Andrzej Zulawski’s Possession

My reflection on Style is Substance’s YouTube critique “POSSESSION (1981) — Faith and Chance” 00:54 − Relative Morality As suggested in my previous philosophical riff, I reject the idea that such a thing as “relative morality” exists as anything more than a theoretical concept. I base this assertion on the… Continue reading

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Leaving Disneyland

(Rated M for Mature) Micky mouse woke up today and the Disney-dollar went down again. He went to the corner deli to cop a pack of cigarettes which were five bux yesterday but today cost twelve. “What gives?” Micky asks the clerk but all he got in response was a… Continue reading

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Religion says “God is an idiot” (Noam Chomsky)

A series of short essays reflecting on a few of the early points of the following interview from the YouTube channel Theories of Everything with Curt Jaimungal (& Peter J. Glinos); particularly those relating to religion and consciousness: 0:32 Chomsky’s views on consciousness and free will (and marijuana) I have… Continue reading

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Is Eric Andre in Hell? (Nightmare Masterclass)

Another brilliant Nightmare Masterclass, this time holding the microscope up to everybody’s (meaning me and a good deal of my closest buddies) favorite absurdist comedian Eric Andre, and his genius Late Night Adult Swim. Call it a case study, a research for my current novel, a nether-worldly collection of more… Continue reading

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A Dick With A Mind Of Its Own by A. Puerto

“My dick has a mind of its own.”What an excuse for a lack of accountabilityPer frequency of use –A dick with a mind of its own If my dick had a mind of its own,It would be able to tell the temperature It would be able to tell me that I’m… Continue reading

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My Dank ELDER SCROLLS fanfiction

The Elder Scrolls is one of my favorite RPG series of all time (aside Shenmue). Some of the most elaborate and complex lore of any fictional series, it has greatly influenced my own work. This post, will be a growing “corpus” of my own personal fan-lore (“lore-books”). Some of which… Continue reading

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Uncut Gems

A brief trip through Uncut Gems with musical accompaniment (SPOILERS) Heart attack inducing anxiety, crushing you in sound waves, from a retro-futuristic apocalypse that happened yesterday. Black magic embodied in a “scared jewel”. One cannot serve both G-d and Mammon. From Africa to a colonoscopy, the tunnel into the diamond… Continue reading

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What’s Left of Populism and the Universal Subject (a theoretical piece)

(my 15 page grad school writing sample) In the year 410 C.E. the Visigoths breached the walls of Rome, the capital of the Roman Empire, and preceded to loot, burn, and pillage their way through the city, leaving a wake of destruction in their path. It was the first of… Continue reading

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