Author: Mike Schilling

Mike has been a software engineer far longer than he would like to admit. He has strong opinions on baseball, software, science fiction, comedy, contract bridge, and European history, any of which he's willing to share with almost no prompting whatsoever.
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Songs!

Actually, it’s for you. This week’s music prompt: “A song that reminds you of someone you’d rather forget.”

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Songs!

Summer is coming.

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Songs!

One is the loneliest number, but that’s not this week’s song.

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Trivia!

These two films have something quite unusual in common. What is it?

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Tenshot: Mozart’s 40th Symphony

Great by any name (The 40th, The Great G Minor, The One That Goes Dah-dah-dah, Dah-dah-dah , Dah-dah-dah-dah)

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Heavenly!

Come back, Queen Sheba.

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LOB!

A logic problem about baseball: best of all possible worlds.

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Inconceivable!

This is my favorite book in all the world, though I have never read it.

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Punt!

Gone in 6 seconds.

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Heavenly!

A man for all four seasons.

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Heavenly!

Gone for a while, but now Bach at it.

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Sunday!

How Pixar got their groove back.

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Courthouse!

Some of these towns nowadays have very tricky names.

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The Desolation of Smug

It’s not that I mind them being much worse people than we are. What really bugs me is their sense of superiority.

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Heavenly!

It had been a wonderful evening and what I needed now to give it the perfect ending was a bit of the old Ludwig van.