Posts tagged “✅”

📚 Started Inside Voice today by Lake Bell on Audible—the blending of audiobook and podcast that Pushkin has been doing is really interesting. December 1, 2022
Has anyone had success setting up a custom email domain on iCloud+ with a domain from Hover? November 29, 2022
All of this just makes me want access to Tana even more now… I’m not sure what the public/sharing is like with Tana, but every other aspect is exactly what I want, need, in my life right now. November 29, 2022
Spent a good amount of time playing around with Capacities. November 29, 2022
Exploring using Capacities for my TV and Movie databases for 2023 instead of Notion. November 29, 2022
I thought paying for a year of Readwise Full might bump me up for Readwise Reader beta access… does not seem to be the case… 😞 November 28, 2022
A large part of me feels like I went down the wrong career path and should’ve been a magazine/comics editor (books too, but they feel a bit daunting to me, atm). November 26, 2022
Think it might be time to quit listening to podcasts again. November 24, 2022
Boom Studios has always had some fun books, but it feels like ever since Tynion’s Something is Killing the Children took off, they are really stepping their game up. November 23, 2022
Bummed that Mem still can’t hook up to Outlook calendar… November 22, 2022
And that I still don’t have access to Tana… November 22, 2022
Currently 85 songs into what I’m planning to be my 100 song magnum opus playlist. November 22, 2022
Now that I have a hosted micro. November 21, 2022
Americans (and likely all humans) should not have allegiances to politicians or political parties. November 21, 2022
Setting up a hosted micro. November 19, 2022
Currently have Are. November 18, 2022
Just set-up @humdrum2 as a secondary account to pull in other feeds like Are. November 18, 2022
Anyone have experience posting videos on micro. November 18, 2022
Thinking about starting a tumblr… November 17, 2022
I hope voters in GA don’t relax now that the Dems have held NV and with it, Senate control. November 14, 2022
Slight visual refresh on the blog today. November 9, 2022
It’s all up to Arizona and Georgia… November 9, 2022
Today was the first time I’ve voted not in person—pretty great experience. November 8, 2022
I currently have my status. November 2, 2022
Films I’m most excited to get my eyeballs on: Decision to Leave, Triangle of Sadness, TÁR, The Banshees of Inisherin, and Aftersun, Bardo, and Babylon. November 1, 2022
💬 F. October 30, 2022
Thinking of adding a Thursday issue to my Streaming Variability newsletter that focuses more on movies, box office, what movies are hitting theatres/streaming over the weekend, and general entertainment news… October 28, 2022
I know cable news is dying, but I feel like the NY Times is in prime position to standup a 24hr streaming news channel to overtake CNNs position as the go-to place for live news events. October 28, 2022
I’m curious what the make up of Twitter users are if you bucket them into three groups: users who hate Musk buying Twitter, users who love every breathe he takes, and those oblivious / don’t care. October 28, 2022
These comparisons are far from perfect, but I think they are directionally accurate. October 23, 2022
The word reinvention gets thrown around a lot in media, but is overused and overblown. October 23, 2022
Mubi Go looks really, really cool. October 21, 2022
Reading @jack talk about Tana makes me feel like it’s exactly what I want. October 21, 2022
I don’t use my X100S camera enough as it is, but I still fawn over one day having a Hasselblad 907X 50C and a Leica Q2. October 21, 2022
After seeing @gaby have a status. October 20, 2022
The Bulls win last night (and the NBA being back) has me so jazzed right now. October 20, 2022
Smoke today is, I think, the worst it’s been since I’ve been in Seattle. October 19, 2022
I’ve quickly become obsessed with Marvel Snap. October 19, 2022
At my first Kraken game and they go down 1-0 in the first twelve seconds. October 15, 2022
Whelp DC’s comics subscription just upped the ante big time with all comics being available just 30 days after print vs six months previously (and Marvel’s at three months). October 10, 2022
Because I can’t let things be… I now have three separate Substacks… working through getting everything tidy now. October 9, 2022
Whelp… I went ahead and started a new newsletter about the NBA and the Chicago Bulls… bullyball… October 9, 2022
After skipping The Problem with John Stewart completely last season, I really enjoyed the first episode of season 2 last night. October 8, 2022
I’ve gone six straight weeks of newslettering twice a week, which feels like a personal record. October 7, 2022
Absolutely loving this wallpaper for my iPhone. October 2, 2022
💬 Ken Burns: September 23, 2022
Paraphrased from Reservation Dogs 2:9 September 23, 2022
Dumb question: are there any image formats that can have text in the image act as links? September 21, 2022
Over the last eleven months, A Righteous Thirst For Vengeance has easily been one of my favorite comics and they 100% stuck the landing with the final issue. September 17, 2022
Started a new Twitter account to accompany the newsletter I’ve been doing for the last month all about TV and streaming… probably a bad idea… but it’s been decided… September 15, 2022
Kinopio launched as Kinopio 3. September 13, 2022
🎥 Elvis - ★★★★ September 10, 2022
I considering subscribing to mymind again. September 9, 2022
I’ve always been pro-notch and the new dynamic island notch animations on Pro’s is nifty. September 7, 2022
📌 What’s the Secret of Success in America? September 7, 2022
Woke up at 3:30 AM this morning to fly back to Chicago and went straight to Bob Chinn’s from the airport to surprise my mom for her 70th birthday. September 2, 2022
Coby White, Derrick Jones Jr. September 1, 2022
CARVALHO!!! August 31, 2022
Tried a new format for the newsletter, previewing the week in tv and tv news, and of course I forgot to check which shows were premiering and left off The Rings of Power and Rick & Morty… 🤦‍♂️ August 30, 2022
Got my wife AirPods Max for her birthday and I’ve been enjoying them quite a bit so far 😝 August 26, 2022
Getting frustrated with Hey… emails in my Imbox 🙄 are different across devices. August 25, 2022
🔗 Federal judge blocks HHS emergency abortion guidance - Literally living in medieval times. August 24, 2022
In the vein of All the Marvels, I’ve been thinking about trying to go back and read all the Batman and Bat-Family related books on DC Universe. August 22, 2022
I did not have “MoviePass makes a comeback” on my 2022 bingo card. August 22, 2022
I was surprised how much I liked the first episode of She-Hulk. August 19, 2022
Had to hop on a client call this morning and the only way I can describe my voice is that of someone who has found a way to sustain their life on nothing but cigars since they were four years old. August 8, 2022
Wish I was more productive when I’m sick. August 8, 2022
Safe to say I learned the answer to the first question here the hard way (with some googling). August 7, 2022
All set-up: https://omg. August 7, 2022
💬 René Vidal, Irma Vep: August 1, 2022
Just preseason, but I feel really good about Liverpool’s chances this year. July 30, 2022
📌 What’s the Deal With Water Bottles? July 29, 2022
When you miss a morning meeting with your client because the invite went to your junk folder, you know you’re in for a great day… July 27, 2022
📌 Waymo Cars, Honey Bears, and the Future of San Francisco July 25, 2022
Decided I needed a cross-platform task manager. July 25, 2022
Axios is reporting 67% of Americans (82% Dems / 57% Repubs) support SCOTUS term limits. July 25, 2022
Had put it off for awhile, but now that we’ve started, we can’t stop watching Loot. July 23, 2022
Back to Roam again (on the private side of things, at least). July 22, 2022
My mom has been making pretty intricate and nice looking hand-crafted cards (birthday, wedding, Christmas, etc. July 21, 2022
I’ve become obsessed with the Cookies & Cream Chex bars. July 14, 2022
A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance from Rick Remender and André Lima Araújo is truly brilliant. July 12, 2022
Aren’t many things better than a cold kolsch on the balcony on a sunny day in the summer. July 9, 2022
📌 Brett Kavanaugh’s Right to Dine Shall Not Be Infringed - Esquire July 8, 2022
To understand “the other side” better, I’ve started to expand my news sources and have taken another look at The Dispatch and The Bulwark, both of which are center-right Substack news orgs and this podcast/interview was a great place to start. July 7, 2022
Help Highland Park July 6, 2022
The Bear on Hulu/FX is very, very good. July 5, 2022
I hate to generalize, but… I’m back in Chicago for a couple days and food (and even beer) is just soooo much better here than Seattle 🤤 June 30, 2022
I love that the government times this shit perfectly. June 24, 2022
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The drinking of alcoholic beverages will commence quite early today… June 24, 2022
Just in case it was ever in doubt, America had to go and make it as clear as possible that it values guns more than women. June 24, 2022
Forgot to link to this previously: Track your Media - a little guide I wrote last week for Kinopio and how I use it for my TV and Movie tracking. June 20, 2022
11 US cities are hosting World Cup matches in 2026 and Chicago isn’t one of them 🙀 June 16, 2022
I feel like whenever I hear about a super smart persons writing/note-taking process it’s always something simple like Apple Notes. June 16, 2022
Given the (relatively simple) work I put in to be able to post to my blog through Discord, I’m now curious how much work it would be to build a small app that has a simple messaging-like interface for creating txt files in Dropbox to work with my Blot blog… June 9, 2022
Second test worked! June 8, 2022
This is test number two for Discord → IFTTT → Blog post June 8, 2022
Thinking about setting up an automation with Zapier that allows me to blog through a discord channel… June 8, 2022
Stage Manager*** and I think I have the right iPad Pro for it 🤞 June 6, 2022
Lock Screen widgets and Sleep Stages are the two things I’m really loookong forward to. June 6, 2022
📌 Plan a Routine June 3, 2022
Now that Bandcamp support deleted hundreds of unwanted albums I got in a 99 cent discography purchase because I said “why not? June 3, 2022
Don’t really like asking for this kind of help… but I figured I’d see if anyone in the micro. June 3, 2022
Finished season two of Hacks last night and it’s so great. June 3, 2022
Hi internet.. May 27, 2022
humdrum news vol. May 25, 2022
I wish Apple would do more with comics in their Books app. May 21, 2022
Considering moving my blog to micro. May 20, 2022
I really want Bike outliner for iOS. May 20, 2022
📌 Marvel Snap is a speedy digital card game from former Hearthstone developers May 19, 2022
Experimenting with the idea my designs could live in zine form on my Substack, for anyone who might want to follow along… A quick example in that issue, but I have some ideas to take a bit further still. May 11, 2022
humdrum news vol. May 10, 2022
Just yesterday I said I was going to drop are. May 6, 2022
humdrum no-news vol. May 6, 2022
📌 RRR - The Biggest Blockbuster You’ve Never Heard Of May 5, 2022
Thinking of ditching are. May 5, 2022
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📌 Why abortion rights are under threat in America from TheEconomist May 4, 2022
📌 What’s Missing from Samuel Alito’s Draft Decision to Revoke the Right to Abortion | The New Yorker May 4, 2022
📌 Alito’s Plan to Repeal the 20th Century May 4, 2022
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Watched the first episode of The Offer last night and loved it. May 1, 2022
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Dammit… just realized my last design said “2020” not “2022”… 🤦‍♂️ April 30, 2022
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📌 “Winning Time” Isn’t Just Deliberately Dishonest, It’s Drearily Dull April 24, 2022
Considering dipping my toes in RSS again. April 22, 2022
I’m 100% letting myself believe the Bulls have a shot in this series right now, just to make the inevitable defeat that much more painful. April 20, 2022
📌 Ep. April 19, 2022
📌 In Defense of Tucker Carlson Touting ‘Testicle Tanning’ April 19, 2022
Hints looks like a really nice app. April 18, 2022
Everything Everywhere All at Once is a must see. April 18, 2022
Went ahead and setup Osaka (Kinopio’s font) to be used in Drafts and it’s glorious. April 15, 2022
Instead I went ahead and made it extremely easy to post to my blog from drafts, eliminating the prompt step for tags and permalink/file name. April 15, 2022
Was thinking about setting up a new Twitter account with my semi- pseudonym “humdrum”, but between my blog and the fact Twitter keeps freezing up when I try to “sign up with Apple”, I gave up and decided against it. April 15, 2022
So apparently vanilla nitro Pepsi is a thing and I actually like it… April 13, 2022
📌 International Coöperation in a Bakery, in “Refuge” April 9, 2022
📌 Redesigning an App, One Day a Week at a Time April 7, 2022
📌 How Democrats Evened the Congressional Map — The Daily March 31, 2022
Playing around with the wiki again… probably a dumb decision that will die before it really gets started, but I’ve been itching for something that meets all my needs and I think it gets the closest. March 15, 2022
Enjoyed the first episode of Bomani Jones’ new HBO show, Game Theory. March 13, 2022
Anyone out there still watching The Problem with John Stewart? March 12, 2022
I gave up on The Ringer a bit ago, but they’ve been partnering with some smart people for podcasts lately. March 10, 2022
📌 50 // Build in public with Pirijan — Metamuse March 2, 2022
Finally got around to watching the first episode of [[Super Pumped]]… don’t really think it’s for me… I’m a big fan of JGL, but he just does not feel like the right person for the role to me. March 1, 2022
Last nights episode of Painting with John is an all-timer. February 26, 2022
If I take some time to figure out relational databases in Notion, I think I can get my calendar closer to where I want it. February 25, 2022
📌 Putin’s New Iron Curtain February 25, 2022
Built out a little calendar on Notion to keep track of upcoming tv shows, movies, and a few other things. February 24, 2022
Not that I need a new productivity tool in my life… but I think I might be diving into Notion here… February 24, 2022
📌 America Could Have Done So Much More to Protect Ukraine February 24, 2022
🇺🇦 February 24, 2022
Started All of the Marvels last night. February 23, 2022
Painting with John S2! February 20, 2022
Has anyone ever been contacted by a company after receiving the boilerplate rejection of “we will keep your resume on file and get in touch about future opportunities”? February 18, 2022
Current TV Schedule after finishing Ozark and Book of Boba Fett February 13, 2022
I’m actually kind of interested in CNN+ launching. February 4, 2022