Remembering pen and paper single player games… specifically, the Dragonlance one with the gnomes.
A practicing Muslim requested the presence of his imam at his execution and was told no; he’d have to make do with the prison’s Christian chaplain or no spiritual leader at all as he met his state-sponsored end. SCOTUS agreed.
New controversies are swirling in the Old Dominion as the chaos in Richmond continues into a second week. Here is the latest in the ever-changing landscape of Virginia government scandal:
Albert Finney has died. He was 82.
So … that’s the GND. So what do I think of it? To be honest, I’d expect more out of a freshman year term paper.
Love is an active decision we make after being thrown together by fate or destiny.
A look back at some of the movies that stood out in 2018
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ tradition of brining you links and music from across the web and around the world. This week: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles.
Preparing for the upcoming culturally mandatory “date-night”.
Even in acknowledging Bradford Jr.’s innocence, Marshall cannot help but to parrot the line that the Hoover Police Department used in its various tellings of the story: that Bradford Jr. was a threat. Even though he was not a threat. Even though he was innocent.
According to the artist Jennifer Rubell and Cultural DC website, it’s a commentary on the many roles Ivanka plays and how we the public contribute to those roles. According to conservatives on Twitter, it is a derogatory piece meant to poke fun at Ivanka and laugh as we throw trash at her.
The only thing Malthusian predictions have had in common is being completely wrong
Ten Thoughts on Hulu’s Battleground.
Laura Loomer is the worst kind of grifter; an incompetent one, who in publicly complaining has let everyone in on the con, making it harder for her to run her game.
While our political divides aren’t going away, the way we talk about them should.
It’s your weekly roundup of the best law related links from around the web. In recognition of Black History Month, this week’s edition delves into the injustices of the Scottsboro Boys case.
… with a girl across the court.
Video of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union, Stacey Abrams’ Democratic response, and the guest list to read, share, and discuss.
Even for a state who traces it’s origins of governance to clandestine and often rowdy meetings in the Apollo Room of the Raleigh Tavern, this is getting pretty chaotic:
Only then can we have all the great ideological battles we have been wanting to fight but cannot – trapped as we are, swinging at the empty air in our own little bubbles.
Maybe he could serve burgers in a silly hat instead?
If solar power was a magic unicorn just this side of cold fusion, we’d all already be using it.
LEGO had an anniversary, so I felt I should write about them.
Your Ordinary World for Monday with links about the Super Bowl, HBCU still struggling, Ralph Northam, Progressive FoPo in 2020 campaign, find every language, conservative media, and a trailblazing flyer gets historic sendoff.
Rereading J.G. Ballard’s final novel about consumers who turn to absentminded fascism when shopping loses its appeal.
Believe it or not, you can make some amazing pulled pork in this thing. It’s not the same as bbq cooked for hours in a smoker, but it’s still pretty fantastic.
Rivers, Roads, and Rails is a family-friendly board game that is suitable for the little ones and, at the same time, will appeal to the hard core gamer types.
Can two people set aside their differences and under the influences of hormones and hearts, live happily ever after?
Celsuis or Fahrenheit?
In robotics, my son had found his “thing”, an organized activity which he enjoys and in which he excels. The only unsolicited information I get about his days at school is when he updates me on the progress of his team’s robot. On the team there are coders, builders, and drivers. “I’m a coder,” he likes to remind me.
My purpose, however, is only to plant a little bit of doubt or skepticism about what is currently being sold as the truth as we know it. This requires me to talk a little about the genetic studies.