meditations in a pandemic

i. deséspoir (despair) ** I’m having a real day of it. There was something I had to do. But what? There are no alternatives, just the one something. ** “Anxiety” -Frank O’hara These days, It often feels like a big pause button was sledgehammered on the World and Time just… stopped. It didn’t, of course.…

lofi late night: how covid-19 changed television

A Global Crisis Hits Home For Everyone in Different Ways

The Good Place x Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.: Morality & Mortality

So I was taking a walk the other day. And I thought about death. Now, I’ve long ago made my peace with the reality that one day I won’t be around. To be quite honest, there’s comfort in such a certainty. In today’s uncertain times, having a constant does become necessary for retaining some sense of sanity. But I digress.

From Blockbuster to Disney+: Ritual and Ownership

As of Late, the streaming video market is undergoing a seismic shift in power. Netflix, of course, is at the top of the food chain, with the most subscribers and in many many more international markets. And yet, 2019 will go down as its most crucial year, one that will define what its future and, indeed, the future of entertainment will look like in the following 5-10 years.

meditations on The Curse of La Llorona

seeing the trailer for THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA, I immediately had thoughts. those thoughts perhaps went way further than this movie deserves. but here we are. a full blown video essay.