the bad victim
Tonight I did something typically characteristic of older or more technologically illiterate people – I left an angry comment on the Facebook post of someone I don’t even know that well. Completely ignoring more discrete avenues of communication, I opted instead to put this dude on blast. He had posted a link to a surveillance video depicting a robbery on the 1900 block of Burgundy Street...
On the GIRLS finale
There’s a scene that closes out the episode “All Adventurous Women Do” in first season of GIRLS in which Hannah — who recently found out she has HPV, probably via her ex-boyfriend who that night she learned is gay — struggles to compose a perfectly cryptic tweet. “Dancing On My Own” starts playing on her laptop and she’s dancing (on her own!), when...
Spotify playlist abstracts
I apply a great degree of intellectual seriousness in creating Spotify playlists, a hobby that extends from my college habit of creating CD-R compilations and distributing them to friends. It all started with a mix of songs by bands/artists hailing from Canada called something horrible like “It’s a Mix, Eh?” Some of my Spotify playlists have straightforward themes like that,...