Reading: U2’s “Unforgettable Fire,” Beauty & Suffering, “Pulp Fiction,” Pedophiles, Gamergate & more
Also: The problem of online moderation and misogyny, loving your hometown, hunting down time travelers, my favorite horror movie, and friendships between atheists and believers.
Reading: Traveling in Japan, Lovecraftian Racism, Shrinking Netflix, Farewell to Sports, Online Trolls Keep Winning & more
Also: Managing childbirth expectations, online assumptions, reviving Star Trek, Left Behind flaws, and David Bazan.
Reading: Facebook’s Experiments, Ello’s Value, Revisiting Mac OS 9, Recommending “The Road,” Your Brain on Video Games & More
Also: Movie theaters vs. movie studios, MST3K and the Gospel, the problem with prequels, the history of hold music, and censoring classic works of art.
The sort of meandering instrumental music that makes you yearn for autumn to paint the leaves and bring a sharp edge to the air.