The Tired Insomniack

Irawooluwatan. K. Oluwatosin
These are the somewhat coherent ramblings of a tired insomniack
Created 21 Aug 2021
  • Osmosis Jones: Fatness, God, and the Myth of The Seven Deadly Sins.
    25 Nov 2021 • 14 min read
    I have a theory behind why people think Hannah Gadsby is not funny. When you see a fat woman on stage, you immediately project your expectations onto her. You assume she will make a few jokes about he...
  • The Ax Forgets…
    14 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    I don’t need to close my eyes to recreate this particular memory. Even as I think about it, I can smell what my seatmate brought to school for lunch that day. It was Indomie and a boiled egg sealed in...
  • Mourning Routine
    21 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    When you lose a person you love, you are expected to cry, to shed tears of pain and anguish, to roll on the floor as you bite back the curses you have for God. Afterwards, you shrink. You retreat into...
  • An Update
    21 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    My plan was to post this on the 5th of September, but on the 4th, I got a call from my brother that I had lost another aunt. I say lost like it was the ring I misplaced earlier this year, my aunt died...
  • The Day God Danced
    29 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Even if the sky trades places with the earth, we pray every night before we sleep. As long as one roof grants us shelter, we convene to the living room where we let the desires of our heart be made ma...
  • Perfect Prototype
    24 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    I too wanted to watch the Avatar marathon on Nickelodeon, I wanted to see Ben, Gwendolyn and Gramps defeat Vilgax, or watch the Secret Saturdays on Saturday morning in my pajamas, and on the days NEPA...
  • These are the somewhat coherent ramblings of a tired insomniack
    21 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to The Tired Insomniack by me, Irawooluwatan. K. Oluwatosin. Sleep eludes me, so rather than staring into the abyss, I find pleasure in the mundane Sign up now so you don’t miss the first issu...
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