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Metric @ ACL Festival, Zilker Park

October 12, another anniversary for the weirdest Unix command-line tips site you’ve never seen. a happy 6th to ye, Unicks Bestiary

“a corner of cognitive real estate occupied by this ongoing transaction” – this Cal Newport post, though about email, also explains why some Slack users are so frustrating to me. e.g., the ol’ ask-a-question-in-a-channel-and-then-disappear-for-an-hour trick

beautiful story of a successful author investing in his local community: Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

the masterminds of Thievery Corporation returned to Jamaican influences (and artists) on 2017’s The Temple of I & I, and it’s so good. recommended track: Letter to the Editor, featuring Racquel Jones (good video, too) 🎵

Upland Brewing’s Bourbon Barrel Teddy Bear Kisses
#saturdaybeer #cheaphoteldrinkware 🍺

McSweeney’s: Dear Leaders of the World: Get Your Shit Together

It’s a hot mess & your policies are only making it hotter, so if you could stop burning the house down long enough for us to graduate into a world that isn’t a complete hellhole, that would be great.

Saint Arnold Brewing’s Oktoberfest
#saturdaybeer 🍺

just finished my first full book on the clever Serial Reader app (The Picture of Dorian Gray). there are lots of older & public-domain titles on my list, anyway, & I found the 10 to 20-minute chunks of reading each day fun & easy to stay on top of. recommended! 📚

another concert-related New Tunes Tuesday: the latest from Bleached, who I saw last night: Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? I normally deduct a point for whistling, but “Hard to Kill” is such a good song, I’ll let it slide this time 🎵

Bleached @ Barracuda 🎵

North Coast Brewing’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Rasputin XXI
#saturdaybeer 🍺

Save the World Brewing’s Gladius Dubbel
#saturdaybeer 🍺

Summer Cannibals @ Mohawk 🎵

hey it’s (New Tunes) Tuesday again already. since I’m seeing them live tomorrow night, how about the newest from Summer Cannibals, Can’t Tell Me No. for a standout track, let’s say the first one, False Anthem 🎵

Denton County Brewing’s Dopplebock
#saturdaybeer 🍺


yet another exhibit in the case for avoiding Amazon like the mess it is

Buffalo Bayou Brewing’s Joyful Almond
#saturdaybeer 🍺

McSweeney’s: We Need a Wizard Who Can Appeal to the Moderate Orc Voter

Of course, Saruman’s record isn’t perfect. He said at one time that Rings of Power were good for Elves. We know that’s an outdated attitude. But that was more than a thousand years ago.

thinking about subscribing to The Athletic, any existing readers out there have a referral code they’d like to share? ⚽️

this Russel Taine Jr. set was an American dream @ Hole in the Wall 🎵

chilling, from The Texas Observer

In the U.S., the Immigration Act of 1924 — which established the Border Patrol — was another piece of legislation based on the principles of racial purity and white supremacy. Hitler praised this law enthusiastically…

Real Ale Brewing’s 19th Anniversary Baltic Porter
#fridaybeer 🍺


Saint Arnold Brewing’s Cascara Coffee Stout
#saturdaybeer 🍺

Saint Arnold Brewing’s Comeback Wit (@ St Arnold’s beer garden)

Brooklyn Brewery’s Brooklyn Local 1
#saturdaybeer 🍺

wow. I knew it was bad but didn’t know it was that inarguably bad

This is literally textbook racism. The [EEOC] offers “Go back to where you came from” as its example of potentially unlawful harassment on the basis of national origin.


Los Campesinos! @ Mohawk Austin 🎵

guess this t-shirt I’ve been wearing out this last month needs replacing: NOT ENOUGH STARS ON THIS ONE, BABY! 🇺🇸⚽️🏆 (cf. this 2015 tweet 😊)

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