A weekly compendium of links. An Interface Theory of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon: “Interface Theory’s creator, Dr.
Seems like a lot of people are taking inventory of their pandemic experiences, so I will too. (As someone on Twitter
“A luxury cruiseliner quarantined in San Francisco bay, its well-heeled passengers confined to their cabins for weeks on end. Holidaymakers on lockdown at a quarantined hotel in Tenerife after an Italian doctor comes down with coronavirus. A world of isolated individuals rarely leaving their homes, keeping a wary distance from one another in public, communicating with their friends and loved ones via exclusively technological means. These situations are so Ballardian as to be in the realm of copyright infringement.”
“Twenty-first century life was already Ballardian. The rapid transition, under the new viral order, into further extremes of
corona time capsule pic.twitter.com/IBiABBCK05 — тцпдяапацт (@tundranaut) March 17, 2020 pertinent ephemera from Daniel
“We are a vital bunch. And while we traffic in a realm of ideas so horrifying that our nation’s most cited legal scholar believes these ideas should be banned, we are, unlike these experts, not restricted to this single realm of knowledge. We allow ourselves the mental agility to toggle between expertise and idiocy, taking the best of both.”
Why have you not already read @L0m3z on the power of being a retard? https://t.co/P3vYF8yOZj — Spotted Toad (@toad_spotted)