US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an advisory on the potential dangers of social media for children, highlighting its negative impact on mental health and overall well-being.
Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has been fined a record $1.3B by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission for violating EU privacy regulations and was ordered to stop transferring user data to US servers.
The Ugly Truth Behind “We Buy Ugly Houses”
Imagine a Renters’ Utopia. It Might Look Like Vienna
Demographic Profiles for the New York Counties from the Cornell Program on Applied Demographics. Highlights: The median age in New York State was 39.0 in 2020, up 1 year from 2010 (38.0). Between 2010 and 2020, the median age in New York State rose 1.3 years for men (36.3 to 37.6) and 1.0 years for women (39.4 to 40.4).
Visualized: The Decline of Affordable Housing in the U.S.
Andy Warhol Ruling Limits Fair Use for Copyrighted Images, With Far-Reaching Hollywood Implications
These words made it into the African American English Dictionary
At 81, Martha Stewart is the oldest person to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue
Unprepared Republicans Are Flooding Into the Presidential Race
Life and Death
Wait But Why: 10 Thoughts From the Fourth Trimester
Re: Hank Green’s Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Diagnosis: his announcement; his brother John’s response, Hank’s Press Tier List
Tina Turner by THR, the New York Times, Gloria Reuben, Variety, CBS Sunday Morning profile (2018)
Kareem: Jim Brown and me.
JC Glindmyer of Earthworld Comics in Albany died on May 8 at 65. I had just seen him at Free Comic Book Day on May 6. He was always good to me. Here’s a 2004 profile by Alan David Doane
You can preorder J. Eric Smith’s new book Ubulembu and Other Stories
Ed Ames, Singer and ‘Daniel Boone’ Sidekick, Dies at 95
CBS and Fox Share 2022-23 Ratings Title as On-Air Viewing Continues to Slip
The State of Video Streaming in 2023:
Notes from North of the Border: A Travelogue
Badge #1305, from a . Ford Motor Company radiator manufacturing plant
Thoughts on Grease at 45
Behold the Ritual Clearing of the Tabs
Now I Know: The Convict Who Pulled an Inside Job and Mr. Never Shower and The Cleaner Who Accidentally Became a Russian Mayor and The Fake Town That Became Real (Briefly) and The Worst Way to Target a Lower Stock Price?
Coverville 1442: Adele Cover Story and Coverville 1443: The Paul Weller (The Jam & Style Council) Cover Story and Coverville 1444: The Tina Turner Tribute
We Don’t Need Another HeroWe Don’t Need Another Hero – Tina Turner
Sentimental Me – Ames Brothers
Try To Remember (from “The Fantasticks”) – Ed Ames
The Stable Song by Gregory Alan Isakoff.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, and the current casts of Hamilton and Sweeney Todd get together outside the Richard Rodgers Theater on W. 46th Street in New York to merge their musicals
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2
The Best TV Theme Songs of the Past 25 Years
Mtzyri – Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov,
DISNEY PRINCESS CELL BLOCK TANGO, a Disney princess parody
The Music Man excerpt in Japanese
Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna – Franz von Suppe