Noise

I had a piece I was going to finish for today about Marvel’s Avengers and the NHS but I think I’ll leave that for another time or perhaps no time at all. My morning was taken up with writing a piece about Professor Trump’s lecture on the medicinal benefits of bleach and I have lots Continue Reading

Toby, George & Apple

Happy St George’s Day! And to mark the occasion, here’s a bit about another national hero, facing down a fierce dragon… Toby Young now claims to have caught the coronavirus. He also claims to have beaten it. In his latest piece [gestures vaguely towards places on the internet I don’t frequent], he describes how he Continue Reading

Virus Dreams

I don’t have a shrink. I have a blog. Times are hard. It will have to do… I’ve noticed that I’m dreaming more than normal, which is odd given how I’m also drinking too much caffeine. I should really be awake half the night. I also know that dreaming is usually a good indicator of Continue Reading

A Sunday Ramble

A quick ramble through the Sunday verbiage and it turns out that curse about “living in interesting times” really was a curse, after all. Really, where do we begin to catalogue this ruby-veined tumescence of abject incompetence? We really need a new lexicon of words to properly convey the scale of these various crises. Words Continue Reading

Hack Diary: Day 3721

Exhausted today. So exhausted, in fact, that I haven’t the energy to do anything other than dump a few words in this blog, which itself isn’t a bad thing. I’ve wanted to update it for a week, but I’ve barely had time. More about that later. Stayed up late last night (again), watching the orange Continue Reading