I’m installing a new theme in order to comply with Google’s mobile usability demands. This blog was first launched on WordPress about six and a half years ago, so it was held together with duct tape, ancient plugins and prayer.
As a result, converting it to a modern structure is taking a bit of effort. There are going to be things that are broken. Some of them I’ll catch. Some of them I might not catch.
If anything in particular …
As some already know, I’m a major consumer of podcasts. I get most of my audio news that way. I listen to as many history podcasts as I can, and a few on entrepreneurship and music.
The are surprisingly few good podcasts on food, especially with the potential demise of the Alton Browncast (it hasn’t released a new episode in a number of months).
One of the best food related podcasts is Go Fork Yourself, by Andrew Zimmern of …
Leah Schnelbach has put out a Ranking of 1980s Fantasy That Would Please Crom Himself!.
I’ve seen most of the eighteen movies she profiles, although I somehow missed Cave Dwellers, both as itself and its MST3K episode. In any case, her rational for each pick is well reasoned.
Still, the top three fantasy movies from the ’80s are clearly:
1) The Princess Bride
I will suffer no dispute!…
Technically, these are the ten best 2014 movies that I saw. If your favorite isn’t on the list, I probably didn’t see it.
Or maybe I just thought it sucked.
With everyone getting on the Rewrite a Fairy Tale bandwagon that Wicked started, this idea seems a bit played. Still, an entertaining, if predictable, movie.
9. The Equalizer
Yes, the pacing is off at times, and the final battle is a bit inane, but the scenes between Denzel …
Hmmmm… Maybe my planned invasion of Canada isn’t such a good idea after all… MPs fashioned spears out of flag poles after hearing shots.…
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where Thomas Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola, has seen a major decline in revenue. The hospital has reported a 50% drop in ER visits, and a 20% drop in daily patient census.
Couple that with a wave of negative reviews coming in, and even full page apologies may not be enough to survive. Earlier reports called Texas Health Presbyterian a ghost town.
Look, whichever hospital was first to receive an Ebola patient was …
So, if you’re going to appoint an Ebola Czar, don’t you think just maybe he or she should have some experience either in Ebola in particular or infectious disease control in general?
Otherwise, if just looks like you want someone to handle the political and perception issues.…