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Below are the 15 most recent journal entries recorded in agent777's LiveJournal:

Sunday, April 10th, 2005
10:13 pm
Join My Cult! v3.0 released


"Language Is A Reality Virus." -W. S. Burroughs

"We use the code to create reality every day.

It is said, whoever has a name for a thing, has control over it. Our wars, and our lives, are spent vying for linguistic territory. Not that any of us realized that when the story began...

We started out a group of unintentionally pretentious kids living in the McMansion sprawls of Suburban America with a little too much time on our hands. We could have been anyone.

Then there came the group hypnosis sessions, the shamanic explorations, the sex magick, and of course, the LSD.

Suddenly we realized we had slipped between the cracks. At first, we thought we were free to create and live in whatever world we chose. How wrong we were.

Now half of us are locked in mental institutions for a bombing we don't recall comitting, and the rest are MIA. Where does the story begin and reality end?

After all these years, none of us can believe this is just another work of fiction. We leave you a record of our descent." --Agent 139

Highlights:
Interviews.
A full chapter excerpt of JMC.
Essays- Sex Magick, Myth, Media, etc.
Wordsalad, an ongoing collaborative musickal trance project. (Now 3 45 min installments.)
Sample tracks from the upcoming album subQtaneous.
Saturday, January 22nd, 2005
2:41 am
Recent interview w/ Agent 139
James Curcio's underground novel Join My Cult!, released by New Falcon
press in October of 2004 has quickly gained the attention of young people
across the country. I managed to get a hold of him after reading the book
myself, and had the pleasure of asking him a number of questions that had
been nagging me as I read this fascinating, cryptic book.

Nate (aka Agent 888): If I were to ask you to summarize your book in a few sentences, what
would you say?

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Saturday, December 18th, 2004
2:36 am
“Join My Cult!” help promotron
If you find this interesting, or already have a copy in hand... please
post this to your livejournal, myspace, etc... and pass it on. It's worth
checking out.

“Join My Cult!” Released By New Falcon Press: 10-23-04

In an age of Corporate-defined culture when even rebellion is
pre-packaged, what happens when a group of young suburban adults who
refuse to join any established genre band together?

In "Join My Cult!" (http://www.joinmycult.org), underground artist James
Curcio invites the reader to join this unique band of explorers as they
experiment with shamanism, magick, vision question, hallucinogenic drugs,
and what legendary novelist Robert Anton Wilson describes as "guerilla
ontology."

The approach is already working. Guerilla ontologists have already
planted the http://www.joinmycult.org meme in many places from mainstream
publications like JIVE to on-line outlets such as disinfo.org and
fark.com.

Curcio is known in some circles as a musician (Babalon). Others know his
work as a visual artist, (http://www.jamescurcio.net). His novel "Join My
Cult" is now available from Arizona-based publisher New Falcon Press.
Curcio's name now stands alongside such New Falcon authors as Timothy
Leary, Robert Anton Wilson, Dr. Christopher Hyatt, and Aliester Crowley.

Curcio's release of "Join My Cult" coincides with the kick-off of a
related multi-media project and New Falcon's new e-zine, Digital Falcon.
(http://www.digital-falcon.com).

Here's why so many are rushing to "Join My Cult!":

"Join My Cult! reads like a stroboscopic MTV docu-drama of Ulysses and
Illuminatus!"
--- Peter Carroll, author of PsyberMagick, Liber Null &
Psychonaut and Liber Kaos: The Psychonomicon

"The slick site for James Curcio's occulture novel Join My Cult (Tempe AZ:
New Falcon Press, 2004) offers a multimedia exploration of characters,
essays, journal entries and soundscapes. With a nod to Robert Anton Wilson
and the chaos magick school, Curcio offers his insights on Tantra, Babalon
and the Parzival mythos"
--- Website review by Disinfo.org

"Did I read Join My Cult? Or was it just a strange and wonderful dream?
James Curcio has created a lunatic narrative that haunts and teases with
the promise of revelations to come. Open this book only if you are
prepared for a reality-wrenching journey into the secrets of the Invisible
Masters."
--- Philip H. Farber, author of FutureRitual: Magick for the 21st Century

"James Curcio has one hand on Pandora's box and the key to open it in the
other. Join My Cult is an invitation to chaos, treading the thinly veiled
landscape between madness and genius. Once you make the trip, there is no
turning back."
--- Devon White, certified hypnotist and founder of Synergy Media Network
& LIAR magazine

When James Curcio (a.k.a. Agent139) isn't secretly mind-controlling
impressionable youth, he poses as the creative director of a number of
media companies and projects. He is currently working on pre-production
for Fas Ferox, a multimedia graphic novel project with a team of artists
including creative consultant multi-award winning novelist Neil Gaiman. He
resides in Upstate New York when he isn't traveling.

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Monday, November 15th, 2004
8:02 pm
Digital Falcon
Welcome to Digital Falcon ---the first phase of the overhaul and expansion of New Falcon Publication's website. Why "Digital Falcon"? Well, as you may have noticed, we've been producing more and more digital products. Audio CDs were just the beginning. Soon we will release our first DVD (it's from the mad Dr. Hyatt). Soon you will be able to download a variety of ebooks, MP3s,video on demand and more. (In the meantime, check out the Free Stuff to the right.) Does that mean we are moving away from traditional books? Hell, no---just take a look at our upcoming titles. Think of Digital Falcon as our means of expanding into new media----so we can offend even more people...in more ways...
Sunday, October 24th, 2004
3:33 pm
RELEASE
A project 10 years in the making is finally complete, and available.

JOIN MY CULT! has been released to the masses through New Falcon Press on 10-23! God knows what will ensue. For those of you who somehow have missed hearing about the project, it is "about" a group of young adults in suburban america that fall through the cracks of the ad-culture and start dabbling with shamanism, visionary drug use, magick, etc. and wind up well over their heads. Much of it is told from within the walls of a mental asylum, that final cultural arbiter of real/unreal.

Pick up an early copy at a 10% discount at
http://www.newfalcon.com/books/join_my_cult.htm . Spread the word.

This has been a public service announcement of the Mothers of the Cuban
Revolution and Larry Snodgrass, et al.
Sunday, September 5th, 2004
11:02 am
Coming Soon-
Religions. Philosophies. Advertising campaigns. Gurus. Prozac. All of these drugs are sold as answers to our deepest questions: Why are we here? What truly has meaning?

For a group of young adults desperately searching for meaning in the bleak McMansion sprawls of Suburban America, these questions are of the essence. When none of the accepted avenues of thought or behavior make sense any longer, they wander into an unknown territory of magick, drug use, and shamanic exploration.

Through satire and drama, Join My Cult takes you on an inward initiatory journey and a deeply hypnotic experience.
11:02 am
Yesterday, I played laser tag at 14,000 feet (a 10 year old kicked my ass) and smoked a cuban cigar and drank cognac after countless free margaritas.
Saturday, August 7th, 2004
6:09 pm
Woodstock Tattoo & Art Festival Discount



This is a must-see for all fans of body modification, tattooing, H. R.
Giger, or subculture art in general. You can recieve a
15% discount through
Join My Cult. Simply go HERE
and enter the promotion code: rfl3a2.
Wednesday, August 4th, 2004
3:04 am
Wednesday, July 28th, 2004
5:09 am
Media & Indoctrination (in progress)
This is an essay I'm working on in a series of essays... So it may make references to previous or future "chapters" which obviously aren't included. This is still very much "in progress" so (constructive, please) input and criticism is welcome.

(For more go here. Join My Cult! .)

Cultural Sustainability I: Media & Cultural Programming: Introduction.

Media, backed by a socially legitimized, centralized currency, is our modern method of cultural indoctrination. It can even serve as a form of leverage through which we can spread culture without ever bothering to send military force. It is only in areas that we cannot leverage through financial or media-indoctrination pressure that we must resort to military occupation. The motivating factor here is of course primarily corporate and financial.

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Monday, July 26th, 2004
1:57 am
Check it out
Just got some of my stuff shown at Heavenshell.net

Artwork

&

Essays
Saturday, July 24th, 2004
12:58 am
Fas Ferox images
These are a few of the images I've been working on for a (very "hush hush") upcoming project.


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Friday, July 23rd, 2004
6:39 pm
Join My Cult! (excerpt)
Agent 139 ran his hands through the stubble of his hair, flecks of water spraying in every direction. They were in the cabin of Jesus’ car. Their only sense of connection to the outside world came from the low purr of the motor. Scenes flew by at impossible speeds, illuminated for a brief moment, passing again into non-existence.

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6:24 pm
Messengers
I wanted to share a meme that keeps popping up for me...
In thoughts,
in interactions,
billboards,
today and yesterdays puzzle pieces.

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6:08 pm
Artritual.
Essay on the basic theory of ritual, magick, etc.

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