recs

weekly recommendations of media, tv, podcasts, film, games, apps, music, books, tech, art, and design; also, a super dumb pun on my name

Issue Date Topics
021 7/14/19 bob ross • toy restoration • quote investigator • dad reacts to rap music • amazon nomads • uninteresting photographs
020 7/07/19 reader recs • hasan minaj • the casketeers • turkish barber asmr
019 6/30/19 now with user recs • superhero candidates • google art projects • when they see us
018 6/23/19 utopian podcasts • prince • dylan • rolling thunder • black mirror redux • metal band names
017 6/16/19 black mirror • the allusionist • wellness newsletters • podcasts about audio • crazy tumblrs • going viral on twitter
016 6/09/19 60 minutes • vice news tonight • axios • frontline • follow this • explained • the circus • the weekly
015 6/01/19 chernobyl • screenwriting • podcasts • craig mazin • scriptnotes • booksmart • totes • totes • totes
014 5/26/19 the rise of history content • more deepfakes • fiasco podcast • docs & biopics • mockbusters • vice news tonight • fleabag
013 5/19/19 generation x special edition • how to go viral on twitter • lots of generational cliches
012 5/12/19 what the constitution means to me • diary of a song • jt leroy • chernobyl • flow state • james beard award
011 5/05/19 podcast manipulation • cops • i think about this a lot • sandler on snl • dooce • obamas on netflix • invisibilia • tumblr for sale • media franchise • the sorgatz effect
010 4/27/19 french scrabble • posters • banksy authentication • lotsa movie trailers • the instagram aesthetic • buttigieg's favorite music
009 4/21/19 text-based friendships • making da vinci • reply all • eating pig snouts • earworms • the pmrc • salvator mundi • billions • and too many podcasts
008 4/14/19 macro-trends • institutional authority • sports betting • nba refs • joseph pulitzer • scooter braun • influence culture • quippy newsletters • billie eilish • sally rooney • jeopardy • punk docs
007 4/06/19 the twilight zone reboot • nothing about the vessel • lil nas x • how do billboard charts work? • heathers • and vastly too much generational angst
006 3/31/19 anti-science quacks • american psychos • clicker games • flat earth documentaries • truck nutz • blogging via instagram • stoicism • the underarm serve • mmt • the trenchcoat • garfield phones • gen z
005 3/24/19 the future of podcasting • pessimists • joe rogan's galaxy brain • the clinton affair • newslettering • fake mona lisas • beto • errol • the flintstone house
004 3/16/19 haaaaating twitter • adam mckay tropes • hyper-wealth in sf and on premium cable • birdpunk • unexpected leftist stances • something about motley crue • nothing about bitcoin • my favorite blog right now
003 3/10/19 deepfakes • eerie art projects • uncanny parodies of eerie art projects • our fake history • terrible coworking concepts • dinosaurs
002 3/02/19 using computers to do uncomputery things • asking trumpsters hard questions • decoding recaptchas • internet political sleuthing • that bonkers weezer songwriting process
001 2/24/19 wild fan theories • podcast theme songs • chinese sci-fi • data science & painting • museum lifehacks • too much about twitter • the everlasting presence of willie nelson