MF: OK, this isn’t in any respect new, however I used to be simply … Schitt’s Creek form of bought me via the pandemic. I used to be late to it, it took a short while to get into it, but it surely simply is the best present ever. It is so humorous. It made me so joyful and I want I had by no means watched it so I may begin in the beginning and rewatch it once more, and I am so envious of people that haven’t watched it but and may simply leap in.
LG: Sure. Laborious endorse. Additionally I am liking that we’re preserving on theme right here with actual property as a result of they lose their residence after which they’re within the motel. Did you watch this Netflix particular the place they went behind the scenes on the finish of season six?
MF: No, I have never. Oh, I nonetheless have one thing left to look at.
LG: Sure. It’s so good. Tears, sure. It’s important to watch that.
MF: All proper, that is superior.
LG: Eliot, what’s your advice?
EB: Additionally not terribly new however I just lately listened to the podcast Fiasco, which is by a buddy, the season on Iran Contra, which I knew nothing about and is completely fascinating. The place basically we have been … I am already going to mess this up. We have been buying and selling cash for arms involving Iran and contras in Latin America, and Oliver North and Reagan and a complete bunch of enjoyable Senate hearings that … This enormous scandal however actually form of slipped via with out an excessive amount of injury.
LG: And what is the identify of that podcast once more? Fiasco you stated?
EB: Fiasco. Yeah, disclosure it is by a buddy, Leon Neyfakh, who did Gradual Burn at Slate.
LG: Oh, Gradual Burn’s actually good. Should be actually good.
MC: Someplace in a closet I’ve a Shred ‘Em Ollie bumper sticker. Should you keep in mind the whole lot was shredded.
LG: Mike, what’s your advice?
MC: So, I need to advocate a streaming music platform, it is referred to as Mixcloud. I believed that everyone had heard of this however I have been telling individuals about it and I’ve found that loads of my pals haven’t heard of it. So, I’ll advocate it right here on the present. You could know SoundCloud as a spot the place DJs have been placing their mixes up for lots of years, so for those who’re into digital music otherwise you take heed to DJs who submit loads of jazz and hip hop and reggae and stuff, you’ll for a very long time discover loads of that on SoundCloud. In recent times, SoundCloud has shifted its enterprise mannequin to be extra about individuals who create authentic work and fewer about individuals who submit mixes and DJs and stuff like that. So, loads of DJs have moved over to Mixcloud.
Mixcloud has been round nearly so long as SoundCloud, however its platform is geared in direction of individuals who make mixes. And there is only a wealth of wonderful stuff on there. Should you like hip hop, for those who like acid jazz, for those who like Sixties soul, for those who like rock regular, for those who like psy trance Burning Man music, it is all on there. You may observe the tags to seek out individuals that you just like, you observe them, you see what they’re listening to. You get new suggestions. It is a world group so there’s loads of stuff from Europe and Latin America and Asia. It is actually great.
It is a platform, it is free to hear. There are paid tiers, however you get loads of out of it without cost. So, that is my advice. Should you’re on the lookout for some adventures in sonic hour lengthy journeys, take a look at Mixcloud. Lauren, what’s your advice?