Author Archives: Paul

Professional software engineer; enthusiast / advanced amateur photographer; (Apple) / Mac / iOS guy; partially omniscient, witty, tech geek; hooligan; user of 'adult language'; 37?!?; rock / blues / jazz fan; skeptic; and raconteur (...and ESRI).

The GOP Is the Anti-Vaxx Party Now

Sophie Weiner writing at Splinter News: Six states now have bills authored by Democrats that would make forgoing vaccines for children more difficult. In nearly all of those states, which include Colorado, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington, New York, and Maine, the bills have faced Republican opposition. Meanwhile, in West Virginia and Mississippi, the GOP has […]

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Wednesday 17th of April 2019

“I’d tell you to go to hell, but I never want to see you again.” — Mack “Uncle Mac” Johnson, speaking to a preacher as he’s throwing the preacher out of his whorehouse, Mad Men, S6E13, “In Care Of” (June 23, 2013). #MadMen #TVquotes Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Monday 15th of April 2019

Just re-watching The Post (2017), and I keep feeling like I’m watching Tom Hanks guest hosting Mr. Show with Bob and David! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Thursday 11th of April 2019

Just passed an #AppleMaps car ~15 miles east of Knoxville, TN on I-40. Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Saturday 23rd of March 2019

“Karate! Karate-karate! Regular punch! Just kidding, that was karate…” —DJ Slizzard (a.k.a. Richard Wayne Gary Wayne), Party Monster: Scratching the Surface(2018) #MovieQuotes Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Thursday 21st of March 2019

“For me, it turned out that without Facebook, there wasn’t much I really missed out on — except targeted ads.”. Hear, hear. I quit Facebook about 3 months before the NY Times’ personal tech columnist and don’t miss it one bit. Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Sunday 17th of March 2019

“What I can tell you is this: this is not Stu’s first marriage. There was a whore in Las Vegas a couple of years ago…” —Alan, The Hangover Part II (2011) #MovieQuotes Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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It’s Not Enough to Move the Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust

Appearing on the Nashville Scene website under the “From the Archives” section today is the article, “It’s Not Enough to Move the Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust” by Steven Hale: State Sen. Jeff Yarbro put the bust in context [] last month, following a protest at the Capitol. The people that are here today aren’t trying […]

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Friday 8th of February 2019

R.I.P. Albert Finney. Albert Finney, five-time Oscar nominee, dead at 82 Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Trump’s Work Days Are Mostly Empty

Dan Friedman at Mother Jones: President Donald Trump claims he is working hard as president. His private schedules suggest otherwise. On Sunday, Axios published Trump’s private schedules for almost every working day since the midterm elections of November 2018. The documents show the president has spent a whooping 60 percent of his work days during […]

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