There’s something important happening in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks, led by Marshawn Lynch, are finally sticking it to the corrupt NFL.
Want a chance to re-do your past? Get a grain, relive all your life, share it with your friends. All you’ll lose is the ability to forget and move on. By zic.
A Most Violent Year reviewed…..
The joys of going home again. Well, dying again. Well, more like being dead again.
More Chait chat.
Ignore at your own peril.
There is, apparently, a sporting event this weekend.
Celebrating 100 Linky Fridays! This week: Crime, Culture, Children, Capitalism, Politics, Body, Mind, and Space
A close look at the law and the allegations suggests that outrage about the Brandon Duncan prosecution may be based on incomplete information. Burt Likko dissects the charges and the law for your review, compares that to the advice of his colleagues, and then finishes his nightcap.
Damn those moments that make this show so good, especially when there are so many that don’t.
It’s even easier to see opportunity than it is to see danger, but you have to be looking.
A look at Portugal’s national epic and how poets create warriors to supply them with material.
Freddie DeBoer agrees with Chait especially when it comes to social justice language and silencing people at university classrooms. DeBoer probably doesn’t feel too good about agreeing with Chait.
Will Truman ruminates on fictitious and speculative conquerings of Canada and other places.
Dreaming of an analog wake.
When tribes become large and fractured, who gets to say who is and isn’t a member?
I wish I was making up that title, but that is the advertisement for a new position at the University of Bristol. I can’t help but think of the job position as “Manager of Spontaneous Discovery.” Perhaps T.S. Eliot will not be offended; We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together…
The Governor of Indiana is about to launch a state-run news service that will compete with agencies such as the Associated Press even as it controls access to public information. It is an idea that is terrible for a number of reasons, the primary one being this:
It might well work.
Tonight is the Royal Rumble!
The joys of slot machines in handheld RPG games.