A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
Moira Donegan has acknowledged having created the Shitty Media Men list. She should be lauded for doing so. Her detractors though? They deserve nothing of the sort.
James Damore, the “echo chamber memo” guy, just filed a high profile lawsuit against his former employer, Google. He might have the chance to blaze a new trail in California employment law along the way.
In war there is no wrong, there is no right, and only the Devil can sleep at night.
Revisiting the original in light of the upcoming live-action adaptation
A human-readable writeup of yesterday’s technology news.
In which an economist looks at one of the seminal science fiction works of the 20th Century.
The Trumpian worldview in full effect.
I note the recent story about UFOs and consider burdens of proof required to convince of their existence and compare with burdens of proof in the debate over theism.
Warning: This post contains unmarked spoilers for The Last Jedi
In any extended series the creators reach a decision point. They have said what there is to say given the series’ starting point. They have to choose: Do Something Different, or More of the Same.
Never-Trumpers are a diverse bunch that don’t always understand each other.
The Last Jedi is an easy movie to have opinions about.
This post will contain spoilers.
Let’s talk about the massive plot hole The Last Jedi introduced.
On a recent book which argues that it’s time we stop thinking of the Enlightenment as the work of caffeinated European men in salons and look to the civil courts of the Spanish colonial world.
Bernard Law – a man who invested considerable personal energy aiding and abetting the molestation of children – has died.
Killing two people is 100% worse than killing one person.
A language is more than a listing of its words.
It’s bowl season. I have some thoughts, some (so far terrible) predictions, and a challenge for y’all.
“I am not a doctor, but I play one in real life.”
It’s not as easy a question as you might think.
A rare window for police reform has closed.
I’m done blaming the police.
Hey, at least he got to have sex at Stonehenge with Miranda’s Enormous Chest. Suck it, Druids. (Ed note: slightly NSFW – you probably got that already.)
We accept the unacceptable sometimes because it never occurs to us not to.
Hysteria is growing in the USA and Europe once again.