…took eight key-presses, a second of my day, and burned approximately 0.02833333333333 calories.
Nostalgia for a bygone time you’ve never experienced is longing for a present where you know the future — an impossible life where everything is understood and coherent, from an overarching point-of-view. Nostalgia for a bygone time you have experienced is longing for a present where the future doesn’t matter.
Imagine an octave chord being strummed — forever
Someone should start a band that covers songs by the Strokes, but use only one chord per song. So much longing, no resolution.
A new approach
At the urging of my roommate (and friend) Man Bartlett, I’ve relaunched postmodem. I’ve deleted all the old posts to start fresh and the format has changed a bit. Basically, there isn’t any format. This a place to stash a never-ending stream of ideas. It’s a place to show everyone what I’ve been working on and thinking about. There is no bar for entry and any...