I started my blog as a means to develop my seemingly rapid and disconnected thoughts into a communicable, organized form. I also find writing is a useful exercise for building emotional resilience in sharing these thoughts with the public. I find it frightening to be so exposed, yet also exciting to see what kind of response I get from people. Plus, it’s revealing to look backward to reflect on what topics I’ve written about over time as my story unfolds.
If you are seeking the over-stated telenovela detailing this nigga's feelings about just about everything related to becoming our next President ('Jim Flannerys, Probably, and Technically') you can find it here.
the reddit AMA that never was (NSFW) (maybe an x-post)
Predendum 2025.02.25 – Obviously should have included links up front as well as a wildly satisfying photo: Initial go on /r/IAmA Actual AMA on /r/CasualAMA Monday was President’s Day and today is now Wednesday, February 22 of 2023. That much I know. The rest, that could have all been revealed on President’s Day,…Read More
The Art of Theoretical Physics
OK, let’s start. Why are you even here, right now? Because of physics, theoretical or not, or art – or ? Not? What if we go one by one and ask everyone? What if? Theoretically. Is that Theoretical or “theoretically”? Theoretically, you may have already taken this class. Class, nigga? Today’s lesson, let’s all say…Read More
How I Got Off Psychiatric Drugs
Here’s 1 of more than 1…. the rest will soon follow…. daily… until… when? I guess one day a paper “should” follow, though it’s just as likely it’s already written. I guess this might be “see you in April” if we don’t get some shows booked quick…. hope the Buttonwood Saga didn’t cost us the…Read More
How to Clown the Fuck Out of the Connecticut Mental Health System in 7 Simple Days
How to Clown the Fuck Out of the Connecticut Mental Health System in Seven Simple Days by Jim Flannerys First and foremost, thank you to all those who called and wrote in support of the real Jim Flannery while we were all entangled in Connecticut’s state mental health laws. Well, we made it out, my…Read More
Ex-mental patient disrupts U.S. mental health laws with Presidential candidacy – Second Copy
SECOND COPY Ex-mental patient disrupts U.S. mental health laws with Presidential candidacy If elected, laws will currently require him to serve entire term in a mental hospital EASTHAMPTON, Mass., JANUARY X, 2023 – Jim Flannery announced today that he will indeed pursue the office of the president of these united states in…Read More
Ex-mental patient disrupts U.S. mental health laws with Presidential candidacy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ex-mental patient disrupts U.S. mental health laws with Presidential candidacy If elected, laws will currently require him to serve entire term in a mental hospital EASTHAMPTON, Mass., JANUARY X, 2023 – Jim Flannery announced today that he will indeed pursue the office of the President of the United States in the…Read More
LEAVE SCHOOL – Chapter 8 – Pseudo-Success Stories
Since LEAVE SCHOOL: what teachers can’t tell you was finally published to print (Amazon / Barnes and Noble), I thought it was worth publishing my favorite chapter from the book, which shares four stories of teen-initiated zero-tuition self-directed learning centers. If there is a brick in the wall that this book contributes to the working…Read More
The Truth Injection
As may be evident since the release of Sorry It’s Not Funny, I’ve been reposting a lot of lost work over the last couple weeks… most of it comedy-related. One project I’ve been working to re-release is The Truth Injection, a video series featuring famous artists speaking out about issues related to those in the…Read More
Ex-Mental Patient Speaks Out in New Hip-Hop Album About Hartford’s Institute of Living
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ex-Mental Patient Speaks Out in New Hip-Hop Album About Hartford’s Institute of Living Describes Experience as “Torture” and Says Hartford’s Not the Only Place This Happens HARTFORD, Conn., October 14, 2022 – Connecticut native Jim Flannery surprised listeners with the release of his debut hip hop album, Sorry It’s…Read More
Comedy, Hip-Hop, and Activism: My Interview with Mad in America
In anticipation of the release of my hip-hop album, Sorry It’s Not Funny, I was interviewed by Karin Jervert of Mad in America. You may listen to the interview in your browser below or on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify Podcasts and YouTube. The full transcript is available on the MadInAmerica.com website.Read More
I Hear Voices Now
It’s been a while since I published anything. My life has not been ordinary for the last couple years and finding the right words to describe my experience has been a challenge. I’ll try to keep it short, otherwise, this article will never get completed. In mid-2020, I had experiences which I, at first, believed…Read More
21 DAYS: After the War
21 DAYS After the War Sagnik Roy and I partnered to write and run an “alternate reality” game during November 2020 that blends self-directed education and physics into a unique adventure for adolescents. The aim was to create a “book camp” of sorts to help young people transition from conventional schooling to self-directed education. The…Read More
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