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[ May 31 2020 ]

Philip Pullman on Religion

Religion, uncontaminated by power, can be the source of a great deal of private solace, artistic inspiration, and moral wisdom. But when it gets its hands on the levers of political or social authority, it goes rotten very quickly indeed. –Philip Pullman





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[ May 28 2020 ]

NFG’s Amazing World Famous EDGE logo

A long time ago, c. 1989, I created a logo and a lot of people around the world used it, or one just like it, since then.





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[ May 25 2020 ]

We did this to ourselves.

Every culture has to give way to something in the end. Someone fresher and sharper always comes along. But we fucking did this to ourselves. We let the grasping, hating, fearing idiot dregs of our own society tip us right over the fucking precipice. –Richard Morgan, from the novel Black Man





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[ Jul 2 2019 ]

My Old Day Job: Final Update

Several years after I quite the insanity job, I helped close it down. It ended in perfect company style: with disorganization, disinterest and chaos.





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[ Mar 17 2019 ]

Face Blindness

A friend of mine discovered, as an adult, that she’s been face blind her whole life. It was a remarkable and powerful discovery.





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[ Apr 5 2018 ]

Importing Illegal Firearms

A friend sent me a toy pistol, and Australian customs was unimpressed. This spring-loaded toy was, apparently, a legitimate firearm and fuck no I couldn’t have it.





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[ Feb 25 2018 ]

My Old Day Job – Part Four

This is part four of a four-part series, detailing the last year at my old software job. It’s a terrible story of a company gone very, very wrong.





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[ Feb 25 2018 ]

My Old Day Job – Part Three

This is part three of a four-part series, detailing the last year at my old software job. It’s a terrible story of a company gone very, very wrong.





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[ Feb 25 2018 ]

My Old Day Job – Part Two

This is part two of a four-part series, detailing the last year at my old software job. It’s a terrible story of a company gone very, very wrong.





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[ Feb 23 2018 ]

My Old Day Job – Part One

A long time ago I worked in an offfice, and I started keeping a log near the end of my time there because, frankly, it was batshit insane and getting batshit insanier by the week. This is that story.





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