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uglY cOUsin doesn’t listen to the prevailing wisdom that a website has to be “about something.” We live in a category called “doesn’t fit.” Even so, the more we think about what we are and what we aren’t, our interests and our disinterests, we do find meaning to the term we’ve chosen to represent our inability to fit in (on the Internet, within contemporary society, when normal conversations are taking place around us–anywhere). The term uglY cOUsin has room to grow as others of you adopt it and add to its definition. We welcome any additions. Ugliness is a coat of many stripes.

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uglYcOUsin doesn’t listen to the prevailing wisdom that a website has to be “about something.”  So limiting. We don’t like to fit in a niche for the same reason we don’t like poinsettias–both provoke heated yet boring arguments about pronunciation. Instead, we will begin defining ourselves in terms of what we are and aren’t, eventually […]

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