A sign you should leave the restaurant you just walked into: they’re playing Blues Traveler on the sound system.

Frederick Wiseman’s films available on Kanopy! https://www.kanopy.com/category/supplier/zipporah-films

.@PaulKrugman: Centrists who couldn’t find real examples of serious, honest conservatives lavished praise on politicians who played that role on TV. The narrative required that the character Ryan played exist, so everyone pretended that he was the genuine article. nyti.ms/2JJvre7

Hoya saxa! @georgetown agrees to allow vote on grad student unionization, via @Washingtonpost https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2018/04/02/georgetown-university-softens-position-against-grad-union/

At the @ferndalelibrary with the lil’un when a strange child offered me a (wooden) sandwich. “Thank you,” I said, and mimed taking a bite. She says, matter-of-factly, “it’s poisoned.” Who to blame? The Bros Grimm? Putin? Shoulda known – no eating in the library. #libraryrules

Also, Ichiro! Back in full effect with the @Mariners! https://www.pscp.tv/w/1OyKANkXWpLGb

Great piece on @ESPN by Wright Thompson on Ichiro, worth reading to the very end for its Ichiro-as-Charles Foster Kane denouement. http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/22624561/ichiro-suzuki-return-seattle-mariners-resolve-internal-battle

“In a way, isn’t Ted Cruz the Lisa Simpson of the U.S. Senate?” @conor64 with the plain truth, spoken plainly. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/better-lisa-simpson-2020-than-four-more-years-of-homer/554018/?utm_source=twb

Floris Paalman’s @mediapolisjrl essay on Thomas Elsaesser’s doc The Sun Island is a must-read – a fascinating history of architecture and family, intertwined. http://www.mediapolisjournal.com/2018/01/the-sun-island/

Launching a new series on the memorable moments of 2017 in @mediapolisjrl with a post recapping the evolution of the journal over the year http://bit.ly/2FnkvAM