Reading: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
Audio: A nostalgic Bauhaus binge
Video: American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
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
Reading: Graham Greene, Brighton Rock
Audio: A Spotify playlist called “The 80s All Lined Up.” Springsteen’s “The Wild, The Innocent, & The E Street Shuffle.”
Video: Mr. PP and I recently watched “Dunkirk” on TV.
Art: Thinking about the American Watercolor movement lately at work.
Drink: Kobrick’s coffee in a French press
Reading: The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
Audio: I’m on a Rasputina kick again, for some reason, and I’m already sorry I’m going to miss their upcoming April NYC show.
Video: Black Mirror, Season 4
Art: I need to see the Grant Wood show at the Whitney, but I probably won’t get there for a few more weeks…