Category Archives: COVID-19

Animal news: A real anarchy city, taken over by…

…macaques. It had to happen, didn’t it? News of the simian invasion has been spilling out of Thailand for quite a while now. See penultimate item in this linked post. Not even piano playing has had a beneficial effect. And, … Continue reading

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A message for sales algorithms

Dear Makers of Algorithms, Yes, indeed-y, I was www-shopping for warm slippers. It was an unusual action for me; I rarely buy anything on line and never do I buy footwear on line. Because, you know, trying footwear on in … Continue reading

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Bad sex award has been canceled due to COVID

From Harper’s Weekly Review: An annual award for the worst depiction of sex in literary fiction was canceled. “The public had been subjected to too many bad things this year to justify exposing it to bad sex as well,” said … Continue reading

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