Remembering the Magic of Bark Psychosis’ Hex
It’s a landmark album, but more importantly, it’s a beautiful album, and time has done nothing to change that.
Reading: The Sony Hack, Dick Cheney & Torture, Christ and Pop Culture, Isao Takahata, Blackbirds & More
Also: The ethics of technological artifacts, a Studio Ghibli artwork gallery, and lots of cool military tech and tactics.
DPP2014, #17: Christmas List
What, you don’t see the rocket, gumball machine, and dump truck on there?
Pre-Order the Native Lights Album (Which is Finally Done)
It seems like forever ago that I first wrote about Native Lights, a Tulsa-based “super-group” featuring members of Ester Drang and Unwed Sailor.
DPP2014, #16: Penmanship
The awkward way she held the marker and her tiny chicken scratch said everything they needed to.
DPP2014, #15: Stew
Comfort food of the finest degree.
My Favorite Songs of 2014: A Preview (Sort Of…)
None of these songs are actually on my year-end list, but they easily could’ve been.
DPP2014, #13: Lock n’ Load
There are moments that you live for as a parent. Like his very first laser tag.
Reading: Slowdive’s Reunion, James Bond, Google+, Facts vs. Narratives in Journalism, Sweden’s Pop Legacy & More
Also: Christmas music, the Internet and our own sinfulness, Guardians of the Galaxy, and real life superheroes.
DPP2014, #12: The Cutest Gamer
A glimpse of the future shape of the video game audience.
DPP2014, #11: Reading
I’d forgotten how pleasant it is to stretch out on the couch and get lost, if for a few minutes, in an honest-to-goodness book.
DPP2014, #10: Ginger Cookies
You know they’re delicious because of all the butter.