Author Archives: dgm

Trevor Noah on George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper

I watched the following video from Trevor Noah speaking about the protests and I was greatly moved. While I’ve long known that are deep structural problems in our society, Trevor brings a succinct perspective on the events unfolding around America … Continue reading

Zach Youngs is 'Not Lonely in the Dark'

My dear friend, Zach Youngs is one of the most honest and genuine people I know. Zach’s blog is chock full of cogent movie reviews but his recent entry, Not Lonely in the Dark is a look into his love … Continue reading

Mary Neely in Quarantine

since I’m single in the quarantine I’ve decided to reenact moments from my favorite musicals so it feels like I’m in love — first is LES MISÉRABLES Mary Neely All of these are brilliant, some of the best acting, directing, … Continue reading

Jojo Rabbit

I went into Jojo Rabbit not knowing much about the film. I haven’t been paying much attention to movies lately and hadn’t seen a full trailer or read a single review (don’t worry Zach, I’ll be reading yours just as … Continue reading

The Egg

For as long as I’ve known about the Kurzgesagt YouTube channel I’ve been a huge fan. They usually make great scientific videos, but in this team-up with Andy Weir (author of The Martian amongst other fine works) they’ve gone into … Continue reading

Lanman Adventures

Some dear friends of mine — Rachel and Jon Lanman — have been on a number of amazing skiing and backpacking adventures. Lucky for us, they’re both fantastic writers and have made a blog to tell us all about them … Continue reading

Lost Designs: Awesome Note

I was going through a bunch of my files a fews days ago and came across an app design I made in May of 2014, which I had completely forgotten about. There aren’t many designs of mine that I love … Continue reading

Playdate Fan Art

Panic is a fantastic software and game company (I use their Transmit app every day). Yesterday they announced their new game console called Playdate. It looks like a lot of fun so I made some wallpapers in tribute. Expect to … Continue reading

How the Moon Was Made

Sarah T. Stewart presents her fascinating theory of how our magnificent moon was made.

'Fundamentally Wrong'

WARNING: the linked articles contain extreme descriptions of violence. John Gruber on Daring Fireball writing about the the Verge piece The Trauma Floor: The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America: There is something fundamentally wrong with a platform that … Continue reading