‘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

On surviving Summer and other nonlinear thoughts

RND/ [..] been meaning to blog for a while now but as usual never know what to say – or only that I can only ever say that I know next to nothing. Also, only part of me understands that nobody’s listening, and that I’m merely wide-banding in/to the electronic void  – ‘pissing into your … Read more

On Absurd Videogame Industry News: JayzTwoCents Transcript

RND/ to consider a slightly rough Google transcript of a video by cool vlogger JayZTwoCents (Jason Langerin): In which, putting it all down on the page makes it read like the mild head-injury ramblings of someone foolishly immersed / half drowned in meaningless internal videogames industry tech mews minutiae. To ask, who talks like this? … Read more

Got Phone? Entitled Diablo Immortal Garbage Backlash Rant Transcripts

RND/ on the positively welcomed if not entirely preplanned corporate instigated diablo immortal ‘got phone?’ micro-drama: to consider heavily monitized negative algorythmic gamer backlash as just another built in module of the whole games as services model some bizarre representative loltube transcripts curated and archived for historical purposes / passing alien anthrpologists from the near … Read more

The Alien Anthropological Insanity Of Ancient Esports Transcripts

RND/ to consider the critical perspective of a visiting alien anthropologist from the impossibly distant near future, and the near impossible difficulty of trying to culturally interpret ancient eports video transcripts – sample text as follows; in north america circ might be the hardest opera to ill apart from hitting flick after flick after flick … Read more

RANT vs ISCA (fiction)

RND/ In which you actively pretend to be current Theorist In Residence for ISCA – the smoothly sinister & sublimely algorithmic “Institute Of Southern Contemporary Art” [1] – installed in their wires over the weekend by remote hack, a hungry cybernetic ghost – yet in fact represent the theoretical interests of “RANT” (Refusal Against Northern … Read more