Friday Open Thread 

Venice, Italy… the gondola ride is worth every Euro.

Podcasts -- Top 5

Rufus and JimmyC both referenced podcasts in the past couple of days… so it’s a good opportunity to glean some good podcast info by sharing… as we’ve done with books, movies, etc. So “Top 5” isn’t really a “Best of” it’s more my favorites over the past few months or year or two. On […]

Thursday Open Thread 

The last Cuyahoga River fire occurred on this date in 1969

Wednesday Open Thread

I had an opportunity to post this yesterday… this photo should have won a Pulitzer Prize for studio snapshots. Bears re-posting every once in awhile. Kids… do what your Uncles Miles says — don’t suck at jazz.

Tuesday Open Thread 

Fall of the Alamo by Robert Jenkins Onderdonk (1903)

Monday Open Thread 

Juneteenth

Hollywood Needs More Robert Duvalls

Clockwise from top left: Robert Duvall as Boo Radley in “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962), Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore in “Apocalypse Now” (1979), Tom Hagen in “The Godfather” (1972), Joseph Stalin in “Stalin” (1992), Gus McCrae in “Lonesome Dove” (1989), and Bob Hodges in “Colors” (1988)

The Wall Street Journal had a great piece […]

Tower of Babble

Grenfell Tower, London, UK

Conservative MP Daniel Hannan has some bracing and true words about the recent tragedy — the Grenfell Tower fire this past week. As in the UK so in the States when it comes to exploitation and manipulation of the victims, public, and their emotions. From CapX:

Do you remember the […]

Father's Day Open Thread

Happy Father’s Day to Threedonian Dads and grandpas everywhere — you too fritz! 🙂

Saturday Open Thread