A list of books, audiobooks, podcasts, television, and more that I am consuming.
A list of achievements, articles, or plans in the shop to showcase my production.
This series also maps my consumer habits: my time on media can lead to more projects and purchases, as well as influences my thoughts.
Reading :: Listening :: Watching
Wanting :: Getting :: Making
What I am Reading this Month:
Articles that had an impact:
- Nassim Taleb, On Christianity
What I am listening to this month:
Arkady Martine, A Desolation Called Peace (recommended)
Becky Chambers, The Galaxy and the Ground Within
- 500 Vernacular
- 503 Vernacular 3
- Georges Bataille and Lev Shestov — Lost in the Labyrinth
- The Commodity Screams — Adorno, Moten, and Marx
Ezra Klien Show
- The Mid-Century Media Theorists Who Saw What Was Coming
- Meme Insider — Joshua Citarella and Aidan Walker
- Are Millennial Leftists Aging into Right-wingers? w/ JJ McCullough
- The Role of Midwits, Brian Chau
- RIP Reality
Philosophy for Our Times
- Public policies in pursuit of happiness | Paul Dolan
The Philosopher’s Zone
- Skye Cleary on Authenticity
- Art and hate speech
- Episode 29 — BLOOD MERIDIAN panel, Part I
The Knowledge Project
- #144 Gary Klein — Insights For Making Better Decisions
unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc
- Understanding Human Creativity feat. Marcus du Sautoy
- We Must Stay Curious feat. Ian Leslie
- Oliver Tree
- Harry Styles
- Mars Volta
What I am watching this month:
- Orville #hulu
- The Day Shift #amazon
- Sandman #amazon (recommended)
- The Colony #netflix
What I want:
Nothing? A new truck? I don’t know.
How about any company that can ship me a toilet bowl without breaking it? Or a mini-split that doesn’t leak refrigerant?
What I got:
- Leigh Dovetail Jig D42R
- Wera adjustable wrenches
- Woodpecker Thin Rip Guide
- Woodpecker Auto Align Drill Guide
- Sony a6400 (my company wants the company camera back, a Sony a 7 II, so I need to replace it for streaming/video/photo work.)
- Solar Cells on the Roof of the Shop
I had a hell of a month resetting the internet, then getting the bridged wifi back into action, while having mine and my wife’s mini-splits go out.
Lately my nanoleaf lights have a fauty controller.
What I produced:
Wrote an article
Still working on little art shields.
Built 3 mobile walls for Oak Cliff Cultural Center
Plumbed my bathroom, rented a ditch witch, had lots of problems, overcame them.
Turned my ‘brick’ table top into a sink.
Drywalled part of the shop for an art wall.
Took a trip to Lubbock for family. Is that DIY?
Other Life Events
Sue Anne had her birthday party.
I am now on anti-depressants.
Belly Button Lint
I have also kept up with my daily posts to my naval gazing blog.
Please sign up if you want daily insights sent to your inbox.