In anticipation of Radio 4 broadcasting a new production of Hamlet, I finally compiled my Hamlet playlist in a shareable form. Foolishly I started this at about 10:30 pm, so now I’m all hopped up on Hamlet right before bed. You’d think a girl would learn …
I know not all of my followers live in L.A., but those who do, I am compelled to inform you your radio dial has buried treasure, which you can find Mon-Thurs nights at 10 on 89.3 KPCC in the form of a little radio show called Q. I loved this show for years in Canada and now they’re sharing its greatness with the States, so take advantage of it.
And if you don’t live in LA, or any of the other US cities who host this northern guest on their lineup, or in its home and native land, it’s available as a podcast, which I know all too well as I’ve just caught up on 21 hours of it. But it was worth it. It’s that good.
Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson, 1872-1912
Most wonderful person who ever lived.
A heads-up now I’ve got a few posts on deck: I’ve started a new Tumblr devoted to my hero, Dr E.A. Wilson. Having gone most of my life without a hero, it’s rather gone to my head, but I am very pleased with the one I ended up with as he’s solid gold from top to bottom and has been a life-changing influence. I’ve got a couple months’ worth of material queued up so far, so if you’d like to meet this amazing person, follow and get acquainted.
I found Edward Gorey’s house.
BBC News just can’t be bothered today.
A few picks for this week and next on the BBC, and my list of podcasts which are trying gamely to substitute for the iPlayer.
Wolverine fan art! I think he looks best shirtless and bloodied.
So good to see Kenny’s drawings again …
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I thought it a good time to dig up these old chestnuts … though why chestnuts would be underground I’m not sure. Truffles, maybe, or is that giving them too much credit?
Reblogged for that time of year …