George Takei remember the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII, which included himself.
Why three states dumped major private prison company in one month. I’ve long been suspicious private prisons with them “extracting guarantees of 100 percent occupancy.”
Cereal bigotry, Arthur’s response to the Cheerios ad controversy.
In the literally OMG category: Christian Domestic Discipline… is a movement that seeks to carry out God’s will. “Which specific plan of God’s? Oh, you know, just that all women obey their husbands fastidiously — a dynamic that CDD thinks is best maintained through doling out out corporal punishments.”
Awkwardneϟϟ, Ken Jennings at his son’s elementary school for the annual “Festival of the Famous.”
Astronomy Picture of the Day: June 18 – A Supercell Thunderstorm Over Texas.
Steve Bissette Working On A Book About Alan Moore, Asks People To Publish His 1963 Stories Online For Free.
Meryl expands on the New York Times Magazine, “Who Made That?” article.
My buddy and former neighbor Diana’s Lean In story.
According to IMDB, Richard Matheson wrote 16 episodes of the TV show Twilight Zone, which included the “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” segment that was also used in the Twilight Zone movie.
There’s a great new documentary out called 20 FEET FROM STARDOM. The movie is about backup singers – those incredibly talented musicians who you rarely hear about but are on all your favorite records. Coming to the Spectrum in Albany on July 5 – I WILL see it.
I’ve been earwormed by Our State Fair, the opening song from the 1962 film ‘State Fair’, not a great movie, but the first non-kiddie film I ever saw.
In honor of summer, a visual representation of The Rite of Spring.
And speaking of the guy from Krypton: Superman was promoted at the 1940 New York World’s Fair. But who played him? It is a mystery! Also, Original ‘Superman’ Co-Star Interrupts ‘Man of Steel’ Conversation in Movie Theater Restroom.