Get Visual: On passing.
Chuck Miller: The Blackbird: 2006-2016.
John Oliver: Debt Buyers.
Christine Baxter: We Are Singing For Our Lives. The sights of her experience at the United Methodist General Conference.
New Yorker: Frog and Toad: an amphibious celebration of same-sex love. “Arnold Lobel… was born in 1933 and raised in Schenectady, New York.”
A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, a topic I wrote about here.
Arctic greening not a good thing; low-income assistance doesn’t make people lazy. And Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) is a schmuck.
Having It All Kinda Sucks. “Only women would sign up for this much crap.”
Jaquandor is dee-you-enn with the first draft of another book.
Deconstructing Comics Podcast: #500 – Stephen Bissette: Comics, Movies, and Creator Credits.
Trouble with Comics #40: Party All the Time.
Peter Shaffer Dies at 90; Playwright Won Tonys for ‘Equus’ and ‘Amadeus’. Pronounced SHAFF-er. Amadeus: Peter Shaffer’s Enduring Portrait of Genius (and Mediocrity).
Gordie Howe, hockey legend, R.I.P. at 88. Howe played more than 1,700 games in the NHL and scored more than 800 goals. He was widely known as “Mr. Hockey.”
Irv Benson, R.I.P. at 102.
Remembering Cleveland’s Muhammad Ali Summit, 1967. Bill Russell, Jim Brown, Lew Alcindor and others.
Ali Understood the Racist Roots of War and Militarism. And he called them out fearlessly.
The 1996 Olympics.
A bunch of articles from Slate, including Billy Crystal’s Homage at the Champ’s Memorial. Plus Billy Crystal’s Muhammad Ali tribute – 15 Rounds (1979).
Big Daddy’s new video is a mash-up of “New York, New York” with classic Doo-Wop styles of the 1950s…most notably “Blue Moon” by The Marcels.
Carpool Karaoke with James Corden, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Jane Krakowski, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
As Dustbury knows, this IS bad: Court Says Remastered Old Songs Get A Brand New Copyright.
Now I Know: Faking Fakin’ It.