A gold nugget hiding in the back of Netflix
Everything you ever wanted to know about women, you can learn from reading “Twilight”.
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.
I have been playing a *LOT* of Blackjack.
The joys of the three (or four) day weekend.
If you are willing to ignore his ongoing catastrophic failures, John Engler has made for a great university president.
Her public image is the worst of any losing presidential candidate since at least Gerald Ford.
Your weekly round-up of the best legal and law related links from around the web. This week features political beef over executive power-Civil War style, as well as Burger King, Biker gangs, and rare Bar Exam achievement.
The level of student debt accrued by students has skyrocketed in recent years. At the same time, the benefits of obtaining a bachelor’s degree and the ensuing debt that goes along with it has been diminishing. The current model of higher education, it would appear, is ripe for disruption.
Enter Lambda School
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday, featuring links to stories about aircraft, outer space, cars, fake news, cows giving birth, and plenty more at Ordinary Times.
We all know that being overweight isn’t good for our bodies. And yes, the obesity epidemic is out of control. Fat shaming is not the right response to the problem, though. In fact, it’s making the problem even worse than otherwise would be.
Even if your arms aren’t full of parental baggage, Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories” is a must see.
A Mindful Diverson
From the creators of The Original Plants vs. Zombies!
Watching Bill Burr’s “F is for Family” is like revisiting childhood 25 minutes at a time.
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you links to stories from around the world and across the web. This week, a moving pictures edition, with videos from the week that was.
Getting back on that horse
“Like Planned Parenthood, Obria Medical Clinics want Medicaid and Title X funding from the Trump Administration to protect Women’s healthcare, and gives birth to a game-changing political narrative for the Pro-life movement, and a newly Pro-choice-controlled-Congress. The right to choose now holds a brand new meaning.”
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday from Ordinary Times. Happy New Year Everyone!
The follow-up stories to the headline grabbing viral ones never receive as much attention. This one, where Der Spiegel’s Christoph Scheuermann went to the town at the center of the Claas Relotius scandal, should.
One of the most thrilling BCS games I can remember was the 2007 Fiesta Bowl when an outmanned and outranked Boise State team upended the mighty Sooners. That’s the kind of thing I would want to see in an expanded playoff system. Not another chance for Georgia to blow a big lead against the Tide.
The Punisher: Season 2
Also Not Included: Instructions
“Face it, Republicans. Trumpism is a slapdash replicate of P.T. Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth. Moreover, like a ringmaster’s illusion, Trump and his sideshow of insatiable propagandists on a grander scale, consciously sold fake news, and hyper-partisanship to a trusting audience. Mike Pence as president, restores faith and sanity to our governmental institutions while providing an opportunity to salvage a doomed 2020.”
It’s easy to see the vestiges of Falwell, Sr.’s “I Love America” rallies in President Trump’s MAGA spectacles. Falwell the younger has evolved from organizing conservative Christians to mastering how to monetize them. With Donald Trump and the future of America as the new pitch, they have been politically weaponized.
Holy cow, is it 2019 already?
Indeed it is.
The excellent “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” accomplishes something that few superhero movies can manage: it makes us care.
To dive deeper into the implications of Mark Greif’s “Against Everything,” Roland Barthes’ “Mythologies” is required.
What we now have in this latest version of Trump v Romney is two men in whom it’s been established who and what they are. In Romney we have a throwback vestige to the Republican party of the time before Trump the disruptor came, in many ways, as the reaction to that type of politics.
The treatment of honesty on “Better Call Saul” is fascinating because it is REAL.
Your weekly roundup of law and legal related links from around the web, including bad lawyers, dumb criminals, elephants in court, Al Pacino, and more.
Trump’s re-election numbers look worse than his predecessor’s, in more ways than one.
Your Ordinary World: Education Links from Scott Davies bringing you stories and articles on learning, teaching, education, and schools from Ordinary Times.
Waiting until everyone else has eaten.
Dying is easy.
Comedy is hard.
Batman: White Knight