Month: May 2016

  • Social Media Posts (May 1 to May 30)

    See also: Index of all Social Media Posts Probably the most interesting question about the Trumpification of USA is how many TV entertainment outlets will refuse to invite TRUMP THE INSULT DOG on their show — damn the ratings and ad dollars. Lorne Michaels, Stephen Colbert, the Today Show, The View, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy…

  • Social Media Posts (April 1 to April 30)

     See also: Index of all Social Media Posts Two interesting studies about minimum wage. About a recent law to raise minimum wage to $15 in Seattle, a report finds: ” “Our preliminary analysis of grocery, retail, gasoline, and rent prices has found little or no evidence of price increases in Seattle relative to the surrounding…

  • Social Media Posts (March 1 to March 30)

    See also: Index of all Social Media Posts This fascinating 3 minute video essay tries to explain why people rarely smiled in older photos. (Be sure to watch until the end to see a Chinese man smiling!). Here’s a fierce 1996 Ukrainian rock song which has been zipping through my head all day. As luck…

  • Social Media Posts Feb 2016

    See also: Index of all Social Media Posts I suspect that within 48 hours, the hilarious Donald Trump takedown video by John Oliver will be shared thousands (if not millions) of times on social media. Up to now, talk show hosts and political satirists have used Trump as an object for humor, not really an…