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Zombie webcomic: “Ken and Andy’s Rooftop News”

RND/ to consider a new webcomic, featuring characters Ken and Andy from the great movie Dawn Of The Dead (Zack Snyder, 2004). Called “Ken and Andy’s Rooftop News”, the tag line is “Zombiepocalyptic dispatches and wild rumor.” Separated by a whole city block filled with deadly shambling flesh eaters, gun store owner Andy and ex-cop Ken use white boards and markers on top of their respective rooftops to converse about daily life, and keep each other up to date with the latest info and developments in the land of the… Read more Zombie webcomic: “Ken and Andy’s Rooftop News”

Conceptual Video Art: Mirror’s Hyperreal Edge

RND/ consider what amateur postmodern theorist-for-hire Robert What terms ‘That Special Shine’ in classic videogame experience of modern virtuality “Mirror’s Edge” – a quick, intense study of the pixellated ‘video real’ – Music by Solar Fields — Reference Links Videogames On TV // how to play big science

Free Postmodern Marvel Comic Templates

RND/ consider some free postmodern comic templates (from the Marvel universe) particularly suited for expressing unusual contemporary narratives 388 images, 2100×3000, 1.8MB average .jpg, edited in Gimp Curated images were resized, brightness increased, bilaterally flattened to remove .jpg artifacts, text removed from speech bubbles (particularly labor intensive – wish there were a plugin for that!), anti-aliased, chromatically abberated, sharpened, and then bilaterally flattened once more — // how to play big science

Why Is (/Post) Modern Art So Bad? with Sad Aesthetic-Relativist Background Drowning Music

RND/ to consider the classic sodden intellectual potato “Why Is [/Post] Modern Art So Bad?” with sad drowning music As a direct result of this tear-inducing motivational mashup, imagine internet theorist-for-hire Robert What now follows several iron laws of quality art: To avoid the silly, pointless, and purely offensive – and produce work of Genuine Merit™ To demand the highest standards of excellence, improve upon the work of previous masters – and thus prevent falling standards To aspire to the Highest Quality Available™ To never stop questioning whatever darkly laughable… Read more Why Is (/Post) Modern Art So Bad? with Sad Aesthetic-Relativist Background Drowning Music

How To Play Big Science

RND/ In which the following summarizes “How To Play Big Science – A Conceptual Novel via Robert What” (forthcoming, 1st quarter 2020): Skint, unemployable and terminally bored – consider a backwater island UK citizen with few Real™ prospects, forced into roleplaying “Robert What” – self styled Amateur Postmodern ‘Internet Theorist-For-Hire’ and Non (/Bad) Artist – busy procrastinating in Research and Development of absurdist, imaginary play state “Big Science” This informal alternative lifestyle sandbox, toolbox / social practice features superficial sci fi mythos – based on contentless, open fan source field… Read more How To Play Big Science