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{"content":{"id":832,"title":"Diana And Callisto - Palma Vecchio","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/2c4.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e(just got home from a concert. There's too much summer fun for me to do weekly links, but don't worry: I'm in the Pacific Northwest and soon it will rain for six months straight)\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2019-08-19T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-07-20T17:34:47.000Z","updated_at":"2019-08-19T00:03:56.000Z","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=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rome\"\u003erome\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italy\"\u003eitaly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sixteenth_century\"\u003esixteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=renaissance\"\u003erenaissance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italy\"\u003eitaly\u003c/a\u003e"}

Diana And Callisto - Palma Vecchio

(just got home from a concert. There's too much summer fun for me to do weekly links, but don't worry: I'm in the Pacific Northwest and soon it will rain for six months straight)
{"content":{"id":888,"title":"Netflix Jeopardy","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/2f7.png\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nNetflix has been uploading classic Jeopardy episodes, and changing which episodes are available every few months. I enjoy this much more than I ever enjoyed Jeopardy on television, if only because I can easily skip over the contestant chit-chat section.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-09-13T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-19T21:06:54.000Z","updated_at":"2020-10-02T16:44:23.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":4},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=game_shows\"\u003egame_shows\u003c/a\u003e"}

Netflix Jeopardy

Netflix has been uploading classic Jeopardy episodes, and changing which episodes are available every few months. I enjoy this much more than I ever enjoyed Jeopardy on television, if only because I can easily skip over the contestant chit-chat section.

{"content":{"id":1632,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35250683-dc-meets-looney-tunes\"\u003eDC meets Looney Tunes\u003c/a\u003e. Looks likes its the darkandedgysnyder version of DC too. Comic book fans, a group which - as far as I can tell - unconditionally likes all comic books, seem to not be too keen on this.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-17T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-14T02:55:09.000Z","updated_at":"2020-09-14T02:55:09.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

DC meets Looney Tunes. Looks likes its the darkandedgysnyder version of DC too. Comic book fans, a group which - as far as I can tell - unconditionally likes all comic books, seem to not be too keen on this.

{"content":{"id":1571,"title":"Civilization IV (plus extras) (2005)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/4d9.jpg\" class=\"small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe peak of the series. Balanced enough that you can't find easy cheats (unlike Civ2), but not so balanced that every game ends up being identical (unlike Civ5). Leonard Nemoy. Great music. Great look without things being indistinct or blurry. Interesting tech tree, good timing. Easy to jump into and enjoy, but subtle and difficult to master. This is about as good as a board game can be.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-20T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-16T16:48:05.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-16T16:53:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e"}

Civilization IV (plus extras) (2005)

The peak of the series. Balanced enough that you can't find easy cheats (unlike Civ2), but not so balanced that every game ends up being identical (unlike Civ5). Leonard Nemoy. Great music. Great look without things being indistinct or blurry. Interesting tech tree, good timing. Easy to jump into and enjoy, but subtle and difficult to master. This is about as good as a board game can be.

{"content":{"id":1329,"title":"Trees","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/443.webp\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-19T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-20T22:54:36.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-20T22:54:36.000Z","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=old_memes\"\u003eold_memes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tumblr\"\u003etumblr\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=plants\"\u003eplants\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e"}

Trees

{"content":{"id":495,"title":"Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/1a2.jpeg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e","publication_date":"2019-02-12T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-01-27T17:18:20.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-27T17:18:20.000Z","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=england\"\u003eengland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e"}

Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall

{"content":{"id":1491,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxBQ2kiQyi8\"\u003eLouis Armstrong's first recording\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-30T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-25T23:29:35.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-25T23:29:35.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_twenties\"\u003ethe_twenties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Links

{"content":{"id":351,"title":"Europe In 1885","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/119.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e","publication_date":"2018-11-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-11-01T23:33:39.000Z","updated_at":"2018-11-01T23:33:39.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=maps\"\u003emaps\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=victorian\"\u003evictorian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Europe In 1885

{"content":{"id":173,"title":"Only A Cat","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/70.png\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e ","publication_date":"2018-07-18T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-07-12T20:28:32.000Z","updated_at":"2018-07-12T20:28:32.000Z","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=cats\"\u003ecats\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=graves\"\u003egraves\u003c/a\u003e"}

Only A Cat