Twentieth Century

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Hawkesbury Landscape - Sydney Long

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Montreal in Winter - Helen McNicoll

{"content":{"id":2004,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eMarmaduke thing of the week: \u003ca href=\"http://wondermark.com/the-comic-strip-doctor-marmaduke/\"\u003epsychological/structural analysis of Marmaduke\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-oV-js8RuM\"\u003eJackie Kashian: seriously underrated comedian\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI never thought much about Burne-Jones' Briar Rose paintings, but I had never seen them in context. \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/2zw3Z8HLCNQ\"\u003eThis is a good art video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eFrom \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_976\"\u003ethis Wikipedia article\u003c/a\u003e:\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003eDuring the flight, Finneran, a Wall Street investment banker, had been refused further alcoholic beverages when cabin crew determined he was intoxicated. After they thwarted his attempt to pour himself more, Finneran threatened one flight attendant with violence and attacked another one. He then went into the first-class compartment, which was also carrying Portuguese president Mário Soares and Argentinian foreign minister Guido di Tella and their security details. There, he climbed on a service trolley and defecated, using linen napkins to wipe himself, and later tracked and smeared his feces around the cabin.\u003c/i\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you google up a picture of him, he looks exactly like a Wall Street banker who would have a crazy feces temper tantrum. Mário Soares, by the by, was the main leader behind restoring democracy to Portugal in the 70s.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOff the west coast of North America, there is \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/52-hertz_whale\"\u003ea species of whale that has been heard, but never seen\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.my90stv.com/#HpwhisVZscw\"\u003eA website that recreates TV from different decades\u003c/a\u003e. You can change the channel. It's been around a while but I rediscover it every few years and it is weird fun. Very well made.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eMellow music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsU7dGT2Ixs\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=27\"\u003eJo Stafford - September in the Rain\u003c/a\u003e. I've been under a lot of stress lately and that music is really helpful.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-07-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-07-04T15:28:56.000Z","updated_at":"2021-07-04T15:56:06.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pre-raphaelite\"\u003epre-raphaelite\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swing\"\u003eswing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

  • Marmaduke thing of the week: psychological/structural analysis of Marmaduke.
  • Jackie Kashian: seriously underrated comedian
  • I never thought much about Burne-Jones' Briar Rose paintings, but I had never seen them in context. This is a good art video.
  • From this Wikipedia article:
  • During the flight, Finneran, a Wall Street investment banker, had been refused further alcoholic beverages when cabin crew determined he was intoxicated. After they thwarted his attempt to pour himself more, Finneran threatened one flight attendant with violence and attacked another one. He then went into the first-class compartment, which was also carrying Portuguese president Mário Soares and Argentinian foreign minister Guido di Tella and their security details. There, he climbed on a service trolley and defecated, using linen napkins to wipe himself, and later tracked and smeared his feces around the cabin.

    If you google up a picture of him, he looks exactly like a Wall Street banker who would have a crazy feces temper tantrum. Mário Soares, by the by, was the main leader behind restoring democracy to Portugal in the 70s.

  • Off the west coast of North America, there is a species of whale that has been heard, but never seen.
  • A website that recreates TV from different decades. You can change the channel. It's been around a while but I rediscover it every few years and it is weird fun. Very well made.
  • Mellow music of the week: Jo Stafford - September in the Rain. I've been under a lot of stress lately and that music is really helpful.
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More Moebius Artwork

No special Canada Day image because Canada Day is sad this year. They just found hundreds more children's bodies near where I used to live. That brings the count up to over 1000 and there's likely going to be a lot more.

We're also having by far our hottest weather in history, by a large margin.

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Exclamation

As is normal for this blog, I can only do weekly links irregularly during the summer. I'm often quite busy, plus me and my loved ones want to take advantage of the weather. There was also a flood in my apartment a a record-breaking heatwave. It has been nuts.

{"content":{"id":2003,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eHappy Pride Month! What's the best lesbian-themed medieval Jewish monster fiction out there? Don't want to rock the boat but my vote is for \u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2716235-the-dyke-and-the-dybbuk\"\u003eThe Dyke and the Dybbuk\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/woman_vs_bugs\"\u003eWar is hell\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eJohn Swartzwelder is considered to be the greatest Simpsons writer, but is also very reclusive and has only done one interview, as far as I can tell. He also did \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAWE0Kjn8ac\"\u003eabout a minute on a DVD commentary\u003c/a\u003e where he was very polite. I've tried to find some of his books but they're not in the local library and they cost more than forty bucks online.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003ePeaceful nature moment: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2ISzPLW7-w\"\u003eFish tries to steal fly\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eScience Corner: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdQcrd7O8og\"\u003eA very clever way of using magnetism in geology\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJE4hb4mDHA\"\u003e\"The funniest thing I've ever heard\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4PKzz81m5c\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=287\"\u003eAlmost Blue\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-06-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-06-13T17:42:00.000Z","updated_at":"2021-06-13T17:49:04.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fish\"\u003efish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

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Ophelia - Redon

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Extremely good but read the book.

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Marvel Comics #1

{"content":{"id":1844,"title":"King of the Hill - John Bauer","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/5a5.jpg\"\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-28T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-02-08T01:52:07.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-29T16:24:47.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=illustration\"\u003eillustration\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e"}

King of the Hill - John Bauer

{"content":{"id":1983,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXUj3FaVH8A\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=415\"\u003eThis song is hilarious and catchy\u003c/a\u003e. From the Sam and Max games, apparently. In this video, sung by skinless animatronic Elvis and chimpanzee.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdn8SNYyjxc\"\u003eCat slaps a seal\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI though I knew about undertow and rip currents, but I didn't: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEdPKvOawSg\"\u003every interesting video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eDrones are lame except when they're cool: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahZD95l1MvM\"\u003eclose-up video of lava entering the ocean\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.google.com/maps/@40.1523458,44.4489034,3a,75y,92.45h,78.2t/data=!3m8!1e1!3m6!1sAF1QipOc-eySxdWeMqCmtkUAOcfC8JeNwje7NP8TUsI5!2e10!3e11!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipOc-eySxdWeMqCmtkUAOcfC8JeNwje7NP8TUsI5%3Dw203-h100-k-no-pi-20-ya111.00001-ro0-fo100!7i8704!8i4352?hl=en\"\u003eArmenian terrain\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/2aUFB9hQncQ\"\u003eInteresting discussion on representational vs abstract art\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5fXiVl0Zq4\"\u003ethis Indonesian film trailer from the 50s\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-23T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-22T16:57:38.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-22T17:14:05.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cats\"\u003ecats\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=armenia\"\u003earmenia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=russia\"\u003erussia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=indonesian\"\u003eindonesian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=indonesia\"\u003eindonesia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1971,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\"One of the most frightening things ever shown on [UK] children's television\": \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/the_singing_ringing_tree\"\u003eThe Singing Tree\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.imdb.com/video/vi1730984985?playlistId=tt8305218\u0026ref_=tt_ov_vi\"\u003eIndia is doing a The Office remake\u003c/a\u003e. I really love seeing familiar things adapted to different cultures. It's also fun to pick out the English phrases. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y61Mi14aMNU\"\u003eIndian Dwight is instantly likeable and Indian Jim is a horrible bully\u003c/a\u003e. It took the American version five years to achieve that.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eJust in case you forgot to be terrified of a large-scale war: \u003ca href=\"https://outrider.org/nuclear-weapons/interactive/bomb-blast/\"\u003eHow would a nuclear bomb affect your city?\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI saw Con Air when I was 13 or 14 and it seemed like the most natural thing in the world. A great action movie and not weird at all. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrXB0qo2uGg\"\u003eShort clip\u003c/a\u003e. Watch the whole thing.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eNot many people speak Swedish, but it has produced some of the best and most unique children's literature in the world. Two of the most famous writers wrote as \u003ca href=\"https://aeon.co/essays/pippi-and-the-moomins-served-as-a-social-antidote-to-fascism\"\u003ea direct response to fascism and WWII\u003c/a\u003e. Another thing (older than that) to check out is \u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1322974.Swedish_Folk_Tales\"\u003ethis illustrated book of folk tales\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSome old black-and-white movies are very good, but a lot of big hits from back then aren't great. Movie making has developed a lot as an art form. However, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-tefK9hkuM\"\u003etrailers back then were way better\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeisCvjwBMo\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyrVqfUupX_gnc6U9pgAQtia\u0026index=30\"\u003eLouis and Ella's version of cheek-to-cheek\u003c/a\u003e is one of the best things ever.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-09T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-08T15:16:56.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-09T00:46:14.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=india\"\u003eindia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swedish\"\u003eswedish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tove\"\u003etove\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=illustration\"\u003eillustration\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swing\"\u003eswing\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1890,"title":"TEXAS RANGER!!!","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/5d3.png\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe most surprising thing about this issue is that only one of the stories actually involved a Texas ranger. A fair deal didn't even take place in Texas.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe main story is a good-but-slow-paced detective story. The rest is pretty weak and generic.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-05T23:36:33.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-05T23:43:56.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":2},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pulp\"\u003epulp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=western\"\u003ewestern\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=illustration\"\u003eillustration\u003c/a\u003e"}

TEXAS RANGER!!!

The most surprising thing about this issue is that only one of the stories actually involved a Texas ranger. A fair deal didn't even take place in Texas.

The main story is a good-but-slow-paced detective story. The rest is pretty weak and generic.

{"content":{"id":1970,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO61e-o2lrw\"\u003eJim's office pranks over the years\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Iceland volcano is back!! \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6XhWO4mqJ0\"\u003eUnexpected collapse!!!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003ePsychonauts is one of the greatest games of all time and the sequel is looking promising. They also made a midquel which, unlike the main games, is a point-and-click adventure game, meaning it is much funner to watch than to play. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi3VJhB9rrA\"\u003eRhombus of Ruin\u003c/a\u003e. Worth watching, I promise.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eArchive.org has some weird, obscure old music. So obscure it's not on Youtube. \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/78_the-wild-wild-women-are-making-a-wild-man-of-me_freddie-schnickelfritz-fisher-a_gbia0029239a/The+Wi+-+Freddie+%22Schnickelfritz%22+Fisher+And+His+Orchestra.flac\"\u003eThe Wild Women are making a Wild Man of Me (1950)\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.giantbomb.com/articles/erik-wolpaws-top-10-games-of-2015/1100-5351/\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.giantbomb.com/articles/erik-wolpaws-top-10-games-of-2015/1100-5351/\"\u003eErik Wolpaw's top games of 2015\u003c/a\u003e. There are funny Wolpaw articles and dutiful Wolpaw articles from when he promoting his games (Portal, Portal 2, Psychonauts). I've often thought of linking all the funny ones in one place.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/publicschool92west00mcfa/mode/2up\"\u003ePublic School drawing course from 1892\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6KIKEeplsQ\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=467\"\u003eRumors are Flying\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-02T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-01T18:56:10.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-02T23:56:27.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=iceland\"\u003eiceland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=point_and_click\"\u003epoint_and_click\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=art\"\u003eart\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteeth_century\"\u003enineteeth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1967,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eBack in the 90s, when all music had to be angsty, a band called Verve Pipe had a song about a woman getting an abortion and then committing suicide. By 2009 \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbIQCOxs-rc\"\u003ethey had chilled out quite a bit\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3yvljqUPoU\"\u003eMelissa Villaseñor is good at impersonating other comedians\u003c/a\u003e. Weirdly good. Also \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/EN_du1DCgfw?t=389\"\u003ehere's her Kristen Wiig\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/FQ_E7XyfGp0?t=113\"\u003eBea Arthur's last scene on television\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIt turns out big, shared movie universes aren't a new thing. Here's one featuring Kurt Russel from his once-well-known-now-forgotten period as a child actor: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Computer_Wore_Tennis_Shoes\"\u003eThe Computer Wore Tennis Shoes\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou probably noticed, somewhere in the back of your mind, that \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ALH5KwR788\"\u003emost North American airports have the same announcer voice\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.threebu.it/invisible-line/\"\u003eBest text alignment ever\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUCbKYKkDis\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=88\"\u003eKate Rusby's version of Elfin Knight\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-04-25T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-04-24T15:25:15.000Z","updated_at":"2021-04-25T15:36:01.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rock\"\u003erock\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=toys\"\u003etoys\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=folk\"\u003efolk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=child_ballads\"\u003echild_ballads\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e"}

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THE MONSTER DIED AT DAWN