Music

{"content":{"id":619,"title":"19-03-31 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nOne of my favourite types of music is lo-fi hip-hop beats with pictures of anime. \u003ca href=\"http://futuretage.tumblr.com/\"\u003eHere is that in blog form\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nYou probably saw this, but there was recently a surprisingly good Google doodle that used AI to generate harmonies in the style of Bach (two bars at a time). \u003ca href=\"https://g.co/doodle/e5djce\"\u003eHere's Bach doing Beethoven\u003c/a\u003e. And an especially fancy version of \u003ca href=\"//g.co/doodle/hlhz9\"\u003eI Like Meow Mix\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIn one episode of 30 Rock, you can vaguely hear a Joni Mitchell parody. \u003ca href=\"https://soundcloud.com/ericandrew16/paintsandbrushes\"\u003eHere it is\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\njwz \u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2019/03/brand-necrophilia-part-7/\"\u003erecently found out\u003c/a\u003e that Netscape and its patents (but not the name)\u003c/a\u003e belongs to Facebook.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-03-31T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-03-30T16:02:30.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-06T14:57:27.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=baroque\"\u003ebaroque\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lo_fi\"\u003elo_fi\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=anime\"\u003eanime\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=television\"\u003etelevision\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=30_rock\"\u003e30_rock\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=internet\"\u003einternet\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-03-31 Weekly Links

  • One of my favourite types of music is lo-fi hip-hop beats with pictures of anime. Here is that in blog form.
  • You probably saw this, but there was recently a surprisingly good Google doodle that used AI to generate harmonies in the style of Bach (two bars at a time). Here's Bach doing Beethoven. And an especially fancy version of I Like Meow Mix.
  • In one episode of 30 Rock, you can vaguely hear a Joni Mitchell parody. Here it is
  • jwz recently found out that Netscape and its patents (but not the name) belongs to Facebook.
{"content":{"id":647,"title":"19-04-14 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/WQnzq0eyFAs\"\u003e\"Who Put The Bomp\" in Finnish\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMemory Alpha, the main Wiki for Star Trek, has \u003ca href=\"https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Sneeze\"\u003ean article on sneezing\u003c/a\u003e. It begins with one of the finest pieces of dialogue Star Trek has ever produced.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/youngladysbookma00londiala/page/n11\"\u003eThe Young Lady's Book: A Manual Of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, And Pursuits\u003c/a\u003e: A Georgian book which has sections on moral deportment, embroidery, etc., but also some ridiculously detailed sections on mineralogy, entomology, \"the escrutoire\", painting, and archery.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-04-13T16:38:22.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-14T13:50:48.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=star_trek\"\u003estar_trek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tng\"\u003etng\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-04-14 Weekly Links

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Album Cover For A Band I've Never Heard

{"content":{"id":350,"title":"Monster Mash - Bobby \"Boris\" Pickett","body":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center\"\u003e\r\n\u003ciframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/-tHyRQOdqf0\" frameborder=\"0\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" allowfullscreen\u003e\u003c/iframe\u003e\r\n\u003c/div\u003e \r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfyf-_OyYbyrE04a-nz6JChrvhDtDVeTo\" target=\"_blank\"\u003edancing tunes\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nFake fans listen to this song in October. I'm about the Monster Mash twelve months a year.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-01T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-10-31T15:32:41.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-30T00:35:11.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=happiness\"\u003ehappiness\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=dancing_tunes\"\u003edancing_tunes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=halloween\"\u003ehalloween\u003c/a\u003e"}

Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett

Fake fans listen to this song in October. I'm about the Monster Mash twelve months a year.

{"content":{"id":718,"title":"19-05-19 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/259.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA person with a sense of humour made a \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/kkuchta/css-only-chat\"\u003eCSS-only chat room\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/nswlY02U2fg\"\u003eYakety Sax on ocarina and beatbox\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMore new Seanbaby: \u003ca href=\"https://www.cracked.com/blog/5-weird-movietv-plots-about-brutalizing-disabled-villains/\"\u003eweird movie plots about brutalizing disabled villains\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nWebcomic genius Abby Howard seems to have given up making free content in favour of writing beautifully-illustrated childrens' books, but she did do us the kindness of posting \u003ca href=\"https://www.jspowerhour.com/\"\u003ea bunch of old, excellent comics\u003c/a\u003e that were previously only available in an anthology.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIt turns out there actually is \u003ca href=\"http://nickdesaulniers.github.io/blog/2019/05/12/f-vs-f-void-in-c-vs-c-plus-plus/\"\u003ea difference between F() and F(void) in C\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nManchurian, coming from an otherwise-obscure language family, for hundreds of years coexisted with Chinese as the language of government in China (see picture), and still can be seen all over the Forbidden City. Today it is on the verge of extinction, spoken by only about 20 people. \u003ca href=\"https://books.google.ca/books?id=hbNDAQAAIAAJ\u0026printsec=frontcover\u0026dq=manchurian+language\u0026hl=en\u0026sa=X\u0026ved=0ahUKEwjCiu3ZvaXiAhUrJzQIHYS8DIo4ChDoAQhaMAk#v=onepage\u0026q\u0026f=false\"\u003eHere's an 1892 book to teach yourself Manchu\u003c/a\u003e, including hypnotic English/Manchu dialogues.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-19T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-05-18T16:12:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-15T15:38:00.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=css\"\u003ecss\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ocarina\"\u003eocarina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=manchurian\"\u003emanchurian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chinese\"\u003echinese\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-05-19 Weekly Links

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O Fado - José Malhoa

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You Can't Solve Your Problems

{"content":{"id":798,"title":"Weekly Links - The Triumphant Return Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA new client and a bad cold killed off Weekly Links for a couple weeks, but not its unconquerable soul. \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/khOfSVULtsU\"\u003ePachelbel's Chicken\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.dwitter.net/d/1092\"\u003eSauron's Eye Dwitter.\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://secretgeek.github.io/html_wysiwyg/html.html\"\u003e\"This page is a truly naked, brutalist html quine.\"\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIntentional and/or unintentional comedy gold mine: The Star Trek wiki \u003ca href=\"https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Breast\"\u003ehas a page for breasts\u003c/a\u003e. It explains breast feeding and provides several episodes as citations.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe Public Domain Review has \u003ca href=\"https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/x-is-for/\"\u003ean article about what 'x' is for\u003c/a\u003e. It's a shame that their site is almost impossible to navigate, because they publish some incredible stuff.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI'm a bit late to the game, but someone made \u003ca href=\"https://apolloinrealtime.org\"\u003ean incredible Apollo 11 webapp\u003c/a\u003e to commemorate the recent 50th anniversary.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-23T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-22T16:11:32.000Z","updated_at":"2019-06-23T03:58:17.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=baroque\"\u003ebaroque\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=seventeenth_century\"\u003eseventeenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lotr\"\u003elotr\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=javascript\"\u003ejavascript\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=html\"\u003ehtml\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=star_trek\"\u003estar_trek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tng\"\u003etng\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=space\"\u003espace\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_moon\"\u003ethe_moon\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - The Triumphant Return Edition

{"content":{"id":816,"title":"Weekly Links - Pop Art Edition","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/2b7.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nAn arctic fox travelled \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-48824181\"\u003e3500km in 76 days\u003c/a\u003e, ending up in Ellesmere Island (pictured, photo by Paul Gierszewski).\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/pUVWS7eloEc\"\u003eThe best/worst game ending of all time\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIndividually, they are useful and not much more, but covering a screen, \u003ca href=\"https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Animations_of_katakana\"\u003ethese animations of katakana\u003c/a\u003e are beautiful.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI didn't care about synthesizers, but someone made a \u003ca href=\"https://learningsynths.ableton.com/\"\u003ekicking web app\u003c/a\u003e and now I care a lot.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.mnftiu.cc/category/best-of-2018/\"\u003e2018 in review\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://theoria.art-zoo.com/interview-with-gene-swenson-andy-warhol/\"\u003eThis interview where Andy Warhol explains his art\u003c/a\u003e is as good as or better than his art.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-07-06T16:07:19.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-06T16:27:47.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=norway\"\u003enorway\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greenland\"\u003egreenland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ice\"\u003eice\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=snow\"\u003esnow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mountains\"\u003emountains\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japanese\"\u003ejapanese\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop_art\"\u003epop_art\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=20th_century\"\u003e20th_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Pop Art Edition



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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)

My least favourite type of music, by far, is 00s indie rock. I would rather have the sides of my head gouged out than hear extremely privileged white kids whine about their girl problems and pass cringey affectations off as quirky. And here we have, just as the trend was mercifully ending, a movie about a quirky indie rock singer with girl problems.

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Weekly Links - Showbiz Edition

{"content":{"id":840,"title":"Weeky Links - Relaxation Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe first song ever synthesized by a computer was \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/41U78QP8nBk\"\u003eDaisy Bell\u003c/a\u003e. I had no idea the song's use in 2001 was a reference to that.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.kfish.org/~conrad/music/Kobi/\"\u003eMachine-generated music that is actually really good\u003c/a\u003e. A lot like what they would play at night on the local university radio when I was a kid.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://astronaut.io/#\"\u003eA few seconds from various Youtube videos with very few views\u003c/a\u003e. Surprisingly interesting.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI like computer games but I'm happy to call myself a 'casual', because gamers are the worst people in the world in every way possible. \u003ca href=\"https://www.cracked.com/article_26528_5-gaming-controversies-that-were-mindblowingly-stupid.html\"\u003eExtra-hilarious gaming controversies\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nOne of the entries about mentions a guy having objects thrown at him for playing Jiggly Puff. \u003ca href=\"https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/esports-juan-hungrybox-debiedma-everybody-hates-jigglypuff\"\u003eHere is his defence of himself\u003c/a\u003e. \"People don’t like it when I pop off after victories, especially when they come via Jigglypuff, and they definitely don’t like the methods I use to win tournaments. But that doesn’t matter to me. Every story needs a bad guy. In some ways, the role suits me nicely. After all, as far as I’m concerned, my destiny has already been written.\"\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nKC Green has created another webcomic, this one being a very NSFW gag strip. \u003ca href=\"https://www.instagram.com/p/B0JezQcgsYX/\"\u003eMy favourite is the ASMR lady\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-28T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-07-27T17:13:08.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-27T17:38:30.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weeky Links - Relaxation Edition

  • The first song ever synthesized by a computer was Daisy Bell. I had no idea the song's use in 2001 was a reference to that.
  • Machine-generated music that is actually really good. A lot like what they would play at night on the local university radio when I was a kid.
  • A few seconds from various Youtube videos with very few views. Surprisingly interesting.
  • I like computer games but I'm happy to call myself a 'casual', because gamers are the worst people in the world in every way possible. Extra-hilarious gaming controversies.
  • One of the entries about mentions a guy having objects thrown at him for playing Jiggly Puff. Here is his defence of himself. "People don’t like it when I pop off after victories, especially when they come via Jigglypuff, and they definitely don’t like the methods I use to win tournaments. But that doesn’t matter to me. Every story needs a bad guy. In some ways, the role suits me nicely. After all, as far as I’m concerned, my destiny has already been written."
  • KC Green has created another webcomic, this one being a very NSFW gag strip. My favourite is the ASMR lady.
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Weekly Links - Solitude Edition

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Anna Rossini, Mother Of Gioachino - Anonymous

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Album Art

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Traditional Chinese Musical Notation