This month – September


Read – Online

Mountain Lion kittens are just as cute as you’d think they’d be. Looks wise at least: It Was a ‘Summer of Kittens’ in the Santa Monica Mountains

Painted cottages in Poland Is it obvious where my dislike of white walls comes from?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87

It’s Time to Take California Back from Joan Didion

My Oversubscribed Life A journey to the tipping point of life optimization.

Against Catharsis: Writing is Not Therapy

In addition to that: Dissecting Pain: An Interview with Alisson Wood

An L.A. Neighborhood Is in Turmoil After Residents Place Boulders in an Underpass to Deter the Unhoused

In “Disappointing, but unsurprising”: Former Employees Claim Chateau Marmont Is a House of Horrors: Staffers tell The Hollywood Reporter that the iconic hotel is a hive of discrimination and mismanagement.

No Memory is Ever Alone: Catherine Panebianco gives life to pictures from the past by photographing them in new settings, refreshing the ritual and recycling her family’s memories.

Finally something to look forward to: the Zandra Rhodes collab with Ikea! It is pink! And yes, it has ruffles!

The medical handbook I wrote about in my juli round up, has been published online: Black and Brown skin

Listened to – Music

Sniff ‘n’ The Tears – “Driver’s Seat” (Official Video)

Leo P – Say So (Doja Cat Cover)

alexmaax – Bruises (Official Video)

Gotye “Somebody That I Used To Know” (ft. The Basics & Monty Cotton) [Official Video]

Listened to – Podcasts


Watched – Films and Documentaries

Keith Haring: Street Art Boy

Watched – TV and Youtube

Professional Ballerina Reviews Ballet Scenes, from ‘Black Swan’ to ‘Billy Elliot. The professional ballerina in question is Julie Kent, who danced with the American Ballet Theatre for 30 years, 22 of those as a principle dancer, so she knows a thing or two about ballet.

Reconstructing Ballroom History: Older Generations vs. Today

why is cottagecore so gay? Note: it’s gay as in homosexual, which is obviously a good thing.

The Darkest Album I Have Ever Heard – Everywhere at The End of Time

The ‘Author’ of My Immortal Emailed Me, And Then It Got Worse

Miscellaneous awesomeness