Recording a complete history of visits to the Criterion Closet, complete with a list of the most popular selections.
My 30th year was one of drastic ups and downs. Even writing this now, three weeks removed from the new year, I’m finding it difficult to focus on the good of it. Nevertheless, I’m committed to the bit. So here’s 2023.
365 more days repressing the sad thoughts with media. As is tradition, here they are, my favorites for the year.
These are all of the Letterboxd Support tickets I've opened, categorized by their current status.
In the early hours of December 27th, 2023, my grandmother passed away following a short battle with cancer.
This upgraded version of the list is complete with notes detailing on which of all 16 Letterboxd featured lists each film appears.
In an effort to close some loops on my Letterboxd stats, page, I've compiled a list of the most shared and critically acclaimed movies on the major lists and have prioritized watching them.
It’s only within the past year or so that I’ve properly dived into the world of Apple Automation. The result is a handful of “set and forget” actions that help with night time routines.
A few weeks ago a person next to me at a Milk Carton Kids show asked if I would be posting the shots I took at the gig. I tried not to be cold, but I think I disappointed her with my answer.
As my 31 Days of Halloween Challenge becomes less so, I'm changing up the format.
I love link blogs. I follow a bunch of them via RSS and read them every day. They're light, interesting, and random—pulling videos, images, and stories from corners of the web I wouldn't normally visit. Curated link blogs are incredibly valuable, but some go sour.
So, another Twitter clone. I'm present on all of them, active on one. And while I don't need Meta's take on microblogging in my life, I know it's the most likely to last. The advantage being a built-in network of 2 billion users.
Last week I noticed a friend of mine logging a handful of Max Flesicher's Superman shorts from the 1940s. These are currently streaming on Plex and so I thought I'd revisit them as well. The problem was that neither the sound nor the picture quality there was very good. And so I Googled...
Of the many Letterboxd features I've been crossing my fingers for, proper tag management has been at the top of my list for a long time. Somehow it debuted without my notice some months ago.
I had an afternoon as a passenger in a car the other day and spent it playing through this game. I progressed through levels 1-6 in about 20 minutes. I was stuck on level 7 for hours.
It's Revenge of the Fifth and I have a quick Star Wars history lesson for you, inspired by a May The Fourth purchase. Let's dive into the history of Star Wars (1977) posters.
Gosh, I love Letterboxd. It's absolutely my favorite service and so much more than a film diary. It's a brilliant discovery platform, mostly due to the many lists created by the platform's audience. I've talked before about how I make...
Mae, Jazz and I moved into our first house this weekend and, although I'm physically occupied with turning it into a home this week, I can't help but think back fondly about the apartment we just vacated.
Since leaving Substream 2014 and hanging up my column at AltPress soon after, I haven't done much writing about music. This week, an old pal called me out of retirement.
This post collects some of my favorite power-user pointers for organizing and promoting films, lists, and diary entries on the platform.
A quick and dirty FFmpeg command to convert your video to a toot-friendly format.
This year has felt particularly long, but my memory of it feels very short. Maybe it’s the effects of Long COVID, maybe it’s age. I’m nearly 30 after all.
Twelve more months on God’s green Earth, absorbing hundreds more hours of media. It’s only right to denote them, once again, for future nostalgia.
For over 6 years, Deanna Chapman published weekly conversations with a wide variety of guests. Today marks the 300th and final episode of the Welcome To Geekdom podcast.
In what may be the last episode of the podcast, Jacob Tender, Mike Comite, and Deanna Chapman discuss Aliens.
It's not as hard as it feels.
Seeing some fun ChatGPT prompts and responses floating around the net today, I thought I'd throw in a few of my own. To my great delight, all of them were readable, accurate, and passed any plagiarism tests I could throw at them.
Those songbirds which transcend conventional ability and became something altogether more greater. I listen to these artists when I want to feel a higher power.
Can we admit that, by and large, the Internet was a bad idea? As someone who's made most of their nut and name on the Internet in some fashion, I'm convinced most of it is garbage. This is my list of sites that have only given me joy.
In light of the meltdown of Twitter following Elon Musk’s $44B purchase of the platform, there’s a lot of buzz and confusion about this new(ish) platform. This post should serve as an introduction and layman’s guide.
For the last three years, I've taken on a personal challenge to actually watch 31 horror movies during the month of October.
Brushes with celebrity.
These programs have indelibly marked my life with joy.
These are the words that make me feel most like an illiterate moron. I'm exposing myself here. Red squiggles and all.
The set, which arrived on my doorstep a few weeks ago, is massive and extraordinarily well-assembled.