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Ferretbrain was an easy-going, irreverent e-zine about stuff - we published reviews, essays, opinion pieces, podcasts and whatever else we thought was cool at the time. It was fun while it lasted, but it's sort of served its purpose, and so by mutual agreement between both our founding editor Wardog and our current editor Arthur we are shuttering the place. The website will stay as it is so that people can pay their last respects and save anything they want to treasure forever; then it will go dark as April 2019 draws to a close. For full details see the announcement here.

For our articles, you can click on the articles link on the sidebar or browse this very front page for updates. Podcasts can be found under podcasts. The playpen was where we talked about things we found on the internet, or what happened to be on our mind at the time.

We would ask you to refrain from commenting except for on the Ferret Blogroll - a repository of links to places where contributors and commenters are going to be hanging out and posting their stuff in future - and for the Playpen, if you want to say your goodbyes there. If you still have an OpenID, that might still work. If you have an existing account you have lost access to, email the editor (editor at ferretbrain dot com) and he can help you out; otherwise, under the circumstances we're not giving out new accounts.

For more information about Ferretbrain, check out our about page (currently left as our previous editor last revised it - and now will no longer be revised).

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  • So sorry to hear about Gene Wolfe, Arthur. I still haven't gotten around to checking out his stuff, other than one short story, and a novel I read like, a chapter or two of, at most; maybe som... at 15:30 on 18-04-2019 by Robinson L - link
  • In other news, I added a Discord for my blogs, check it out. at 10:40 on 16-04-2019 by Arthur B - link
  • GENE WOLFE DIED YESTERDAY. Given how much energy I put into championing his work here in the early days of Ferretbrain, I almost feel responsible. But not responsible enough to cancel the Grea... at 17:18 on 15-04-2019 by Arthur B - link
  • Yes, a Discord would be of interest to me as well. at 15:43 on 08-04-2019 by Ibmiller - link
  • Oh, it's going!  I guess all things pass...  Ferretbrain was one of my favourite places to go on the internet, long long ago. I guess I changed, the internet changed, life became mor... at 09:16 on 04-03-2019 by Guy - link
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  • on Ferret Blogroll : It's been a good run, ferrets. Thanks to you all, and I hope to keep following your thoughts and reviews. For the blogroll:  <br... 20:11 on 15-02-2019 - Sonia Mitchell - link
  • on Ferret Blogroll : Sad to see this end, especially such a short time after I joined. Gonna repost my texts eventually on my own blog (<a href="https://soer... 10:03 on 07-01-2019 - Sören Heim - link
  • on Ferret Blogroll : I'm only a commentor, though I did have the great honor of guesting on one of the last podcasts I know about on the site (about As You L... 04:41 on 26-11-2018 - Ibmiller - link
  • on Ferret Blogroll : I don’t have a blog (although I should probably get one now). I do however have a slipshod, slapdash, self-published novel which c... 05:10 on 08-11-2018 - Raymond H - link
  • on Ferret Blogroll : Awesome! I will link back to them bit by bit. :) (I've stripped out a lot of link to others' articles for my reposts on Fake Geek Boy/Re... 01:37 on 05-11-2018 - Arthur B - link
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