Category Archives: The Current Situation

883: I really feel like he is setting people up for a mass suicide.

The borderlands between social branding and cult behavior have always on my radar. Long ago I predicted that actual cults will distill out of the pollution of 21st century-style marketing and no surprise – here they are… “I really feel … Continue reading

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Week 869: I really do think we just got the Mayan date system wrong

NOAA’s GOES-R looks at a bruised continent yesterday. Smoke from fires in the west. 3 hurricanes in the east. Not shown: earthquake in Mexico. DPRK missiles. https://twitter.com/s_m_i/status/906022435866107905 Unidentified USAF aircraft crashes on the Nevada Test Range. Possible classified project? “Some … Continue reading

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Week 868: I assumed the ratings would be far higher

Everyone is so concerned with being the Uber of pot that they aren’t perceiving who’s going to be Monsanto of pot. “A Russian tanker carrying natural gas has become the first merchant ship to sail across the Arctic without the … Continue reading

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Even the crop circles have sold out

NEWS UPDATE 12-08-2017: Streetwear brand Supreme invited us to create their box logo as a massive 300ft wide crop circle at a secret location somewhere in California… more information to follow.

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Separated At Birth, Part XXIII

The photo of morning smog in China used in Slate’s “Whoopsie Daisy: New Data Shows China Underreported Yearly Carbon Emissions by Billion Tons” The cover of The Saints’ Prehistoric Sounds.

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The 21st Century, Week 822

It’s all fun and games until someone changes their band name to H. Merle Haggard… “Syrian war spurs first withdrawal from doomsday Arctic seed vault“ “‘Private cities’ for the rich with own infrastructure are springing up outside dysfunctional, third world … Continue reading

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The 21st Century, Week 821

A Billy Ocean gig may have sparked alien invasion fears in Twickenham. What’s this new camera installed on a U-2 spyplane spotted at Palmdale? Cameron: Cinderella of the Wastelands is on display in NYC for a few more weeks. Good … Continue reading

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The 21st Century, Week 820

RIP Martin Milner. Famous for Adam 12, but once played an assassin on an episode of Route 66 that was supposed to air on November 22, 1963 but was pre-empted by the JFK assassination. Russian bears treat graveyards as ‘giant … Continue reading

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Why I treat Facebook as a write-only medium

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The Quartz City Advisory System is always on “Guarded…”

…because without eternal vigilance it can happen here. Make your own!

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