Category Archives: life

50 Word Stories: Treatment (and a comment)

Who weighs options when they feel weightless? It’s fun, for a while–leaving it all up to chance and whim. There are times that seem so bleak, with no silver-lined rim to rely on. But waiting for help doesn’t stop there: … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I feel bad for not updating here recently, because a lot of cool stuff has been going on, but, I really didn’t have a choice. The lack of new content here has been due to:– an abscess in a molar … Continue reading

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2013 – a Lyric, Datum, & Anecdote Laced with Irony.

-Jenny Boully, The Body: An Essay, 2002 It wasn’t an easy year, but it was a fun one. Many websites tout the ineptitude and bleak perspective of 20-somethings because 20-somethings are somewhat of an Internet majority. Well, I won’t entertain … Continue reading

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Nothing to Offer but Confusion, Thought Catalog?

“I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.” -Kerouac You really like to take things out of context, and, thankfully, lists are clearly contextual, so you’re to blame for this. Kerouac, and other writers didn’t write what they … Continue reading

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Assessing the Female Voice: Why Modern Games Are Not Ready for Psychologically-Accurate Female Narratives.

    While VentureBeat and Polygon can spend all their time pressing game developers/writers for -potentially burning- commentary on the subject of women in gaming, some of us actually, you know, play games, and, surprisingly, some of us are attuned … Continue reading

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Gaming, You’re My Only Hope…For Greatness?

Journalist Paul Wallace recently went out on a limb with Kotaku in an article entitled What Video Games Actually Sell: Greatness, under the thesis that video games are today no longer part of the entertainment industry. They’re a new industry, … Continue reading

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Pre-fixing

“I Wish I Could Decipher Your Silence.” -Carole Maso If one intends to mimic, what of resolve? What of doubt? The terrain of human consciousness(es) is well-traveled, and there are maxims swinging between both doubt and resolve. In Star Trek: … Continue reading

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It Never Fails.

Saw Malick’s To the Wonder two weeks ago. Thoughts? Many…and maybe in writing this I’ll find some meaning (not of the film, but of a much larger topic). View First: Now, a Transcript: My sweet love…my hope… … You’re everything … Continue reading

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Wherein Discussions are Rekindled.

I am here; I figure if I lay it out here, things will make sense. Here? San Francisco here. *nods* Go on… It has been…god…almost six months since moving to this City. Six months–a new year, new films, new books…all … Continue reading

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Facial Action

Kurisu-spiration: Smiling Is the Victory of the Day; Give Yourself a Thumbs-Up. Considering I’ve been flipping through Thich Nhat Hanh’s Peace Is Every Step, I really am starting to believe that each smile, contrived or not, can help lead to … Continue reading

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