Monthly Archives: May 2020

COVID and the Law

Fenster writes: In crises, events first everything else later, including post-mortems, recriminations and oopsies. This is true with the law as well. The law pretends to majesty but in crisis it can find itself behind the curve with the other … Continue reading

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Notes on The Painter and The Thief

Fenster writes: I recently wrote up The Biggest Little Farm, a documentary distributed by Neon and streaming on Hulu. Today, another Neon/Hulu documentary: The Painter and the Thief. The Biggest Little Farm presented a view of nature that was both … Continue reading

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Kurzweil in Heaven

Fenster writes: KURZWEIL IN HEAVEN Cast: Kurzweil, technology genius, Singularity pioneerKurzweil, technology genius, Singularity pioneerKurzweil, technology genius, Singularity pioneerKurzweil, technology genius, Singularity pioneer (note: all Kurzweils identical so all characters are free to take any part at any time) Kurzweil: … Continue reading

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Notes on The Biggest Little Farm

Fenster writes: “I could teach anybody, even people in this room, no offense intended, to be a farmer.” -Mike Bloomberg at Oxford People, despite their seeming complexity, often yield up their characters quite readily to those with an eye to … Continue reading

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COVID Coverage

Fenster writes: The Cytokene Storm as a metaphor for a society destroying itself. The burden of proof. Nursing homes: a third of all deaths. Nursing homes: 40%of all deaths. Nursing homes: over 80% of deaths in Canada. The invention of … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Missed Connections

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Cousins Debate Best of Beatles

Fenster writes: Say this about the virus: it has had some positive effects.  Of course, opinions differ. In many instances whether an effect is positive or not will be in the eye of the beholder.  Some, but not all, might … Continue reading

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