Saturday Tweets: The Chapel Perilous

Two self portraits by Edvard Munch–one during and one after suffering from the Spanish Flu.

Make a simple sifter coffee roaster

“Black Swan” author Nassim Taleb on warnings over systemic risks from global pandemics

Museums reveal their creepiest objects in Twitter battle

It Came From the ’70s: The Story of Your Grandma’s Weird Couch

The Bread Influencers

Flock of sheep visit empty McDonald’s restaurant during lockdown

Super-rich jet off to disaster bunkers amid coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus Is the Crisis of Conspiracy Theorists’ Wildest Dreams

QAnon-ers’ Magic Cure for Coronavirus: Just Drink Bleach!

The Secret History of Marxist Alien Hunters

Cardboard Space Igloo for Cats

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