75 Artists, 7 Questions, One Very Bad Year - The New York Times →

Trent Reznor, answering the question of what art he’s turned to during the lockdown:

I’ve stumbled into the world of YouTube tutorials for various bits of musical gear. I’ve really found some comfort in curling up with a nice long video of someone demonstrating an obscure guitar pedal or synth at length. I’m usually watching and forgetting all information simultaneously but it feels like some kind of accomplishment.

Same, Trent. Same.

We Have to Grieve Our Last Good Days - The Atlantic →

This hit hard.

Sleep Around Before You Marry An Argument - essaying →

All the best essays are about the “why” and not the “who”. This is a great introduction to the idea of reading around a subject.

HANIA RANI — F MAJOR on Vimeo →

This is lovely but also really sort of makes me want to watch the OA again?

LEGO White Noise - Spotify →

A 7-hour album of LEGO ASMR might not be your cup of tea, but it’s exactly what I need right now.

Max Richter: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert - YouTube →

Just lovely. I really want a piano and a lovely sleepy dog to listen to me play piano.

Halt and Catch Fire Syllabus - Halt and Catch Fire Syllabus →

This site features a curriculum developed around the television series, Halt and Catch Fire (2014-2017), a fictional narrative about people working in tech during the 1980s-1990s.

I can think of few TV shows that deserve a syllabus like this. I can’t wait to dive into it.

From Cover to Cover | Jenny Volvovski →

This lady redesigns book covers after she reads them. I love this idea.

Billie Eilish: Same Interview, The Fourth Year →

For the last four years, Vanity Fair have been doing an interview with Billy Eilish where they ask her the same questions each year year. They first caught her in 2017, right before she blew up, so it’s amazing to watch the changes as she’s become one of the biggest pop stars in the world.

Web Conversations With the Year 2000 →

A little too real.