This post was one of the first to incorporate images – I abandoned the old suck.com model of text + links in favor of images with captions. I then deleted the captions on this repost because they weren’t funny.
Worse. When I started really looking at the world around me in a semi-adult way starting sometime in the early 2000s, I started to understand that things were bad. In large part this came thanks to a sort of awakening of self-awareness which, to be blunt, I had lacked. I recently re-read some George HerbertContinue reading “How’s it Goin’?”
Back in the day, my old entertainment standby and Web 1.0 blogspiration, Suck.com, ran a quiz on “geekiness.” It wasn’t a real quiz or anything, not like Facebook has quizzes or what have you – this was post-irony, pre-earnestness, mostly sarcastic Web 1.0 territory, before 9/11 but after grunge. It was the kind of quizContinue reading “SSS Archive – 5 February 2010”
We have to remember. We have to remember how it felt, why it happened, who’s to blame, and what it cost us. Every last bit of it.
Go back and write that in too – Shia Labeouf has special signature ninja stars.
receding the industrial revolution, labor was cheap and materials were expensive. That’s why everything from before the 1800’s is covered in lace and filigree or carved out in bas relief – some landlord would trade off a cow, a sheep, a hectare of land and a daughter of virtue true for about half an ounceContinue reading “SSS Archive – 20 January 2010”
It needs to be either shorter or longer” is one of my most oft-repeated criticisms when I participate in workshops or grade a student’s creative work. It’s also a criticism I have all but tattooed to the inside of my eyelids – it’s that important.
Your club wouldn’t do this for you – unless your club were DCFC: Detroit City Football Club.
gaming comes a post about a game that I won’t play and a Jeremiad about why I won’t play it – because nobody asked.
Every so often in blogs past, usually once a year or so, I blog about gaming and the fact that it is awesome. It’s a great mix of socializing, fantasizing, and creativity. The gaming, that is, not the blogging. The blogging is mostly a lot of self-indulgent drivel.