Ventipop #231 :: Glitter Bombs, Best TV, Calm, De-Clutter & Merry Christmas
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TV :: Patriot (Seasons 1 & 2 Streaming on Amazon)
I cannot even begin to tell you how much I’ve enjoyed binge watching this show over the past week and a half. So different, so funny, so intelligent…did I say how different and weird? So weird. Give it three minutes and if you don’t love it, it’s not for you. If you do enjoy the first three minutes, then you’re cool. Ok? Ok.
20 Favorite tv shows watched this year
Full disclosure, there are few shows on everyone’s best of the year list that I haven’t watched yet but intend to at some point. These shows include: Succession (HBO), Homecoming (Amazon), Sharp Objects (HBO) and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 (Amazon). The shows I have selected are the ones I enjoyed viewing the most this year.
Killing Eve (BBC America)
Mr. Inbetween (FX)
The Kids Are Alright (ABC)
Better Call Saul (AMC)
Making It (NBC)
The Terror (AMC)
The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix)
Little Drummer Girl (AMC)
Salt Fat Acid Heat (Netflix)
Rewatched Series of the Year: The Sopranos (HBO)
’The only disability is a bad attitude’: Syracuse recruit lets friend with cerebral palsy take center stage:
For the Love of God!
Snaps & Buckles & Things
Bloomberg has published an extraordinary collection: The Year in Pictures 2018
Your face is your passport. Facial Boarding is the here and the now.
I hope I get some picnic pants and gardening sleeves for Christmas.
You can judge a book by its cover and here are the best book covers of 2018.
Stockholm replaces adverts with directions to homeless shelters this winter.
In addition to the picnic pants, if someone bought this new John Deere 30 Second Oil Change, I’d be okay with that.
Speaking of new things, every year Popular Science puts out their list of the best new things in Aerospace, Gadgets, Auto, Home, Security, Entertainment, Recreation, Health, Software and Engineering. View the entire ‘What’s New Awards 2018’ here.
Per Vox, 2018 wasn’t a complete horror show. Here are their Four Things That Got Better (probably).
Brilliant last minute gift for the history buff in your life: Letterjoy
Or…who wouldn’t want a shelf in the bathroom?
It’s about time. 8 Things To Get Rid of Before the New Year.
Video Killed The Radio Star
Behold the best news bloopers of 2018:
Adam Sandler took a somber tone on Tuesday to remember the late comedic actor Chris Farley on the 21st anniversary of his death (NSFW):
It’s a stressful time. The presents. The wrapping. The decorating. The cooking. The baking. The dressing up. The grooming. The cleaning. The traveling. The hosting. The attending. The relatives. The worrying. Luckily, there is Calm. The #1 app for meditation and sleep. Voted by Apple as the 2017 App of the Year. Get it for yourself or give as a gift:
Master Class In Determination & Appreciation
A Little Kick in Your Life in 1971
“Kindness is a bridge between all people…”
Merry Christmas, Grace & Peace To You & Yours,