“Dog Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1676

What do dogs dream of? Yes, they do have dreams; you can tell by their sometime twitches and moans while they’re sleeping, their sometimes strange response to us in their first moments after waking. By their long association with people, perhaps at times they dream they are – people, themselves. And are you, readers, perhaps dogs asleep even now, dreaming that... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Heavenly Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1670

[“To dream that you are resurrected from the dead” – from What Your Dreams Mean] Suddenly I’m here again. What happened? I look around. People in white robes are standing around me, staring down at me. One raises a scalpel... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Soothe-Sleep” / Memorable Fancies #216

[Neuroscientists find a way to record dreams as the dreamer experienced them.] “Bad dreams? Soothe-Sleep Inc. can end them once and for all. Think of the pleasure of knowing you won’t wake up shivering in terror, or keeping your bedmate awake with groans and thrashing. “Soothe-Sleep is a simple device you wear on your head. It detects abnormally strong negative brain waves and generates positive waves until your brain returns to normal. “What is the price of this wonderful new … [Read more...]

“Metadreaming” / Memorable Fancies #1169

[“Someone says ‘I believe I am now dreaming’” – Wittgenstein] I dreamed I was dreaming, and then I woke – or was I still dreaming even then? And even now, while I’m telling you this,... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Beware Your Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1571

The book “What Your Dreams Mean” lists hundreds of possible dreams. Every one, however, seems an omen of disaster. Quickly you flip through the book looking to see if your own dreams are listed, and what bad things could therefore happen to you. This particular book is often gifted to friends recently promoted, on days of congratulation and envy. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“The Law of Dreams” / Memorable Fancies #1354

The Dutiful Republic is ruled by a severe dictatorship. Although the people are fed, clothed, and housed, they are required to obey the many rules, some of them secret, that the government has established for them. Lacking freedom to do anything in the material world, they dream. But there are rules for dreaming, too. <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: The Seventh Effect. In this novel from Mélange Books LLC, a NSA-like organization knows – perhaps too much about … [Read more...]

“Be Careful What You Dream” / Memorable Fancies #1349

Google has invented a device to record your dreams. Plug it in at bedtime, and in the morning your dream-files (.dre) are waiting for you, ready to amuse or terrify you, brighten your conversation at the breakfast table or at work. You can post these dreams online, invite LIKEs and FOLLOWs. Certain dreams are LIKEd by government authorities so much that they FOLLOW you. <END> Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: Try Try Again – A novel of deadly U.S. political intrigue from … [Read more...]