I haven’t seen “Expanded Memory” in a very, very long time.
Friends signals a harsh embrace of anti-intellectualism in America, where a gifted and intelligent man is persecuted by his idiot compatriots.
[…] Creativity lost its way during the digital boom years. Almost overnight, online software meant anybody could create their own layouts. Our clients decided art direction wasn’t a precious craft skill any more. If their 12 year-old could crank out pictures and typography in 10 minutes, anybody could. A whole generation of digital native ‘designers’ was born.
A thoroughly brutal photo essay by Daniel Berehulak for the New York Times from the Philippines, chronicling President Rodrigo Duterte’s genocidal anti-drug campaign. If you cannot handle photographs showing graphic violence, death and utter despair, you should find something else to look at.
These are very dark days we seem to be living through.
You have, in your body, one of the most incredibly intricate detoxing systems that exists: Your liver regulates glucose, protein, and fat levels, removes ammonia from the body, as well as alcohol and some drugs. The rest of the heavy lifting is done by your kidneys, processing drugs with an intricate system of enzymes, balancing your body’s water levels, salts, excreting waste right into your bladder, and again, excreting toxins. Your toilet paper use is proof enough of how much detoxing your organs are doing.
Because going through a hard life with someone else is better than going through an easy life alone.