It only had one season (1995-96), and a couple of episodes were cringeworthy, but others made me sad for the lost potential. It explored a lot of the usual themes; what it means to be human, ends justifying means, etc.
This was from 1978, and I saw it in the theatre. It’s interesting for the rather uneasy juxtaposition of traditional animation and rotoscope.
RawStory reports that the Orange One owns stock in the company that manufactures the missiles used in the attack on Syria, and that the stock has skyrocketed (pun intended), since the attack, personally profiting you-know-who.
from Boing boing
My big Lab cross had to be unexpectedly euthanized early this morning; it seems that he had an aggressive tumour on his spleen which didn’t show up at his annual check up, only a few weeks ago, so it must have blown up very quickly, and caused a massive hemorrhage at some point yesterday.
from Boing boing;
Overheard on my walk down from the subway tonight; a mother to her daughter;
Woot! First out of the starting gate! Jim Henson’s 1969 experimental tv piece “The cube”, which completely creeped me out as a kid. Pie will probably love it.
From Boing boing; links to the article first and then the comments page
From the Barnard Center for Research on Women, via Boing boing.
From Slate, to give everyone an idea of the scale.
I have a small cabinet with drawers of art supplies in my dining room/solarium. I just noticed that the top drawer was slightly open by about 3 inches. I haven’t opened that drawer for a few days, and when I did, I thought I closed it, as one does, and none of the cats can reach it.
Inspired by yesterdays’s post by Oppo’s McMike;
... by Becky Bond, a Bernie Sanders advisor and Zach Exley, a programmer/coder, who also worked with the Sanders campaign. They’ve put together a guide using lessons from the last election along with old school grassroots movements on how to organize to elect candidates who may be more responsive to their constituents.