You Gotta Believe

Why not believe in Her? You Gotta Believe from Nina Paley on Vimeo.   In this episode of Seder-Masochism, Moses is confronted by the goddesses the Patriarchy is about to crush. Directed animated etc. by Nina Paley (me) Music: “You Gotta Believe” written by Norman Whitfield, sung by the Pointer Sisters, circa 1976 Free goddess … Continue reading “You Gotta Believe”

“Cycling and Gender Intersect in Meaningful Ways.”

Any bets on whether my local bike club will survive beyond this season? Emails lightly edited for brevity, all names anonymized except my own. Sat, Mar 19, 2022 MEMBER A: I was able to renew my membership with the link to the Website.  I noticed that the application requires a “gender” designation that only includes … Continue reading ““Cycling and Gender Intersect in Meaningful Ways.””

Mystic Symbolic: the developening

On January 27 I awoke with an idea for a mystic symbolic art generator. I immediately sketched copious notes and put out word I was looking for a coder to collaborate with. By some miracle, Atul Varma responded within an hour, which makes me believe this project really wants to exist. My plans are vast … Continue reading “Mystic Symbolic: the developening”

Collective Senescence

When I learn a new song – something I do unconsciously, every time I am exposed to new music – is some other song erased in my memory to make room? No. I seem to have unlimited capacity for memorizing music, even as my memory is like a sieve elsewhere. How does my brain do … Continue reading “Collective Senescence”

Witnessing a Miracle

The COVID-19 pandemic is a miracle. I mean this in the biblical sense. Biblical miracles are horrific, bringing death and destruction. The Ten Plagues of Exodus were miracles, or at least “wonders.” The miracles of Revelation are even worse. A miracle isn’t a fluffybunny event. It is an act of God. The COVID pandemic is … Continue reading “Witnessing a Miracle”

Notes on the Apocalypse

Many battles, much polarization; we are splitting into sides. Online especially, there is right and wrong, good and bad, the “right side of history” and the wrong. Even saying “the right side of history” implies petty, idiotic opinions are of world-altering significance. The Book of Revelation is the ultimate story of Good vs. Evil, black … Continue reading “Notes on the Apocalypse”