Elizabeth Tubergen: In Pursuit of Rest
Every day, while the morning was still crisp, I stepped out into the Roma neighborhood surrounding my apartment in Serbia, and I would film my horse trailer toy rolling on various surfaces. This was a week after the US Embassy was set on fire in Belgrade in response to our role in Kosovo’s declaration of [...]
Megan McArdle : The hipsters you shall always have with you. Also important: hot chicks with douchebags
I realized I was doing the same thing in Fiji. Here a website I made copying an actual menu I saw at KOMLA’s restaurant in Fiji. Lautoka, I think.
So Rachelle said that the dirty-as-in-messy-not-pervy web stuff I’ve been doing looks hipster-dirtyweb, except that it comes from a genuine affection for Balkan design* not the ironic hipster stance of we-all-know-i-am-trying-to-look-like-i-am-not-trying and that-is-post-ironic. And we all know we despise irony over here at christopher-robbins.com. Now, my first impulse was “shit, i was making sloppy dirty [...]
Having some mildly angsty convo with Rachelle. Here are some bits scrounged and expanded: art angst and dream jobs But back to art angst, when i look at myself and ask why I am doing this: it is because 1) I enjoy physical labor 2) I enjoy creative and intellectual processes 3) I like the [...]
Working on a paper for the 5th International Conference on INFORMATICS, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND NEW MEDIA IN EDUCATION in Sombor, Serbia, waaaaaaaay up on the northern tip of Serbia, bordering Hungary, I had an interesting realization. It’s not developed enough to use at the conference, and I don’t want to stick my American nose in [...]
Nasty nets 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable error reminds me what a peaceful tonic midi is to my soul. And also, unexpected quiet places on the internet, like the last page of the internet. Since it will disappear some day, I have archived it here. I think this needs a midi soundtrack:
these bricks R elecrtic copied from this truck. i think i need to build it.
So, the moment Mendoza sent this to me I knew it was too good to have not been blogged ages already, but dude Gawker self-deprecating irony covering up bragging about having ass-tattoos first was OLD before it happened. Like even total luzrz who can’t write gamR txt righ7 know that ironic false-modesty is even more [...]