Daily Archive: July 15, 2013
We’re back on track with our Eighth installment of the Babylon 5 Viewing Club! The introductory post was here, The Soul Hunter was covered here, and Born to the Purple was covered right here. After that was Infection. Then came The Parliament of Dreams. Following on its heels was Mind War. Then, RTod covered War Prayer. Last week, Patrick recapped Sky Full of Stars! This week: Death Walker! (Dman does the honors.) You can watch it here. It’s very difficult […]
New York has, or has had, 16 of these. Massachusetts and Virginia has or has had 7 each. Pennsylvania has or has had 5. California, Delaware, D.C., and Maine: 3 each. Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Ohio and South Carolina: 2 each. Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Texas: 1 each. This is a comprehensive list, and unique to the United States of America. (The total count is 68. Thanks to Mike Schilling for flushing out […]
Stand Your Ground didn’t need to be called as a witness for Zimmerman to be important.
Kazzy answers Burt Likko’s question, and there was much rejoicing.
Dear chums – Congratulations are in order! You good people have accomplished something I would heretofore have considered impossible. Indeed, such is the magnitude of your achievement that I feel compelled to laud it publicly. You have made me miss Matthew Barney. Let me explain. This past week, the Better Half and I traveled to New York for a very short mini-honeymoon of sorts. Much of our time was occupied on what any right-thinking parents of small children would do […]
So here’s the deal: I have one Linky Friday post ready and I need two. So you are invited to provide the second! 1) Send an email to my gmail account (trumwill at). Include the link and between one and three sentences of commentary. If you have more than that to say on the article, put it in a comment. 2) Since it may not be appearing until next week, I would not recommend an article that is particularly time-sensitive […]
We discussed fields here. Today we’re going to continue by talking about a more specific kind of field. To recap, here are the basic field axioms: A1: Addition is commutative: for all x and y, x + y = y + x A2: Addition is associative: for all x and y, (x + y) + z = x + (y + z) A3: The field contains an additive identity: there exists a member 0 such that for all x, x […]