The best lazy Sundays are lazy Sundays spent gaming with my spouse.

While being lounged on by cats.

anyway. hello to the refugees from Tumblr. I hear Facebook is also cracking down on any acknowledgement that humans reproduce sexually.

TFW you're watching a 2-year-old Let's Play and you shout the solution to the puzzle at the screen while the player fumbles around for a while not getting it.

What I love most about news that Allo is shutting down is that I had no idea what Allo was in the first place.

(Answer: it was yet another Google chat service.)

Current status: Watching a Let's Play of the original Thief game from 1998 because it turned 20 years old last week. The graphics are dated but the gameplay is not.

Oh crud this cat version of “Fugue for Tinhorns” is gonna be a ton of work.

I’ve got the cat right here
Her name is...

When you're a cat
you're a cat all the way
from your first slaughtered rat
to your last screaming jay

Want more critical theory stuff? Lindsay Ellis has got you. The multi-part look at how the Hobbit movies turned out the way they turned out was my lure into watching more.

youtube.com/user/chezapoctube

Let's get back to film! I love Jenny Nicholson's extremely smart analyses of films, which are made easy to watch by a charming stream-of-consciousness vid style that makes you think she's just chatting at you.

youtube.com/user/JennyENichols

My kitten Oswin and I have been watching a lot of Paul Dinning's bird & wildlife videos together. She loves them. Well, she watches & attacks the screen. I try to do something else while she does this.

youtube.com/user/GoldfinchGard

Folding Ideas is about "deconstructing the craft of visual narrative" which is sort of like Rick Beato but for film instead of music. His three-video "Lukewarm Defense of 50 Shades" series is so great.

youtube.com/watch?v=qzk9N7dJBe

youtube.com/channel/UCyNtlmLB7

You already know I like Rick Beato's "Everything Music" channel. Want to learn about music theory, production, songwriting, and more from an endlessly enthusiastic expert? OH BOY.

youtube.com/channel/UCJquYOG5E

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