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.
ALSO, 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.
John Oliver: 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.
What the Speakership Battle is About.
Pope Francis met with an openly gay couple — and unlike Kim Davis, who ambushed him, he did so intentionally, and Was Pope Francis Actually Swindled into Meeting Kim Davis?
If we gotta honor a Christopher…
“Sick of hearing about the damn emails.”
Analysis Ranks Presidential Candidates By Their Supporters’ Grammar.
It costs you $43 every time you wait for the doctor.
What Happens When There’s No Internet. Presented By BuzzFeed & Hyundai – is it real?
Sweden is shifting to a 6-hour work day.
Shakespeare in Modern English? “The Oregon Shakespeare Festival… recently announced that over the next three years, it will commission 36 playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English.”
Chaz Ebert reviews the play BlackWhite Love, about Roger and Chaz Ebert.
How to Make a Sandwich. It only took 6 months and cost $1500.
K-Chuck Radio’s Sunshine Pop includes rare music from Mary Hopkin and Victor Garber.
New 2015 remix and video of Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson’s 1983 international smash hit single ‘Say Say Say’.
Van Morrison and the Thirty-One Songs about Nothing But a Bad Contract.
Mark Evanier continues to list the twenty top voice actors in American animated cartoons between 1928 and 1968, including Hans Conried (Snidely Whiplash), Don Messick (Scooby-Doo) Alan Reed (Fred Flintstone), Jack Mercer (Popeye), and Gary Owens (Space Ghost, Roger Ramjet).
GOOGLE ALERT (me)
It’s so very nice that Eddie the Renaissance Geek wished me well after my surgery, given the fact that he’s had much more serious health issues of his own.
Albany High hosts tours in advance of vote on improvements.
What’s the last comic book or graphic novel you picked up at a comic book store? Also, The Big Event effect.
SamuraiFrog: Ant-Man and the Book Light Lady.
GOOGLE ALERT (not me)
New national role for Biscovey head teacher. “Roger Green is one of 70 heads across the country…”