Tony from Starship Sofa sez, "Launching today Friday 13th sees a new horror podcast from StarShipSofa called Tales To Terrify. This will be a sister show to the Sofa but dealing with scary character driven horror stories. The host of this weekly podcast is award-winning writer and narrator, Lawrence Santoro."
Foley artist Richard Hinton is a master at making the goopy, slurpy, shimmery, grumbly, and slithery sounds you hear in nature documentaries. His work can be heard in series like "Planet Earth II," "Our Planet," and Disney's "Bears." From Insider: While a spider is normally too small for a human to hear, the TV series… READ THE REST
From Consequence of Sound: The baby, named Luca Yupanqui, is the soon-to-be child of Psychic Ills bassist Elizabeth Hart and Lee "Scratch" Perry collaborator Iván Diaz Mathé. Yupanqui created the songs on her album using biosonic MIDI technology that translated her in-utero movements into sound. The MIDI device was hooked to Hart's stomach, recorded the vibrations created… READ THE REST
Information designer and musician Carni Klirs was struck by the data, and its unique presentation, in the recent New York Times article "How 425,000 Coronavirus Deaths Added Up." The article represented individual deaths as dots spread out vertically on the screen. The swaths of white space indicated the time between milestones of 25,000 deaths. For… READ THE REST
You've probably manned a grill or two in your day. You've stood over enough burning coals and seared enough animal flesh to have a pretty good idea of whether a slab of meat is properly cooked or needs some more time over the fire. But … do you really? E. coli contamination in ground beef makes… READ THE REST
If you really want to make Dad happy for Father's Day, give him the means to get away from it all. The job, the responsibilities, the family … maybe even you! Dad might even be so touched by the gift that he'll forget his natural inclinations for peace and solitude and let you come along.… READ THE REST
Sometimes, the world can bring back something that might have been headed for the dustbin of history if fate hadn't intervened. Case in point: journaling. While the art of chronicling your life and activities hadn't disappeared, it was definitely waning before last year. Then, COVID hit — and many of those who faced anxiety and new… READ THE REST