About shoes and storytellers

The storyteller has shoes that are very specific sort of worn. They have little grey patches in strange places. On the edges and flat parts. They aren’t the parts that touch the world usually. They are the parts where artists are taught to shade in to show shadow. I try to imagine how the worldContinue reading “About shoes and storytellers”

The rise of Holy Schlub and the demolition of experts

A “Holy Schlub” is a messianic figure found more and more often in our popular culture. Their divine ability is not to turn water into wine but rather to turn ignorance into profundity. They follow their guts and solve problems with “common sense” often showing up experts. These figures are fun, and I find themContinue reading “The rise of Holy Schlub and the demolition of experts”