A Story That Started With Millennials

Selling to lonely children is much easier. Simple and cynical, as usual.

FACEBOOK PRAYER

Lord Facebook! Please like me!

Better Than Overpriced Hipster Rehabs: A Mantra for the Tortured Soul of the Silicon Valley

As long as you keep running around trying to be a better messiah, you will continue to disrupt what needs to be loved.

Holy Innovation! Man Prays to His Brain (Silicon Valley Version)

May there be no roots, only Holy Innovation. May there be no responsibility, only Holy Disruption.

Death by Adequacy

We are going to build a neurological association for you, and you are going to be a bastard if you don’t fold yourself and play along. You are going to be a deviant if you don’t offer yourself as a sacrifice to my feeling of ORDER.

Being Squashed for Being a Whore, Or…?

On that day, I avoided the path of a linguist / ethnomusicologist turned sex slave by an inch.

Will the New Digital Generation Be Remembered as the Lost Digital Generation?

I think I am having a déjà vu. I think what’s happening to the new, shiny digital generation in the U.S. has already happened to the generation of my grandparents in the Soviet Union.

Strange Love in the Time of Kali Yuga

You realize that most of the things that you have taken in with your mother’s milk, are a collection of folklore. Random approximations, inaccurate statements seeded with a possibility for love.

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A SOCIAL STORY

Imagine, there is a mobster. He controls many people, and he has money–a lot of it–but he knows that his power over his hood is based on fear, and he is afraid to lose it.

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Tessa is a strongly opinionated singer and musician living in New York. Her background is in classical piano, linguistics, computers, ethnomusicology, and Tibetan studies. She fronts Tessa Makes Love.

Robots are on her shit list, and this blog is about not taking shit from the machine.