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:
#Accelerate: The Accelerationist Reader 2014 (edited by Robin Mackay, Armen Avanessian)
Articles that had an impact:
The Red Right Hand Files, Nick Cave
The Art of Resilient Reading, Stephen Bradford Long
Walter Benjamin, Violence, Sami Khatib
What I am listening to this month:
The Black Song, by Anthony Ryan (book 2)
Zero to One, Peter Theil
Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari
- Dialectics of the Gods — Deleuze, Hillman, Jung, Schelling, and Hegel
- Harlan Ellison’s “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” With Jim
Machinic Unconscious Happy Hour
- Matthew Flisfeder – Algorithmic Desire
Making Sense (Sam Harris)
- #301 – The Politics of Unreality — Ukraine and Nuclear Risk
New Books in Systems & Cybernetics
- Xiao Liu, “Information Fantasies — Precarious Mediation in Postsocialist China”
- Universal Basic MKUltra With Psyop Cinema
- Episode #172 … Simone Weil – Attention
The Philosopher’s Zone
- Philosophy and Travel
- Derrida, the Exorcist, and Losing Faith | David Rutledge of the Philosopher’s Zone
Zizke & So On
- For they know not what they do… (Zizek) Matthew Flisfeder
- Nick Cave
- Arctic Monkeys
- Lord Huron
- Julian Plenti
- Sharon van Etten
What I am streaming this month:
- The Peripheral (William Gibson) #Amazon (recommended)
- Visioneers #Amazon (Zach Galifianakis)
- Nekrotronic #Hulu
- too old to die young #amazon (just started) (Nicolas Winding Refn)
What I want:
An espresso machine and amazing espresso grinder. Looking at tiny espresso machines that are expensive and a hand-press espresso maker, and really fancy grinders. – This will never happen. I am just being a fetishistic desiring machine.
What I got:
2 vinyl albums (on sale): Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon / The Gorrillaz, Plastic Beach
3 philosophy joke shirts
JavaPress hand grinder (coffee), Fellow Stag pour-over set, Hario scale
What I produced:
Learning how to draw on an iPad: still messing around with realism vs stylistic stuff, how few layers of color I can get away with, etc.
Leigh Dovetail Jigg Box or crate for storage, which doubles as a clamping station and height increase while using the jig.
working on desk elements, but finished a cutting board and did some silly improvements.
Thanksgiving with family. Spending all of December with my sister and work in Birmingham.
Belly Button Lint
I have also kept up with my daily posts to my naval gazing blog.
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