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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Graham Charleston, Newest Report!

This just in!  Charles Allen Gramlich is this century’s Nostradamus. Local pseudoscientist, Les Ramli, has spent the entire past decade examining the epigraphs that Gramlich used to open the chapters in his first novel, Cold in the Light. Ramli presented convincing proof to this reporter that the epigraphs have been predicting important world events since the book’s publication in 2002.  

Consider the following: “The hair stood up on their bodies when they saw the ruins. It must have been the roar of winds through the white canyons of stone, or the cold stroke of ancestral memory.  Maybe it was just the dead passing by with empty eyes.”

Ramli says that this epigraph successfully predicted the rise of the highly popular TV show, “The Walking Dead,” as well as the entire zombie apocalypse fascination that is currently sweeping our country.” How stupid of me not to have figured that out for myself, I thought after hearing Ramli’s comment.  Other epigraphs in the book successfully predicted that Curiosity would find shiny things on Mars,  that the 2012 presidential election would be won by either a Republican or a Democrat, and the 115 pound pumpkin that local farmer Chas Springs grew this very October.  

Learn your future and the future of your world. Buy and read Cold in the Light today!

--Graham Charleston reporting, for the Deerhaven Endeavour.

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At 11:41 AM, Blogger Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

You saw the Walking Dead coming? What show is next?

At 12:05 PM, Blogger Deka Black said...

I know! dead tired of walking!

At 1:01 PM, Blogger Snowbrush said...

Now that's interesting. I'm referring to the idea of being able to predict the future without ever once being able to predict any event in the future that held the least importance.

At 2:00 PM, Blogger Travis Cody said...

Perhaps you can predict the next round of shows to be cancelled so I can avoid the frustration of getting caught up in them, only to have them gone before revealing the climax of the background story.

At 5:02 PM, Blogger Charles Gramlich said...

Alex, I fear it is not so easy to call it up consciously. I must prepare carefully to write my epigraphs in a moment of oneness with the secondary world. :)

Deka, I'm feeling dead tired myself at the moment, which is strange considering I'm coming off vacation.

Snowbrush, the 115 pound pumpkin was perhaps of incredible importance. you have heard of the butterfly effect? Well this is the Pumpkin effect.

Travis Cody, I shall endeveour to do so, although it most likely will require a bribe of some type, such as beer. :)

At 5:42 PM, Blogger Cloudia said...


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At 7:22 PM, Blogger ivan said...

I am certainly dating myself, but this does bring to mind a popular song of l962.

"It was the Monster Mash
It was a graveyard smash
The Monster Mash...

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At 12:27 AM, Blogger Prashant C. Trikannad said...

Good one, Charles! The epigraph alluding to "The Walking Dead" was cool. I like an epigraph or two in my writing and they are usually borrowed. Writing your own requires some thinking.

At 3:33 AM, Blogger Lisa said...

I'm loving Graham Charleston! :)

At 4:56 AM, Blogger the walking man said...

OMG! Dude now I am going to have to go back and try to decipher all the coding!

At 8:13 AM, Blogger Charles Gramlich said...

Cloudia, indeed.

Ivan, dating me too. I like that song.

Prashant, they were a lot of fun. I did them over a pretty long time.

Lisa, interesting guy. I've met him, btw. :)

Mark, if anyone could do it, you could.

At 9:43 AM, Blogger pattinase (abbott) said...

Very clever, Charles. I need to know when the market is going to slump again. Let me know.

At 10:52 AM, Blogger Bernard Lee DeLeo said...

Thank you, Graham Charleston! I agree completely. COLD IN THE LIGHT was indeed a milestone and harbinger of the zombie apocalypse. Good read!

At 1:01 PM, Blogger Charles Gramlich said...

Patti, I'll be sure and let you know. For a price, of course. :)

Bernard, thanks, man.

At 6:05 PM, Blogger G. B. Miller said...

Hey Charles!

Just wanted stop by and apologize, as I had a severe brain cramp and accidently deleted your wonderful comment on my blog post today.

However, I did make a good attmept at answering it, because I had so thoroughly enjoyed everyone's answer I managed to memorize the basic outline of everyone's comment while I was reading.

Also, apologies for the slight interruption in your comment thread.

At 8:03 PM, Blogger laughingwolf said...

again, no SEX in them thar epigraphs... pity! ;)


At 10:27 PM, Blogger Charles Gramlich said...

G. B., no problem, man. Tis all good.

laughingwolf, I'll have to add that next time just for you. :)

At 3:12 PM, Blogger laughingwolf said...

thank you... in advance ;)

At 10:32 PM, Blogger sage said...

The great thing about your self-promotions is the humor! Thanks for the laugh.

At 5:35 PM, Blogger Chris Benjamin said...

That is a unique pitch indeed. And highly convincing.

At 6:41 PM, Blogger Charles Gramlich said...

Laughingwolf, certainly.

Sage, figured no one would read them without it.

Chris, I see my nefarious scheme is working then. :)

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