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I’m usually not a country music person but on a whim I listened to Raising Sand and oh boy, did that put me into a mood.

I’m usually not a country music person but on a whim I listened to Raising Sand and oh boy, did that put me into a mood.

Wednesday is perfectly watchable once you (and by “you” I’m talking about myself) get over the fact that not all media is made for millennials and that they now produce stuff like that for younger people. (How dare they.)

Wednesday is perfectly watchable once you (and by “you” I’m talking about myself) get over the fact that not all media is made for millennials and that they now produce stuff like that for younger people. (How dare they.)

Once in a while I have a look at Twitter and I noticed the pattern that the people who “stayed” (let’s be honest: hardly anyone really left) and are still posting are the people who are used to and want an audience.

Once in a while I have a look at Twitter and I noticed the pattern that the people who “stayed” (let’s be honest: hardly anyone really left) and are still posting are the people who are used to and want an audience.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ep308goxQ.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ep308goxQ.

why Japan's internet is weirdly designed

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why Japan's internet is weirdly designed

Likes https://www.jwz.org/blog/2022/11/psa-do-not-use-services-that-hate-the-internet/.

Likes https://www.jwz.org/blog/2022/11/psa-do-not-use-services-that-hate-the-internet/.

PSA: Do Not Use Services That Hate The Internet

As you look around for a new social media platform, I implore you, only use one that is a part of the World Wide Web. tl;dr avoid Hive and Post. If posts in a social media app do not have URLs that can be linked to and viewed in an…

PSA: Do Not Use Services That Hate The Internet

Likes https://winnielim.org/journal/keeping-a-personal-changelog/.

Likes https://winnielim.org/journal/keeping-a-personal-changelog/.

keeping a personal changelog

Because of some rich billionaire people have been trying to download an archive of their tweets without much success – I was lucky to download mine just shortly after the sale went through. I saw some people online criticising the rush to download one's archive: what is the use? It…

keeping a personal changelog

Likes https://andy-bell.co.uk/mastodon-is-a-gateway/.

Likes https://andy-bell.co.uk/mastodon-is-a-gateway/.

Bookmarked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kemivUKb4f4.

I often wake up with a random song as an earworm – and now I note them down for your enjoyment.

Weezer - Buddy Holly (Official Music Video)

REMASTERED IN HD!Weezer "Buddy Holly" official music video from the album 'Weezer'. Discover the story behind the Blue Album: https://www.udiscovermusic.com/...

Weezer - Buddy Holly (Official Music Video)

Fun fact: I was already pretty deep into puberty when I watched the first Star Wars movie. I actually watched Spaceballs before it and didn’t quite get it.
Shocking, I know – but television didn’t have a big role in my family when I was growing up and given that I had access to a computer from single-digit ages and was an avid reader starting around the same time, I never really missed it all that much.

(I wrote about my first “real” cinema visit a couple of years ago.)

So, anyway: Star Wars isn’t really part of my childhood – I still enjoyed the original movies quite a lot and re-watched them multiple times, just like many of my nerdy contemporaries. I even read some of the books that are now suddenly not canon anymore.
But I never quite got enough of the deep seated nostalgia that seems to get people through the more cartoony parts of the movies and TV series that have been produced since.
Don’t get me wrong – I still really like the whole Star Wars universe. The world building is just the right amount of space fantasy cowboy setting for me. But I do always hope for better stories being told in that universe. If possible without weird space wizards, we’ve seen enough of those by now, thank you very much.

So it might come as no big surprise that I really like Andor. It is both very Star Wars and also not at all. It is basically what I was hoping The Mandalorian would be: a very adult version of Star Wars. (Not in that way, you muppet.)
It is well written and super dark. It is acted and filmed beautifully. It tells a coherent story and it really managed to make me look forward to the second and last season. If you haven’t seen it yet and are still wondering if you should do – go ahead. It is really good.

Bookmarked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWa-6g-TbgI.

I often wake up with a random song as an earworm – and now I note them down for your enjoyment.

Eddie Murphy - Party All the Time

Music video by Eddie Murphy performing Party All the Time. (C) 1985 Sony BMG Music Entertainment

Eddie Murphy - Party All the Time

Bookmarked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wt9lO-qpWg.

I often wake up with a random song as an earworm – and now I note them down for your enjoyment.

NATURE(네이처) 'LIMBO!(넘어와)' 4K Dance Practice (CHOREOGRAPHY Video)

[4K] 'LIMBO!(넘어와)' Dance Practice (CHOREOGRAPHY)[ Official ]HOMEPAGE ▶ http://natureworld.krFANCAFE ▶ http://cafe.daum.net/nature.nchworldTWITTER ▶ https://t...

NATURE(네이처) 'LIMBO!(넘어와)' 4K Dance Practice (CHOREOGRAPHY Video)

Likes https://adactio.com/journal/19665.

Likes https://adactio.com/journal/19665.

Portability

The dream of the 2000s is alive on the web.

Portability

Likes https://roytang.net/2022/11/word-web-persons/.

Likes https://roytang.net/2022/11/word-web-persons/.

Bookmarked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TzCjhSdCp8.

I often wake up with a random song as an earworm – and now I note them down for your enjoyment.

Sylver - Turn The Tide (Official Music Video)

Listen, like and love this song on Spotifyhttps://open.spotify.com/track/209yd0Hp4hxATSQcAMDntO?si=Pg3_8FnLSW2Jjz7N9mwmuQListen, like and love this song on A...

Sylver - Turn The Tide (Official Music Video)

Likes https://slate.com/human-interest/2022/11/pr-publicist-emails-journalism-oof.html.

Likes https://slate.com/human-interest/2022/11/pr-publicist-emails-journalism-oof.html.