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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Remembering Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner was one of the funniest men in show business for almost 70 years, which hardly seems possible.

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Series! World Series of the 1940’s

Since baseball in present time is on hold for the duration, let’s resume our travels through its past. We began post-WWII and proceeded through the Nationals’ first championship in 2019

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Songs!

Sha la la la la la la la la la la te da

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Songs!

“And I’ve never gotten used to it.”

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Songs!

A bit of Mrazzmatazz.

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Songs!

99 songs about booze in this post. 99 songs about booze.

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Songs!

I don’t care about pollution
I’m an air-conditioned gypsy
That’s my solution
Watch the police and the taxman miss me!

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Songs!

Not so dire? Damn straight! This week’s prompt, which should once again be a fun one: “A song that makes you want to dance”

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Songs!

Too late now, Roger, for both of us.

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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.

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)

Heavenly!

Come back, Queen Sheba.

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LOB!

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