The music industry is at a crossroads. If stolen, neglected, and not cared for, it will die.
Maybe it’s just me, but I’d like there to be at least some meaning or story behind the thing that I am more than likely paying quite a bit of money for, that is being permanently etched into my skin. I suppose this is how people end up with tribal designs or barbed wire on their biceps, or portraits of a naked woman riding a flaming boner
I get it, but I don’t get it. When, and how, is that kind of a call made? What was it that was the breaking point—too much of a liability to continue to house? Too vicious with a staff member? Or was her health actually that compromised—was her disposition and her continually rigid body a sign of a larger problem that hadn’t been addressed?
“The only people who are against it are Limerick people because they don’t want to admit it was like that.”
Remember Gamergate? Look it up. While you’re at it, go ahead and simply type “female gamers” into Google. The suggested results include things like “abuse” and “harrassed.” Neat.
When it comes to fiction, it makes more sense to me to just share with you what I’ve read recently, tell you what I found interesting or noteworthy about it, and let you pursue it or not as you see fit.
I refuse to accept that the greatest song in the world has already been written. To me, it is still out there waiting. It is my job to search for it.
Where does one draw the line between the freedom to say what they believe, and how far does one’s believes have to push in order to cross the line?
I insulted those of you who have deeply held religious beliefs, with coarse and base vulgarity. I was flippant about not one, not two, but three incredibly important subjects. And, while it isn’t the first time, I chose to shut people out because of their beliefs rather than to try to facilitate the kind of discourse we need in this country.
Some designs make me feel comfortable, maybe because I love symmetry and structure. So here’s my favorite mandala as an example. Get out there, buy some micron pens and go crazy, people. It’s fun.