Swapping the Mute’s Vocal Chords: A Modest Proposal for the Future of Music

I have spent the past fortnight obsessively listening to Frances the Mute, the 2003 release by critically confusing band The Mars Volta. Continue reading


Alternative Media, Games Journalism, and Crowd-Funded Understanding

In the earliest days of printing, news was obviously partisan, and mixed with advertising, and it was the consumer’s job to sift through the pile of overtly biased information and reach a reasonable understanding of what was going on. We should return to that system. Continue reading