after enough years you start thinking of your migraines as a personality trait
XkcdExplained is funny but also the latest instance of terror-by-recognition. ‘haha i know what types of things you enjoy; aren’t you ashamed to enjoy types of things’.
ending a video game is like being born only no one’s going to accommodate that
me: which is a problem. i’m very good at doing a really good job thinking about things, but my savvy for knowing what things to think about is average plus at best.i need a manager.
Phillip: thats a beautiful statement
Julie Stone Peters’ idiom for the medievalist [Bakhtin’s?] take on comical violence works for me: ‘the body bouncing back to life’. It’s uniquely good at explaining why
is hilarious but
is meta-funny at best.
[can’t stop almost crying over lévi-strauss. now a fuckton of present’s switched into past and there’s no one around anymore but us chickens]
the humanities aren’t a marketplace where you hawk answers they’re a marketplace where you hawk question+answer sets. i trained wrong.
futurist theater invented it’s-so-bad-it’s-good, as an adaptation precipitated by the encounter with commercial audiences.