Saturday Linkages: Covid and Non-Covid

Hermann Hendrich, Parsifal.

Mike Davis on Coronavirus: “In a Plague Year”

What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage

This Pandemic Is Not Your Vacation

Take a break from the covid links:

Make your own chalkboard paint with Eric of Garden Fork (and send Eric some love–one of his dogs passed on this week)

Masoor Dal (Spiced Red Lentils) Recipe

Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

The Eruption of Mount Edgecumbe

Fall into a German symbolist interweb hole: Nibelungenhalle and Walpurgishalle

Free opera all the time thanks to the Met–watch Verdi’s Macbeth tonight and if you didn’t get enough Wagner last week they are streaming Parsifal Thursday April 9th

Saturday Linkages: #quarantinecats

An overflowing pot of bean recipes

Some guidelines for dealing with coronavirus in your home and community

The Cloistered Garden

Nassim Taleb on BBC4 on why this is not a “black swan”

Some magazines I read: The Idler, The Baffler, Jacobin, Mortise and Tenon, Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding

‘Honest Labour’ – the Column that Named the Book

The Mystic And The Warrior

Slavoj Zizek, Jordan Peterson and the Toilet Paper Candidate