We’ve reached the point where people go around creating web sites expressly for the purpose of slagging on those who dare to stick their necks out and have public lives, and then turn around and act surprised when people use these sites to spread fear and perpetrate violence.
I may never get any work done again.
Writing is hard.
The New York Times has a brief blurb on the New Games Journalism.
I’m a total idiot when it comes to grammar, so there’s probably some part of speech that I’ve never heard of that explains the use of “so” at the beginning of a sentence. If there is, will someone let me know before I drive myself nuts?
It’s incredibly saddening to think there are whole servers full of people out there who honestly, innocently think that the words they use have no effect at all on those that hear them.
When it’s late, and I’m writing, and I’m stuck in mid-sentence, I often procrastinate by looking words up in the dictionary or thesaurus.
It’s all bad.
In what seems to be a shout-out to the recently-deceased Jacques Derrida, Jon Stewart recently appeared on CNN?s Crossfire and attempted to examine oversimplified binary oppositions in American political discourse in order to expose their underlying structures, as well as the inherent instability of those structures — or something like that.