Weekend Edition: 4-17

Nonbookish Linkage

Dr. Strangelove shows up in COVID-19 anti-vax idiocy The role magic played in the development of early Christianity Woogans: vegans who believe in “woo-woo” ideas Just in case you need to find a Pastafarian Why we listen to sad music Medieval pandemic cures The misinformation virus The lost cosmonaut conspiracy theory Prince Philip […]

Weekend Edition: 4-3

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Religion, Legitimacy, and Government in America, A Just-So Story (“How is it, then, that religious belief can be both foundational to American democracy and a profound threat to it?”) Dr. Seuss’s Mistakes Are the Least of Our Troubles (“of all the racist, sexist, classist things children are exposed to, […]

Weekend Edition: 3-27

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Stop Invoking ‘The Founding Fathers’ in Political Debates (“To do so is to suggest that your views are unequivocally American and therefore correct, which couldn’t be more wrong.”)

Nonbookish Linkage

Can religion give you PTSD? “Sex addiction” isn’t really an addiction but a byproduct of conservative religiosity The uses […]

Weekend Edition: 3-20

Interesting Straightforward Reading in the Interweb Tubez

The Covid Queen of South Dakota (“‘I choose to rely on science and data and facts,’ said Noem, despite disregarding the actual science and data.”)

Nonbookish Linkage

John Thune is becoming a legend The year the y-axis broke What conspiracy theorists don’t believe Could time travel ever work? […]

Weekend Edition: 3-13

Q Droppings

The COVID vaccines are bioweapons, sheeple Life, The Quniverse, And Everything

Nonbookish Linkage

Who wouldda thunk? States with Republican governors had the highest COVID incidence and death rates Why the internet always says your headache is cancer NASA is worried about pirates?!? The renewed pandemic of car warranty robocalls Hating on double spacing […]