Category: media consumer

  • (i reread) the dark forest

    It’s only been a couple years since I finished my initial read through of the (English) trade paperback edition of The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin, but I’ve been working my way back along the thread of the trilogy in audiobook format again this year and early this morning over coffee I completed the second…


  • (i watched) asteroid city

    Being a Wes Anderson fan used to mean you were into weird and artsy-slash-eclectic films, but lately it just means that you’re probably just the one who is weird and a little artsy-slash-eclectic. Wes Anderson films have fallen into a kind of mainstream formulaic pattern that is so acutely focused that (apparently) you can download…


  • otherland

    One of my goals, though it likely seems a little underwhelming to many, is to read at least two books per month: one fiction, one non-fiction. Just two? I’m a slow reader, for a start. I don’t skim. I absorb and re-read, and then usually pause at the end of a chapter to let things…