Boring can be beautiful.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hillary Clinton likes money.
In light of Pope Francis’ recent announcement of a commission to study whether the Catholic Church might start appointing female deacons — and someday female priests? — Paradox’s Jordan Ecarma and Zach Noble decided to have a chat about women in the clergy.
When language changes, we often lose something.
As GoT staggers into its final two seasons, the showrunners could tell a much more compelling story if they stop forcing our hero, Jon Snow, into the mold of an idiot Aragorn. Instead, they should be looking to have Jon emulate William Wallace.
Trump is, really, no better than Hillary Clinton.
Maybe he’s worse, but as usual with Trump, the biggest part of the danger is that he’s completely inconsistent so it’s hard to pin down where he stands or what he’d do.
Here’s what we do know.
Yes, it’s a dark, horrible place full of sadists, but the world of “Game of Thrones” might be a better place to be a woman than a man.
Ladies live longer, at least.
When it comes to teaching American kids history, a healthy dose of Eurocentrism is justified. Our country was founded by Europeans and is only just now making a demographic shift to become majority non-white. Much of US history is tied up with the European empires we rebelled, competed and fought against.
But Europe is not the whole world, and it’s getting less representative of the world every day.
I had hazy memories of oceanside towns like Newport News and Monterey, of lapping waves and soothing cyan as far as the eye could see. But by 2001 I was a resident of landlocked Memphis, Tenn. The heat and mosquitoes forced me indoors most of the time, where I discovered water all over again on the Nintendo GameCube.
I killed my Facebook account in February and I feel pretty good.
My data’s completely inaccessible (to me at least, who knows what Zuckerberg can still do with it), since I outlasted Facebook’s two-week “You sure about this?” grace period.