Happy rainy Wednesday…
In “whatever happened to…” news: Gary Valentine, former member of Blondie, is now going by his real name of Gary Lachman and has dedicated his life to exploring the world of esoteric philosophy. Here’s a long, detailed interview about his work. Who knew?
During the Egyptology craze, Victorians held “mummy unwrapping” parties. As an archivist/historian, this causes me almost physical pain. As a spooky librarian, I wonder if there were any resultant hauntings. Or diseases.
Archaeoacoustics! Fascinating stuff about the history and experience of sounds in places. In a more modern context, here’s some information about the current sound(maps) of London.