The U.S. could lose its top-level bond rating because of the Big Lie
Yes, this is fascism: The Atlantic’s conservative David Frum says it’s time to use the F-word; a dark warning
Military Chiefs Planned Joint Resignation To Thwart Trump’s ‘Gospel Of The Fuhrer’
Deadly Flooding Turns ‘Small’ German River Into a ‘Raging Monster’. Video by Roger Green (not me)
NBC News: Eighty years after a segregation wall rose in Detroit, America remains divided. That’s not an accident
Flight attendant harasses Muslim woman
DACA: One More Example of Broken Democracy
I lived in an airport for seven months
According to the EPA, clothes, and shoes account for more municipal solid waste than .plastic items
Now I Know: Literally Nuts for Candy and The Problem with Lots of People Drinking Lots of Tea and The Pink Hat of Fidelity and The Biggest of Macs and When It’s Better to Be in Fourth Place and The Problem With Stealing High-End Electronics and The Bugs That Make Danger Glow
Inside Big Tech’s angry, geeky, often petty war for your privacy
Hank Green: Should You Abandon Social Media?
I’m Breaking Up with ZOOM
“Tell Us How We Did”. Irrefutably TRUE
An Exploration of James Baldwin’s Life and Works Through the Powerful Lens of His House Chez Baldwin in St. Paul de Vence, France
Emmy’s Big Problem
Ken Levine interviews author Mark Harris who wrote the book MIKE NICHOLS: A LIFE here and here.
The Marvel Sacred Timeline
At The Washington Post, Harry Rosenfeld found himself handling the most important political scandal of the 20th century – Watergate – before joining the Times Union in Albany, N.Y. “HIRSCH MORITZ ROSENFELD and his Polish immigrant parents fled the violence engulfing Nazi Germany in 1939, and found refuge in the Bronx. He never forgot the price his family paid for freedom, never took American citizenship for granted. He developed a keen eye for unaccountable power and nascent oppression and embraced his responsibility to fight for the freedoms that made America a beacon of hope.” The last time I saw him in person was in 2017.
Jackie Mason, R.I.P.
Summary: No Exit – Jean-Paul Sartre
Cartoons: Human time and 10 ways to befriend a misanthropic cat and explaining confusing things
Harlem – Duke Ellington. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by JoAnn Falletta.
Run Run Run – Kurt Vile, from the album I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground and Nico; long version
Mighty River by Errollyn Wallen.
Dragon live album concert during two weeks in an Auckland hotel for quarantine clearance
Coverville 1365: The AC/DC Cover Story III
Just A Friend– Biz Markie, RIP
The Glamourous Life – Audra McDonald from A Little Night Music
Bohemian Rhapsody in Blue – Postmodern Jukebox
He’d Have to Get Under, Get out and Get Under (to Fix Up His Automobile) – The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra
A medley of ten Hanna-Barbera theme songs performed by Alex Duquette in two minutes
The Music of the Night/Monster Mash – Big Daddy
2 thoughts on “July rambling: “Tell Us How We Did””
As long as I’ve gotten another soul to enjoy the band Dragon, my work on this earth is fulfilled. 😀
An interesting chronicle of the times we live in. Keep up the reporting!