Archive for the ‘Misc.’ Category

May 23rd, 2020 - 12:16 am § in Misc.

May 23, Mafia Day

The 23rd of May – il 23 maggio….. Mike James FACEBOOK It’s a day in Italy to remember courage, the will to fight, a commitment to truth, the tenacity to confront and prosecute criminal arrogance, to remember Giovanni Falcone. Thousands will turn out that day, paying respect, rememb[...]

May 22nd, 2020 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Summer Soon

Original Cover Painting for Tarzan Comics by Mo Gollub – (Dell, 1955). This is a cover painting of Tarzan facing down a snarling leopard high in the treetops. Oil on artboard, from Jockohomo[...]

May 20th, 2020 - 2:17 pm § in Misc.

Titanic trivia

The two most famous ships of the Titanic story, besides Titanic herself — the SS Carpathia (which came to Titanic’s aid) and SS Californian (which didn’t) — were both sunk by German U-boats in World War 1. By then both were under other masters, and their captains on the night[...]

May 19th, 2020 - 1:29 pm § in Misc.

“It’s just the flu.”

Some people want to minimize the seriousness of Covid-19 for ulterior reasons. They argue, “It’s just the flu. People die of flu every year.” Except Covid-19 deaths are in addition to flu deaths. And the Covid-19 deaths have exceeded the typical number of flu deaths by multiples — currently [...]

May 19th, 2020 - 12:46 pm § in Misc.

What will happen to UW and WSU athletics?

The University of Washington and Washington State University athletic departments are run by Jen Cohen and Pat Chun, respectively. As athletic directors, their job duties embrace budgets, which obviously have been impacted by Covid-19 containment measures. It’s still unknown to what extent UW [...]

May 19th, 2020 - 1:14 am § in Jews, Misc.

A Jewish Thought on Malcom’s Birthday

Ru Man   When I was a kid, the first book I read that I couldn’t put down was the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” I loved it so much that I read it twice. Years later as a junior or senior in high school, I came to realize that the reason why a white Jewish kid […][...]

May 18th, 2020 - 12:06 am § in Misc.

Human Diversity


May 17th, 2020 - 5:09 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations

An elderly lifelong bachelor who lives with hundreds of other old, single men in a stylish European capital city has given strict orders to the world’s women and married heterosexual couples on the allowable methods for human impregnation. Dressed in flowing silken capes and a bejeweled silken hat[...]

May 17th, 2020 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Spike Lee on Children

CHILDREN ARE OFF LIMITS from 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks on Vimeo.[...]

May 15th, 2020 - 8:59 am § in Misc.

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