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Crabs in the Swamp // 11.02.17

D.Va Room by artist/cosplayer Jenni (Pixelninja) Why are women still sexualized in cyber-punk fantasies? Why do scifi artists still imagine worlds on the ground as we approach our over-heated climate reality? Why do our imagined fantasies still revolve around colonized/privatized spaces? What about the outback, the badlands, or decolonized/uncolonizable spaces? Exclusion causes misery, but the …

mine&mine // 9. 01. 17

I had a really relaxing break? With minimal stress, excluding select instances that turned out to be minor? Usually I don’t do valley-girl inflected statements, but this is unironic because THIS ALMOST NEVER HAPPENS TO ME ;____________; Truly! During undergrad, I worked or had to focus on some kind of research project year after year, …

Internet Roundup // 4.12.16

Poster for Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue (1997) You think I’ll be the dark sky so you can be the star? I’ll swallow you whole. – Warsan Shire “Why do we have to live in an anime?” I’ve asked my friends this in frustration, cynicism, and humor the past month. Later, I switched it from “anime” to “Final …

Internet Roundup // 6.11.16

Image source: どんぐり ☁ Apple has traded longevity for e-waste and easy capital, which ensures I will never buy a new Apple product beyond the iPhone 6s generation. ☁ Why the “poor white working class” pity-party essays/thinkpieces are tired. ☁ Healing the Shame that Binds You, by John Bradshaw ☁ Solange giving some serious looks on SNL, my god. …

Internet Roundup // 6.10.16

I am enamored with A Seat at the Table. It has acted as the needle that threads together my entire being, and all the links to my family, my spirit, my rage, my struggles, and power. It works beyond representation: not only do I see myself in the mirror, but I am recognized as regal. So …