Le Passé Concocté

With all the talk of the importance of living in the moment the past has gotten a bit of a raw deal, dismissed as irrelevant simply because it isn’t part of the oft-lauded “now.” But we Evil Twins happen to love the past. We love it so much that one past is simply not enough: we needs must create new ones.

It is with this in mind that we bring you the following works.

The Expeditious Vindicator: 

LOFTY THOUGHTS AND High IDEALS

FOR A BRIGHTER TOMORROW IN COÖS COUNTY,

Volume Three, Number Two, Summer 1901

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Excerpt:

Victim’s Body Found at Last, Cause of Death a Wife’s Curse

The body of Timotheus Bonnett, Whitefield’s former muleskinner, which disappeared on April 14, 1843, has just been discovered in the basement of his home on 110 Union Street.

When Mr. Bonnett disappeared suspicion had first been cast on Ed Bart, Hearst slugger, among the few having last seen Bonnett at the saloon. Witnesses say that Bart had provoked Bonnett by casting aspersions on the virtue of his mother, then on the scholastic competence of his childhood schoolteacher, then on the stain-removing skills of his laundress, and finally on the carrying capacity of his mule. The final insult was the last straw, and Bonnett, with a bellyful of pizzle rotgut, hamfisted Bart into the street and walked away, never to be seen in public again . . .

The Repository of Wonders Museum Catalogue

The LeNormand Deck