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Weekend Reads (Dec 31): Farewell Pikachu, Barnes & Noble, Mastodon, Public Domain Day

My Favorite Songs From 2022: Asunojokei, LN, Ronnie Martin, Steve Roach, Sally Shapiro & More

Playlist Breakdown: “Words” by Low

Weekend Reads (Dec 24): Messi, Movie Trailers, Mary Bailey, Antarctica

January 2023’s Best Streaming Titles: Black Dynamite, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Ghostbusters, Empire Records, The Raid 2

Weekend Reads (Dec 17): Christmas Movies, Angelo Badalamenti, Nuclear Fusion, AM Radio

Weekend Reads (Dec 10): Year-End Lists, Sad Christmas Songs, Douglas Adams

Weekend Reads (Dec 3): Chantal Akerman, Albert Pyun, Movie Trailers, Legos

Subscriber Playlist (December 2022): Close and Sacred

Opus Digest for November 2022

December 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Zoolander, The Royal Tenenbaums, Blade Runner, Knives Out

Weekend Reads (Nov 26): “Andor,” Shoegaze, Björk, AI Woes, Fake Scorsese

Playlist Breakdown: “Less Human” by Daygraves

Weekend Reads (Nov 19): Satanic Panic, 2022 World Cup, Elon Musk, Terrible Christmas Movies, Alaska

Weekend Reads (Nov 12): Mimi Parker (RIP), the Genius of “Weird Al,” Batman, Right-wing Harassment

Weekend Reads (Nov 5): “Black Panther,” PG-13 Movies, Netflix’s Ads, Liminal Spaces

Subscriber Playlist (November 2022): The Blackest of Gazes

Opus Digest for October 2022

Weekend Reads (Oct 29): U2, Halloween, Medieval Theology, The Rapture

November 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Harry Potter, “Enola Holmes,” Trevor Noah, Weird Al

Weekend Reads (Oct 22): The Cure, Tolkien, Kanye West, TikTok

Playlist Breakdown: “Morgon” by Demen

Weekend Reads (Oct 15): Mullets, “Mortal Kombat,” Hayao Miyazaki, Horror Movies

Weekend Reads (Oct 8): James Bond, Loretta Lynn (RIP), “Taste the Biscuit,” Gen X Politics

Subscriber Playlist (October 2022): Into the Abyss, Volume 2

Opus Digest for September 2022

Weekend Reads (Oct 1): Celebrating CDs, Spotify and Nazis, Roxy Music, the Middle Ages

October 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: “Spectacular Spider-Man,” “Mysterious Benedict Society,” Godzilla, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

Weekend Reads (Sep 24): “M*A*S*H,” Wokeness, MoMA, Evangelical Heretics, Floppy Disks

Playlist Breakdown: “Movies” by For Stars

Weekend Reads (Sep 17): “Turbo Teen,” Disney, D&D Racism, Jean-Luc Godard (RIP), Amish Romance

Weekend Reads (Sep 10): Tolkien, The 2022 Hugo Awards, Binge-Watching, MAGA Rap

Weekend Reads (Sep 3): Truth Social, Twitter, Fall Previews, Pastor Scandals

Subscriber Playlist (September 2022): Songs for the Cooldown

Opus Digest for August 2022

Weekend Reads (Aug 27): John Wayne, “Bubba Ho-Tep,” Cornerstone Festival, mewithoutYou, Black Hole Sounds

September 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: “Abbott Elementary,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Star Wars,” “Fight Club”

Weekend Reads (Aug 20): “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” Nihilism in the MCU, Frederick Buechner (RIP), Banning the Bible

Weekend Reads (Aug 13): The Simpsons & Church, GeoCities, Elon Musk, Crypto’s Cost, Excel Esports

Playlist Breakdown: “Bloodstreamruns” by Nature and Organisation

Excerpt: “The Expanse” Is Epic Sci-Fi Storytelling at Its Very Best

Weekend Reads (Aug 6): Nichelle Nichols (RIP), Batgirl, HBO Max, Nebraska Bands, Alex Jones

Subscriber Playlist (August 2022): By the Light of the Soleilmoon

Opus Digest for July 2022

Weekend Reads (Jul 30): Comic-Con 2022, The Cure, Black Metal, Beyoncé, Cultural Appropriation

Weekend Reads (Jul 23): The Beastie Boys, Damien Jurado, “Tron,” Rethinking Bathsheba

August 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Thief, Star Wars, Blazing Saddles, The Sandman, Star Trek

Playlist Breakdown: “Haze” by [.que]

Weekend Reads (Jul 16): “Stranger Things,” Roger Corman, “RoboCop,” James Webb Space Telescope, Johnny Cash

Weekend Reads (Jul 9): The Large Hadron Collider, James Caan (RIP), “Yu-Gi-Oh!,” Elon Musk vs. Twitter

Weekend Reads (July 2): “Stranger Things,” Mid-Year Favorites, TikTok, Crypto

Subscriber Playlist (July 2022): Within the Sound in Silence

Opus Digest for June 2022

Weekend Reads (Jun 25): “Arcane,” Krzysztof Kieślowski, Hip Hop, “Spaceballs,” Deepfakes

July 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Hot Fuzz, Mad Max: Fury Road, Big Trouble in Little China, Stranger Things

Playlist Breakdown: “In the Course Of” by South

Weekend Reads (Jun 18): Internet Explorer (RIP), Artificial Intelligence, Movie Dinosaurs, Kate McKinnon

Weekend Reads (Jun 11): Pizza, Online Privacy, “Akira,” the (Missing) Mother of God

Weekend Reads (Jun 4): Star Wars, Netflix, Supercomputers, Jor­dan Peter­son

Subscriber Playlist (June 2022): A Return to Summers Past

Opus Digest for May 2022

Weekend Reads (5/28): School Shootings, SBC Abuse, Star Wars, Black Holes, Depeche Mode

June 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Ms. Marvel, Alien, Doctor Who, Spiderhead

Weekend Reads (May 21): UFOs, Cannes, “Bluey,” Vangelis (RIP), Texas vs. Big Tech

Weekend Reads (May 14): iPod (RIP), Guns N’ Roses, Hackers, the New Doctor, Mullets

Playlist Breakdown: "Closetful of Churches" by Antarctica

Weekend Reads (May 7): Ranking MCU Movies, Narnia, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Black Holes

Subscriber Playlist (May 2022): Other Voices

Opus Digest for April 2022

Weekend Reads (Apr 30): Frank Peretti, Em Dashes, Neal Adams, Elon Musk

May 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Obi-Wan, Chungking Express, Stranger Things, Star Trek

Weekend Reads (Apr 23): “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” Netflix Woes, Culture Wars, the Big Lie

Weekend Reads (Apr 16): Commodore 64s, Web Renaissance, Twitter, Broadcast Reissues, Gilbert Gottfried

Weekend Reads (Apr 9): “Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus,” Martial Arts Movies, “Doctor Who,” Elon Musk

Playlist Breakdown: “This Twilight Garden” by The Cure

Weekend Reads (Apr 2): Spotify, Anime, the Oscars, Video Stores

Subscriber Playlist (April 2022): 30 Wishes

Opus Digest for March 2022

April 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Rurouni Kenshin, Russian Doll, Looper, Ong Bak, The Batman

Weekend Reads (Mar 26): Abbott Elementary, Lenten Movies, YouTube, Satoshi Kon, Choose Your Own Adventure

Weekend Reads (Mar 12): The Cure, Brandon Sanderson, “Choose Your Own Adventure,” Swedish Psychedelia

Playlist Breakdown: “Daglbundes” by Aindulmedir

Weekend Reads (Mar 5): Responding to Russia, Volodymyr Zelensky, Bandcamp, Comic Sans, Halo

Subscriber Playlist (March 2022): Better Late Than Never, Vol. 1

Opus Digest for February 2022

Weekend Reads (Feb 26): Tucker Carlson, Ukraine, Oscars, The Amazing Johnathan, Metaverse

March 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: Top Gun, The Adam Project, The Royal Tenenbaums, Moon Knight

Weekend Reads (Feb 19): “Evangelion” Crossover, Olympic Scandals, Halftime Show, NFTs, Wikipedia

Playlist Breakdown: “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” by Talking Heads

Weekend Reads (Feb 12): 2022 Oscars, “Jackass,” “Station Eleven,” Christian Metal

Weekend Reads (Feb 5): Joe Rogan, Substack Comics, Wordle, NFTs, Old School Hackers

Subscriber Playlist (February 2022): Vibrations From 46 Years of Life

Opus Digest for January 2022

Weekend Reads (Jan 29): “Fight Club,” Neil Young, Super Bowl LVI, Prayer Apps, Studio Ghibli’s Theme Park

Weekend Reads (Jan 22): An “Expanse” Extravaganza, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Weird Al, Wordle

February 2022’s Best Streaming Titles: “The Dark Knight,” “The Tree of Life,” “Key & Peele,” “Free Guy”

Weekend Reads (Jan 15): De La Soul, NASA, “Spirited Away,” Pixar, Wendy’s Twitter

Playlist Breakdown: "May All Saints" by Joy Electric

Weekend Reads (Jan 8): Looking Ahead to 2022, Marjorie Taylor Greene, BlackBerry (RIP), “The Matrix”

Subscriber Playlist (January 2022): Songs From the Electric Joy Toy Company

Opus Digest for December 2021

Weekend Reads (Jan 1): “Blazing Saddles,” Betty White, Web3, My Favorite Songs of 2021