Tag: Culture

Dudebro Six Figs – The New Approach to Writing

The pines creaked and swayed. Cold settled like a chill blanket as the sun slowly sank. If I followed the advice I’ve found in some writers guides I’d have never arranged words in that particular order. Those sentences wouldn’t exist. Description is gauche you…

Their Product? | Who owns the Internet?

The internet is not a trendy cafe and you are not the Grand Barista.  Technology is a cumulative collaborative process. Ideas form all round the world, needs arise, and information converges – pens are made with ball points! And internets! So at the end…

Ten Years Prior – Uniqlo and Article 13

  Thoughts on the global village, trendy minimalism, and the homogenization of culture. |David Hoffman’s Video | |Sargon on Article 13 | |The Atlantic on Uniqlo | https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/04/uniqlo-millennials-gap/583219/

Fractal Briefs | It’s ok to wear a tie

It’s ok to be a man. It’s ok to have self respect. It’s ok to have dignity. It’s okay to not dress like you shop at GAP kids. Free Fiction Series, Essays, and more | https://www.fractaljournal.com Social Media | https://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Email | mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com Tipjar…

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…

Saturday Morning Musings – Is ‘Pitch Culture’ gonna improve Novels?

Saturdays often find me gathering strength for the coming week.  They are often as productive as any other day but their charm lies in that they don’t have to be. So I sit here giving my eyes a rest, nearly blind without my contacts,…

Why I Don’ t Facebook

O dear, it’s happened again, someone asked me if I Facebook… There is a now ancient video of Michael Crichton sitting in with a panel of sci-fi writers discussing the state of that industry. During that discussion he brings up how the increasing presence…