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"You Rang?": The Addams Family: 50 Years Later

I once heard John Schneider (Bo Duke, “The Dukes of Hazzard”) say that there were only two kinds of people in the world: Addams Family people, and Munsters people. 1,782 more words

Mystery & Horror

BOOK REPLIES/REVIEWS (2014): C. Stechschulte’s (2014) The Amateurs

Summary (TLDR Version)

The double consciousness W.E.B. duBois speaks of with respect to Black folk goes typically unacknowledged or simply missed by White folk.

Thus, when Hume said (I paraphrase), “It is uncertain if we have freewill, but it is absolutely certain that we must believe we do,” the double-consciousness (the doubled social consequence of this statement) goes missed. 4,094 more words

Book Reviews

Steve Ballmer wrote Windows' ubiquitous 'Blue Screen of Death' message

“Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wrote the text for the original Blue Screen of Death,” Tom Warren reports for The Verge.

“Microsoft developer Raymond Chen revealed the surprising fact in a blog post earlier this week, detailing Ballmer’s dissatisfaction with the original text that flashed up when a program wasn’t responding in Windows 3.1,” Warren reports. 189 more words


Is Jack White Related to the Addams Family?

Just saw Jack White on a Conan rerun:

Is it just me, or does he look like Uncle Fester* in a bad wig?

*  The TV show’s Uncle Fester, not the movie’s.

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