Ship’s Log

Teleprinter In A Box?

What. The. Hell. Is. This. Thing. (???) Let me back up for a second. Last night/this morning, I watched Hitchcock’s The Lodger which is an absolute FEAST of typefaces and text design starting with the beautiful censor card, the opening sequence, all the intertitles, basically any time text appears onscreen…INCLUDING in this bizarro magic box … Continue reading “Teleprinter In A Box?”

What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book

I read the strangest book a few months ago. I read it somewhat quickly because it was due back at the library, but I’ve been thinking about it since I finished. I bought it just so I could keep perusing it. I pick it up and just stare at it from time to time. It’s … Continue reading “What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book”

Another Year, Still Can’t Win

Well, it’s official. Another year in the NaNoWriMo losers club. But it’s a pretty awesome club, because you still have a ridiculous amount of writing that’s off your plate (about 30K for me), and you find that you remember: actually, you kind of like writing when you give yourself permission to focus on it. And, … Continue reading “Another Year, Still Can’t Win”

Lorem Ipsum

Dear Reader, I have every intention of actually writing interesting blog posts. I do. But, you see, there’s a certain kind of energy I’ve lost to writing other long form things, and all I have left in me is the ability to hit post on instagram. I text entirely in stickers now. It annoys my … Continue reading “Lorem Ipsum”