The Entertainment Death Trap

Entertainment is the experience of watching or attending an event, whether real or not, current or past, and relishing the fact that you can be “present” from a safe distance.  The one being entertained usually has an intense curiosity about the subject matter: they want to get as close as they can to “the scene”, … Continue reading The Entertainment Death Trap

Happy End of The World

There is something cathartic about failure.  About reaching rock bottom, just like a drug addict who realizes that they can’t possibly fall any lower.  Having reached the end of the line, there is nothing for them to look forward to anymore, or to worry about, for that matter.  A bizarre sense of calm and optimism suddenly prevails.  Not because … Continue reading Happy End of The World