This is what made the Summer of 2022 for me. 10. Wordle and Framed: I now start every morning with a cup of coffee and five minutes spent playing these two games. You really need a few people to share scores with to make this worthwhile, preferably friends you’re about on par with. 9.Continue reading “My Favorite Things: Summer 2022 Edition”
Category Archives: Heavy Rotation
“The Bear” Is Glorious
FX’s “The Bear”: Part “Parts Unknown,” part Jiro Dreams of Sushi, part “Chef’s Table.” Best new TV show of 2022.
Favorite Fall Records
15 years later, still one of my favorite fall records. There was a minute there where Ewan Pearson was making a bid to become the most diverse producer in popular music. This is some of my favorite work of his:
The 7 Best Songs Not On Spotify
“Direction,” by Interpol “Paradise Circus,” (Burial Remix) by Massive Attack “This Temporary Life,” by Death Cab for Cutie “Polaroid Millennium,” by Superior “Fools Rush In,” (Kevin Shields Remix) by Bow Wow Wow “I’ll Try Anything Once,” (demo) by Julian Casablancas “This,” by Brian Eno
Morning Matters Revisited: A Sometimes Gibbs Playlist
I reworked the original Morning Matters playlist, which I listen to nearly every day.
New Playlist: Just J Chilling
Registration Open For 2022-23 Gibbs Classical Online Classes
Registration is now open for Paradise Lost for Beginners (Fall 2022) and Wisdom Literature for Beginners (Spring 2023). Both classes are open to high school students and above. A good number of adults sign up for Gibbs Classical classes. You can read more about both classes at Gibbs Classical.
Playlist: Spring Comes Early This Year
This one is collaborative, so after you get a feel for it, add whatever seems most fitting.
“People are all more or less materialists today, for they are the heirs of the nineteenth century. They need only be shown some crude mimicry of ‘mental’ events in nature or in instinct, and they will fancy that the ‘mental’ has been explained. It is whatever is lower that we take to be more real.”Continue reading “Boundless Respect”