Despite the extraordinary technological progress and the remarkable increase in income, in this postmodern world persists high levels of dissatisfaction. Considering the complex human nature and the harsh reality of life, this era is characterized by the phenomenon of dissatisfaction (whether temporary or chronic), which is difficult to face, mitigate and overcome.
Fresh from the University, Sheila Wulf thinks she's made her mark when she discovers an alien species, but her fifteen minutes of xenopological fame seems to be wasted on a tribe of uncooperative crabs. Could anything be worse? Try working for her. Read it to see what I mean…
"The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions" is also in the collection “Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.