Blatant self-promotion, to give myself a nice story to pin
Discursive anomalies for all ages
Short stories of all kinds
Weird stories of some kind
A flimsy excuse to throw money at me (at least, that's the story)
And, to top it all off: a webring
one more thing
yeah, I could do one of those
A vital component of being on social media is to be company. This includes an element of interacting with others. But it also includes an element of being seen, of consistently being there, saying things that are at once new and unsurprising. There is an art to it, to be consistently novel and familiar. I cannot teach it to you, since it stems from you being yourself in the company of others; in exchange, we are company
Oh, and I like cats
good work, everyone
self-care Show more
did you just finish your finals, complete a big project, or in some other way undergo a great effort?
it's okay to not be super-productive in the aftermath. it's okay to find yourself not wanting to do things, and generally be unenthusiastic about getting going with new things
it's an adjustment process, and you need time to recover from having done the thing. rest, recover, adjust, process. acknowledge the tiredness, and work through it
take an inordinate number of naps
*ambient emotional support*
OK, here is a preview -- just for Mastodon -- of the choral music I will put online properly tomorrow:
My music is community-supported, not commercially funded. If you'd like me to compose more, please consider supporting me financially if you can and don't if you can't:
As always, thank you for your other support, which helps me hugely!
All these different languages
but one thing they all have in common:
Apparently some silly USians want to extend copyright again: https://boingboing.net/2018/05/18/orrin-fucking-hatch.html
Repeating my Twitter reaction:
When will musicians realize that their biggest competitor is ALL THE PAST RECORDINGS EVER and revolt against this madness?
The Internet is not what makes music hard work. Never was! It's competing with Elvis & Mozart.
Demand the right to build on the past, not compete with it.
By the time you are 35, you should have at least ten mastodon accounts, according to experts
If any of y'all are in charge of PR or social media stuff for a company or public body, I have a simple admonition:
Please keep your actual site up to date, not all of us want to look at your Facebook feed for the latest news. This practice is growing but it's really obnoxious.
help wanted, homelessness Europe, Sweden Show more
is Norway Day
I wrote a thing Show more
This may or may not be an elaborate reference to Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera, and also a very roundabout troling of the whole notion of filter bubbles
It just might
There is much talk of the intellectual dark web, but not as much talk of the intellectual grey web, a sprawling blog empire entirely and solely authored by mastodon user sargoth
Eurovision times are a great opportunity to learn new things about your friends, such as who among them care about Eurovision