2018-12-17: Artist Shepard Fairey said he will insist on removal of...

2018-12-15: Zinke Fleeing In Terror as Democrats About To Release Subpoenas Against Him And the real truth: “Zinke, a former Republican congressman from...

2018-12-14: Adam Schiff’s Plans to Obliterate Trump’s Red Line The New Yorker: Adam Schiff’s Plans to Obliterate Trump’s Red...

2018-12-14: Peter Kruger's answer to How did society shift so abruptly to a politically correct culture? Quora: Society didn’t shift abruptly. Microaggressions aren’t new. You’re just...

2018-12-14: Maria Butina's Plea Binds GOP, NRA, Evangelicals And Russia Crooks and Liars: Maria Butina's Plea Binds GOP, NRA, Evangelicals...

2018-12-13: A Valuable Reputation - Tyrone Hayes vs. Syngenta re herbicide atrazine The New Yorker reports: In 2001, seven years after joining...

2018-12-12: 5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia HuffPost: Reps. Jim Costa, Al Lawson, Collin Peterson, Dutch Ruppersberger...

2018-12-11: Pelosi privately disses Trump’s manhood after White House meeting POLITICO reports: Trump “must have said the word ‘wall’ 30...

2018-12-10: Republicans happy to dance on George H.W. Bush’s grave nyti.ms...

2018-12-06: Facebook’s Very Bad Month Just Got Worse The New Yorker: Who could have imagined that a creepy...

2018-12-04: One of these kinda days

2018-12-03: How Many Animals Were Harmed in the Making of This Camera Film?   Petapixel reports: film is not a vegan product. Film...

2018-12-02: The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where Its Money Goes  The New York Times: The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where Its...

2018-12-01: 19 of 20 World Leaders Just Pledged to Fight Climate Change. Trump Was the Lone Holdout  Mother Jones: 19 of 20 World Leaders Just Pledged to...

2018-12-01: Double Door Reopening In Uptown’s Wilson Theater Building Block Club Chicago reports: After 24 years in Wicker Park...

2018-11-28: Streetsblog Chicago, John Greenfield: Ice Ice, Baby: Long After Snowfall...

2018-11-28: If Manafort is counting on a pardon, he shouldn’t The Washington Post: “If a president sold pardons for money,...

2018-11-27: The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed The Nation reports: The fraud works like this. When the...

2018-11-26: White House lacks lawyers to deal with empowered Democrats POLITICO reports: White House lacks lawyers to deal with empowered...

2018-11-22: How Jimi Hendrix Set Black Artists Stone Free Stereo Williams: Jimi Hendrix helped remind the world that black...

2018-11-21: Dr. John played on Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space Wikipedia: In 1997 he contributed piano and vocals to the...

2018-11-21: Harvesting in a Trade War: U.S. Crops Rot as Storage Costs Soar The New York Times: Farmers are feeling the pinch. Those...

2018-11-20: Walmart asks  Hyde-Smith for donation back because of hanging outrage CNBC: "Sen. Hyde-Smith's recent comments clearly do not reflect the...

2018-11-19: Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker HuffPost: the last time that the acting attorney general wasn’t...

2018-11-19: Embattled and in over his head, Mark Zuckerberg should — at least — step down as Facebook chairman The Washington Post: After the past week’s developments, the 34-year-old...

2018-11-19: Trump’s Fox News Sunday interview with Chris Wallace shows his ineptness Vox: Speaking to Fox News’s Chris Wallace in an interview...

2018-11-17: Next healthcare mission for Democrats: save the VA system from Trump's privatization scheme Daily Kos: The Trump administration is rushing headlong into its plan...

2018-11-13: Bob Dylan’s Masterpiece, “Blood on the Tracks,” Is Still Hard to Find  Alex Ross, The New Yorker: To assemble the original “Blood...

2018-11-13: Trump, stung by midterms and nervous about Mueller, retreats from traditional presidential duties Los Angeles Times reports: Unusually early on Monday, the White...

2018-11-13: Adam Schiff: Matthew Whitaker, we’re watching you The Washington Post: The president and Whitaker should heed this...

2018-11-13: Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Faces Court Challenge The New York Times reports: Now, Mr. Whitaker’s appointment is...

2018-11-13: CNN sues White House to regain access for reporter Jim Acosta The Washington Post reports: During Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, the Secret...

2018-11-12: As White House screams fraud in Florida, several Republican candidates are still awaiting more votes ThinkProgress: As White House screams fraud in Florida, several Republican...

2018-11-12: Surfin' Bird History: A Novelty Hit With Wings Tedium: How a single novelty song capture the public imagination,...

2018-11-10: With Megyn Kelly Gone, NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Viewers Return The Daily Beast: On her prime-time Fox News show The...

2018-11-10: High-tech farmers are using LED lights in ways that seem to border on science fiction Washington Post reports: Growing the future. High-tech farmers are using...

2018-11-10: I asked an online tracking company for all of my data and here's what I found Privacy International reports: For each and every single one of...

2018-11-09: Kerry James Marshall’s public art will stay put at West Side library Curbed Chicago reports: Kerry James Marshall’s public art will stay...

2018-11-09: Three days later: Hey, Republicans really did get clobbered The Washington Post: It turns out the 2018 midterm elections...

2018-11-09: Marketers Push Agencies to Shoulder More Liability for Data Breaches WSJ reports: Marketers Push Agencies to Shoulder More Liability for...

2018-11-07: Matthew Whitaker, the New Acting Attorney General, Was Obsessed With Clinton’s Emails Mother Jones reports: Matthew Whitaker, the New Acting Attorney General,...

2018-11-07: GOP made it easier to subpoena presidential administrations in 2015. Now Democrats have that power. ThinkProgress: Back in 2015, the House Republican majority changed the...

2018-11-06: First Democratic flip of the night: Guam governor!

2018-11-06: Some Hispanics With Jewish Roots Pursue an Exit Strategy: Emigrate to Spain The New York Times: Ana Maria Gallegos’s family has called...

2018-11-06: Haruki Murakami to donate novel manuscripts, vinyl records, other material to Waseda University, his alma mater The Japan Times reports: In the envisioned facility to house...

2018-11-06: [The Clash – 1977 Lyrics Genius Lyrics](https://genius.com/The-clash-1977-lyrics) Not sure of the...

2018-11-05: Ronnie James Dio and Frank Zappa Hologram Tours Coming in 2019 Consequence of Sound: Ronnie James Dio hologram tour to hit...

2018-11-05: Koch brothers are watching you: And new documents reveal just how much they know Salon.com reports: Koch brothers are watching you: And new documents...

2018-11-05: Voting machine errors already roil Texas and Georgia races POLITICO: Five states — Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana, Delaware and...

2018-11-04: Apple's new anti-tracking feature in Safari takes toll Ad Age reports: The anti-tracking feature embedded in the newest...

2018-11-03: Citizens of Guam should have the right to vote in US elections The Washington Post: As the governor of the U.S. territory...

2018-11-03: CNN Goes There, Tells Don Jr His Dad’s Ad Is Racist Mother Jones: But if CNN’s corporate PR team is learning,...

2018-11-03: Shirt Pocket Watch - The Best UI is No UI / sdbackupbytime Shirt Pocket reports: Due to a stupid error regarding Summer...

2018-11-03: This Ad Fraud Scheme Stole Millions, But Almost No One...

2018-10-31: National Popular Vote National Popular Vote: The National Popular Vote bill would guarantee...

2018-10-31: Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Wikipedia: No person shall be a Senator or Representative in...

2018-10-31: Pittsburgh shooting exposes rift in Israel, which doesn't recognize all Jewish denominations Los Angeles Times: Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life congregation hosts communities...

2018-10-30: Mueller accuses opponents of offering women money to make 'false claims' about him CNBC reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller has referred to the...

2018-10-30: Florida's Blue-Green Algae Bloom 10 Times Too Toxic to Touch, Testing Shows  The Weather Channel: Water samples collected on the St. Lucie...

2018-10-28: Brazilian bus driver training includes being on a stationary bike while buses pass Nice In Cariacica, Brazil, part of the bus driver training...

2018-10-27: Megyn Kelly was meant to bridge the partisan divide. She failed The Guardian: It is much easier to condone blackface when...

2018-10-27: Marijuana Legalization Has Gone Mainstream. Rick Steves Has Helped The New York Times: Marijuana Legalization Has Gone Mainstream. Rick...

2018-10-27: The Beastie Boys Put Down the Mic and Pick Up the Pen The New York Times: The story begins — or maybe...

2018-10-26: NBC’s Firing of Megyn Kelly Is as Cynical as Her Hiring Was - as tears struggled to surface in her eyes The New Yorker: On Wednesday, Kelly tried her hand at...

2018-10-25: Trump charity bid $10,000 on Trump portrait when no one else wanted it The Guardian reports: How sad. The only reason Donald Trump’s...

2018-10-25: ‘Just get rid of her’: Megyn Kelly is again in trouble, but NBC colleagues rejected her long before The Washington Post reports: Sarah Glover, the president of the...

2018-10-25: Megyn Kelly is OUT at NBC just 48 hours after blackface scandal, may walk away with $69 million Daily Mail Online has the gossip of course: Multiple sources...

2018-10-25: While Stormy Daniels publicly battles Trump, Summer Zervos’s defamation suit against him quietly advances The Washington Post reports: Three days after adult-film star Stormy...

2018-10-24: George R. R. Martin Answers Times Staffers’ Burning Questions The New York Times: It’s kind of ironic because I...

2018-10-24: Why the Mac Pro 5,1 is the best system for Creative Professionals 2018: Internal expandability and unparalleled workstation customisation Create Pro: Why the Mac Pro 5,1 is the best...

2018-10-24: Mr. Trump typically relies on his cellphones when he does not want a call going through the White House switchboard and logged for senior aides to see The New York Times: Mr. Trump has insisted on more...

2018-10-24: When Trump Phones Friends, the Chinese and the Russians Listen and Learn The New York Times reports: But the calls made from...

2018-10-24: Today's edition of Not Surprised News - Anti-Pension Illinois Governor Made Billions Off Pensions The Intercept reports: Gov. Bruce Rauner made a fortune charging...

2018-10-24: Here’s How Democrats Should Investigate Trump, From the Congressman Who Investigated Bush  Mother Jones: Here’s How Democrats Should Investigate Trump, From the...

2018-10-24: Brian Kemp Leaked Audio About Georgia Voting Concerns Raises Questions Rolling Stone reports: Brian Kemp, Georgia Secretary of State and...

2018-10-22: Rep. Dave Brat, an economist of sorts, borrowed heavily from Bernanke in academic paper #plagiarism The Washington Post: Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va) often touts his...

2018-10-22: Attack of the Right-Wing Snowflakes Michelle Goldberg, The New York Times: But as much as...

2018-10-22: For U.S. Senate: Beto O'Rourke  Houston Chronicle: Ted Cruz — a candidate the Chronicle endorsed...

2018-10-22: Study: Hillary Clinton’s emails got as much front-page coverage in 6 days as policy did in 69 Vox: But two researchers, David Rothschild and Duncan Watts, took...

2018-10-22: A 14-year-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico verges on becoming one of the worst in U.S. history The Washington Post: NEW ORLEANS — An oil spill that...

2018-10-22: Has the N.C.A.A.’s ‘Student-Athlete’ Fiction Reached Its Logical End? reports: The N.C.A.A., of course, is not on trial, but...

2018-10-22: The Problem With Probiotics The New York Times: In a recent article in JAMA...

2018-10-22: What to eat at Mitsuwa Marketplace, home to Chicago area's best ramen and tempura  Chicago Tribune: Mitsuwa’s food court is best known for Santouka...

2018-10-21: The Trump Tax Scam, Phase II Krugman: Well, consider the fact that even as McConnell blames...

2018-10-19: College athletics is one of the biggest legal frauds we allow in this country Sam Smith: College athletics is one of the biggest legal...

2018-10-19: A New Facebook Suit Makes ‘Pivot to Video’ Even More Myopic  WIRED reports: "They were making this move to video the...

2018-10-19: The Facebook-Driven Video Push May Have Cost 483 Journalists Their Jobs The Atlantic: Facebook can’t shoulder the blame for these layoffs...

2018-10-19: How much sugar do consumers expect in a ‘lightly sweetened’ cereal? Judge certifies classes in Kellogg added sugar case Food Navigator USA: If up to 40% of the calories...

2018-10-19: Dihydrogen monoxide parody Scotch_and_Water Wikipedia: Dihydrogen monoxide: is also known as hydroxyl acid,...

2018-10-17: A Walk Through Velvet Underground History With John Cale The New York Times: John Cale didn’t spend very long...

2018-10-15: Elizabeth Warren reminds Trump of $1 million charity promise for DNA test that 'shows you're an Indian' The Washington Post: Trump, with glee, told the rally crowd...

2018-10-15: Mayor Rahm Emanuel's budget plan calls for extra spending on garbage and recycling bins, rat control and tree trimming Chicago Tribune: There also will be $500,000 more for rat...

2018-10-14: Canadians Smoke a Lot of Pot Now. When It’s Legal, How Will the Culture Change? The New York Times: Clayton Casey buying a Tim Hortons...

2018-10-13: Kara Swisher on the worst and best bosses she’s ever had. Slate: He also used to make people call him Dr....

2018-10-12: Republican pair apparently pose as communists to make Democratic donation Everyone Needs Mommy - Democracy Needs Your Vote The Guardian:...

2018-10-11: Leonard Cohen Wrote a Poem Called “Kanye West Is Not Picasso” Consequence of Sound: Leonard Cohen wrote a poem called “Kanye...

2018-10-11: Investigative reporter Craig Unger: “Trump has had contacts with the Russian mafia for 35 years” Salon.com: In his new book "House of Trump, House of...

2018-10-11: Languid and bittersweet

2018-10-11: Washington Monthly | Donald Trump Might Be the Worst Businessman in America Nancy LeTourneau reports: Trump was clearly in deep financial trouble: he...

2018-10-10: FBI Seeks Help from Advertising Trade Group in Media-Buying Probe WSJ reports: FBI Seeks Help from Advertising Trade Group in...

2018-10-09: Why Nobel winner Donna Strickland didn’t have a Wikipedia page The Washington Post: On Oct. 2, when Donna Strickland won...

2018-10-08: Damn can I relate…

2018-10-08: Was There a Connection Between a Russian Bank and the Trump Campaign? Off The Grid Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker: Was There...

2018-10-08: What to Drink Before Bed? There’s Lots to Consider Marie Duffau Napoléon Bas Armagnac The New York Times: But...

2018-10-08: Why Are We Still Celebrating Columbus Day? Allyson Shwed: Why Are We Still Celebrating Columbus Day? Columbus...

2018-10-07: D.C. Circuit sent complaints about Kavanaugh’s testimony to Chief Justice Roberts The Washington Post: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has...

2018-10-07: Susan Collins Is the Worst Kind of Maverick The New York Times: But on many key votes, [Senator...

2018-10-07: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation | Album Reviews Consequence of Sound: Sonic Youth’s Daydream Nation Became a Guiding...

2018-10-07: Police seize Texas political yard sign GOP elephant girl skirt The Texas Tribune: A Hamilton woman's homemade political sign was...

2018-10-06: The Silence of Vinyl Records I blogged a few years ago: Curating playlists on my...

2018-10-06: “Your Mac seems ok, and nice and warm…” #cat

2018-10-06: Stormwater management: How Dutch solutions could have mitigated Hurricane Florence damage 60 Minutes - CBS News: How Dutch stormwater management could...

2018-10-05: Joe Manchin’s Argument for Voting for Brett Kavanaugh Makes No Sense Kavanaugh Corsets Mother Jones: Joe Manchin’s Argument for Voting for...

2018-10-04: LAWSPLAINER: No, Kavanaugh's Confirmation Won't Free All Of Trump's Crimimous Minions Through An Obscure Double Jeopardy Case 1912 Tearing Off The Bonds Popehat: Double Jeopardy prevents successive...

2018-10-04: At Trump’s big city hotels, business dropped as his political star rose, internal documents show The Washington Post: Ten years ago, retired electrician Dave Roberts...

2018-10-03: What’s Going on With Apple’s New Bagel Emoji? Grub Street: This is an emoji that New Yorkers and...

2018-10-03: Who Owns Kafka? Evan Kindley of The Nation: When Franz Kafka was dying,...

2018-10-03: No collusion! No collusion! You’re the puppet…

2018-10-03: Google's proposed first urban development raises data concerns Headed To Ward’s Island, Toronto Chicago Tribune: Heated streets will...

2018-10-02: Eric Clapton Eats At Le Colonial 3 Times In 2 Days Block Club Chicago: Le Colonial Chicago said they hosted the...

2018-10-01: Rain

2018-10-01: For Private Prisons, Detaining Immigrants Is Big Business The New York Times: For Private Prisons, Detaining Immigrants Is...

2018-10-01: Martins Beach: U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal of Khosla Nelson Muntz - Ha Ha The Mercury News: The U.S....

2018-10-01: New Haven Pedometer from who knows how long ago. Missing...

2018-10-01: Language Of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Wikipedia: Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as...

2018-09-29: Since Mom died this past Spring, my 92 YO dad waits for mail every day. Listens for the squeak of the mail slot opening. Miriam Dunn: ATTENTION FRIENDS: Since Mom died this past Spring,...

2018-09-29: 25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know Serious Eats: Old Fashioneds, negronis, martinis, and more: the old...

2018-09-29: Google Adds Image Rights Metadata to Photo Search Results PetaPixel: Google is taking another big step in protecting photographers’...

2018-09-29: He Got Schizophrenia. He Got Cancer. And Then He Got Cured. The New York Times: A bone-marrow transplant essentially reboots the...

2018-09-29: On Squi and the 65-Lady Letter emptywheel: There should be an explanation for why Christine Blasey...

2018-09-29: Jesuits: It is time for the Kavanaugh nomination to be withdrawn America Magazine: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate...

2018-09-29: Backblaze users might want to hold off on Mojave  Six Colors: LINKED BY DAN MOREN September 28, 2018 8:49...

2018-09-28: xebec By Christian Børs - http://safon.org/nn/index.php/Fil:Christian_Boers_Pirataatak_1769_cr_No_3.jpg, Public Domain, Link Wiktionary: xebec...

2018-09-28: A Bitter Nominee, Questions of Neutrality, and a Damaged Supreme Court Adam Liptak, The New York Times: “The Supreme Court,” [Judge...

2018-09-26: It’s Time To Stop Adding Tall Buildings To Parts Of West Loop, Neighbors Say In New Plan Block Club Chicago: It’s Time To Stop Adding Tall Buildings...

2018-09-26: Photos Show Kavanaugh in a Suit, but Blasey in Sunglasses. Why? The New York Times: A reader points out that news...

2018-09-26: The Koch Brothers are Behind Effort to Kill Light Rail in Phoenix Streetsblog USA: The Koch Brothers’ nationwide campaign against transit has...

2018-09-26: How ridiculous: WPP is merging Y&R with VML into VMLY&R Ad Age: WPP's new CEO Mark Read didn't take long...

2018-09-25: Mormon Women’s Group Calls for Probe of Allegations Against Kavanaugh The New York Times: As turmoil grows over sexual misconduct...

2018-09-25: Cocktails the Lazy Way, at the End of the Day The New York Times: Easiest of all is the old-fashioned....

2018-09-25: Rauner talks about gaming and marijuana Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar: Legalizing marijuana I...

2018-09-25: How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump Jane Mayer: How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump...

2018-09-24: ‘How’d you find me?’: Mark Judge has been holed up in a beach house in Delaware amid a media firestorm The Washington Post: On Monday, a Washington Post reporter found...

2018-09-24: Paul Krugman | The Party of No Ideas The New York Times: Democrats will almost certainly receive more...

2018-09-24: Photographer Sues Zillow for $81M for Scraping His Real Estate Photos PetaPixel: A real estate photographer has filed a lawsuit against...

2018-09-24: For Perfect Pasta, Add Water and a Vigorous Stir The New York Times: In all three dishes, the secret,...

2018-09-24: Famous Chicagoans Like Chris Farley, Sweetness Fill The ‘Nighthawks’ Cafe In New Mural Block Club Chicago: Famous Chicagoans Like Chris Farley, Sweetness Fill...

2018-09-24: SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5 billion The Verge reports: SiriusXM is acquiring Pandora for $3.5 billion....

2018-09-24: Sears CEO Pushes a Rescue Plan to Avoid Bankruptcy WSJ reports: Warning that Sears Holdings Corp. is running out...

2018-09-24: Over and out: CB radio-maker struggles to adjust to Trump tariffs The Washington Post reports: Cedar Electronics has been selling CB...

2018-09-24: Democrats Are Busting Their 2016 Mobile Canvassing Records WIRED: But NGP VAN, which has maintained the Democratic voter...

2018-09-24: News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder The New York Times: News Site to Investigate Big Tech,...

2018-09-21: The Con in Foxconn Wisconsin American Prospect: The Con in Foxconn Wisconsin. How economic impact...

2018-09-21: New Prince from his vault- “Piano & Microphone 1983” #music...

2018-09-21: Got my copy of Pamela Bannos’ new book, “Vivian Maier...

2018-09-21: From The Collection of Headlines That Won’t Be Saved in...

2018-09-21: Right to remain Anonymous: Scholar who decoded “Primary Colors” unmasks author of Times op-ed Salon.com: Right to remain Anonymous: Scholar who decoded “Primary Colors”...

2018-09-21: Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: Trump is getting worse; “I suspect he is unable to tolerate reality” Hep Chatter.jpg Salon.com: Bandy Lee, a professor of psychiatry at...

2018-09-21: Instagrid cia Shortcuts app in iOS 12

2018-09-20: Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts WSJ reports: Google Inc. told lawmakers it continues to allow...

2018-09-20: Sinead O'Connor Legacy After Me Too, Catholic Abuse Tara Murtha: Every song is a prayer pulled from her...

2018-09-19: Endangered Republican Steve Knight Falsely Claims He Hasn’t Taken NRA Money Recently Mother Jones: An endangered Republican congressman from Southern California wasn’t...

2018-09-19: Who Do You Belong To?

2018-09-19: Indicted GOP Congressman Reverses Course, Says He Will Campaign For Re-Election NPR reports: An indicted New York congressman who had announced...

2018-09-19: Alone in the Studio in 1983, Prince Is Revealed The New York Times: Prince probably never expected these recordings...

2018-09-19: Bayer Steps Up Legal Fight Over Weed Killer Blamed for Cancer WSJ: Bayer AG is stepping up the legal defense of...

2018-09-19: Republicans don't want another Kavanaugh hearing because they know he'll lie at that one, too Dkos: We're seeing a massive charade right now from Senate...

2018-09-19: This fall Wishbone is moving (to N Jefferson in Fulton...

2018-09-19: Amazon Go opens first Chicago location of its cashierless convenience store Chicago Tribune: open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays...

2018-09-18: Florida Is on the Verge of a Historic Voting-Rights Victory The Nation: Florida Is on the Verge of a Historic...

2018-09-18: Rauner’s Trump policy ties Capitol Fax.com reports: In one of his strongest public shows...

2018-09-18: Trump-proof aspects of Manafort deal rankle lawyers POLITICO reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s plea agreement with Paul...

2018-09-17: Elon Musk’s Chicago Tunnel: A Breakthrough or a Pipe Dream? The New York Times reports: When Elon Musk agreed this...

2018-09-16: The Private Intelligence Firm Keeping Tabs on Environmentalists Mother Jones reports: When big oil companies want to monitor...

2018-09-15: Frankel Grove

2018-09-15: Wishbone is Moving

2018-09-14: Freezing Credit Will Now Be Free. Here’s Why You Should...

2018-09-13: Michael Avenatti: The Case for Indicting the President  Michael Avenatti in The New York Times: But however well...

2018-09-13: Republicans: Good luck getting Trump out of the news The Washington Post: Finally, the entire GOP argument that if...

2018-09-13: Hebrews 13:3 - Remember those who are in prison  Just 1 Minute Hebrews 13:3:  English Standard Version (ESV) 3 Remember...

2018-09-13: Trump really hates apologizing for misogyny and racism. New reporting explains why. The Washington Post: Trump views racial discord as a positive...

2018-09-13: Bill Monroe Bill Monroe.jpg 1958, Nashville, Tennessee, USA --- Bluegrass Musician Bill...

2018-09-13: Trump states without evidence that Puerto Rico hurricane death count is plot by Democrats LA Times reports: Trump states without evidence that Puerto Rico...

2018-09-12: 'Designing Women' Creator on Les Moonves: Not All Harassment Is Sexual Hollywood Reporter: Linda Bloodworth Thomason, one of CBS' biggest hitmakers,...

2018-09-12: DHS Transferred $9.8M From FEMA To ICE For Immigrant Detention, Deportation Talking Points Memo: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reported Tuesday, based on...

2018-09-11: Facebook’s idea of ‘fact-checking’: Censoring ThinkProgress because conservative site told them to ThinkProgress: Facebook’s idea of ‘fact-checking’: Censoring ThinkProgress because conservative site...

2018-09-11: Facebook is allowing the conservative Weekly Standard to censor the liberal ThinkProgress. Slate: When Fact-Checking Becomes Censorship Facebook has empowered a conservative...

2018-09-11: Plunder My Songbook, Bob Dylan Said. So He Did. The New York Times: The idea arose after Mr. Dylan’s...

2018-09-11: John Cage  John Cage: "I have nothing to say, and I am...

2018-09-10: The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s | The Replacements - Let It Be Pitchfork: It remains a lodestar for anyone who has to...

2018-09-10: The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s | Fela Kuti’s 1981 opus Coffin for Head of State Pitchfork: Though it’s comprised of just a single song, Fela...

2018-09-09: California Tries New Tack on Gun Violence: Ammo Control The New York Times: Sold from vending machines in Pennsylvania,...

2018-09-08: Behind Nike’s Decision to Stand by Colin Kaepernick The New Yorker: While some people rage that yet again...

2018-09-07: Infowars’ Alex Jones warns of a “brown KKK” as he claims he was the victim of racism in Washington |  Salon.com: Infowars’ Alex Jones warns of a “brown KKK” as...

2018-09-07: Judge Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached for lying during his confirmation hearings. Framed Train Slate: Kavanaugh should be removed because he was...

2018-09-07: Trump no longer cares to execute the laws Tiny Hands Tiny Wiener Tiny Heart Free The Kids The...

2018-09-07: That Anonymous Op-Ed Was About Saving the GOP — Not the Republic The American Prospect: A New York Times essay by an...

2018-09-07: Conspiracy Theories Made Alex Jones Rich. They May Bring Him Down nyti.ms Conspiracy Theories Made Alex Jones Very Rich. They May...

2018-09-07: inessential: NetNewsWire Comes Home NetNewsWire 2005 Brent Simmons: After some years spent traveling the...

2018-09-07: A Food Hall is Coming to Willis Tower Cool A Food Hall is Coming to Willis Tower: New...

2018-09-07: Ghostery Lite - Exclusively for Safari Users Ghostery: We are excited to announce the upcoming release of...

2018-09-07: Trump inauguration crowd photos were edited after he intervened Trump: Eventually We Will Get Something Done The Guardian: A...

2018-09-07: Midterm elections: Duncan Hunter, Scott Taylor scandals could tip House races Vox: The 4 House GOP scandals that could tip the...

2018-09-07: Some Marketers Are Cutting Back on Third-Party Data Data Dump eMarketer: In the summer of 2017, Apple’s Safari...

2018-09-07: Russia-Linked Money-Laundering Probe Looks at $150 Billion in Transactions Sherwyn Dollars WSJ: Investigators at Denmark’s largest bank are studying...

2018-09-07: Whole Foods Workers Push to Unionize No bread for you! at Whole Foods WSJ: Some Whole...

2018-09-06: The sleeper cells have awoken: Trump and aides shaken by ‘resistance’ op-ed The Washington Post: But although many people immediately launched into...

2018-09-06: White House leakers leak about leaking Axios: "To cover my tracks, I usually pay attention to...

2018-09-05: A Few Thoughts on the NY Times Op-Ed A Few Thoughts on the NY Times Op-Ed: I realize...

2018-09-05: Bob Woodward, Bane of Presidents, Turns His Fire on Cheeto Jesus Rick Wilson: This week, it’s Donald Trump’s turn under Woodward’s...

2018-09-04: Do I have to pick sides in the Trump vs. Sessions feud ? Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s...

2018-09-02: Stanley Kubrick: Subliminal Jew Karen Lehrman Bloch: To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,”...

2018-09-01: Showdown — and potential shutdown — loom over border funding CNBC reports: The White House has floated a potential strategy...

2018-08-31: Anticipation builds around Mueller as 60-day election window nears Maybe When I'm Older POLITICO reports: The cutoff is not...

2018-08-31: How to Prevent Incessant iOS 12 Beta Prompts TidBITS reports: As expected, Apple has fixed this problem by...

2018-08-31: Trump gives Canada the finger [Bombshell leak to Toronto Star upends NAFTA talks: In secret...

2018-08-31: Trump Tariffs put Wisconsin ginseng crop in jeopardy TMJ4 Milwaukee, WI reports: While everyone knows Wisconsin is known...

2018-08-31: Lawyer told Russia had Trump over a barrel AP sources: Lawyer was told Russia had ‘Trump over a...

2018-08-31: Utah governor says it’s time to move forward on medical marijuana, whether ballot initiative passes or fails The Salt Lake Tribune reports: He said the initiative’s proposed...

2018-08-30: Grain-free, exotic dog food linked to heart disease The Washington Post reports: As more cases were reported from around...

2018-08-30: Gertrude Abercrombie is having a moment, 66 years after her last New York show This Chicago Surrealist Is Having a Moment, 66 Years After...

2018-08-29: Beto O’Rourke’s NFL comments have gone viral. Here’s how it can impact his Texas race  The Texas Tribune reports: Beto O’Rourke’s NFL comments have gone...

2018-08-29: Pot industry wants to see ‘stoner’ stereotype go up in...

2018-08-29: Ready to make it Suntory time

2018-08-29: Russiagate Is Far Wider Than Trump and His Inner Circle The Nation reports: Russiagate Is Far Wider Than Trump and...

2018-08-29: Newsonomics: It looks like Tronc is about to be chopped...

2018-08-29: Chicago is installing beacons to keep your GPS from freaking out on Lower Wacker Lower Wacker Chicago Tribune reports: Google-owned Waze is teaming up...

2018-08-29: In Trump era, breweries and bars wear politics on their sleeves Tiny Hands Tiny Wiener Tiny Heart Free The Kids Chicago...

2018-08-29: Trump Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint Overturned www.nytimes.com NYTimes: Trump’s Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint Are Overturned WASHINGTON...

2018-08-29: Meet The Man Behind Logan Square’s ‘Chamber Of Secrets’ — Which Is Really Just A European Clothing Store Block Club Chicago reports: Curious neighbors should come in and...

2018-08-28: The fall of a hardliner. Whatever happened to Joe Arpaio’s...

2018-08-28: An Enemy of Civil Rights Just Won the GOP Nomination for Governor of Michigan The Nation reports: An Enemy of Civil Rights Just Won...

2018-08-28: John McCain: Media Manipulator Rolling Stone: The Keating affair also taught McCain a vital...

2018-08-28: Why Did John McCain Continue to Support War? Rolling Stone: Why Did John McCain Continue to Support War?...

2018-08-28: Stormy Daniels Isn’t Backing Down About Her 2 Minutes With Trump Vogue reports: I ask her for more details on her...

2018-08-28: Richard Russell Jr. should not have a Senate building named after him Wikipedia: During his long tenure in the Senate, Richard Russell...

2018-08-28: Rename the Richard Russell Senate Building If a pollster had asked me 30 years ago, I’d...

2018-08-28: Fear and Whiskey - The Mekons AllMusic: But it's not all country and roots, unless those...

2018-08-28: Mekons: Fear and Whiskey Album Review Pitchfork: So it turns out this is a stone-cold masterpiece....

2018-08-28: Robert Christgau: Album: The Mekons: Fear and Whiskey Robert Christgau: Just when I never wanted to hear a...

2018-08-28: Lost Highway (Leon Payne song) Wikipedia: Hank Williams version: As Williams’ biographer Colin Escott observes,...

2018-08-28: John McCain: A ‘Maverick,’ Revisited  Rolling Stone: A ‘Maverick,’ Revisited Tim Dickinson’s 2008 profile of...

2018-08-28: Donald Trump slams Google search as 'rigged' even though it's not CNN reports: Google (GOOGL) said its goal with search was...

2018-08-28: Federal Court Throws Out North Carolina’s Congressional Districts, Again The New York Times reports: In a lengthy ruling on...

2018-08-28: Judge Tosses Suit Against Southwest Airlines on Fingerprints The Waiting is The Hardest Part The New York Times...

2018-08-28: www.nytimes.com NYTimes: Trump Reaches Revised Trade Deal With Mexico, Threatening...

2018-08-27: Joker’s Cajun Kitchen – Chicago French Market

2018-08-27: FBI to talk to Rep. Maxine Waters' opponent about tweeting of fake letter LA Times reports: The FBI and Capitol Police want to...

2018-08-27: Third-party cookies down by 22% on Europe's news sites since GDPR Reuters reports: The number of third-party cookies on European news...

2018-08-27: Is Buggy iOS 12 Beta a Sign of Trouble? Jason Snell: These days, Apple is reaching a much larger...

2018-08-27: Ganesha of the Wine Corks Ganesha of the Wine Corks

2018-08-27: Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth Battle Over Softgel Capsules Mrs Beattie’s Prescription≥ Motley Fool reports: Canada's two marijuana kingpins...

2018-08-27: Tours to start at Old Joliet Prison, a ruin of busted glass and the stuff of nightmares Prisoner - 1995 Chicago Tribune reports: Have you ever seen...

2018-08-27: Jorge Ben - Jorge Ben 1969 was a big year for Jorge Ben. While he...

2018-08-27: Duncan Hunter, Blue Falcon nyti.ms Hard Partying and a Corruption Scandal: Duncan Hunter’s Political...

2018-08-26: So You Wannabe an Outlaw - Steve Earle & the Dukes, Steve Earle Allmusic: Perhaps Steve Earle suddenly became eager to take a...

2018-08-26: Take a Look at These Unusual Strategies for Fighting Dementia The New York Times reports: DOETINCHEM, Netherlands — “We’re lost,”...

2018-08-26: Arizona race becomes a Trumpian hugfest. Will it cost the GOP a Senate seat? LA Times reports: When Donald Trump ran for president, he...

2018-08-26: Blommer Family Is Said to Consider Sale of Chocolate Maker   Fill Er Up Bloomberg reports: The family owners of...

2018-08-26: What it was like in the nightclubs of Chicago’s South Side in the 1970s The Washington Post reports: Michael Abramson didn’t start out as...

2018-08-26: West Loop sunset

2018-08-26: More headline fun with Pecker, this time from the Daily...

2018-08-25: Along With Monsanto, Chemical Giant Bayer Inherits Its Pests Burpee seeds melrosemelon Mother Jones reports: Seed and pesticide titan...

2018-08-25: Trying to disappear Trying to disappear

2018-08-25: The three illegal acts that may have helped Trump win the presidency The Washington Post reports: Both payments involved felony violations of...

2018-08-24: Rauner Vetoes Bills on Immigration The New York Times reports: Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a...

2018-08-24: Tom Collins with a splash of St-Germain, using Checkerbark Gin Tom Collins with a splash of St-Germain, using Checkerbark Gin...

2018-08-24: Seems like this is not a good weekend to be...

2018-08-24: “Trump worried about Pecker leaking” is almost too obvious of...

2018-08-24: Russian trolls 'spreading discord' over vaccine safety online The Guardian reports: Bots and Russian trolls spread misinformation about...

2018-08-24: S.E. Rogie “The Golden Voice of Sierra Leone”, “Dead Men...

2018-08-24: Friday Spam Cull Somewhat disheartening semi-weekly task: browsing my email spam folder to...

2018-08-24: Pfizer CEO gets 61% pay raise—to $27.9 million—as drug prices...

2018-08-24: It Would Take Exactly One Senator to Get Trump’s Taxes Trump Tax Chicken… POLITICO Magazine reports: But according to the...

2018-08-24: Hackers Stole Personal Data of 2 Million T-Mobile Customers Motherboard reports: On late Thursday, T-Mobile revealed that hackers stole...

2018-08-24: Could you be any more vague, Apple?

2018-08-23: Hurricane Lane: Rare major storm threatens Hawaii as it nears the Big Island The Washington Post reports: inside grocery stores across the Hawaiian...

2018-08-23: Lawsuit Says UM Used ‘Puppet’ Agency for Army’s Minority Recruitment, Then Left Media Unpaid Adweek reports: Lawsuit Says UM Used ‘Puppet’ Agency for Army’s...

2018-08-23: Education Secretary Considers Using Federal Funds to Arm Schools The New York Times reports: The Education Department is considering...

2018-08-23: An all-time favorite typo “Hillary Clinton Arrives in Chile With...

2018-08-23: Conspirators Conspirators

2018-08-23: 6000 years ago reports: 6000 years ago

2018-08-22: And Michael Cohen wants to repent for all his Trump...

2018-08-22: Viva Barbara Underwood!!

2018-08-22: [Missouri judge affirms $4.69 billion talc verdict, J&J vows to...

2018-08-22: Trump Fox & Friends interview: Payments not made with campaign...

2018-08-22: Climate Change and River Flooding Flooded Riverwalk 3 Mother Jones reports: You hear a lot...

2018-08-22: Robot, living in the future Robot, living in the future

2018-08-22: Urban Archeology Redux Urban Archeology Redux

2018-08-21: The polite fiction of Individual 1 and Michael Cohen

2018-08-21: Mueller Angel

2018-08-21: I suspect the Resident might be more unhinged than usual...

2018-08-21: Joe Strummer - "Without People You’re Nothing" Joe Strummer - "Without People You’re Nothing"   John Graham...

2018-08-21: Homage to Paul Newman Homage to Paul Newman A few eggs short… The full...

2018-08-21: A ‘perjury trap’ isn’t the real reason Trump won’t answer Mueller’s questions The Washington Post reports: Let’s first dispense with the “perjury...

2018-08-21: Bowl of Lemons Bowl of Lemons Taken with my iPhone, then tweaked, and...

2018-08-21: Chicago's deadly summer: guns, gangs and the legacy of racial inequality The Guardian UK reports: Though murders have actually fallen by...

2018-08-21: Obamacare Repeal Is On the Ballot Judd Legum writes: Republicans will “take another stab at repealing...

2018-08-20: There are a lot of songs that celebrate drinking, smoking...

2018-08-20: I still want Apple to announce a shipping version of...

2018-08-20: How to Use Linked Text Boxes in Pages 7 TidBITS reports: It took until mid-2017 before Pages once again...

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2018-08-20: www.newyorker.com Putin Reportedly Close to Firing Giuliani

2018-08-20: apple.news Man sues over Google’s “Location History” fiasco, case could...

2018-08-20: apple.news The Ultra-Rich Who Cashed in on GOP Tax Cuts...

2018-08-20: apple.news Weather app Dark Sky gets a major design update...

2018-08-20: Need to read more books, ie less wasteful time on...

2018-08-20: Pinhole photo of a wall

2018-08-20: Still don’t understand why Twitter hates its user base so...

2018-08-20: Too much of a good thing? Aldermen consider capping the number of ride-share vehicles When Thinking Leads To The Unthinkable Mary Wisniewski reports: "Something...

2018-08-20: 7 years later, new study shows East Chicago kids exposed to more lead because of flawed government report That Vivid Thing In The Air Michael Hawthorne reports: Kids...

2018-08-20: Pre-existing Conditions Pre-existing Conditions

2018-08-20: Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists The Washington Post reports: It was not clear Sunday whether...

2018-08-19: Monsanto Roundup Appeal Has Uphill Climb on 'Junk Science' Grounds The NYT reports: Bayer AG unit Monsanto faces long odds...

2018-08-19: Illinois Attorney General Sues Trump Tower for River Violations No Puppet! The NYT reports: Illinois' attorney general announced a...

2018-08-19: Breakfast With a Dose of Roundup? Steel Cut Oats with Blueberries, Pecans, Walnuts, and Cranberries EWG...

2018-08-19: West Texas on the rocks Austin American-Statesman reports: The distillery makes three types of gin....

2018-08-19: West Texas on the rocks Second Martini Austin American-Statesman reports: Gin traces its roots to...

2018-08-19: Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Subsidy Now Exceeds $4 Billion Urban Milwaukee reports: Foxconn has also been exempted from environmental...

2018-08-19: Wisconsin Faces a Political Crossroads Tuesday. Which Way Will It Go? - The New York Times Monica Davey: the risks of building a massive campus by...

2018-08-19: No Need To Judge No Need to Judge MarsEdit still has problems with retaining...

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2018-08-19: Radio Station URL Out of curiosity, will links like this work? www.radionomy.com/en/radio/…

2018-08-19: Monarch Butterfly season is a splendorous time

2018-08-19: Verifying my wordpress site “Verifying your web site tells Micro.blog that your user is...

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2018-08-19: John Ashbery’s last poem, allegedly. Via Harper’s.

2018-08-19: I want to go visit NYC now, specifically Berenice Abbott’s...

2018-08-19: The City of Chicago will send you a lead testing...

2018-08-19: I am considering depreciating Twitter and using a micro blog...

2018-08-19: Haymarket Riot memorial, old version. Haymarket Riot memorial, old version.

2018-08-19: How Long Should I Hold A Grudge Against the Universe? How Long Should I Hold A Grudge Against the Universe?...

2018-08-19: That Vivid Thing In The Air That Vivid Thing In The Air

2018-08-19: Tired Of Your Questions Tired Of Answering All Of Your Questions

2018-08-19: The internet and free speech With regard to the platforms, however, what we should be...