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|5 hours 15 min ago||It really is worse now (well,||
It really is worse now (well, in the recent past), and over a broader area of the economy. It's particularly bad because there is a large generation ahead of us who still has to work for 20 years.
|5 hours 16 min ago||Pretty sure Mr Holt forgot a||
Pretty sure Mr Holt forgot a /s. The "faktry" was a giveaway. School is crazily more expensive that it was 30 years ago - my parents really did pay their way through college with a part time not particularly well paying job. That's almost literally impossible now without loans or major grants/scholarships.
|5 hours 19 min ago||"Millennial" is what they call Gen Y now, I guess.||
"Millennial" is what they call Gen Y now, I guess.
|15 hours 32 min ago||They look good on you though||
They look good on you though
|2 days 6 hours ago||I actually think they might||
I actually think they might have Yara take the place of Victarion. That would let Euronext keep his book role. I would think the winner of the kingsmoot would be expected to stay in (or at least near) Pyke. But maybe not.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Saw him up in Petoskey at an||
Saw him up in Petoskey at an ensemble show, didn't know him. Frumpy lookin' bearded dude comes out with a guitar, we're not sure what to expect. And then that voice... Damn. Dude's got pipes. Between him and Josh Davis last year, great exposure for Michigan artists.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Beat me to it. The girl is||
Beat me to it. The girl is Jeyne Poole, who Roose forcibly marries to Ramsey, but the Boltons say that she is Arya. She is also raped by Ramsey, rather more graphically than the show depicts Sansa.
I'm not sure whether this is a spoiler or not, since the show seems to have bypassed this storyline, but in the books Jeyne and Theon are rescued by a disguised Mance Rayder, who isn't actually dead (a random wildling was burned at the stake but Mellisandre used a charm spell to make him appear to be Mance (damn the books are convoluted sometimes)).
|3 days 2 hours ago||I'm guessing one way or||
I'm guessing one way or another that Dany crosses the narrow sea on Ironborn ships, which would be one way to make them key to the narrative. Given the burning of the fleet at Mereen in the show, I'm leaning more heavily to this theory.
|3 days 2 hours ago||What was weird to me about||
What was weird to me about the outrage over Sansa getting raped was that, of all the horrible things they've shown Ramsey do, I'm not even sure that one cracks the top 5... (which is obviously a comment on the badness of his other sins and not a diminishment of what happened to Sansa)
|3 days 2 hours ago||Exactly how else would you||
Exactly how else would you describe "left out in the woods for white walkers to pick up, haul back to their ice henge, and turn into wights, apparently in exchange for protection from white walker attacks"?
|3 days 2 hours ago||I mean, somebody has to have||
I mean, somebody has to have plot armor or none of the characters can survive 7 books of this. If that means Jon, Dany, Tyrion, and Arya (maybe one of Jaime and Cersei) are effectively invincible, fine. There are plenty of other characters to build suspense and keep you guessing about who will live. The problem is that GRRM offed most of the interesting ones by the third book, so now he has to make up new ones on the fly (that then get unceremoniously but inevitably killed).
Who has been introduced in the last two books who actually seems like they'll be a major player? That seems to be part of the issue, Martin is offing POV characters but not introducing any new ones that will sustain the story, so you're left with the invincibles plus Redshirts with Epic Backstories.
|1 week 5 hours ago||Uggh. Way to put a modern||
Uggh. Way to put a modern font and generic swooshy thing around the very (deliberately) non modern Little Caesars word mark. I could whip up something just as good in 15 minutes on Power Point, and I'm not even a graphic designer.
|1 week 1 day ago||That was the first album I||
That was the first album I ever got a burned copy of from a friend.
|1 week 1 day ago||Heh. Mine might have been||
Heh. Mine might have been Running With Scissors. It was either that or DMB's Under the Table and Dreaming
|1 week 3 days ago||It is known.||
It is known.
|1 week 6 days ago||Hate the genre if you want,||
Hate the genre if you want, but he's got talent. Also he can breathe in through his nose and out through his mouth at the same time.
|1 week 6 days ago||I think I remember Zoltan||
I think I remember Zoltan laying a huge hit on a returner in like his first or second game and getting his name chanted. Did that actually happen?
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||I think I made it through 4||
I think I made it through 4 seasons, which at the time was all that was on Netflix, tried to pick up season 5 when it came out, and just never got into. Very stylish, good characters, but just not a compelling plot to keep me interested beyond that.
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||I liked Jessica Jones better.||
I liked Jessica Jones better. I'm halfway through season 2 of Daredevil and not liking it as much as season 1. Fisk was an excellent villain and Season 2 is suffering without that. It's pretty much a constant stream of "Murdock beats up people. Foggy lectures him about stopping". Glad they tied in The Punisher, but I don't know, it's just not grabbing me.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Or at least rebuild the||
Or at least rebuild the student rec buildings into something worthy of Michigan.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||That graph tells me we should||
That graph tells me we should have grabbed Mizzou instead of Rutgers.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Bigger chunk of your day? But||
Bigger chunk of your day? But 330 is smack in the middle of your day! You basically get up to lunch time free. By the time the game is over its late dinner time. Noon games (for the TV watcher) let you sleep in a bit, grab breakfast, settle in for the game, and be done by mid afternoon for a free evening.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||If noon games suck for you,||
If noon games suck for you, improve your post-gaming.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Same here. I use a Schick||
Same here. I use a Schick pro-glide whatever with the 5 blades. Blades are pricey but give a decent shave for a long time l. I've fiddled with safety razors and fancy shave soaps - it's a nice ritual and the shave is definitely closer, but it also takes a long time and is more irritating.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I think a Red Grange the||
I think a Red Grange the Sassy Squirrel mashup would be most excellent.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Another Fail-Layer on the Rutgers Cover||
What's the deal with the random list of "PLUS" athletes on that cover? You've got a baseball pitcher who never went to college, an NFL star who went to Michigan, a women's tennis pro (again, did not play in college), an NBA star who grew up in Philly and was selected out of high school, a New Orleans kid who starred at LSU, and another California NBA star who played college ball in North Carolina.
What the hell do any of them have to do with Rutgers? Or New Jersey? Or (for half of them) football? Or (for another half) college athletics? It might as well be "Famous people who absolutely did not need Rutgers for anything".
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Clearly he's a Belter.||
Clearly he's a Belter.
|3 weeks 4 hours ago||I'm pretty sure the "labor is||
I'm pretty sure the "labor is a small portion of their costs" is only true for McDonald's corporate. Corporate has much higher overhead costs relative to line cook salaries because most actual restaurants are operated by franchisees.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||That plus the lousy||
That plus the lousy attendance of non-students leaving the best seats empty.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||We got Bob Woodruff, not a||
We got Bob Woodruff, not a huge name but a good speaker. Also notable for being on the Diag (which was actually a lot more "scenic" although the logistics sucked) and having an honorary degree for Ernie Harwell.