On Brexit's campaign against anti-corruption efforts (and yes, I wrote that as intended):
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At the bottom of the cover we have the following legend:
"Registered by the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Austria, Germany, Russia, Italy, France, Northern Ireland, the United States of America".
That text survives from Monica Fedrick's concept art as shown in in the "Art of the Film" book straight through to the finished movie.
If this was intended to be so despite what the real worlds' map of Earth looks like, this has some interesting implications for the state of the MCU's version of Europe. Yes?
I'm listening to a guy complain about a squirrel stealing broccoli from his garden at the ByMUG meeting right now, speaking of what he's done to avenge the theft. "Avenge" is strictly my choice of verb for it, mind you. It entertains me to listen to such things, as well as family misadventures in an Israeli desert, discussions of various software compatible with more recent iterations of Mac OS X and on and on it goes.
I'm on warrenellis' "Orbital Operations" mailing list, and from there, I read this interview on tor.com about life on the Internet of today. Disturbing, yet hopeful. Maybe we - as a species - manage to salvage enough of whatever else is trying to survive us living on this planet, maybe not.
Last night, I rummaged through YouTube and found that The Agenda's people salvaged a 1976 interview from The Education of Mike McManus with the late Mel Hurtig. It's a bit of video history archeology in action there, dating back to when a kid in grade school in Saskatchewan wouldn't have a hope in Heaven or Hell of seeing a TVOntario show without some expensive intervention from either CBC or the local school board or public library. VHS and Beta were just starting their fight at the time, I think, right?
More as it occurs to me.