There was an exciting change in the lineup of children’s programming at PBS a few weeks ago, when the Teletubbies were moved from their oh-seven-hundred hours slot and were replaced by Boohbah. If you think the Teletubbies were trippy, you’re in for a surprise. As an adult operating in pre-caffeine mode, this show can seriously leave you slack-jawed and drooling. There’s no way this can be anything but a huge hit with the dorm room stoner crowd.
Here’s a nice article about the show and the child psychology thinking that went into it.
Music: Stream from Groove Salad.
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.