Alan David Doane’s new blog The Dystopian Reader; see, in particular, the lead story here
Arthur@AmeriNZ’s political notebook #1 and #2 because otherwise this post would be filled with these links.
The Latest Beaverkill Sinkhole, On South Lake Avenue in Albany
Please read this before you post another RIP on social media
Why George W. Bush stood there and took the wrath of a soldier’s mom
Donald Trump: stop calling him crazy, even as his Assassination Dog Whistle Was Even Scarier Than You Think; NBC’s Katy Tur: My crazy year with Trump
DJT Parody: Trump tore into the media for what he called their “extremely unfair practice” of reporting the things he says and he would only use nuclear weapons in a sarcastic way and Robert Crumb and friends flush him down the toilet (1989)
No, the Pope did NOT endorse Hillary Clinton
Survey Reveals a Startling Truth About White Christians
ESPN’s John Saunders, RIP at age 61
1968 Olympics: The White Man in That Photo
Goodbye to ‘Honeys’ in Court, by Vote of American Bar Association
If Walls Could Talk: Albany’s Historic Architecture: Myers Residence
Western New York Love Letter: Adventures in the 716
The Jedi religion of Australia
Kliph Nesteroff interviews writer Merrill Markoe about the ’70s Laugh-In revival, which introduced Robin Williams to American TV
A great Stan Freberg story
Buck O’Neil for the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020
Godfather of Gore H.G. Lewis to host a marathon of his splatter classics – I met him once, nice guy
Obits: Kenny Baker, 81; played R2-D2 in ‘Star Wars’ and David Huddleston, 85, ‘Big Lebowski’ actor and Emmy-Winning Stage and Screen Star Fyvush Finkel Dies at 93
What is Bulldada? What is NOT?
Air Canada to start charging for emotional baggage in 2017
They Have A Word for It
Now I Know: The Man Who Bounced Around A Bit and The Thin Red Deer Line and A Moist Upsetting Word
Derrick Boudwin and retinitis pigmentosa: Ever Dimming Room
Tony Bennett is 90!
Chuck Miller: The Monks’ “Black Monk Time” is an Album I Want to Be Buried With
Playing for Change: Fumaza | Live Outside
Coverville 1136: The 50th Anniversary Tribute to The Beatles’ Revolver
The Beatles: A New Video For While My Guitar Gently Weeps (LOVE version)
Several versions of Up The Ladder To The Roof
Glenn Yarbrough, Folk Singer With the Limeliters, Dies at 86 Glenn Yarbrough, Folk Singer With the Limeliters, Dies at 86
Obscure Winnipeg band reverberates on eBay a half-century later
The Atlantic: The Electric Surge of Miles Davis
Google alert (me)
My buddy Eddie Mitchell, the Renaissance Geek wrote nice things about me, and Smilin’ Ed. Not incidentally, the Smilin’ Ed book of collected stories and additional stuff is available from Amazon. I do believe it is the first book for which I have a credit.
Google Alert (not me)
The Lubbock ISD Ag Farm has received a donation of over 15 goats after the dog attacks that killed 10 more of their goats Monday morning.
“This is the agriculture community coming together,” Ag farm manager Roger Green said. “They will all jump in to help you out.”