Archive for August 20th, 2021

August 20th, 2021 - 9:51 pm § in Humor

Cartoon: Masks and burqas

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August 20th, 2021 - 5:53 pm § in Health, Politics

“Masks and coercions do not work!”

In his case, stupidity didn’t work, either. Nor did thoughts and prayers, 26 days in the ICU, and 5 days on a ventilator. What does work, not 100% of the time, but much better than anything else, is getting vaccinated and wearing a mask. I’ve been seeing a lot of stories like this recent[...]

August 20th, 2021 - 2:37 pm § in Business, Misc.

Topps loses baseball card business

Major League Baseball is dropping Topps as its vendor of baseball trading cards, “ending a relationship that’s been in place since 1952,” CNBC reported on Thursday, August 19, 2021, although the current licensing agreement that runs through 2025 remains in place. So Topps will sell bas[...]

August 20th, 2021 - 12:01 am § in Misc.

Full-length movie: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

Not just another boring biopic with a violin soundtrack about a 17th century Dutch painter creating a famous painting. This one is different! Class divisions! Green jealousy and purple rage! Intrigues! Illicit romance! Dirty old men! Attempted rape! Running time: 1 hr. 40 mins. Genre: Historical dra[...]