The Mossletter 17

Hey Friends,

Breathe. Just breathe … We’re gonna make it.


🧠 Muse From Around The Way

John, Paul, George, Ringo and Grit.

There’s the joke about how everyone remembers where they were when they first heard The Beatles had broken up, even the people who weren’t born yet.

‘American Psycho’ Business Card Scene Remade With Cats

If Patrick Bateman bragged about his pet instead of his business card, ‘American Psycho’ would’ve been a great cat movie.

Collectors Lisa Young and Steven Abraham Are Building Community with Asian Diasporic Artists

Since buying a photograph by Aïda Muluneh in 2018, Lisa Young and Steven Abraham have amassed an impressive collection of works by emerging artists of color.

🎧 On Repeat

‎Beneath the Eyrie (Deluxe) by Pixies

While not exactly a “cheery” lift for this day and age, the grit-level feels … appropriate? Spinning fairy-tales and telling it like it is — they’re just as musically tight and layered as ever. Is it surf-punk? Is it neo-folk? Not sure, but if you don’t need your rock delivered in a tidy little genre-box — the Pixies are (still) here to sprinkle a little magic dust onto your world.

🍿 Popcorn Break

The Ancient Art of Painting on Water (3:27)

🗣 Poll Vault

Last Issue’s Poll: How do you feel about podcasts?

The Mossletter Poll: Mossletter Frequency

If you could change the publishing schedule — how often would you prefer to receive the Mossletter?

Photo by Arash Asghari on Unsplash

🖋 Parting Words

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius, Philosopher