Have you grown weary of the material world? Would you like to find solace in ideas that transcend the current state of reality? For those in need of a pick-me-up, I invite you to sample the semi-regular posts and illustrations I contribute to SuperOptimist.com. Shown above: Henry Miller, who made a recent appearance to deal with the ghosts that follow us everywhere.
Now for less than a cost of a steampunk-brewed coffee in Brooklyn, you can take yourself past the beach, the water park, even Europe, and enjoy the ride of your life into the outer reaches of the universe. Try the book that Kirkus calls “an eclectic, entertaining and often enlightening examination of the inner workings of the mind.”
Here is a new full-length recording from The Burlinson|Whitten Trio, which has absolutely nothing to do with advertising save for this post asking you to give it a listen. “Velodrome” feature 13 tracks, one of which concerns bicycling though not the competitive kind. Another is about a modern day Sisyphus called, appropriately enough, “C’mon Sisyphus.” And there’s one tune sung entirely in French, which is a stretch since neither Burlinson nor Whitten speak the language fluently. We hope you enjoy it.