April 16, 2019

As I write this, Notre Dame is burning, and our stable genius is offering helpful hints. Aujourd'hui nous sommes tous français.

John Pavlovitz tells us why all of us are sad for the great loss in France.

The Daily Irritant also is upset about the fire, but perhaps for different reasons.

The Bluebird of Bitterness reprises a dad's letter to the IRS. Happy tax day!

Bonus Track: Did you guys know that Salvador Dali once illustrated the Bible? Open Culture has the details, and the art, as you might expect, is spectacular.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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