A look back at all the amazing music released in 2022. Not ALL of it, of course, just the best of it. As decided by me.
Wherein I learn to draw by tracing stuff. =)
when you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create. –why the lucky stiff
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
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.
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
Several years after I quite the insanity job, I helped close it down. It ended in perfect company style: with disorganization, disinterest and chaos.
A friend of mine discovered, as an adult, that she’s been face blind her whole life. It was a remarkable and powerful discovery.
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.
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.