Month: April 2018

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    MedMen, a high-end marijuana dispensary, opened its doors on Fifth Avenue. “It was selfish. It started small and got bigger and out of control,” said Gilberto Escamilla, a South Texas man pleading guilty to stealing $1.2M in fajitas. Because of quadruple-digit inflation in Venezuela, computers at the country’s stock exchange are no longer able to […]

  • Tale of Two Videos

    Compare and contrast. French President Emmanuel Macron addressing Congress. U.S. President Donald Trump calling in to Fox & Friends this morning.

  • The week that was (04-20-2018)

    The week that was (04-20-2018)

    The CEO of MGA Entertainment bid $890 million in a last-minute effort to save Toys R Us from going bankrupt. Five people were arrested after they turned an abandoned Toys R Us into a massive rave. The Walmart yodeling boy sang at Coachella. In a leaked memo, Apple warns employees to stop leaking information Samsung […]

  • Jordan Peele warns of Fake News

    Don’t believe everything you see online. Good on Jordan Peele for making this PSA which uses some readily available software literally put words in Obama’s mouth. You can read more about it on Buzzfeed. We’re about to enter into an intense period of “he said/she said” with the Cohen trial and Comey’s book tour that […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Queen Elizabeth compared President Trump to a noisy helicopter. An Ohio man was arrested Wednesday on a domestic violence charge, after hitting a woman in the face with a pizza. A Houston gas station owner opened fire on someone who underpaid for his Slim Jim. A 12-year-old in Philadelphia was arrested for brandishing a loaded […]

  • Zuck goes to Washington

    Zuck goes to Washington

    Sure you could watch 9 hours of testimony (Day 1 on CSPAN, Day 2 on CSPAN) but just to put it in one place, here are the takes that I found insightful. I’ll add to this post when I find things so please add something in the comments too. The New York Times’ Podcast The […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    While a Milwaukee pastor was delivering his Easter sermon to his congregation a thief broke into his SUV and stole his bible. An Easter performance of the Passion of Christ was all too real for a member of the audience member in Brazil. Taking matters into his own hands he whacked the actor playing a […]