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May-June 2023: Consuming and Producing

May-June 2023

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:

Flatline Constructs, Mark Fisher (still at it, very slowly)

A Spectre Haunting, China Mieville


New York Times

Irvine Welsh, “the betrayal of white working class Men” UnHerd

The Hyperpalatable Human: What Al-generated burger adverts tell us about male-to-male transsexuals [[MARY HARRINGTON]] #article

What I am listening to this month:

Audio Books:

The Courage to be Disliked, Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga

Khaos, Jeremy Robinson

Hellbent, Gregg Hurwitz


Acid Horizon

  • William S. Burroughs — “The Limits of Control” and Its Influence on Deleuze
  • Data Is Dead Labor — Capitalism, Ideology, and AI
  • Becoming-Intense, Becoming-Animal Session 2 [[Deleuze and Guattari]] [[1,000 platueas]]

The Knowledge Project (Shane Parish)

  • 164 Ravi Gupta — the Realities of Success

No Stupid Questions

  • Should We Replace Umpires With Robots?

Outsider Theory

  • The Automation of Midwittery With Brian Chau

Philosophize This!

  • Episode #179 … Why Is Consciousness Something Worth Talking About?

The Daily

  • When the Culture Wars Came for NASA

The Rich Roll Podcast

  • Decoding Transformation — Presence Is the Residence of Potential

The Tim Ferris Show

  • 644 — Jonathan Haidt — The Coddling of the American Mind, How to Become Intellectually Antifragile, and How to Lose Anger by Studying Morality
  • 669 — Kevin Kelly — Excellent Advice for Living

You Must Remember This

  • Charlie Manson’s Hollywood


  • Beach boys
  • Pink Floyd
  • Daft Punk
  • Ween
  • Julian Plenti
  • Wolfmother

What I am streaming this month:

  • I think you should leave #Netflix #comedy
  • American Ultra #movie
  • Saturday Night Fever #movie
  • Inside Llewin Davis (Coehn Bros) #recommended
  • Silicone Valley #HBO

Youtube history:

outdated, will update soon



What I want:

Just waiting for my Meticulous Espresso maker to come in

What I got:

  • “High John, the Conqueror” #book
  • two books on survival #survival
  • Shure RK345 Windscreen for SM7, SM7A, and SM7B (Spare Part) #audio #podcast plosive reduction
  • tiny tape measure (keychain)
  • puck box for #espresso
  • Fellow Clara French Press (20% off sale)
  • Oral B io toothbrush ($78)

What I produced:


step 74, symbolic victory, let us think about it podcast with ryder richards
step 72: camouflage and art

Step 74: Symbolic Victory

step 75, holy into holy poop
step 72: camouflage and art

Step 75: Holy to Holy S***

Life Stuff

I started a mural at the office in Birmingham. I went back to TX for my nephew’s graduation.

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