A large part of my daily habit is dedicated to an intense and ongoing regimen of procrastination through whatever means I can find. It’s gotten so bad that if I wasn’t reading something (kinda) for class, I was on a website absorbing prodigious amounts of useless trivia. I’d be on twitter until I caught up,… Continue reading Mental Static
I don’t hate writers of fanfiction or fanfic itself, but I think you’re terrible if you call yourself a writer and all you produce is fanfic.
I’ve been stuck in a rut with an uninteresting essay on one side and a time-wasting pamphlet exercise on the other. Since I can’t work up the energy to tackle either of these, I can’t seem to get a footing for a blog post, either. The essence of the problem is choice.
These class-assigned articles for reading are sometimes pretty great. This one is one of those articles but instead of making me go whoa the internet It makes me realize I’ve spent more of my life on an internet devoid of social media than my peers. ‘Peers’ being a generous way of making implicit that everywhere… Continue reading Dark Social
I’ve been drinking. Let’s talk about inspiration.
Everyone has to agree that advertising is necessary and is also a shitty thing to drown in. It’s everywhere, it’s all the time, and I can’t imagine a time when it seemed to recede in ubiquity.
Talking comes first. As little dumb baby idiot things we learn how to use these symbolic representations of information with our gross, wet word holes. Mostly so we can fill them with food or small choking hazards but sometimes to express thoughts and opinions on matters great and small. Somewhere between learning to make noise… Continue reading Voice
Making something up is really, really easy. Telling a story is really, really hard. “Why must it be so?!” You interrobang-cry at the internet with both fists shaking angrily at your indifferent ceiling. Well, I don’t know you but I’m willing to bet it’s that you aren’t telling your story.
Collective Syndication: Creation of Prosthetic Knowledge “Scientia potentia est.“ Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
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