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The Secret of Flunkey Island [Hashtag Adventure Game]

The Secret of Flunkey Island is an Instagram based, choose your own adventure game which utilises hashtags for its game mechanic.

I initially started creating this game by adding text to images I found on my phone (like below) and trying to weave them together into a story.

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Death: A Romantic Comedy [Original Screenplay]

Ever since I read Without Feathers I’ve been a massive Woody Allen fan, or as we’re now known,  Woody Allen Sympathisers. I wrote this short screen play at the hight of my Woody Allen fandom and for extra pretension points, I even hunt-and-pecked the whole thing on an Olympia portable typewriter, just like the one Woody has used to write everything he has ever written, from Shouts and Murmurs pieces for the New Yorker to Oscar winning screenplays.

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One downside of using a typewriter is I haven’t been able to put this script online or do anything to it since I wrote it, and during the elapsed time, Woody’s legacy as a writer has been somewhat overshadowed by his shady personal goings-on. But I finally got around to scanning it, so here it is for the first time, warts and all. The influence should be quite clear, and I challenge you to read this and not picture the king creep himself as the protagonist.

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Read it here: Death. A Romantic Comedy

*Side note – The character Liz is an age appropriate, consenting adult.

Busy week on twitter.

Girls Girls Girls Ft. Eddie Peppitone

Mashup featuring vocals from Eddie Peppitone’s worst comedy album The Big Push. Recorded ‘live’ in Djay app for iPhone, by far the least efficient way to create music. Enjoy.

larry.jpgComic strip based on the life of my mate @LarryWrites, this may become a regular so make sure to check my social channels frequently, if you like that sort of thing.

I’m currently working on…

A fan script for the Indiana Jones sequel we actually want. Yes, Mutt dies in the first scene, comes back as a grail zombie, spends the whole movie in a lead lined fridge then dies again at the end. #SpoilerAlert

HIRE ME

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If you ever wondered why your ads are underperforming, your tweets are underwhelming and your emails are under spam.

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Still on a Jeff Goldblum tip right now so I made this ad for a fragrance based on JG’s classic overused line: Must go faster

My schedule is like WTF, and that’s just Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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