You can't win their game, because the rules are dumb. So make your own.
As a reformed shithead, I constantly feel pushed to try to awaken other shitheads to the reality that there’s a better way to be. And as a reformed shithead, I have to constantly remind myself just how useless that was when my head was fully up my own ass. I couldn’t hear anyone while I was way up in there. Or, rather, I could hear them talking, but I never really listened. I was...
More specifically, to the ones who can't understand that what they are doing is only hurting themselves, and are open to learning another way to be a "real fan."
“How do you feel?” I think it’s instinctual for people to ask that question when you tell them you’ve just finished a big project. And I’ve been asked it a dozen or so times since I put the last period on the last sentence of the Marlowe Kana Volume 4 manuscript. And in every single iteration, I’ve answered the same way: “Good. TIRED. Relieved.”...
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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 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!)
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.
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?
The outrage engine isn't stopping anytime soon, unless we stop it.