Hi. I'm Joe, and I'm trying. With any luck and a shitton of resolve, I'll end up doing.
#AkiraWeek in The Japan Times (And My Parts In It)
Last week, The Japan Times celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of the seminal anime / sci-fi / cyberpunk / 8th Wonder Of The World, Akira, and I got to be a part of it!
The Finest Jazz Record You (and I) Have Never Heard… Until Now
The Tohru Aizawa Quartet recorded only one record in 1969. It's being re-released this year, and it's a true treasure in every sense of the word: A record considered by experts to be one of the finest Jazz albums ever made, and in 2018, you can't find it anywhere (until now!)
Ten Years Gone
I ran across an article that summarized all the technological changes of the internet the last ten years. It got me thinking about all the other changes - both on the internet, and in my life -- as well.
Want To Peek Inside My Brain? Listen To Episode 22 Of The Educated Guess Podcast!
We discuss my career, how I left college after 6 months to be a dot com kid, how that led to book deals, television writing, the Akira art exhibit, and a mental breakdown, and also, what even is Cyberpunk?
Kids In Cages, “Good People” and Our Collective Outrage
The outrage engine isn't stopping anytime soon, unless we stop it.
Screenland, a Documentary Series on Cyber Culture I Wrote And Produced, Is Now on Netflix!
Holy crap my first Netflix show!
God Fucking Dammit, Why Didn’t You Listen About Bitcoin
Seriously, not an "I Told You So" so much as a "Please, for the love of God, listen to those of us who might know a lot about this thing you suddenly decided to be into"
How To Help Someone Who Is Suicidal
On May 30, 2011, I tried to take my own life. The last thing I did before I committed to killing myself was throw my phone into the river behind my house… So, telling me to call the suicide prevention hotline wouldn’t have helped. Not right then. Not to say that it wouldn’t be well-intentioned, or coming from the right place. It just wouldn’t have done any good, at the...
I Don’t Care If It Took The Philadelphia Eagles To Get Trump Supporters To Start Asking Questions, And You Shouldn’t, Either
A win is a win. Take it.