Posts made in Desember, 2018

There’s Swedish Death Cleaning And There’s Finnish Forest Raking. 00

There’s Swedish Death Cleaning And There’s Finnish Forest Raking.

There’s Swedish Death Cleaning And There’s Finnish Forest Raking.

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Said Meade, as I was reading “Trump Says Finland Prevents Wildfires by ‘Raking’ Forests. Finland Isn’t Sure What He’s Talking About” (Fortune). “You’ve got to take care of the floors. You know the floors of the forests, it’s very important,” Trump said amid the ruins of the town of Paradise, which was entirely razed by the Camp Fire. He added that President...

Dick Cheney Was The Safe-Cracker, The Professional You Brought In Who Knew All The Ins And Outs Of Our Government. He Was The Ultimate Gamesman. With Trump… 00

Dick Cheney Was The Safe-Cracker, The Professional You Brought In Who Knew All The Ins And Outs Of Our Government. He Was The Ultimate Gamesman. With Trump…

Dick Cheney Was The Safe-Cracker, The Professional You Brought In Who Knew All The Ins And Outs Of Our Government. He Was The Ultimate Gamesman. With Trump…

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“… the front door to the White House is wide open. There’s deer and dogs and hyenas running around. And this guy is like an orangutan just throwing shit around. But Cheney was the grand master who finished the deal. Donald Trump has no belief system. So I would take the hyenas, the random wild animals running through the White House over Cheney any day of the week. If Cheney...

The White House Correspondents’ Association Announced On Monday That For The First Time In 15 Years, No Comedian Would Crack Jokes At Its Annual Black-Tie Dinner In April. 00

The White House Correspondents’ Association Announced On Monday That For The First Time In 15 Years, No Comedian Would Crack Jokes At Its Annual Black-Tie Dinner In April.

The White House Correspondents’ Association Announced On Monday That For The First Time In 15 Years, No Comedian Would Crack Jokes At Its Annual Black-Tie Dinner In April.

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“Instead, Ron Chernow, the historian and biographer of Alexander Hamilton and John Rockefeller, will speak on the First Amendment. The dinner, intended to commemorate comity between the president and his press corps, has come under immense pressure in the age of ‘fake news,’ and President Trump has declined to attend two years running. This year’s performer, the comedian...

At The Hot Pepper Café… 00

At The Hot Pepper Café…

At The Hot Pepper Café…

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… say what you...

Isn’T It Beautiful? 00

Isn’T It Beautiful?

Isn’T It Beautiful?

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of “The Beatles” — the white album — Roger Friedman reprints what Prudence Farrow wrote about the song “Dear Prudence.” (Here’s Farrow’s memoir, “Dear Prudence,” which Friedman says is free on Kindle, but you have to pay $10 if you don’t pay for Kindle Unlimited.) I’ll just give you one paragraph....

Facebook Tanking. 00

Facebook Tanking.

Facebook Tanking.

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“The social media giant’s shares fell more than 5 percent after The Wall Street Journal reported that CEO Mark Zuckerberg blamed second-in-command Sheryl Sandberg for the Cambridge Analytica scandal and its subsequent fallout. The WSJ’s report adds more fuel to criticism of Facebook’s handling of the scandal and whether the two top executives have been too slow to change...

Filming Update – New And Familiar Faces Spotted On Set 00

Filming Update – New And Familiar Faces Spotted On Set

Filming Update – New And Familiar Faces Spotted On Set

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Bandar CemeOur good friend Ryan has posted a new blog with two new filming updates about the filming that took place this week. I am assuming the crew is currently working on episode 6×06 so expect these moments to take place around that time. Now usually it is what is happening in the scenes that is important but this time it is WHO was spotted! Here are some details: 1) Early in the week...

Nothing Would Have Been Worse Than A Midterm Result Vindicating President Trump’S First Two Years In Office. 00

Nothing Would Have Been Worse Than A Midterm Result Vindicating President Trump’S First Two Years In Office.

Nothing Would Have Been Worse Than A Midterm Result Vindicating President Trump’S First Two Years In Office.

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“It’s particularly nice to see Vladimir Putin’s favorite Republican member of the House, Dana Rohrabacher of California, voted out of office.” Says Bret Stephens, one of the the NYT’s conservative columnists, quoted in “For a Second There, We Stopped Talking About Trump/What else does the Democrats’ new House majority portend?,” which is a conversation between him...

Elizabeth Mitchell Article 00

Elizabeth Mitchell Article

Elizabeth Mitchell Article

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Bandar Ceme OnlineThanks to Claudio for the heads up. While Lost exec producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse confirm that death becomes her (ΓÇ£The decision to kill Juliet was absolutely brutal,ΓÇ¥ says Lindelof), they note that sheΓÇÖs scheduled to appear in multiple episodes this season (ΓÇ£ThereΓÇÖs still something very significant that we have not yet learned about the character,ΓÇ¥ hints...

Only Good Thing Is I Started To Paint — I Use House Paint Mixed With Glue. I Use Brush And Fingertip Both… 00

Only Good Thing Is I Started To Paint — I Use House Paint Mixed With Glue. I Use Brush And Fingertip Both…

Only Good Thing Is I Started To Paint — I Use House Paint Mixed With Glue. I Use Brush And Fingertip Both…

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“… in a few years I can be topflight painter if I want — maybe then I can sell paintings and buy a piano and compose music too — for life is a bore.” Wrote Jack Kerouac (to Allen Ginsberg in 1956), quoted in “All of Life Is Creation: Jack Kerouac’s Art.”