2021 media diet

movies save yourselves - far more entertaining than initially expected. this made 2021 the year of the poufe. shirley - elizabeth moss plays menace with glee. not fun, tough to pull away from as well. the assistant - i can’t recall the last time that you loathed a character that you never actually saw on screen so much. oh, and seriously? boner injections are a thing? women in blue (PBS) - predates the murder of george floyd....

February 14, 2021 · sulrich

20211016 - links, etc.

meta location: Reykjavík, Reykjavík weather: 39.2°F and Cloudy links, etc Adam Serwer: Justice Alito Proved My Point by Attacking Me - The Atlantic

October 16, 2021 · steve ulrich

20211015 - links, etc.

meta location: Reykjavík, Reykjavík weather: 42.8°F and Drizzle links, etc Religious Exemptions for Vaccine Mandates Shouldn’t Exist | WIRED if there were a shred of intellectual honesty to any of this, this would have conservatives twisted in all sorts of knots. but ‘murica. opening salvo is delicious. In 1990, the Court tightened things back up. In a case involving members of the Native American Church who took peyote, an illegal drug, as part of religious ceremonies, the Court held that religion doesn’t give someone the right to challenge a “generally applicable” law....

October 15, 2021 · steve ulrich

20211003 - links, etc.

meta location: Minneapolis, MN weather: 64.4°F and Partly Cloudy links, etc Facebook Is an Authoritarian State - The Atlantic a fresh take on the current “situation”. no matter where you come down on FB, it’s worth a read.

October 3, 2021 · steve ulrich

20211002 - links, etc.

meta location: Minneapolis, MN weather: 66.2°F and Cloudy links, etc Looking Back on Anthony Bourdain and Asia Argento’s Roller-Coaster Romance | Vanity Fair not cool. still a bummer.

October 2, 2021 · steve ulrich

20211001 - links, etc.

meta location: Minneapolis, MN weather: 64.4°F and Mostly Clear links, etc Opinion | Our constitutional crisis is already here - The Washington Post They put their trust in family, tribe, religion and race. Although zealous in defense of their own rights and freedoms, they are less concerned about the rights and freedoms of those who are not like them. That, too, is not unusual. What is unnatural is to value the rights of others who are unlike you as much as you value your own....

October 1, 2021 · steve ulrich

20210927 - links, etc.

meta location: Minneapolis, MN weather: 57.2°F and Clear links, etc what a joyful reading list! What Do We Do With All This Rage? - by Charlie Warzel - Galaxy Brain The US car crash epidemic: Why driving deaths are up — and as high as gun deaths - Vox Facebook Is an Authoritarian State - The Atlantic

September 27, 2021 · steve ulrich

20210926 - links, etc.

meta location: Minneapolis, MN weather: 60.8°F and Partly Cloudy belatedly disgorged from instapaper the following series of articles from justin pietsch are well worth a read if you’re a routing protocol dork. Comparing Open Source BGP stacks with internet routes Followup Measuring BGP Stacks Performance links, etc The Look of Gentrification - by Darrell Owens - Darrell’s Newsletter “If you treat your city like a suburb, then it’ll have the demographics of a suburb....

September 26, 2021 · steve ulrich