Oh you know. Another year means another round of links. Every week. This week. Next week. The next. etc. etc. etc.
Just when you though that the new year couldn’t look up any more than it already was, here is the Weekly Town Crier! This is where I collect link of varying degrees of interest and pass them along to you. You click on the ones you find interesting, skip the ones you don’t. Come back and discuss what you’d like. Or don’t
Visit our family blog: “The Thomas Ten.”
Browse Large Hearted Boy‘s list of “100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads.”
Listen to a mix of some of my favorite songs released in 2015.
Browse my 42 favorite albums of the year.
Read as Fast Company considers “The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth”.
Read this piece about why you should do more things by yourself.
Read this piece considering: “Some Reasons You Should Think Twice before Drinking Milk”.
R.I.P. composer Pierre Boulez.
Read as Fast Company makes guesses as for what’s next in streaming music.
Read as The New York Times considers “How to Cultivate the Art of Serendipity”.
Browse as Okay Player considers “The Top 6 Beat Tapes Of 2015”.
Read as The Atlantic wonders why all stories seem basically the same.
Read as Stereogum considers what we can make of this year’s Coachella poster.
Read as Brain Pickings considers what actually motivates us to work.
Read NME‘s report that HMV sold one turntable per minute this Christmas season.
Read AV Club‘s report that there is now a George Costanza-themed bar.
Read NPR‘s report that four new elements have been added to the periodic table.
Read “Hemingway’s Advice on Writing, Ambition, the Art of Revision, and His Reading List of Essential Books for Aspiring Writers” at Brain Pickings.
Read as Slate considers rumors of Twitter raising its character limit.
Read as Insider Magazine considers “Why Millennials Are Abandoning Night Clubs”.
Read AV Club‘s report that M. Night Shyamalan is resurrecting Tales From The Crypt.
Read Pitchfork‘s report that Radiohead have formed a new record label, prompting rumors of a new album.
Read Fast Company‘s claim that confirms Apple‘s move to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7.
Ever wonder how much “Your Text Messages Contribute To Global Warming?”
Read as The Houston Press argues: “Rock And Roll Is Dead, And Even Axl and Slash Can’t Save It”.
Learn more about the “Y’allQaeda” Yahoos occupying a federal building in Oregon. They have forcibly taken over government property brandishing weapons and threatening violence and yet we won’t call them terrorists, why?
Browse Smartphone Etiquette propaganda posters for the digital age.