Saturday, April 12, 2014

Rush's leukemia telethon...

Took place on Friday, April 11.

There's still time to donate if you like.

Go to his website at:

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Time 7 April 2014: Vol 183, No 13

Shifting Sands: The US and Saudi Arabia's special relationship has become less sure-footed, but it remains indispensable

Enter the Rift: The inside story of how Facebook bought what many think is the next big thing in entertainment

The conquest of Cool: With its Subtlety, style and obsessional attention to detail, Mad Men ushered in the era of TV drama as literature.

Devastating mudslide in Washington state
Seeking closure on flight 370
the Pope takes on the Mafia
US sanctions against Russia get personal
The Redskins' name game
Building the snoop proof inbox
A new dwarf planet
Return of the mumps
Hatemonger Fred Phelps dies
Charlotte Alter on young women's need for speed
Rana Foroohar on the glbal trade retreat

The Culture
How the Hunger Games and Divergent have sparked heroine chic in Hollywood
A timely bopic of Latino laborhero Cesar Chavez
Can the Red's base-stealing rookie Billy Hamilton help speed up baseball
Game of Thrones Kit Harrington
Crowdfunding celebs
Obama's Dutch treat
Joel Stein pitches a new Final Four finale

10 questions
Farm animal activist Gene Baur

Time: 31 March 2014, vol 183, No 12

I got an offer to get Time Magazine, 2 years worth, at 25 cents an issue, so I jumped at it.

I think it's important to know what's going on on a daily basis - but I don't have time to post daily news articles anymore, so I'll go with weekly and concentrate on what Time thinks is worth reporting.

Maps and Legends: Technology is no match for geography in charting the future of global conflicts
The Disappearance of Flight 370: How the Malaysia Airlines jet slipped through the world's web of surveillance
A Place in the Sun: To fix Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti may have to reinvent everything but the weather
Small Engines: A high-end watch factory is helping drive a change in fortunes for Detroit manufacturing

Venezuela's national guard blasts back against protesters
Turmoil in Libya, Nigerians dying for work, web domains for cities
Russia's imperial hubris in Crimea
Reducting immigrant detention quotas
Regulating the ride-sharing business
Ibn-store beacons to track shopper's phones
New evidence for the Big Ba\ng
Farewell to comedian David Brenner

The Curious Capitalist: Rana Foroohar on GMs recall crisis

The markerter who helps Hollywood find religion
What to see at the Whitney Biennial
Divergent converges on a YA trend
Vintage Cash
the neotiv Nymphomaniax
Alyson Hannigan
Sprucing up Scrabble
the ice cream cleanse

Joel Stein on being miscast as himself

10 questions: pop musician Becki