Month: August 2020

Politics

Politics are a Riot I’m increasingly impressed by The American Mind Podcast. It has probably become my favorite “news” podcast. Now, I typically don’t listen to news podcasts, but …

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Drinking for the Taste and Playing Poker for Funsies I gotta admit, I had no idea what this was about: NestlĂ© is adding a limited-edition gin and tonic-flavoured variant …

This is a great idea – a menu that lets you buy the kitchen staff a round of beers. pic.twitter.com/VE10Hk6JBJ — Eric Alper 🎧 (@ThatEricAlper) August 27, 2020

Wokeness

Video Killed the Radio StarWokeness Killed the NBA Star Slate magazine struggles with the possibility that maybe, just maybe, the NBA’s wokeness is contributing to its abysmal ratings. Well, …

Gardening

It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here, so Take Off All Your Overalls I haven’t had many garden posts. Part of the reason: it’s been too hot. As I’ve gotten older, …

Miscellany

Fire Tornadoes Hit CA; Digital Tornado Hits TDE WAIT! Don’t leave. Your browser didn’t malfunction, you didn’t click wrong, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. You are at The Daily …

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The Beer Site The number one beer website in the world is The Beer Advocate. That, anyway, according to The Beer Now Conference.. Actually, it ranks The Beer Advocate …

Essay

Hesychasm My latest at Medium: How I Moved Beyond Stoicism: The largely-forgotten literary tradition that takes Stoicism to the next level. Excerpt: I’ve long been a fan of the …