This month – January


Read – Online

Google Loved Me, Until I Pointed Out Everything That Sucked About It. Speaks for itself, I guess.

One of my writing inspirations: Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ Author, Is Dead at 52.

James Blunt: how we made You’re Beautiful. Spoiler for the people that think it’s a romantic song: it’s not!

Waaay overdue: Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he’ll no longer voice Apu.

How ‘Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to’ Became a YouTube Phenomenon.

The people trying to save scents from extinction.

Not surprising, which makes it even more disgusting than it already is: YouTubers have identified a long list of words that immediately get videos demonetized, and they include ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’ but not ‘straight’ or ‘heterosexual’.

If you only want to read one article on this list, go for this one: Pendeja, You Ain’t Steinbeck: My Bronca with Fake-Ass Social Justice Literature.

Listened to – Music

Lofi hip hop radio – beats to relax/study to.

Listened to – Podcasts

No English language podcasts this month.

Watched – Films and Documentaries

All I can say, about Blind Melon singer Shannon Hoon. Definitely one of my favorite documentaries ever, in part due to the amazing editing.

Watched – TV and Youtube

The sound that connects Stravinsky to Bruno Mars

Pip Blom: The Road (documentary)

The lost neighborhood under New York’s Central Park

Billie Eilish: Same Interview, The Third Year | Vanity Fair

A summoning…

Miscellaneous awesomeness