latest belle and sebastian record so focussed on middle age that when stuart sings “my heart leaks” i’m genuinely not sure if it’s a metaphor or a medical condition
An expert on disinformation; Carole Cadwalladr broke the Cambridge Analytica scandal as a reporter for The Guardian.
Later, Carole tweeted that this was the first time anyone had asked her about Russian involvement in Brexit!
Interview recorded / edited / broadcast Friday, March 11, 2022.
After uncovering corruption within Russian businesses, Bill Browder had to flee Russia for his own safety. Since then, he’s been adamant about the risks to the world order that Putin represents. Recorded and broadcast on February 28, 2022.
Former world chess champion and long-time human rights activist Garry Kasparov had clear eyes on the situation. Recorded & broadcast February 24, 2022.
Amanpour & Company has landed some extremely informative interviews during the Ukraine crisis. Here’s one of them, New Yorker writer Masha Gessen, from the day before Putin launched his invasion.
collected from rambling across the internet and my bookshelves.
VIDEO TECH CORNER.
PIXAR Deep history, here’s the story of the guy the guys who ran Pixar looked up to, in Wired.
@0 This is a cool new ambient compilation done by the guys that run Ninja Tune. @0 comp on Bandcamp. And on Apple Music Includes a “mix cd” version by chill-out room king Mixmaster Morris. This is a spiritual successor to the NTONE sub-label comp from back in ’95 Earthrise.Ntone.1; that one is out of print and not on any streaming services but CDs are cheap, it’s not rare.
…and my WordPress theme has shuffled off this mortal coil. While I get the new one built out, this site is available in a kind of skeleton form. If you want to get in touch drop me a line at robert . salsbury @ gmail.com. Just remove the spaces. Thanks for dropping by!
IFC has compiled a list of “films centering on Black experiences that have been made available to stream for free…”. So many amazing films in this list!
Here’s an interview I cut w/ @hari & artist @jrart covering some of the work JR’s done recently. He connected from his studio in Paris and spoke about that TIME cover and his work on sites – and virtual – in the US.