Kids Bringing a Glove to the Ballpark. It looks kind of silly when adults do it. But seeing a kid stand up and track a ball heading into the stands has a cool, old-school baseball feel to it.
A Shedding Snake. The first full-length from the Baltimore indie-rock band Outer Spaces is packed with Fleetwood Mac-style melodies and deliciously melancholy lyrics.
North Ave Banned Books Candles. This locally made collection of literary-themed candles smells great — try The Color Purple-inspired Lavender & Lilac. Plus, the library-card label design makes it a cool addition to your book shelf. Available on Etsy and at City Books, 908 Galveston Ave., North Side.
On the Media Podcast. WNYC’s weekly radio show and podcast helps keep the crazy news media in check. Hosts Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone debunk popular headlines, perform post mortems on breaking-news debacles, and dig deep into issues of censorship. www.onthemedia.org