Google Transcript Poem: Megan Boyle (What I Know And Don’t Know Today)

RND/ to consider a disturbing Google transcript of a Youtube vlog post by author Megan Boyle. Megan Boyle is OK – a good person, and one should wish her only the best – to live long and prosper. When you were a child you were a treated kind but you were never brought up right … Read more

Observing JBlow’s Witness: A Critique

RND/ To consider game designer Jonathan Blowhard’s “Witness”: Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit The result is the feeling of a game that’s depressingly lacking in energy, heart, and soul. There isn’t even any music. The island may be pretty to look at in screenshots, but in motion it is utterly lifeless. The developer’s sheer … Read more

Hypertography One Exhibit: Gone Home

RND/ on haunted play narratives of gone home Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit one becomes full member of sum community not simply by identifying with x explicit symbolic tradition but only when one also assumes x spectral dimension sustaining x tradition/ undead ghosts x haunt living secret history of traumatic fantasies transmitted between lines … Read more

Megan Boyle: Entirely Free Of Pretension And Artifice

RND/ To consider Fader’s notion that, unlike “My Struggle” by Karl Ove Knausgaard [1] Megan Boyle’s bumper blog book [2] “Liveblog” is somehow ‘entirely free of pretension and artifice’. [3] Ideal / Idealized price for such Conceptual Work: £30K – contact Robert What today for details. — Example Reference Links London Review of Books – … Read more

AAA-Indie Gamedevs “100 Rabbits”: A Critique

RND/ To consider a critique of gamedevs “100 rabbits”: Calculating the truer costs of the ‘AAA Indie’ gamedev lifestyle, aka ‘my life as an Instagram filter’ while contextualizing its hip colonial tourist fantasies. Why do you think that videogame adventurers always need to tour the world’s hottest locations to prevent the end of days? – … Read more

Battersea Urban Olmec Development Billboard

RND/ To consider an urban hipster gentrification [1] development billboard in Battersea – with large looming Olmec head: 7680×4320 .jpg Anthropological remix of a photo by Martin Goodwin. — Example Reference Links The London Magazine: Gentrification Wars Rentalism Photography: The Existential Misery Of UK Renting // how to play big science