Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

We’ll start with an assumption: Life is an escape room – one of those games where you’re trapped in a room, and have to find and synthesize strange clues to escape (you may know it best as one of the many online game variants). This is not a new assumption. Many religions conditionally promise some version of heavenly escape after death. If you do the right things… More Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

A Blog About Why I Don’t “Get It.” Alternate Title: Wow. Tertiary Title: Brains of Steel

Life is pretty nuts. If you just consider what’s happening, what’s going on here… this shit is WILD. I think that’s what most excites and frustrates me about being alive – the possibilities are endless and yet we engage in systemized dogshit whirlpools of offensive stupidity. Like, it’s offensive how stupid we are. But we’re also awesome. Take… More A Blog About Why I Don’t “Get It.” Alternate Title: Wow. Tertiary Title: Brains of Steel

What’s the Dream? – How We Can Maybe Suck Less

I finished a book last night. It was Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari. Did you know banks can loan ten times the amount of cash they physically possess? Our economy is a lie!! Actually, the thread that tied the whole book together (at least for me) was the potential benefit of such “lies,”… More What’s the Dream? – How We Can Maybe Suck Less

Frank’s Log

I like when humans appear to me as animals. Those rare interludes in which knowledge is suspended, when a classroom of twenty two students registers simply as mammals in chairs, deliver a breathtaking reversion to pure perception. Somehow I momentarily escape the veil of familiar categorization and truly see. Instead of black kids and nerds… More Frank’s Log

I like when humans appear to me as animals. Those rare interludes in which knowledge is suspended, when a classroom of twenty two students registers simply as mammals in chairs, deliver a breathtaking reversion to pure perception. Somehow I momentarily escape the veil of familiar categorization and truly see. Instead of black kids and nerds… More Frank’s Log