Spoke too soon-ish!

Well, now that’s odd. I switched from the WordPress iOS client back to Safari just to see how that blog post looked in the metal, as it were. The last page I was on was the WordPress web client. And now I find that there’s a toolbar here that certainly wasn’t there before. A mobile-ified
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First Post from THE FUTURE!

This is a boring post that will do nothing to enhance your understanding of the world or the amount of joy you experience in it. So, a typical tee shot from your correspondent. It’s a little bit remarkable from this end, however. I’m writing and posting this with the iPhone 6 Plus. Hey! Cool! New
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“Amanda Palmer and The Littlest Dalek”

This is a cute video of Amanda Palmer, shot by Neil Gaiman. It also defines a children’s book that demands to be made. It begins with a similar opening to “Edward Scissorhands.” The Scientist is creating a brand-new, very special kind of Dalek with a brand-new, very special kind of encasement that is completely, totally,
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Just one God? No. There’s me, and I know I’ve met others…

Ha, ha! It’s always fun to kick off a blog post with a little blasphemy, eh, sensation-seekers? I was going to tweet out a comment about this Salon article (partner-posted from her AlterNet blog), but yeah, I needed more than 140 characters. I say, with the utmost respect for the author, that Greta Christina’s “The
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Boston Comic-Con – August 8-9-10 – You Should Totally Go

For years, we comics fans here in New England dreamed of having a big, and great, annual mass-audience con within reach of commuter rail or our cars. Something like the Chicago Comicon or San Diego, except without the need to set aside a week’s pay and a bunch of vacation time. Alas, the best we could manage were little
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“The Overprotected Kid” – via The Atlantic

If a 10-year-old lit a fire at an American playground, someone would call the police and the kid would be taken for counseling. At the Land, spontaneous fires are a frequent occurrence. The park is staffed by professionally trained “playworkers,” who keep a close eye on the kids but don’t intervene all that much. Claire
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“Family Guy” Attempts A Marginally-Less Suck-Ass Episode

Here’s five minutes of footage from the upcoming “Family Guy”/”Simpsons” crossover episode. It includes another swipe at “Bob’s Burgers.” Viz: Homer: “What’s he doing here?” Peter: “Oh, we gotta carry him because he can’t fly on his own. We let that other guy try, and look what happened:” [Cut to Cleveland Brown (from the failed “Family Guy”
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On Letterman: “MacArthur Park”

Why did the CBS Orchestra pack the Ed Sullivan Theater stage with 33 musicians and play a five and a half minute version of “MacArthur Park“? Because recently, Letterman was driving around with his son and the satellite radio played this song so many times in a row that the kid screamed “No more caaaaaake!!!” So,
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Followup, Of Sorts

Many Twitter responses to yesterday’s post about sorting problems:   @Ihnatko so would the band “The the” collapse into it’s own black hole of alphabetisation? — riccto (@riccto) July 19, 2014   @Ihnatko my large section of modern rock vinyl remains unsorted because of these very issues. A.C. Newman thwarts my plans. — JMF (@torsampo)
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