Sorry for all the tags 🏷️
While the Democrats are sitting around trying to figure out how to do the right thing, Republicans are figuring out how to win.
An American nightmare recounted (🙄) to me for the first time in any kind of detail. I've heard disaffected liberals and Democrats complain about the 2000 election shenanigans before, but Holy Smokes this was hard to watch. The nuts and bolts of our democratic process seem rusty as hell, and it's incredible to see the way the…
Better the second time, somehow.
There is a forest over the fence in the backyard of the home I grew up in. I also spent a good many weekends and summers camping in the woods when I was young. It's hard to shake the hair-raising feeling that grips me when walking through the woods late at night, peering into seemingly endless darkness, with nothing but a flashlight to light the way. The trees cast shadows on themselves; the wind rattles…
I promise I'm going to wake up tomorrow and fully accept that this was essentially artsy incel shit, but for now I'm going to let the wonder wash over me. Say what you will, but it's a rare feeling when you're 20 minutes in to a movie and you realize, "damn, this is gonna be a wild ride".
I don't like to explain myself.
If you want to feel...sad? Scared? Grotesquely amused? check out the comments on this clipped scene on YouTube.
It's sort of shocking to me how many people apparently identify with the kind of bitter, intense alienation Daniel seems to feel from other human beings. On the other hand, I'm not surprised that a character like this speaks to a lot of men in Current Year.
This isn't me trying to say it's bad to…