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Self Image

Body image is something I never thought about until, like, last year. I had a body image of course but in a total unconscious way. Body image didn’t matter when I was growing up. There wasn’t a cultural obsession like

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, Gender, Pop Culture, Pragmatism, Songwriting

The New Sex-Negative

Let’s talk about ‘slutty’ Halloween costumes. Right now everyone’s completely tired of them, they’ve been growing in popularity and shrinking in creativity for like ten years. I get that. But right off the bat I’m going to point out that

Posted in Gender, Pop Culture

Taking To Everyone At Once

I think I said this before but it’s unlikely most people reading now would have seen it the first time and/or anyone would realize they’re reading it a second time. Anyway, I often write with one specific person in mind.

Posted in Pop Culture, Pragmatism

The Creep Factor

There are guys who don’t think they’re creeps who aren’t creeps.Not thinking you’re a creep is considered the sign of the creep these days but statistically they can’t all be creeps. In the four quadrants possible in this arrangement they’re

Posted in Gender, Pop Culture, Pragmatism

I think you’re listening to the jocko podcast wrong

We don’t need more advice. I am one of 3 people I know who listens to the Jocko podcast and the only one listening in chronological order. The other two skip around and mostly listen to the Q&A episode because

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, Pop Culture, Pragmatism

What We Worry About When We Worry About The Left

There’s a video of a bunch of white kids screaming fuck white supremacy at a black woman trying to eat breakfast and then screaming no good cops in a racist system at the also black police officers who become involved.

Posted in Pop Culture, Pragmatism

How To Be A Good White Person Changed Over My Life Time

“I Don’t See Race.” Used to be the call sign of smug self-identifying liberal youth when I was young and now it’s the refrain of right wing pundits. Being colour blind used to be the dream. To the point of

Posted in Pop Culture, Pragmatism