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I Saw a Dinosaur Then Wrote This Story

by Vince Hempsall, June 14, 2015

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“Big fish do weird things to people. And by big fish I mean really big fish. They affect some part of our limbic brain and account for the bordering on manic popularity of Shark Week, River Monsters and Jaws(not so sure about this one, how about how people google giant catfish wrangling (magazines or movies?). […]

The Ugliest Story Ever

by Vince Hempsall, November 10, 2014

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My fiancĂ© is a fish biologist and I have to admit there are occasions when it’s difficult for me to keep up with her day-to-day activities, which could include “ion regulation,” “Parr-Smolt transformation,” or “Leptocephali.” (I think that’s how it’s spelled.) One day, though, she started describing a local sustainability movement to save this ugly […]