This Month – August


Read – Online

Dan Aykroyd and John Landis: how we made The Blues Brothers

My new favorite art piece: the Homunculus Loxodontus I would love to have them as a waiting room buddy!

Ellis Faas, A Dutch Makeup Artist And Brand Founder Who Celebrated Freedom Of Expression, Dies At 58

Why a Local Art Org Is Trying to Save a Nondescript Hollywood Dry Cleaner from Demolition

In unsurprising news: Roller Skating Isn’t Having a ‘Resurgence’ “The hobby has gone viral during quarantine, but L.A.’s Black roller dancers have been gracefully gliding around the city for decades”;

Escape Into Cottagecore, Calming Ethos for Our Febrile Moment. “Small animals, calico tea cozies and not a lot of men”. Sounds good to me!

How to move your elephant during a pandemic.  After having lived in miserable captivity, Mara the elephant was bound to be transported from Argentina to Brasil to finally live in freedom at a sanctuary. Here’s a video of Mara and her friend Rana, there’s a suspicion that they’ve met before at some point as they became immediate friends. There’s also other videos of Mara in her new habitat on that YouTube channel.

File under “Things that are beyond Not Ok”: Alexandra Grant, Keanu Reeves, and the perils of being the girlfriend of the internets boyfriend.

This article explores all the reasons I have issues with the nonprofit industry: The Buffer Zone: Looking beyond the nonprofit industrial complex

Amid a Worsening Homelessness Crisis, Two Temporary Housing Options Are Ramping Down

Listened to – Music

Marc Almond – Tears Run Rings

Listened to – Podcasts


Watched – Films and Documentaries

Believer: Dan Reynolds is the singer for the band Imagine Dragons and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He decides to take action to try and change the church’s stance towards the LGBT+ community, both outside and inside of the church community.

Depeche Mode: SPiRiTS In The Forest: A documentary about Depeche Mode, or more specifically their influence on the lives of their fans.

Watched – TV and Youtube

Why “Friday” Was Made: “A deep dive into the bizarre and short-lived phenomenon of terrible tween tunes, and its unethical underbelly”.

The Mystery Behind The World’s Worst Fanfiction All together now: “Hi my name is Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way …”

I Made The Lirika Matoshi Strawberry Dress | Style Studio (P.S. I Made This)

How Neon Signs Are Made for Restaurants

Why this font is everywhere

Playing Dress Up || The Love Witch

Miscellaneous awesomeness

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  • Skyllias
    August 31, 2020


    • LP
      August 31, 2020