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:
Article that had an impact:
“Our Autistic World: ASD people run the show. ” by Christina Rees on Texas when I die, substack
In Praise of the Gods: What the Rationalistic World Forgot, by Simon Sarris on The map is mostly water, substack
Nat Eliason “Democratic Authority: Who elected these guys anyway?“
What I am listening to this month:
Self Help, Ben H Winters
Tribe of Mentors, Tim Ferris
Mythologies, Roland Barthes
Shadow’s Edge, Brent Weeks (don’t do it)
- 493 Divining Providence
- What does Deleuze mean by “a life”?
Deep Work w Cal Newport
- Ep. 198: The Second Principle of Slow Productivity
It could happen here
- Anarchist Infrastructure, ft Andrew
Making Sense w Sam Harris
- #285 – AMERICAN DIVISION – A Conversation with David French
- #283 – GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA – A Conversation with Graeme Wood
- 166: Jose Ortega y Gassat
The Philosopher’s Zone
- Hegel, Nature, and the Antropocene
- The Claws of a Bear Market
- Most violence is not caused by mental health
- What Depp v Heard means for #metoo
The Knowledge Project
- 139 Laurie Santos
Zizek and So On
- Mobius Strip
- Joy Division
- Ana Calvi “Hunted” “Tommy-EP”
- The Stars (meh)
- Yellow Ostrich (meh)
- Wilco “Cruel Country”
- Tenacious D
- Coast Contra (recommended)
- Chet Faker
- James Blake (meh)
- Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds “Ghosteen”
What I am watching this month:
- Peaky Blinders (s6) #netflix
- The Boys (s3) #amazon
- The Umbrella Academy (s3) #netflix
- Stranger Things (s5) #netflix
- Run & Gun #movie #inflight
- IDA Red #movie #inflight
What I want:
I think I will finally get my septic installed this month. (been like 4 months)
I am looking at water-pick style toothcare products.
Festool TS55 KEB cordless… but I don’t need it and it is very expensive.
Also… odd thing, but I have a friend who works at a STEM CELL clinic and treatments are about $6,500. I am curious about the process and the notion of health as regen. Kinda want to try it.
What I got:
Rockler DustRight Port to connect my Oneida SuperCell to the Hammer A3 Jointer/Planer
Matchfit clamps for a tenon jig.
Pioneer 24,000 BTU (2 ton) 220 V Mini-split for the shop.
One year Subscription to READWISE
What I produced:
Cut up remaining i-beam with an oxy-acetylene torch, welded into hexagon fire-pit with Mig Welder.
Odd solution to dust-collection issues on Hammer A3-31: everytime a board goes through it would bump the dust hose, which would lift the hood, causing the machine to shut off. Solution was a more flexible 4″ hose, which I could set on-top of the hood.
Made a Matchfit Tenon Jig (this is to cut boards vertically).
Other Life Events
Went to Merida, Mexico and Chitchen Itza with my wife.
Went to the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Belly Button Lint
I have also kept up with my daily posts to my naval gazing blog.
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