Story for a song. Sean Michaels (story) and Alexis Zoumbas (song). A Crying Violin.
Doodle your heart out with Harmony.
Chrono Trigger-themed cuckoo clocks. I think the universe is trying to tell me something, so after dinner, i’m firing up the SNES for an evening of CT and fortified tea. Care to join?
Cassie thinks she’s found the man of her dreams. Unfortunately he’s also her therapist. Perfectly Normal.
52 weeks of chemo skewed my brain cells. Reaction time slowed, so I stopped driving. But this mechanical doohickey looks like it could get me to - and about - the galleria quite nicely. Make a hole, people. Outta my way!
"Everyone, rich or poor, deserves a shelter for the soul." Samuel Mockbee. The Rural Studio Turns 20. Story by Nick Kaye, photography by Gregory Miller.
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"If New York were a cat, it would eat your face after you collapsed in the kitchen from a heart attack." John DeVore, New York Doesn’t Love You
Indigenous sounds: XIT, Silent Warrior (My favorite EP, particularly the 4th song of eight, so jack up the volume). For something less activist-y, Contemporary Native Radio. My birth mother, you see, was Juarez, aka Juarez Shaw. Chiricahua Apache. Birth father? Fleet of Foot.
So how goes YOUR day?
A journey of light, from distant galaxies to small drops of water. By Cristóbal Vila of Etérea.
Vicki Wong. (NSFW)
The only way we can really change anything is to look in the mirror and find no enemy.
Earth Pilgrim | Sacha Dean Biyan
Documenting Indigenous Tribes & Human Rights
Not a unique story, but it should still make you smile.
A portrait of Southwestern Louisana’s Balfa Brothers, ambassadors of traditional Cajun music to the world. Filmed in Louisiana between 1978 and 1981, the film focuses on the surviving brother fiddler Dewey Balfa and his efforts to continue playing and performing his family’s traditional music after the sudden death of his brothers Rodney and Will in a traffic accident. Les Blues de Balfa.
Did you know Loren Bouchard not only created Bobs Burgers, but also wrote the theme song? Listen as he breaks it down layer by layer.
Nautilus asks: Can You Identify These Cities From Their Light Signatures?
Favored Indigenous Music: XIT, Silent Warrior Album. Mari Boine Persen, Goaskin Viellja. Contemporary Native Radio. My birth mother, you see, was Juarez, aka Juarez Shaw. Chiricahua Apache. Birth father? Dead or fleet of foot.
"Aw jeez, here we go again."
Say, anyone else anxiously awaiting the season 2 premiere (July 11) of Hemlock Grove? Yeah, well, i’ve always been a fan of quirky and senseless. And Fargo? One has to be particularly skewed. Fortunately, many of us are, and stuck out the first silly minutes, until the quirky could attach itself.