Read – Online
British Museum confirms talks over Parthenon Marbles It’s about time;
Putin signs law expanding Russia’s rules against ‘LGBT propaganda’;
2ManyDJs on 20 accidental years of mashups and mayhem: ‘It’s more fun when it’s a little bit naughty’;
Jonathan, the world’s oldest tortoise, marks his 190th with fanfare and salad cake;
Creative people: A note on the creative class by Bucket Siler;
Runaway Teenager Killed in Long Beach Identified After 44 Years Quote: “Kenny, as his family called him, ran away a lot, according to his sister. However, he always came back. When he didn’t return that last time, they looked for him, and hired a private investigator. But eventually they assumed he’d started a new life somewhere. They never reported him missing”. A kid that “runs away a lot”, hiring a private detective but never reporting him missing, assuming he started “a new life somewhere” at 15: all completely normal behavior of course;
Chateau Marmont Staff Wins Union Contract in Bruising Years-Long Battle;
Point Reyes Lighthouse’s rebirth: Mystery solved, $5 million renovation done Are they looking for a live in care taker?
In the Natural Hair Community, Inclusivity Is a Moving Target;
Faithless lead singer Maxi Jazz dies aged 65;
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, Former ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ DJ and ‘SYTYCD’ All-Star, Dead at 40;
How Rui Da Silva’s progressive house hit ‘Touch Me ft. Cassandra’ broke the pop mould;
Andrew Tate: Romanian police to hold influencer for 30 days Let this please be the beginning of the end of his “influencer” status;
Dame Vivienne Westwood: fashion designer dies aged 81;
Today in “Unsurprising”: Study Shows L.A. ‘Street Sweeps’ Are Not Helping the Homeless;
Spielberg tells of guilt over harm hit film Jaws may have done to sharks And rightfully so!
December was P-22’s month:
Mountain Lion Stalking Hollywood Hills Will Be Captured;
P-22, L.A.’s Favorite Free-Roaming Cougar, is Caught: Could Be Killed;
P-22, L.A.’s Beloved Hometown Cougar, Has Been Euthanized;
P-22, Hollywood’s celebrity mountain lion, ends his reign;
P-22, L.A. celebrity mountain lion, euthanized due to severe injuries;
SoCal Native Americans Urge Tribal Burial for P-22 Cougar in Griffith Park;
A Eulogy for P-22, A Mountain Lion Who Changed the World;
Stunning photos of L.A.’s celebrity mountain lion P-22.
Listened to – Music
Francis and the Lights – See Her Out
Rui Da Silva – Touch Me ft. Cassandra
Listened to – Podcasts
Heavyweight – Another Roadside Attraction “When Stephanie was in high school, a bookstore seemingly dropped out of the sky into her small Texas town. Then, just as quickly, it was gone”. This one is HEAVY. You have been warned.
Watched – Films and Documentaries
Everything – The Real Thing Story
Art in the Twenty-First Century: Chris Ware in “Chicago”
Candy The Candy Dulfer documentary.
Watched – TV and Youtube
The Commodification of Fall | Internet Analysis
Her TINY HOUSE is the size of a garage, & it’s really cute!
Daddy Issues Onscreen – Why Our Culture Mocks Abandonment
The Absurd Logistics of Concert Tours Not that absurd if you ask me, but interesting nonetheless
First on SoundCloud ’22: A spotlight on EKKSTACY
(re)Discoveries An art fair for artists who either started making art later in life, or got recognition later in life;
On the wall: Museum Beleving – Noses;
*BRB moving* The Futuro House by Matti Suuronen;
There is one where you can stay the night Futuro House at Marston Park;
The Gävle Goat stayed up this year!3