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Avant-garde brass solo of the gods proves we’re all fucking stupid.

Let’s get right to the goodness. This sound came out of the sky and was apparently heard from Canada to Germany. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHi6LjKuNl4 It’s pretty cool. Articles I won’t bother googling, because this is long enough already, describe it as “evil … Continue reading

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I try to explain braille, sort of.

This started from a Facebook post where I posted a bunch of stuff in pseudo-contracted braille, i.e. /& = (st sign)(and), ‘stand’. So I decided to try to explain how braille works, kind of. I figured it deserves a more … Continue reading

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The more you look, the less you see.

A.K.A., let’s see Ayn Rand misunderstand both chess and her own philosophy. So Ayn Rand wrote an open letter to Boris Spassky. We’ll get to that in a minute, but first, let’s look at a quote from her essay “The … Continue reading

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H. P. Lovecraft was a crazy racist, but you should read him anyway.

OK, so I’ve been meaning to start this for a long time now. I haven’t, because here’s my problem. H. P. Lovecraft was a crazy racist. Here’s a link if you want a good chunk of the awful details. http://www.racialicious.com/2014/05/28/the-n-word-through-the-ages-the-madness-of-hp-lovecraft/Continue reading

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How not to read a myth.

I’m going to assume you’re smart, whoever you are. I’m also going to assume you know there are people in America who take the Bible literally. You’ll often hear people complaining that these literalists think the earth is six thousand … Continue reading

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Suicide, getting crushed to death, and cults.

What if H. P. Lovecraft got thrown into a black hole? I don’t mean the literal person, I mean his ideas, and I mean black hole to work on a couple levels, the light-smashing region of space, and the depths … Continue reading

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Every TV theme in the world I could think of, explained!

OK, not really. For something fun on my birthday, I decided to give everybody who wished me happy birthday on Facebook a random TV theme from my childhood, and then admonished them to collect them all. However, since I know … Continue reading

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