My informed understanding of The New Atlantis’ report on sexual orientation and gender identity that purports to speak “scientific” truth to political power. But is that what it is really doing? Read more to find out.
“Headin’ up to San Francisco
for the Labor Day weekend show…”
Batman! Also, Friends and chimpanzees
(On the new Don’t Breathe movie, which I have not seen (no pun intended))
Guidelines for thinking about using ad hominem arguments.
On the board game “Ghost Stories”
(short version: Alan Scott was right, awesome game, you’ll need house rules)
Night Court doesn’t hold up nearly as well as Cheers, but it’s still fun. Anyway, this week: Latin America, Crime, Media, Education, and Labor!
And *NOW* we can start talking about the end of summer.
American Exceptionalism (sports edition)
With no natural deaths in 70 years, maybe we worry a little too much about how old and infirm our presidential candidates are.
Poverty, criminals, and racism.
Here’s a study. Can you guess the result?
The Earth & Its Enemies
So those are my dreams
And these are my eyes
Stand tall like a man
Headstrong like a horse
Join the League!
Then it all went topsy-turvy.
Politics in the US, UK, and Germany
A lot of people feel that the global economy has let them down. How do we figure out whether that is true, and what to do about it?
When all is said and done, it’s all said and done…
As of today, I have not smoked a cigarette in three years. (I did dream of smoking one last night, though.)
Dragon Age: Inquisition and Forgiveness
Gord Downie is a Canadian icon. As The Tragically Hip wind up their final tour, Sarah Banks reflects on his importance, his humanity and his beauty.
An assessment of executive managerial skills put on display for the nation to see.
A part biopic, part spy thriller, and mostly true story from Poland during the Bad Old Days of the Cold War.
Book club shall be its trade name.
Technology! And the finer things…
I am still mad about the lyric “I said ‘yep!’ What a concept! I could use a little fuel myself and we could all use a little chaaaaange.”
Hey, those McMansions look fine to me.
Why do people play games that they know are unfair?
Tom Clancy, Hayao Miyazaki, and teams should never call themselves the Hawks.
Reaching for the reset button again.
The Trump/Khan debate has more or less come to its unresolved conclusion. Now it’s time to reflect on what we can learn from it.
The parishes around Baton Rouge are underwater from a thousand-year rain and the flooding that’s followed.
Critters, narcotics, and more. From everywhere.
A note to the readership.