To any who’ve been paying attention, it’s no doubt obvious that I have not yet edited my reading of “Prometheus and Chiron.” For anyone who has been awaiting that release with bated breath, I do apologize (and encourage you to breathe normally).
Similarly, it’s obvious that I haven’t yet made any new videos to post since my introductory effort.
One reason for the latter fact is that I simply don’t like how I look right now. I’m not exactly hideous, perhaps (though opinions surely vary), but I am heavier than I like to be, and I would really like to lose a little weight before making any more videos; there are also other cosmetic issues that I find unsatisfying. This reticence is despite the fact that there are specific matters on which I would love to make commentary (such as my irritation about people failing to signal when turning or changing lanes), and which I’d like to address videographically because, as I think I’ve said before, video lends itself particularly well to rants. Tone of voice, as well as facial expression, can help convey certain passionate arguments in a much more potent way than can words alone—though I am a devotee of the written word, and likely always will be. Video also tends to reach more people, for better or for worse, than the written word often does. Continue reading