RIP Opportunity

I’m genuinely sad Opportunity is gone. RIP in peace, little rover that could.

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A well-deserved fisking by James Lileks.

This week in stuff

 

 

Media stuff

I like how he says mune.

Like Trees Walking podcast, episode 407.

Weezer’s Teal Album. Seriously every time the next song came on it made me happy again.

 

Stuff I watched

 

  • Robert Alter’s English Translation of the Old Testament is out and these people are talking about it. The unironic use of “crepuscular plangency” is especially fun.

because classics.

 

I was wondering

Why there wasn’t a push to extend copyrights again.

Stuff I watched/listened

Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, William Shatner.

Numberphile podcast