- Charter techs get $25 gift cards instead of hazard pay: No hand-san or PPE, either.
- The Pandemic Playbook: Trump won't rtfm.
- Boardgame Remix Kit: Make 26 new games out of Monopoly, Clue, Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble sets.
- McMansion Hell visits 1972: "Architecture store? I'd like one of everything."
- Free Cheapass Games print-and-plays: KILL DOCTOR LUCKY, GIVE ME THE BRAIN, LORD OF THE FRIES, UNEXPLODED COW and so many more!
- Trump officials killed Walmart opioid prosecutions: With help from Jones Day.
- United gets $25B stimulus and announces layoffs: The biggest corporate giveaway in history.
- FLICC vs denialism: A taxonomy of scientific denial, just in time.
- This Waifu Does Not Exist: Autogenned anime characters, with backstories.
- Fever cameras are garbage: It's the pivot-to-covid for grifty police enablers.
- Employers scramble to buy remote-worker spyware: Even if you're paying for the product, you're the product.
- Canada Reads Q&A on Apr 23: Unfortunately, it's on Facebook.
- Cowboy Economist on covid stimulus: Congress doesn't spend taxes, it spends and then taxes.
- 88 Names podcast: Talking VR, AR and gold farming with Matt Ruff.
- This day in history: 2005, 2010, 2015, 2019
- Colophon: Recent publications, upcoming appearances, current writing projects, current reading
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- EFF is hiring a new tech projects director: It's a once-in-a-lifetime dream job.
- Bond villain monologue, Medicare for All edition: "No, Mr Bond, I expect you to sign a binding arbitration waiver."
- FUCK TRUMP AND HIS STUPID FUCKING WALL: A 26% alcohol habanero spirit from Empirical Spirits.
- Mike Bloomberg helped the Sacklers launder their reputations: Just helping out the "Friends of Mike."
- Bernie Sanders is the only candidate with a climate plan as big as the climate crisis: No one ever asked how we'd pay for WWII.
- Cutting the UK housing subsidy led to massive homelessness payouts: Tories are always swallowing spiders to catch their flies.
- This day in history: 2012, 2016 (leap years!)
- Colophon: Recent publications, current writing projects, upcoming appearances, current reading
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