Carlin Copy

We kinda like dropping by at Slope of Hope. After all, having hope is essential, even if it’s on a slope because look at it from ski jumper’s point of view. You get fast down and, woosh, you fly far and possibly win. Like Bitcoin or so. Anyhoo, this came up today. George always delivers.

God, feels so much better now. Oh, while we’re at it …

Reading Lounge

1. SEX TOYS, CYBERCRIME, AND CYCLING SPONSORSHIP

2. The Man Who Quietly Built a Massive Archive of Artists’ Deaths

3. Rhetoric and Rhyme: On Rap

4. Story of an Englishman who took over an island near Bombay in August 1947

5. Entering a mystical world of perfumery. Welcome to AquaFlor

6. XXX-Files: Who Torched the Pornhub Palace?

6. Microsoft Brings a Cannon to a Knife Fight

7. Novak Djokovic’s deportation from Australia sets a troubling precedent