OF COURSE I have been beaten to the punch by someone much more committed to the bit:
Someone re-write Cake's obtuse deep cut "Mr Mastodon Farm" to be about the admin of a fediverse instance dedicated to tractor hacking
@firewally "The man is a free swinger who seems to hit the ball wherever it’s thrown. Back in spring training, a batting practice pitcher was messing with him, throwing farther and farther outside. Astudillo kept making contact.
Then he threw inside, closer and closer. Same thing: Astudillo made contact. Finally, the pitcher tossed a ball behind Astudillo, who turned and whacked it with an axe stroke."
Willians Astudillo got a big feature in CityPages, of interest to @Pixley and anyone else who appreciates a guy who:
* Plays every position
* Swings at everything
* Hits more than he should
* Runs his ass off
* Embodies the true spirit of baseball
(CW: Borderline fatphobia)
@distel hey IDK if you’re a soccer/fussball fan but I got to see Hertha play a friendly against Minnesota United last night and it was a super fun match! Congrats, y’all won 1-0
The most recent episode is a documentary about Claude Shannon with no website that "premieres later this month at the World Science Festival in NYC "
See also: every crowd-funded documentary
@alex Please alert the dads: https://putthison.com/something-special-for-fathers-day-the-put-this-on-dad-cap/
Abortion Politics Show more
I get that people need to reconcile their faith/upbringing with their politics but folks gotta quit over-complicating this
Abortion is a legal medical procedure because a person has the right to autonomy over their own uterus. That’s the entire moral and legal argument
The Hustle 🎥 Show more
You might think “Hey, Rebel Wilson, Anne Hathaway, how bad could it be?”
It could be pretty bad. Pret-ty bad.
Y'all probably listen to 99% Invisible already but this history of squirrels in American cities was fascinating and delightful:
but I'd argue that the discussion about feeding squirrels does not consider @earthtopus ' special relationship with his backyard pals
Cooking Show more
There are lots of good reasons to eat less meat but dang it’s nice to make a tasty and nutritious dinner in like 20 minutes while hanging out in the nice weather
Birdsite link to cute doggo video Show more
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