’twas but a glancing blow
Professor Jonathan Frink Sr, voiced by Jerry Lewis
U.S. Productivity: What Is It, How to Calculate It
Workers, the labor movement and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Play The Bail Trap Game!
Hitting the pavement instead of the sheetcake
Vice News/HBO Documentary on Charlottesville
Race is uncomfortable for me to talk about
My Life Lessons in Rust Belt Racism
Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago
Mine! : a comics collection to benefit Planned Parenthood
8 years of suffering under Barack Obama
Religion for the Nonreligious
Alaska’s permafrost is no longer permanent. It is starting to thaw
The yard of campaign yard signs
Forgotten Technology: Man Lifts 20 Ton Block By Hand
Reflecting on my blogs at the Times Union
“Monty Python’s Spamalot” at the Mac-Haydn – the Wife and I saw this show. It was great, but we were so near the stage we feared that we’d have our feet being stepped on. And I was struck by a cow – seriously. A stuffed cow that was launched from the French castle; ’twas but a glancing blow
Jay Thomas on Letterman.- The ‘Lone Ranger’ Story (2014)
Which Gaming Console Was the Most Popular?
To Black Lightning, with love
Now I Know:
The Political Race Which Was, Literally, a Race and Drinking and Drive-Overs
Give the back of your hand to
THAT GUY AND HIS FAMILY
Friedrich wrote letter begging not to be deported
The White nationalist House
The Message in Joe Arpaio’s Pardon and Fascism as a Unifying Principle
The Constitutional Crisis Has Begun
DJT’s list of false and misleading claims tops 1,000
How He Uses Deceit And Propaganda To Shape Perceptions
The Village Voice did a profile back in 1979—nothing’s changed, he’s always lied
How the Secret Service Treats Protestors
How he Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother
Chelsea Clinton comes to Barron’s defense after conservative criticism
Housequake -Prince, live (1987)
Waiting For The Waiter – MonaLisa Twins ft. John Sebastian
August birthday cavalcade
It’s Good News Week – Hedgehoppers Anonymous
I want a Beach Boys a cappella album right now!!
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – Barbershop Harmony Society
Gated reverb: The sound of the ’80s
Gordon Lightfoot’s 10 Best Songs
Gene Kelly would have been 105 this month
The Good Old Days, and Two Lost Souls – Jerry Lewis in Damn Yankees
Rent Party Rag – Spider John Koerner
’80s Music Mashup Parody and El Patito, featuring Ernie and Rosita
Children’s March: Over the Hills and Far Away, by Percy Grainger
Hello Goodbye – the Beatles
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will commission 36 playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English.
Still on the mend, wearing this band around my waist, until at least November 9. I will write about this eventually.
I’ve managed to watch more baseball in the past week and a half than I saw the entire regular season. Great to see
former Met Rusty Staub after his heart attack. Rooting for the Mets, or if they get eliminated, the Cubs. Just realized that the World Series Game 5 would be November. If it’s the Dodgers in the Series, I’m rooting for the American League team.
my office is moving this week. Note to self: do NOT pick up anything over 20 pounds.
Understanding Mass Incarceration and Bringing It Down: An Interview With James Kilgore.
rips GOP candidates for blaming gun violence on mental illness in absence of a plan, and Migrants and Refugees.
Color film was made for white people.
The War on Science, even in Canada.
Seth Meyers explains that ridiculous Congressional hearing over Planned Parenthood and Planned Parenthood’s “Government Funding”: The Same Kind Your Doctor Receives.
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