"The thing is, if you just do stuff, and nothing happens, what's it all mean?"

Fiery Finale (Conclusion...?)


Will naturally remain inconclusive for now, even after seeing all the episodes and taking a retroactive look at the whole series, things will still remain inconclusive...with life; they always are..

I'll preface this big-block-quote-in-form-of-slightly-pretty-epigraph-ish thing: Thomas Pynchon. The myth, the legend, the writer, the recluse, the weirdo (I think I'm certainly on his wave-length). My nickname for him is (well, I'm just about to make it up right now, but I'll stick with it afterwards) Stoned-stradamus. This eeriely  familiar section ("Deja Vu...huh?") is from the introduction to Slow Learner, a collection of his early short stories:

Everybody gets told to write about what they know. 

The trouble with many of us is that at the earlier stages of life we think we know everything
--or to put it more usefully, we are often unaware of the scope and structure of our ignorance. Ignorance is not just a blank space on a person's mental map. 
It has contours and coherence, and for all I know rules of operation as well. 
So as a corollary to writing about what we know, maybe we should add getting
 familiar with our ignorance, and the possibilities therein for ruing a good story. 
Opera librettos, movies and 
television drama are allowed to get away with all kinds of errors in detail. 
Too much time in front of the Tube and a writer can get to believing the same thing about fiction.
 Not so. 
Though it may not be wrong absolutely to make up,
 as I still do, 
what I don't know or am too lazy to find out, 
phony data are more often than not deployed in places senstive enough to make a difference, 
thereby losign what marginal charm they may have possessed outside of the story's context...
The lesson here, obvious but now and then overlooked, is just to corroborate one's data, 
in particular those acquired casually, 
such as through hearsay or 
off the backs of record albums. 
We have, after all, recently moved into an era when, at least in principle, everybody can share an inconceivably enormous amount of information, just by stroking a few keys on a terminal. 
There are no longer any excuses for small stupid mistakes...

You know what, I didn't think this is(was...*fingers crossed*) going to work. When you name a "blog" what I named it, there are overwhelming expectations.

Did I prove it to myself? Of course, even if I can fully articulate it without see the final acts and reflecting on the "fragments shored against ruins" that reverberates after the curtain falls (though, it took the process of "MoBBisMoL" to give me the cognitive and digital apparati needed to be articulate enough).

But, most importantly, did I prove it to you (comments...hypothetical at this point). I feel Here were some of the early "reviews" from my friends. Writing this idiosyncratically. I tried to shift my rhethoric and use devices that maintained the spirit of the show. Elusivness. Multi-media aesthetic texture. Criss-Crossed pollinated intertext.

The work is not finished (future ideas to bolster the blog, crystalize and cooalesce the fractured nexus; future ideas for blog work

Ideas for further "Meaning of Life" projects:

There is no other "live-action" televisual drama I could justifiably do this with. Breaking Bad is as pure and seductive as Heisenberg's crystal persuasion. I could do this with; even if some think that shows like "The Wire," "The Sop  (only "The Wire" has the necessary interlacing between life and art  (which after all, prove that there is less a distinction betw.. Like my brilliant buddy and poet-extrodanaire C.Morgan wrote me, "Life is a work of art, make it what you will" (I'm paraphrasing and destroying the inherent beauty in my colleague's writing-style...which he would absolutely dispise with a Heisenbergian rage).

However, I think that a cult-hit anime and a recently released "Stoner Rock" album would be. I've even made some call outs throughout the blog (or will return to add more or make the current call-outs pop out).

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