Impressed with BuzzFeed and their style guide’s insistence on removing spaces and hyphens. This from a recent update. How long until we get to ‘crosspost’?
I have struggled to make a really good cacio e pepe—my method works well perhaps 25% of the time. (When it doesn’t work, it’s never bad, just not perfect.) I’m looking forward to trying this foolproof cacio e pepe recipe from Smitten Kitchen.
Supper Mario Broth is a great blog dedicated to the most obscure Mario trivia, glitches and such. The author has struggled financially, so he’s set up a Patreon to keep it going.
This is a remarkable overview of how Back To The Future made it from script to screen. One fun detail I never knew was that studio boss Sid Sheinberg didn’t like the film’s name, thinking it too ‘genre’. His suggested title wasn’t all that great, though.
A great look back at the lyrics of Silver Jews’ David Berman.
This oral history of GoldenEye 007 is full of stuff I never knew, such as how the iconic multiplayer mode was added right at the end of development, with Nintendo essentially unaware of its existence.
Canadian Gold Rush town filled with speculation over discovery of mysterious buried safe:
Everybody wants to know what’s inside, but we checked with heritage resources and the local museum and neither of those people seem to be interested in it.
Who are these incurious people?!
Here’s a nice review of five Teenage Fanclub vinyl reissues: Bandwagonesque, Thirteen, Grand Prix, Songs from Northern Britain and Howdy!. I particularly love the first three.
I’m a big fan of Alan Jacobs, despite some ideological differences. But to use this mathematical phrasing in Q3 kinda defeats the answer to Q4, no? There’s “so much of it”, yet it must also be infinitesimally small…
Photographer Steve Roe uses a fractal lens to “transport today’s Tokyo streets to 2049, or perhaps even 2077.”
After what felt like decades of unbearable heat, we finally got some rain and hail. It’s at least 10°C cooler than yesterday, which makes playtime a bit more comfortable.