...and other things I do since I can't afford therapy. Capitalist realism... is more like a pervasive atmosphere conditioning not only the production of culture but also the regulation of work and education, and acting as a kind of invisible barrier constraining thought and actionMark Fisher, Capitalist Realism #EndSARS Protest Lawrence, KS Do you remember… Continue reading Why I’m Not Doing Social Media Activism Anymore…
A brief guide on how not to talk to people from a different country My Aloe Vera plant doesn't have a name and it doesn't matter because she is dying I had three unsolicited interactions last Friday. I like to sit away from people on the bus. I like to either listen to music and… Continue reading I Was 2 Feet Tall And Then I Wasn’t Anything
Because I never finish anything... literally. There's a small number of you that make your way to this corner of the internet every time I post (which I'm very grateful for) and some of you who step into this crevice will occasionally share something with me about my post; how it made you feel for… Continue reading How To Be Good At Something
Ha alliteration! I really need to do this. More. I'm back in school (precariously though, because... any moment now, we really should be shutting down but somehow we've made it week 6) and I can't breathe. I am suffocated by the incessant assignment and projects, the egregious stares I keep getting from white people in… Continue reading Where Were We?
Disclaimer: The quarantine queen title is gender-inclusive 🙂 All over the world, people are being quarantined and are being compelled to practice social distancing. We are trying desperately to remain sane in a world that seems bordering on the insane. So, the time is just right for us to ponder, reflect, meditate, and discover the… Continue reading Which Quarantine Qween Are You?
"I'm never going back there again", she said while booking her flight ticket. I give you Chicago. It is not London and Harvard. It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib. It is alive from snout to tail.H. L. Mencken In honour of spring break (and spring in general… Continue reading Chicago, Nov. ’19: The Clouds, The Coffee, The Concert.
My co-star has said twice that no-one cares how many books I've read... I disagree. The trouble with giving yourself a pep talk is that deep down, you know it's all bullshit.Sophie Kinsella, Remember Me? I'm about to spout some nonsense right here but hey, I need this. This blog thing, it's for my mental… Continue reading I Am A Storybook Character