Month: July 2021

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Music Cables, Triads, Surrealism

I do this manually each Saturday, collating recent tweets I made at, which I think of as my public notebook. Some tweets pop up (in expanded form or otherwise) on sooner. It’s personally informative to revisit the previous week of thinking out loud. ▰ Been re-watching Downton Abbey and thinking about the way it maps the adoption of technology as time passes (electric lights, cars, a blender, a […]

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Frozen In Time: This is Darkness playlist – July 2021

Here are the dark ambient albums that we at This is Darkness have been listening to this month – some are new releases, but a few are older gems we’ve just (re)discovered. Please check these out by clicking on the Bandcamp links, and consider supporting the artists. Enjoy! Various Artists – New State of Flux The […] The post Frozen In Time: This is Darkness playlist – July 2021 appeared first […]

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Burden Of Proofs: The Return Of Our Crime Fiction Column

In the second edition of our crime fiction column, Angus Batey reviews new books from John Barlow, James Lee Burke, Nickolas Butler, James Ellroy, Paula Hawkins, and others, while Enrico Monacelli tackles Joseph Knox's latest and the new unfinished book in podcast form from Bret Easton Ellis

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Laura, Jeanne and Dodo

This week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed actress-singer Laura Benanti for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). Laura co-stars in the film Worth due in September, playing a grieving widow in the drama about the fund set up to compensate families that lost family members during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and those who resisted signing up for payment out of guilt and pride. She's […]

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A strange Property: the fewer I have the more sure Can I be I won’t mistaKe where I left one, Strangely

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