A Hundred Days of Trump – The New Yorker

This is a good overview from my online-echo-chamber-confirmation-bias sources.

Salman Rushdie Reads Italo Calvino – The New York

I love this podcast. In the short story the narrator says that he lives in a “castle of meanings, not things” which I like but think I misinterpret and twist into applying to myself. Rushdie indicates that he believes that the narrator fails to separate things and ideas in his life. Oops. Anyway here’s a link to a pdf of the story, if you want to read it.

The 100 Days That Turned America Upside Down –

I admire the author, Neil Gabler. Bookmarked to read.

Key Copyright Bill Passes In the House, Music Community Cheers | Variety

Yikes. I am not exactly a Democrat, but I do thing that information wants to be free.

Trump’s Hundred Days of Rage and Rapacity | By Ralph Nader | Common Dreams

As usual Nader’s prose is a little purple, but I still agree with him.

More and more our world feels like a sinking ship. This story talks about saving Organgutans funded by people who are destroying their environment. Good grief.

That Ghostly, Glowing Light Above Canada? It’s Just Steve – The New York Times

I have been watching headlines about “Steve.” I finally read this article. I like the origin of the naming.

I’m sure it’s difficult to be a prison guard and this dude sounds wildly out of control most likely due to some combination of mental illness and mental capacity, but there is no excuse for this.

The Mushroom Hunters: Neil Gaiman’s Feminist Poem About Science, Read by Amanda Palmer – Brain Pickings

This link is for my smarter brother, Mark, who admires all things Gaiman. You probably have already seen this, but here it is in case you haven’t.

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