Library1

Lightness

  • A Table Is As Good As Nine Lives (short film, 2022)
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender (cartoon, 2005-2008)
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010, 1h 30m)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (film, 1hr 52m, 2007)
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once (film, 2022)
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop (film, 1h 27m, 2010)
  • Free Play: The Power of Improvisation in Life and the Arts, by Stephen Nachmanovitch
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel (graphic novel, 232 pgs, 2007)
  • Heavyweight (podcast)
  • How To with John Wilson
  • Intouchables (film, 120 min, 2011)
  • Magic Ship, by Mountain Man (album, 2018)
  • Others (short film, 2019)
  • Over the Garden Wall (cartoon, 10 episodes, 2014)
  • Parasite (film, 2019)
  • Searching for Sugar Man (film, 1h 26m, 2012)
  • Succession (tv, 2018-present)
  • Tampopo (film, 1985)

Darkness

Knowledge

  • The Art of the Steal (2009)
  • Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016, 1h 38m)
  • Stratechery (the weekly newsletter is free; I don’t always agree, but the coverage is enlightening)
  • Technology is Stupid, by by Marek Tuszynski, Tactical Tech (2020)
  • Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists, by Kay Larson

Meaning

  • Anima,” by Thom Yorke and Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Arrival (film, 2016)
  • Broken Earth trilogy, by N.K. Jemesin
  • Confronting Silence: Selected Writings, by Toru Takemitsu
  • The Icons Club (podcast)
  • The Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson and Ian Cameron Esslemont (1999-present)
  • Moonlight, (film, 2016)
  • Princess Mononoke (film, 1997)
  • The Sandman, by Neil Gaiman (comics, 1989-1996)
  • Uncommon Prayer, by Kimberly Johnson

Futures


  1. An icebox for intriguing content. A series of lists; something like a blogroll2 or bibliography. Just one place on the webring where knowledge can be found. ↩︎

  2. Unlike blogrolls of old, there is no unspoken expectation that anyone link back to my website. ↩︎