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

Writing Under Capitalism

I have recently been reading "The View From Flyover Country" (Thanks, Pads!), and it reiterating and deepening my understanding of many issues. Primarily for me, the impossibility of writing under capitalism. Writing is communication. When writing is honest, it is an expression of soul, or if you prefer, an expression of the inner workings of … Continue reading Writing Under Capitalism