Mob Violence, Heckler’s Veto, and the Consent of the Governed
This week on Play All The Nintendo – I tussle with some thugs on Bad Street Brawler, play the links in Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Peach and hit the skies with Balloon Fight!
Free speech, privilege, and academic standards.
Beer. And other things.
We’re all gonna die someday.
The populism problem, and other stuff.
The countdown to the House of Representative’s effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is ticking into its final moments.
Murder: what if there were an app for that?
This week: Cities, Crime, Law, Business, and Media!
Encouragement for halfway…ish… through Lent
This week on Play All The Nintendo: Astyanax, Bad Dudes and Bad News Baseball. I love the NES, it’s so bad.
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not “Eureka!” (I found it!) but “That’s funny …”
— Isaac Asimov
‘The most frightening phrase in the Russian language is “That’s odd.”
–Guess the source
Take off work! It’s important.
Violent little girls, Die Hard, and the power of arrogance…
(Musings on Prometheus and Life)
Special Sunday Edition!
The New Video Card Works
“Skull Island” injects personality intro franchise filmmaking
This week: Cities, Religion, Energy, Space, Transportation, and Technology!
The Video Card Ordeal
(Also minor update dealing with stress tests)
This week on Play All The Nintendo – Arkista’s Ring and 2 awful Back To The Future games. Any way I can take a time machine back to a period I hadn’t played these?
Just because things have always been this way, doesn’t mean they always need to be this way.
A link for each Dakota, two for California, and more…
From here to there, from there to here…
Can a responsible citizen refuse to take a side?
Stick a wizard in it.
Really, nobody is to blame for the unsustainable adjunct situation in academia. And so, nobody can fix it.
Sciencing elections may be a dead end.
Your obligation (or lack thereof) upon finding a dead body.
No Country For Old Mutants (Did someone make that joke yet? Lemme check Google… oh, I see… approximately one billion people…)
On Logan (Warning, contains some mild spoilers)
Torment: Tides of Numeria First Impressions
Is Naughty By Nature’s “Feel Me Flow” a bop?
In which a fourteen-pound cat causes sleep-deprived Burt Likko a week’s worth of trouble.