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6/18/11 / Post

On celebrity I admire all celebrities, even the bad ones, for having thick skin. From Anthony Wiener to Lindsay Lohan to the Kardashians, it takes incredible…something*, to live down everything that’s said about you, and with Twitter and Facebook it’s even more pervasive and in-your-face. I’ll admit that I can probably dish it out a [...]

On blogging and twitter-ing

This image was suggested by tagaroo as being revelevant to this post based on its content. Blogging is already a form of hubris, but twitter-ing takes it to a whole new level. “Listen to me world. This is what I’m doing, this is where I am, this is what I’m thinking about something that doesn’t [...]

12/27/09 / On advice

[abp:0980033004] “You live only as long as you can lie into the mug of anybody, and without batting an eye. And when you can’t anymore, well, it’s time to get hold of that razorblade.” -Tranquility, Attila Bartis, Pg. 99 With the proliferation of advice – on the Internet, in the news, on television shows (Oprah, [...]

Of ‘isms, ‘ists, and ‘ites

I’m weary of investing my time in magazine articles and new books, because these are written by authors I haven’t heard of, authors without a reputation. Is that conformity of some sort? Does that make me a conformist or traditionalist or classicist? Do I subscribe to counter-originalism? I am uncomfortable with the idolizing of any [...]

6/29/09 / Rest

I must have, literally, the lyrics to thousands of songs stored in my memory. I ask myself, is there anything better that space could be used for? “Knowledge” perhaps; “higher learning” of some sort. “Are you in a hurry to get to that red light?” Some interesting reactions to an article about Twitter from the [...]

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