So does anyone have suggestions of a serviceโ€”self-hosted or notโ€”where I can upload a copyrighted video YouTube will flag so that one (yes ONE) of my friends can see it? I canโ€™t use Plex as I donโ€™t have access to the router for port forwarding. And Iโ€™m not looking to pirate.

If you must know, itโ€™s Eddie Izzardโ€™s โ€œDress to Kill.โ€

if i had a signature it would look like this: ๐Ÿพ

Any idea why Apple moved Safariโ€™s URL bar to the BOTTOM of the screen in iOS 15? Itโ€™sโ€ฆa bit irritating to use.

Superman in my Mind:

Carlos lights up a cigarette, heavy glow, an island of red in blackness. The band plays on behind the walls, muffled but strong.

โ€œTheyโ€™re pretty goodโ€ he says as he takes a drag. Newborn smoke from pink lungs curls in the sputtering streetlight.

Anxiety is getting to Carlos. This woman is alien to him.

Which of these similar tv shows sticks with you more after all these years?

Iโ€™ve enabled on this blog as well. is pretty cool actually. You can sign up for a free account and highlight and annotate webpages similar to how Medium does it.

So Iโ€™m hoping for some interaction.

But, mainly, Iโ€™m just drafting.

Wish me luck!

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Running an experiment and am nervous. I decided to write my third novel in real time and on display for all. Sort of to scratch both the writing and tech itch.

Iโ€™m composing my first draft on using the Novel setting for the blog. Chapters will be listed across the top.

Hereโ€™s the url to the blog:

Whenever I make a post, it goes out to the Fediverse. So Iโ€™m hoping *someone* provides feedback.

Still a little galled that corporate shithole Twitter gets to have Tweets, but Mastodon changed to "Posts" to be more appealing to [checks notes] squares

Iโ€™m shutting down my Wordpress blog and jumping onto (unless they start allowing hate speech).

This is my most viewed piece. I donโ€™t want my experience to be lost, so Iโ€™m republishing if on my new platform.

Briefings on a Descent into Hell:
5 Nights in a Public, Chicago Mental Hospital

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