• The World’s First Pancake Art NFT: What That Is, How I Made It, and Why I Think It Matters by Daniel Drake (02/14/2021) It’s my 31st birthday today! Instead of meandering about the implications of being ‘in my thirties’, I decided to mint the world’s first Pancake Art NFT.  In this post I want to talk about NFTs – Non-Fungible Tokens – and I  want to explain what they are, how they work, why I minted one, and […] Posted In: Dancakes Stories
  • The New Year: A Contemplation. by Daniel Drake (01/07/2021) Hmm. Need more coffee. Okay. It is…what, January 4th? 4 days into the unknown forests of the two-thousand-and-twenty-first year of our lord and savior baby Christ Jesus amen. I’m sitting here and laughing because the only word – er, sound – that’s coming to mind right now is: “Ugh.” For those not immediately connected to […] Posted In: Dancakes Updates
  • It’s Happened, I’m 30 now. by Daniel Drake (02/17/2020) Oh lord. It’s here. I’m 30. While acknowledging that several of my cohorts have been over 30 for years, this is the first time that *I’VE* been thirty so I’m gonna blog about it. It’s significant, right? The decade. We think about our lives in terms of decades, even if, like, time is a flat […] Posted In: Personal/Opinion
  • Comfort is a Trap, Don’t Fall for It by Benjamin Daniel (09/18/2019) Purpose is a welcome curse. A spell cast upon you that gives you a drive and ambition to achieve something. It permeates your thoughts and informs nearly every decision you make. You invest money and time into planting seeds that may never bloom, and if they don’t, you go back and do it all over again. Posted In: Personal/Opinion
  • Lost Librarian by Daniel Drake (08/21/2019) I collect strange books. I haven’t always. It’s only been for the last two years or so that I’ve considered myself a serious reader, trying to set aside at least half an hour a day to a growing stack of esoteric tomes I have on various shelves around my home. Mind you, for several years […] Posted In: Personal/Opinion
  • My Name Is Daniel Drake, I Am Not Dancakes by Daniel Drake (08/19/2019) Y’all. It’s Dancakes. Not Dr. Dancake. Or Dr. Dancakes. Or Dan’s Cakes. Or, like, “Dan Dan the Pancake Man”??? What on Earth is that one about? (I went by Dr. Dan the Pancake Man at one point, but Dan-Dan???) It’s Dancakes. It’s a pancake pun. Pancakes – but with a “D” instead. Dancakes. Dancakes is […] Posted In: Personal/Opinion