This Month – June


Read – Online

Femicide not taken seriously in the Netherlands, experts say Just the fact that until this month, even the national newssite referrred to the 30+-year-old man who killed 16-year-old Hümeyra as “her boyfriend” or “her ex-boyfriend” says enough. A 30+-year-old adult is NEVER, in no circumstance whatsoever, a 16-year-olds (ex)boyfriend. No, not even when she’s Turkish. Bigoted bullshit;

Astrud Gilberto: The Girl from Ipanema singer dies at 83

Orangutans Can Beatbox, Just Like Humans I’m mostly wondering why we just assumed that they couldn’t?

Listened to – Music

Nu Shooz – TOTP (19-June-1986)

Love Can’t Turn Around – Farley Jackmaster Funk, featuring Darryl Pandy Now that’s a vocal;

Lucky Moon Zooz Tour Anthem – Moon Hooch, Lucky Chops, and Too Many Zooz There’s little I want more than for Lucky Moon Zooz to do a European tour;

Laura Jane Grace – Thrash Unreal (97X Green Room One Night Only)

Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes Live in Athens 1987 My go-to video when I’m sad;

Casa De Leones – No Te Veo (Official Music Video)

Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield – What Have I Done To Deserve This (Official Video) Dusty.

The Waitresses – I Know What Boys Like Or the version I sing: “I know what cats like”

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Aeroplane [Official Music Video] Dave Navarro is an amazing guitarist and his work in the Red Hot Chili Peppers needs WAY more credit;

Helmut Lotti brengt zijn nummer 1 van de Willy 1000: Run To The Hills van Iron Maiden Helmut Lotti is a Belgian singer who usually has a more classical/pop repertoire, think Josh Groban. People are both very surprised and impressed by his interpretation of this song. And they should be;

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Love Rollercoaster [Official Music Video] Best use of a kazoo ever. Also, Dave Navarro is an amazing guitarist. See above;

The Smashing Pumpkins – Disarm “The killer in me is the killer in you” is truly a magnificent lyric, only second to “Despite all my rage, I’m still just a rat in a cage”. Also by Billy Corgan;

Mazzy Star – Fade Into You (Official Music Video) No, this is not Lana del Rey;

Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy Everything;

GRAUZONE – EISBAER (remastered) – official video

“Shape of you” Ed Sheeran cover (Anna Straker on Pocket Operators)


Elton John – Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, London 1972) This was the first time this song was heard in public;

Nirvana – All Apologies (MTV Unplugged)

Nirvana – The Man Who Sold The World (MTV Unplugged)

Nirvana – Love Buzz (Live at Reading, 1992)

Nirvana – You Know You’re Right (LP Version)

Elton John – Rocket Man (Glastonbury 2023)

As It Was X Blinding Lights (Take On Me Remix) Morten Harket rules all, though;

The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star (Official Music Video)

Focus – Hocus Pocus Live ’73

Listened to – Podcasts

Scamanda “Amanda is a wife. A mother. A blogger. A Christian. A charming, beautiful, bubbly, young woman who lives life to the fullest. But Amanda is dying, with a secret she doesn’t want anyone to know. She starts a blog detailing her cancer journey, and becomes an inspiration, touching and captivating her local community as well as followers all over the world. Until one day investigative producer Nancy gets an anonymous tip telling her to look at Amanda’s blog, setting Nancy on an unimaginable road to uncover Amanda’s secret”;

Believe in magic “A teenage girl with a brain tumour starts a charity for sick children. It captures the support of pop megastars, One Direction. But questions arise – is Megan really ill?”

You’re wrong about – Lesbian seagull episode Amazing;

ICYMI podcast, in particular the episode about the Miranda Sings absurdity;

Main Accounts: The Story of MySpace

Watched – Films and Documentaries


Watched – TV and Youtube

Muk van Lil walks the Camino de Santiago

My Response To My Voice Being STOLEN!! Justin Hawkins’ voice has been used for AI. He has an opinion about that;

“Cruel Summer” & Bananarama: How the New Wave Ronettes Dominated The 80s – New British Canon

Watertok, beverage girlies, & food politics – Internet Analysis

Euthanasia, Loss, and Grief of a Companion Cat

Songs That Changed Music: Video Killed The Radio Star – The Buggles

I secretly learned my mother’s language Heartwarming;

Daði Freyr – Southside, Pinkpop & Hurricane festival vlog

Miscellaneous awesomeness