Issue 51 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Art; TikTok’s algorithm; Jennifer’s Body; Ten Rules; a love letter to Costco; Wikipedia’s list of common misconceptions; & more…Read more "The Treachery of Images"
More haphazard collage made by me.Read more "A reminder to think…"
Issue 50 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Ah the circle of life: poopy, disco-eyed, and frequently awful.Read more "It’s like Saturday Night Fever, only with more blindness and less chest hair…"
What is a clitoris? the papers wished to know. Is it an unsteadiness in the hand? Is it a trembling in the mouth? Is it an organ unduly excited or overdeveloped?~After Sappho, Selby Wynn Schwartz
Issue 49 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. More thoughts on fun; the enduring allure of Choose your own Adventure books; why every person should have the right NOT to be pregnant & more.Read more "All too often I spoil my own fun…"
Fun happens when we experience the confluence of three states: playfulness, connectedness, and flow. Fun requires being entirely present in your experience.~Catherine Price
Issue 48 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. How the super-rich plan to escape the apocalypse of their own making; Art but make it sports; Thoughts on Bambi and death; London’s most hetero neighbourhoods; & more.Read more "Super-rich dude problems"
I consider reading the greatest bargain in the world. A shelf of books is a shelf of many lives and ideas and imaginations which the reader can enjoy whenever he wishes and as often as he wishes. Instead of experiencing just one life, the book-lover can experience hundreds or even thousands of lives.~Gene Roddenberry
What sets an awesome speaker apart from an average one? Further thoughts on the art of persuasion.Read more "Speaking at Conferences – The Art of Persuasion (Part Two)"
What sets an awesome speaker apart from an average one? Some thoughts on the art of persuasion.Read more "Speaking at Conferences – The Art of Persuasion (Part One)"