Friday, August 23, 2019

Miss Cellania's Links

10 famous musicians who had very different second careers. A post I wrote for the new website Considerable.

What's The Craziest Thing A Guy Ever Did To Be With His Girlfriend?

The Story Behind the Funniest Baseball Card Ever Made. Keith Comstock's baseball card for the 1989 Las Vegas Stars shows him reacting to being hit in the crotch by a baseball! (via Digg)

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out?

Flags of the Solar System. (via Metafilter)

Terrorism Detective: What Is the Inspiration for all this Violence?? The latest from Tom the Dancing Bug.

Why Americans Love Their Apple Pie.

Column: Health insurance companies are useless. Get rid of them. (via TYWKIWDBI)

The Quest to Find a Lost Arctic Explorer’s Buried Soup.

A blast from the past (2012): Niche Blogs for the Dog Days of August. A few of them are still online.


xoxoxoBruce said...

Considerable looks interesting, double so with your writing. Once again I sit here wondering, where on Earth does she get all this stuff?

xoxoxoBruce said...

That LATimes article on Health Insurance providers(via TYWKIWDBI) is spot on. Just like a useless middle manager they add nothing but complexity and increased costs.

Marion said...

If you haven't heard it, or seen the video, check Youtube for Patty Griffin, Making Pies. It's a beautiful but intensely sad song.