Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

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Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Post by mightytwix » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:07 am

Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change
by Kij Johnson.
North Park is a backwater tucked into a loop of the Kaw River: pale dirt and baked grass, aging playground equipment, silver-leafed cottonwoods, underbrush, mosquitoes and gnats that blacken the air at dusk. To the south is a busy street. Engine noise and the hissing of tires on pavement mean the park is no retreat. By late afternoon the air smells of hot tar and summertime river bottoms. There are two entrances to North Park: the formal one, of silvered railroad ties framing an arch of sorts, and an accidental little gap in the fence back where Second Street dead-ends into the park’s west side, just by the river.
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Re: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Post by mightytwix » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:10 am

I gotta say this is some great cover art!
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Re: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Post by random_string » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:03 pm

I love that Pixies "Where is My Mind" piano cover at the start of the story, about 2:48 into the episode.

Anyone know where I can find that version for download or purchase?

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Re: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Post by D00MSDAY » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:01 am

Everything--from the main story to the music to the art, to the twitfic...Hit me just right. This is why I listen faithfully every week. Currently reloading this so I can hear it again in the car tomorrow. Thanks a million.

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Re: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Post by Lisa3737 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:55 pm

I really enjoyed this story!

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