This Month – January


Read – Online

50 Years After His Big Debut, Watts-Bred Artist Timothy Washington Gets His Due

I Made a Linguistics Professor Listen to a Blink-182 Song and Analyze the Accent One of my favorite pop linguistics articles, so I’ve probably posted it before, but here it is again;

The Artist Who Drew With Computers, Before Computers Were a Thing

38 ideas for 30-day self-experiments

Heartbreaking and upsetting news: ‘Visionary’ music producer Sophie dies aged 34

Listened to – Music

Michael Davidson – Turn It Up Brains work in mysterious ways: I literally hadn’t thought about this song since 1988 (it’s on the soundtrack of the Madonna movie “Who’s that girl?”), and then it suddenly popped up. It’s, as the kids would say, a bona fide 80s banger.

Listened to – Podcasts


Watched – Films and Documentarie

Once were brothers, a documentaire about Robbie Robertson and The Band (which is the best band name ever, by the way);

I have Netflix now, so I watched the following documentaries:

The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story

Gaga: Five Foot Two

Joan Didion: The Center will not hold

Watched – TV and Youtube

Queer Eye Yes, all five seasons;

Next in Fashion A fashion design contest show;

The Sick Girl Trope, Explained;

If they can’t fit pockets in our clothes, we’ll bring back POCKETS AS FASHION.

Small Cool Winner: KC’s 280 Square Foot Apartment in NYC | House Tours

The Story of ‘Last Resort’ by Papa Roach

Goodbyes and New Beginnings | Stef Sanjati

Miscellaneous awesomeness