I think I've cut my typo rate down a full .08 percent. Woo-hoo! (I maintain the typographical errors as some sort of charming artfulness.)
Let Germaine Greer Speak, damned University Students.
Who invented Rock and Roll? The problems and complications with the standard narrative of “white appropriating black” and making a bundle.
Back to the Future — 30 years back to 1985 shows we’re stuck in inertia as opposed to 30 years back to 1955.
Rubio versus Clinton — no thanks.
When Schools feel like Jails... Public Schools as they exist in the South.
Transcendental Meditation chants… conquering the Public Schools.
Lindsey Grahama, not tweeting during the debate but something like it.
The Late Night Wars as it were.
Pentagon pays a lot of money for the Sports Military Complex. (From my reading, it appears they either did so too during the Vietnam War Era or was just done for free back then).
Who are the worst offenders?
Operation KKK is… not up and up.
Ahmad Chalabi… dead.
Amazon not selling Yah Confederacy, is selling Holocaust Denialism.
Dark Web? Random.
outrage at random college professor… Thor and Heavy Metal Music is racist.
The Onion looks back at Back to the Future… a seering critique of Reaganomics.
Ahmed Mohomed (“Clock Kid”) to move to Qatar.
The Goosbumps movie… gender problems.
Yelp not suing South Park after parody, because Yelp isn’t stupid.
Say what you will about Kurt Nimmo’s analysis of the weak interest in the Democratic debate as opposed to Trump’s Republican debate… it’s pretty accurate.
Hm. More moving parts: The annual Kovacs Award, in honor of the late television icon Ernie Kovacs, will go to 92-year-old Bob Elliott, of the Bob and Ray comedy duo, and son Chris Elliott, a Late Show With David Letterman alumnus who’s flying in. Bob will appear via Skype.
How Germany views the Republican Speaker embargalo.
Chester Brown once posed this question: why not save our own feces?
UCLA investigating stupid frat party. Begs the question on these matters… oh, why?
The Case against borders, period.
Battle for gender neutral pronouns. (surely the Tennessee public loves the idea.)
Chris Elliott on Jimmy Kimmel, his new home-base. (Goes to an old joke he’s done at least twice, once on Late Night, the other time at Late Show.)
In Defense of Donald Trump. His likeness is found in some satiric literature…
Donald Trump and ArnoldSchwarzenegger: job swapping
Richard Dawkins on Ahmad Muhamed, which strikes me as marginally correct in the sense that no, we shouldn’t give him a Noble Prize, and marginally incorrect in the sense that — “hoax”? Sarah Palin’s a giant eye-roll, and I suppose the partisan result of Obama sticking his neck out.
Ted Cruz meets Stephen Colbert, comes out empty.
Donald Trump scores big with Democrats in Alabama. Hm… doesn’t mean all that much… Alabama?
New app to… better your language?
the Atlantic cover piece on what the hell is going on in colleges.
Living like Henry David Thoreau… actually, not really a good idea.
Good Luck to President Barack Hussein Obama. May he be better than a Mediocrity.
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Ronny Elliott "Mr. Edison's Electric Chair"
Bobby Short "Don't Bring Lulu"
TV On the Radio "Dreams"
Archers of Loaf "White Trash Heroes"
Murray Attaway "Fear of God"
Fountains of Wayne "I Want an Alien for Christmas"
The Divorce "Yes"
The Bluetones "Mudslide"
Black Box Recorder "Brutality"
Meat Puppets "Leaves"
Gorillaz "Clint Eastwood"
Neil Young "Keep on Rocking in the Free World"
The Louvin Brothers "The Great Atomic Power"