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New favourite podcast - Dead Authors… this one with the inimitable (or perhaps somewhat imitable) Oscar Wilde.

paulftompkins:

SPEAKEASY WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS: JOHN HODGMAN

I love doing this series, but I love it extra much moreso when the guest is a friend of mine. 

But, really, what could be more arty than wanting to destroy art by smashing the boundaries that keep it sealed off from everyday life?
A quote from from the excellent Rip It Up And Start Again - a history of post-punk from 1978-1984 by Simon Reynolds that I couldn’t put  down while on holiday recently… 

A huge playlist of some of my favourite records of the year.

My 10 absolute favourites:

- Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
- Metronomy - Love Letters
- Teleman - Breakfast
- St Vincent - St Vincent
- Owen Pallett - In Conflict
- Warpaint - Warpaint
- Future Islands - Singles
- The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
- Beck - Morning Phase
- Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! - Only Run

More over here: http://hotspotmusic.net/post/90383117188/hotspotmusics-half-year-huddle

a steak pun is a rare medium well done. — Asked by sher--key

Excellent.

jessethorn:

THIS IS GONNA BE MY TIME! TIME TO TASTE THE FRUITS AND LET THE JUICES RUN DOWN MY CHEST! I PROCLAIM THIS: THE SUMMER OF GEORGE!

After The Beep: A compilation recorded on phones by Various Artists via Bandcamp

@huebahn has arrived. Full details coming soon. #huebahn

I think we, at a fundamental level, need to redefine the success metrics of capitalism. That they include three key ingredients: 1. Business, successful business, making money. The traditional form of success. 2. You have to be making a difference in the world, you have to be contributing in some way. 3. I think you need to be emotionally engaged in the work. You need to love the work. These three things aren’t, right now, considered the success metrics for capitalism

Well this is quite something - Janelle Monae covering Prince…