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Check out this awesome article in today's Spokesman-Review
about Jesse's current film project:
Major bike crash on my way to work. Pain, and pain. Possible broken stuff. Black and blue no longer my favorite colors. Major ouch.
So I stayed home all day, curled up with my vape pen, and didn't move. Here's what I did:
I tried to watch Heil Honey I'm Home - A British sitcom about Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, who live next door to a Jewish couple, Arny and Rosa Goldenstein. Hilarity ensues.
I watched The
Martian, DVD from Netflix. Matt Damon tries to survive on the Red
Planet. It's a fun, well-done, Ridley Scott flick. That said, it's
formulaic and predictable. Try Pandorum
for something with more grit.
we're all staking claims on either side of the chasm torn through
America's political and cultural heart, remember that a select group of US
citizens and their associates are, even today, happily dropping bombs on
Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Libya, and Somalia, with the
knowledge that, no matter who wins this election, their warmongering
future is secure.
are screaming foul that armed,
white guys who took over a nature reserve are acquitted while in North
riot police forcibly remove Native American protesters with attack
dogs, pepper spray and sound cannons. The Left's response seems to be that
not everyone should be treated with the American tradition of protest and
civil disobedience in mind, but that everyone should be equally subjected
to a militaristic, fascist response.
Clinton eyes Biden
for Secretary of State.
I linked to this once, but it's so good... Burning
Down the House: Trump is more national threat than punch line. He's
determined to cause lasting damage. Tim Egan opining for the NYT.
new U-District bridge linking the promise of college with the problems
of a neighborhood is a chance for change that the city should embrace.
are high CBD cannabis strains and how do they differ from high THC
WikiLeaks: More evidence the Democratic
National Committee tipped the scales for Clinton.
Ten scariest rock and roll songs of all time.
Check out this intricate, interactive map
of alternative music history.
Watch a dude destroy
Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star with a sledgehammer.
is hashish and how does it relate to cannabis?
disturbing true story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
70 greatest conspiracy theories in pop-culture history: Paul
Bernie Sanders is
prepared to be a
liberal thorn in Clinton's side.
Hayden, social and political activist, dead at 76.
Brewster is redeveloping the old McKinley School in East Central
John Oliver on
one of those phony things we do that I wish we'd stop: You know when some
politician is meeting some head-of-state or some dignitary, and they're
shaking hands, and they just keep on shaking and shaking for the cameras,
and it all seems so uncomfortable and pretentious, still shaking still
shaking, and everyone is thinking, Okay, you can stop shaking now, and
everybody looks like they wish they
were someplace else? Let's not
do that anymore.
Short of troops to fight in Iraq and
Afghanistan a decade ago, the California National Guard enticed thousands
of soldiers with bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist and go to war. Now
the Pentagon is demanding the money back.
science fiction got the future wrong. Great-power rivalry, demographic
collapse, mass migration have been absent from futurist literature.
Here's what crippled
the internet. "We have seen three waves and here is no reason why
we can't expect more."
to lie: Pro tips from an undercover cop, a lawyer, and a dominatrix.
Forty of the scariest
books of the last 200 years.
Trump TV would thrive. If you build it, they will come.
is the secret behind gravity hills? Gravity hills are a type of slope
where things seem to move against gravity on their own accord. For
instance, if water is poured onto the surface of the hill, it would seem
to move upwards, instead of in the opposite direction, as one might expect
it to. Ten magnetic
hills, gravity roads and mystery spots.
Season Three of the amazing series Black
Mirror is now streaming
on Netflix. The series features stand-alone dramas - sharp,
suspenseful, satirical tales that explore techno-paranoia. My highest
WikiLeaks poisons Hillary's relationship with the left: liberals vow to push back against her agenda and appointments.
WikiLeaks reveals late astronaut
Ed Mitchell's dedication to aliens.
Bernstein warns of a "neo-fascist" movement and media empire
if Trump loses.
Once upon a time: The
lure of the fairy tale.
Tribe to rename Canada Island in Riverfront Park.
philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius: Stoicism is a tool anyone
can use to seek wisdom, strength, and the "good life."
S-R columnist Shawn Vestal: "Say what you will about
the frustrations of road construction: It’s another signal among many
that downtown Spokane is poised to take another leap forward. ... Put
Spokane is in the midst of a massive, generational transformation, a
series of changes that will redefine it for years to come."
with the left.
if Trump refuses to concede? Although the failure by a major party
nominee to concede defeat on election night would throw American democracy
into uncharted territory, from a legal standpoint it would hardly make a
Madonna to provide
service" to fans who vote for Hillary.
Bob Dylan removes
mention of Nobel prize from his website.
letter by Arthur Rimbaud to his family, dated 1878, about crossing the
I never thought I'd say this: Nice work Chris Wallace. Trump was less bombastic than usual, and it didn't work well for him. Hillary won the debate - probably the election.
Here's the entire
This election cycle has seen many scary moments, but none as dangerous as Trump's refusal to say whether he would accept the results of the election.
other WTF moments of the debate.
book by its cover: The strange history of books bound in human skin.
The US and Russia are prepping for Doomsday: With the collapse of yet another arms reduction agreement, DC and Moscow are now sitting on a stockpile of plutonium good for tens of thousands of years.
Why won't anyone admit that America
is fighting five wars?
One of Spokane's
torture doctors trying to keep his waterboarding book secret before
The Guardian's review
of Michael Moore in TrumpLand: part dingus, part holy roller aiming to
100 years ago in Spokane: Pastor
blames booze, golf and cars for people skipping church.
Here are The
Stranger's endorsements for the November 2016 General Election.
York Times: Bob
Dylan and his poetic gift.
A school that embraced
paradox, chance, irony, and humor. It sought to free people from the
insanity of the times: What
John Oliver would like
to remind you that the third party
candidates are crazy as well.
number of mass killings in the US have been committed by military
should be asking ourselves why.
"The first symptom of a degraded aristocracy is a
lack of capable candidates for the throne. After years of indulgence,
ruling families become frail, inbred and isolated, with no one but
mystics, impotents and children to put forward as kings. Think of Nikolai
Romanov reading fortunes as his troops starved at the front. Weak
princes lead to popular uprisings."
An interview with the most hated man on the internet: Milo
Noam Chomsky unveils America's
deplorable history of playing footsie with fascism.
Fareed Zakaria talks to Bill
Maher about Trump and his followers.
a dictatorship: Throughout its decade of power, the Peron regime in
Argentina pumped out propaganda of every kind, exploiting every medium, in
a massive effort to rally the country behind him.
the American Conservative: "Trump is not a builder; he’s a
destroyer. But he is our destroyer. We are all responsible for conjuring
him up, and we all have to participate in the exorcism."
Trump calls for Hillary drug test before the next debate.
refusal to accept intelligence briefing on Russia stuns experts.
disclosed by WikiLeaks show Clinton
avoided blaming Wall Street.
are more than just a few websites that are saying Trump is the prophesied
leader who the Bible says is the next Cyrus the Great.
Yesterday afternoon, KXLY.com posted the following: Unidentified
fighter jets buzz Spokane/Coeur d'Alene. It was a bit unsettling.
Later it was revealed that they were on a training mission from the Marine
Corps in Miramar, CA.
Nostalgia Magazine: Rock
and Roll collectibles from Spokane, Washington.
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New York Times: (Trump
down the house.
Ken Bone's porn preferences tell us about internet privacy today.
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Bob Dylan wins
Prize for Literature.
winds and heavy rains are coming to the Inland Northwest.
Trump says he'll be dating the 10-year-old in 10 years.
A timeline of Trump's creepiness while he owned Miss Universe.
Team Trump is reportedly "furious" about the
growing trickle of women accusing Trump of fondling, groping, and unwanted
kissing, and Trump
isn't going down without a fight.
Russia, US move past Cold War to unpredictable confrontation.
State department spokesman struggles to explain difference between US-supported Saudi airstrikes in Yemen and the Russian strikes in Syria.
they vote for Hillary it's war ... There will
be Hiroshimas and Nagasakis everywhere," said an ultra-nationalist
ally of Putin.
Trump won't drop out.
Republicans will see what it feels like to be forced to carry something to
term they don't want or can't afford.
The choice this election
is between everything that is wrong with our
culture and everything that is wrong with our
essential foreign-policy questions Clinton and Trump need to answer.
most explosive new Wikileaks revelations: Newly released emails
provide a window into the inner-workings of Clinton World.
it's just getting weird: Glen Beck says electing Hillary "is a
moral, ethical choice."
The disturbing medieval
practice of gibbeting.
The long-awaited revival of architectural
Nine facts about breasts: Scientists
have done bizarre studies on the cultural fascination with breasts.
Trump's erratic and defective temperament was squarely in the spotlight at last night's debate. Seeking to recover from the "Trump tape," he delivered a bullying performance, using language we have not heard in the age of televised presidential debates.
says he'll toss Clinton in the slammer: The jailing of political
opponents is a feature of repressive dictatorships, not vibrant
democracies. But it is fully in keeping with how Trump’s campaign has
Washington state Republican delegates call for Trump to step down.
The editors of Foreign Policy magazine have never endorsed
a candidate - until
Not just Trump: The chilling rise in global authoritarianism.
developing world thinks Hitler is underrated: In the West, the Nazi
Fuhrer is thought of as a genocidal maniac - elsewhere, he's
considered a political inspiration.
not about the words. Trump was bragging about committing sexual assault.
He bragged about grabbing non-consenting women between the legs (or
whatever word your intelligence level dictates you call that area). Are
people who are defending his behavior saying that grabbing a
non-consenting woman between the legs is not sexual assault?
The RNC has lawyers examining
the possibility of putting forth another nominee one month from
Election Day, with ballots already printed and early voting in progress in
Habsburg royal family behaved strangely, had some weird ideas, and
were apparently mentally ill. A mysterious mental illness may actually
have been one of the reasons for the fall of their dynasty.
Republicans rush to condemn Trump after lewd video emerges. "And when you're a star they let you do it," Trump says. "Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything."
And then he issued an apology that wasn't.
Washington State GOP Chair says it's okay 'cause Trump
a Democrat at the time."
Hillary Clinton’s paid closed-door speeches to Wall
Street banks apparently included her dreams of “open trade and open
to hacked emails made public Friday by WikiLeaks.
Howard Dean: How
to move beyond the two-party system. The major parties have a
stranglehold on our elections. A different form of voting would give minor
parties a bigger voice in campaigns.
Dali's bizarre sex-cookbook to be republished.
the list: Visual Arts Tour kicks off a month of arts-related events in
US Air Force just dropped two fake nukes: The tests in the Nevada
desert come as tensions rise with Russia and the Pentagon seeks to replace
its aging nuclear arsenal.
Here's the European
science journal - Europhysics News - that
concludes building collapses on 9/11 were caused by controlled demolitions.
[Note: This is not "The
European Scientific Journal" as some websites are reporting.]
Marx, yesterday and today: (This from The New Yorker!) The
nineteenth-century philosopher's ideas may help us to understand the
economic and political inequality of our time.
was the purpose of the giant stone jars of the Xieng Khouang plain?
In 2010, Lil Wayne did eight-months in Rikers Island,
where he kept a journal. Here’s
an excerpt from Gone ’Til November. Out this week. I like it.
It's well-written, revealing prose.
says it can predict social unrest as early as 3 to 5 days out. The
reason: a dramatic improvement in analytics, cloud computing and
The Donald fancied himself a player in the ’90s, but
shock jock Howard Stern knew just how to play him. Now
that’s back to haunt the candidate.
bombs and other nightmare weapons of the Syrian civil war.
shifting symbolism of the Gadsden flag.
An elder from a remote
Papua New Guinea tribe wished to keep a waning tradition alive so
he prepared for his own mummification.
Atlantic magazine endorses Hillary Clinton, only the third
presidential endorsement in their 159-year history: Lincoln in 1860 and
LBJ in '64.
What the average
diet was like in medieval times.
How many laser pointers would it take to
kill a human?
Halloween I'm gonna buy a gigantic, cartoon sledgehammer, and if any any
creepy clown comes chasing after me with a big knife or holding a bunch of
balloons or something, boy, oh, boy, it's really gonna suck to be him.
With all of the whining about the presidential debate, let's not forget
the things that Obama and Romney do wholeheartedly agree on:
suspends contact with Russia over Syria impasse. [How retro.]
hysteria makes its way to the Inland Northwest.
Garrison Keillor: The
question no one is asking about Donald Trump.
Creepy clown spotted
on Coeur d'Alene trail. Creepy
clown sighting reported in Pierce County. Clown sightings: The
psychology of creepy clowns. Killer Clowns: Inside
the terrifying hoax sweeping America. Killer Clowns sweeping
America. Police weigh in on creepy
clown sightings in the Inland Northwest.
Sociopath's Diary, NYT op-ed.
first carbon tax is on the ballot in Washington. It is opposed by both
business and labor groups. So, who's supporting it, and why?
Clown lives matter...
A video editor describes how he
made fake al Qaeda propaganda films for the Pentagon in Iraq that were
specially encoded to track whoever watched them.
What happens to your body and brain when
you combine different drugs.
Earth laws apply to Mars colonists?
DNA testing on 2,000-year-old elongated Paracas skulls changes
On creepiness. Clowns, taxidermists, and funeral
think they're odd - but why? Perhaps they pose a threat. Or perhaps
they simply transgress the natural order.
endorses Hillary Clinton for president. It's their first endorsement
of a Democratic candidate since Bill Clinton in 1992.
could end up being the new national anthem: "Choctaw
The New York Times has
obtained Trump's 1995 tax records. They suggest he could have paid
no federal income tax for 18 years. The NYT
risked legal trouble to publish the returns: Federal law makes it
illegal to publish an unauthorized tax return.
ACLU: Cities across
America are pushing
back against secret surveillance by police.
An everyperson's guide to hallucinogenic therapy.
Like millions of
immigrants, Friedrich Trump disembarked at Castle Garden, in New York, and
his way in a crowded, polyglot, grossly unequal city.
In an alley in postwar
greatest painters and sculptors of the time once lived and worked together,
sharing beds, a single toilet and their creative brilliance.
might exist only in your head: To physics, time has no direction,
until you come along and give it a past, present, and future.
This Tokyo pod-living experiment turned
out to be a failure.
Pseudo Bowl of politics: Is it time to end these phony debates?
How a rude egomaniac has effectively
channeled working-class anger.
we evolve opposable thumbs so we could punch each other in the face?
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