Links Keep Tumbling Down

It’s been a couple of months since the last installment of the ‘something good to read on a Sunday’ linkdown bonanza. We’ll see how far we can get down the accumulated backlog of goodness assembled in that interim. How far down the rabbit hole can you go?


A Hundred Years Podcast Episode 1—Cartoonists Farel Dalrymple and Brandon Graham discuss the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey and the Jack Kirby comic book adaption.

A Panel Shaped Screen: Rediscovering Moebius, the artist who influenced Sable (and a million other games) on Rock Paper Shotgun

“The Challenge: A tribute to Modern Art” by Herbert Kline, narrated by Orson Wells.


Saturday’s BBC 6Music Freakzone Playlist by Vicki Bennett, AKA People Like Us, is the best hour of listening that you will ever fail to complete the Sunday Times crossword during.

Unrest at Middle East June 9, 1991 — The setlist: Teenage Suicide / Wednesday & Proud / Cherry Cherry / Hydroplane / Yes She Is My Skinhead Girl / UFO (ESG cover)

Hollywood’s “Bible of the Entertainment Industry” Variety magazine presents this entertainment yearbook of 1977’s top attractions and stars. This special begins with a montage of highlights including the musical Annie, The Gong Show, the Junior Miss Pageant, Star Wars, Car Wash, Donna Summer, Charlie’s Angels, and Saturday Night Fever.

Barry Manilow, Steve Martin, Peter Frampton, Rose Royce, Kenny Rogers, and Andy Kaufman perform live. Also includes close-ups on Happy Days, Star Wars, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Laverne and Shirley, and The Sex Pistols along with some stars that we lost. Dionne Warwick, Alan King, Valerie Perrine, Telly Savalas, and Sada Thompson are your hosts.

Thom Yorke – Suspirium (Live from Electric Lady Studios)


Watch Oscar-Nominated Documentary Universe, the Film that Inspired the Visual Effects of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 and Gave the HAL 9000 Computer Its Voice (1960) – on Open Culture

The final part of Royal Ocean’s UPA series looks at how Communism, television, and a little nearsighted dude all led the studio to its untimely demise. (Part 3 of 3)

Obligatory Massive Attack Mezzanine XXI Interview:

Massive Attack: ‘I have total faith in the next generation’ —Guardian