yelling into the void
in het leegte schreeuwen

this is going to land me in hot water but good heavens i am so sick of the word “pronoun”
it is like on par with the word “moist” in how much hearing it activates my fight or flight response
pet peeve: historical maps of europe forgetting that flevoland didn’t exist until the 11960s, or otherwise getting it horribly wrong
oh my god i have searched google for the word “aykshually”, in double quotes. it stubbornly corrects: “did you mean *ackshually*?”
imagine if we finally decipher linear a and then all the inscriptions turn out to be really pedestrian. like. linguists spend centuries figuring it out and it's all just “buy more goat’s milk” and “becky you unchivalrous harlot give me back the kids”

me: ah shit i spilled milk all over the floor at the shops

guy who writes headlines for the new york times: At the Store, a Routine Trip. Then, Disaster.

when i said i wanted it to stop raining that was not an invitation for it to start hailing
Fuck you, it’s January!
finally reached the big milestone A screenshot of, showing that i have scrobbled The 1975 one thousand and nine hundred and seventy five times
where the Fuck am i meant to buy flacs or, hell, even high-quality lossy tracks from major-label (read: non-bandcamp) acts?? google play music is dead, amazon only sells medium-quality MP3s; i've heard apple music might sell lossless but i'm not part of the apple ecosystem and i don't want to give them my phone number
Update: just found out about 7digital, which seems like it’ll meet my needs
i was today years old when i found out a banshee is a creature from irish folklore and not, as i had for some reason assumed, a particularly loud species of monkey
i admit, i cried a bit when i heard the good news that the vaccine is getting rolled out from next week… nine months of hell, but it's almost over :')
do you think armenia and azerbaijan went to war this year because they didn't have eurovision to fight over instead
i'm still not used to the idea of being followed by more people than i'm following, that's not meant to happen to normal people
still thinking about that time i saw someone call christmas a “judæo-christian” holiday
this is going to get me shot, but:
kid a > ok computer > hail to the thief > a moon shaped pool > the king of limbs > in rainbows > amnesiac > the bends > pablo honey
“meeting in the aisle” has been stuck in my head for about three days now please help
the use of the phrase “the good book” to refer to the bible implies the existence of a hither unknown Bad Book
why must duckduckgo show me unclean things every time i search for document preparation
thinking about starting a blogger, because blogs are good and would be a pain to set up on neocities, and i think its layout is far more elegant than the sidebarless big-texted guff on medium or substack — my only fear is that google is probably going to pull the plug at some point
at least the kemetists can rest easy in the knowledge that the only other people who call egypt "kemet" are weird conspiracy theorists :P
mildly annoyed at the lack of a good, unambiguous, one-word name for my faith
  • Hellenism can refer to a field of academic study
  • Hellenismos is just Greek for... "Greekness" and also carries the same energies as Anglophones deciding it's a good idea to call modern Greece "Hellas"
  • Olympianism and Dodekatheism don't account for everyone who worships Gods outside the Olympians
  • Hellenic Polytheism is rather a mouthful to say every time
A coronavirus info poster, covering up a poster promoting the game Just Dance 2020.

i think whoever designed javascript's Date object should never be allowed near api design again

started keeping a journal, considering switching over from gregorian to attic as my main calendar of choice


  • easier to celebrate noumenia
  • lunisolar, instead of solar
  • everyone else is still running on gregorian
  • still haven't managed to wrangle a computer into doing it right

the good thing about having to wear a face mask is it covers up the chin, which is a great help for androgyny

i miss concerts

finally, i have them all

The vinyl editions of all four of the 1975's studio albums.

those sites that shrink down the cursor and make all the text really tiny are a plague on this earth

я не умею танцевать я не умею танцевать я не умею танцевать я не умею танцевать

update on Project Kithara: what i actually mean by "download every song i have ever loved" is "download said songs, preferably along with their original album. this is how i have ended up with 5 queen albums even though i'm not much of a queen fan

observations on Project Kithara, my plan to download every song i have ever loved and hold on to the archive for dear life, so far:

  • ripping from google play music via audacity is a viable strategy for singles and EPs, but probably not for albums: my method of stripping silence tends to snip down the track size a bit and might fuck up non-seamless transitions a bit
  • i felt a little bit bad for pirating dorian electra's flamboyant but $25 for a digital album is extortionate
  • gosh musicbee is a really good programme for music listening and that sort of thing

Celeste is really fun; it never feels like it's the game's fault when you mess up — it helps that the controls are really tight

given that if we're going by the mythos Hermaphróditus is two entities in one form, are their pronouns ſingular they or plural they 🤔


i just heard the original version of take on me for the first time and it feels so, so wrong

good gosh, i get credited as an inspiration in an article, then that article gets posted on hacker news and now i'm up 13 thousand unique visits in a day!!! my sixteen-year-old brain is melting from this level of notoriety-but-not-really

after all this time you'd think someone would have updated neocities' syntax highlighter to recognise that grids exist

12020.05.22 13:39

notes on a conditional form feels like... two different albums that were mashed together in the editing room; one more traditional pop/rock album and one where they just let george go OFF with the production and make whatever garage / house stuff he wanted

12020.05.18 23:06

just watched eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. i cried multiple times. if you asked me a few hours ago what my favourite film was i wouldn't be sure but i'm fairly sure it's this now

12020.05.15 21:35

i just watched being john malkovich and uh, what the fuck did i just watch, what the fuck, what the fu

12020.05.13 19:06
the old log is dead, long live the new log
12020.05.12 16:40
mastodon seems like it would be a lot more appealing if it didn't have the fundamental problem of it still being twitter, but uh... decentralised i guess
12020.05.12 16:38
absolutely fuming that the domain is already taken— and by someone who isn't even using it at that
12020.05.09 12:29
so do people who frame their vinyl records and hang them up on the wall actually listen to their music, or
12020.04.24 00:11
if you're too shy (then let me know) is going to be on repeat either until the album comes out or until quarantine ends, whichever comes first
12020.04.12 01:32
you know what, fuck it. there are two continents:
  • cemanahuac, consisting of the americas and antarctica
  • the eucumene, consisting of eurafrasia and oceania
the dividing line roughly follows the mid atlantic ridge before swooping through the indian ocean around antarctica and then gracefully coming back up again through the pacific, bering straight, and arctic sea
12020.04.08 17:06
malarkey has been obliterated
12020.04.03 23:36
nasa brought back the worm!!! hopefully next they ditch the meatball... please...
12020.04.03 22:37
i've tricked out the text editor somewhat on my end
12020.04.01 20:32
oh, to live in a world where internet comments have any substance whatsoëver
12020.03.30 18:00
noacf is eighty minutes long?? it appears i will have to withdraw entirely from human contact on may the 22nd
12020.03.28 16:34
it's time to get good at darts
12020.03.27 13:26
in my efforts to install linux, i have successfully managed to somehow fuck up every device that i own
12020.03.24 15:23
the existence of >greentext implies the existence of an equal and opposite <redtext
12020.03.23 22:21
boris johnson has put us all on the naughty step for three weeks (maybe more)
12020.03.23 22:15
i feel a compulsion to yell into the void about things that i do not have time to write things worthy of a full web page about