weekly yikes report for nov 25-dec 1

Everything is happening So Much, all the time, and it’s hard to keep up. Did you realize we had the Olympics this year?? AND The golden state killer was finally arrested in April. I would’ve guessed both these huge events were at least two years ago. There was also: the former Russian agent and his… Continue reading weekly yikes report for nov 25-dec 1

why Peak TV has me turned off

illo by Ronnie Sullivan Confession: I have Peak TV exhaustion. Despite all my best efforts, I’ve failed to consume all the Highly Acclaimed Prestige Television required for admittance in our current cultural discussion. It’s not for lack of trying. I have subscriptions to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. I inhaled BoJack Horseman, Stranger Things, and… Continue reading why Peak TV has me turned off

escaping twitter

(or when u are forced to leave yr internet home because Nazis set it on fire) in the 20 or so years I’ve resided on the internet, I’ve had many home bases online. More places than I can really recall, that I customized, curated, and contributed through. AIM. A band’s web forum. Livejournal. Xanga. Facebook.… Continue reading escaping twitter

an orderly brain

When I am at my lowest, my brain often feels like it is pacing. Back and forth from subject to subject, worries diverting into new thoughts faster than I can process them. Sweaty palms and erratic breathing follow the inability to slow down my brain. I am mentally overloaded. Well meaning people often suggest “relaxing”… Continue reading an orderly brain

thoughts on The Staircase and its portrayal of sexuality

As a crime junkie, I’ve been meaning to watch The Staircase miniseries for what seems like forever. It is one of the more notorious did-he-do-it cases that the internet loves to argue about, but it’s never been particularly available until recently. (I mean, who has the Sundance Channel?) Luckily, Netflix has just released the follow… Continue reading thoughts on The Staircase and its portrayal of sexuality

weird web: superbad dot com

I’ve been traversing around the internet for over two decades now, and I’ve never experienced anything quite like superbad.com. In an era of point-and-click web adventures and animated experiments, superbad is some weird hybrid of a game and a visual art portfolio.

the best nintendo labo video in the world

We are already pretty big fans of polygon dot com, especially the delightful and beautifully hilariousĀ Gill and GilbertĀ streams. so obvs I have to recommend this video, which features the delightful earworm that is the Wii theme thru a Nintendo Labo piano, made by by Brian David Gilbert! its been repeated (and imitated) approximately 300 times… Continue reading the best nintendo labo video in the world