A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
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
The alt-right counted many victories this year but also exposed itself for what it really is.
“Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over now.” -Jim’s Big Ego
Carrie Fisher was so much more than Princess Leia.
We can probably normalize this.
Where a father attempts to review the new Final Fantasy game.
The simplest way that I have found to manage my collective frustrations, or celebrations, have been through the art of music.
Hillary Clinton is not going to be president. Democratic electors need to accept this if they believe that extraordinary measures within the Electoral College are justified.
Medical marijuana is coming into play in more states across the country. But where do pharmaceutical companies stand?
Some experiences are best shared, because you really DON’T want to experience it for yourself.
Knowledge, belief, credulity, close-mindedness, etc.: What to do, what to do… Perhaps nothing.
Social security benefits are essential for many people throughout the country. But what will happen with Trump as President?
Ten years is a long time.
On the art of punching down, punching-up, and punching sideways.
The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Will Joe Biden throw away this shot?
You can’t win over heretics who aren’t there.
How I learned to stop whining and reform the Electoral College.
Saul DeGraw offers up some blunt talk to those who say that’s what they want from their leaders.
It had to happen eventually.
The shopping guide for the person who has everything.
Within days of the Paris Agreement being signed, a climate change denier was elected. What now?
Why an Obama voter made it a point to acquire one of those guns that politicians argue about.
The editorial staff very generously gave me my own subblog! Time to ruin my reputation in a whole new space!
Musings on the inherent struggle between self-righteousness and empathy, and what it means to be privileged in a complex world.