Individual Work
Figurski at Findhorn on Acid

Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, was written in Storyspace, and has been described as a combinatory screwball comedy, full of unreliable (and occasionally delusional) narrators, dishing up a frantic narrative that recalls Monty Python in its absurdity and erudition.

From the publisher’s description: “Frank ‘Many-Pens’ Figurski, paroled after serving six years for killing Professor Quentin Kingsley, is on a mission. Having discovered what is apparently a seventeenth-century mechanical pig washed up on the beach at Findhorn Park, Frank embarks on a quest to determine the pig's authenticity. But it won't be easy, because Frank isn't the only one obsessed with antique porcine contraptions, and he's on acid… Holeton's hypertext mixes numerology, science fiction, Brit prog rock, eighteenth-century robotics, Boy Scouts and classic TV with a charming cadre of unreliable (and occasionally delusional) narrators, dishing up a comic, frantic narrative that recalls Monty Python in its absurdity and erudition.”

See “Don’t Eat the Yellow Hypertext: Notes on Figurski at Findhorn on Acid” for a hypertext essay by the author about the history, theory, and construction of the work (which also served as the source for the screenshots included below): http://www.technorhetoric.net/3.2/response/Kendall/holeton/index.htm

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