This list is incomplete but I’ll do my best to add things as they’re remembered. Only adding media worth spending time with.


Reading in 2024

Martyr! by Kaveh Akbar

The Saint of Bright Doors by Vajra Chandrasekera

Children of Ruin by Adrian Tchaikovsky

When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamín Labatut

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff

All Systems Red by Martha Wells

The Fraud by Zadie Smith


Watching in 2024

Nikki Glaser: Someday You’ll Die HBO comedy special (NG killed on the Tom Brady roast too, the only part worth watching)

Hacks Season Three

Shōgun Season One (So very good)

Three Colors: White directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s in L.A. Limited Series

Three Colors: Blue directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

L.A. Story written by Steve Martin, directed by Mick Jackson

Au hasard Balthazar directed by Robert Bresson

L’avventura directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Ripley Limited Series

Three Body Problem Season One (Read and loved the books years ago)

Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, rewatch of Seasons One and Two

Showing Up directed by Kelly Reichardt

Godzilla Minus One directed by Takashi Yamazaki

All of Us Strangers directed by Andrew Haigh

Past Lives directed by Celine Song

Fallen Leaves directed by Aki Kaurismäki


Video Gaming in 2024

Stellar Blade on PS5 (I love a good perfect parry)

Splatoon 3 on Switch (I’m a regular casual player of the Splatoon francise and the Side Order expansion pack was terrific fun)

Hogwarts Legacy on PS5