I’ve managed to watch more baseball in the past week and a half than I saw the entire regular season. Great to see former Met Rusty Staub after his heart attack. Rooting for the Mets, or if they get eliminated, the Cubs. Just realized that the World Series Game 5 would be November. If it’s the Dodgers in the Series, I’m rooting for the American League team.
ALSO, my office is moving this week. Note to self: do NOT pick up anything over 20 pounds.
Understanding Mass Incarceration and Bringing It Down: An Interview With James Kilgore.
The War on Science, even in Canada.
Seth Meyers explains that ridiculous Congressional hearing over Planned Parenthood and Planned Parenthood’s “Government Funding”: The Same Kind Your Doctor Receives.
What the Speakership Battle is About.
What Happens When There’s No Internet. Presented By BuzzFeed & Hyundai – is it real?
Shakespeare in Modern English? “The Oregon Shakespeare Festival… recently announced that over the next three years, it will commission 36 playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English.”
Chaz Ebert reviews the play BlackWhite Love, about Roger and Chaz Ebert.
How to Make a Sandwich. It only took 6 months and cost $1500.
K-Chuck Radio’s Sunshine Pop includes rare music from Mary Hopkin and Victor Garber.
Mark Evanier continues to list the twenty top voice actors in American animated cartoons between 1928 and 1968, including Hans Conried (Snidely Whiplash), Don Messick (Scooby Doo) Alan Reed (Fred Flintstone), Jack Mercer (Popeye), and Gary Owens (Space Ghost, Roger Ramjet).
GOOGLE ALERT (me)
It’s so very nice that Eddie the Renaissance Geek wished me well after my surgery, given the fact that he’s had much more serious health issues of his own.
SamuraiFrog: Ant-Man and the Book Light Lady.
GOOGLE ALERT (not me)
New national role for Biscovey head teacher. “Roger Green is one of 70 heads across the country…”