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Charlie Rose asserts that Bill Murray's life is "unplanned"
One Week - Barenaked Ladies ~ College Humor Parody
Coming of age musically with Blue Oyster Cult while in Catholic school
Aloha...It's a movie...almost
Can you prove anything in science?
Bryan Cranston to Portray LBJ
The BIG Picture
Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials

Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials

This fact boggles my mind: Nearly 20 minutes of almost every hour of TV programming is commercials. tweet Put another way: Nearly a third of my TV viewing time is commercials. tweet It drives me away from network and cable television programming and toward pay sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. It’s not that the

Pope Francis to Jesus: "You shouldn't have provoked them" ~ by Heathwood & Lee

Pope Francis to Jesus: “You shouldn’t have provoked them” ~ by Heathwood & Lee

This cartoon commentary by Heathwood and Lee illustrates so brilliantly my reaction to Pope Francis’ recent…advice…that one should expect a physical or violent reaction if criticizing another’s faith, so just don’t do it. Would Pope Francis have said the same to Jesus Christ, whose life was devoted to exposing the hypocrisy of the Jewish leadership

Wealth inequality in America ~ Disturbing graphic

Wealth inequality in America ~ Disturbing graphic

Wealth inequality in America ~ Very interesting video on the how perception of America’s distribution of wealth differs hugely from the reality. Exceedingly well done animated graphics tell a disturbing story of where wealth resides in America, and, as important, where it doesn’t. See larger image The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers

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Photos

  • Bryan Cranston to Portray LBJ
    Bryan Cranston to Portray LBJ

    Wow! This is news. Bryan Cranston to portray LBJ in HBO adaptation of stage play All the Way. See larger image All the Way with LBJ: The 1964 Presidential Election All the Way with LBJ mines an extraordinarily rich but

  • When you grow up, I want you to be...but as a kid
    When you grow up, I want you to be…but as a kid

    Honey, when you grow up I want you to be assertive, independent, and strong willed. But while you’re a kid, I want you to be passive, pliable, and obedient. I suppose there’s a lot of truth to the mother’s words.

  • If you're happy and you know it, that's a sin!
    If you’re happy and you know it, that’s a sin!

    I bust up every time I see this. Having gone through six years of Catholic school, I know there’s more than a little truth behind the image: If you’re happy and you know it, that’s a sin! See larger image

Videos

Words

  • Can you prove anything in science?
    Can you prove anything in science?

    Below is the text of a comment I left on this YouTube video. My comment focuses on how Bananiac (and others) use the words “proven” or “caused by” when referring to scientific hypotheses. See larger image How to Think Like a Scientist: Answering

  • Marcus Aurelius quote about the gods - misattributed
    Marcus Aurelius quote about the gods – misattributed

    Though this quote appears to be misattributed to Marcus Aurelius, it offers a lot to think about. Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but

  • Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials
    Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials

    This fact boggles my mind: Nearly 20 minutes of almost every hour of TV programming is commercials. tweet Put another way: Nearly a third of my TV viewing time is commercials. tweet It drives me away from network and cable