Handwaving Freakoutery

Handwaving Freakoutery
This is a song about culture wars, futurism, apocalypta, and gun math.
Created 08 Jan 2021
  • Chris Cheng's NFT Auction Goes Live Tomorrow
    18 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    This post is less an article and more of an announcement, attached to an article, attached to a charity event, attached to a piece of magazine cover art, attached to the blockchain. The very short ver...
  • Latinx Is Done
    14 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 12 5
    In honor of Columbus Day, also variously known as Indigenous People’s Day, National Culture War Day, and Pre-Halloween, let’s spend some time making some bold predictions to come back to a year later ...
  • The Human Tool
    11 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    This article first appeared on Medium November 1st 2019, and forms the keystone of all HWFO culture war analysis. If I were to ask you what the best possible tool is to master, to achieve the most tas...
  • Paid Subscriber Slack Invite for October 2021
    07 Oct 2021
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. In consectetur facilisis suscipit. Nullam non orci malesuada, congue neque in, venenatis eros. Nulla id commodo lacus, quis consequat nisl. Ma…...
  • HWFO September 2021 Housekeeping
    06 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 3 6
    This housekeeping post is late because I spent the weekend with a gang of guys with which I have become very close, Open Source Defense. If you’re a regular reader, you know I’m the #2 writer over the...
  • Data From the Texas Prison Delta Outbreak Fits the Vax Narrative
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 10 7
    HWFO is, at it’s core, a heterodox publication that heavily questions dominant media narratives about hot button culture war topics, and does so with mathematics and systems analysis. For instance, we...
  • An Illustrated Guide to Plastic Straws
    26 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 21 11
    This is a straw. This is a garbage can. When you use the straw, you throw it in the garbage can. Then you put the garbage in a bigger garbage can, and put it out by the road. Then a garbage truck pick...
  • Bezos is the Greenest Man Alive
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 13 3
    Vox dropped a really, really stupid article today that I wouldn’t bother linking at all if not for how amazingly mathematically inept it is. In usual Vox style, they play to those in the blue echo cha...
  • HWFO on Boyce of Reason Podcast, September 2021
    20 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 1
    An idle Wednesday evening I had a half a bottle of wine watching Atlanta United wipe the floor with FC Cincinnati, and then jumped onto Skype with Benjamin Boyce to talk HWFO. The discussion mostly ce...
  • Can Fortnite Rescue Humanity from the Attention Economy War?
    17 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 5 2
    This article was originally featured on Medium in March of 2019, and Fortnite has lost some of its juice since then, but the underlying premise of solving our culture war problems via directing our fi...
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