“It worked in China” – Internet-Blocking SOPA Legislation

Tomorrow, a bill that would create America’s first Internet censorship system is going to a full committee for a vote, and is likely to pass. This week, millions will protest censorship, censoring our own posts and asking you to call Congress.

Here’s some background. Continue reading ““It worked in China” – Internet-Blocking SOPA Legislation”

Kennedy Center Honors 2011

I have seen over half the movies Meryl Streep has made.

The Kennedy Center Honors took place on December 4, and as usual, it is being broadcast the Tuesday after Christmas, December 27 at 9 pm Eastern time on CBS-TV. I always watch it, because it’s always entertaining, no matter how well I know the honorees.

The inductees, as usual, represent a wide array of talent. Singer Barbara Cook I’ve seen perform on televised versions of her extensive Broadway career.

My knowledge of Sonny Rollins is primarily trough the Modern Jazz Quartet, who I’ve heard perform, again primarily on TV.

I actually own a couple albums of Yo-Yo Ma. Continue reading “Kennedy Center Honors 2011”