This Month – November


Read – Online

The Last of the Great American Hobos

Kylie Minogue: ‘I was searching for my favourite Manolos. Then I remembered: they’re in the V&A’

Gal Costa was a flamboyant revolutionary in Brazilian music

New Study Looks at Link between L.A. Infrastructure Fails and Flood Risks

The death of the girlboss

Millennials want to live a ‘soft life,’ and it’s changing how they work

Strikes Hit All 10 UC Campuses as 48,000 Union Academics Walk Quote: “Jacob Kemner, a doctorate student in environmental studies at UC Riverside who makes $28,000, said he’s forced to donate blood plasma twice weekly for $200 to earn extra money”. That’s… just not right.

‘Stealth predator’: L.A.’s famous mountain lion, P-22, killed Hollywood Hills Chihuahua

Cute: ‘I was astonished’: how a TikToker sent his dad’s unreleased 43-year-old song viral

Irene Cara, ‘Fame’ Star and ‘Flashdance’ Singer, Dead at 63

African scuba divers rewrite a ‘settlers’ narrative’ of the slave trade

Meet the YouTuber who struck it big by breaking down the songs he hates

‘I wrote 350 songs, and I couldn’t sing you one of them’: disco maestro Daniel Vangarde breaks his silence

‘All you have to do is participate’: how the Shotgun Seamstress zine made space for Black punks

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie dies at age 79

Listened to – Music

Birdy – Keeping Your Head Up (Jonas Blue Remix)

SML – SOPHIE XEON (tribute mix)

Kristin Hersh – Your Ghost

The Whispers – “And The Beat Goes On”

Taco – Puttin’ On The Ritz (ZDF Silvester-Tanzparty, 31.12.1983) YouTube recommended this video to me, and while watching it, I remembered having watched this live on tv in 1983. It also explains about 87% of my personality.

Listened to – Podcasts

Heavyweight – #47 Frederick J. Brown

Watched – Films and Documentaries

Bros A typical romantic comedy, between two men this time.

This is Pop

In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats (VR experience)

Nothing Compares

White Balls on Walls

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Watched – TV and Youtube

Keepvogel en Kijkvogel

What is the Millennial Pause?

Why It’s So Hard For Foley Artists To Make Footstep Sounds | Movies Insider | Insider

NYC’s Strangest Apartment: $1850 to live inside a laundromat in New York City

☁️💙✨2022 May bullet journal plan with me/ drawing clouds with watercolor and gouache

80 hrs from London to Istanbul by Sleeper Train

2.5 Hour NYC Living Room Makeover By Pro Designer | Room Refresh | Architectural Digest

Inside Designer Anna Sui’s Otherworldly Apartment Filled With Wonderful Objects | Vogue

We tracked what happens after TikTok songs go viral

🤤 Your new favorite tofu dish, guaranteed. (椒鹽豆腐)

The Belgian City That Built A Metro Line… And Never Opened It

Everything You Need to Know About Platform Shoes | Vogue

The Story of ‘Unwritten’ By Natasha Bedingfield

Suburbs, Walkability, & Car Dependency | Internet Analysis

It’s that time again! Billie Eilish: Same Interview, The Sixth Year | Vanity Fair

Miscellaneous awesomeness

NYPL Library Card Blanket


This Month – October


Read – Online

Giorgio Armani: A lion in his winter years

Communities Can Tear Down Harmful Highways with $1 Billion in New Federal Grants

Not all ‘Gated’ Communities Have Gates

Parched California Just Set the Record for 3 Driest Years Ever Recorded

The Number of Homeless People Freezing to Death in L.A. Is on the Rise I used to believe that the homelessness problem in California was so pervasive because people weren’t freezing to death on the street, which made it easier to ignore. I now see that I was very, very naieve.

Loretta Lynn, Country Music Icon, Dies at 90

The Hollywood Sign is Getting a 100th Birthday Makeover

The Hollywood Sign webcam

A New Map Shows How Fast California’s Cliffs Are Collapsing

Despite Claimed Deal, Judge Won’t Halt L.A. Homelessness Lawsuit

Racial Imposter Syndrome Makes You Feel Like Your Identity Isn’t Yours

Angela Lansbury, Beloved Star of Murder, She Wrote, Dies at 96

Joyce Sims, R&B singer-songwriter, dies aged 63

Our Love/Hate Relationship With Journaling

Interview with Zoetica: The Mind Behind Chimereric Herbarium

Welcome To The Thumpaverse: Thumpasaurus Plots Its Next Moves [Interview]

Floral Sculpture Artist: Tracey Deep

Leslie Jordan, beloved actor and social media star, dead at 67

Listened to – Music

They Might Be Giants – Birdhouse in your Soul

Chicane feat. Bryan Adams “Don’t Give Up”

Deepest Blue – Deepest Blue

Joyce Sims – Come into my life

Dario G featuring David Bowie – Sunmachine

Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’ (Live 1981: Escape Tour – 2022 HD Remaster)

Green Velvet – La La Land

Foreigner – Cold As Ice (Live At The Rainbow ’78)

Tortured Agony – “Dead Man Trail” (Official HOLYBOOKOFWANG COVER Video)

EKKSTACY – i walk this earth all by myself (Official Visualizer)

Open Skies – Deep In Your Eyes (1992)

The Isley Brothers – It’s your thing (1969)

Four Tops – Reach Out (I’ll Be There) (1967)

Mitch Grassi – Your Power (cover)

Cafuné – Tek It (Lyrics) | I watch the moon

Leo P – Cold Duck Time (Eddie Harris Cover)

Brain Flower -Tash Sultana (LiveSessions)

Blind Melon – No Rain – Live MTV UK Studio 1993 Stereo

Rotterdam Termination Source – Poing

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll (Official Music Video)

Listened to – Podcasts

None in English.

Watched – Films and Documentaries

Do You Own the Dançefloor? A great documentary about the Haçienda nightclub, and literally owning the dance floor.

Watched – TV and Youtube

Fakes Two teenage friends start making fake ID’s. Then things get seriously out of hand;

This Woman’s Stunning Camper Van is the Best I’ve Ever Seen!

Hamza Yassin & Jowita Przystał Salsa to Ecuador by Sash! feat. Rodriquez ✨ BBC Strictly 2022

The Story of ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ by Wheatus

French Jumpstyle meeting 2020 | Lille – France

This Is Why The Bee Gees Rock.

I got this Omnichord for $10 at a thrift store!

The Legendary Song That Became the Rick Roll | The Story Of

Tricking My Way Into NYC’s Billionaire Penthouses | Fakes, Frauds and Scammers

Tony Hawk’s First Kickflip After Gruesome Injury Truly the G.O.A.T.

Diverse leutigheden

Leah Heiss wearables
Same Energy visual search engine
Cat Who Sneaks into School Gets His Class Photo Taken
My Flufel human dog beds
Mr Jones Watches The Accurate