Mike's Blog Round Up
"Sleeping Venus" by Artemisia Gentileschi. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
November 7, 2021

The Rectification of Names: The return of team optimism and the art of the impossible.

Crooked Timber: Thinking the unthinkable.

Tom Dispatch: The forgotten Afghanistan.

This Modern World: Fox News house of horror.

Perfect Duluth Day: N is for nostalgia – peak Ray Bradbury.

This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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