Dear friends,

What will America look like after November 3rd, 2020? In this month’s Miscellaneous — Athletics’ no-frills round-up of the cultural items that inspire our team each month — we present good things for whatever comes our way. From all of us at Athletics, stay well, stay smart, stay strong!

Stay tuned for more editions of Miscellaneous in the coming months.

Interested in contributing? Send us an email!

Nourish (sustenance)

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Is it dessert? Is it breakfast? The choice is yours


Tangy Braised Chickpeas

Have a good crusty bread on hand, too


Pumpkin Muffins

Might be the best pumpkin muffin recipe of all time

Care (wellness)

Blessings (Emergence Magazine)

Mesmerizing words, images, and sounds


Traditional Mexican Tonics

Family secrets from Daniela Soto-Innes (co-owner of Cosme and Atla) 


Nintendo NES Restoration and Repair

ASMR for Gen X

Consume (content)

Rhododendron — Valley Maker (2018)

Get lost in naturalistic folk-rock soundscapes


Hunting for Bluebirds Books Launch (11.20-22 in Stockholm)

Snowboarding images from book designed by Athletics on exhibit


The Good Lord Bird

His soul is marching on

Smile (positivity)

NYT Election Distractor

Escape to a land without politics


Shofuso and Modernism exhibit (until 11.29 in Philadelphia)

Explore legendary Japanese-American art and architecture


Red Hot and Fela

Artists ranging from Tony Allen to My Morning Jacket interpret the work of Fela Kuti


Poetic Fragment

“let us concentrate on our weaknesses,

on our societal needs,

for we will never be free

if indeed freedom is subjugated

to trampling upon people’s needs”


— From “lady liberty” by Tato Laviera (2014)


In solidarity,


Header Image — “Workshop” by Jacob Lawrence (1972)