Uncle Sam

23 Apr 19
Fight This Generation

Previously, recapping Game of Thrones… People were reunited to varying degrees of it feeling so good. This week, Sansa Snark presents: Season 8, Episode 2: Game of Thrones Episode 69, Nice.

23 Apr 19
Adventures in Trying Too Hard

Welcome to another edition of: “Thoughts I had while watching…” WARNING: This post may contain spoilers for Game of Thrones Episode 2 of Season 8. (BTW: Is anyone else super excited about a new season of Big Little Lies dropping?! I can’t wait!!) This recap is almost better than episode 1 actually was. What to […]

23 Apr 19
Work Like A Slave Eat Like A King

An 18-year-old Keshia Thomas throws herself onto a supposed Ku Klux Klan member to protect him from angry protesters in June 1996. (Stephanie Lim,Ann Arbor News/AP) If you look at this picture and read the caption you automatically assume I think this woman is crazy an this is a post about black people not sticking […]

23 Apr 19
free electrons family

Our family plan to take a year off work and live abroad needed careful long-term planning. To convince my wife that I was not “finally at the CRAP END of CRAZY,” I first needed to think about several important questions to make a family move abroad, with two young kids in tow, possible. Then, I […]

23 Apr 19
BroBible

The Water Coolest is a free daily business news and professional advice email newsletter created for weekday warriors that is delivered fresh daily at 6 AM EST. Signup here to receive The Water Coolest every weekday.   THE HEADLINES   HOLD THE PHONE Samsung’s “revolutionary” foldable phone, which was slated to hit shelves in the […]

23 Apr 19
Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29032 Hints and tips by Mr K + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + BD Rating  –  Difficulty *** –  Enjoyment ***   Hello, everyone.  Another nice Tuesday puzzle is upon us.  The grid fill was steady, except for a few holdouts west […]

23 Apr 19
The Fiction Of Relationships

I don’t suppose many people remember that far back but in the 1960’s magazines for women like Woman’s Realm and Housewife featured twee stories and serials for nice polite ladies to read without being too upset or challenged! I thought this genre had died out until I encountered Lucinda Riley and The Butterfly Room. The […]

23 Apr 19
Interminable Rambling

Last Thursday, I wrote about Christopher Priest’s Power Man and Iron Fist #122, looking at the ways that Priest confronts Luke Cage’s publication history. Today, I want to continue that discussion through an examination of Power Man and Iron Fist #123, an issue where Priest and co-author M.D. Bright directly address issues of race. This […]

23 Apr 19
Business Analyst

Prepared by Jeff Halley, Senior Market Analyst   US sparks Asia oil rush A jump in oil stocks following the shock ending of the Iran oil waiver programme by the US government could not save Wall Street from a mediocre day. Except for oil prices, trading in major markets definitely had a holiday feel about […]

23 Apr 19
Tao Talk

image link Fandango’s FOWC is terse, the Word of the Day Challenge is fort, Paula’s 3 Things Challenge Words are daffodil, swan, napalm , and Teresa’s Story Starter Challenge phrase is “It’s a trick!” My Uncle Lonny served in VietNam and was injured when a plane accidentally sprayed napalm on friendly troops. One half of […]

23 Apr 19
Snow to Sand: Poetry, Stories and Musings from Canada to the Caribbean

Behar and Belize claim this prodigal son – Two kinds of ‘Indian’ both meet in one. Fallen on hard days, it’s plain enough to see, Sleeping in a slice of pipe, in the Mona tower’s lee. Hands worn rough and a grin well keen, That glinting eye a Hemisphere has seen, Travelling in storied secret, […]

23 Apr 19
Pop Culture Corner with Nathan Klainer

In honor of Avengers: Endgame premiering this week, I’ve put together my spoiler-free rankings of all 21 Marvel Cinematic Universe films! 21. Thor: The Dark World– The second installment in the Thor franchise stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, and Anthony Hopkins. Only Hiddleston excels. Portman is bored; Hemsworth is misused; Eccleston […]