If you are wondering how Brexit happened, how Trump is happening, or any of the other bewilderingly hateful, rampantly ignorant ideologies that are swarming through the hearts and minds of whole nations on the planet. Well, we need to ask which wolf we’ve been feeding. Continue reading The Media; feeding your inner wolf
Have you recently looked up from your phone and had the dumb? It has become essential that we manage our attention when it comes to our digital drug of choice. Continue reading The Internet ate my brain.
Gaming and entertainment TV are two media juggernauts that are traditionally seen as forms of escapism – ways we get to “take a break” from the real world. So with the demand for “authenticity” in all its gritty glory, the question seems to be – why are audiences using what has traditionally been the greatest means of escapism, to go back to… reality? What’s that about? … Continue reading Understanding our escape into “Reality”
Its 5am and Khalid and I are in the hotel room in New York, somewhere on 34th street. We’re on our way to Virginia for our first thanksgiving in the USA. Khalid’s brother, wife and the two little ones Oscar and Matilda will meet us at Le Guardia airport, but we still have to pack. We have time. I am watching a great moment of … Continue reading The day my dad died.
I just experienced the joy that is the post office. It’s a different dimension which never fails to disappoint. You can’t make this up – but they were out of letters and stamps. Perhaps it was just a red-painted building for homeless people who like to sit behind glass and stare at us like broiled vegetables. I had to mail my license and frankly I … Continue reading The joys of dealing with shaved monkeys
Someone was talking about the net not always being what it seems – sometimes the men are men, and the women are men, and children are often the FBI. Continue reading The interweb
I’m convinced my ‘voice of reason’ is either mumbling or has a stutter – it would explain so many of the same bad choices I have made with such blinding conviction. Then again, it might be that my voice of reason might be foreign, like Spanish or Mongolian, in which case I can hardly be blamed for misunderstanding the project entirely. Continue reading ke?
All this talk about muscle memory, but you think your fat forgets? Continue reading Fat!
I don’t have a dog, which means for any kind of valid excuse i basically have to eat my own homework Continue reading Sunday blues
I want employees that are like my beard. In the morning you wake up and the work is done Continue reading if only.
My ex and I split over religious differences, he was Catholic and I was Satan. Continue reading #undateable
There are moments where I have made the kind of blunder that is so spectacular that embarrassment moves to an altogether higher plane. I have rubbed a growing tummy to discover that it is in fact fat and not a baby, I have shaken the hands of the waiter and ordered a drink from my client, I have pulled a modem out of the wall … Continue reading end it all now!