Best of 2020 (The Albums)

I’ve done some sort of year end, “best of” list as long as I can remember. This probably hasn’t been the “best” year of music over that span, but it certainly has …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Vanity Fair: I used to, frankly, abuse myself mentally about how I’m nothing. I realized that I need to choose myself because if I don’t, I’m just going to waste away. I’m …

I knew nothing at all about Ellen Siberian Tiger as of two days ago, but this record got mentioned on The Key and honestly, it’s lighting my hair on fire.

Currently reading: The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner 📚 Hard not to read this quote about AT&T’s testing of the Picturephone (an early …

I find each of these iOS 14 customization screenshots more troubling than the last.

Some people baked bread, some people cut bangs, some people took up knitting. Maybe my pandemic coping hobby can be “needlessly replacing every tool in my productivity tool chain.”

If you think installing tracking software to spy on your reports would make you more comfortable with extended remote work, you have failed as a manager.

Watched I Am Trying To Break Your Heart again last night and as a reult, I am now having Complicated Feelings about the Tweedy/Bennett dynamic.

Now that I’ve had a chance to rewatch The Rise of Skywalker a couple times, I feel comfortable ranking the films. Posting it here for posterity: The Empire Strikes Back Rogue One The Force …

I’ve consumed a lot of “how to lead remotely" content lately (for obvious reasons) and so much of it boils down to: acknowledging humanity meeting your reports where they are demonstrating …

My dude “shipped” his first Roblox game this morning 👨🏻‍💻🕹

Shouts to The National for the 3-color print job on the insert for “Sleep Well Beast.”

Finished reading: Horror Stories: A Memoir by Liz Phair 📚 If you were expecting a linear memoir Liz Phair, or “here’s what happened the night I wrote ‘Flower,’ you’re going to be a bit disappointed. …

Bought myself a belated Christmas gift: the 3LP reissue of Wolf Parade’s “Apologies to the Queen Mary.” Sub Pop knocked it out of the park on this package: the remastered album on 2 LPs, a third that …

If sea levels increase a little under 2 feet by 2100, Delaware (the nation’s lowest-lying state) will lose roughly 8% of its land area, including nearly all of the state’s protected wetlands. 🔗 …

Might mess around and #goveg in 2020, who knows