The Midnight Vaporwave J-Horror Aesthetics of ‘The Convenience Store’ Game

RND/ To imagine if you will the strange midnight neon VHS horror aesthetics of “The Convenience Store” videogame by Chilla’s Art: 1920 x 1080 .jpg First off: balls to contemporary online discussions about ‘aesthetics’. The word has long since become lazy short hand for ‘obsolete, nakedly pro-capitalist discussions of ‘The A E S T H … Read more

An Existential Spotlight: Theorizing Super Bunnyhop

RND/ In which this very very morning you consider and analyse yourself – whatever it is you imagine your doing artistically, via the Youtube lens of George Weidman aka ‘Super Bunnyhop’: First, a Venn diagram that tries to capture the unique, slightly oddball appeal of George’s ‘content’. By fun, perhaps you mean “Existentially speaking, is … Read more

Enlarged BAOH anime screenshots

RND/ to imagine enlarged screenshots of classic violent anime “BAOH” from an old LOLtube video – notable for over the top expressions on the ugly faces of its crudely drawn characters – In which the word “BAOH” appears to mean ‘bow’, as in ‘respect due for such uniquely oldskool VHS crudeness’ — // how to … Read more