The Child Soldier Crisis: ‘Kids Are Cheap’
Samantha’s Journey Into the Alt-Right, and Back from The New Yorker Radio Hour with David Remnick. I happened upon this while listening on the radio in the car last week. Whoa.
Why use Ukraine to impeach when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and the Hatch Act)?
Weekly Sift: An Impeachment Hearing Wrap-Up
On Nov. 19, 1863, the accomplished Massachusetts statesman Edward Everett gave a two-hour speech at Gettysburg, but history gave him the shaft
RIP, the great Howard Cruse, from cancer.
Now I Know: The Woman Who Sniffed Out Parkinson’s and The Man Who Won a Trip to Mars and The British Ban on Clapping and When the US Air Force Bombed Montana and How Luke Skywalker Beat the Puffins and Why Did the Crab Cross the Road? and The Poacher Who Got Sent to the DVD Player
Gifts of grace
Ruthie Berman & Connie Kurtz Residence – NYC LGBT Historic Site
US Census Bureau: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Who’s the greatest JEOPARDY! player of all time? I’m so glad this is on ABC-TV in January, not part of the syndicated series
He’s Just a Gurl Who’ll Quid Pro Quo – Randy Rainbow
Papaoutai – Stromae
The Rock by Sergei Rachmaninov
Mr. Tambourine Man – the Starbugs, from New Zealand
One, a U2 cover, features McKenna Breinholt as the soloist and the 100-person Cinematic Pop orchestra and choir, arrangement of Rob Gardner
Hooked on a Feeling – Pomplamoose
Metamorphosis episode of Star Trek (original series), incidental music
Rockin’ in the free world, the Netherlands, 2016
LAY DOWN (Candles In The Rain) – Melanie & The Edwin Hawkins Singers (1970). Full recording.
I Wanna Be A Lifeguard – Blottomoji version
Tina Turner is 80 years old. The big Interview