Month: February 2018

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.5 – Jung

Everybody was silent. “Who turned on the TV?” The doctor asked. No one responded. “That’s funny,” I said pulling out my phone, “that formation, what did they call it…Amazon…and then the name of that famous thing in England…uh…” “Stonehenge,” Lucas responded. “Yeah,” I plugged…

TFJ Vlogs – Return to the Parlor

Brief talk on methods to stay put when you need to, hidden costs, and the need to revive parlor culture. As we automate and populate we are going to need art and culture more and more and more… http://www.victorianpride.com/history.html  

Goldfish (Poem)

  They think they’re strong I see them every day Through their shielding windows On their foggy way Little tiny minnows Behind some moving glass Never stung by arrows Laughing as you pass In their bowls They feel pretty kinglike These edges of their…

The Dangers of Hipsterism

If you don’t watch the biggies like Game of Thrones – and anything with that much support is just too mainstream for your latte-stained beard to handle, you run the risk of accidentally plagiarising (sic). Ok, this is a really ‘tongue in cheek’ post but…

TFJ Vlogs – DOPE! – Stop Saying Dopamine…

One of the biggest problems in society is oversimplification. With better tech and more information we’re doing it more and quicker than ever before – with ‘sciencey’ words like ‘Dopamine.’ While Dopamine is a real neurotransmitter, the way that it’s implicated in absolutely everything…

Repost: Anyone Else Fear We’re Losing The Ability To Have Honest/Humorous/HUMAN Communication With Each Other?

This echoes  a part of what I was getting at in my Facebook article: Why I Don’ t Facebook   Had an interesting article pop up on my Twitter feed this morning. It was posted by a youngish (and increasingly successful – good on him!)…

Post. Grunge. Punks. – Band Geeks – Part Two (Webcomic)

Part One – Post. Grunge. Punks. – ‘Band Geek’ (Webcomic) Since I’m using a mouse to draw and am pressed for time here’s a typed up transcript of the dialogue.  I think I’m going to draw with pen and paper until I get a Graphics…

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.4 – Amazon Stonehenge

I looked around to see who was holding the remote. Nobody seemed to be. I looked at the screen. It was a repeat of the ten o’clock news. At the end of the broadcast for this particular township, there was a quirky little segment…

Ill – (Poem)

Headache clarity Ah this strain… Remember my mortality In each shooting pain Despite all of my measures Surfeit of food and strength of limb I can’t hold on to earthly treasures Febrile is the feeling of the burning skin This twelve stone frame Never…

TFJ Vlogs – Vero Nihil Verius – Ten Commandments of Philosophy

Nothing truer than the truth. I was in a philosophical mood after writing this little essay: https://fractaljournal.com/2018/02/21/tfjs-philosophy-and-method-series-generalities-and-specifics/ Which led me to recall… An excerpt from an introductory philosophy textbook of yore. Ten Commandments of Philosophy 1. Allow the spirit of wonder to flourish in…

TFJ’s – Philosophy and Method Series – Generalities and Specifics

  TFJ’s Philosophy and Method Introduction Hello world! I’m launching a series that’s kinda philosophical in nature. Feels a bit pompous to say that but that really is it: a feeflowing foray into methods and philosophies and what they can teach us about the…

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.3 – High Tech Summons

1.1 (Intro) The Sketch of Sam Monroe 1.2 The Cajun Prayer 1.3 The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter One: The Cambridge Gable Scene (‘Gator is Waitin’) 1.4 The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 1.4 – The Cambridge Gable Scene – (Horticulture) 1.5 The Sketch of Sam Monroe…