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A cryptic tweet spells out “June Eighteenth”. Thousands of retweets later Kanye West’s edict has our attention. He’s planning something, we’re expecting a new album or a bill to go before congress to declare the greatest rapper of all time or perhaps the due date of his firstborn child. The music blogs and news sites erupt and decree there’s a new Ye album due. Controversy spills left and right about the title of this album (like it always fucking does), Instagram is host to an accidental post of the cover, more leaks, more glimpses and last Friday it leaks. Now [...]
Why isn’t it possible to be good at anything? I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately. We essentially give everyone a trophy for signing up for the league. In all my classes this last semester, it became very awkward not exalt bad and being the only one to say “that’s bad, here’s why it’s terrible, here’s how you should try again”. You become “the hater” after a little while of doing that, which makes the whole time spent in the classroom or around my peers rather pointless. When did it suddenly become okay to not say when something is [...]
There are sometimes when a product or a service or an app comes along and it’s so awesome that I can’t possibly care. They fall from the hype too far and there’s nothing really novel about it. The new James Blake album Overgrown or Barack Obama’s second term in office or Code Academy or this season of Parks and Rec or THE MAILBOX APP FOR IPHONE are all great examples of things not living up to their hype. Oh boy the new Mailbox App for iPhone! What a complete and totally mundane app that doesn’t do anything novel, compared to the half dozen other [...]