Patrick Metzger’s essay tries to pin down the origin of the Millennial Whoop — that recurrent, incredibly popular “wa-oh-wa-oh” pattern used by everyone from Katy Perry to Green Day.
How do we really feel when someone unfollows our blog or our Facebook account? In this personal reflection, Andrew Reid Wildman unpeels the “layers upon layers of emotion that can find themselves interwound with social media.”
From Rhyd Wildermuth: “Gods don’t demand obedience. But humans certainly do.” On the dead, gods, authority, and Jung’s Wotanic Spirit
1. Coffee tainted the air with its rich scent through the steam from two-dozen Styrofoam cups. Most were held by uniformed officers, but plain-clothes cops, and suited detectives and admins didn’t escape the fold. Between the coffee, donuts, and field of blue, the room might as well have been a coffee-lover’s convention, or Donuts Anonymous. […]