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I don’t know what I ate, but I am not going to eat it again and that’s all I have to say about that. Leafing through Tumblr picture files is more even more fun than junk TV on a sick … Continue reading
This is the second of several posts based on the things I saw at the rather wonderful International Walldog Mural and Sign Art Museum in Pontiac, Illinois. One of these things moved me profoundly.The sign painting kit of J.P. King … Continue reading
What, pray tell, do Android updates have to do with Arctic animals? Not much, I would have thought, until I trustingly let my normally unflappably reliable Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update its software– and found the new version does not … Continue reading
This is something I don’t usually write, not being a historian, and not having any answers to unanswerable questions. But the date, and making minicomics in preparation for SPX, will always be linked in my mind. The puppy I got … Continue reading
There are many ways the world could be improved. The big ones alone would make a list to fill your screen, and if you started writing about petty annoyances, you would never be able to stop. Even so–why does every … Continue reading
Megaladon: the Monster Shark Lives. Might as well get the embarrassing admission out of the way first: I fell for it. Like a bag of rocks. It was late, and I was tired, but still … This “documentary” ran last … Continue reading
Maybe it’s geeky of me, or nerdy, but I’ve always sort of wondered what the difference is, if any, between these two classes of people. This post on today’s Gizmodo concerns one scholar’s attempt to clarify the issue. The post … Continue reading
Back in the 60s and 70s, people in science fiction stories had little flat computers they carried in their pockets or their bags. They were called minicomps or minitabs or slates, and they could do all kinds of amazing things. … Continue reading
Famous people born on the first of June include Morgan Freeman, Marilyn Monroe, and not one but two famous Franks, actor Frank Morgan and Frank Whittle, who is usually credited as the inventor of the jet engine.