Manufactured outrage: phneh and giving a horse an apple and Super Bowl edition
How Poland, Long Leery of Foreigners, Opened Up to Ukrainians
SCOTUS will consider whether tech giants can be sued for allegedly aiding ISIS terrorism. You need to know about Section 230, the most important law for online speech.
MTG’s dream of a “national divorce” deserves a serious response
Central Bankers “Punt” on Climate Initiatives
Airlines Are Ditching Carbon Offsets. That’s a Mistake.
New Jersey becomes first state to mandate K-12 students learn information literacy
proves Fox News was ‘deliberately lying’How Dominion Voting Systems filing
Small World by Nikon
Masks Revisited. Despite common misreporting, a recent Cochrane review, limited in scope and problematic methodology, does NOT show that masks do not work. Check out this
Choose your enemies well
Nathan J. Robinson’s Responding to the Right: Brief Replies to 25 Conservative Arguments
Facebook’s New Penalty System Is Less Harsh but More Informative
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why I Should Not Have Tried to “Walk It Off”: My unexpected journey with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)
Google’s chatbot panic
Ron DeSantis Shouldn’t Be Covered Like Just Another Republican, Molly Jong-Fast, Vanity Fair
The Tubi commercial that showed a red flag
Kelly is closing a few tabs
Now I Know: The Crows Didn’t Mind Dick Cheney, Though and When Bees Get Too Buzzed and The Worst House Money Can’t Buy and The Secret Writer’s Secret and The TV News Program’s Key Mistake and Why This Reindeer Looks Like It Has a Lightsaber Hat
BAFTA Awards. Two days after the awards came out, someone told me several of their friends posted online that the Oscars had taken place. Nah, it was lost in translation; probably, the friends missed that it was the so-called “British Oscars”
The book “Side by Side in Eternity:” by James Robert McNeil and J. Eric Smith is now available. I have my copy. There’s a chapter about Apollo 1, one defining event growing up.
The six-year making of the Wait But Why book What’s Our Problem: a self-help book for societies
Cory Doctorow: Matt Ruff’s “Destroyer of Worlds” – Return to Lovecraft Country
“A Poet is Not a Jukebox”
Persi Diaconis, magician-mathematician
“I will seek not the shadowy region”
100 years ago, an animated dinosaur became a sensation
NYC’s The Farmer’s Dog’s emotional Super Bowl commercial is being called the best ad of the game.
Ana de Armas Thinks Social Media Has Ruined the “Concept of a Movie Star.” “For the most part, we’ve done that to ourselves — nobody’s keeping anything from anyone anymore.” This has been self-evident for a long while.
60 of 23 and Michael Jordan donates $10M to Make-A-Wish for 60th birthday
Bruce Willis’ Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
Tom Sizemore Remains in Coma With “No Further Hope” After Suffering Brain Aneurysm From Stroke
Richard Belzer, stand-up comic and TV detective, dies at 78. The only time I ever watched The X-Files is when Munch showed up.
Raquel Welch, actress and model, dies at 82
Tim McCarver, champion catcher turned famed broadcaster, dies at 81
Stella Stevens, RIP
Barbara Bosson, Emmy-Nominated Actress on ‘Hill Street Blues,’ Dies at 83
In Memorium reel at the 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Black history, black present
What is Critical Race Theory?
Kareem: Black History Month Edition
United Nations Exhibit Sheds Light on Dutch Colonial Slavery
Two Alexander Macombs: A Slaveholder and a Duplicitious Negotiator
Yale honors the work of a 9-year-old Black girl whose neighbor reported her to the police
Activist and volunteer Nell Stokes discusses her life of service
Rebecca Jade, the first niece, was nominated for FIVE San Diego Music Awards, which will be taking place on April 25. You can VOTE EVERY DAY. Vote in category 20, Best R&B, Funk, or Soul Song for Show Me; category 21, Best R&B, Funk, or Soul Album, for A Shade of Jade (available for $9); category 25, Artist of the Year; category 26, Song of the Year; and category 27, Album of the Year. You could also vote in category 4, Best Jazz or Blues Album, for Peter Sprague Plays the Beatles – Day Tripper, featuring vocals by Rebecca Jade, which one can download for $10.
Rebecca ALSO appears in a musical called RESPECT about the great music of the female singers of the 1960s at Lamb’s Player Theater in San Diego through April 9. (Picture above.)
Noah – The Jubalaires. The first rap song?
Concert Overture No. 2 – Florence Price
Of Our New Day Begun by Omar Thomas, performed by the James Madison University Wind Symphony.
Coverville 1432: The Burt Bacharach Tribute
THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – Promo “Eye in the Sky,” 4 Tracks by R&UT
Ground Round – Corey Klemow (parody of Petula Clark’s Downtown by MAD magazine’s Frank Jacobs)
Hey! Need some love music?
K-Chuck Radio: The name’s the same … sorta …