Month: August 2018

Quasimodo’s Ring – An Ode to Mr. Drake (Original Lyrics and Song)

Another Late Evening Jam…check out Nick Drake if you want to hear some fantastic music by someone who actually took the trouble to practice singing. Don’t You Know the Ring? (Alternate Title) Lyrics The faintest spark Within the dark Would hold us fast And…

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 6.7 – Inca Roads

  “You saw those rocks right?” Cook inquired. “Huh?” “When you were training did you notice any stones in the jungle?” Everything had been a blur. “No.” “Hmm…” Cook said furrowing his brow. “Isn’t the rainforest famously rockless?” “Si…yes…for the most part but…you are…

Fractal Radio | Episode 15 – Does College Produce Intellectuals?

  A pre – powernap ramble about the trend of treating institutions of higher learning like trade schools and the deleterious effects this has. The video that stirred the thought: http://www.fractaljournal.com | Stories, Essays, Music, and More http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow | Join me on Minds! http://www.patreon.com/TheFractalJournal…

Fractal Radio | Episode 14 – Shortcut to your Nostalgia Circuits

  So I was doin a bit of studying and stumbled on a U2 song with a sweet and simple (somewhat trite) lyrics ‘you’ve been everywhere.’ Which got me to pondering the funny way music and glib phrasing allows us to overlay our own…

‘Don’t Data Mine Me Bro’ | Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part One)

However faintly the frantic words ‘don’t tase me bro’ still probably echo in the popular imagination. Subduing a nebbish university student for an uncouth question is arguably the wrong way to use a taser. Is there a right way? Figuring that out has been…

Again Again (Original Lyrics and Song Demo)

The result of a brief little jam session I was able to squeeze in last night. I made it on the fly and just now wrote down the lyrics for those who prefer poems to songs. DAW (i guess it’s a DAW) – Audacity…

Fractal Radio| Episode 13 – Taser, Axon, SKYNET?

Dana Goodyear (The New Yorker) recently visited Axon, formerly Taser. I use this story as a springboard for a discussion on policing, surveillance, and citizenship. http://www.fractaljournal.com | Stories, Essays, Webcomics and more! http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow | Join me on minds! http://www.patreon.com/TheFractalJournal | Support Indie Media https://www.policeone.com/patrol-issues/articles/60959006-7-of-the-biggest-issues-facing-law-enforcement-in-2016/…