This month – August


Read – Online

Messer Runs to Where ‘Angels Pray’;
Lighter than Air “The members of disability arts company Kinetic Light discuss collaboration and kinship”;
A Problem: When your friend group has that one person who won’t get vaccinated
The False Promise of Anti-Racism Books About how only reading about racism isn’t going to solve anything;
Food, Race, and Power: Who gets to be an authority on ‘ethnic’ cuisines? As a half-Portugese person who had to suffer through an elevator pitch about the existence of tremoços by a very Dutch businessman who had just found out about their existence 6 months earlier and who refused to stop talking even after I repeated “I am Portugese, I’ve known about them all my life” several times, I had FEELS reading this article.

Listened to – Music

Ikson – Outside (Official)
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana (Too Many Zooz Cover)
Inner City – Good Life (Official Video)
The Shamen – Move any mountain
Soul II Soul – Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) (Official Music Video)
Messer – Roses EP visualiser Yes, it’s Mitch Grassi.

Listened to – Podcasts

None in English.

Watched – Films and Documentaries

Abstract: The Art of Design Over de inspiratie en het werkproces van diverse designers, van schoen tot gebouw;
Pretend it’s a City Fran Lebowitz heeft een mening. En wat mij betreft eigenlijk bijna altijd gelijk.

Watched – TV and Youtube

why it took me so long to come out, early signs I was QUEER + how to know if you’re LGBTQ Because there might be a plethora of reasons why it takes people longer to discover and accept who they are, and we tend to forget that that is not only a thing of older generations;
The Deadliest Trend on TikTok Yet | An analysis “About toxic tiktok, the bbl-effect, the Kardashians, and plastic surgery”;
I can’t stop comparing my life to others on social media “In this video essay we discuss toxic positivity, hustle culture, bo burnham’s inside, and why you’re always comparing your life to others on social media”;
Dale Chihuly glass baskets;
Interview with Mitch Grassi of MESSER
Henk & Louise Schiffmacher | My Life in Fashion | SUBTITLED | Interview

Miscellaneous awesomeness

Castro Smith makes amazing rings