Category Archives: Hatboy’s Nuggets of Crispy-Fried Wisdom

A Tale of Two Survivors

I was interested, in the sort of ghoulish dark-humour way that seems to be the standard way of being interested in things in 2020, in two very different worldviews I’ve seen on display recently. It’s about authoritarianism, and it’s as … Continue reading

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Oræl Rides to War, a musical anniversary spectacular

Today is the 1st of September, 2020. On this day, twenty years ago, my cute Internet girlfriend and I faced the magistrate and became Mr. and Mrs. Hatboy. A day or so later I was deported. Good times. I have … Continue reading

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Darling’s Day

The sky was weeping tears of ash At dawn on Darling’s Day. The stones of Heaven high above Looked down with not a glimpse of love As we walked with heads and voices raised Our hearts gave lie our steely … Continue reading

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Hatboy’s Triangle of Undiagnosed-General-Sadness-Avoidance

Today I thought I’d share a little theory with you. I call it … you already saw the title of the blog post, that’s it, that’s what I call it. Okay, alright. I give you: Hatboy’s Triangle of Undiagnosed-General-Sadness-Avoidance. Ta … Continue reading

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What I Learned When I Attempted An Alternative Lifestyle In “Animal Crossing”

I’m an artsy fartsy litwank creative type (you may have noticed!). When something comes along that claims to support individual expression or freedom of choice, I just have to do something different to everyone else to show I’m a special … Continue reading

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Mer (Attack and Dethrone God)

“Sir … I’m sorry to bother you, but I thought you’d like to know – we did it.” “What?” “We’ve done it, sir. The machine has produced … essentially a perfect sample.” “Really? You’d better show me.” “Of course, sir. … Continue reading

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The Roaring 20s

Okay, my very minor piece about revisionist history in the UK is clearly not going to cut it in terms of what the fuck is going on right now. So for the sake of this, the Hatstand, as my own … Continue reading

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The push continues

It’s unfortunate when someone you otherwise agree with turns out to have an opinion you don’t share, but it’s also inevitable. Because people are all different. You can’t realistically expect to align with someone on every point. I disagree with … Continue reading

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Rage Against It

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Planet of the Humans

(NOTE: I replaced the YouTube link with a more critical annotated version. Because intellectual engagement is better than censorship.) So here I am, sitting back and waiting for the hot takes to start rolling in about the Planet of the … Continue reading

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