Today’s newsletter is about the Mekons, the Shins, Steak-umms, marketing as a cancer, and February.
Author: Aaron Weber
What we most want is bad for us we know
Today’s newsletter is about cars & guns, with recommended reading about drum machines & accessories, Christian dominionist politics, and environmental NIMBYism, with soundtrack suggestions. Also there are some cats.
Newsletter: Violent rhetoric and motorsports metaphors
This week’s newsletter covers violent rhetoric, turbulent priests, and the similarities between opportunity hoarding and motorsports regulation. Also some cats, a drug lord, and ghosts.
“Demon-Sperm COVID Conspiracy Summit” (AKA my recent media diet)
Here’s what I’ve been reading lately: nonfiction, a lovely sci-fi novella about tea and robots, some infuriating news, some very silly news, and some excellent newsletters. Also some puppies.
Disco Tempo Cliché Intro
Today’s newsletter is a few weeks late, but it comes up with some good news, some bad news, revisiting a seminal hip-hop album at 20, some Twitter jokes and a cockatoo.
Content Curation & Recommendations
Here are some good articles and stuff, about Lil Nas X, Jason Sudeikis, a dude in Canada who has foresworn money, a bartender in Maine with a hell of a backstory, and more. Also a dog with a funny nose.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
This week’s newsletter explores the moral peril of being a sports fan with a close look at my personal favorite, motorcycle racing.
This week’s newsletter has a more pleasing than usual ratio of fun things to doomsaying. And a recommendation for a long and excellent profile of TikTok hype houses.
TFW You’ve Done Nothing Wrong
This one’s about police brutality. I suspect that most of my readers (I assume there’s at least one or two of you out there still) are already informed on the subject, so I am not sure why I wrote this. I don’t know what good it will do.
Quit Shopping at Amazon
Seriously, just stop giving extra money to Piss-bottle Jeff.