‘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

“Lenny Bill’s Doom Flower”: The Capitalist Internet’s Most Expensive Emoji

RND/ To consider “Lenny Bill’s Doom Flower”, Internet Capitalism’s most expensive emoji. As seen on Twitter: ☠[̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡º ͜ʖ ͡º)̲̅$̲̅]✿ Ideal / Idealized Cost for such Conceptual Work: £420K. Contact Robert What for details. — // how to play big science

24Hrs on Twitter as a Lonely Waste Of Time

RND/ In which, due to a particularly bad recent fit of existential depression and terminal boredom, you mistakenly try getting back onto Social Media, only to find it somehow even emptier than your old, half-undead life. Some notes in passing: You find the user interface a bit more slick and ‘friendly’ than you last remember … Read more

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

Pewdiepie For President! The Malignant Narcissistic Personality of Youtube and ‘Oopsie!’ Psychopolitics

RND/ to consider the co-incidental or algorithmic emergence of the (default, in-built) malignant narcissistic personality of social media platforms like Youtube, and the default psychopathological ‘media personalities’ (now there’s an insult) who preach there to ditto headed Stan armies with an ever louder political  voice Gamers are pathetic! – Dr. Disrespect First a brief stable … Read more