Introduction Saturday, 27 May 2017, I embarked with a number of friends on a journey into space on a number of tragically doomed spacecraft, with the frightening and ever-increasing possibility that an alien would hug my face and then burst out of my chest. That is to say, we watched all 6 films in the […]


Hogwarts’ Institutionalized Rebellion & Mormonism

Today’s ideas were sparked by a fantastic podcast, which I’ve mentioned before: Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. Particularly this episode on Ch. 14 of book 1, “Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback,” which is focused on the theme of Rebellion. A brief summary of what the episode pointed to that is relevant for this discussion: essentially […]

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Sex: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I’m asexual, though I personally like “ace” better (partially because it’s shorter, easier to say, has some positive connotations, but mostly because it feels less like a clinical diagnosis or something you say about the reproductive process of bacteria). Some of you already knew that, some of you may have guessed, others may have casually […]

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Miyazaki Marathon: Reviewed

Featuring Chris Wei and cross-posted to his blog, here. Chris and I, with a rotating cast of friends, set-out to watch 7 of Hayao Miyazaki’s films back-to-back as part of Chris’s series of summer movie marathons on Saturday, 13 May 2017. Here we record our thoughts as a dialogue of sorts because why hear from only me […]

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Space Mormonism and the Sacred Texts

Thoughts on Belief I absolutely ADORE space Mormonism. This may come as a surprise, since my other ideological leanings don’t necessarily suggest that I would be all over the whacky, out-there, bizarre beliefs I affectionately call space Mormonism (Kolob, God as alien/space traveler, Twelve Tribes/City of Enoch taken into space, The Kolob Theorem, some Skousen […]

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