Archives for May 28, 2011

Wake up early on Sunday and catch “”Choice In Dying,” Eric MacDonald on Atheists Talk #117″

Atheist talk radio is a live AM talk show based in the Twin Cities and run by the Minnesota Atheists. As an occasional guest or interviewer of the show, I support it with countless hours of thinking of stuff to say. You can make your own contribution to keeping this important show on line by…

Wow. And no keyboards! OK, gotta go. You wouldn’t believe how many messages I have to deal with on my electronics correspondence machine thingie. What really happened …

It is Memorial Day Weekend, which can only mean one thing. It’s time for this year’s Summer Reading Recommendations List! Unlike the Summer Readings Suggestions: Science list, these books are primarily (but not entirely) fiction. Since I’ve not read very much fiction over the last year, I polled my facebook friends and assembled their advice…

ABC has a show called “What would you do?” that can be rather fun to watch, in which some sort of uncomfortable scenario is faked in a public place, and the reactions of the people exposed to it is filmed. At the end, the host of the show and the hidden camera crew comes out…

Scott-Heron was born in Chicago in 1949. He spent his early years in Jackson, Tenn., attended high school in The Bronx, and spent time at Pennsylvania’s Lincoln University before settling in Manhattan. His recording career began in 1970 with the album Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, which featured the first version of “The Revolution…