Expensive Zombie Formalism Art Church Blueprint (Painting)

RND/ A painting of ‘expensive zombie formalism’, expressed as a blueprint of the modern Art Church: 2897 x 3840 .jpg Cost For A Concept Such As This: $1.5M – Contact Robert What for details Here’s the art church and this is the steeple Open the door and see all the people Here’s the collector going … Read moreExpensive Zombie Formalism Art Church Blueprint (Painting)

Denis Villeneuve’s Depthless, Boring Dune (2021): A Critique

RND/ To consider a critique of Dune (2021, Dir. Denis Villeneuve): – Quick capsule review; “One big, laughably embarrassing deadpan ‘Meh’. Blame Canada.” – To turn the usual toxic internet language around on itself, much like a worm that eats its own sad tale: ‘these fragments of critique are not for everyone.’ – Violently unmemorable, … Read moreDenis Villeneuve’s Depthless, Boring Dune (2021): A Critique

Star Citizen Eyes” of Gamedev Desperation: A Satirical Painting

RND/ In which the closer you look, the more you can’t fail to notice the utter silent desperation behind the dead eyes of Star Citizen developers – a cringy, often darkly hilarious cross of burnt-out hound dog looks, rapidly phasing in between implied meanings such as: ‘everything’s fine we swear’ ‘being forced to lie’ ‘utterly … Read moreStar Citizen Eyes” of Gamedev Desperation: A Satirical Painting

Annapurna, Davy Wreden and White Indie Videogame Development Privilege

RND/ To consider how something about Davy Wreden faintly grates on your tits and maybe always has. A scenario, in which the LA videogames publisher Annapurna Interactive had a showcase in 2021. Despite being entirely happy, smooth, slick and obviously well produced, its overall atmosphere of patchouli scented Glade Plugin whiteness and whimsy felt cloying. … Read moreAnnapurna, Davy Wreden and White Indie Videogame Development Privilege

Trump fake ‘Dumb Republican Voters’ Quote (Post Truth Era Bad Painting)

RND/ To consider a bad painting of a fake Trump quote about dumb Republican voters: 3654 x 3654 .jpg This was recirculating on Twitter recently. I retweeted the image. A left wing commentator replied, asking a perfectly valid question: why circulate fake quotes made by The Sore Looser, when he said so much more that … Read moreTrump fake ‘Dumb Republican Voters’ Quote (Post Truth Era Bad Painting)

‘It’s time to re-learn how to have fun’: A Response To The Guardian

RND/ Dear The Guardian. Go fuck yourselves (again.) A response to your post, “It’s time to re-learn how to have fun“: Q: What makes you depressed? A: Seeing stupid people happy. – Slavoj Zizek 2580 x 1587 .jpg – via Getty images This particular brand of synthetic, corporate ‘Fun’TM that appeals to, and is only … Read more‘It’s time to re-learn how to have fun’: A Response To The Guardian

Condescending White Prick Alert (Painting)

RND/ To consider the image of a condescending white prick. Image found at random while surfing Youtube. 2184 x 1042 .jpg A smug face, supremely confident in its detached, viciously sarcastic rhetorical strategy, begging its captive audience for the ‘right (/wing) answer; almost as immediately punch-outable as smirking Republican whiteboy Nicholas Sandmann. (Disclaimer: to be … Read moreCondescending White Prick Alert (Painting)

‘Salad-y’: People Like Human Versions Of Shitty Tao Lin Novels (Transcript)

RND/ To consider a largely unedited LOLtuber vlog transcript. What might be called ‘Existential Autistim as a lifestyle aesthetic.’ This guy’s Content(R) is great. It’s like he’s a walking, talking Shitty Tao Lin Novel – a real life personification of Tao’s astoundingly joyless Alt-Lit, K-Mart autorealism – a broken, neoliberal individualist super-subjectivity. Tao Lin himself … Read more‘Salad-y’: People Like Human Versions Of Shitty Tao Lin Novels (Transcript)