Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Spicer goes all in

This may have been the best response to Sean Spicer's Hitler commentary on Tuesday.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

"The dragon saves the town."

Even if you have only a dim idea of what Dungeons & Dragons is or how a D&D game works, the #GOPDnD Twitter stream is comedy gold, imagining how Trump and his party might be inserted into a game. A couple of articles summarizing it are at Gizmodo and Distractify.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Suggestions for 2018

I'm dropping this here so I don't forget it.

Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Yacht Rock

All twelve episodes of Yacht Rock collected in one spot. I think this is one of the underappreciated gems of online comedy. It's worth watching them sequentially (and contemporaneously). Here's what Wikipedia has to say about Yacht Rock. And here's the series on YouTube:

Yacht Rock 1

Yacht Rock 2

Yacht Rock 3

Yacht Rock 4

Yacht Rock 5

Yacht Rock 6

Yacht Rock 7

Yacht Rock 8

Yacht Rock 9

Yacht Rock 10

Yacht Rock 11

Yacht Rock 12

Monday, February 6, 2017

Coates on Obama

A bit more from Ta-Nehisi Coates to round out this week's book club meeting. If you haven't read it, Coates' piece in The Atlantic assessing the Obama presidency is profound, especially in his efforts to reconcile Obama's innate optimism with the outcome of the 2016 election. For more on this same topic, listen to Coates' interview with Ezra Klein.