Archivos and World-Building Tools

The Internet is, in many ways, like an island on which random chests of treasure appear. While wandering its jungles, you might stumble upon something new, something incredibly value and entirely not what you thought you needed. The most recent treasure for me is called Archivos. It allows you to strew about all the little nodes sticking […]

A Better Aquaman: The Shape of Water

I saw The Shape of Water recently and found it functioned like a beautifully rendered vision of someone’s dream. Someone who had either been reading a lot of Aquaman comics, or doing a fair amount of drugs while sitting in front of an aquarium. That’s the thing about movies: they are visions. Those of the director, the […]

New Covers, because I like fire, apparently

Branding is a toxic word for me. It comes loaded with connotations, with expectations of corporatized life where the creativity has been sucked away by a vacuum, taken outside, and beaten into oblivion by a bunch of faceless goons. This, of course, is stupid. Branding (I tell myself), is better thought of as the way […]