Is it 2008 again, or not? (bank failures)
US Senator J.D. Vance (R-OH) makes his DC entrance
New Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R-AR) Signs Law Gutting Child Labor Protections for Minors Under 16 Years Old
Defiant Woman at the Center of New York’s First Abortion Battle – in the 1840s
How to Make the Hybrid Model Work for Women
The HistoryMakers: Documenting Black history through first-person accounts | 60 Minutes
My City by James Weldon Johnson
The Destruction of Negro Communities and the Birth of the African American
Mapped: Which Countries Get the Most Paid Vacation Days?
Indonesia unveils the construction site of a new capital city, Nusantara. Jakarta is experiencing overpopulation, infrastructure problems, and chronic flooding. The current capital is quickly sinking into the Java Sea, and parts of the city could be entirely submerged by 2050. But the new “project may lead to substantial rainforest deforestation, threaten endangered species’ habitats, put Indigenous peoples’ homes at risk, and more.”
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The Colon Club calls attention to the disease.
Why are nurses quitting? Ask the nurse no hospital will hire.
Idaho Murders: As a Small Town Grapples With Sinister Rumors, Media’s True-Crime Obsession Grows and The Case the Internet got wrong: A new investigation sheds light on Lindsay Buziak’s unsolved murder, revealing a vast web of misinformation. These are as much about the rush to judgment by amateur sleuths as the crimes themselves.
John Cleese was confronted with three men who kinda looked and/or kinda sounded like his character, Basil Fawlty. He had to guess which one did the impersonation professionally.
Chaim Topol, Tevye the Milkman in ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ Dies at 87
Robert Blake, the Combustible Star of ‘In Cold Blood’ and ‘Baretta,’ Dies at 89
Is the Beyond Burger Healthy?
Hey, Stewart’s, $5 / 2 = what??
Now I Know: The Dark History of Groomsmen and Baseball’s Strangest Trade and When Space and Physics Don’t Mix and Why Beer Comes in Brown (or Green) Bottles
I’m happy about the results of the Academy Awards, although I did not watch the program. It’s been my experience that people who saw EEAAO in the cinema, as I did, enjoyed it FAR more than those who watched it at home.
The Big Lie, redux
To me, it’s all one big, continual story. The Big Lie about the 2020 election, including the allegations about rigged voting machines.The January 6, 2021 insurrection. Dominion voting machine’s defamation case against Fox News and the information that came out during the trial’s discovery phase.
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy gave Fox News exclusive access to raw footage of Jan 6. Tucker Carlson, one of the verified liars in the Dominion discovery, had footage of Jan 6 edited to suggest that the insurrection was just a sightseeing event, a claim so absurd that the White House and Senate Republicans from Mitch McConnell to Thom Tillis rebuked Carlson.
Check out pieces by Jake Tapper, Bill Maher, Seth Meyers, Drezner’s World, and possibly most comprehensively, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
In honor of ME: Adagio and Allegro for Piano and Horn by Robert Schumann, Opus 70!
And this: Sir Roger Norrington Eroica/Happy Birthday surprise from the SWR Symphonieorchester
Afro-American Symphony by William Grant Still
Casablanca suite by Max Steiner
Coverville 1433: The Rihanna Cover Story and 1434: Cover Stories for Nik Kershaw and Nina Simone, and 1435: Album Cover: Dark Side of the Moon’s 50th Anniversary
Wayne Shorter, 1923-2023
Guitarist David Lindley
K-Chuck Radio: The joy and sadness of Yvonne Barrett
Classical Composer Reaction – Analysis of This is America (Childish Gambino) | The Daily Doug Ep. 542. (Doug Helvering)
Make Way For Tomorrow dance number- Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, and Phil Silvers (!)
Carpenters with Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft
Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Julien Neel
It’s not Lou Reed … and it’s not Jefferson Airplane, either.
Mr. Ma answers all the cello questions you never knew you had!
Burt Bacharach’s Clever Key Changes – David Bennett Piano
Ten classical music songs you know, but you may not know their names
“We’re willing to sacrifice our egos for the good of the band” – interview with Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran.
Please keep voting for the niece Rebecca Jade for the San Diego Music Awards daily in categories 20, 21, 25, 26, and 27. Also, vote for Peter Sprague in category 4, which RJ sang on.