Howdy, y’all!

Joe Hills here!

I make things I like and I hope you like them too. If not, I encourage you to to develop other hobbies, like gardening or making things you enjoy!


Joe Hills is an entertainer from Nashville, Tennessee. He encourages folks to laugh and learn along with him as he blends his joyous curiosity and Southern twang to create YouTube videos that folks have viewed over 10 million times.

Hills has also travelled across the United States to meet folks, judge their Minecraft builds in competition, and speak on panels on topic ranging from game design to selecting the correct software development tools given the constraints of folks’ project requirements.


Time Zoned

I want to say Good morning, beautiful. Every morning. But it’s afternoon for you Every morning for me. And we’re both still In our homes A constant distance away. When all I want to say is Good morning, beautiful. As good afternoon, Feels less far less intimate— All business. But you? You’re a pleasure.


I threw away my oven mitts when my wife and I got together, They were old and ugly, And she had her own oven mitts, Which were also old and ugly, But she was more attached to hers: They were family oven mitts. So I threw mine away, No one with a small kitchen needs …

A 2020 concern

I’ve recently seen violent rhetoric against the wealthy tick up in some normally non-political online fan communities, with arguments for guillotines and other “ideological murder” being made by folks I’ve seen chatting for quite a while—not new random bot accounts. When folks start seriously arguing about whether targeted killing of the wealthy would result in …