Category: Culture

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Kids! What’s The Matter With Kids Today?

The evidence indicates people have been bitching about the insanity of their children dating all the way back to the mid 1800’s, and probably far beyond.

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Saturday Spins: Wholewheat

Last week, the randomizer demanded that we cover Tweedy, a band created by Wilco front man, Jeff Tweedy with his son, Spencer. Not our first Wilco-themed rodeo either. This week, we cover a lo-fi...

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Q is for Quarantine

I don’t know about you, but I feel better knowing what is really going on.

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Going for the Grocery Gold

I just ribbed him good-naturedly, while the two of us sat out on the back deck, washing our groceries down with Clorox wipes.

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Bill Withers Has Passed Away

This is impossibly sad news. Withers — who hailed from Slab Fork, West Virginia — wrote beautiful songs and never ever strayed away from who he was.

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Non-Doomsday Prepping, Part 5: Suppertime!

In this edition of Non-Doomsday Prepping, we’re going to discuss food — a LOT of food. You do not need it all. You don’t even need most of it. You certainly don’t need most of it at any given time.

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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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Remote Barista: Cafe Con Leche

Now that everyone that can is (presumably) following the rules and staying at home, you may need a new way to enjoy some java.

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The Enneagram Broke Me

If they design a test that determines where bad metaphors come from, I’ll definitely need to take that one. But otherwise, no more tests. Because the enneagram broke me.

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Knitting in WWII: A Photoessay

Even before Pearl Harbor, Life Magazine answered the question “What can I do to help the war effort?” with a single word: “Knit.”

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Saturday Spins: Tweedy

After raging against the currently non-functioning machine last week, we forge ever onward with more music this week on Saturday Spins. Apparently the Discogs randomizer is a cruel mistress, and really wants me to...