Month: October 2022

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Joy’s on the loose, Alexa’s premium fart collection, and Bono says he’s sorry.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Power Rangers to the rescue, cow burps, and a man bites dog for real.

  • There’s More That Unites Us

    CBS Sunday Morning rolled out Ted Koppel last weekend to explore how the United States became so polarized as a nation and if there were things that could mend the divide. Twenty-one years ago, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, may have been the last time that the United States was openly – even […]

  • Japan back open

    On October 11th Japan finally lifted the burdensome Covid restrictions which prevented all but the most determined from visiting Japan. With the USD/JPY rate approaching levels that we haven’t seen since the 1990s now is a great time to visit Japan.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The gloves came off in the contentious Pennsylvania senate election when the Democratic hopeful, John Fetterman, put up billboards outside the Philadelphia Eagles’ home field before their game against the Dallas Cowboys accusing the Republican candidate Mehmet Oz a “Cowboys fan.” Facebook Meta, flailing since pivoting to a company that makes a video game that […]

  • Meta-Onion

    Meta-Onion

    When The Onion filed an Amicus Curiae in support of parody.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The University of Oregon has one of the best Track and Field programs in the country. Meanwhile, State University of Oregon has built the fastest running robot, clocking in a 100m dash in 24.73 seconds. As the Russian draft ramps up, two Russian men escaped on a boat 300 miles across the Bering Straight to […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida, surprising many with its ferocity as the name “Ian” does not normally bring to mind violence & mayhem. Some stats for the storm include 52-foot waves offshore and a record-breaking 15-foot storm surge. Foreshadowed in the movie Sharknado, (I had no idea they made six of them!) a shark ended […]

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