Something from Nothing

Procrastination. Idealism. Nihilism.   I recently listened to this talk on procrastination. The speaker, Tim Pychyl, has a book on the topic with pretty high reviews. Two things stood out to me. First, his point about death and bereavement. Second, procrastination as a habit of negative reinforcement. This helped me formulate some ideas I've had for …

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Okja: Capitalism and Murder

I've enjoyed Bong Joon-Ho's work for awhile. The Host is one of my favorite sci-fi films and is an excellent monster-movie. I think director wise, his highest achievement was Memories of Murder. Snowpiercer was fun and gritty and had a politically intriguing end (seize the train or destroy it?). So I was excited to see 옥자. …

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