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Television History! (An Ode To Blue Bloods)

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I have to admit a secret … well vice of sorts to my readers. I have been following an American Television show called Blue Bloods, for EIGHT seasons. The show is about an (Irish) Catholic-American family, 4&hellip

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SK Docs: House of Saud: A Family At War

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As fervent readers have noticed: I stopped following the news. I followed it daily for close to a year, just to comment and bitch and moan about it. It was a quite successful experiment. I&hellip

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My First Trek

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Well this is one for the history books. After clearly overdoing my regular daily workouts, I ended up with a nasty shoulder injury: an infected nerve in the shoulder/bicep. I was proscribed Naproxen and that means no&hellip

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SK Series: Altered Carbon

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Wow. This was just absolutely fantastic. Altered Carbon is a new Netflix series which appeared out of nowhere online sometime Friday afternoon. It takes place hundreds of years into the future. It’s a detective, sci-fi,&hellip

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Hey Google, What About Mephistopheles?

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I found this yesterday. I knew this was coming. We have a Google Home Mini, so we asked it a lot of dumb questions. Hey Google, do you like spaghetti? Hey Google, do you like&hellip

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SK Series: Dark

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This is a new German spoken Netflix series. The “media” has dubbed it “Stranger Things for adults”. That’s a stupid description. It’s nothing like Stranger Things. Dark takes place in a suburb, village near Berlin. Some children&hellip

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Google Family Expansion

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I recently blogged about our Microsoft Free Household. My ex-wife, after years of nagging and cajoling, finally switched to a Chromebook, making us a Microsoft Free Family. After decades of Windows I was just sick&hellip

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SK Series: Punisher

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I was finally able to watch all of it. The Punisher is an odd ‘superhero’. He doesn’t have any superpowers. He’s a highly trained ex-special forces guy. His entire family was murdered by criminals. This&hellip

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Dan Carlin: The Destroyer Of Worlds

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Ik kreeg dit enige tijd geleden toegestuurd door een SlimK1nd lezer. (Waarvan akte en waarvoor dank). Dan Carlin doet Hardcore History, lange history podcasts. Hij is een echte, ouderwetse storyteller, een beetje alsof iemand voorleest uit een boek. Dit&hellip

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