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Friday, September 8, 2023

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Honestly, getting swallowed by a whale doesn't seem so bad. Unlike watching The Whale, which was horrible.

Item 2: a list

Four Songs About Washington DC, ranked

  1. “Washington, D.C.” - the Magnetic Fields
  2. “Chocolate City” - Parliament
  3. “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” - the Postal Service
  4. “The Washington Post March” - John Philip Sousa

Item 3: a media recommendation

This town banned cars (except tiny electric ones)

Item 4: word of the week


Dr. Furlong leaned close over her patient's face, peering through her magnifying glass until she spotted it - the left eye's fovea. With one hand she held the eyelids apart. With the other hand, she reached a finger towards the eye. As her finger touched the cornea, unthinking, she emitted a reflexive "boop".

Item 5: a photograph

Harold Fisk, Mississippi River meander map (1944)

See also: Jason Kottke on the Fisk Mississippi meander maps; Jason Kottke on Jason Kottke on the Fisk Mississippi meander maps.

See ya!

Thanks as always for reading. See you again next week!