Film Review: Sean Penn’s Into the Wild
Whereas in the book Christopher McCandless does not display any particular literary skill, in the film, Emile Hirsch’s Christopher McCandless is a veritable poet.
Into the Wild: Adolescent Angst Gone Wrong
In his moral fervor, Christopher McCandless thought he knew a better way of living than the rest of us.
Did Bari Weiss “Virtue Signal” by Disavowing Musk’s Journalist Ban?
The verdict is that Bari Weiss is guilty of virtue signaling in her thirst for online acclaim.
Will Twitter Survive the Layoffs? (sarcastic)
I know what a teacher does, I know what a fireman does; but I don’t know exactly what someone on Twitter’s “curation team” does for eight hours a day.
Stutz: a Different Side of Jonah Hill
Despite his demons, and significant emotional distress, Hill’s struggle against his existential angst is admirable.
The Spin Machine Gets to Work on Twittergate
It isn’t shadowbanning, it’s “amplification decisions.”
Twitter Space Reveals Musk’s Thinking on Twittergate, Ye
Musk has successfully triangulated himself against the left and the right, positioning himself as a reasonable person.
Howard Hughes as an Old Man: Mental Illness and Decline, Part IV
Hughes’ routine at this point was drugs, films, sleep, and bathroom.
Is Apple Colluding Against Twitter?
A big part of Apple’s leverage in this high stakes game is advertising and app store access.
The Call of the Wild: a Matter of Fact and Metaphor
Jack London’s experience in this “last great American gold rush” gave him the vantage-point to write such a compelling portrayal of the Alaskan subarctic.