Things of Interest 2020 Weeks 44 and 45

Things have been… dramatic the past few week with the election and then, eventually the results. My town has been filled with honking, dancing, and fireworks. Here are some things of interest… Watching Community (Netflix) We’ve be rewatching this show since it became available on Netflix. The parody and homages to different genres are someContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Weeks 44 and 45”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 43

It was the week of the final presidential debate and another week of rising Covid cases in the United States and Europe. Still, there were some things of interest… Animal Interests Siphonophones (via Wikipedia) -These weird creatures are technically a colony of animals, that function as a single animal. The Portuguese man o’ war isContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 43”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 42

This week saw dueling presidential town halls, the beginnings of early voting and the rise of Covid cases in the U.S. Still, there were a few interesting things… Listening Arcade Fire – Reflektor (via Spotify) I get the urge to listen to this every fall. I enjoy it all but the second half is especiallyContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 42”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 40

A lighter week in Things of Interest, perhaps since it’s been a heavier week in world events. Still, a few things… Listening Home Cooking – This new podcast features Samin Nosrat (of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat fame) and Hrishikesh Hirway (of Song Exploder) talking about cooking. A cozy podcast and Samin’s laugh delights me. DoingContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 40”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 39

Music Nooks Bells by T-Pain (via You Tube)It’s a rap about Animal Crossing. What more can I say? Earth Wind and Fire 21st of September celebrations on the internet Stationery and Art United States of Letterpress (via Field Notes) Field Notes has commissioned a handful of letterpress printers to make covers for their latest editionContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 39”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 38

Art A nice crosshatching tutorial for beginners. (via The Postman’s Knock) Music Worldwide Underground by Erykah Badu. This has been the Sunday morning jam recently. The Strange and Delicious Phenomenon of Cereal Box Records (via Discogs blog) While I never encountered this phenomenon myself I would have been delighted. Videogames Undertale 5th Anniversary Concert (viaContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 38”

Things of Interest 2020 Week 37

This week the skies turned red in the western US as forests burned and virtual school began here. Still, some things are good so pull your head off the floor, come up screaming. Listening The Michelle Obama podcast on Spotify provides a soothing voice in a troubled time. It’s a relief to hear that theContinue reading “Things of Interest 2020 Week 37”