Sunday, January 03, 2016

2016 Media

We are heavily influenced by various stimuli, so I wanted to keep track of the various words and pictures flowing through my head. I'll collect the majority of them here, updating throughout the year.

Readings
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
Myths of Nutrition and Fitness by Anthony Goodman (The Great Courses, audio)
Thinking about Cyber Security: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare by Paul Rosenzweig (The Great Courses, audio)
The Truth by Neil Strauss
Superforecasting by Tetlock and Gardner
Caught in the Pulpit by Daniel Dennett and Linda LaScola (only half read)
How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication by Anne Curzan  (The Great Courses, audio)
Getting Even by Woody Allen 
Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson by Gore Vidal
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency by Annie Jacobsen
Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
How to Think about Machines that Think (ed. Brockman)
Sapiens: A brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark
Red: A History of the Redhead by Jacky Collis Harvey
Misbehaving: The Making of a Behavioral Economist by Richard Thaler
Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Kinds of Minds by Daniel Dennett
Necessary Illusions by Noam Chomsky

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Things Fall Apart (didn't finish)
Debt: The First 5000 Years by David Graeber

Movies
Champs - decent, so many leeches
The Martian - enjoyable
Searching for Sugarman - touching if not entirely true
Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?  - largely a failure
Home - adorable
Showdown in Little Tokyo - cheesy but entertaning
Steve Jobs - excellent acting and writing
The Big Short - great film (albeit angering)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - entertaining
Deadpool
Remember the Titans
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (x3)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Creed
Terminator: Genisys
Kickboxer Vengeance
The Killing Joke
The Maze Runner
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
Civil War
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
I, Robot
Central Intelligence
Star Trek: Beyond
A Christmas Story

TV
Attack on Titan
Ballers (S2)
Black Mirror
Modern Family
Flash
Full Frontal with Sam Bee
Justified
Last Week Tonight
Lip Sync Battle
Luke Cage
Big Bang Theory
Narcos (S1, S2)
One Punch Man
Suits (S5)
Supergirl (S1,S2)
Fresh Off the Boat (S2)
Key and Peele (S3, S4, S5)
X-Files
The Daily Show
The Roast of Charlie Sheen; Rob Lowe
Daredevil (S2)
Scandal  (S1, S2, S3, S4, S5)
Stranger Things
The West Wing (S1)
Rick and Morty (S1, S2 again)

Podcasts
The Agenda
Planet Money
Freakonomics
The Current
CBC's Ideas
Hardcore History
The National - At Issue
Infinite Monkey Cage
Canada Land
Under the Influence
Philosophy Bites
99% Invisible
The Reality Check
Mating Grounds
EA Radio
Sam Harris

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