blainehansen

Hello, my name is Blaine Hansen, and this is my blog.

I'm an iconoclastic musician, programmer, entrepreneur, and political agitator living in Salt Lake City. I want human society to be free and asynchronous.

To turn the tide of fascism and climate change, we have to stop preaching to the choir.

By only focusing on making ourselves laugh and feel better, we're failing to actually make any progress. We have to start persuading conservatives, not just mocking them.

Epics and Movies Don't Mix

Our modern storytellers are trying to tell ever larger and more complicated stories in movies, but the genre isn't up to the task.

The Uncanny Galaxy

Star Wars is different and special, and all because of the very first line.