Holy shit, does writing become less fun when you’re doing it for WORK. Especially when you have absolutely no creative control. Every client would say they accepted pitches, and I’d pitch something that seemed to fit their site, and they’d veto it pretty much immediately. Which, hey, fine, but like – don’t pretend you’re giving me a say! Just give me my assignment, pay me my meager fee, and move on!
I marathoned a comedy today, and I think I'm going to be okay. Sometimes, you just have to let yourself enjoy things. It's all you can do in this hellscape of a life, right?
I enjoy mapping out my own taste-makers in my head: it’s fun to think about how one thing I liked as a kid would kick-start a full investigation into a whole genre, a whole niche, a whole world. When I was a child, anime inadvertently opened a door into a world of hip hop, J-rock, noise rock, and more for me.
It's been a long time since I've actually sat down and watched any anime. My anime-viewing habits are pretty fickle. I either binge watch ten series all the way through in a month, or I don't watch anything other than snippets of whatever shounen my boyfriend's watching in the living room. Maybe it was a … Continue reading Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons
Yo! Long time no post, yeah? I’ve been slacking on the content, for various reasons, so I wanted to write up a little post catching y’all up on my life and all that. The biggest thing has been my move. It’s understandably taken me a bit of time to actually adjust to my new environment. … Continue reading Life n’ Blog Updates (and some thank yous)