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This Month – March

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F. D. C. Willard co-authored a physics paper. Which is impressive in and off itself, but super extra impressive when you consider that Chester, the name he went by in daily life, was a cat.

I Resurrected My Dead Friends As Sims To Watch Them Live The Lives They Never Will: beautiful article written by Ocean Capewell in which she writes about how she tries to deal with the death of her friends by giving them a new life as a Sims character.

Urban Weed Awards Crown Unwanted Plants with Superlatives. Because the concept of “weeds” should be abolished. See also: vermin.

Ulay, Boundary-Pushing Performance Artist, Dies at 76

Come on, people. Don’t be like this: So You’ve Been ‘Zodiac Shamed.’ You’re Not Alone.

A very, very important question: When Your Ancestry Test Entangles Others: Today’s DNA kits can reveal secrets that affect not just your own family but strangers as well. Should one person’s right to know take precedence over another’s life narrative?

Whitewashed without Notice, Judy Baca’s Iconic Freeway Mural Is Being Fully Restored

A Deep Dive Into the Confusing World of Sustainable Beauty.

Listened to – Music

HAIM – Want You Back. Yes, also because of the video.

Listened to – Podcasts

None

Watched – Films and Documentaries

None in English.

Watched – TV and Youtube

The ingredients of a classic house track.

Why this chair is on so many album covers.

Carol Kaye: Rock’s Most Prolific Session Musician.

VOICE TEACHER ACTUALLY TEACHES ft Addie of Halocene. It’s so cool to immediately hear the difference a little tweak makes, even with somebody who has an amazing voice to begin with.

Woman Builds £1000 Tiny Earthen Home To Live Close To Nature In Welsh Woods.

Why The Costumes of Little Women did NOT deserve an Oscar.

RICK OWENS FW20 WOMENS PERFORMA.

Who is allowed to be a victim? | Travis Alabanza | TEDxBrum.

I MADE ARIANA GRANDE’S GRAMMYS DRESS.

Great news: The era of fake writing is upon us. Which means that not too long from now, I will finally get to stop. Writing, that is.

How San Francisco erased a neighborhood.

Dirty Dancing is radical: here’s why.

Overrated Bullet Journal Supplies For Beginners.

HOW TO MAKE PAPER INCLUDING MOULD and DECKLE TUTORIAL from Recycled Scraps DIY.

Pink and Burgundy peonies. Hand embroidery for beginners.

Miscellaneous awesomeness

 

This Month – August

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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

None

Listened to – Podcasts

Mark Ronson-I’m Too Hot

Watched – Films and Documentaries

None

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

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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.