Reading: Leïla Slimani’s The Perfect Nanny
Audio: The Police (my brother occasionally reminds me to go back and remember how great they were)
Video: The final episodes of “Game of Thrones,” of course. Valar morghulis.
Reading: Emma Baxter-Wright, The Little Book of Schiaparelli. Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol.
Audio: All the songs from Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, after seeing the revival at Lincoln Center two weeks ago
Art: It’s all Frida Kahlo all the time right now.
Video: Parfum (Perfume), the new Netflix thriller series
Reading: Catching up on my New Yorkers, and just starting Ali and Nino by Kurban Said.
Audio: The soundtrack from “A Star is Born” (with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper) on Spotify. No shame.
Art: “It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200“ at the Morgan Library
Video: Inspired by the above, planning to re-watch Ken Russell’s Gothic (1986)
Eats & Treats: Everything pumpkin spice!!!! Yes, I’m kidding. I’m not really a fan.
Reading: Marta McDowell, The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books (a gift from Mr. Professor; highly recommended!)
Audio: Went to see my longtime musical love Lloyd Cole at City Winery; now I’m playing and replaying lots of his albums in the aftermath
Art: A recent visit to the Whitney
Video: “McQueen,” the documentary film about designer Alexander McQueen