Reboots, Rumors, Religion, and a Kick Ass Waterslide

This entry is part 75 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

Aside from the ongoing discussions about Guardians of the Galaxy, the story today that most caught my attention was a kind of scathing take-down of the currently popular¬†“Prosperity Gospel” movement. From what I can see, there’s nothing “Gospel” related in the prosperity gospel. In fact, it seems like it pretty clearly goes against just about […]

Science, Aliens, Sexism, Stupid Application of the Law, and Buzz Aldrin

This entry is part 60 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

I’ve been fiddling with websites all day–first at the day job and then after I got home. But, pretty much every site I have my fingers in is up to date now. So, that’s good. Sadly, this is the only one of my own sites that gets regular content these days. (And, really, calling some […]

Dumbing Down, Questionable Relationship Awareness, Godzilla Humor, Economic Issues, Speed Cameras, and Zepplin

This entry is part 31 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

I hadn’t heard about the Macklemore thing until I saw a¬†post about it yesterday. (He’s since apologized.) I was left wondering if a bit part of the problem was that we’re not willing to give someone the benefit of the doubt when they say “I really didn’t know.” (Especially if no other public action we’ve […]

Bad Business, Intergalactic Bad Guys, Some Good Evil, Celebrity How To, and Other Stuff That Makes Me Feel Old

This entry is part 22 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

There was a semi-lengthy back-and-forth in a comment stream today about how celebrities interact with their fans. Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of different methods of interaction. Some of them much more personable than others. I’ve seen celebs content to sit behind their tables, offering nothing more than a well-acted smile and nod […]

Some History, Some Politics, Some Fun, and a Few Other Things

This entry is part 16 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

I (semi-unexpectedly) spent a lot of time over the weekend catching up on TV shows and playing video games. There was also some reading involved. Yeah, I’d had other plans, but was far too wiped out from the week to actually follow through on any of them. So, a couch weekend it was. During that […]