A HUD proposal last year aims to create more opportunity for recipients of housing aid. Could it work?
But take heart, the future of government health-care is almost certainly more generous than its present.
Is it possible to make an album when everybody is totally tripping on acid?
As it turns out, it is.
Shared Universes are a recommendation algorithm and a sequel factory and our enjoyment or lack thereof doesn’t really factor in.
So let’s say you’re having a movie night for co-workers.
You need to pick a movie that will get the most people to say “okay, I’ll come to your movie night”.
What movie do you pick?
Firefly. The video game. Only harder.
“I’m going to be getting a crown”, I told my co-worker.
Their eyebrows knitted.
“At the dentist”, I clarified.
I bought an album that is the best album I’ve listened to in years. Seriously.
It’s Nothing’s “Tired of Tomorrow”
It is exceedingly difficult to get people to tell each other new and different stories than they do.
Yet it may prove to be existentially important to persuade them to do exactly that.
On Craig McCracken
Holy cow! Gog.com is having a huge sale!
As Gustave Flaubert realized in Egypt, the dream of social engineering will never come true as long as human beings are yearning and irresponsible creatures.
Examining how “fake” the news really is, and the methods by which our news is circulated.
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn
Genndy Tartakovsky’s genius
The simple joys of the RNG (returning to Diablo III)
On Recovering from a Long Weekend
Do we have a right to keep people’s parentage from them?
Is the debate over breastfeeding a microcosm of everything that’s wrong with modern culture?
If you like Arrow, and you like American Ninja Warrior, you’re going to love Steven Amell on American Ninja Warrior!
Tower Defense, Pixilated
Holy cow. Is it Memorial Day again already?
Indeed it is.
Sometimes when you condemn virtue-signalling, you are actually condemning virtue itself.
There Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens and associated context.
Explaining “Heat” and using that to explain The Rundown.
Many scientists like to nitpick science fiction, but why should they have all the fun?
The Munchkin Mishap
Graduation and Schedule Changes and Whatnot
I need help giving someone a crash course in Rock and Roll.
I need help bad.
Online dating: an idea whose time has evidently expired.
Movies for Mother’s Day.
Don’t make her watch Terms of Endearment.
Worker placement, D&D style.
Or, How Spalding Signed Clarkson, but that is boring…
There are a handful of things where the thing that costs $100 is likely to be worth more than five times the similar thing that costs $20.