This Month – August


Read – Online

L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Cite the Homeless for Sleeping in Their Vehicles

How Costco gained a cult following — by breaking every rule of retail

‘So flawed and problematic’: why the term ‘world music’ is dead

22 percent of millennials say they have “no friends”

Maybe It’s Lyme What happens when illness becomes an identity?

As a Fugitive With a Fake Name, I Discovered the Real Me

Toni Morrison, 88, A Beloved Novelist Of Black Life, Dies

Will L.A. City Council Members Roll Back Their Homeless Parking Bans?

The California coast is disappearing under the rising sea. Our choices are grim

Shared Breath – How does receiving a donated organ affect a person’s sense of self?

Inside a Top-Secret Factory Where Scent Is Made

The forgotten part of memory

Beauty is designing packaging for the visually impaired

Artists and a Foot Doctor Aren’t Giving Up on Saving the Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign

Why I’m Tired of Wellness=

American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

Los Angeles Has Become a Hub for a Wave of Queer Street Artists

YouTubers Have Turned Terrible Apology Videos Into a Genre. These Are the Worst

Local Cops’ Newest Surveillance Tool? Your Ring Doorbell

Listened to – Music


Listened to – Podcasts

Mark Ronson-I’m Too Hot

Watched – Films and Documentaries


Watched – TV and Youtube

What Missy Elliott did for Afrofuturism

This is not BLUE (a lesson in color theory)

Exploring Massive Attack & “Unfinished Sympathy”

73 Questions With Tony Hawk

Miscellaneous awesomeness

Mural Painting – Whole Room in Dédale, Vannes, France

This Month – July


Gelezen – Online

The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign Is Leaving Silver Lake

A Complete History Of The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign In Silver Lake

Kemistry & Storm – the tragic story of the drum’n’bass originals

How Graffiti Became Gentrified

How Bear Canisters Fail

I’ll take you wherever you go by Nadia de Vries

Rutger Hauer, ‘Blade Runner’ Co-Star, Dies at 75

Why We’re Running Like Naruto Again

Disco Demolition: the night they tried to crush black music

Geluisterd – Muziek

Kyle Athayde Dance Party – Menah Menah (Feat. Leo Pellegrino) – Sitka Jazz Festival 2019

KO – “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” (Performance KOver)

Too Many Zooz – Live at Green Theatre, Kyiv [22.08.2018] (multicam)

America – A horse with no name

Lady Gaga – Fashion. Not the album one, the other one.

Geluisterd – Podcasts

Dirty Talk Show: Episode 2 “Music & Lyrics & Hugh Grant’s Dick”: Mitch Grassi is here, and beautiful as hell. In this episode he serves as Zach’s therapist, and we hear his Drew Barrymore impression, via an erotic parody of Music & Lyrics. Topics include high school theatre, blind dates, and a website that pronounces Mitch’s name in every language. You’re very welcome.” It’s more hilarious than sexy, but I still wouldn’t listen to it at work or with kids around. Just to make sure.

To Live and Die in LA. In Feb 2018, an aspiring actress vanished from her Hollywood apartment. Rolling Stone journalist Neil Strauss was asked to help the family get answers.

Mark Ronson’s songs of pop perfection

Gezien – Films en documentaires

Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures

Chasing the Moon

Gezien – TV en Youtube

The Nicholas Brothers and Cab Calloway – Jumpin’ Jive – Stormy Weather 1943

Inside Mark Ronson’s Spanish-Style LA House

Grand Designs S14 E08 Revisited Creuse France The 19Th Century Manor House

The MLM “Girl Boss” Narrative is a Lie

Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? We Found Them.

I Sang The Song “Friday” : Rebecca Black

Sniff ‘n’ the Tears – Driver’s Seat | Het verhaal achter het nummer

Satisfaction: Mug. Ceramics

The Rise And Fall Of Subway

NEVER TOO SMALL ep.21 25sqm Tiny Apartment – 379 Queens Road

Diverse leutigheden

London’s Fake Houses

Finally: Ballet Shoes Made For Brown-Skinned Ballerinas.

This Month – February


Read – Online

A Photographer Explores Southern California’s Desert Ruins

For survivors of sexual assault, Kobe Bryant’s legacy is complicated

Adventures in Publishing Outside the Gates

How Toto’s ‘Africa’ Became the New ‘Don’t Stop Believin”

The Unsolved Case of the Most Mysterious Song on the Internet

The Wellness Influencers Who Never Drink Water

How to reduce ‘attention residue’ in your life. Mundane chores take up our time and headspace. Bundling life admin into specific time slots – known as GYLIO – might be the ultimate act of self-care.

A quick story about living in a van down by the river. Fun story, although it’s important to note that voluntarily choosing to live in a van down by the river is a privileged choice.

When living apart keeps you together. For some couples, sharing their hearts doesn’t mean sharing a home.

Celebrating the Life and Career of Katherine Johnson. The extremely influential NASA mathematician passed away at 101 years of age.

YouTube Shuts Down ‘lofi hip hop radio’ Livestream, Sends Internet Into a Frenzy. Thankfully, the stream is back up now.

Listened to – Music

Too Many Zooz – Full Session Paste Studio ATL (Atlanta, GA), 01/16/2020.

Ciara ft. Chamillionaire – Get Up

“Twin Temple bring you their signature sound… satanic doo-wop”. Exactly what it says on the tin. You can find them on Spotify.

Listened to – Podcasts


Watched – Films and Documentaries


Watched – TV and Youtube

oops! i moved to NYC!

0:21 / 21:35 Using a Clever Pottery Technique to Make a Ceramic Fruit Bowl | Où se trouve: Studio Laroche

Made a ZINE in 24 hours on RISO printing

Roxette – The Look | Het verhaal achter het nummer

Walk Run Cha-Cha: How a Couple Found Love on the Dance Floor. The Oscar-nominated Op-Doc “Walk Run Cha-Cha” profiles Paul and Millie Cao, who reunited in California after the Vietnam War. Forty years later, they are rediscovering themselves on the dance floor.

Making a Zine: My Complete Process

BTS Carpool Karaoke

Miscellaneous awesomeness

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Strandbeest Model Kit

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