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Shots Fired!

Pretty sure I’ve said this before, but there are few things more satisfying than a well-written, well-argued takedown of an + more

Brrr 🥶

Looks like winter has finally arrived. With the snow falling outside of our Spokane office (6-8 inches expected today with + more

“I’m getting better! I feel fine!”

Over at The Critic, Dominic Green makes a case for the death of rock and roll—40 years ago. While I + more

[barfing-face emoji]

Well, we had a pretty good run, humanity. After watching this, I’d say we as a species deserve to die + more

Well hello there, 2020

Welcome back, folks. How were the holidays? Restful? Good. Let’s get back into the swing of things with the latest + more

Just Trying to Help…

Over at SlashFilm, Jeremy Mathai spends more than 2,500 words “investigating” the correct order in which to watch all the + more


Nearly twenty-five years since the publication of the final Far Side panel, Gary Larson is back, baby. Well…sort of. The + more

2019 in Review

It’s that wonderful time of year, when, well…pretty much anyone with an opinion is more than willing to tell you + more


Remember how, way back in July, I told you about the upcoming launch of a WSU-bred apple 22 years in + more

The More You Know

According to the Pacific Northwest Region of the Forest Service (or the person responsible for the agency’s Twitter feed, anyway), + more

‘Tis the Season (Almost)

Mind if I make a couple of year-end music recommendations? You know, just in case you need to scratch that + more

More Hard-Hitting News from HCKA HQ

Just noticed that the last couple of days are pretty significant, pop culture-wise. Okay, so maybe “significant” is a bit + more

Monday Miscellany

The search for the elusive author of the 1971 cult classic novel The Dice Man. Posted here without comment: “An + more

Quote of the Day

“Shyness is the tentative sound of the orchestra tuning up before the symphony begins.” Nick Cave (While we’re at it, + more


“One warning,” writes Deniz Cem Ă–nduygu about his interactive timeline of philosophy. “Browsing this visual summary cannot substitute reading a + more

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