★★★ The sun rose later still, making it even harder to get up and out the door, and then it pushed the school-bound children along the sidewalk.
Classical Music Hour with Fran Detail, ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ by Hieronymous Bosch Last week I posed the question of the spookiest piece of music, decidedly landing on Saint-Saëns’s Danse Macabre.
Breaking News They found the missing bride and she is living. They found the boys floating on the ocean in their little yellow raft.
It truly is a golden age. Photo: John Fraissinet Life is hard. You live each day with the awareness that you will die.
Watch the Amy Winehouse documentary on Amazon Fandango/YouTube I don’t know what the weather’s like where you are, but here in New York it is rainy and cold.
Maybe you should just stay indoors until spring. New York at noon. Photo: Colin Poellot It’s cold and dark and dangerous and it’s only getting worse.
★★★ A beam of sun, bright flame-orange, came in the bedroom window from the west. It was cold enough to get the younger boy’s vest out of the closet and to carry it to school beside him and back again unworn.
Pearlfish live inside their host’s anus, just like you and me BBC/YouTube Out here in the animal kingdom, we’re all about taking things one day at a time.
Apple picking, Bernie Sanders, and iPhone updates Image: Shinya Suzuki Hillary is whooping it up at HQ with her longtime staffer Huma.
Soundscan Surprises, Week Ending 10/20 Back-catalog sales numbers of note from Nielsen SoundScan. Photo: Deirdre Woolard The definition of “back catalog” is: “at least 18 months old, have fallen below №100 on the Billboard 200 and do not have an active single on our radio.” According to the Corpus Christi Caller Times, Selena’s sister Suzette gave a preview of the new limited edition vinyl of the late Latina singer’s posthumous greatest hits record, Ones.
Liana Finck’s cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker. Her book is A Bintel Brief. This cartoon strip is a spin-off of her Instagram feed, @lianafinck.
Say goodbye to the light. New York at noon. Image: Eric Vondy So the sun sets tonight at 5:59 PM. After that you’ve got about ten more days until the sun starts setting before 5 PM.
★★★★ One building stood awash in coral light in the slow-arriving morning. Low sun raked the edge of the schoolyard, scintillating in the little chains by which decorations dangled from the backpack of a child who was dangling from the middle third of the tall chain-link fence, unsure how to go up or down.
The Lautman Variations If You Give A Mouse Another Cookie was originally published in The Awl on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
What Should I Be For Halloween? Be an adult. Image: Valerie “I still haven’t figured out what to wear for Halloween.
You Don’t Need To Come Up With A Solution To Say That There’s A Problem Maybe we’re cynical because things are so terrible.
Besides the fact that they’re not very good at it Image: jpowers65 The main reason is simple, I think, a very “American” reason.
Places I Puked When I Had Food Poisoning And Episodes of “Westworld,” Rated A double listicle with a lot of commentary HBO/YouTube Have you been watching “Westworld?
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If you aren’t sad and blue you haven’t realized it’s only Tuesday yet. Photo: Katherine Kenny Here’s another one from Many Voices Speak, who did that amazing version of “Blue Moon” from a couple weeks back.