The hype around the Panasonic RR-DR60
A look at lore surrounding the legendary Panasonic RR-DR60. How did the late 1990s audio recorder become a device that now sells for $4,000-5,000 USD on eBay? What makes the DR60 so special? Highlights include: * plenty o' nostalgia (and skepticism) * a digression about hard drives (everyone's favorite) * some
A meandering week (Learning Things: May 22, 2021)
This past week has felt especially meandering to me. Time seems slightly twisty; I've found myself repeatedly writing the date as either March 2023 or May 2025, so I'm not sure what that's about. I suppose I should just be grateful that my brain finally feels like it's broken out
Dark forests and notable trees (Link Roundup: May 9, 2023)
Here's some stuff I've enjoyed reading, playing, and listening to lately.
Spirit boxes and paranormal nostalgia
A deep dive into nostalgia, liminality, and the paranormal.
Following a vintage automatic writing planchette ad down a rabbit hole
Digging into the backstory of an ad in Mystic magazine.
Is the Panasonic RR-DR60 worth it?
Musings on an expensive and hyped piece of tech.
Starting the biodata sonification build (Learning Things: April 10, 2023)
Biodata sonification supplies and Erik Satie-inspired automatic drawings.
I asked ChatGPT to create and code paranormal investigation gear for me
I wouldn't say that it went "well."
Trusting your own perception
It's hard to trust yourself.
On humanity, writing, and digital dead malls
Are our errors what make us human?