The Expanse: An Ode to Camina Drummer

The Expanse has whole bunch of competent women. Another great feature of this already awesome show. But none is more awesome and formidable then Camina Drummer, Outer Planet, Captain of Medina Station (a.k.a The Behemoth). A fellow fan has a point when he calls her the Best Female Character In …

That Thing with the Luminiferous Aether

Way back in the day when I was still deep in the Steampunk scene, my friend Alex and I wrote a book about the subculture, its roots, background etc. One of the background infos I provided concerned the aether, or as I usually spell it æther. You can find it …

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Review: The Color out of Space (2019 film)

So, the first part of the announced Lovecraftian trilogy has been released on DVD, which meant: I got a chance to watch it. I went into the experience with mixed feelings. I am not too fond of most adaptions of Lovecraft’s work, my favourites so far being the films produced …

Project Stoicism: The Life of Marcus Aurelius

The life of Marcus Aurelius is as interesting, epic and historically significant as you may expect from one of Rome’s most famous emperors and one of the few philosopher kings history has to offer. Biographics, a highly recommendable YouTube channel just released a biography of Marcus Aurelius, check it out:

Rebuild of Evangelion is free on YouTube

オタク仲間こんにちは。 良い知らせがあります。(Hello, fellow nerds/otaku, I bring good news). Rebuild of Evangelion, the redone version of the famed Neon Genesis Evangelion is free on YouTube. The official creator, Kahara Inc., has released them on their official YouTube Channel just five days ago as of me writing this article. And here is …

What Cthulhu can teach us about isolation

Iäh! everybody. I hope this special message by the Cult of Great Cthulhu finds you in good health. I had a bit of a non-euclidean think-around and came to the conclusion Great Cthulhu’s general behavior can teach us a lot about what to do during the quarantine and still be …

Project Stoicism: Actionable advice by Marcus Aurelius and Musonius Rufus

Most of us are sitting at home right now, going out only when necessary. But even now, it can happen that we overhear somebody telling someone else off for real or imagined breaches of quarantine rules. Or maybe someone thinks they have special rights and do not have to stick …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #60 – Happy Things from the Quarantine

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean60.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:29 — 11.3MB) | EmbedJust a few personal positive things from two weeks more into the quarantine. I hope you are all healthy and not too stressed out! Stay safe, stay healthy everyone!

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #59 – Geek in quarantine edition (pants optional)

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean59Covid.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:47 — 12.4MB) | EmbedBeing stuck at home as a geeky introvert is not that bad. It’s basically what I trained for my entire life… Here are some thoughts and personal survival tips regarding the current situation and these are some …

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Project Stoicism: Handling the current situation

When you open any news site, turn on the radio or TV, there is a lot of news covering irrational behavior. People are buying surgical masks, hand-sanitizer and toilet paper (!) like crazy. Hint: Toilet paper and clean behinds have no effect on corona viruses of any kind whatsoever, and …