Top Ten for September 10, 2022

The New York Review of Books and The Economist with two good overviews of an impending federal collapse/schism in the US

Lars Vogt, a man staring down the barrel of his own imminent death, plays late Brahms

The Durutti Column – LC

Sam Thielmann on Jim Woodring

AI-generated imagery continues to exponentially improve: stable diffusion, outpainting (via Benedict Evans)

Wild theory about a clandestine use case for SpaceX’s Starship

1983 documentary on the Spanish Civil War

The elaborate plans laid for the death of Queen Elizabeth II

1986–87 ECM supergroup Bass Desires with Jon Scofield and Bill Frisell: 1986 gig, 1988

Russell Crowe as Zeus in the latest Thor movie