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Reading: Help Fund my Robot Army!!!

Help Fund my Robot ArmyTitle:  Help Fund my Robot Army!!! & Other Improbable Crowdfunding Projects
Editor:  John Joseph Adams
Short story anthology
Genre: eh

This collection is really an outrage idea. All of the stories are fake Kickstarter projects with fantastical or science fiction elements. Each story is presented as if it was a Kickstarter pitch. And of course the project was funded by a kickstarter… which I supported. How meta is that!

Part of the fun of this collection is knowing the format and the ways in which the stories plays with that format. In the following I will comment on the stories that interested me.

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METAtropolis: The Dawn of Uncivilization

METAtropolis500Title: METAtropolis: The Dawn of Uncivilization
Author: Jay Lake, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, John Scalzi , Karl SchroederSerie: METAtropolis
Published: 20/10 2008 by Audible Frontiers
Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
Read: October 19. to 20., 2013
Status: First reading
Genre: Science Fiction

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