may 2018 edition.


  • “Calamita” & Gucci, “Stornelli,” on The Alan Lomax Collection: Italian Treasury – Folk Music and Song of Italy
  • Notorious B.I.G., Ready To Die Remaster
  • Yo La Tengo, There’s a Riot Going On
  • Marteka and William Lake Bluegrass, The Sounds of a Tradition
  • The bass from my upstairs neighbor’s stereo


  • Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, audiobook read by Charlton Griffin (Part 1 last Rovings, Part 2 this time, hey it’s 12 hours long, after all)
  • Richard Cándida Smith, Improvised Continent: Pan-Americanism and Cultural Exchange
  • Safiya Umoja Noble, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism 
  • Kerry O’Brien, “The World Catches Up To Iconoclastic Composer Julius Eastman,” Chicago Reader, 21 February 2018
  • Jennifer Homans, Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet


  • Otobong Nkanga, To Dig a Whole That Collapses Again, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  • Howardena Pindell, What Remains To Be Seen, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


  • A Simple Man
  • Guerrilla, Season 1
  • The Americans, Season 6
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011 film)
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 BBC show)

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