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Tom Yossarian Joad

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October 6, 2023

Loki binge day! Re-watched season one and Watched season 2 episode one (Nerd alert)

Season one held up well as a re-watch (which is usually not so for me) and the premier season two episode was a lot of fun as well.

Anyone else have an opinion?

September 30, 2023

A blast from my past or Where I got to hang with some of the coolest peeps in the world.

Not mentioned are Greg Bear, L. Sprague de Camp, Kevin Eastman, William F Gaines, Margaret Weiss and a whole lot of others. I got called in by others who frequented the BBS FTL (Faster Than Light, a SF writers forum) to be the media liaison for the event which led me to an experience that I still hold dear these many years later a few friendships that carried on for a time after.

It's been a quarter century since and just ran into this. So hopefully this does not offend others by being before their time.

September 27, 2023

Cher Hired Men to Kidnap Son amid Divorce Proceedings, Daughter-in-Law Alleges in Court Document

Cher has been accused of hiring four men to kidnap her son Elijah Blue Allman in late 2022, recently surfaced court documents reveal.

The accusation was made in documents obtained by PEOPLE that were filed on Dec. 5, 2022 by Allman’s wife Marie King — from whom he filed for divorce in 2021 — and are now gaining attention due to their ongoing divorce proceedings.

King, 36, alleges that the superstar, 77, hired four men to remove her son, 47, from their New York hotel room on Nov. 30, 2022 (the date of their wedding anniversary) because they were trying to “reconcile” their marriage and she was concerned for her son’s well being.

King, who is known professionally as Queenie, said they had spent “12 days alone together from November 18-November 30, in New York, working on [their] marriage” at the time of the incident. According to the documents, she also claimed “one of the four men who took [Allman]” told her that the Grammy winner hired them.


September 27, 2023

The mysterious church buying up a town in Alabama: 'What is it about Warrior?'

It started with the purchase of a $400,000 home for the leaders of the fast-growing church. Then came the $4 million deal to buy the biggest downtown storefront.

In the past two and half years, Church International spent $6 million across numerous deals to buy up roughly 20 parcels of property in Warrior, a small mining town in the hills north of Birmingham. They also spent another $2 million on a house and large property in neighboring Trafford. /snip

Robin D. Bullock has said he visited heaven multiple times and witnessed God creating the world.

The Bullocks have claimed to have accurately prophesied or seen visions of the coronavirus, Hunter Biden’s laptop, earthquakes in Turkey and former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s downfall. /snip

Robin D. Bullock has called it a sin to have voted for or to recognize Joe Biden as the president of the United States. Trump ally Roger Stone said he’s a “fan” of Bullock when the two appeared on a podcast last year to talk about the 2020 election.

He was in DC on 1-6 "preaching."

They have taken pages from Sun Yeung Moon's and Manson's playbooks as well as the Jim and Tammy plan.

The link is a rather lengthy piece that seems to have been written with great care as to not offend the evangelicals while still raising red flags in the hopes of attracting real journos to bring this to light.

This is not just about an AL city as it is bringing in like minded people from all over the country to be a part of this.


September 19, 2023

The Moon is slowly drifting away from Earth and it's beginning to impact us Not big unless U live 4e


It turns out that scientists have discovered the Moon is drifting away from Earth, and it’s changing everything we thought we knew about our planet’s relationship with its only natural satellite.

It’s also having a very real impact on the length of days on our planet – albeit at an incredibly slow rate.

By moving away from Earth over the course of millions of years, the Moon is simultaneously making the length of the average day longer.

A study by a team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison focused on rock from a formation aged at 90 million years. By doing so, they were able to analyse the Earth’s interactions with the Moon 1.4 billion years ago.

It turns out that the Moon is moving away from Earth at us at 3.82 centimetres a year. That means that, eventually, it’ll result in Earth days lasting 25 hours in 200 million years time. /snip


September 16, 2023


There are times in your life
when you should take a breath
and stop
for a moment
to remember
all the good
that you have
And experienced.

Fuck that other shit.

September 16, 2023

To a parent

My father raised me to strive to impress him in positive ways.

Now that he's gone there's an unexpected void.

Please, if you are raising a child,

allow them to find happiness in simply being happy in discovering new things and impressing themselves.

You aren't the one who should be impressed with their being. Your importance has passed at the moment of their birth.

Do not make your goals the goals of your child.
You will both be happier in the end.

-9/16/2023 In remembrance

September 16, 2023

Not mine but amazing.

September 16, 2023

If they created an AI of Truman and ran him for President what do you think would happen?

Until it was discovered?

Not realistic, but it does bring to question... What does AI mean for our future elections in that fake videos are now so easily manufactured?

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