Through Lines 045

A thankful toque tip to @stewf for this lengthy, entertaining, and insightful interview or maybe conversation between the inimitable John Cleese and Eric Idle following the release of Cleese’s memoir “So, anyway…”

  • More fodder for the catastrophe that are NFTs — and maybe blockchain in general. Required reading if you’re even thinking about getting into that Ponzi scheme.
  • It turns out Finicky is the software I knew I needed but didn’t know existed. Thanks to Mike Davidson for digging this up.
  • These Fathers of American Design caps from Poster House in NY made me smile, though I’ll admit I’m also a little sad to think that two of the three aren’t still with us.
  • Matt Shilan’s paper engineering work is some kind of wonderful magic.
  • Smart idea and execution of this logo for the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
  • Looking forward to Annie Clark’s (aka St. Vincent) next reinvention.
  • Kathryn Hahn is a National Treasure. I may have said that before, but it’s true.
  • I think we all know it’s not just email that’s making us miserable, but of course, the real clincher is the underlying thing so many technologies take away.
  • The official McLuhan Tetrad board game is almost here!
  • Need to try this method the next time I make eggs.