Jan 16, 2017

Aurora's "Nature Boy"

Aurora's "Nature Boy"

For some reason I missed the trailer to the new Alien: Covenant picture. It looks alright by me, but what I really liked about it was a subdued cover version of Nat King

Dec 30, 2016

The obligatory end-of-year post

The obligatory end-of-year post

So, 2016, right? What a roller-coaster. Leonard Cohen died. Fortunately, he managed to release one final album, out of which emerged my personal song of the year. I hope you all have a

Oct 19, 2016

Through a "River of Ink"

Through a "River of Ink"

"River of Ink", the debut novel of Brit Paul M.M. Cooper, is a marvel. I'd not heard of the man until he did his Reddit AMA a few months back,

Jul 13, 2016

The Evernote conundrum

The Evernote conundrum

It's the middle of July, and for everyone familiar with the progression of months, they'll be aware that August will follow suit. For me that means that my yearly Evernote subscription will renew.

Jul 1, 2016

Open Club Sandwich

Open Club Sandwich

There is this place in Vienna called "Oben", which basically means "at the top". It actually is at the top of a building, namely the main building of the

Jun 13, 2016

Brined pork belly

Brined pork belly

To everyone who knows me a bit, the revelation that I'm partial to pork roasts will be no revelation at all. But, I adhere to a kind of roast that's unusual for Austria

Jun 3, 2016

Do androids dream of video-frames?

Do androids dream of video-frames?

What happens when a machine learns to watch films? If you've ever wondered, you'll find this article fascinating. If you've never wondered, you'll find it interesting still.

Dec 28, 2015

My best of everything in 2015

My best of everything in 2015

It’s been a while since I wrote end-of-year lists, but in light of my re-emergence on this very (digital) soil, I’ll give it a shot this year. I’m taking my

Dec 23, 2015

Of sausages, turkeys and trees

Of sausages, turkeys and trees

Before I started writing more again, the latest blogpost on here was one about Christmas. Short and quite to the point. Despite its almost three year tenure as this blog’s top post,