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Friday links

 

The Evolution of Batman in Cinema: From 1939 to Present.

World Gravy Wrestling Championships.

Diaper Derbies: gallery of photos from 1950-ish baby races.

Doing the Math: How Many Tribbles Were Aboard the Enterprise? Related: The Politics of Star Trek.

Sketches of Life in a Union POW Camp, by a Confederate Prisoner.

Inside Mussolini’s secret bunker.

ICYMIWednesday’s links are here, and include the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, Bernie Sanders’ cringe-inducing 1987 folk song album, the birth of the bicycle after volcanoes killed all of the horses, and movie characters who were supposed to die, but didn’t. 

 

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Film & TV

Larry David Goes MAGA

For a liberal Democrat, Larry David sometimes comes off as America’s reactionary id. Last night, on a superb tenth-season opener of Curb Your Enthusiasm, David made an extended joke about the (in)famous Make America Great Again cap. To a certain extent, I think the joke here is on Larry David. David’s ... Read More
Film & TV

Larry David Goes MAGA

For a liberal Democrat, Larry David sometimes comes off as America’s reactionary id. Last night, on a superb tenth-season opener of Curb Your Enthusiasm, David made an extended joke about the (in)famous Make America Great Again cap. To a certain extent, I think the joke here is on Larry David. David’s ... Read More
Health Care

‘Reconsidering Fetal Pain’

Two researchers with “divergent views regarding the morality of abortion” have published a paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics concluding that unborn human beings likely are able to feel pain at an earlier point than previous research has suggested. The authors state that they “came together to write ... Read More
Health Care

‘Reconsidering Fetal Pain’

Two researchers with “divergent views regarding the morality of abortion” have published a paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics concluding that unborn human beings likely are able to feel pain at an earlier point than previous research has suggested. The authors state that they “came together to write ... Read More