The Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport doesn’t know anything about culture, media or sport
Alright then. The next block of 10 begins – This is Season 9, Episode 1.
Looking through my scripts for 2023, I realise I haven’t made a general update show since February. So let’s do that.
I fully expect to see Succession get more words published about it in online media outlets in the coming weeks than the new Zelda will.
Both Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks & phone tree menu systems are progeny of the explosion of creativity that happened after D&D arrived
We must try to cultivate a better sense of somatic awareness of the tools in our lives and give names to the things we discover.
The artist has made sanctuary upon their little Isle, found stable ground. Now they plant a garden. For it is there the work can flourish
For me now, at this point in my life, writing and thinking are co-continuous. I type between 55-60 words per minute – the speed of thought.
The growing importance of lore reflects the rise of a new kind cultural sense-making and social technology.
A friend asked me the other day “What tools do you use for thinking?” I replied… “My Brain????”. Apparently this was the wrong answer.
Sometimes between the host, the guest and the listener, no one is actually listening to anybody, so you might as well not be listening at all.
From nowhere north winds may howl. Waves may rise with such fury that they may come to threaten the artist’s craft. There will be crisis
Many members of Britain’s elite have spent every single day of their lives – from public school to parliament – amid the decaying ruins of a former Empire. As a result of haunting this empty idea, they are delusional.
In less than 6 weeks we’ve gone from ‘OpenAI’s chatbot is weird but interesting’ to ‘Google is doomed because they’re not shipping AI search before Microsoft’ to’These things are totally awful’.
The year ahead is no longer one long road with 50 or so weekly stops along the way to the Christmas horizon.
The artist should not concern themselves with the effervescent present of social media. The artist lives for deeper time & even deeper links.