I’m starting to visit The Players’ Tribune more lately — personal stories and essays from professional athletes give sports fans (average joe) like me an interesting glimpse into the thoughts and psyche of millionaire athletes.
Case in point: Raps forward Patrick Patterson’s 1,200 word rant on why there shouldn’t be a Space Jam sequel.
Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak , John Feeney, National Film Board of Canada
Fascinating and beautiful short about the Cape Dorset printmaking “scene” in the 60s. Featuring the work of Kenojuak Ashevak, a pioneer of modern Inuit art.
Reissued in 2012 off the Big Beat Records label, here are a bunch of nugs from the criminally underrated psych and garage scene of late 60s Memphis.
A lot of songs from this compilation are produced by the legendary Jim Dickinson, as well as Terry Manning (another Memphis legend who worked with Big Star and put out an absolute smoldering solo album, Home Sweet Home).
Via 67psych (YouTube)
In honour of the Goil winning their first game in the new barn, let’s look back at the wistful time before cat-men overtook Edmonton and built their tire fortress on Whitemud Drive. Comic by Mike Winters.
Via Cartoon Machine
Snippet of an amazing live in the studio performance. Happy Friday all!
Via Open Culture
From BOC’s live album Some Enchanted Evening. Happy Friday all!