Category Archives: Culture

Nerd News (5/22/24): A BIG REPORT

On 5/8/22 PC-S mother had to be admitted into the hospital on emergency. Surgery was done on Thursday and she was then not healthy enough to be transported to a Rehab center on 5/15. These circumstances cause great stress and … Continue reading

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As Seen at NY Now Winter 2024

A photo essay with links and descriptions of products in books, food, design, etc. that caught our eye at the Winter 2024 session of NY Now from Jacob Javits Convention Center which is also celberating 100 years as an expo/convention/curator. … Continue reading

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Play “The Forever Labyrinth” — a new browser-based adventure from inkle and Google Arts & Culture

The story wizards at inkle, who recently nabbed three IGF nominations for A Highland Song, have teamed up with Google Arts & Culture on The Forever Labyrinth — a free browser-based game built from art across the world and all of history. Professor … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jan 2024 Trip-Day 5 and 6

Went to the French Quarter with plans to eat the Ruby Slipper again and then meet Pam and the girls at French Market. Ruby Slipper was a 35 minute wait to be seated so we made our way up Decatur … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jan 2024 Trip Days 3 and 4

On Wednesday mother went downtown and after the bank and some walking went to breakfast at Cafe Fleur de Lis. I had eggs, pancakes and a slab of pork belly, mother had an avocado omlette and grits. After we got … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jan 2024 Trip Day 1 and 2

I went to New Orleans on Monday 1/22/24 with my mother to visit long time family friends who had moved back to the US after 7 years and for now are stationed in Louisiana. After getting to the house we … Continue reading

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Creating Content during the SAG-AFTRA Strike

I have been a member of SAG since 1989 and thefore SAG-AFTRA since the merger. I wholly support our current strike against the AMTP. As a pop-culture journalist this makes certain things quite difficult though. In solidarity and care of … Continue reading

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Nerd Notes (4/30/23)

It’s been a few days, so this is an extra long Nerd Notes of Music videos, game trailers, and comics and culture news. Some stuff even a week old as when it hit the inbox. Billy Strings makes some good … Continue reading

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Purim and Clowns: A History – An Essay by ChatGPT

As noticing young men dressed as clowns for Purim I asked them what the correlation was. Clowns are generally considered sad from a historical standpoint, laughed at, not with. After asking many of them at different locations from different temples … Continue reading

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