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Top Ten for June 12, 2022

“What Are You Willing to Do”

Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms and History of Mass Shooters – two studies that contradict but contain interesting detail and argument

Panel discussion on Is Russia Fascist? Unraveling Propaganda East and West

Thane Gustafson interviewed on Klimat: Russia in the Age of Climate Change – mentioned in the interview is a primer on hydrogen energy from the Economist

Never did I think we'd get a fourth season of Borgen but we have and it's terrific

Quentin Tolimieri’s Monochromes – maybe the most significant piano repertoire expansion since Ligeti’s Etudes (recorded recently by Danny Driver), and so far the record of the year

The endless parade of hilarious and absurd DALL•E mini creations

Footage of a Min Tanaka-Derek Bailey performance

Fascinating “conversation” with an AI – language processing has become so good this is no indication of sentience at all, but it's compelling reading

There Is No Antimemetics Division – coming very late to this (from 2015) but still fantastic


Top Ten inspired by Greil Marcus’ long-running columns

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