Lindsay Lohan Fursona NFT: Cosmic Vomit Painting

RND/ In which you consider the cosmic vomit that is the (astoundingly talent free) Lindsay Lohan ‘Fursona’ NFT, expressed as a painting: 2384 x 3840 .jpg Cost For Such A Concept As This: $2.95M – contact Robert What today This needs repeating. Fuck NFT’s and everyone connected with so-called ‘Crypto-Art’ right into environmental hell. Pull … Read more

Jim Sterling: Boglins In My Hat (Capitalism Is Bad)

RND/ To consider that the general term “I’ve got Boglins in my hat.” As first stated by Youtube videogame industry commentator Jim Sterling: Read such as a statement as indicating one can’t help but unapologetically state the truth of the matter; that to ‘have Boglins in one’s hat’ is to speak honestly. As a verb, … Read more

Surprised Mechanic: Valve X-Ray Loot Boxes

RND/ To imagine a mechanic, surprised at the whole new (/unsurprising) level of general undead scummyness of Valve Hyper-Corporation and their new ‘French style’ X-Ray Loot Box bullshit, designed specifically to per-emptively bypass videogame gambing regulation. Ninety percent of games lose money; 10 percent make a lot of money. And there’s a consistency around the … Read more

The Capitalist Ideology Of Patreon

RND// To consider the ideology of Patreon, whose founding story (ie. ‘something entirely made up’) is neatly, mythologically presented as somehow remotely natural, clean, friendly and inherently benevolent: 3398 x 3195 .jpg, Patreon screenshot “It cost over $10,000 to make that video.” – Poor old millionaire Jack Conte on ‘not being paid for his art’ … Read more

Hypertography One Exhibit: the ideology of Minecraft

RND/ to consider the ideology of Minecraft as symbolic capitalism; the world as merely infinitely dividable [1] resource-cubes to be managed [2] Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit / on minecrafts digital feudalism to consider minecraft as user generated exploitationware in which research play as just another word for work / research as whole nowadays … Read more