I recall being frightened of clowns as a child. What deception was there under those bright, garish clothes? What sorrows what madness had been concealed beneath carefully painted smiles? Maybe they did it to hide from themselves. Only, it doesn't work. I know it doesn't, not yet. Perhaps I just need more practice.
(Yeah. They'll eat that up.)
Here I am, back in Arkham. They always ask me amusing questions when I visit. Things like: "What was the catalyst in your development of anti-social behaviors? What prompts these behaviors? The best one, though: Explain your need to create c
I like putting on silly voices and making words for people to eat with their eyeballs.
I'm also generally pretty shy, so don't bother waiting for me to contact you, just start up a conversation. I'll happily respond, I just tend not to initiate them. If you think I'm ignoring you, the chances are I'm actually just rocking back and forth in a corner somewhere. Feel free to poke me with a stick to get my attention.
It's in cap locks, so it must be important.
Seriously though, just a little petition to get a bleeding-heart liberal website I frequent to hold itself to its own standards. Would appreciate any signatures. I believe you can even withhold your name if you'd prefer.
Why You Should Start a Blog: A Guide for Pseudo-Intellectual Bleeding Heart Left-Wingers
Hello. I'm Joel, I'm 21 years old, and I'm a procrastinator.
I am, if I do say so myself, rather good at it. In fact, I procrastinated for two weeks instead of writing this article, after promising a friend that I would write something (in exchange for him writing something, which he promptly did)
But there are some things you just can't procrastinate from, such as waiting for the train, and so, alas, I must finally be productive for 5 minutes of my life.
I've been toying with the idea of starting a blog for a long time, but for some reason beyond my
I have a major excuse for a lot of my procrastination. Whenever I'm reading news articles or blogs or anything of the sort about race and gender politics, animal rights, freedom of speech/expression or anything similar, I tend to try and convince myself that I am "expanding my mind", and that there is something intrinsically valuable about improving your understanding of the world.
Which is all well and good, except for one problem: If you don't do anything with this understanding, it's pretty much wasted. I sit down every now and again and just try to solve problems in my head, and put together convincing arguments against various ills of t