Rabelais – A Poem

*** Leap across this frothing world Where dirt is the foundation of all things    And roots grow through all things    And wine should heal all things    And laughter pierce all things We are listing, like ships or almanacs Cups overflow, spilling a human reflection                                 Speckled with lightbulbs Where our own sight … Continue reading Rabelais – A Poem

Collaboration with Art of Dirt: “Dance Like Nobody is Pulling Your Strings” (Aesthetic Unconscious ep 1)

I recently had the pleasure of being asked to provide a commentary for the art of my friend who created under the pseudonym Art of Dirt. You can watch the video on YouTube (attached below) and follow their creations on other social media: http://www.instagram.com/art.o.dirt http://www.facebook.com/art.o.dirt http://www.redbubble.com/people/artofdirt https://youtu.be/u_htn7P89YM  

New Published Article: “More Acid than Communism” and post-script

Last week I had the pleasure of being published by Cosmonaut magazine. You can read the piece, “More Acid than Communism” here. Now that the piece has been out for a while I wanted to write a little bit from a more personal perspective about my concerns with Acid Communism and the opportunities and roadblocks … Continue reading New Published Article: “More Acid than Communism” and post-script

Recreation as a Subject of Production: Video Games & Material Analysis

I. New Production, New Technique? *** On April 23rd, 1934, Walter Benjamin gave an address to the Institute for the Study of Fascism, Paris, titled "The Author as Producer." In it, Benjamin gives a singular summation of the issue he is most known for addressing, what would later become the foundation of his famous "The … Continue reading Recreation as a Subject of Production: Video Games & Material Analysis

Mental Health Awareness Month, Repost: “Notes Of a Dirty Young Man”

As part of mental health awareness month I wanted to repost this piece that I originally wrote several years ago while I was in a state of particularly bad depression. I wrote an addendum, then later deleted it, some time afterwards because I didn’t want someone to read it without understanding the context in which … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month, Repost: “Notes Of a Dirty Young Man”