You made up your mind about this election months ago. All that’s left, is to head to the polls and actually vote. Take a break from the non-stop political news hype, here are 3 things to listen to instead.
99% Invisible Longbox
This podcast explains why REM’s Out of Time was the most politically significant album ever. Check out the liner notes at 99% Invisible or on Slate.
Radiolab – One Vote
If you’re wondering about how influential one vote can be, check out this podcast.
This my constantly evolving election mix which has existed in some form or other since 1996. Music about elections, choices, revolutions, common people and the promise of another four years of silly government.
I’m testing out a new testimonial slider.
It’s great to have an opportunity to color and doodle. Last year, there was play dough on the tables, so I ended up with claymation in a collection called Space Sketches. This year, I tried to keep all the artwork in square boxes. Most of the pieces are repetitive patterns using colored pen. By the second day, I decided to push the boundary of squares, and put squares in squares, and try some three dimensional art using post-it notes, pens, paper, and shadows. Finally there are a few photos of found art: the outside, the books and the peeps.
Taking my daily constitutional walk through the Abington Art Center and stumbled into a tree trimming.
A 46 hour method for making sous vide beef short ribs.
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A prayer for the kickoff of the NFL season
Let us now relate the power of this day’s holiness, for it is awesome and frightening
Who will win
Who will lose
Who will set records
Who will be injured
Who by concussion
Who by fireworks
Who by suspension
Who by violating the league’s substance abuse policy
Who will get the first pick of next year’s draft
Who will hoist the Lombardi Trophy
But wings, and beer, and nachos annul the severe decree!
Yes there’s gas in the car.
Old friends, Elvis Costello and Steely Dan combine for a great night in Camden.
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