Oprah’s Favorite Things — 2014

Just kidding. They’re my favorite things. Sponsored by Procrastination

MUSIC

0 Sylvan Esso - Sylvan Esso

0 tUnE-yArDs - nikki nack

0 Yellow Ostrich — Cosmos [their last album (sad face)]

0 Phantogram — Voices

Throwback Shout-Outs (for things I remembered from years past):

0 The Babies

0 the Eastern Sea

FILM

0 Begin Again

0 Neighbors

0 Guardians of the Galaxy

Bonus Article on “Post-Plot Hollywood” and Guardians for good measure: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-guardians-galaxy-movie-theaters-box-office-20140804-story.html#page=1

0 Spending too much time making movies that I didn’t actually have time to watch any (Timespace now available on Vimeo through Black Box Films, LLC — https://vimeo.com/ondemand/timespace)

Throwback Shout-Outs:

0 Chicken Run

0 Aliens

TELEVISION (AND TELEVISION LIKE MEDIUMS)

0 Black Mirror

0 You’re the Worst (complete with incorrect promo that I’m too lazy to update)

0 Veep

0 The Blacklist (Season One only! Not Season Two. Bad! Just enjoy James Spader and the action movie tropes.)

Throwback Shout-Outs:

0 The Office (in case you forgot what the Office was)

0 Party Down (in case you’ve never heard of Party Down)

FOOD

0 Pupusas

0 Poached Eggs from the Microwave

0 Cold brew coffee

0 Grand Central Market in Downtown LA (this one has an article!)

0 DELISH (The college cooking show to end all college cooking shows)

CULTURE? READING? IS THE INTERNET LITERATURE YET?

0 Darkmatter: http://darkmatterrage.com/

0 Serial Podcast: http://serialpodcast.org/

0 Medium (obviously): https://medium.com/

0 The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

http://www.amazon.com/The-Unwinding-Inner-History-America/dp/0374534608

Throwback Shout-Outs:

0 The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/

0 Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi (graphic novel): http://www.amazon.com/Persepolis-Story-Childhood-Marjane-Satrapi/dp/037571457X

PICTURES OF PRETTY HOUSES/APARTMENTS I’LL NEVER BE ABLE TO AFFORD

0 Ugh.

0 Sigh.

0 Weeps for what could be…

THINGS I SAID I LIKED THAT I REALLY DIDN’T

0 Summer

0 Frozen

0 alt-J’s New Album

Throwback Shout-Out:

0 Pinterest

MOMENTS? LAUGHS? MISCELLANEOUS?

0 This

https://i.imgur.com/GCrKE.gif

0 Also this

i.imgur.com/NuNKLJb.jpg

0 And this

https://i.imgur.com/LsKxwzD.jpg

0 Doing the Nekter Juice Cleanse

Things started well.

They didn’t end that way.

0 Crying at a McDonald’s in Sun City, AZ. Twice. One month apart.

Throwback Shout-Out:

0 When my parents became vegans two weeks after I stopped being a pescetarian (2011)

Cheers to 2015

Love,

2014

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