I often wonder how many writers will never take the effort to write long form prose because their desire to tell a story is satisfied by microblogging and social media. I noticed my blog and paper journal output have dropped off significantly since I got my Facebook and Twitter accounts. And I haven’t written a […]
Life of late is an endless stream of distractions. It’s not just the alerts, alarms, notifications, pop ups, warnings, pokes, winks, tweets, shouts…it’s that due to those, I’m now in a headspace where focus is impossible. I think that is to be my undoing. Our undoing. Thank god I don’t have a television, or nothing […]
I don’t know about you guys, but part of me is getting turned off by this social media thing. Law of diminishing returns, I guess. I mean, I like keeping in touch with the people I know from near to far, from now to then, but it goes with the territory that reading up on […]
What of all-consuming passion? Where has gone the beat? Drive and storm and fury. Fire more light than heat. Now, more heat than light. Dimmed in the early night. Life’s shredders rend, Distract until night’s end.
It’s been a while since I wrote something here. Let’s see…I went to see Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction at the Erwin Center a few weeks ago. I had bad seats, but the show was good regardless. The extreme strobelights on stage during the NIN set were unbelievable, and sorta gave me a headache. […]