• Wow, look at him go

    A cat wrestles with his fabric rainbow toy, licking his nose. He's high on catnip.A cat plays with a fabric rainbow toy that's full of catnip. His mouth is open very, very wide.

    Tuesday June 18, 2024
  • Music

    Japanese Funk and Soul That Will Brighten Up Your Day 🎵

    My Analog Journal plays fantastic selections from enviable vinyl collections. The sound, video, and overall vibe on these videos makes for perfect summer listening.

    Sunday June 16, 2024
  • Playing: American Truck Simulator while listening to Beck’s Midnite Vultures. “Peaches and Cream” sure hits the spot while long-hauling imaginary freight from Seattle to Bakersfield. 🎵🎮

    Sunday March 24, 2024
  • Watching Orlando (1993). 📽️

    Sunday February 18, 2024
  • Reading: The Once and Future King. 📚

    Wednesday February 7, 2024
  • Horror

    Watched: It Comes at Night (2017), an incredibly well-written movie. 📽️ 

    Wednesday February 7, 2024
  • 2024 is off to a promising start.

    Hunter is an androgynous white man with long brown hair and blue eyes.
    Sunday January 7, 2024
  • Reading My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones. Only about 125 pages in, but Jones’s prose is fantastic. 📚

    Sunday December 3, 2023
  • Watching Rosemary’s Baby. 📽️

    Saturday December 2, 2023
  • Making a character in Shadowdark, which is a tabletop roleplaying game resembling what D&D used to be: a survival horror dungeon crawl. 🕯️

    Saturday December 2, 2023
  • Listening to Sofia Rei’s “De Tierra y Oro” 🎵

    Saturday November 25, 2023
  • Good morning! I’m listening to The Gnostic Preludes: Music of Splendor.

    It’s mystical, lyrical music for harp, vibraphone, and guitar performed by some legendary figures from NYC’s downtown experimental music scene.

    Sunday November 19, 2023
  • You’ve gotta hear “La Araña” by punk legend Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds! www.youtube.com/watch 🎵

    Friday November 17, 2023
  • Learning about how pelvic floor muscles play into singing. Wild. How’d I never notice that?

    Thursday November 16, 2023
  • A book spread open in front of a hearth. Two long, conical, prismatic holiday decorations glow on the mantle.
    Tuesday November 14, 2023
  • Listening to Patchouli Blue by Bohren & Der Club of Gore while reading My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones. 🎵📚

    Tuesday November 14, 2023
  • “The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift… but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.”

    The Country of the Pointed Firs by Maine legend Sarah Orne Jewett

    Wednesday November 8, 2023
  • Bub looks like a teddy bear who lost a button. 🐈

    An orange tabby with one eye sits between a synthesizer keyboard and a laptop.
    Tuesday November 7, 2023
  • On to Gnostic Trio’s In Lambeth: Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake.

    What a fun surprise to hear Ikue Mori’s distinct electronics work on track “The Minotaur” 🎵

    Monday November 6, 2023
  • Listening to In Search of the Miraculous, an album of mystical-sounding music by John Zorn’s Alhambra Trio joined by guests Kenny Wollesen on vibraphone, Carol Emanuel on harp, and Shanir Blumenkranz on electric bass. 🎵

    Monday November 6, 2023
  • Listening to: Derek Bailey’s Pieces for Guitar 1966–67 🎵🎸

    Monday November 6, 2023
  • Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality wins the “most eye-catching book title” contest that I didn’t know I was judging. 📚

    Sunday November 5, 2023
  • Mr. Business says “daylight savings time” is a bullshit human construct. Lunchtime is now 11:00 sharp.

    A one-eyed orange cat meows with his mouth wide open. His ears are pointed straight up, and he's really planting himself and putting his breath into this meow.
    Sunday November 5, 2023
  • Listening to legendary downtown NYC musician Ikue Mori’s One Hundred Aspects of the Moon, a collection of her compositions performed by a chamber ensemble and released in 2000.

    The album’s inspired by (and named for) Yoshitoshi’s collection of 100 woodblock prints. 🎵

    Saturday November 4, 2023
  • Tzadik Records’s catalogue is now on streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. What! 🎵

    Saturday November 4, 2023