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This one had everything.... except NFT Tyrannosaurus trading cards! Huge oversight, as you'll need the profits from that scam to pay the Jones Day lawyers.

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Aaaah -- I blew it! The piece is ruined.

I'll add T-Rex NFT trading cards to my "Ideas" folder to make amends in future.

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Well, here's the thing about NFT-trading cards. It's best if you wait until the market has largely collapsed before you launch. Some will say you're WAY late, but actually you're super early on the next grift.

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Brilliant! Only the mind of a stable super genius works like that.

Perhaps I'll start peddling Field Research-branded steaks and vodka next year too.

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Don't forget your very own Field Research University. Actually, that has a nice ring to it.

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I'm sensing another collaboration brewing...

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Dec 16, 2022Liked by Amran Gowani

Hilarious. All your pieces are funny but this one is an especially good one. I laughed out loud so many times. Who knew that a combo gun control-elon musk-political satire would work so well?

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Thank you, Jing! I'm really pleased with how this piece turned out and I love that you enjoyed it so much!

Satirizing our current world requires deep, dark trips into the surreal...

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I want to say something intelligent right now, but my brains just got blown out of my skull. 🤯🔥🙃

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Thank you, Meg! That was the goal of this piece! When you gather your thoughts, and come to terms with the realities of our future, I'd love to hear any suggestions you might have for future entries in this series.

Also, imagine how I feel. I have to live inside this diseased brain all day long.

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In a good way. If that wasn't obvious.

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Absolutely loved this!

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Thank you, Mary! It's been brewing for a while and I'm thrilled you enjoyed it so much!

I'm hoping this will become a fun, recurring series where I can flex my fiction muscles while still generating some topical laughs.

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I can see this being optioned by Amazon Studios.

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More likely they'll steal my idea and then use Jones Day to crush me in court.

But I'll take the compliment!

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I like this so much. It's fun and gives me ideas for my sixth-grade students. An excellent absurdist piece and idea.

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Thanks, Will! Please, nothing would make me happier than you teaching this to your students. Maybe they'll finally be the generation who institutes reasonable gun laws in this country.

And welcome to the show. You're joining at a very interesting time in my writing career...

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