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An Audio Book version of Adam Priest's novella "Do Dream Sheep Bleat?"
A short story about magic and mind, about consciousness, cognizance and conjuring. Also, there's a penguin.
"Incredible, this book has completely changed the way I live my life. It's taught me my aims, my goals, how to achieve my dreams. Now I'm rich!" - John Shamrock
Find the full text or buy the book at:
This project is the audio book, released a chapter at a time according to donations. It could take a month or so to get new chapters recorded after donations are given.
Driven by a strong polemic argument, this will be an educational documentary about our enduring relationship with recreational drugs. The film looks at our biological, historical and political connections to mind altering chemicals and puts forward a compelling argument for a complete overhaul of the present drug laws.
Rev Priest's Video Ministries.
A rant for "Bob", extolling the virtues of the Church Of The Subgenius. Eternal salvation guaranteed or triple your money back.
New rants will be made AFTER funds are raised, it may take up to a month or so. Rants will be released on the first Wednesday of the month.
A series of songs based on a dream.
On the 2nd of October 2010, a routine space journey of the intergalactic space liner 491 was raided by Pirates, losing all hands, including the beautiful Daughter of Queen Nin.
Or so the queen's official story goes.
New evidence revealed this week suggests that there was more afoot than the authorities revealed, and that the ill fated star-ship may have been the subject of an official cover-up.
Using footage gathered from the black-box recorder of the ship itself, on-board communication logs and recovered amateur video shot by passengers on board, we will tell the REAL story of that ill fated ship, and those who sailed in her.
Monkeys, mounted on flying stuffed birds joust each other with pencils for lances.
The code is GPLed, find the source repo here: https://github.com/revpriest/Joust-Adventure
A series of video conferences between a girl and her dead granddad.
Gradually they learn to understand the worlds they each live in, against an increasingly oppressive political background.
Each episode is released with a free creative commons licence. Copy it and edit it and use it as much as you want.
Each subsequent episode is released when the fundraising thermometer on the right reaches a designated target.
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The Jobbins/Jones Hypothesis" is a serialized novel by Adam Priest about consciousness and conspiracy, about mind and manipulation.
An eclectic group of people run from the law, the conspiracy, and into a life-changing adventure.
Each chapter will be written and released as the funding thermometer on the right fills up. Donate now!