The writers at the Scottish Sunday Herald wrote up their television listings with a gigantic dollop of awesome sauce. This is their description of Trump’s inauguration:
After George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) wrote on twitter, “The Sunday Herald TV Section wins today,” LisaD (@BlackDogsRule) insightfully replied, “With all due respect to The Twilight Zone, this is basically an episode of Black Mirror.” So true, Lisa, so true.
Lord Liverpool climbed out of his carriage at Kensington Palace on June 15, 1837, under blue summer skies. He was wearing a grey suit and a top hat — the top hat was now considered the mark of a gentleman, even though the first man to sport one in public, forty years earlier, was arrested on the grounds that it had “a shiny lustre calculated to alarm timid people.” (Four women had fainted upon seeing it, and pedestrians had booed.)
Julia Baird, Victoria: The Queen, 2016
Can you imagine? Woman fainting and the wearer being arrested!
I got myself an early Christmas present! Schiit Audio’s Wyrd USB decrapifier.
I’ll report back when I’ve spent some time with it.
Image from schiit.com, copyright © Schiit Audio
I’m home all alone, so what do I do? I put on music, of course. Not only that, but I put it on loud.
Today’s selection is The Crystal Method’s Vegas, and it seems that with my advancing age, loud isn’t what it used to be.
AudioTools tells me that the peak volume (A-weighted) I set is a mere 86.0 dB.
I guess I’ve got to grow up sometime…
I read about a severe spelling mistake some young ladies have been making on Twitter. This is more than a typo. It seems they believe cologne is spelt colon. The result are tweets like this: