Every week has been a trial. One more outrage, one more impossible lie, one after another. At first it was the prevarications themselves that were too much, but then came the sheer rush of them. Then they congealed into hordes of fatuous behaviors committed by crews of shameless idiots powered by their own disconnection to reality.
Even now, thinking about it, my muscles tense. I get nervous.
It’s been a few months, so I bring to you my Fall 2019 Media Diet. Oddly, I’ve felt like I’m just not consuming as much new stuff as usual.
I didn’t take many pictures, instead I shot a fast-paced video of our family trip to Egypt.
It has been so hard to envision what Egypt and Cairo is really like. And now that I’m here, I’m having a terrible time summing up what this country is really like.
I am exhausted by tipping and the need of everyone here in the tourism industry to serve me just right so that I will give them a bigger tip.
While Cairo has the pyramids, Luxor is the star of the show, when it comes to antiquities.
We use the word too often, but the Great Pyramids of Giza have earned the right to be called “epic”. The people and pyramids of Egypt can overwhelm you.
Starting Sunday, this newsletter is going to get supercharged with Egypt content.
Here are a dozen or so newsletters I get that you might consider reading too.
The Senate won’t convict.
Dear Trump-supporting friend, I gotta talk to you about Trump, because this last week was a doozy.
I consume a lot of media. So, with a tip of the hat to Jason Kottke, here is a rundown of some of my media consumption from this summer.