September 2022 Digest

A seemingly never-ending summer.

A daily rhythm for both Ithaka’s Blog and 일기 has been firmly established.

아임 드리밍 시즌 3 continues.

Sponge continues to cruise on. The episodes are getting longer, but I expected that. It happens to me all the time. I tend to write (and thus talk) long. Writing short is what’s difficult.

Outside of the desk, I am focusing on learning to use my body, and in general, filling my (creative) well. It was hot, SO HOT this summer, and with my head feeling feverish, I had ample time to contemplate health, ways to take care of myself, and the long-term.

Thank gods summer is over!

State of the desk

Pure Fiction

👶 👽 🌃

During another busy shift at the pub, Ben slips out to the back alley for a quick break.

Suddenly, he hears a noise from amidst the trash bags.

Having experienced enough unusual things in this multi-cultural district of Seoul ever since he moved from the other side of the globe, Ben approaches the source of the noise with mild amusement.

Maybe he shouldn’t have. This first contact brings with it more than the usual terrestrial company…




  1. If in the US, register your work for copyright
  2. First coffee in 37 days
  3. Dreaming of Ithaka’s Moving (non)-Castle
  4. If you want to be treated like a human…
  5. I tried again and failed (a record of my experience with KDP Content Review, for writer-publishers)
  6. My brother’s hands
  7. Not suitable for children
  8. Declaration of Shameless Repetition + Digests
  9. A story about feeling out of place
  10. Finishing
  11. Fun August 2022 Reads
  12. On exorcisms, devils and such…
  13. Coffee and I are breaking up, probably
  14. “Important” delusions and streaks
  15. Hair use
  16. Pineapple on pizza
  17. Music as time machine
  18. On sprinklers and decapitations
  19. 3 months of and why I like it
  20. Suicide cults as existence glorifiers
  21. Religion and its freedom (to destroy)
  22. Following yesterday’s intro…
  23. Thoughts revolving around fiction vs. nonfiction
  24. The polite raccoon
  25. Spamming consistently, with dedication
  26. Worldbuilding as a school subject
  27. If a human judge can’t apply emotional intelligence…
  28. The gentleman gibbons know
  29. Unexpected rabbit hole
  30. Anti-refreshing
  31. Anti-refreshing goals for Oct 2022 and the rest of September
  32. Plausible ♥️
  33. Catering to the (human) market
  34. Testing Spotify song embed


아임 드리밍


시간 순서대로:

  1. 혜원과의 노스탤지아 대화
  2. 편할 때만 존재하는 선악 구도에 대하여
  3. 좋은 거
  4. 반복
  5. 어제 말했던 다이제스트들
  6. 에이아이 번역과 통증미화에 대한 갑작스러운 분노🔥
  7. 비가 골고루 오면 좋겠다
  8. 긍정병의 위험을 옛날 사람들은 이미 알고 있었다
  9. 어젯밤에 진짜로 비가 왔다
  10. D가 샌프란시스코에 온다
  11. 밀린 것들
  12. 고막사람 2022년 여름 한아임 공유 곡 (파트 1)
  13. 고막사람 2022년 여름 한아임 공유 곡 (파트 2)
  14. 고막사람 2022년 여름 한아임 공유 곡 (파트 3 – 끝)
  15. 고막사람들아, 새거 나왔어
  16. 몸도 마음도 마음대로 되는 게 없다는…
  17. 이제 전자책으로 나온 “그 외계 행성의 파편화된 이야기”
  18. ‘정해진 대로’의 판결
  19. 철봉
  20. 블로그의 실용성
  21. 그러나 정답을 찾지 않는 자들을 위해서는
  22. 광기로밖에는 해결할 수 없는 기가 찬 보호
  23. 낙지의 서프라이즈
  24. 개 같은 동생
  25. 옛날 호러란 늘 무섭지 않게 되고 마는 것인가
  26. 정상 체중에서 정상 체중으로
  27. 내일 나올 거 – 상상과 현실의 경계
  28. 오늘 나온 거 – 상상과 현실의 경계