Ghost in the Machine
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Jul 3
8

Between the coronavivus-induced Reclosening and the long weekend the work commute should be pretty good today. Definitely should be fewer burning semi-trucks on the road.

Jul 2
10

Today is my Wednesday since I’m working Saturday. Once again I’m observing a federal holiday by working my federal job. I’m not complaining because I could pay my rent yesterday while there are lots of people right now who want to be working even if it means working on a holiday.

Jun 29
9

As someone who has had formal training and long experience with firearms, I can tell you that few things scare me as much as being around an untrained person with a firearm.

Jun 28
8

I did a deep dive on Disney+ and found “Man in Space from 1955 which features narration by Wernher von Braun and Heinz Haber, who both worked for the Nazis during WW2. But that war was so 1940s and we had a different adversary in the 1950s.

Jun 28
3

I don’t remember a lot about the book since I read it about 40 years ago. I’m pretty sure it reflects the sensitivities of the time though - written in the 1930s about the 1860s South.😬  

Jun 27
2

But is it okay to stick your dirty bare feet up on the seat in front of you since you’re socially distanced?

Jun 24
2

That’s more a general ‘70s thing. A big motif of QM shows was the title card saying “Act One” (or whichever act) after each commercial break. 

Jun 24
2

I won’t get to watch the episode until tomorrow but I’m curious to see if it actually references or includes elements of a classic Quinn Martin Production (the oldsters should know what I mean).

Jun 21
6

Today I spent too much time on YouTube watching stuff like old clips of Last Week Tonight. This episode from 2016 right after the Presidential election is worth a watch (or rewatch) if for nothing else then for the reference to someone who had a big pop culture moment this year (I won’t spoil it, you’ll have to watch;-