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