David Leonhardt of The New York Times breaks it down. Just the facts. 40 sentences. This is where we’re at.
Aaaaand Epstein offs himself. After being removed from suicide watch just days ago. After previous self harm before that. Can’t we just get one win? Just one?! Lot of rich pedos breathing a big ol’ sigh of relief right about now.
Unless. You know. He’s a billionaire. And all he had to do was punch himself in the face a few times, “suicide” a week later, get shipped to the hospital in a private ambulance and get wheeled out of the morgue to a secret new life in South Asia or some shit.
I don’t know. I’m not the tin-hat type but this is amazingly convenient.
Money can do a lot. Never see that guy again and everyone gets away with everything.
Current Podcast Diet: August 2019
I have a decently long commute, and am able to work with headphones in most of the day, so most of my media consumption is podcasts and music. Here’s what I’ve been putting in my ears lately…
This looks incredible. Directed by Robert Eggers of The Witch, which (heh) I really liked.
A good friend of mine turned me on to an ambient/background noise generator website, myNoise.net, which features an incredible Pripyat setting that simulates the sounds of walking through an irradiated forest. It’s haunting and anxiety-inducing, yet strangely perfect for designing or writing code.
Some movies can be uplifting or take you on a journey to fantastic realms outside of reality. And others, well… gnaw at the pit of your soul.
Person of color
“You know, they talk about people of color. I’m a person of color. I’m white. I’m an Anglo Saxon. People say things all the time, but I don’t get offended.”
Rep. Mike Kelly, Pennsylvania
Talk about missing the fucking point. How anyone can still support these asshats is so far beyond my comprehension, I don’t even know what’s real anymore.
Hillbilly Moon Explosion
Recently discovered the seedy, gritty Hillbilly Moon Explosion… have a little taste: Love for Evermore. Emanuela Hutter’s voice is like bourbon and honey.
Hey, member when presidential scandals were throwing up at state dinners and blowjobs and tan suits and not literally being an accessory to murder? Yahhh I member!
It only takes about a 5-minute dive back into Twitter to remind me what absolute cancer that place is.