Everything Looks Like A Mall Now (A Short Story)

“The Domain — Austin, Texas” by peterlfrench is marked with CC BY 2.0 license.

(This is a short story I posted on my Myspace blog on October 5, 2008, inspired by both an RFID shopping cart wheel lock in a Walgreens parking lot near my apartment, and the sort of “high-density residential centers” starting to pop up in Austin around then which have now taken over. I imagined a life contained strictly within them, defined by gigged remote work and algorithm-defined consumption. In the

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I used to work for Macaulay Culkin. Technically still do. https://www.patreon.com/destroyed4com4t. More writing at: https://ranibaker.contently.com/

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