Things & Stuff

Things & Stuff is the tag I use for things I come across that I think are interesting enough to say something about. A sort of "show & tell" thing. I try to keep these posts super short.
Jun
17

Money and Sports

The following is something I started to write some time back, and it has been sitting in my drafts folder.
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May
18

Chainsaw

My wife’s birthday is coming up, and the other day (jokingly) I asked her, “You want a chainsaw for
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Apr
29
Spotify Hits Back at Apple's Podcast Subscription Stuff

Spotify Hits Back at Apple's Podcast Subscription Stuff

From BGR.   Apple made waves last week during its Spring Loaded event by introducing paid subscriptions for its Apple Podcasts
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Apr
28
Human rights experts are urgently warning about police killings of Black Americans

Human rights experts are urgently warning about police killings of Black Americans

This 188 page report of The International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent
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Apr
28
It sure seems like the GOP does not like the government to to anything

It sure seems like the GOP does not like the government to to anything

From the New York Times - The Morning newsletter today. When Republicans controlled the White House and Congress in 2017
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Apr
27
Thoughts on the Effects of Social Ownership of Football Clubs

Thoughts on the Effects of Social Ownership of Football Clubs

Since I wrote this post yesterday, I've been thinking about some of the effects of social ownership of football clubs.
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Apr
27
Some Podcasts about the Death of the European Super League

Some Podcasts about the Death of the European Super League

I wrote about how fans reacted to the (now foiled) formation of a European Super League. Today I wanted to
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Apr
26
The Social Ownership of Soccer Clubs

The Social Ownership of Soccer Clubs

Ryan O’Hanlon interviewed economist Mark Blyth for his newsletter: How the Spectacular, Comical Failure of the Super League Explains
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Apr
26

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

Read the following on The Loop An immersive, deep-dive rich with archival footage and interviews, “1971: The Year That Music
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Apr
25

Rewards

Well said! Also, I really love reading the disquiet blog. There is nothing like it on the internet. I discovered
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