Category Archives: In the news…

Complaint Corner: Why do I have to Pay for Music?

From the Austin Music People page on Facebook: Someone complained about an experience they had at an Austin music venue last night, and the club owner responded this morning. Hello [Owner], I was here on Saturday night, and we specifically … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Entertainment, In the news..., Music, My World | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Revolution

Taken from a conversation on the senseless killings by the police of black people and the coming revolution … Tess: So Stanley, what’s next? I wasn’t around for the 60s but what is the final catalyst for a complete and … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, In the news..., Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Live Long and Prosper

Goodbye Mr. Spock, aka Leonard Nimoy. The New York Times sez, Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Heroes, In the news... | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Seattle Times: At 92, area’s last typewriter repairman loves his Selectrics

This was such a cool article I just had to share. The area’s last typewriter repairman is 92 and he’ll tell you all kinds of stories. Bob Montgomery has the time for stories because he’s not that busy these days. … Continue reading

Posted in In the news..., My World, Oddities, Repair, Seattle | Tagged | Leave a comment

US’s Greatest Crisis Today

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Trickle Up Economics

hgus ~ It’s not about the economy, stupid Companies are so efficient at maximizing shareholder value and profits that if we mandated 30 days vacation, we would increase the demand for labor by more than 10%. This would wipe out … Continue reading

Posted in Blogosphere, Community, Economics, Everyday Science, In the news... | Tagged | Leave a comment

Make Love, not Hate. No, really…

Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy: “The question is whether or not the federal government, under our federalism scheme, has the authority to regulate marriage.” Chief Justice John Roberts (to Edith Windsor’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan): “You don’t doubt that the lobby supporting … Continue reading

Posted in In the news..., Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment