Nov 6, 2022 • 16M

A Reading of The Zebra and the Lions

A Story in which Hector the Zebra Learns the Value of Herd Membership

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Daniel D
A Ghost in the Machine features hot takes on modern life from Daniel D, a regular human in a world gone mad. Daniel is nerdy and philosophical like Woody Allen, loud and angry like Sam Kinison, and full of shit like a clogged gas station toilet. It's all part of Life's rich pageant!
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In this episode, Daniel D reads the animal story, The Zebra and the Lions: Hector the Zebra Discovers the Value of Herd Membership, published this morning on A Ghost in the Machine under a new section for “Tall Tales and Absurd Allegories.”

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The Zebra and the Lions
[I am starting a new section on this substack for a series called “Tall Tales and Absurd Allegories.” This strange story, “The Zebra and the Lions,” is the first installment. Hope you like it. It’s an experiment — just trying new things to “get unstuck…
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