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And Yet Remain Lonesome

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome. T. S. Eliot The fact that I already live largely as a hermit, while beneficial in these times, allows me grater opportunity to pretend everything is normal does not escape […]

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Please Support Indie Creators and Performers

Yesterday I sent out an important update via the business site, asking people to please support indie creators within that publishing niche. It’s a side hustle or a hobby for a lot of those folks, sure. But when their day jobs have been shut down, or they need to self-quarantine, and they have no idea […]

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Currently Listening to: Sovietwave

My preference is to write in silence. As I get older I have too many focus issues to have on any sort of background noise. I used to be able to put in a television or stream movies and ignore them. Now they’re distraction. Periodically I will put on music, mostly to cancel out other […]

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What Did Jack Do? An Analysis

On 20 January, 2020 David Lynch’s short film What Did Jack Do? was released on Netflix. It’s not exactly a new film, although it’s had limited distribution until now. Lynch shot it in 2016, around the same him he was filming Twin Peaks: The Return. The short was shown once in Paris in 2017 during […]

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Art, Consumerism, and Pandering to the Audience

This isn’t a post about pop culture. I want to make that clear, because I don’t want to get bogged down in debates over the things that I’m about to cite. My point is a larger one about writing, and the creation of art, and what impact the consumer public should have on the artist. […]