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movies knives out (no, not the new one) white noise (netflix) why did we watch this again? pinocchio (netflix) - very good. would recommend. the menu (on the plane) - very good. would recommend. jurassic world: dominion (amazon prime) - amusing, would not recommend. ticket to paradise (on the plane) - saccharin. would not recommend. patagonia films (on the plane) - i’ve been watching these on flights lately. they really make me feel like i’ve been living my life wrong....
books the high sierra: a love story (kim stanley robinson) i’m a fairly recent convert to KSR’s stuff. i’ve loved all of it and this is no exception. this is the first bit of non-fiction i’ve read by him. honestly, i don’t know if he has more. having done a limited amount of hiking in the sierra’s, i was hooked and burned through this a bit faster than i expected to....
links, etc In ‘Doppelganger,’ Naomi Klein Confronts the Other Naomi - The Atlantic this is messed up. super interesting, but messed up. Close to 2,000 Environmental Activists Killed Over Last Decade - Yale E360 via the orange site. this is really disturbing. it’s happening a lot in emerging markets and developing economies. that it happens enough to warrant classification, should be surprising but is admittedly kind of shocking to me.
links, etc ‘Off-the-charts records’: has humanity finally broken the climate? | Climate crisis | The Guardian it would seem so. still worth the read. America’s Surprising Partisan Divide on Life Expectancy - POLITICO i’m not surprised by this. at all.
links, etc MADE Bike Show Archives - Escape Collective to. much. bike. pr0n.
links, etc Grand Marais in Minnesota Is America’s Best Small Lake Town of 2023 travel and leisure picks up on the beauty that is grand marais. ‘bout time.
links, etc Florida’s War With Invasive Pythons Has a New Twist | WIRED between reading this and watching “killing it” (highly, highly recommended by the way) i’m really beginning to think that there is a legit python problem in florida. David Brooks: The New Old Age - The Atlantic i dug this a lot more than i thought i would - clearly i’m getting older.
links, etc How Americans Are Reacting To The Maui Wildfires yeah, maybe the wildfires in maui aren’t the ones that we should be gauging things off of. but still - this has been the summer of apocalypto. Russia’s Ghost Ships and the Evolution of a Grain Smuggling Operation - bellingcat ship-to-ship grain smuggling. da fuq? Did a Journalist Violate Hacking Law to Leak Fox News Clips? The Government Thinks He Did....