Observer Effect

Miles Zimmerman May 29, 2017 Hawthorne was tired. Yet the whole world was right outside—sleep felt wasteful. But it was cold, so Hawthorne rifled through his closet for the smoking jacket. “Testacles spectacles wallet and watch” he mumbled to himself, in this instance referring to his cigarettes, headphones, lighter, and shoes. All accounted for. To observe something is to change it—his roommate was ranting his … Continue reading Observer Effect

Inside the World of Tulpas, aka Imaginary Friends for Adults

Nathan Le Master April 20, 2017  SUBREDDIT: /r/tulpas Direct experience is an evasion, or hiding place, for those without any imagination.    – Fernando Pessoa Where’s your will to be weird? – Jim Morrison Just as it sounds, the word, “tulpa” is not native to the English language. It originates from a Buddhist practice of fabricating a spiritual being solely through extreme focus and thought. But … Continue reading Inside the World of Tulpas, aka Imaginary Friends for Adults

Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Nathan Le Master April 7, 2017 Spring is like a borderline girlfriend One day nice and pleasant The next cold and aloof Buds bursting with sexual innuendo She’s wearing a loose dress Leafy green lavender and pink Encircled by a noxious yellow aura She slaps you across the face Makes your vision blurry Makes snot run all over Your sleeves are disgusting You made me do this Fuck … Continue reading Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Review: T2 Trainspotting

Alex Berg March 25, 2017 Choose life. Choose a movie. Choose a sequel. Choose an inexplicable Terminator reference for a title. Choose a mid-life crisis. Choose nostalgia. Choose a half-baked screenplay. Choose style over substance. Choose garish cinematography. Choose terrible remixes of iconic songs. Choose imposing plot on a story that does not require one. Choose tonal inconsistency. Choose wasting a good cast. Choose two … Continue reading Review: T2 Trainspotting