This Month – September


Read – Online

Body UvA student Sumanta Bansi found in Hoorn More about this case here: Judge sentences Manodj B. to 15 years in prison for killing Sumanta Bansi

R. Kelly Verdict Developments: Singer Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Girl, 14, on Video

Settlement Announced in L.A. Homelessness Lawsuit Against County Will this be the beginning of a change?

Just found out that the other location of my favorite Californian restaurant has also closed last year: Saturn Cafe Closes Its Downtown Santa Cruz Location

‘Extremely rare’ Rameses II-era burial cave found in Israel

Listened to – Music

Grace Kelly – We Will Rise (Music Video)

Testify(pts.1&2) – The Isley Brothers (feat. Jimi Hendrix)

Heatwave – Boogie Nights

Listened to – Podcasts

None in English.

Watched – Films and Documentaries

Moonage Daydream The David Bowie experience;

A-ha: True North A combination of a concert registration, a fictional movie and a nature documentary;

Desolation Center “The story of a group of 1980s punk artists who started organizing and playing desert shows that later inspired Burning Man, Coachella, and Lollapalooza”.

Watched – TV and Youtube

The STRAIGHTS are STRUGGLING I’ve been known to ask: “Are the straights ok?” on a regular basis, seeing that I encounter most of the very toxic interactions described in this video. I of course have a 3/4 written blog post about this phenomenon, but I’m not sure when my intense writer’s block will finally subside, so I’m not making any promises;

MO “A comedy drama based on the real life story of Mo Amer, who plays Mo Najjar, a Palestinian refugee who, while waiting for 22 years for his US citizenship to finally come through, straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and “a ton of bullshit.”” The recurring theme of people wearing outdoor shoes indoors had me roaring with laughter, as this is something that I, coming from a “no-shoes-indoors”-culture encounter on the regular.

Miscellaneous awesomeness