@jfiliatrault @DemFromCT In a microwave. — billmon (@billmon1) January 14, 2014 \ . Another eight or ten inches of snow here — the heavy, wet, snowblower-resistant kind this time. And it’s not done yet! Besides bitching about winter, what’s on the agenda for the evening?
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Tom Junod, from the Esquire archives, profiles a man he calls a hero: … ONCE UPON A TIME, a long time ago, a man took off his jacket and put on a sweater. Then he took off his shoes and put on a pair of sneakers. His name was Fred Rogers. He was starting a […]
Courtesy commentor Belafon, who got it from LGF. How often do you hear a TV person quoting Audre Lord — approvingly? Earlier today, commentor Comrade Jake linked to a great profile in the NYTimes: … He was one of the best players to come out of tiny Hitchcock, Tex., where his family was well known […]
Okay, now I’m really looking forward to reading Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction. Review by Kathryn Schulz, in NYMag: … Environmental issues are not known for their entertainment value: Pollution is dreary, energy wonky, climate change depressing. Perversely, extinction, which should be the most existentially troubling, is something of an exception. That’s thanks almost entirely […]
Well played, Canada. Well played. "@Molson_Canadian's passport-enabled beer fridge in Sochi" http://t.co/aoYV7ECftc pic.twitter.com/6AjkDSWCrG — Meredith Frost (@MeredithFrost) February 11, 2014 In other Sochi “news”, Joe DeLessio at NYMag: How much better are the United States and Canada in women’s hockey than every other country on the planet? Since women’s hockey became an Olympic sport in […]