05/24/2020 archive

Not a Rant

They’re running the Turn Left Bumper Car Flaming Chunks of Twisted Metal 600 today and good luck with that. No Infield, no spectators, social distancing in the Pit (they already wear masks and gloves for safety). Up until last week or so they’d been running Video Game Races and they suspended one guy for real …

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An Update from Sores and Boils Alley

How are things in the Land of Steady Habits (that’s right, we’ve been swindling you since Colonial times)? Thank you for asking. Seriously. My Oximeter came in and my base line is between 94 and 98% which is good enough for the most part given my underlying Anemia. I feel much more confident about my …

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No Sports?

Borussia Dortmund vs. PSG in UEFA Champion’s League Round Robin competition, Paris, March 11, 2020. Fortunately, thanks to John Oliver and HBO, we’ll be getting a full season of Jelly’s Marble Run coming in June.

The Breakfast Club (Grapes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 24th Samuel Morse opens America’s first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain’s Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. Breakfast Tune “Hard Times” and “Camptown Hornpipe” performed by Rhiannon Giddens, Banjo l Met …

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Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition” 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 …

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