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Weekend Edition: 1-31

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck (“If you find yourself consistently giving too many fucks about trivial shit that bothers you … chances are you don’t have much going on in your life to give a legitimate fuck about. And that’s your real problem.”) (This piece also […]

Weekend Edition: 1-24

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Today is National Readathon Day. You know what to do.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Hunting of Billie Holiday (“[Chief drug enforcer Harry] Anslinger took jazz as yet more proof that marijuana drives people insane.”)

Why Don’t More People Kill Themselves (“What surprises me is that more people don’t choose […]

Popularity causes welcome problem for Historical Society Press

Around 1930, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote an autobiography about her and her family’s pioneer experience. No one would publish it. Wilder ended up using it as a source for her wildly successful Little House series. Turn the clock ahead 80 some years and things have changed dramatically. The autobiography was finally published late last year […]

Weekend Edition: 1-17

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There’s some new additions to the Curmudegeon’s Gallery

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward (“There’s no handbook on how to survive your young wife’s psychiatric crisis. The person you love is no longer there, replaced by a stranger who’s shocking and exotic. Every day I tasted […]

No good reasons offered to stop Adam and Steve

I anticipated some uproar following this week’s decision saying South Dakota’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Either I’m not familiar with the places it’s showing up (which may be a good thing) or the response to date has been quite muted.

What struck me about the decision wasn’t the result or the legal framework […]

A comic reflection of society

Although I knew they existed, I recently rediscovered sites like The Digital Comic Museum that make available, for free, public domain Golden Age comics. In the last few weeks I’ve spent far more hours than I should have downloading and reading various comics. One thing that’s clear, they do reflect the society of the day.

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