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An Ocean Of Grass

Sometimes the Great Plains is called a ‘Sea of Grass’ and when they say it’s ‘Big Sky Country’ what they mean is there are plenty of places you can see 32 miles (16 in each direction due to the curvature of the Earth) though it seems much smaller because the Horizon bends away (also due …

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In Full! C’mon, who doesn’t love 3 hour long German Operas about Crossroads deals with the Devil without a lick of Blues Guitar or Banjo in them? Available until the 31st then it self destructs like an IMF Briefing I’m guessing.

Not Much Of A Party

Being the Tin Foil Hat Wearing Resident Conspiracy Theorist I propose that instead of mere incompetence this shows a serious fear of another fizzle like Tulsa or Portsmouth where they were so afraid of the preliminary numbers they canceled for a Storm so fierce I could see the shadow of my Maine Weatherstick (if it’s …

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Too Much and Never Enough

What the Hell Happened This Week? Nothing Funny.

4 Short Films

Wall How It Starts Failure Maxwell Joan was quizzical Studied pataphysical Science in the home Late nights all alone with a test tube, oh, oh, oh, oh Maxwell Edison Majoring in medicine Calls her on the phone “Can I take you out to the pictures, Joan?” But as she’s getting ready to go A knock …

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More Inspiring Pandemic News

“While millions of Americans have been sheltering in place, FRONTLINE has been investigating the hidden toll of the pandemic of those who cannot stay home: Agricultural workers, many of whom are undocumented immigrants, who have been deemed essential to the nation’s food supply.”

Blue Thunder

1983. One year before 1984. Also Roy Scheider, on TV James Farentino. You’re thinkng of Airwolf, Jan-Michael Vincent and Ernest Borgnine,

Hot For Teacher

I got it bad. So bad. Not just an incredibly bad idea, also this was inevitable. Teachers unions sue Florida’s governor over order requiring schools to reopen despite virus surge. The New York Times 7/20/20 Teachers unions sued Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida on Monday over his administration’s emergency order pushing schools to fully reopen …

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It Stands For (C)ompletely (T)rue!

There is no more hallowed element of our coverage of current events. Well, except for scurrilous rumors and vile calumny.

50 Shades of Kiss Me Kate

Certainly one of the most misogynistic, anti-feminist plays Shakespeare ever wrote (and there are some awful ones, Nymph, in thy orisons be all my sins remembered) the questions worth considering as you watch it are these (among others)- Who wants a tamed Shrew anyway? Lou Grant hates spunk! What makes you think you can change …

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RJ Eskow and Thomas Franks on Anti-Populism

Interesting. Economic History to be sure, but also History.

Black Helicopters and Secret Police

Think it hasn’t come to that? You are mistaken. ‘It was like being preyed upon’: Portland protesters say federal officers in unmarked vans are detaining them By Katie Shepherd, Washington Post July 17, 2020 Federal customs officials said Friday that their agents had detained a demonstrator in Portland, Ore., who had described being “terrified” by …

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