America, I’m coining a term*

There are digital natives and there are the digimudgeons. The digimudgeons are already over the internet. They were clicking and dragging Geocities sites before most people even had dial-up in …

Dear Google, I don’t give a crap about your April Fools pranks but I do actually give a crap about useful services

Listen. I don’t hate fun. Really, I don’t. I have even been known to HAVE fun every now and again. I encourage it. Within reason, of course! But this is …

Spam comment of the day

The bots have discovered sarcasm: That is a super-peachy-keen post. Thanks for really blathering on like that! Seriously, I don’t think I could have spent more effort wishing for something …

Shameless self-promotion: Recorded yapping edition

Remember this bit of strategic foreshadowing? No? Well, that’s why Al Gore invented the hyperlink. So my pal Ed and I sat down and had a little chat about the …

Death to theogeo

I killed my Twitter account. I wish I could say it felt good, that it felt like a burden had been lifted, but that’s not altogether true. I feel a …

It helps me not hate the internet

I like to imagine that somewhere out there in an underground art bunker in Kansas, a plucky collective of socially conscious guerilla artists is concocting outlandishly offensive and nonsensical and …

In which I posit that social media CSRs actually make things worse

If you’ve spent some time on Twitter, you’ve probably spent some time bitching on Twitter about some company that provides some service to you. And if you have spent some …

Well, that was a close one

I broke my blog in a major way just now. I think I deleted a bunch of shit, including my WP install or something stupid like that. I was using …