Topical Channels

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August 18, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

Comedy Channels

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August 18, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

History Channels

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August 18, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

Arts Channels

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August 18, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

Maths & Science Channels

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August 17, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

Philosophy Channels

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August 17, 2019. Media Picks. Leave a comment.

1970s Nostalgia

The 1970s were great. We had a declining economy, random power cuts and everybody looked like they had got dressed in the dark. This was only partly explained by the power cuts causing them to actually get dressed in the dark. Yeah. The ’70s were great!

[FX: Rotary dial telephone rings.]

“Hello…”
“Yes…”
“Oh…”
“Right.”
“OK. Thanks. Bye.”

[FX: Brrrrrr. Click.]

Apparently all that stuff happened today.

If anybody sees the Bay City Rollers, call for help and start erecting barricades.

August 9, 2019. History, Politics, Silly. Leave a comment.

YouTube Recommendations

I know I have been slagging off YouTube lately for its failure to protect people from bullying by its very worst denizens. Despite this, YouTube is a platform with an importance that transcends the utterly shitty way in which the platform is operated. YouTube is where you have to go to get the good videos from the good people.*

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July 13, 2019. Administrivia, Links, Media, Politics, Sensible. Leave a comment.

What Is The Plan For The US Border?

I really hope that I am wrong about this, but I think I know what the plan is on the US southern border. When I look at what is happening, I don’t see a lack of funding. I don’t see isolated incidents. I don’t see negligence or incompetence. I see something far, far worse.

Content Warning: I’m putting this all below the fold as it is fucking grim.

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June 29, 2019. Law, Money, Politics, Sensible. Leave a comment.

War with Iran: What you need to know

This is so simple that even Trump should be able to work this one out.

  • Iran can’t win. America is the richest nation on earth with military technology decades ahead of Iran.
  • America can’t win. Iran is bigger and has a higher GDP than Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam combined. It has a huge and coherent military and, unlike Iraq, it would put up a real fight if invaded.
  • The entire middle east could kick off. Nobody would win.
  • Millions could die for absolutely nothing.

Any questions?

June 20, 2019. Politics, Sensible. Leave a comment.

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