What I'm podcasting, comic-book reading or tweeting lately:
Podcasts: WHYY's The Statue, a short-run podcast about the statue from Rocky III, its uneasy place in IRL Philly history and what makes a monument (and who decides); Radiotopia Presents: Bot Love; WYPR's Essential Tremors, especially the Carl Stone and Mary Halvorson episodes; NPR's White Lies; Aquarium Drunkard's Transmissions, especially the Beauty Pill episode.
Comics: One-Punch Man by One; Heavy Liquid and 100%, both by Paul Pope; Best Wishes by Mike Richardson and Paul Chadwick, a surprisingly sweet rom-comic about wishes and chance from the writers of 47 Ronin and Concrete, respectively.
Tweets: "Increased ribbit amplification"; white evangelism whitewashed Lonnie Frisbee; this Christian Music Tournament bracket, which, of course, I had to fill out.
In a busy (and stressful) season at work, so keeping it short this time around so the mixtape doesn't pile up with too many jams! —Lars Gotrich
Stream the Viking's Choice playlist via BNDCMPR. Follow my Bandcamp collection. Tracklist below:
MC YALLAH, "Sikwebela"
Jon Sebastian, "I Get Wet"
Natural Information Society, "Stigmergy"
Robert Ffrench, "Roots Man Session"
Witch Prophet (feat. DillanPonders), "Energy Vampire"
Houy Meas, "Gon Som Meri Kon Mdong"
Daisies, "Is It Any Wonder?"
Rei Bruxo, "Lucky sem Pozzo"
Battle Born, "Blood and Fire"
Wovenhand, "Chest of Drawers"
Annelies Monseré, "August"
Bill Orcutt, "The Life of Jesus"
Xiao Yun, "Purple Garden"
Jayda G, "Circle Back Around"
Who Is She?, "My My Orca Card"
Mt. Misery, "Sunday Song"
Militarie Gun, "Do It Faster"
Botanist, "Angel's Trumpet"
M. Sage, "Crick Dynamo"
Witte Wieven, "Drogbeeld"
Mayssa Jallad, "Baynana"
Cynic, "Thinking Being (Demo 1990)"
Manuel Mota, "folha 7"\
Old Saw, "Bobcat Sarbande"\
Jeffrey Silverstein, "Cowboy Grass"
Tiny Ruins, "Dorothy Bay"
Rahill, "I Smile for E"
The Vampires, "Khan Shatyr"
People's Temple, "Jangling Tune"
Dim Wizard (feat. Steve Ciolek, Jeff Rosenstock, Illuminati Hotties), "Ride the Vibe"
Parker Allen, "Afterbirth"
Faron, "Moon's Tear"