Trucknuts For The Mind: On The Stupidity Of Memes

RND/ In which you consider the death of memes, and the possibility that memes themselves are a living death: First, a dead Reddit Metric graph from R/MemeHate. Note the deafening apathy this graph generated – probably because it wasn’t nearly ‘memetic’ enough, ie. generate Instant LOLS. Almost as though anything that does not ‘amuse us … Read moreTrucknuts For The Mind: On The Stupidity Of Memes

A Clean, White Tomorrowland: Towards A Critique of Syd Mead

RND/ To consider the recent death of ‘visual futurist’ Syd Mead and the telling lack of critical analysis of his glossy art and style. In which its sinister underlying political ideology appears to mirror that of Disney’s hyper-corporate Tomorrowland: In my premise [..] there were these enormous structures going up 2000, 3000 feet, and decent … Read moreA Clean, White Tomorrowland: Towards A Critique of Syd Mead

Game Development As Living Death

RND/ to consider streaming for two hours with zero views, all just to get some fucking red cube to appear: Now that’s some (/seriously misguided) dedication – but to what, inexactly? Some dim, dull videogame that nobody will play – or simply consume whole like Pez candy before casually discarding along the abandoned neon superhighway … Read moreGame Development As Living Death