Where's Matt, Autumn 2020 Edition

Here’s the shortest possible version of my excuse for my month-and-a-half-long absence:

Seattle was covered in smoke and I couldn’t open my windows for nearly a week and my apartment became sweltering and toxic, but then the wind came and blew all the smoke away right as my air purifiers arrived, but right on the heels of that I had the doctor’s appointment from hell that turned into two weeks on a prescription from hell that caused more damage and no healing, all of which prompted me to need another prescription (this one far less evil than the last), and to find a new doctor. Which I did.

Phew. Glad all that’s behind me.

You don’t want any more details than the above. Trust me. But, the point is, medical stuff appears to be wrapped up (knock on wood), and so I’m back at it.

Coming up this week:

  • Tuesday: “Monks and Code and Cats,” a short essay I’ve added to the end of the newly in-print Our Algorithm Who Art Perfection.
  • Wednesday: “Illustration Reveal for The Other
  • Thursday: “Anthropology of the Future,” a critique of Ursula K Le Guin’s Always Coming Home
  • Friday: “The Typography of Alterra