When did in-line links become a thing—-better question: when did they become ubiquitous? And why? I confess that I’ve used in-line links in the past, but it’s only now that I realize how stupid that is. As a writer, why would you ever want to invite people to leave what you’ve written mid-sentence? Seems a … Continue reading Argument Against In-line Links
The luster of social media has worn off for me. Deleted Facebook a year ago. Deleted Tumblr. And today I deleted twitter. Instagram is only one I have left. Maybe it’s because Instagram is less of a window of negativity. Every time I opened one of the other apps, I’d see something that would send … Continue reading Social Nuke
I'm always baffled by people's individual perceptions of things--and by things I usually mean books, movies and TV shows. (I'm rarely baffled by people's political views. I just expect madness there.) For every thing that I enjoy; every thing that moves me and makes me want to just completely live in another world, there is … Continue reading Razor Blade Rubik’s Cube
Maybe it's more fantasy than reality (we all tend to remember our yesterday's more fondly the further away they get) but I remember a time when blogs were fucking cool and and weird and maybe a little subversive. I've talked a lot of trash about blogging in the past. I've definitely said that I hate … Continue reading When blogs weren’t shit
I'm a true crime lover. Always have been. So, of course, this means I love the true crime podcast trend started by Serial. Currently obsessed with Up and Vanished. It's really well done.
In the last week I've become really fascinated by the idea of micro podcasting. I like the idea of doing something short and sweet, something that I can record and upload without a huge production. Now, it's not like I have a subject matter idea, it's more that the format itself is fascinating to me. … Continue reading Tiny Fascinations
Why bother? It's a question that every artist asks themselves sooner or later. Some days creating things and putting them out into the world feels like being pissed on with indifference. Today has been one of those days for me. I 've survived the pain of being unable to grow the audience on the podcast. … Continue reading Why Bother?!?