links - january 20, 2018

  1. A five-act dramatic structure works better for television. Vox
  2. Ex-Purdue basketball player Caleb Swanigan plays for the G-League Canton Charge and A.J. Hammons for the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Hammer and Rails
  3. "What’s that old saying — if you’re explaining, you’re losing?" Balloon Juice
  4. "Want to see agencies like HHS protect rights of conscience? Don’t raise a ruckus about hookups". National Review
  5. "In her first film at Warners, “The Big Sleep,” she was cast as a bookshop clerk who is questioned by Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart)." San Francisco Chronicle. Dorothy Malone died.

august 24, 2016 notes

  1. How to stream that BBC list of best movies of this century. Decider
  2. Japan's music stores are an example of the Galapagos syndrome, including rental CDs. Quark
  3. Classic blogs were about a writer's voice; now social media is visual. New Republic

memeorandum top headline of the day

  • August
    • 11 Dozens of Republicans to urge RNC to cut off funds for Trump . Politico
    • 10 Secret Service spoke to Trump campaign about 2nd Amendment comment CNN
    • 9 Trump says ‘Second Amendment people’ could stop Clinton. The Hill
    • 8 A Letter From G.O.P. National Security Officials Opposing Donald Trump. New York Times
    • 6 Congressman Backs Libertarian Presidential Candidate in Campaign First. New York Times
    • 5 Speaker Robin Vos: Welcome to Wisconsin Mr. Trump. RTWI 
    • 4 Clinton surges to big lead in McClatchy-Marist poll. McClatchyWashington Bureau
    • 2 Trump refuses to endorse Paul Ryan in GOP primary: 'I'm just not quite there yet'. Washington Post
    • 1 First on CNN: Top Jeb Bush adviser leaves GOP, will vote for Clinton if Florida close. CNN
  • July
    • 1 Lynch to Accept F.B.I. Recommendations in Clinton Email Inquiry, Official Says. New York Times 
  • June
    • 30 Gingrich, Christie are the leading candidates to be Trump's running mate. Washington Post 
    • 29 Ugh* Mitch McConnell Says Trump Is Not Yet a “Credible Candidate” (VIDEO). The Gateway Pundit 
    • 28 House Benghazi Report Finds No New Evidence of Wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton. New York Times 
    • 27 Crazy Right-Wing Supreme Court Rejects Government Regulations. National Review 
    • 26, 2016 In new poll, support for Trump has plunged, giving Clinton a double-digit lead. Washington Post