This blog is now officially dead.
We are retiring Our Descent Into Madness because it no longer reflects who we are or what we want to say and do. We look at it now and see versions of ourselves that have long since departed. The archives will remain up, but comments have been permanently turned off.
We had a wonderful time here for nearly three years; thanks to all the fascinating people who read and commented during that time.
Please visit Daisy at her new blogging project, Dear Diaspora. Emily will return to the world of blogging as well, in her own time.
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“Bitch,” by Meredith Brooks.
Look at those cheesy effects! Hahaha
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“MMMbop,” by Hansen.
I had forgotten just how young and androgynous they were.
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As Daisy sort of mentioned in her last post, and as has become glaringly obvious in our general neglect of the blog recently, we’ve both hit some sort of wall when it comes to posting. Some sort of fatigue. I absolutely adore this virtual time-capsule we’ve created and I know Daisy does too, but it’s clear that we both need a break. So, we’re hereby on indefinite hiatus. I’m sure that I will be back, but can’t say when. Until that time, if you would like to contact us you can use the comments on this post…I’ll check up on them. Thanks so much to all our frequent visitors and everyone who has enjoyed this blog.
As a (temporary) parting gift, I offer this (not-so) final YouTube video comprised of clips from the ’77 movie Gizmo!, which I have not seen, but would like to ASAP.
Sorry for the serious lack of posting lately, folks. I’ve been having bad blogging fatigue (I’ve hardly even been reading blogs), so I’m taking it easy, in an effort to avoid some kind of spectacular flame-out. And, Emily and I both just started a new semester. I have been incredibly busy; I’m sure Emily has, too.
That aside, here are some interesting links.
2. Don’t Divorce Us! — a very sweet video fighting Prop 8.
4. And on a completely different note, pygmy seahorses!
“I Love You Always Forever,” by Donna Lewis.
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Artist Michael Oliveri has teamed up with a group of nano scientists at the University of Georgia to create these ghostly images, strangely reminiscent of Earthly landscapes. He writes:
Using current photographic technology and a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) I have created grand scale micrograph interpretations of their research. In this series I selected perspectives of unusual microscopic happenings within the actual nano structure samples to blur scale into seemingly familiar human settings.
They’re pretty neat. Check ’em out.
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