You may not believe this, but I didn't actually spend all my time writing this blog. Here are the Podcasts, Movies and Media I consumed, as well as device usage statistics and the like, for the first month of 2023!
I went for 31 days straight posting semi-decent posts. By checking out my archive you can see how January tends to be the month with the most content published, but 31 days straight is quite a record for me, and with this summary, 32 posts in 32 days will be done. Its kind of awesome to be this consistent. Let’s start then.
Dungeons and Daddies (Season 2): I listened to the first 5 episodes of season 2 of this show. Pretty good so far.
Into The Aether: I listened to 5.5 hours of this one. I actually haven’t started their GOTY episode, which is always like 5 hours long by itself, so maybe this month they will stay at the top just because of it.
Señales: This one’s in Spanish! Its about mystery and stuff, kinda like Unexplained which I’ve mentioned before.
Modo 7: This one is a gaming podcast in Spanish too, I actually really liked it, listened to episode 35 about Resident Evil and to an episode about the physical vs digital ownership of games.
Trash Taste: The latest couple of episodes are absolute gems, they did an episode generated by AI and its some of the funniest ones I’ve ever listened to. The one before that one was also awesome!
Other podcasts I listened to were:
Retro Game Time Machine
Late Night Linux
Movies and Series
The Beast with a Million Eyes: A thread by Kevin Bowen on Fosstodon got me interested on watching some old films. One of the ones in that list was this one. It was a pretty bad one, I watched it in two sittings right before going to sleep. I kinda enjoyed it, not gonna lie, as cheesy and low budget as it is. The title and poster are lying, so have low expectations.
1984 by George Orwell: I finished it, as promised, I can’t believe I had stopped reading it a few years ago when I gave it a try for the first time, right before the good stuff started! The last third of this book is a gem, I couldn’t stop reading and that ending is so real. A must read, honestly.
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison: I can’t believe I didn’t finish this one yet. A collection of short stories that are all great, they are kind of sci-fi but the author doesn’t like to categorize his works. Regardless, the ones I’ve read have all been really good, short and sweet.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood: I finished it, and I really loved it. I get why its considered the best among them all. Awesome action, amazing characters and a beautifully scripted story. I think I will watch some more content of this soon enough.
Princess Mononoke: I have wanted to watch Studio Ghibli movies for a while, but I’ve been meaning to watch it with my family or friends. That finally came true this month when we watched this movie, I really, really enjoyed it a lot.
Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 2: Yeah the way the later seasons are organized kind of sucks. But I watched 4 episodes of this one and it is quite great. I had read the manga up to 10 or so chapters before the ending, so I know most of what’s happening here. Great stuff, I still miss the old animation style.
My Dress Up Darling: For some reason I hadn’t watched the last episode of the first season of this anime, I did it at the beginning of the month, it was alright.
I actually barely read anything. This time, I only read some chapters of series I’ve mentioned before:
One Punch Man
Komi Can’t Communicate
This month was a little weird, going back to school only a couple days a week, and an update to one of my favorite games really changed the way I usually use my devices this time.
Used for a total of 204 hours. A bit less than December!
Newpipe for 41 hours
Brawl Stars for 27 hours
Tusky for 24 hours
WhatsApp for 12 hours
Librera Reader for 8 hours
Bromite for 6 hours
Tachiyomi for 5 hours
Firefox for 120 hours
Alacritty for 38 hours
GNU Octave for 3 hours
MPV for 3 hours
Minecraft for 2.5 hours
Not a lot to say, this is the first post of February, tomorrow I am travelling, so it is likely that tomorrow I will break my streak, but I still have hope that it won’t be the case.
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