Monthly Archive: December 2018

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Ordinary World: Christmas Hangover

Your Ordinary World: Christmas Hangover edition, with links to stories you should catch up on now that the daily grind replaces merry & bright. Read, share, and discuss.

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Sunday Morning: Equalizer 2

The joys of getting to know a little bit about the bad guy before the action scene takes place

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Songs of Wanting and Receiving

I’ve compiled a list of songs about wanting something really bad and then about the pleasure of finally getting it for people who hate holiday music just as much as I do.

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Ordinary Sunday Brunch: Culture Links

Ordinary Sunday Brunch: Culture Links is Ordinary Times’ Sunday Morning tradition of bringing you links to stories about music, art, history, and food to read, share, and discuss.

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Briefly, When Accessible History Matters

Alan Maloney made Andrew Johnson cut his hair. Although they disagree vociferously, everybody involved is absolutely certain as to why he did that.

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President Trump at Ebb Tide

Ebb tide is the first feeling that the water is rushing out. Not the beginning or the end, the shift in the middle part of the cycle signaling change. That is what the last few days has felt like for the Trump Administration.

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Is Batman a Fascist?

A decade after its release, we’re still wrestling with The Dark Knight’s murky politics.

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Linky Friday: Merry and Bright

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you stories and links from around the world and across the web. This week, Merry and Bright with music and reading all about the holidays.

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James Mattis Resigns as Secretary of Defense

Thursday evening President Trump tweeted out that Secretary of Defense James Mattis would be retiring. Soon after, the former general’s own letter announcing his departure became public, and it is clear Mattis resigned among differences with the administration.

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