Thanks for all of the birthday wishes!
Wrongful Convictions: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Clarence Thomas and his ‘Shady Ties to Sprawling Network of Dark Money’
Ku Klux Klan on Long Island
Alice Green: We Who Believe In Freedom
Finally, Congress Passes Emmett Till Bill Making Lynching A Hate Crime
Pixar Employees Say Disney’s Statement on Commitment to LGBTQ Community Rang Hollow
Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History 205
North Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet
The Rise and Fall of a Prison Town Queen
How 25 Years of ‘Arthur’ Reflects the Legacy and Future of PBS Kids
Why do we still love The Dick Van Dyke Show? Celebrate the 60th anniversary of our favorite sitcom! by David Van Deusen
Yes, it’s settled, but don’t call the MLB lockout millionaires vs. billionaires; there were far bigger stakes and The 100 Best Baseball Books Ever Written
America’s fastest-growing sport is pickleball
The glee over the March 1 Wheel Of Fortune, er, misfortune irritated me. The contestants were harrassed, not only on social media but even by phone and in person. As host Pat Sajak said, “Have a little heart.” And as someone recently reminded me, “common knowledge” is less true now than it used to be.
*ABA – The Goodest Language Universal
How to find your lost gadget
Kelly Sedinger, fka Jaquandor, has been blogging for 20 years!
Wordle 263 4/6
William Hurt (Broadcast News, The Big Chill, The Accidental Tourist, Altered States, The Incredible Hulk)
Tim Considine (My Three Sons, Spin and Marty)
Johnny Brown (Good Times, Laugh-In)
Alan Ladd Jr. (greenlit Star Wars, produced Braveheart)
Conrad Janis (Mork and Mindy, trombonist
Farrah Forke (Wings)
Sally Kellerman (Hot Lips Houlihan in MAS*H movie)
Emilio Delgado (Luis on Sesame Street)
50 years ago, 17 died when a plane crashed into an Albany home
Weekly Sift (March 7): Notes on the War
Fighting its War of Independence
Teaching About the Russian Invasion
Tucker Carlson wants his audience to forget about what he had said after “pivot”
A Beautiful Resistance
Boston Globe culture columnist, Jeneé Osterheldt, created this to celebrate and center Black Joy and Black lives and the lives of other folks of color, too. Mental health resources compiled by Jeneé:
Good Grief – grief resources
Unmute – match with the right therapist for you
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation -Mental Wellness Support Program
The Trevor Project – Supporting Transgender and Nonbinary Youth
April 5, 2022, at 12pm
Join us on Tuesday, April 5th to gather with friends old and new.
We will celebrate our past president, Holly McKenna, and wish her the best of luck in her next endeavors.
And we will remember our dear Friends, Paul Hacker and David Colchamiro, who passed away last year.
Now I Know
The Bad Reason It’s Not Treason
The Not So Stupid History of Dunce Caps
The Man With Dolphin Karma
The Golden Boxes of Cheerios
The Crappiest Way to Scare People?
Prayer for Ukraine from Clare College, Cambridge
Beyond Context by Svitlana Azarova
Luminescent (new song!) and Sign Of The Times – Petula Clark
Coverville 1392: Green Day Cover Story II
Rock The Boat – Hues Corporation
The Circle of Life from The Lion King