36 In which we discuss our current favorites, including some items that are only tangentially related to stationery; ponder how our choices change over time; touch again on FOMO; and discuss whether it’s technically possible for Less to mansplain.
(One note: Lenore’s audio, recorded from Skype, was really bad in this episode–gaps in the middle of words, dropped phrases, skips and snags. Some of it could be stitched back together, but it’s still rough in spots.)
One other note (from Lenore): we had a somewhat lengthy discussion in taping in which I recalled that Picasso’s Blue Period was thought to have been related to his cataracts. After recording, I looked this up and it turned out it was actually Monet, not Picasso, and I had a couple of other comments in the discussion as well that weren’t quite right (I was recalling things as they came up in conversation, but hadn’t directly researched them ahead of time). I didn’t want to put stuff out there in the podcast that was incorrect, so I cut those sections, but the science turned out to be really interesting, so I dropped the last two links above into the show notes. I’d love to revisit some of these ideas in a later installment!
Episode 19.3.14 (short): In Which We Are So Tangential
This week your intrepid hosts are fighting travel, inclement weather, scheduling difficulties, noisy family members, technical difficulties and illness, so we went back into the archives for a short cut of some previously unreleased “so much more.”