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JFRO'S 2023



Format once again ripped off shamelessly from the Librarian in 

Black:


Books -- The Fraud, Systems Collapse, The Persian Boy, No Gods for 

Drowing, Wool, Exhalation, The Man Who Invented the Computer, 

Empire of Pain, And The Category Is..., Heart of Stone, A Deadly 

Education


Comics -- Monica, Kill 6 Billion Demons, Webcomic Name, Daughter 

of the Lillies, Achewood


Movies -- Godzilla Minus One, The Jade Raksha, Polite Society, John 

Wick 4, Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Shiva Baby, Spider-man: Across 

the Spiderverse, Vesper, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among 

Thieves, Center Stage 


TV Shows -- Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, Warrior, Star Trek: 

Strange New Worlds, RuPaul's Drag Race, Loki, Slow 

Horses, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities, Perry Mason, 

The Sandbaggers, The Only Murders In The Building, The Peripheral, 

Ted Lasso, The Mandalorian, Better Call Saul, Dungeons & Drag 

Queens, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners


Albums --Pillows And Prayers: Cherry Red Records 1981-1984 (40th 

Anniversary Edition), C85, Bloodywood: Rakshak, Gotta Get A Good 

Thing Goin': Black Music In Britain In The Sixties, Colour Haze: 

Sacred, Foam Giant and Flavor Crystals: Under The Trees, 

Green/Blue: Paper Thin, Guided By Voices: Scalping the Guru, The 

Hu: Rumble of Thunder, Magic Shoppe: Mono Lake, Nebula: 

Transmission from Mother Earth, Nini Music: Legends EP, Ruby The 

Hatchet: Fate Is A Cruel Master, Savage Republic: Tragic Figures 

 (40th Anniversary Expanded Edition), Valley of the Sun: The Chariot,

Cherry Stars Collide: Dream Pop, Shoegaze, Ethereal Rock 1986-

1995,  Acid King: Beyond Vision, Baroness: STONE, Deerhoof: 

Miracle Level, dissociate: Opt Out EP, Isaak: Hey, 

Protomarytr: Formal Growth In The Desert, Royal Thunder: 

Rebuilding the Mountain, She's Green: Wisteria EP, Slowdive: 

Everything Is Alive,


Songs --She's Green: "Smile Again", Chatham Rise:"Splinter", Pabllo 

Vittar, POCAH: "Bandida", Zookëper and Future Class: "Close My 

Eyes", Dorian Elektra: "Freak Mode", We Are Scientists: "Less From 

You"


Apps --Tumblr, Reddit, Bluesky, iNaturalist, Librarything, Pocket, 

CorelDraw 2021, Tinkercad, Cuttle.xyz, Audacity


Devices --paper cutter, awl, laser engraver, 3D printer, iPad mini 6, 

iPhone 15, Kobo Libra 2


Events --Caterwaul Fest, 1000mods/Valley of the Sun, Elder/Ruby the 

Hatchet, Slowdive, Convergence, Murakami: Monsterized @Asian 

Art Museum, Brunch @Roxy's Cabaret, trip to Duluth, ToshoCon, 

Chinese Ritual Bronzes @MIA, Llamas @Arvonne Fraser Library, 

Museum of Russian Art


Items of clothing -- velveteen romper, Chelsea boots, orca pilot hat


Reddits--AITA, DiWHY, Old Hag Fashion, Party Parrot, What Is This 

Thing, Weeviltime, Stupid Dove Nests, Animal ID


Bluesky Buds -Popehat, Cats of Yore, John Scalzi, Monterey Bay 

Aquarium, B-Boy Bouiebaisse, Jude Doyle, Imani Gandy, Riker 

Googling, s.e. smith, wint, Bodega Cats, A.R. Moxon, Sardonicus, 

Chris Kluwe, The Midnight Society


YouTubers -- Robert E. Fuller, Beakerbeak, Casaul Geographic, Contrapoints, Curious Archive, Dr. Polaris, TierZoo, Jenny Nicholson, Hbomberguy, Epimethius, Folding Ideas, Haus of GOREgeus, Kaz Rowe, Kat Blaque, Legal Eagle, Maddy Morpheus, Mera Mangle, IMHO, MovieBitches, Moviebob, Philosophy Tube, Roscoe's Tavern, TREY The Explainer, Kings and Generals


Materials --Laser leatherette, book board, dried flowers, Mod Podge, 

Dimensional Magic, hanji


Animal --Orcas, of course!


Boyfriend --JSeux in an amazing winning streak!



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