We strike a pose like Janus, the dual-faced god looking both to the past and future simultaneously, and mostly dig into other years throughout history that are held in infamy from our perch here at the end of 2020 and the dawn of 2021.
- JD’s Recommendation: One Piece
- JNM’s Recommendations: 1) Midsommar (Director’s Cut) 2) Ari Aster on Midsommar, Cathartic Endings, the Director’s Cut, and His Favorite Films 3) Ari Aster | Hereditary | Film Comment Talk 4) Ari Aster Discusses the Director’s Cut of Midsommar
Further Reading, Viewing, Listening
- Life for the Average Family During the Great Depression
- Memories of the 1918 Pandemic From Those Who Survived
- 536 AD — the worst year in history
- An Average Day In The Life Of A 14th-Century Plague Victim
- Daily life of the Athenian
- Everyday Life in Ancient Greece
- Every show-related link is corralled and available here.
- Heat Death of the Universe – @heatdeathpod
- JD Newland – @jdnewland
- Joshua Nomen-Mutatio – @ImbalancingAct
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