There’s No Such Thing as Family Secrets in the Age of 23andMe.
Don’t Blame Colleges for the Coming Fall Debacle. This is just what higher education looks like in a failed state.
Google Voice deserves your attention (again).
Urban Dictionary TOP Definition: Literally – a word with no meaning in today’s USA.
Vlogbrothers (Hank Green): Ideas are absolutely a kind of magic and It seems like content is now infinite and internalizing the reality that critique is vital…but so is knowing when you think it’s wrong.
A Tale of Two TV Producers and How They Switched Places (Gene Roddenberry and Jack Webb).
Octothorpe – another term for the pound, number, or hashtag symbol (#).
John Oliver: US history books and racism.
A Rare Recipe From a Talented Chef, Enslaved by a Founding Father.
I’ll have to read Isabel Wilkerson’s important new book, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. She makes unsettling comparisons between India’s stigmatizing treatment of its untouchables, Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews, and America’s treatment of African-Americans, the social systems that “keep the lowest-ranked people at the bottom.”
Now I Know
Weekly Sift: The Election: Worry or Don’t Worry?
The Lincoln Project: Wake Up.
Lookin’ For a Leader 2020 – Neil Young.
Global Warming by Michael Abels.
The Ordering of Moses by Robert Nathaniel Dett.
Stevie Wonder music featuring Rebecca Jade and Leonard Patton on vocals, Tripp Sprague on sax and flute, Mack Leighton on bass, Duncan Moore on drums, and Peter Sprague on guitar. The Prayer featuring Rebecca Jade and Chris Walker.
16, Going On 17 – Laura Benanti and Christopher Fitzgerald
You’ll Be Back, priest’s viral ‘Hamilton’ video.
Brandy – Elliot Lurie. and friends, a cappella (and an Evanier story).
Electric Avenue – The Last Bandoleros and SHAGGY.
William Tell Overture finale, played by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.