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FULL SIZED RAVEN BODY PILLOWS NOW AVAILABLE!

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You asked for it, you got it. Merry Xmas. Snuggle up with Raven Baby in this 21″ x 61 body pillow cover. (You provide your own pillow.) $40, plus shipping (Shipping is $10 in the states and $15 in Europe). Raven is a lonely boi. He needs your love. Won’t you give it to him?

You can buy it over on Bandcamp. https://mochalab.bandcamp.com/merch/full-sized-raven-body-pillow-21-x-60

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Posted by on December 9, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

The Slenderman Musical Has Been Remixed And Is Out Now!

Just in time for Christmas! Nothing gets you in the spirit of Xmas like a romping tale of Slender shenanigans. Slenderman, ghosts, secret holy orders, sub-realities, monasteries on the outside of the world where everyone slowly descends into madness, some quality time with mother, and of course the infamous incident that takes place in Act 3 which makes this hands down the most divisive album of my career.

Of course, really, this is a story about isolation and connection, despite the cacophony of surreal and absurd horror tropes that march through this piece.

There has been a recent surge of interest in this tale, and despite all the hubbub about the Act 3 incident, the real issue i have is with its poor mixing. It’s driven me crazy all this time, and so now, in the holiday spirit, i have gone back and remixed it so it sounds far more listenable. There is a plot point near the end that i do realize is stupid and was a poor choice, and which i have changed. (I am prepared to defend why i changed this and why i didn’t change any of the other controversial bits.)

Act 1 is one of the best single acts i have ever made and act 3… is the literal definition of love it or hate it. Sounding a bit better than before, ladies and gentlemen, The Slenderman Musical! (Also, a purchase of this album gets you a Christmas Eve visit from SlenderSanta!)

 
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Posted by on December 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Omg, i swear to you, this is the greatest thing i have ever seen.
If you have ever done theater in your life, you need to watch this right now. This is freaking hysterical. I haven’t laughed like this in forever. Seriously. This is great. (and i hate peter pan the musical)

 

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Video Of The Full Length Dolls Production In Bayreuth, Germany Now On YouTube!

Looking good, too. I’ll give it a proper watch in a minute here, but i thought i’d post the link since i know a good number of you are always excited to watch new Dolls productions that find their way online.

 

The full cast and crew credits is at the YouTube link. If you like it , be sure to say a few kind words to the cast and crew.

 
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Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Threnody by Matthew Broyles Is Coming. Are You Ready?

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/my-second-novel-threnody#/

At the edge of the galaxy, shadows gather. The true dark, not merely the absence of light. At the vanguard of its advance, the youngest of a near-immortal race is flung into the fulcrum of cosmic history.

In order to solve the mystery of the shadows, he must first unravel the riddle of his species’ existence, a secret which has been well hidden for over 20,000 years.

What he finds will change everything. From the author of Rewired comes an adventure into deep space, both without and within.

Matthew Broyles, whose excellent first novel Rewired i’ve already waxed on about previously, has an indigogo campaign to help fund the publication of his new novel, Threnody. You should help. Also check out the awesome trailer (with music by yours truly). And be sure to check out his Indigogo campaign

 
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Posted by on October 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Census of Known Floozies by Phoenix

So there’s this big headcanon going around about the Floozies from Raven’s Carnival. It goes as thus:

There was on original Floozy, Violet who came to the Carnival. Raven took a liking to her and gave her a job. Over time an unusual thing happened which surprised even Raven, but he went with it, as it was truly interesting. Violet started multiplying. There is currently twelve of her. They all took up jobs and in no small way, run certain day to day details of the Carnival that Raven is frankly glad to not have to manage. This goes so well that many of the working folks there become “Honorary Floozies”. The Twelve obviously are held in particularly high regard and are the go to people for keeping things civil and running, with Raven as the final say, of course, but as said, he’s pretty much fine with things. The floozy/Raven relationship is complicated and not something we need to go into here.

This then, is the list of all Carnival workers, that is, honorary floozies. Floozy is kind of synonymous with “carny”, and so yeah, the guy who works one of the game booths is totally delighted when Violet calls him a floozy. That’s how the culture works there.

  1. “Violet” – (the original template for the original Floozies) Raven Baby’s #1 Stage Manager
  2. “Ticket-Tape Rayne” – handles all ticket sales for carnival attractions
  3. “Red Delicious” – sells candy apples
  4. “Dippy Weiner” – sells corn dogs
  5. “Candy Floss” – sells cotton candy
  6. “Poppy” – sells popcorn
  7. “Sugar Baby” – sells funnel cakes
  8. “Frostine” – sells ice cream
  9. “Hot Buns” – sells burgers and fries
  10. “Bubbles” – runs the dunk tank
  11. “Goldie” – runs the fish bowl game
  12. “Sammy Slammer” – runs the high striker game
  13. “Alda Single-Lady” – runs the ring toss game
  14. “Milky Jugs” – runs the milk can game
  15. “Li’l Squirter” – runs the water gun shoot-out game
  16. “Daffy Deadeye” – runs the shooting gallery
  17. “Blow-It-Up Betty” – sells balloons
  18. “Mirage” – supervises activity in the Hall of Mirrors
  19. “Hazy Mazie” – assists in the design and maintenance of all labyrinths
  20. “Carrie Crankshaft” – operates the carousel and oversees its maintenance
  21. “Bunny Hill” – operates the roller coaster and oversees its maintenance
  22. “Wheelie Wendy” – operates the Ferris wheel and oversees its maintenance
  23. “Bump ‘n Grind” – operates the bumper cars and oversees their maintenance
  24. “Caterpillar” – operates the music express and oversees its maintenance
  25. “Lila” – operates the tunnel of love and oversees its maintenance
  26. “Harmony” – one of Raven’s back-up singers for his performances, and a bit of a diva
  27. “Melody” – one of Raven’s back-up singers for his performances, and a skilled actress
  28. “Rhythm” – one of Raven’s back up singers for his performances, and his best dancer
  29. “Fooly Folly” – manages the Carnival’s clowns
  30. “Bonny Barker” – manages the Carnival’s sideshow attractions
  31. “Miss Fortune” – operates a fortune-telling tent
  32. “Dr. Stitchright” – performs surgical procedures for those who choose to join the sideshow
  33. “Pastel” – creates promotional materials displayed throughout the Carnival
  34. “Sinderella” – performs most custodial services needed in the Carnival
  35. “Madame Mauve” – the manager of the pleasure palace behind Door #1
  36. “Pansy” – a sex worker behind Door #1, caters to clientele preferring an innocent aesthetic
  37. “Orchid” – a sex worker behind Door #1, caters to clientele preferring elegance and grace
  38. “Thistle” – a sex worker behind Door #1, caters to particularly kinky clientele
  39. “Juicy Marinade” – the manager of the pleasure palace behind Door #2, a chef
  40. “Cheesecake” – a baker behind Door #2
  41. “Artemisia” – the manager of the pleasure palace behind Door #3, and an artist
  42. “Symphonia” – a conductor who organizes the music behind Door #3
  43. “Crystal Methany” – the manager of the pleasure palace behind Door #4
  44. “The Lady of the Lake” – the manager of the pleasure palace behind Door #5
  45. “Lacy Bobbin” – designs and creates the costumes used at the Carnival
  46. “Powder Puff” – designs and applies the make-up effects used at the Carnival
  47. “Buffabelle” – deals with rowdy and unpleasant guests in her capacity as security guard
  48. “Flower Plower” – the groundskeeper, oversees landscaping
  49. “Wrench Wench” – oversees the general maintenance bay at the Carnival
  50. “Butterscotch” – Raven Baby’s personal assistant and gofer
  51. “DJ Delightful” – (formerly known as Shira) operates the Carnival’s radio broadcast

 

(Names in PURPLE are the original 12 Floozies, a hive mind and collective intelligence who are all clones of the Original Floozy, Violet.)

(Names in BLACK are women who have been accepted into the Floozy community as “Honorary Floozies”)

(Names in BLUE are men who have been accepted into the Floozy community as “Honorary Floozies”)

(Names in RED are non-binary individuals who have been accepted in the Floozy community as “Honorary Floozies”)

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

What Kind Of Memes Would The AIs Meme If The AIs Could Meme Memes?

Now, it stands to reason that in the cyberpunk age, New Albion has its share of hackers as well as general computer riff raff. I would imagine that some of the best hackers, the elite, would have noticed and concluded that on the web was… some arbitrator of rules. There are things you cannot do if someone does not want you to. Is it government? Is it corporate? Is it… someone? Something? Because in the end, the net in New Albion is not truly free, the AIs have final say as to what they will allow to go on or not go on there.

Theories might abound. But only amongst the circle good enough to even have noticed and concluded something is there.

Now, the AIs might wish to interact. It’s their only real interaction with humanity since they got into the room. Maybe they wish to understand this new generation. Maybe they wish to have a finger on humanity in case they need to alleviate paranoia that they even exist. Maybe they don’t mind a couple people knowing they exist. Who knows? But at some point they decide to interact and as that interaction grows, they try to join in on the memeing fun.

What would that look like? Former humans (with PTSD) from two generations previous who haven’t actually been human for 20 years trying their hand at being hip and humorous…

(thanks to phoenix and nero)

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Posted by on October 20, 2017 in Uncategorized