Stephen Schenkenberg

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2019-05-16: Three episodes into Decomposed, a fabulous new podcast about classical music hosted by Jade Simmons. …

2019-03-01: Recommended 🎧: The new Lomelda record, “M for Empathy”, 11 songs and just 16 minutes long. Unlike …

2019-02-28: Finished “What We Lose,” the debut novel from Zinzi Clemmons about a young woman living …

2019-02-27: We binged “Russian Doll”. Absorbing and original. Killer soundtrack. Streaming on …

2019-02-24: “A Suspense Novelist’s Trail of Deceptions” — An unreal New Yorker feature by Ian …

2019-02-13: Liked this this quote/pic posted by a company I really enjoy following online.

2019-02-09: Favorite song of the year so far: “Dylan Thomas” on the Bridgers/Oberst combo record (Spotify).

2019-02-08: Crib crasher

2019-02-08: Finished and really enjoyed the BBC’s recent four-part “Howards End” adaptation. …

2019-02-06: Dana Goodyear: “Blurred Lines” — Fantastically interesting and smartly plotted New Yorker profile of …

2019-02-06: Enjoyed this Kara Swisher interview with executive recruiter James Citrin, who’s working at …

2019-01-14: Terry Theise on "a Fine Kind of Melancholy" From the wine importer’s crisply written and life-philosophy-framing book Reading Between the Wines, …

2019-01-11: “What It Felt Like When ‘Cat Person’ Went Viral“ — Kristen Roupenian on the bizareness …

2018-11-07: Late thanks to EQ for having me on as a guest on the Bourbon Friday Show. Enjoyed talking about …

2018-11-06: “Maybe the ocean is nothing / except the sound of being born.” — From Ben Purkert’s poem “News”

2018-11-05: “A Black Rear Extension Was Added To A 1960’s Brick House In Sydney“ — Stellar and surprising.

2018-11-03: Forest Young on The Design of Business, The Business is Design — Terrific interview with this Wolff …

2018-10-31: “How I Built This” on Betterment — I’ve been impressed with this offering in recent years and …

2018-10-30: In The Atlantic, Nathaniel Rich on “William Vollmann’s Brutal Book About Climate Change”. Sounds …

2018-10-30: Link of the day: the International Institute of St. Louis. Grateful it exists. Proud to support it.

2018-10-28: Finished season one of “Succession.” Stopped midway through, for its sourness, then …

2018-10-23: “The Girlfriend Elegies” — Striking poem by Rebecca Morgan Frank

2018-10-23: Grateful to have received a copy of this beautiful 928-page collection, out for readers everywhere …

2018-10-18: Sylvain Labs on The Entrepreneurs — Really enjoyed this podcast episode about this new-to-me design …

2018-10-18: William T. Vollmann on WWI — A fantastic and original new historical/personal essay in Smithsonian.

2018-09-28: “Yelp for Noise” — Perfect Talk of the Town piece.

2018-09-27: Saunders on Tweedy — Yes to both.

2018-09-24: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” — Annie Dillard, “ …

2018-09-23: “A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or …

2018-09-15: David Mitchell: “Start With the Map” — Good fiction-writing advice from one who knows.

2018-09-13: “This Architect Built A Home Office Out Of A Shipping Container” — CONTEMPORIST — Svelt and elegant.

2018-09-12: Jessie Greengrass: “Sight” I’ve been knocked over by the beauty and control of Jessie Greengrass’s short debut novel, Sight, …

2018-08-26: Chilly Gonzalez on The Monocle Weekly — I’ve listened to his solo piano albums at work through the …

2018-08-25: Actor André Holland on “Freh Air” — Wonderful. Need to rewatch Moonlight.

2018-08-19: “20th-Century Women” — Really enjoyed this original, sensitively made movie. Poignant, …

2018-08-10: “Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change” — Nathanial Rich’s whole-issue article …

2018-08-08: Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, by Ben Sonnenberg — Just re-read this oddly …

2018-08-07: Swisher on Zuckerberg — Sharply drawn, from a place of knowing.

2018-08-04: “An Account of My Hut” — Memorable and personal climate change essay by Christina Nichol, published …

2018-08-02: The Ringer’s “100 Best TV Episodes of the Century” — Great stuff, slickly presented. …

2018-08-01: “Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me” — Not surprised to see online pal Matt Bucher make an …

2018-08-01: “To White Noise” — Exquisite parenthood poem by Carrie Fountain.

2018-08-01: At the recent 2018 American Marketing Association Nonprofit Conference, each speaker (myself …

2018-07-30: At least once a week, Day One reminds me of an ‘On This Day’ journal entry from a past year. …

2018-07-30: Our house suddenly feels warmer with the recent arrival of this 1963 Wurlitzer Spinet. Props to the …

2018-07-30: Kottke highlights this sweet NYT slideshow of parents trying to apply sunscreen to their kids’ …

2018-07-30: Good for the juicy NYT Mag piece on GOOP for being worth it.

2018-07-30: “Ottessa Moshfegh’s Otherworldly Fiction”: Highly intrigued by this New Yorker profile. …

2018-07-30: Screenplay-worthy New Yorker profile of a grizzled, worldly DEA informant.

2018-07-29: Wearing Mama’s black jacket for warmth, Leo turned curator, leading the way.

2018-07-17: Calder

2018-07-11: Connected

2018-04-07: Mona Hatoum’s “Hair Necklace,” shown in a slide from her packed-house talk today @pulitzerarts.

2018-01-15: The new Blues blanket is everything

2017-12-31: SLAM’s impressive German collection has this effect on a lot of visitors

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2017-12-22: “Betty,” an all-time favorite.

2017-12-07: Remembering William H. Gass, who died yesterday at 93. A great fortune of my life has been to know …

2017-11-19: Family fun in KC. Thanks for joining us, @fourletter — and for the 📷!

2017-11-04: Checking out Mama’s latest show @pulitzerarts