To all those who come here regularly for a dose of Insolence, Respectful or otherwise, skepticism and science, best holiday wishes for whatever end-of-year holidays you might celebrate. I'll probably be on a less intensive blogging schedule until after the New Year, depending on things go (sometimes, even between Christmas and New Years, something happens that demands some … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and Happy New Year
End year holidays
By Associated Press | PUBLISHED: December 31, 2018 at 8:54 am | UPDATED: December 31, 2018 at 8:55 am By ELAINE KURTENBACH BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly rose Monday on the last day of a volatile year, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected to resolve trade friction with China after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, … [Read more...] about World stocks rise on last day of turbulent year
by Ben Yakas in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 14, 2018 1:50 pm (Mike Reiss) If a robber snuck into my apartment and decided to kick back with my wonderful idiot dog on the couch and watch some TV, they would be pleasantly surprised to find hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons living quiet lives of syndicated dignity on my DVR. The Simpsons remains the most cromulent … [Read more...] about A Conversation With Veteran ‘Simpsons’ Writer Mike Reiss About 30 Years Of Springfield
WASHINGTON — Donald and Melania Trump's remarkably separate daily routines begin with him getting up around 5:30 a.m., watching cable news shows and tweeting.The first lady wakes in her own bedroom a bit later, according to two close friends of the Trumps. She then readies their 12-year-old son for school, including checking to make sure his homework is in his … [Read more...] about A year into the presidency, Melania Trump raises her profile
The accused killers kept the Polaroid photos as trophies, witnesses would later tell investigators. The frozen moments were reminders of what they had done — and useful threats to anyone who was thinking about talking. 'I will only talk to the families' about location of bodies, suspect in Oklahoma girls' slayings says 'I will only talk to the families' about … [Read more...] about Disappearance of two Oklahoma girls stumped police for years. Then they learned about the Polaroids.