Passing Fancies ~ August 2016

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Reading: Jean-Claude Ellena’s The Diary of a Nose: A Year in the Life of a Parfumeur

Video: The final season of “Lewis” on Channel 13

Audio: During the current heat wave, lots of cool- and shady-feeling music…Cat Power, Holly Cole, Elliott Smith

Art:  I’m hoping to see the Stuart Davis show at the Whitney this week.

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Passing Fancies ~ July 2016

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Reading: Diane Arbus: In the Beginning.

Video: “The Night Of,” on HBO.

Audio: My earworm for the past few days has been Simon & Garfunkel’s “American Tune.” Long story.

Art: Centuries and centuries of glass objects and glass art at the Corning Museum in Corning, New York.

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Passing Fancies ~ June 2016

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Reading: Patricia Bosworth’s biography of Diane Arbus. Work-related, but pretty engrossing nonetheless.

Video: I’m about to start watching “Lady Dynamite,” Maria Bamford’s new Netflix series.

Audio: Earlier this month, I had Beyoncé’s “Hold Up” playing on heavy rotation for a while. I think it was the sample from that old Andy Williams song that hooked me, subconsciously…

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