The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer
Why the Tonga Eruption Was So Violent
A cold case team believes it has solved the mystery of who may have betrayed Anne Frank
One Year Later (Jan 6)
Writing While Black Under Scrutiny
Peter M. Pryor, the trailblazing Black civil rights lawyer, dies at 95
Hockey jersey is retired, 64 years after Willie O’Ree broke the NHL color barrier
Rachel Balkovec latest in a line of women shattering baseball’s barriers
Why Turkey Is Now Türkiye
How do you pronounce Kyiv, anyway?
Service Providers: Are you Making This Big Sales Tax Mistake?
How Early Should You Get to the Airport, Really?
Can You Actually Work on Amtrak’s Free Wi-Fi?
54 years ago, a computer programmer fixed a massive bug — and created an existential crisis
A review of Pieced Together, the current exhibition at the Pine Hills Branch of the Albany Public Library,
Kelly’s Hawaiian adventures
Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day In New York’ Secures Surprise Theatrical Release in China
Daniel Radcliffe to Play “Weird Al” Yankovic in Biopic
The 40th anniversary of Destroyer Duck, which I bought at the time
How Wordle Became The Internet’s Omicron Pastime
2021 Domain Insights and Trends
Now I Know: The Origins of the Football Huddle and When Fake Burps Have Real Consequences and The Crime Tip from a Non-Tip at the Tip of the Nation and But The Cat Came Back and The “You Should Retire” Law of 1882
Louie Anderson, RIP. His first appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
Ralph Emery, Country Music Broadcaster, Dies at 88
Dwayne Hickman, Star of ‘The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis,’ Dies at 87
Howard Hesseman, Dr. Johnny Fever on ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ Dies at 81
Kay Olin Johnson, who has been actively involved with the Olin Family Society (my MIL’s lineage) forever, passed away 1/22, just a week after attending the latest OFS council meeting, which I attended. I was extremely fond of her. She was a remarkable lady who will be sorely missed. She was mentioned at least once in this blog, here.
Betty White -This is Your Life (1987)
NY Governor Kathy Hochul announced flags on state buildings would be flown at half-staff in honor of fallen New York Police Officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora. Flags were to be lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Jan. 28, the day of Officer Rivera’s funeral service, and returned to full-staff at sunset on Feb. 2, following Officer Mora’s funeral service.
Seriously, Upgrade Your Face Mask
The Biden admin has launched a phone line for Americans to order four free COVID tests per household, expanding availability to Americans who may not have internet access: 1-800-232-0233.
Fear of COVID Is Keeping the Vaxxed Out of the Workforce
It is killing Trump supporters by the hundreds each day
Room at the Table – Carrie Newcomer
Tonight You Belong To Me – MonaLisa Twins
Theatrical Rock and Meat Loaf
Dragons – Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
The Family Madrigal – Stephanie Beatriz, Olga Merediz from Encanto
Academic Festival Overture by Brahms
You Can Call Me Al – Peter Sprague
Coverville 1387: Cover Stories for Kings of Leon and Prefab Sprout and a Tribute to Ronnie Spector and 1388: The 30th Anniversary Tribute to Nevermind at #1
Take On Me – a-ha (MTV Unplugged, 2017)
Bad Wolves – Rebecca Jade featuring Jason Mraz, Miki Vale, and Veronica May was Song Of The Year at the San Diego Music Awards
Sedition – Randy Rainbow (2021)
Abhor-Rent: 525,600 Minutes Since The Insurrection from
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Death Don’t Have No Mercy – Grateful Dead
Miracle and Wonder: Paul Simon – Audiobook by Malcolm Gladwell (Chapter 1 – The Mystery)