No, I will NOT be watching the Lord of the Rings Amazon Series

My relationship with The Lord of the Rings is and has been incredibly intense. In the following, I will attempt to underline what I see as the core project of LOTR and why it is inherently incompatible with its co-option and commodification by Amazon. Extra challenge: I will try to do this with as little … Continue reading No, I will NOT be watching the Lord of the Rings Amazon Series

Thoughts on the Apocalypse

To put it bluntly, the human species is coming to an end. It feels hyperbolic to say, and yet I can't think of another phrase that fully encapsulates this sense of impending doom. It isn't an apocalypse of a single threat (although COVID seems to be giving it a good effort). It's a daily apocalypse, … Continue reading Thoughts on the Apocalypse