How to Get Away with Career Murder

There's an episode of Black Mirror where a designer for electronic bees programs them to obey people's "Death to" tweets and kill the person they threaten, causing the person extreme pain in the process. With this power comes great responsibility, and it does not function well; the populace begin tweeting "death to" to anyone who … Continue reading How to Get Away with Career Murder


Clint Smith, Writing, and Changing My Mind

I've been reflecting on the presence of writing in my life, and as I slowly edge my way back into writing daily, it is hard. Even though I feel like my writing process is much healthier and more productive than ages past, I find myself stunted by novice mistakes time and time again. To counteract this, I've hunted … Continue reading Clint Smith, Writing, and Changing My Mind

The Demons in My Head

Recently, I read a series of articles detailing a man's experiences with something called "schizoaffective disorder." He explained how this mental illness is similar to manic depression and to schizophrenia, in their respective ways. With schizoaffective disorder, Michael Crawford revealed, one's mood shifts every few months or years from paranoid mania to dark depression with psychosis interspersed … Continue reading The Demons in My Head