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Jul
19
S2:E6 Tequila-Tasting With Vampire Idols

S2:E6 Tequila-Tasting With Vampire Idols

Back in Tokyo, I would sometimes check out the Tokyu Hands in Shinjuku to buy art supplies that would inevitably
7 min read
May
11
S2:E5 Sora Plays Soccer in Sakhalin

S2:E5 Sora Plays Soccer in Sakhalin

Over the last few weeks, I got over my Crary-induced Luddite phase and discovered a cautious new interest in wearable
6 min read
Apr
20
S2:E4 Post-Internet Ballet Clubbing

S2:E4 Post-Internet Ballet Clubbing

I've been experimenting lately with different methods of self-expression in pursuit of some medium that would allow me to be
5 min read
Apr
09
S2:E3 End of My Filler Arc?!

S2:E3 End of My Filler Arc?!

Well, I'm officially headed to grad school! I will be attending the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU Tisch, where I'll
5 min read
Mar
29
S2:E2 Self-Medicating Feels

S2:E2 Self-Medicating Feels

Do you have a game, book, or TV show, anything that you revisit when you need a pick-me-up? Something that
7 min read
Jan
29
S2:E1 I Wish I Could Isekai

S2:E1 I Wish I Could Isekai

When I began labeling these newsletters I wanted to make silly references to different shows corresponding to season and episode
5 min read
Dec
24
S1:E4 Am I Having Fun?

S1:E4 Am I Having Fun?

I've struggled over whether I need to keep addressing the apocalypse outside whenever I write something online. On one hand,
6 min read
Dec
08
S1:E3 This Isn't About Cowboy Bebop

S1:E3 This Isn't About Cowboy Bebop

At 11:53PM on November 30th, I officially submitted my applications to grad school, and while I feel a weight
4 min read
Oct
31
S1:E2 Busy Blue Skies

S1:E2 Busy Blue Skies

It's been cloudy recently in NYC, or so I thought until I realized (or remembered) that the sun doesn't reach
3 min read
Oct
03
S1:E1† The Third

S1:E1† The Third

It seems that any promise I make myself or others to write with certain frequency is doomed to fail, but
5 min read
May
27
S1:E1* For Real This Time

S1:E1* For Real This Time

More than half a year ago I recklessly promised a new approach to this blog in the form of weekly
4 min read
Nov
12
S1:E1 Big Tech, Eggs, and Sorcery

S1:E1 Big Tech, Eggs, and Sorcery

Though we've averted ourselves from one disaster, there are plenty of others lined up to keep us busy. Throughout this
4 min read