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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Reading: I just picked up a copy of Whit Stillman’s Love and Friendship. I’m a longtime admirer of Mr. Stillman.
Video: Game of Thrones
Audio: Prince (of course) Continue reading “Passing Fancies ~ May 2016”
Reading: Reaching the end of A Little Life. (Thanks to T. for lending me her copy!)
Video: Catching up on some movies we missed last year, like “Spotlight” and “The Big Short”
Audio: This week, Kirsty MacColl’s “Kite” over and over
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Reading: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Video: The second season of “Better Call Saul”
Audio: Shankar Vedantam’s “Hidden Brain” podcast
Art: A trip to the Guggenheim (it’s been a while!) Continue reading “Passing Fancies ~ March 2016”
Reading: Just finished Shirley Jackson’s The Road Through the Wall
Video: A bootleg copy of The Revenant
Audio: Still paying homage to David Bowie Continue reading “Passing Fancies: February 2015”
Reading: Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn
Video: The final season of Downton Abbey…and I’ve recently gotten hooked on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Audio: Bowie, Bowie, Bowie.
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Reading: The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr. I’ve had a used copy on my bookshelf for years. No idea why I’ve taken this long to get around to reading it.
Video: Mr. TC and I just started watching “Jessica Jones” on Netflix this week.
Audio: Classic recordings from Frank Sinatra, in honor of his centennial!
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