A little disappointed to discover something great three years after it is over, but also glad to have found it at all: TERRRIBLE TERRIBLE TERRIBLE punk slacker animal comics. https://terribleterribleterrible.tumblr.com/tagged/terribleterribleterrible
This very much captures why I enjoy MST3K, RiffTrax, Svengoolie, & the incredible junk drawer that is Amazon Prime Video, an infinitely-stocked version of the VHS rental wall at the gas station up the road: The Joy of Watching & Rewatching Movies So Bad They’re Good (h/t @LongReads 🐦) https://longreads.com/2019/05/07/the-joy-of-watching-and-rewatching-movies-so-bad-theyre-good/
A sentence I never expected I’d write: I could watch the dog animations for this Australian pet shop rebrand all day. <https://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/new_identity_for_petbarn_by_landor.php>
One of the best birthdays I ever had was the year I was given the first four or five volumes of Encylopedia Brown books: <https://crimereads.com/encyclopedia-brown-and-the-case-of-the-mysterious-author/>
And I thought the show couldn’t get more tortuous.
Always nice to see a new story from Jonathan Carroll: “Mama Bruise” 📚 https://www.tor.com/2019/04/17/mama-bruise-jonathan-carroll/
100% in love with this artist’s paintings: <http://www.simonstalenhag.se/>
This one hurts. I heard him read a few years ago and he seemed in frail shape then, so not a surprise. But he never wrote a book I didn’t like, and a lot that I love. https://www.tor.com/2019/04/15/gene-wolfe-in-memoriam-1931-2019/
I am reading one of the most wonderfully strange pieces of fiction I’ve come across in ages & it was published in practically the last place I’d have expected: (17776 Football)[https://www.sbnation.com/a/17776-football/]. Remember when the web was full of this kind of thing?
Today’s good comics, all about walking dogs and learning to speak French: Unleashed in Paris by Kate Gavino (🐦@kategavino). 📚 https://longreads.com/2019/04/03/unleashed-in-paris/
Some fine reading for a lazy Sunday morning in the new issue of Gingerbread House (@GingerbreadMag): <https://gingerbreadhouselitmag.com/category/gh-35-march-2019/> 📚
CTO of Public Good Software. Bear in mind, I could be wrong.
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