The Doonesbury Retrospective
"The creator of America's first and best satirical daily newspaper cartoon talks about 40 years of upsetting politicians and editors."
"Trudeau's working day has changed remarkably little in 40 years. He begins it by what he calls 'marinating the news', devouring the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal at home a few blocks away in the company of his wife, former television journalist Jane Pauley. 'Mostly I'm just waiting for something to happen, in me, and mostly it does.' "(It's) a strip that broke the mould of the comic page and shattered countless conventions. (It) has established itself as so much more than a traditional cartoon. It is a soap opera, a tragedy, a comedy, an investigative agency, ...a scourge of pomposity and corruption..."
No, the Syrian civil war is not over. But it might be soon. Time for a recap
- The War in Syria has dropped off the radar, but it's not over (yet)
- This 1-minute video shows how the fronts have moved – and stabilised – over the past 22 months
- Watching this video may leave you both better informed, and slightly queasy: does war need a generic rock soundtrack?
Sarco assisted suicide pods come in three different styles, and allow you to die quickly and painlessly. They're even quite beautiful to look at.
Death: it happens to everyone (except, apparently, Keanu Reeves). But while the impoverished and lower-class people of the world die in the same ol' ways—cancer, heart disease, and so forth—the upper classes can choose hip and cool new ways to die. Now, there's an assisted-suicide pod so chic and so stylin' that peeps (young people still say peeps, right?) are calling it the "Tesla" of death... it's called... the Sarco!
Entrepreneur and author Andrew Horn shares his rules for becoming an assured conversationalist.
- To avoid basing action on external validation, you need to find your "authentic voice" and use it.
- Finding your voice requires asking the right questions of yourself.
- There are 3-5 questions that you would generally want to ask people you are talking to.
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