all words & phrases are the intellectual property of kimann schultz, having been composed & employed by kimann, verbally or in written text. copyright 2013-15
i am pleased to announce a few of my words have been accepted into urban dictionary http://www.urbandictionary.com, where i submit as “ka the wordsmith”: Trend Gen, EZ appeasement parenting, viralization, blatherdom, scientesse, eggstronaut, & fauxtarian, concon & shame phishing can be found there – & of course, here
Trend Gen is another name for the Millennial Generation, pointing to their malleability as a consumerist demographic obsessed with trends as status markers and elevators, which has become not only an EZ target for all supply-side industries but, thanks to the Internet and social media in particular, a free advertising machine as well.
Veni Vidi Clicki – I came, I saw, I clicked. Tech’s updated version of the famous phrase attributed to Julius Caesar
Shame Phishing – The duplicitous posting of images and information intended not to honestly share but to troll for negative commenters in order to attack them.
ConCon – in the naming tradition of GenCon, this is a conservative/republican convention. Any similarity to a con, as in a duplicitous act against another, is purely coincidental
Fauxtarian – (new definition by ka) any person who adapts a platform (i.e. vegetarians who eat meat when it suits them, organics/gourmands who feed their kids junk food, PETA types who wear or sit on leather) with an outward show of its belief and adherence, who in actuality only follows said platform when it is convenient or for show. fauxtariansism is more an attempt at creating depth of personality via pseudo conviction, practiced and broadcast to mostly garner attention, rather than it being a lifestyle decision implemented without fanfare in one’s day to day.
Scientesse – In entertainment, any female scientist character burdened with sexist, cliché-ridden faults and shortcomings, applied so as to move the plot forward via their backwards deeds and behaviors
Eggstronaut – Stored, fertilized human eggs/zygotes/embryos as featured science fiction stories, existing for purposes of re-populating new worlds
Mom Bling – any type of jewelry as gifted by a child to its feminine/maternal mentor/care-giver/loved one. nope, this does not include the unfortunate tokens (love + obligation – lack of time = unwearable trinket) given by well intended but taste-challenged/uncaring/late-running spouses/significant others
Trickle-down Largesse – luxury realm acts, activities or endeavors done in the name of charity, especially those done, as luxury-seeking activists claim, to “raise awareness” of selected charities or maladies, most especially where there is no direct contact or financial gain for the recipient
Vicarious Philanthropy – token charitable giving occurring at point of purchase at the retail level, where charitable causes or groups are tapped for marketing by for-profit business entities. this includes so-called reality television philanthropic programming, where grandiose giving to a select recipient is presented as a form of entertainment and viewers, while remaining fully passive, are made to embrace self-congradulatory, false feelings of charitability for having viewed the commercially sponsored program
Upper Echelonism – an attempt to cater to or achieve pretense with pretense, often coupled with an illogical belief that certain groups’ or individuals’ dollars possess greater value than the 100 pennies as contained all others’ dollars & are therefore more worthy of pursuit
Puddlemouse – a foundling animal, left to die but having survived to live on. honors Boots the cat, who, newborn & abandoned, was found in a puddle of water & described as looking like a wet, grey mouse
Holding Court – in online discourse & planning & in conversational threads, the act of re-throning oneself time & again by virtue of the length of one’s emails alone (written solely so as to exceed all others), though content can be & often is redundant due to its being irrespective of previously covered facts & conclusions. aka anti-brevity attention mongering
Crystal Fishbowl Effect – pop sociological term describing the effect on an individual when cast and starring in a reality tv show, whose behaviors and life choices are molded by his/her awareness of an audience’s presence, as well as the positive and negative effects fame/fortune/celebrity has on the personality of this individual. behaviors and life choices include: competing for attention/air time, aggressiveness/pecking order establishment, personal disclosure and candor, deception and honesty, partner selection and commitment
Blatherdom –as coming from or being of the realm of meaningless blather & empty rhetoric
Connected Parenting – the antithesis of Attachment Parenting, the focus being intellectual & psychic connectivity, protective of the dynamic of the parenting couple, where the parent is boss & the traditional familial hierarchy is intact. the parent is also neither appeaser nor default playmate, & respect is equally merged with love, the goal being non-centric, inclusiveness & connectivity between parent & offspring that surpasses literal, physical attachment & post-infancy parental meta control
EZ Appeasement Parenting – alternate name to otherwise describe & challenge the Attachment Parenting trend: co-sleeping, extended breastfeeding and other non-authoritative methods that suggest an inverted familial hierarchy, in which the child is boss, where its every demand & desire is granted in a misguided, anti-confrontational attempt to keep the child “happy”
Inner Voice Access – pertaining to conscious-state “hearing” of voices in one’s head; the layered dialogue(s) as arising from the sub- an unconscious mind, currently still classified as an aspect of schizophrenia, currently accepted as when received in completed “batches” in the form of intuition, inspiration and explosive creative manifestation
Logorificness – the logo-like quality (brevity, consonance, alliteration & illustrative qualities) of any given word or proper name
Palinization – the unquestioning adherence & allegiance to a non-meritorious source, ideology or representative thereof. pop politics
Schneiky – alternate spelling and specific reference to dung, or shit
Viralization – (1) support gained via social media of any shared word/image & deed carried out with the express intention of its going viral, in which the gaining of fame/notoriety overrides or supersedes the deed or action itself as founding impetus. (2) fame/notoriety/major media acknowledgement based on the sole criteria of accumulated high numbers of social media facilitated quick clicks as determined by the lowest human attention quotient, tech addicted masses with the most idle time on their hands
Mind Pop – when in the course of being occupied with a random, unrelated activity, with or without a linking visual prompt, an unbidden memory is suddenly recalled to remind or prompt one to follow up as to the recalled item or event and its current state or whereabouts
Candy Shop Effect – positive bonding energy that strikes when one or a group of like-minded individuals jointly admire things of fun or beauty and are “reduced” to feeling the simpler happiness of a child in a candy store
Elvis-Pelvis Shockability – feigned or genuine, fleeting or unremitting, shock, outrage and condemnation as expressed by anyone older over the doings or abilities of anyone younger, founded on the older person’s inability to adapt to or understand and assimilate the same, which serves to define and separate the generations. can be meritless, can be valid.