a personal blog for Jamey Alea

Category - Personal

April 14, 2024

My Burnout Life: An Update

It’s been a long while since the last time I’ve written anything to post here. It crosses my mind occasionally how empty my website has become since I quit tech,...

August 18, 2023

A Shift in Priorities: Book Arts & Fire Ecology Press!

It has been a while since I’ve updated here, but actually I’ve gone through some serious changes in my life over the past couple of months. I had been struggling...

June 15, 2023

ZineFest 2023 & the Post-Covid AU

This past weekend was ZineFest 2023, co-hosted downtown by Book Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center, and I’m very pleased to report that it was a great success! This was...

April 29, 2023

Embracing Felix – My Experience at Giovanni: The Last Supper

Last month, I attended a Vampire: the Masquerade blockbuster LARP on a whole different scale than any I’d done before. Giovanni: The Last Supper, hosted by Orion Games, was a...

January 8, 2023

On Trauma & Resilience in Buffalo, NY

2022 was a hard year. It was hard on me personally. I lost several friends this year, including two of my best friends, to sickness and death. I dealt with...

September 21, 2022

How I Became A Race Car Driver

It’s always an exciting day when you can cross one off the bucket list, and that happened to me recently when I made my ~racing debut~ earlier this month at...

June 2, 2022

A Field Trip to Cleveland: My Residency at Zygote Press!

I did something cool and interesting last week that I want to share about: a one week long residency at a printmaking studio in Cleveland, OH called Zygote Press! At...

October 11, 2021

Letterpress Love & The “Tarot of Sorts”

I’ve been rather quiet online recently, but it’s for a good reason: I’ve spent this summer very heads down working on art! And now I want to tell you about...

January 21, 2021

What Video Games Taught Me In 2020

2020 was certainly a nightmare dumpster fire of a year, but there were also some interesting things that came out of it. I was forced to take a good, hard...

October 12, 2020

Scarification Part 2: Solar Branding

I tried scarification for the first time a couple of years ago, using a branding iron, and I documented the healing process in detail. So I wanted to do something...

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