She counted ballots in a pandemic, and he killed two people. Guess who gets treated like a hero?
One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide.
Weekly Sift: Why You Can’t Understand Conservative Rhetoric
Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Fixing our Democracy.
Trust Is The Coin Of The Realm.” by the late former secretary of state George Schultz.
Detailed interactive map of the 2020 Election.
How 100 years of Democratic rule have shaped the city of Albany.
How I survived a Chinese ‘re-education’ camp for Uighurs.
Rick Perry and the Hard Libertarian Formulation.
How the Bush family turned off the lights.
El Paso Heeded the Warnings and Avoided a Winter Catastrophe.
Ted Cruz is feckless.
Fascist insurgency persists with the merging of QAnon, militia movements, white extremists. They spread new conspiracy Trump will be president again on March 4, so Trump’s D.C. hotel nearly triples its rates.
History Will Find Trump Guilty.
How the Proud Boys Pitch Themselves to People of Color.
Health and wellness
COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread.
John Green: I Predicted the Pandemic (over and over and over again).
The Pandemic Has Erased Entire Categories of Friendship
Second COVID-19 Shot Is a Rude Reawakening for Immune Cells. Side effects are just a sign that protection is kicking in as it should.
I’m getting good at this grief thing.
Tony Bennett’s Battle With Alzheimer’s.
Embrace the nap.
How to be a genius.
Bill Mahar gives the Baldy Award to policy wonk Henry Waxman.
17 years ago, Jason West, mayor of New Paltz, NY set the groundwork for the 2011 marriage equality law by presiding over same-sex marriages in his community.
“When in Doubt, Do Something.” Harry Chapin in Recent Media.
Jaquandor reviews the 1994 film What Happened Was…
After GM poked fun of Norway in Super Bowl ad, Norway painfully hits back.
The Curse of the Buried Treasure.
The Hollywood Con Queen Who Scammed Aspiring Stars Out of Hundreds of Thousands.
Missed: He flew to Paris to surprise his girlfriend. She flew to Edinburgh to surprise him
Larry Flynt paid me $1,000 to keep my clothes ON.
She traded her way from a bobby pin to a tiny house in 6 months.
Alex Trebek’s family donates his wardrobe to charity.
The guest host schedule.
Now I Know
Frederick Douglass Is Not Amused. The Hunger Stones. When Ziggy Should Have Zagged. The Little Bit of Sun That Cost a Half-Million Dollars. In the President’s Dog House. The Search For Life on Earth.
Black History Month
Jacob Lawrence painted Black America for Black people — not the white gaze.
Jim Crow Filibuster.
The history of overalls.
Caste book supplement.
Lift Every Voice and Sing, A Celebration of African American Music – Sounds of St Olaf.
With God on Our Side – The Neville Brothers.
Who’s Yellen Now? – Dessa.
Marjorie Taylor Greene – Randy Rainbow.
I Won’t Dance -Willie Nelson ft. Diana Krall.
Tribute to Pops and Ella – Leonard Patton with Rebecca Jade.
Sixteen Tons – Geoff Castellucci.
Psychedelic Jazz Guitar – Boogaloo Joe Jones, 1967 album.
Sweet Blindness – The Fifth Dimension and Frank Sinatra.
A video analyzing in extreme detail Lady Gaga’s rendition of the national anthem at the inauguration. (ht/ch)
1344: Cover Stories for Alicia Keys, Neil Diamond, and Phil Collins.
1345: Justin Timberlake Cover Story and Delvon Lamarr Interview.
1346: Cover Stories for Gene Pitney and Feist.
1347: Stone Roses Cover Story and the 50th Anniversary of Tapestry
Obit and photo tribute and Remembrance and video link.