INTRODUCTION: The Cast This piece will be a series of vignettes surrounding themes that pertain to the experiences of working actors over the course of the last Ten years. Full disclosure, I am one of those actors. This is a brief introduction to these characters who will be the subjects for stories and will be […]
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him. The president insists he’s been fully vindicated by court filings released Friday that lay out the level of cooperation from two of his former top advisers, whom prosecutors have accused of lying to federal investigators or […]
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him. The president insists he’s been fully vindicated by court filings released Friday that lay out the level of co-operation from two of his former top advisers, whom prosecutors have accused of lying to federal investigators […]
Here’s the latest from Houston… It doesn’t appear as if the Astros will make a push for Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi, The Athletic’s Jake Kaplan reports (subscription required). Such teams as the Phillies, Yankees, Giants, Dodgers, Rangers, Mariners, and Padres have been linked to Kikuchi’s services, though there has been speculation that the teams on […]
These stats are incomplete. They were culled from record books published in 1971 and revised in 2010 and 2012. Statistical categories marked with an asterisk (*) are those in which updated statistics could not be found. The offensive stats are those that I kept for the games I covered from 1996 through 2018, though I […]
Welcome to the Christmas promotions and if you did not see the original post then here it is: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/11/10/smorgasbord-blog-magazine-christmas-author-and-blog-promotions-2018-its-party-time-again/ Here are the books that have been featured so far in the Christmas promotions in case you missed some. All the active authors in the Cafe and Bookstore will be featured all through this next week… […]
This week in baseball blogs… Dodgers Nation argues against a potential Trevor Bauer acquisition for Los Angeles. Bronx to Bushville argues in favor of a potential Bauer acquisition for the Yankees. Statsswipe explains why the Brewers need Yasmani Grandal. Sports Betting Dime takes a look at the front-runners in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes. Cardinals Fan […]
Farmers are up to the challenge of meeting climate change targets – William Rolleston: In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its special report on the actions needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. This, it said, would require “transformative systemic change” involving “far-reaching, multilevel and cross-sectorial mitigation”. The report says […]
In which Jordan White explains Marvel Time and Chris Claremont rewrites X-Men history!
Marvel time is a funny thing. Due to the need for Marvel’s stable of valuable intellectual properties to retain their peak value, they must be kept in their most pristine, iconic states. But how do you keep characters fresh when they’ve been around for decades? Marvel’s answer is a concept called Marvel Time, wherein past […]
Ace Backwords December 9, 2017 at 10:44 PM · Moo Cat the feral cat almost died last winter. It was a rough winter. Rainy and cold. 37 inches of rain and the weather often near or below freezing. Which is tough to deal with if you’re a feral cat living outside with no home. For several […]
In this episode of Bibliophile, Julie Danskin, David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor reveal their most recent reads, then discuss the first novel by Hanya Yanigahara, The People in the Trees, then share their best books of 2018.
Here is Karen Kwiatowski’s acceptance speech for the 2018 Sam Adams Award at a ceremony in Washington on Saturday night, preceded by the citation, that was read by former CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Citation: Karen Kwiatkowski Know all ye by these presents that Karen Kwiatkowski is hereby honored with the traditional Sam Adams Corner-Brightener Candlestick […]
This past October I was able to experience my first Grand Prix in the United States which was hosted by the city of Austin, Texas. I was never a fan of formula one or racing in general, but decided to give it a shot and join my brother (huge fan). The experience didn’t disappointment as […]