“November 8, 2016, 4pm. My boss swings by my desk. She’s smiling, putting her coat on, talking of champagne with neighbors. She leaves, I check Facebook. Lots of selfies. One from Liv- white pantsuit, red ‘I voted’ sticker, red lipstick to match. It’s all planned. I close it. I flash back to 2004, downtown Hilton, DNC headquarters. A young democrat plays a hopeful melody on the lobby piano while we all get drunk in the ballroom bracing for victory, which never comes.”
A most interesting symposium indeed!
A Republican wins in DC. Partisans be partisan. Independents do okay too. And ICP.
What I saw instead of Rogue One, to my great surprise and delight.
This Week: Healthcare, Media, Space, Creatures, Energy, Doom, and Transportation!
This week I tackle 720°, 8 Eyes, and A Nightmare On Elm Street
Like Tech Tuesday, except I’ve been busy. More Tech News, More Tech Commentary, More Geeking Out in the Comments.
Man walks into a deli and asks “Have you get frog’s legs ?”
What it will look like when we go our separate ways.
A letter home, after the failure of a twenty-first century theocracy.
Words are hard.
Electricity doesn’t come from the wall socket.
“I love my country so much, man. Like an exasperating friend.” -Mike Doughty
Our education, perfected, in less than 140 characters.
Stuff we eat and where we eat it.
The beauty and power of the opening passage.
Welcome to Dystopia Week. Let’s begin by taking a moment to understand why we write this way in the first place.
Trust No One.
Keep Your Laser Handy.
The fact that I’m on 200 means that I have been doing this for almost four years? Wow.
It’s time for some skating and some inter-generational conflict.
Let the Texans have their truck. Leave the rest of us alone. Sedans are also authentic.
Microsoft, Facebook, and society…
I stumbled into what will likely take a few years to complete: Play every game for NES and write a short review about it. This Week: 10-Yard Fight, 1943, and 3D Worldrunner
Lynn Anderson and Art Alexakis debate the virtues of promising gardens in exchange for romantic or domestic happiness.
The US, Canada, and Mexico!
Renewing our call for posts
Why pick on just one of the engineers? Lots of things failed before that port became vulnerable.
The alt-right counted many victories this year but also exposed itself for what it really is.
From here to there to Proxima Centauri B.
Russia, China, Romania, South America…
Which is why no one likes them.
We finally finished Person of Interest: Season Five (The Final Season)
This review covers all five seasons and, as such, contains spoilers. Short version: Buy The Complete Series.
“Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over now.” -Jim’s Big Ego
This Week: Gender, Relationships, Nicotine, Money, Planet, and Space!