Paul Osterman, a great accompanist and humanist, holds the distinction of being the top commenter on this web site by a huge margin. What I appreciate about Paul’s comments is that he clearly read and understood what had been written, then contributed to the conversation. That’s the kind of person I tried to be on social media, before I decided I wasn’t up to the task.
Serial’s new season will be about Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held prisoner by the Taliban for five years, before the Obama administration negotiated his release in 2014. The facts are already known – there isn’t a whodunnit to figure out. The whydunnit is much more interesting.
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10.The Fool on the Hill
9.Please Please Me
5.She Loves You
2.A Day in the Life
1.Strawberry Fields Forever
1) State of the Island
2) Why College Should Not Be Free
3) Irish Marriage
4) Sarah and the Bullies
5) An Imaginary Conversation
6) Signal to Noise
7) The Girl on the Train
8) The Girl With All the Gifts
9) Green Eggs and Ham
I used to read this to my kids, almost exactly like this. (Almost.)
POEM: Opening Night
NEWS: God of Carnage
MOVIES: Going Clear
SOUND COLLAGE: Three.3
ESSAY: Struggling With Christianity
Brothers and sisters, we all know there’s nothing God hates more than good sex, and nothing that pleases Him more than a public school health instructor who teaches abstinence. Today on our show, we’re blessed to have Bob Jenkins, who’s just published a book, “For God’s Sake, Don’t Have Sex.” Bob, welcome to the program…
A short meditation on the art and science of dunking Oreos.
NEWS: Religious Freedom Restoration Acts
MOVIES: Short Term 12
MOVIES: One Night Stand
MUSIC: Weird Genius
In the news… I keep hearing about public restroom bills being introduced around the country. This is one of THE hot legislative topics right now. Type “bathroom legislation” into Google and you’ll see. I started taking notes…