So us Phoenicians are suffering through a major heat wave. It’s very strange to talk to family and friends in Sweden, where the temperatures are dropping to below freezing at night, the rain falls horizontally, and it’s time to dig in for the winter, while we’re cranking the air conditioners and swearing at the blasted heat.
OK, weather gods? It’s time. Let us at least wear sweaters at night, OK?
Music: Martenot Waves by Meat Beat Manifesto
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.