Last night I watched 6 or so episodes of El Rey Network's Lucha Underground. I have never watched wrestling before. l pretty much decided to give Lucha Underground a shot because of my intense respect and love for Robert Rodriguez . I'm still trying to decide what I think of the show. I have no … Continue reading 2017.03.23: “THIS IS AWESOME”
Our audience—those same friends, family, sales associates—will always assure us that our flaws are either not as noticeable as they might appear, or that they cannot see those things that are so obvious to us. But we know they are there. One of the two, either the eyes or the audience, has to be lying. Which to trust?
At least 70 people died when a suicide bomber attacked a group of mourners at a hospital in the Pakistani city of Quetta. Lawyers and journalists had gathered following the shooting of a prominent lawyer earlier on Monday. Both Jamaat-ur-Ahrar (a faction of the Pakistani Taliban) and Islamic State claimed responsibility. -- from The Economist … Continue reading (Quote) From the headlines:
The words are concrete and undeniable (except by the newly greased escape hatch out of concensus reality) and finding a word to respond, one that encapsulates the emotional state developed under long term absurdity, can feel impossible.
Daesh relies on the mythological power of its grip on populations beyond its reach and apparent capacity to enact violence outside of rationality and beyond previously imaginable scope. But we can rob them of that power.