The Walking Dead – S9E7 ‘Stradivarius’ – Makes a Case For Art and Community as a Defense Against the Threat of Primal Danger and Violence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h_G37CRQ-4 Getting back into watching some of the shows I've loved, but fallen away from. Watched an episode of 'Better Call Saul' (I finished Breaking Bad, of course) and that show is continually brilliant. I checked out a crazy episode of Deep Space Nine S2E14 'Whispers' - Great self-encapsulated story with a cyberpunk angle. And … Continue reading The Walking Dead – S9E7 ‘Stradivarius’ – Makes a Case For Art and Community as a Defense Against the Threat of Primal Danger and Violence

Marshall Mcluhan: The Prophet, The Ghost and The Machine – New Article by Cypress Butane at Cyberpunks.com

Marshall Mcluhan Breaking Down the Affects of Media Long Before the Internet and Social Meda The date is March 4th, 1954. If you know any kids who like jokes, you know this is the army’s favorite day. On this day, the New York Times happens to be running a small story in their paper, about a group … Continue reading Marshall Mcluhan: The Prophet, The Ghost and The Machine – New Article by Cypress Butane at Cyberpunks.com

Get In! My Sickly Prostitute Companion! Today We Are Re-Watching SPEED (1994)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8piqd2BWeGI SPEED, the once and future king of action films, is a story about a disgruntled police officer, furious over his meager pension and seeking revenge for the unfair treatment of his labor! He goes on a terrorist bombing campaign of his municipality, utilizing his expertise with explosives to target random citizens of a nation … Continue reading Get In! My Sickly Prostitute Companion! Today We Are Re-Watching SPEED (1994)

The Sun Also Rises going into public domain so I can legally say this: You are all a lost generation.

Ernest Hemingway's novel 'The Sun Also Rises' has just gone into the public domain with this batch of copyright-expired works this New Year. One of the few Hemingway books I've read... it opens with a quote Gertrude Stein imparted on Hemingway in conversation, "You are all a lost generation." Which became a shorthand name for … Continue reading The Sun Also Rises going into public domain so I can legally say this: You are all a lost generation.

Elon Musk and Tesla’s ‘Nueralink’ Announce First Successful Gender Reassignment Surgery For their Cyborg Division: World, Meet Attack Helicopter AE-162b

It started joking around, you know, I knew some guys who would dress up as girls on Halloween. Me, I always liked to joke, 'oh you wish you were a girl? I sexually Identify as an 'attack helicopter' radioed AE-162b to ground control. I was never much into sensuality and honestly got off on attacking … Continue reading Elon Musk and Tesla’s ‘Nueralink’ Announce First Successful Gender Reassignment Surgery For their Cyborg Division: World, Meet Attack Helicopter AE-162b

What Hath God Wrought! – A Haiku

On May 24, 1844, Morse sent Vail the historic first message: “What hath God wrought!” The telegraph system subsequently spread across America and the world, aided by further innovations. What Hath God Wrought A Haiku, by Cypress Butane Some descriptions make Cover for forgetting sensual wakes, while some silences

The War On Christmas Comes Home to Roost: Social Media Posts About A Christmas Carol Lead Us To Ask – Is Santa Claus a Communist?

Charles Dickens Wrote 'A Christmas Carol' To Revive His Waning Appeal, Proving that If We Simply Had Government and Corporations Prop Up Mediocre Artists, They Would Not Delve into Subversive Messages To Appeal to Undesirables Against the Interests of The Elite Is Charles Dickens the real Scrooge by destroying a great fictional man like Ebeneezer … Continue reading The War On Christmas Comes Home to Roost: Social Media Posts About A Christmas Carol Lead Us To Ask – Is Santa Claus a Communist?

We Gon’ Go Round and Round – Songs From A New Years Eve Party that (Nowhere) Planned — Is Cancelled – Overheard and Bleary, from A Seat on a Porch Down the Block Where the Cars Slide By, All On Fire and Silently Disappearing

Spare Me Not The Sounds of Your Ongoing Pain, Cruel World The Only Hope One Has For Strength Is Voicing Thy Human Frailty's Lividity Go Not Rigid, Go Mad (More Lithe, And Loose Toothed With Kiss Hungry Bleeding Gums) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBnU8ISP_a0 First GothWhat, canst thou say all this, and never blush?AARONAy, like a black dog, as … Continue reading We Gon’ Go Round and Round – Songs From A New Years Eve Party that (Nowhere) Planned — Is Cancelled – Overheard and Bleary, from A Seat on a Porch Down the Block Where the Cars Slide By, All On Fire and Silently Disappearing

Bringing the War Home to Mudville

So, at the advice of members of my writing group, having put together an outline of my novel, I am writing the last chapter up front. To put together where I am headed, this serves as a way of giving myself a destination and also aiming at the resolution, which, seeing as how stories are … Continue reading Bringing the War Home to Mudville

Merry Christmas From Easy Company, The Boys Of Bastogne

Last night, just Mom and Dad and I had a Christmas get together at Mom's apartment (she moved out recently, some kind of 'trial separation' but nobody is talking about what things 'are'). Dad asked in the car on the way there, 'what are we going to talk about?" We ended up talking about their … Continue reading Merry Christmas From Easy Company, The Boys Of Bastogne