Monthly Archive: July 2014


True Detective has been watched. Spoiler-free review: it’s not bad. Warning, major spoilers in the post itself.


The ability to make your own decks! Finally! (Pity that the bells and whistles get in the way…)

Android Apporama: GPS & Navigation

Will Truman risked life and limb using all sorts of GPS and Navigation apps so that he could report them to you. Kicking off a series of posts on Android apps, this week looks at nine different navigation apps and reports the results.

Linky Friday #76

Links! Click on them and go places! This week: Space, History, Body, Mind, Entertainment, Asia, Housing, and Culture!


One of the big plans is the spoiler-laden True Detective post for Sunday. Be there or be a rhombus.

Let My People Go

One company begins an experiment in ways to take enlightened management techniques down a notch, conveniently in the middle of union negotiations. Burt Likko offers a few answers to the question, “What could possibly go wrong?”

Holocaust Denial in Our Schools: A Follow-Up

A few months ago I posted an essay about a Southern California middle school that asked students to argue whether the Holocaust happened or not and the evidence provided against the Holocaust came from...

Bringing Things Down to Woman Level

As if to prove that they want to give women as many reasons as possible not to vote for them, members of the Republican Strategy Committee explained their latest voter outreach plan last week.