Sarah Writes Stuff

Sarah Avampato
Music, book, and other media recommendations; strange things across the internet; cats.
Created 20 May 2019
  • a brief, irrelevant list
    13 Dec 2020 • 1 min read
    A Brief, Irrelevant List of Stuff I Sadness-Bought Myself That I Didn’t Actually Need, During the Period of November 20 - Present, by Sarah, Age 37-and-10-months Quiet Hollers, Quiet Hollers cozy swea...
  • things i've watched lately
    12 May 2020 • 8 min read
    Here is a list of some of the TV/movies I’ve been enjoying during quarantine time: Portrait of a Lady on Fire I had made plans to see Portrait of a Lady on Fire in the theaters a while ago — it was go...
  • things that i miss about leaving the house
    06 Apr 2020 • 5 min read
    Sorry there haven’t been any songs for a bit. I feel like this past week — what I think, but honestly am not sure of, was week three of Everybody Just Stay Home Club — was where I really hit a wall in...
  • but i know we'll be alright 'cause your hands are still warm
    25 Mar 2020 • < 1 min read
    Hello, here’s today’s semi-apocalyptic love song: Actually if you made me pick a favorite genre of song “apocalyptic love songs” might be it. I love stories about people finding each other even in the...
  • books i've read, January/February 2020
    24 Mar 2020 • 5 min read
    A long time ago (as internet time goes, at least), I had a book blog. And while I miss it — miss the motivation to devour 100+ books a year — the time it takes to maintain something like that, providi...
  • I sailed around all those bumps in the night to your beacon in the gloom
    22 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
    Despite this song repeatedly ending up on just about every writing playlist I put together for a span of many years, I’d forgotten about it until an artist I follow on Instagram posted an image using ...
  • the flames will burn higher
    20 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
    I’ve slowly been getting emails from venues and bands, cancelling or rescheduling future concert dates. The show from Murder By Death at Thalia Hall this past (???) weekend (????) was one of the first...
  • too late now, she's in my head
    19 Mar 2020 • 1 min read
    I went to Los Angeles back at the end of January, which now feels like a lifetime ago. While out there, I went to the annual Americanafest Tribute show, done before the Grammys each year to honor an i...
  • think about things
    18 Mar 2020 • 1 min read
    Twitter alerted me to this brilliantly weird, catchy song from Icelandic singer Daði Freyr, which was supposed to be the country’s entry into Eurovision this year, which may be cancelled because of, y...
  • come senators, congressmen, please heed the call
    17 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
    My Spotify Discover Weekly playlist had a decidedly apocalyptic feel this week, but it opened up with this gorgeous cover of “The Times, They Are A-Changin’’’ and I thought I’d share it with you all. ...
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