Star Sessions featured the Kansas City psych/soul/rock band Instant Karma on Monday, May 21, 2018, hosted by Chris Haghirian live at the Black Dolphin in the Crossroads Arts District. The musicians are Cole Bales on vocals and guitar, Cody Calhoun on guitar, Branden Moser on bass, Zach Harris on drums, and Caitlin Walker and Grace […]
US senator John Kennedy asked one of Trump’s district court judge nominees, Matthew Petersen, a series of questions on basic law, and he was unable to answer them. Concerns have been raised over the suitability of the five nominees for the role, including Matthew Petersen. The American Bar Association declared one of the nominees ‘unqualified’ […]
The ninth in The Economist series of films previewing some of the big themes of 2018 considers America’s mid-term elections. A bad result for Donald Trump could lead to his impeachment. Can he unite and rally Republican voters?
Trump tries pronouncing Puerto Rico with a Spanish accent. What a moron. What a major moron. Donald Trump is an embarrassment to the people of the United States. I’m beginnng to think Trumps’ speeches he reads off a teleprompter are written out for him phonetically.
Wonderful video of elephants getting milk.
From The Guardian: Former acting attorney general Sally Yates has come out on top after Texas senator Ted Cruz attempted to corner her during a discussion about Donald Trump’s travel ban. Cruz cited a portion of US code that allows presidents to prevent immigrants from entering the country if their arrival would be ‘detrimental to […]
Video of some amazine 3D drawings. Enjoy.
I’ve always been fascinated with how things work and the work which goes into making things work. I suppose some of the curiosity comes from my dad who was a mechanical engineer by training and a businessman by nature. When I was young one of my favorite toys was the Meccano set. I was fortunate […]
David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, discusses the dangers of normalizing a Donald Trump presidency during a live chat hosted by the Columbia Journalism Review, in partnership with the Guardian and Reuters. The event, titled ‘Covering Trump: what happens when journalism, politics and fake news collide’, was held at the Columbia Journalism School in […]
Chris Whitworth with narration by Tom McCarthy, Source: Guardian/Reuters/Getty Images/CNN/Fox News In his first month as president, Donald Trump made numerous false statements on subjects that ranged from the extremely petty – such as crowd sizes – to those of national and international significance. The Guardian examines his most egregious falsehoods and considers what to […]
You hear it everywhere, gobbledygook spewing forth from the frothing lips of fools. When the speaker knows the goobledygook is so completely unbelieveable but wants the audience to believe he or she actually knows what he or she is talking about, the speaker uses a catch phrase so you the listener should blindly accept what […]
Host of ‘Last Week Tonight’ John Oliver swings through to talk with Stephen about the current state of American politics and his own immigration status.
Samantha Bee presents her video view on Donald Trump’s “Not-A-Muslim-Ban”.
“Sand Wars” inspired the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to publish a Global Environmental Alert in March 2014 titled “Sand, rarer than one thinks”. By the end of the 21st century, due to beach theft, beaches will be a thing of the past. That is the alarming forecast of a growing number of scientists and environmental […]
Below is a song performed by the Rainbow Chamber Singers in Shanghai. In Chinese, it’s titled “A Spring Festival Survival Guide.” (Chinese New Year is commonly called Spring Festival.) In China, where an individual’s business is the family’s business, the questions are unremitting: “How much do you earn? Why don’t you have a better job? […]
Merry Christmas everyone and happy holidays. May the best things which happened to you this year be the worst things to happen to you next year and always.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump (HBO): Published on Feb 28, 2016 “Our main story was about Donald Trump. We can’t believe we’re saying that either.”