Tag: Art

TFS 59 – Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany And My Problem With Shrinks

I discuss problems with seeing your comments, a recent Scott Adams video, and a few other odds and ends. Scott Adam’s Vid – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWN4PCgPv08&t=837s My Essay – https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/18/scott-adamss-bil-keane-epiphany-and-my-problem-with-shrinks-an-essay/ Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs, and legitimizing my carpal tunnel by donating… Continue Reading “TFS 59 – Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany And My Problem With Shrinks”

Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany and My Problem With Shrinks (An Essay)

     In one of his recent videos, Scott Adams of Dilbert fame recounted an interesting episode from his career. He had had an epiphany. Delivered courtesy of one Bil Keane of Family Circus fame. The revelation was that Scott was a cartoonist’s cartoonist.… Continue Reading “Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany and My Problem With Shrinks (An Essay)”

The Creative Life – Episode One

Getting to grips with the Bohemian lifestyle from a guy who loads trucks for a living. Expert shit here. Including douchy acronyms! In order to bring something to fruition you need several things. Material Energy Time Honesty Organization Desire Skill METHODS! Being an artistic… Continue Reading “The Creative Life – Episode One”

Why History? Why Learning?

So, I stumbled across the Shindo Renmei. An interesting group that sprang out of an interesting set of circumstances. It is a peculiarity in the truest sense of the word. Absolutely dependent on the specifics of its time and place. That is the case… Continue Reading “Why History? Why Learning?”

Why So Many Remakes? (Vlog)

When investors want a sure thing and artists no longer have a strong cultural foundation originality dies. Subscribe To My Music/Freeflow channel here: Alex Weir Youtube Call me an idiot here: http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Or here: mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com Support This Here http://www.subscribestar.com/TFJ Or Via Paypal

The Best Thing about Writing

The best thing about writing is you can get better at it by doing other things. I spent a good portion of the day learning JS and practicing guitar. As I was making a salad just now the thought occurred to me that I… Continue Reading “The Best Thing about Writing”

Is it Easier? (Vlog)

  There’s a difference between production and creativity. The tactile inspiration of a rotary phone, the subtle suggestions of mechanical motion, are these the origins of creativity. Was creativity easier for Blixa Bargeld in the 80’s? Or is creativity easier for all of us… Continue Reading “Is it Easier? (Vlog)”

Post Tea Clarity

  Had a bit of a nap followed by some tea and realized that March is upon us. So, I was mulling my stories, the ones that are just sort of hanging there, swaying in the breeze like heralds of some half finished country.… Continue Reading “Post Tea Clarity”

Frontier Fiction ETC

  Frontiers seem to be dwindling. Which may be one of the reasons for some of the ennui that we see. I present some thoughts on the remaining frontiers and how they’re more accessible than we might imagine. Contact http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com

The Strange Life of Artemus Foe – Concept Doodle (#StopBeards)

Ever wonder why hipsters try so hard to look like Victorian proles? I think it has something to do with the fact that this was the most recent time in history that the world seemed mysterious. Right before Antarctica was penetrated (gigrgity) by Amundsen… Continue Reading “The Strange Life of Artemus Foe – Concept Doodle (#StopBeards)”