Daily Archive: May 27, 2018

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, From Far Away Lands

America will be celebrating Memorial Day on May 28th, 2018. Along with a long weekend, folks thoughts will turn to the meaning of the holiday, honoring the fallen of American conflicts. But over 216K of them are buried or memorialized as missing in foreign lands.


Retroactive: ICYMI in Ordinary Times

Retroactive is a #ICYMI listing of all the great reading from the week that was. Ordinary Times is a group endeavor to explore and illuminate culture, with the word “culture” interpreted broadly. Here, you will find discussions of politics and law, art and sports, family and faith, laughter and grief, food and fiction.

The orgastic future recedes before us

Matthew Stewart’s piece on “the 9.9 percent” in the Atlantic is more interesting (and probably easier to remember) than jeremiads about the “one percent”.


Searching for an Ur-story of the story found in Three Amigos, A Bug’s Life, and Galaxy Quest