via the Action Bronson episode on Sound Exploder http://songexploder.net/action-bronson my YouTube 'research' has thrown up my latest obsession - shadow music of Thailand - a combination of western pop music of the 60s and 70s filtered through 'traditional' sensibility of the music of Thailand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiHQ5hKMJpw It has a kind of funky otherness and sounds a little like the amazing Ethiopian Funk music of the 70s but a little more generic, maybe as the audience started off as American GIs
films recently have been eclectic - Oceans 8 clever but maybe not quite sharp enough, First Reformed is a begrudgingly sparse experience which will stay with you. To all the boys I've loved before is a sweet rom-com experience. Ideal Home has some really funny moments but needs more and Steve Coogans portrayal of a gay man was difficult to watch - it tread a stereotypical line, and for me often crossed it. Rhett and Link appearance on the wonderful hot ones https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAzrgbu8gEMIIK3r4Se1dOZWSZzUSadfZ has led me to their playfully serious YouTube channel - check out I am a thoughtful guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6y7YOlldek and go from there...Rap Battele of Manliness is also a winner.