This is likely all I’ll post about Ferguson, MO. There are much better writers covering all of the various issues that have converged on this one midwestern suburb. But I feel like no one has captured the whole of the situation as concisely as John Oliver has.
Museums are churches that don't tell you how to feel. Unknown
If you tell Congress everything about the world situation they get hysterical. If you tell them nothing they go fishing. Harry S. Truman
While driving to visit a friend yesterday I was listening to the local NPR station and happened upon some crazy stories and research about memory. NYU neuroscientist Joe LeDoux and his colleague Karim Nader talked about how memories are re-created each time we try to remember them, and how they use that process to try and help people suffering from PTSD erase the traumatic events from their memory. It’s wild, eye-opening stuff.
A beautiful and fitting tribute to one of the greatest athletes on one of the most despised franchises.
*tips Red Sox cap*
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. Aristotle
The great Stefan Sagmeister calling the “storytellers” on their bullshit.
I don’t remember the last time I laughed so hard I cried while watching an interview… before watching John Oliver’s interview with Stephen Hawking.
Parks and Recreation’s Nick Offerman offers the D.C. elite in attendance at the 2014 Congressional Radio & TV Correspondents’ Dinner a refresher course on the Bill of Rights.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says it all.
[via Tom Cruz'n]