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.

Honor, Betrayal & Whistleblowing: How I Tried to Confront Corruption & Walked Away

Early last year, I buried a sense of betrayal and moved on, away from the drama. Until I heard other women’s stories of disrespect and bullying, by the same guy. Screw it, I got courage.

Feudal Society 2017: The Shiny Way of Keeping Each Other Miserable

The planet has everything for people to sustain themselves. But, violence. But, money. But, fear of going hungry, fear of pissing off the gatekeepers, fear of shame, poverty, and unlove.

FACEBOOK PRAYER

Lord Facebook! Please like me!

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.

A Story That Started With Millennials

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

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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Racism, Facebook, Pepsi: Stupid, Sad, Delusional

The way media talks about racism is largely ineffective. I understand why it is so, and I am a little angry about it. Cheesy slogans get clicks a lot faster than deep, honest analysis. It’s about money and vanity, and ironically, we no longer need an evil hand to orchestrate it, people do it all on their own. Because, internet. Because, stupid.

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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.