In Apple’s latest The Rock x Siri advertisement you can hear the Wilhelm Scream at 2m43s. After the episode of Twenty Thousand Hertz about its backstory, it’s hard not to find it everywhere.
Jeff Rosenstock’s WORRY. came out last October. Since then, I’ve listened to it dozens of times. I can’t think of an artist that I’ve listened to more over the years. His writing and music style just blows me away.
Vault 11 in the game Fallout: New Vegas contains an interesting experiment: how would people react if an authority tells them to sacrifice one of their own? Oxhorn examines the vault and draws parallels to the Milgram experiment. Excellent worldbuilding.
I’ve been listening to The History of English Podcast. It’s not easy to binge but it’s a mainstay in my weekly podcast rotation. I’m currently around the fall of the Roman Empire. It’s fascinating that our alphabet has bounced between cultures but with only minor changes.