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Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher Has Passed Away, Here’s Where You Can Stream Some of His Movies

A Time to Kill (1996) A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK. Batman and Robin (1997) Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit … Continue reading

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FREE Trial of YouTube TV? No, thank you.

Google teased me again with a FREE trial of YouTube TV. I looked over the channels included for the $50 per month and it was easy to decline the offer. Currently, I’m not paying for any live TV service. I … Continue reading

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Commander Zero and Jack McKinney

Commander Zero has died and I’m thinking of Jack McKinney – what? In the late 1970s Edén Pastora, also known as Commander Zero, was a leader of the Sandinistas in Nicaragua. They were fighting to over-throw the US-backed dictator. I … Continue reading

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NYT: Here Are the 97 U.S. Cities Where Protesters Were Tear-Gassed

♬ ♫ ♪ Not tear gas nor baton chargeThat stops you taking the city ♫ ♭ ♪— ‘Ghetto Defendant’ – The Clash

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Jason Myrtetus Ranks the Quality of Sports (& my comments)

All this week Jason Myrtetus (@JasonMyrt) is filling in on the morning show at 97.5 The Fanatic as the regular hosts are on vacation. This morning he ranked the sports in terms of quality, by which I think he meant … Continue reading

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Facial Recognition: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Links FindFace – Wikipedia Clearview AI – Wikipedia

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Pennsylvania Does Agriculture Too

A few articles in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer are a reminder that Pennsylvania is more than just a former Rust Belt state. Bell & Evans produce premium poultry products. Mostly chicken and turkey is what I see in local markets. They … Continue reading

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They’re Not Just Guarding a Christopher Columbus Statue, They’re Defending Their White Privilege

Today Americans consider Italians to be “white” but that was not always the case. In the nineteenth century when Italians (and other southern and eastern Europeans) started to come to the United States they were considered to be on the … Continue reading

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A PostSecret Postcard About Philadelphia

One of Philadelphia’s finest from today’s new batch of PostSecret post cards: Link: PostSecret.com

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Retail Report: Fine Wine & Good Spirits Shoppe Back Open

My local PLCB State Store in Conshohocken reopened and I visited it this week. The shelves were full. I got a bottle of gin and a pint of soju. There were a few items of note:

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