Monday, June 25, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

In two comics, cartoonist Gail Galligan turns Jon Arbuckle of Garfield into a character that's not so much depressed, but introverted in a way we can all understand. Part one is about a dinner party in which he meets his significant other Liz's college friends, and part two is where he goes to a comic convention for the first time in years. (via Metafilter)

Greetings from the UFO Zealots Who Say Aliens Created Life on Earth. Learn the origin and beliefs of Raëlism.

Simon Jansen's ASCIImation Version of Star Wars. He worked on the project for 18 years.

Books Where the Dog Dies, Rewritten So the Dog Doesn’t Die. They range from heartwarming to hilarious.

How Jurassic Park Changed the Way Movies Looked at Dinosaurs. Before that, they came in only two flavors: murderous or cute.

13 Movie and TV Jokes that Took Years to Deliver. They are callbacks, running gags, internal references, brick jokes, slow burns, or Chekhov's gags.

Newly Unearthed Civil War Bones Speak Silently to the Grim Aftermath of Battle. Archaeologists pieced together the story of a medical waste pit.

A 1770 poem about a cat and the greatest peril that may befall him. (via Strange Company

Political Links

Kids in exchange for deportation: Detained migrants say they were told they could get kids back on way out of U.S. The ransom offer has been made.

Don't confuse with Keep in mind is a legit site, is run by Russian scammers. Beware. (via Metafilter)

DOJ: Trump's immigration crackdown diverting resources from drug cases.

Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll.

Trump Reaffirms North Korean Nuclear Threat After Saying It Was Gone.

And Finally

A blast from the past (2016): The Worst Industrial Disaster in U.S. History.

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