Markus Reuter and Mark Wingfield (recording under the name TEAR) have released two EPs on Bandcamp: Secret Music
and City of Memories
. And both EPs are freely available for download. What better way to give these two musicians a try?
You can also freely stream The Undivided Five
, the new album from A Winged Victory for the Sullen.
Rolling Stone reports that beginning in 2020 Steve Hackett will perform Genesis' classic live album, Seconds Out
, in its entirety. That show is scheduled to start late in 2020 in the UK. No US dates on the schedule. Yet.
|Robert Mangold, Four Color Frame Painting No. 11, 1985. I had the pleasure of hearing the artist speak several years back and he explores a motif like this one for many paintings in a row until he loses it.|
And the latest from Sonar and David Torn, Tranceportation Vol. 1, is a keeper. Check out the teaser
has a new album coming out in January. Here's the trailer
Here's a 2-fer from DJ Earworm.
We're getting close to award season for movies.
Lovers of the seven seas will adore Chris Bryan's film MOCEAN
ONext spring will see a new exhibit installed in the Disney Family Museum: The Walt Disney Studios and World War II
. Given my fascination with their wartime film Victory Through Airpower, I would like to see this.
Speaking of WWII, Godsend was the Soviet's code name for a spy within the Manhattan Project.
We now know his name: Oscar Seborer.
Some thoughts on multi-cultural, multi-language communication
The protophobic X boson
may exert its force only across the width of an atom's nucleus but if it truly exists it will upset the entire standard model of particle physics.
Have you heard that the 2nd law of thermodynamics (i.e. entropy) controls the fact that time only moves forward
and not backward? Not so fast.
Houston's Rothko Chapel
|Three Red Bull Air Racers fly by Mt. Fuji. From a photo gallery of the Red Bull Air Race. Still can't believe they ended it.|
has suffered the same fate as those home renovation shows on HGTV. During its remodel they found a problem with the walls that must be addressed resulting in a 4-month, $1 million delay. Reopening now planned for late spring 2020. “It’s like resoling your shoes, while you’re standing up, without lifting them.”
This one particular black forest cake is the best dessert in Fort Worth. And it's not German, it's Swiss: Schwarzwaldtårta
. (Why this article includes a 3D interactive rendering of a black forest cake is beyond me.)
The so-called "creative class" consists of techies, creatives, and knowledge workers. Fort Worth's creative class is growing the second fastest in the country.
|Screen shot from a video showing the relative size, appearance, and rotation of the planets. MUST SEE.|
Are you a fan of nature and landscape photography? Then checkout the work of Jeff McDonald (on Instagram
) and George Buxbaum
2D animation is not dead as evidenced by Klaus
. Click through if only to watch the video showing how a scene progresses from rough to final.
I'm not certain it qualifies as history, but here's a history of the poop emoji
|Your essential cured meats. Loves me some mortadella. Saucisson smells like feet.|
Five reasons why smart doesn't mean successful
. #3 Smart people attach a lot of their self esteem to being smart which can lead to avoidance.
In Ohio, the house of representatives passed a law allowing students to give wrong answers
for religious reasons. Any politician who voted for this should be ashamed. Hopefully, the senate will kill this thing dead. Kill it with fire.
, a metal, conducts electricity but not heat.
Have you ever been eating a pop-tart and wondered what whiskey would pair well with it
I guessed that Oreos' mystery flavor was churros
. I just didn't win the prize.
Ze Frank does it again with True Facts: Stinkhorns
. And again with Mudskippers
I leave you with Emoji Storm
, a real-time animation of every emoji being used on Twitter.
...we fear in ourselves.