The charm of the gender binary #1: Personality and aptitudes

Versione in italiano qui. I think by now everyone's got that I'm a genderqueer, that is one who doesn't fit into the two traditional categories of the binary gender: man or woman. My body is absolutely binary, and I'm not displeased with it, and in my real life (that is outside my identity of third-rate … Continue reading The charm of the gender binary #1: Personality and aptitudes

Rambling: I hope this helps to clarify…

I stumbled upon the 1000th Facebook post on how identity politics have contributed to the election of Donald Trump, and generally the rise of the far right in this moment, and how they are very very bad. So, since I'm not from the USA (and I'm very very very happy for that) and since I … Continue reading Rambling: I hope this helps to clarify…

Stupid music to turn off my brain

Versione in italiano qui. Actually, I don't think that any intellectual activity is totally stupid. You're still using your mind after all, and you're still absorbing things and thinking about them. However, there is indeed intellectual activity which requires much more mind work than other; writing a book is way more demanding than writing this … Continue reading Stupid music to turn off my brain

I will rewrite my first book, or how Donald Trump and Milo Yannopoulos became my idols

Versione in italiano qui Sometime ago, I decided I will rewrite my first book. Remember the I translated my book post, where I said that, for at least some time but more probably forever, I wouldn't even look at my first book? Yeah, apparently I was joking. I wrote that book in a very busy … Continue reading I will rewrite my first book, or how Donald Trump and Milo Yannopoulos became my idols

How to NOT build up your public #4: I’m not a nice and charismatic guy, and even less I’m convinced of what I’m doing.

Here we come to the last of this short series of posts where I present why I am a disaster at public relationships. Read part #3: How to NOT build up your public #3: I don’t promote myself to my friends Italian version here It's the truth. Simply I'm not nice, nor charismatic. I'm surly. Irritable. … Continue reading How to NOT build up your public #4: I’m not a nice and charismatic guy, and even less I’m convinced of what I’m doing.

Non-binary, trans or cis: what if gender didn’t exist

Versione in italiano qui This post was inspired by this video, which I've stumbled upon casually. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MkcEZLHlEc Seen it? Good. It won't have much to do with my post, and I didn't find it particularly enlightening on the matter, it was to give you some reference. I'll definitely start from the same question, though. Would … Continue reading Non-binary, trans or cis: what if gender didn’t exist

How to NOT build up your public #3: I don’t promote myself to my friends

Read part 2: How to NOT build up your public #2: I’m not famous yet Italian version here I have a lot of artsy-fartsy friends. Most of them have a Facebook page where they promote their art, and invite their friends to give a like. Or they publish the link to their website. Or things like that. … Continue reading How to NOT build up your public #3: I don’t promote myself to my friends

How to NOT build up your public #2: I’m not famous yet

Read part 1: How to NOT build up your public #1: my art doesn't exist Versione in italiano qui. My second problem is that I'm not famous yet. OK, I realize that this is like saying that the problem of the car which doesn't start is that the car doesn't start. Ya think? That should be the … Continue reading How to NOT build up your public #2: I’m not famous yet

How to NOT build up your public #1: my art doesn’t exist

Versione in italiano qui I'm a green writer. That is, more or less. Let's say I do my best. I've self-published my first book and there will come others; even if at the moment I cannot know if from it there'll come out something more than one of the many self-published titles scattered around the Web. … Continue reading How to NOT build up your public #1: my art doesn’t exist

I translated my book

Warning: this is an epic. If you could care less about my own thoughts about my book, and you just want to know what it is all about, just skip everything and read the last three paragraphs. Here the first post dedicated to the publication of the original version of the book in Italian. Versione … Continue reading I translated my book