The upside of the current debate over gun control

It’s vastly overshadowing the shooter himself – it’s been just a cursory look at whatever he is and then back to our usual gun control argument.  A hugely positive development; attention paid to the shooter is some part their motivation.  A desire for infamy is quite baffling, but that does seem to be a common theme amongst these monsters.

Isaiah’s Job and the Thousand True Fans

I never thought of the similarity between Kevin Kelly’s One Thousand True Fans (from 2008) essay and Albert Jay Nock’s obscure epic Isaiah’s Job (from 2006) – both are about eschewing mass market appeal – and narrowing in on a select group (Kelly’s thousand true fan’s – Nock’s the Remnant) who truly understand whatever it is your’re doing.  The similarities are rather odd.

I just got memoirs of a superfluous man on kindle – I guess I’ll have to check and see if there are any similarities to classic issues of Wired…