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Nov-Dec 2022: Consuming and Producing

Nov-Dec 2022

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:

Nick Cave on Music, Mystery, and the Relationship Between… Maria Popova

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:

Audio Books:

The Black Song, by Anthony Ryan (book 2)

Zero to One, Peter Theil

Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari


Podcasts:

Acid Horizon

  • 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”

Outsider Theory

  • Universal Basic MKUltra With Psyop Cinema

Philosophize This!

  • Episode #172 … Simone Weil – Attention

The Philosopher’s Zone

  • Philosophy and Travel

Sacred Tension

  • 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

Music:

  • Nick Cave
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Lord Huron
  • Liturgy
  • Julian Plenti
  • Sharon van Etten
  • Lumineers

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)

Youtube history:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSuaaSXgwb8

Consuming:

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:

Podcasts:


Art Stuff

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.


DIY Stuff

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.


Life Stuff

Thanksgiving with family. Spending all of December with my sister and work in Birmingham.

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