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I rewatched Winged Migration the other night. It’s such a great film. Following birds, mostly geese and other related waterfowl who migrate in packs, along their migration routes in ultralights, it’s just an astounding film, really one of the great documentaries of all time. One reason it works is the limited narration, another is that […]

The Chauvin verdict

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On April 20, 2021

A verdict has been reached in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd, and is about to be announced. ETA: I was very pessimistic about all this yesterday, but given the speed of the

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The Super League fiasco

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On April 20, 2021
I follow European club football only casually, so this post is designed primarily to start a conversation among the more knowledgeable about what seems like a truly fascinating attempt by the Masters of the Soccer Universe to destroy many of the basic structures and traditions of the sport, in what looks like a shameless capitalism […]

Greater Idaho

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On April 20, 2021

Look, if there’s one thing that unites Oregonians, it’s that they really just want to be part of Idaho. Wonkette is of course hilarious about this: An Oregon dude who thinks it would make

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