Inspiration

The Nation of Nowhere

There are people everywhere who form a Fourth World, or a diaspora of their own. They are the lordly ones! They come in all colours. They can be Christians or Hindus or Muslims or Jews or pagans or atheists. They can be young or old, men or women, soldiers or pacifists, rich or poor. They… Continue reading The Nation of Nowhere

Inspiration, Lessons Learned

The Journey

Ithaca by Constantine P. Cavafy (1863 - 1933)   When you set out on your journey to Ithaca, pray that the road is long, full of adventure, full of knowledge. The Lestrygonians and the Cyclops, and the angry Poseidon -- do not fear them: You will never find such as these on your path, if your thoughts… Continue reading The Journey

Inspiration

The Jew’s Daughter or, Bad Poetry: I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours

The Jew's Daughter is an interactive, non-linear, multi-valent narrative, a storyspace that is unstable but nonetheless remains organically intact, progressively weaving itself together by way of subtle transformations on a single virtual page. (Say that five times fast.) What? Yeah, I don't know either. Click here to read the entire thing.  It goes on for pages and… Continue reading The Jew’s Daughter or, Bad Poetry: I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours

Arts & Culture, Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned (Sleepy Tom Edition)

You guys! My little brother is DJing in New York City tonight. New York-freaking-City! So I was going to go into this whole tirade about working hard and following your dreams and how proud I am and the lessons I've learned and other mushy stuff like that, but it's Saturday and my brain is sleepy. So,… Continue reading Lessons Learned (Sleepy Tom Edition)