What does a seed look like?
10 things worth sharing: thinking about seeds, loneliness, Prince, and more...
Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week:
I made a zine about seeds.
These can be lonely times, and Kristen Radtke’s Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness was the right book at the right time for me. (Made me want to re-read Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City and pick up Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together.) I’m now a big fan of Radtke’s work, and I look forward to reading her first book, Imagine Wanting Only This.
My phone recognized some of Radtke’s drawings as faces, and that sent me down a rabbit hole of comics and facial recognition.
I tore through official Prince archivist Duane Tudahl’s second volume of Prince’s recording sessions and made a Spotify playlist of most of the tracks the Purple One recorded from 1985-1986, a lot of which were featured on the Sign O’ The Times deluxe reissue. (Tudahl’s volume about the Purple Rain sessions inspired endless plays of thatsuper deluxe collection and another playlist and made my favorite reads of 2018.) I’ve also been listening to the second season of the official Prince podcast.
Reservation Dogs was one of the best debut seasons of TV I’ve seen in a while.
Andy Warhol’s advice to Iggy Pop: “Why don’t you sing the newspaper?”
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