Porcfest 2016 – Where I’ll Be Until Next Sunday!

It’s time for my yearly excursion out to the Free State Project’s festival. I help run an event called the Alternatives Exposition and part of our goal is to shift libertarians more towards the left. It’s a difficult (and some may argue “dirty”) job but someone’s gotta do it! I’ll see y’all back here in…

Pulling a Sick-In

Well, not really. I’ve got a moderate case of strep throat (coughing, congestion, general physical weakness) and it’s really disrupting my routines to the point that I’m not going to be posting on the site for the next few days or so. Gotta rest up and try to see when I can start posting on…

Ali Wong and the Anthem of the Lazy

I’m something of a feminist and so when I saw that Ali Wong’s stand up special on Netflix openly declared she was going to explain why feminism was “terrible”, I eye-rolled. Someone who has to make a big deal out of general ideological statements in their stand up special would probably come off to me…

Patreon Update for 6/6/16

10 years ago the Devil was having a good day, I imagine. I’ve submitted my¬†final draft of my manuscript and am waiting on the publisher to see what they think. Without further ado, let’s check on how May went! Abolish Work Stats for May 2016 I posted 12 times (17 last month) 9 of which…

What Does it Mean to Play a Game?

One of the main ways that anti-work advocates sometimes envision an alternative world is the broadening of games. Why so? Largely because games are by definition voluntary, done for their own sake and involve the active and enthusiastic participation of all involved. The consequences are sometimes (though not always) trivial and thus more flexibility can…