John Fugelsang on Christianity
Hank Green: This Math Test Changed How I See Humanity
A History of Nuclear War with Peter Kuznick
American democracy has been in trouble before
Trump’s letter to the House Jan. 6 Select Committee
Inside the S–tshow That Was the Trump-Biden Transition
Understanding History in the Age of the Big Lie
The Odd Pathology of the Politician’s Mind
‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’: A Conversation With Co-Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick On Authoritarian Parallels
Weekly Sift Closing Arguments on abortion, democracy, and Biden’s accomplishments
What the failure of Liz Truss’s economic agenda in the UK can teach the U.S.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Transgender Rights II and Museums and Crime Reporting; Frank S. Robinson: Crime and Policing
Plan to Save New York City from Rising Sea Level
It’s Time to Retire BMI as a Clinical Metric
Never Enough? Why ADHD Brains Crave Stimulation
This past week in healthcare investigations: Fentanyl Hidden in Cocaine; Missed Breast Cancer Diagnoses; Calling Out Racism
Upstate NY Habitat plans 25-unit condo; thought to be a world first
The Rev. Calvin Butts left behind a legacy of prayer and political activism
How Audley Moore Created a Blueprint for Black Reparations
Jules Bass, Producer Behind the ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and ‘Frosty the Snowman’ TV Specials, Dies at 87; Remembering the Rankin-Bass Catalogue
Marvel, DC Among Last Bastion for Supersized Movie Paydays
Even Superheroes Have Moments Of Mediocracy As This Funny Comic Strip Shows
Now I Know: The Marketing Stunt That Vacuumed Up a Whole Company and The Lady Who Made a Living By Smashing Booze and The Unheard Words of the Star Trek Theme Song and The Odd History (Perhaps?) of the Malaysian National Anthem and The 21-Year-Old Irish Woman That Saved D-Day and The First Curfews and Why Is This Panda Rowing a Giant Pumpkin?
NYT: In praise of y’all, the most inclusive pronoun, which I supported 11 years ago
EA Poe, Nature Writer
We have to get rid of “ums” and “uhs” when speaking, right? Not necessarily.
The Birth of the Semicolon
A.Word.A.Day– Overton window – noun: The range of beliefs, attitudes, etc., considered acceptable at any given time.
Twenty Years of Sheila O’Malley
Researchers “Translate” Bat Talk. Turns Out, They Argue—A Lot
Happy Birthday, Jeff Goldblum!
Jerry Lee Lewis, Piano-Bashing Pioneer of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Dies at 87; NYT obit. Rock hall
November Steps by Toru Takemitsu
Coverville: 1417 – Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Story II and 1418 – Cover Stories for The Waterboys and World Party
In Autumn by Edvard Grieg
Toward the Unknown Region – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Alan Menken performed a ten-minute medley of songs to which he contributed the music.
The Isle of the Dead by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Lucy Simon, Tony-Nominated Composer, and Sister of Carly Simon, Dies at 82; Winkin’ Blinkin’ and Nod – the Simon Sisters
Top 15 annoying pianists
The Greatest Adventure from the animated The Hobbit
Ken Levine with author/filmmaker David Leaf, talking about musical genius Brian Wilson: Part 1 and Part 2