Month: February 2022

  • The week that was

    A Ukrainian woman told off two heavily-armed soldiers and offered them sunflower seeds to put in their pocket so at least something will grow where they die. A Ukrainian driver pulled over to chat with a stranded Russian tank crew that ran out of gas and offered to tow them back to Russia. The tank […]

  • A very New York story

    A very New York story

    The saga of Kareem Rahma and his missing New York Magazine.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Mattress Mack lost his $4.5 million Super Bowl bet. Melania Trump’s auction of a piece of presidential history to raise some crypto had a winner. The former first lady. Tuscaloosa police were called in after a report of two “suspicious packages” on the front steps of the federal courthouse. After setting up a perimeter and […]

  • Super Bowl LVI – the ads

    Super Bowl LVI – the ads

    Larry David, the McKeever brothers, and Coinbase’s floating QR code.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Scientists in Oxfordshire made a breakthrough in their work to create a self-sustaining fusion reactor doubling energy output from previous experiments. Due to pandemic-induced teacher shortages in New Mexico schools, the National Guard has been called in, as substitutes. Chimpanzees were observed treating each other’s wounds by applying dead insects to the wound, a unique […]

  • Jonathan Pie

    Jonathan Pie

    Put your coffee down before you watch the video. Jonathan Pie is a fictional broadcast reporter created and performed by British comedian Tom Walker. The New York Times invited Jonathan for an in-character interview to explain why the British are fed up with Boris Johnson. But when Mr. Pie turned his sights on the “entitled […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The sport of curling had its moment in the spotlight as the US curler John Shuster was the official flag bearer for the United States. This first time in US Olympic history. For about 30 minutes on Friday afternoon Russia had invaded the Ukraine. At least according to Bloomberg Financial News. Nearly half of all […]

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