February rambling #1: Bowling Green Massacre

At the Intersection of Love, Faith and Holy Outrage: The Women’s March and the Gospel

Angela Merkel is now the leader of the free world – the US President’s sole ideology is corporate autocracy with a populist facade

More than half of his voters say the nonexistent Bowling Green Massacre is proof his immigration ban is necessary. BTW, it never happened, and Kellyanne Conway’s remark wasn’t a slip of the tongue, as she has said it before

DMV Glitch Registers Green Card Holders to Vote

Yes, honorably-discharged veterans of the U.S. military have, under certain circumstances, either received deportation orders or been deported

If You Liked the Inquisition, You’ll Love the House Science Committee

How Each Senator Voted on Trump’s Cabinet and Administration Nominees

How to Become a Paid Protester

Americans Now Evenly Divided on Impeaching 45

American Hot Dogs

“At the Intersection of Love, Faith and Holy Outrage: The Women’s March and the Gospel”

51 Immigrant Poets – An interactive map on the ‘Muslim ban’

Irwin Corey (1914-2017), who I last wrote about here

Suzanne Pleshette would have been 80 this year

Richard Hatch, RIP – I probably watched Battlestar Galactica, but I definitely saw him in The Streets of San Francisco

RIP Adele Dunlap, 114, oldest American

Bald men look more successful, intelligent and masculine. science says – well, duh
Scathing Orange poem wins New Zealand competition

Paul Rapp’s New England Patriots connection

Amy Biancolli: it’s the best story pitch, the best, everyone thinks so

The ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ Show That Wasn’t: How CBS Refused to Have the Actress Play a Divorcee

New blogger: Tracy Brooke’s Travels, a woman from Atlanta now in Indonesia

Could Dogs be the State Vegetable?


Now I Know: Why the U.S. Government Really Wants Some People To Take Vacations and The Man Who Gets Lots of Credit and Do You Want to Burn a Snowman? and The Trickiest Tongue Twister and Why In America, It’s Typically Free to Go Pee

Watching popcorn pop

Black History/Black Recency

Stories for “Black History Month – You can freely use AwesomeStories’ vast archive to explore the topic throughout February– This issue features people who: helped to overthrow slavery and “Jim Crow Laws”; helped to free and inspire millions of Americans; helped to forge a new path forward for their country

Louisiana kid’s ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ project

Who Gets to Be African-American? An Academic Question

I Shouldn’t Have To Learn Black History From A Movie


A History Of Black Cowboys And The Myth That The West Was White

Jesse Owens Was Brave – So Were These 17 Other Black Olympians

At her first recital, 12-year-old Nina Simone refused to start singing after her parents were moved from the front row to make room for whites

The Racist Super Hero Who Never Made It


“That Day In Bowling Green” written by Dave Stinton

Emo prez

Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Lorde Lead New Orleans Jazz Fest

Coverville 1157: Hollies and CSNY Cover Story for Graham Nash’s 75th and Our House – Graham Nash

Tom Jones And Janis Joplin – Raise Your Hand (1969)

Coverville 1158: Guns N’Roses Cover Story II

Jazz Legend Al Jarreau Dead at 76. Here’s Eight Performances That Show Why He Was the Greatest Male Jazz Singer of His Time

Asia singer John Wetton married Syracuse woman just 2 months before dying

Author: Roger

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7 thoughts on “February rambling #1: Bowling Green Massacre”

  1. Actually, that’s about the way I understood Snagglepuss after studying Tennessee Williams. (As distinguished from, say, Tennessee Tuxedo.)

  2. I cannot wrap my mind around this Bowling Green Massacre thing. What on earth are they thinking. Are these alternative realities they are trying to make real to the masses. I do not get it. I will go and read the links to the paper again. I am not sure that anyone gets it. What do you think. Can there be more to this than a simple error of some kind.

  3. A slip of the tongue would explain a single utterance. A repeated misstatement means it’s a lie.

  4. Double down on a stupidity, and it becomes four times as stupid. Rather a lot of people in this administration have yet to figure this out.

  5. Huh? Snagglepuss is gay? Dragged in front of HUAC? All part of DC Comics’ Suicide Squad/Banana Splits Annual? Was that article some sophomoric attempt at satire by some short-lived online humor site that aspired to be a clone of The Onion? I mean, in what alternate universe is that for real?

  6. The article Why It’s Free To Go Pee is misleading nonsense, but contains one of the real reasons why pay toilets disappeared. Since urinals did not have paywalls they were openly discriminatory to women. The other reason not mentioned was activism. I recall as a young teenager conspiring with grown men in bathrooms to subvert the pay toilets. We’d hold them open for the next person, find ways to prop them open, and jamming or vandalizing the pay mechanisms was generally approved of.

  7. Confession: normally I hate reboots-intended-to-be-gritter, but I kind of love the idea of the Snagglepuss reboot. I think it’s because it’s fundamentally so goofy (The creature is a PINK MOUNTAIN LION, for goodness’ sake, there’s nothing at all serious about him and yet it sounds like it’s going to be srs issues in the comic), and yet, at the same time, given my memories of watching Snagglepuss cartoons as a child, so apt….

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