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Michael Kitchen as DCS Christopher Foyle on PBS Masterpiece

Foyle’s War

While each of the afore-mentioned series is really good, Foyle’s War brings something tangibly better to this genre. The period in which the series is set brings a unique set of circumstances in which to explore human nature in the worst of times. The end of the series, which is post WWII, explores the circumstances of the […]

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Spotify and SoundHound

I’ve recently been really getting into Spotify. They have an expansive and diverse music library that I find organized in a way that is easy to explore in understandable ways. I’ve especially enjoyed their Coffee Table Jazz playlist, as well as others.

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Bansky Graffiti

Let’s Chat about Banksy Graffiti

These are some initial thoughts after an encounter with Banksy, whose work I find provokes my thinking on several different levels. In my opinion, if there is any truly great sin widely practiced in our world today, it’s the failure to think, for deep thinking almost always enjoins action. Banksy takes this on with verve.

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Modern Day Gramophone

Obviously this didn’t come from grandma’s house. The Gramophone came from Restoration Hardware a couple of weeks ago and acoustically amplifies the music from the handheld device you place in the slit. It actually works amazingly well. The sound travels into the hollow bottom and then out the metal horn shape. It gains a slightly vintage sound. I love it!

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Ruth Baby Ginsburg 2013

Best Ruth Baby Ginsberg Halloween Costume

I think Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of America‘s great national treasures. I’ve blogged about my admiration of her before. Even into her 80’s, she’s an amazing voice for justice on the Supreme Court of the United States—a quick-witted, liberal voice of sanity in a bleak world of conservative darkness and repression. I think she’s awesome!

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