Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 2 – CHAPTER NINE: A Run For the Border

About ‘Condition Oakland’Posted Sections Up So FarTRACK 2 – CHAPTER NINE: A RUN FOR THE BORDER We really have our shit together sometimes, with the band. I mean, sometimes we all get to practice early, when we plan it out, and we play songs on the stereo for each other. Songs we want to take … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 2 – CHAPTER NINE: A Run For the Border

When Someone Asks If You’re a God, You Say Yes! My Reaction to the 1921 Play ‘Six Characters in Search of An Author’

I just listened to this dramatic reading from a cast of Librivox volunteers of the play 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' by Luigi Pirandello. Written and first performed in 1921. I want to get down some initial thoughts and reactions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbOt5MYbOd4 Six 'characters' show up at a playhouse while a troupe is rehearsing … Continue reading When Someone Asks If You’re a God, You Say Yes! My Reaction to the 1921 Play ‘Six Characters in Search of An Author’

The Political Discourse Has a Weaponized Fear Problem (Yes, We CAN Build A More Unreasonable Populace!)

RURAL WHITE CONSERVATIVES' TENDENCY TO BE ANTI-VAXIS A MAJOR GIVEAWAY THAT THE IDEOLOGY THEY ARE BUYINGIS OF THE KIND TO DENY THEM SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE LIFEBETTER AND DENY THEM HOPE FOR MAKING SOCIETY BETTER FROM NPR: 'It's Not A Never Thing' — White, Rural Southerners Hesitant To Get COVID Vaccine There are more than enough … Continue reading The Political Discourse Has a Weaponized Fear Problem (Yes, We CAN Build A More Unreasonable Populace!)

You Catch More Flies With Mysticism Than Money

There's something sublime about wallowing in the sentimental cool breeze of defeatism. And no- I'm not singing a sad song. I'm saying, well- Think of it this way: You could either be successful- or be US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewJy5yGRopE WE DON'T STAND A CHANCE Triumphalism lobs missiles at arches and collapses bridges to tomorrow that this city, … Continue reading You Catch More Flies With Mysticism Than Money

If You Are Leftist, Build Fire Escapes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7cjU28fjSE&t=10s So tell me it's okayTell me anythingOr show me there's a pullUnassailable That will lead you there from the dark aloneTo benevolence that you've never knownOr you knew when you were four and can't remember Where a small knife tears out those sloppy seamsAnd the silence knows what your silence meansAnd your metaphors, as … Continue reading If You Are Leftist, Build Fire Escapes

Marvel by Mocking Jordan Peterson As Red Skull Subsumes A Struggling Post-Modernist Thinker into the Grand-MetaNarrative of Our Time: THE MCU

Jordan Peterson, a fierce critic of a natural progression of Western Philosophy into Postmodern thought which he characterizes as a conspiracy to make him respect people such as our trans community, has been usurped. Peterson seeks to ignore the actual arguments and confusing philosophy of Post-Modernism, which operates ALONG-SIDE the failing belief in God, Patriarchy, … Continue reading Marvel by Mocking Jordan Peterson As Red Skull Subsumes A Struggling Post-Modernist Thinker into the Grand-MetaNarrative of Our Time: THE MCU