Sunday, August 28, 2016

Micro movie review

Florence Foster Jenkins: It's a comedy! It's a love story! It's both! The best performance by Hugh Grant I've ever seen. Otherwise, nothing special. (I'll never look at potato salad the same way again.)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

Russian cat adopts abandoned baby squirrel monkey from zoo

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Naked Trump: Sam Biederman for the win

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"NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, no matter how small," parks spokesman Sam Biederman said.

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Friday, August 05, 2016

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Attention dog owners!


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Micro movie review

Café Society: A typical Woody Allen movie, but nothing much really new. Kristen Stewart was excellent. If you like Woody Allen movies, you'll be happy with this one.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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  • Turkey's Erdogan dropping lawsuits for insults against him I'm guessing most of the people he's suing have already been dismissed from their jobs. They wouldn't have any money to pay him even if he won. "Insulting" a politician should not be illegal. But as I keep saying, Turkey is not a democracy.

Animal headline of the day

New York horse poop fire sparked by hot, dry weather

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

Monkeys destroy voter lists at Thai polling place

Monday, July 25, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

Police reunite traveler with lost turtle at NYC bus station

Friday, July 22, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

Sandwich-hauling squirrel steals spotlight from one-legged seagull

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

Moo-ving out: Sensor sends text alerts from cows in labor

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Happy Bastille Day!



It's Bastille Day, which marks the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789--their 4th of July.

And happy anniversary to Helen and Rachel, and happy birthday to Johanna!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cartoon of the day

Genetic Testing










From xkcd

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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Animal headline of the day

US government plans to use drones to fire vaccine-laced M&Ms near endangered ferrets

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Saturday, July 09, 2016

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Friday, July 08, 2016

Micro movie reviews

Free State of Jones: The story of Newton Knight, a poor, white Mississippi farmer who led a rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War. I'm not at all sure how close the film was to history, but the story it told was interesting and very well-made.

Love & Friendship: An adaptation Jane Austen's youthful, though posthumously published, novella Lady Susan. A cute, if a bit confusing, plot, but with some very amusing characters. Not bad.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Friday, July 01, 2016

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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Also from yesterday



I'd say Morning Lisa.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

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For those who like statistics

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Public service announcement

Estimated taxes are due tomorrow.

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My 20th warning about Wal-Mart

Police: Suspect shot amid reported shooting at Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is a dangerous place. Stay out of them.

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