The Office video game spinoff?!?!?

The Office video game spinoff?!?!?
I had a dream last night that I was playing a video game. The game was really special. It was sort of deliberately crafted lo-fi 3-D graphics, somewhere between MineCraft and the Lego games. The genre was a beat-em-up, but with some complex RPG leveling and skill trees. But here’s where the game gets awesome: ...

The art of losing

The art of losing
Ever since leaving my jacket, I’ve been thinking about lost things, and my ruminations on the subject will likely appear as entries around here sooner or later. Such thinking has reminded me also of that great duchess of lost things, Elizabeth Bishop—or more precisely, of Dear Elizabeth, Sara Ruhl’s recent theatrical account of Bishop’s relationship ...

This is why I’m not allowed to sleep in

This is why I’m not allowed to sleep in
I awoke the other day some time before my alarm. Unfortunately, this is somewhat usual, even—no, especially—when I’m extremely tired. But somewhat unusually, that day I rolled over and immediately fell into a deep REM state. What followed was the most elaborate, weirdest dream I’ve had in a long while. I don’t remember much, but ...