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Town Hall #13: Pests

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Judgement Day flooded our household – an insect apocalypse! We fumigated our home after a long battle with termites, mice, and carpenter bees. Honey now drips from the ceiling in our bedroom. I’m not joking.

Yet pests remain. Trifles gnaw at my discipline. The Internet™ vies for my attention. Ego and self-doubt battle for my mind. Ephemera eats my time.

Your skull cannot be tented nor fumigated. Reduce distractions; insulate your attention. Rid yourself of negativity; don’t let mind mold fester. Take your trash out; get a therapist. Proactively prevent pests from getting in your head.


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Podcasts

Books

review ★★★☆☆ Last Argument of Kings :: Joe Abercrombie
review ★★☆☆☆ Before They Are Hanged :: Joe Abercrombie
review ★★★☆☆ The Blade Itself :: Joe Abercrombie
review ★☆☆☆☆ Company of One :: Paul Jarvis
review ★★☆☆☆ Fair Play :: Eve Rodsky
review ★★☆☆☆ Station Eleven :: Emily St. John Mandel
review ★★★☆☆ We Are Never Meeting in Real Life :: Samantha Irby
review ★★★★☆ Story of Your Life and Others :: Ted Chiang

Music

★★★★☆ The Smiths :: Hatful of Hollow
★★★☆☆ The Olivia Tremor Control :: Black Foliage: Animation Music
★★★☆☆ Regal Lily :: The Post
★★★☆☆ Into It. Over It. :: Proper
★★★☆☆ Arca :: KiCk i
★★★☆☆ Anomalie :: Métropole, Pt. II
★★★☆☆ A Skylit Drive :: She Watched The Sky
★★☆☆☆ Sonata Arctica :: Winterheart’s Guild
★★☆☆☆ Menomena :: Friend and Foe
★★☆☆☆ Emily Keener :: I Do Not Have To Be Good
★★☆☆☆ Elephant Gym :: Under Water
★☆☆☆☆ Perfume :: Cosmic Explorer
★☆☆☆☆ Panic! At the Disco :: Vices & Virtues

Videos

Images

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