08/07/2016 archive

Sunday Train: Adventures on the Beijing Subway

I have ridden the Beijing Subway and lived to tell the tale! Click through for scary youtube clip of the Beijing Subway Of course, the youtube clips you might be able to find about incredible overcrowding on the Beijing subway is just part of the story. Indeed, when riding on my “home” subway line, I …

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Junkyard Cesspool Wars 2016: Day 2 Evening

Serena and Venus eliminated in Round 1 Doubles. Australia ruled the pool. Croatia beats Spain in Men’s Basketball. Italy wins fencing and judo, S. Korea archery, China Diving. Kosovo won a Gold too, its first ever. There was a horrible crash in the Women’s Road Race which sent Annemiek van Vleuten to Intensive Care and …

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Rant of the Week: Stephen Colbert – The Werd: What the “F”

“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert roasted GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump with a new The Werd.


So Poulanc dismissed his horn trio. I think it’s much deeper than that, parodying most of the musical tropes of his day to Trombone blatting laughter. Want to know an amazing thing? I play each one of those instruments. not that well mind you.

The Breakfast Club (Festa na Roça)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Junkyard Cesspool Wars 2016: Day 2 Morning

(In British- Scrapheap Poo Pit Challenge) Yawn. Have some good sleep? Not me. Fortunately the festivities don’t start until a leisurely 9 am. Time Network Event(s) 9 am NBCSN, Part 1 Beach Volleyball, Archery, Fencing 9:30 am Bravo, Part 1 Tennis 10 am

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings we present a …

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