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Mary Kay Letourneau

I popped online to look something up on a business news site (which is generally free of celebrity gossip and the most lurid politicking) and saw that convicted sex offender Mary Kay Letourneau has died. How this is business news is anyone’s guess. Jeffrey Epstein I got, because he was in banking and finance and […]

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Separating Art from Artist

This isn’t going to be a debate, or even a discussion. Ultimately it’s up to each person to follow their own moral compass. Separating art from artist is not something I can do. Many have reached out to me in the hopes of swaying me to their position. I suggest redirecting your efforts toward teaching […]

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A Statement About J. K. Rowling

I have never read a Harry Potter book. Nor have I seen a single Harry Potter movie. As such, I have been asked my opinion on recent statements made by author J.K. Rowling. First, allow me to get the obvious out of the way: Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Transgender people are […]

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A Statement on Warren Ellis

Update: I don’t know what’s more disturbing to me. That I was expected to make a statement, That I made a statement before he did, or That this gossipy bullshit post blew up more than any insightful or useful essay I’ve ever posted. To quote Spider Jerusalem (yeah, I’m gonna): “I hate it here.” In […]

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7 Ways to Reinvent Depression Like a Pro

7:30 am EEST (GMT+3). This is the June 12 2020 daily proof of life post. Yes, the headline is satirical of clickbait blog post titles. I have no idea how on would reinvent depression like a pro, or even what the hell that even means. As expected, I am suddenly crumbling under the weight of […]