Background: My friend Josh headed up to Berkeley and Silicon Valley for President’s Day weekend and asked me to find him a place to stay under $120 a night. I was surprised to find out that the long weekend was actually quite pricey, even though I knew the Bay Area normally has higher than average […]
I have finally figured out who Donald Trump reminds me of. He's a dumb version of Robert Moses. This is a relief. It's been burrowing around in the back of my mind for a long time, but I couldn't quite place who I was thinking of. This should free up some space in my brain for further incisive political comparisons.
A few weeks ago I went on a winter campout in the NY Catskills with a bunch of my dad’s friends and their kids. I’d never gone camping in the winter before so I thought it’d be a great way to test out my gear. I mean, if I can survive subfreezing temperatures with my gear then I should be fine with cold weather on the trail. Show More Summary
"I was really pissed off the academy left out my sister Alexis in the memoriam, because Alexis had a great body of work, but Alexis was one of very few trans artists that worked in the business," said Patricia Arquette on Monday.
When Hero Forge first came out with their 3D printed miniatures, I did an interview with the creators and backed them on kickstarter. I used my kickstarter codes to order miniatures for review and I did a review of the miniatures from stem to stern, showing what they looked like by getting miniatures made of […]
"My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhuman law that bans entry of immigrants to the US."
Apple is rolling out the fourth iOS 10.3 beta for developer testing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The upcoming software update includes Find My AirPods support, CarPlay improvements, Apple’s new filesystem, and more. We’ll update and highlight any changes discovered below. more… Filed under: Apple
I was an honorary cub scout around age 6, because A) my brother was an actual cub scout, B) our mom was troupe leader, and C) we didn't have a babysitter. My only clear memory of that time was making salt dough pretzels with the boys, though, which tasted terrible. Show More Summary
My thanks to commenter Jag for drawing attention to a quite a different Brexit bombshell from No 10 in the Daily Telegraph. The Prime Minister is expected to say that EU citizens who travel to Britain after she triggers Article 50 will no longer have the automatic right to stay in the UK permanently. more...
I started last year with a promise to myself that I would do more things that scared me, take more risks, and challenge myself more. I've always been a "safe" kind of person, following rules and talking myself out of things that others have no problem doing spontaneously. Show More Summary
MONDAY BEER AND WINE LINKS, MUSING, 02.27.17 “It’s a Shopping Mall for Alcoholics Out There” Beer in context and the context is life. As the following links will suggest I already had storytelling on my mind when I read these 412 words Saturday morning. When you start looking for subliminal messages or find yourself noticing […]
Ever since becoming a mom (a little less than a year ago), I have added a few ‘skills’ to my repertoire as I joined the ranks of Super Women. These skills are not specific to just me, but to most moms. I deem these skills super powers simply because we don’t know how we got […]
"One out of every five of my employees won't be in their roles next year," says Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes. "And I couldn't be happier." "One out of every five of my employees won't be in their roles next year," says Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) There was a bizarre incident at the Minneapolis Institute of Art today: a fight broke out in an 18th Century European art gallery. Almost equally remarkable is the manner in which my local newspaper, the Star Tribune,...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I discussed the evolution of my gear over the last 20 years of casual hiking and camping. Check it out! I never thought I would care so much about 10 pounds. Let’s be clear. I care because it is a cool goal to set for myself. Show More Summary
The deadline for teams to use the franchise tag comes this Wednesday and one player who would like to see the day pass without the tag being used is Chiefs safety Eric Berry. Berry played out the 2016 season under the terms of the tag and is a candidate to get it again unless he…
It has been three days since Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Alok Madasani, and Ian Grillot were shot in a terrorist attack by a man who shouted, “Get out of my country,” before opening fire. Three days. Three days that the Indian-American community has been in mourning. Show More Summary
"And besides, green is too close to blue. Like get out of here, it’s an off-brand blue."
Most of the Christian churches I pass whenever I leave my home have electronic reader boards out front near their signs. I suppose this makes it far easier for them to change the text they want to display to passersby. Some of the more...Show More Summary
It’s time to check out the reality TV listings and plan your week. This week brings us the season premieres of The Voice, Little Women: LA, and 60 Days In and the season finales of Hunted, Top Chef, and My Kitchen Rules. Check out the...Show More Summary