Saturday, February 10, 2024

Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Better

 Gastro Obscura’s list of 50 Places to Eat and Drink Before You Die, including a pizzeria w/ a volcano oven, a Bangkok bistro serving 45-year-old stew, a BBQ vending machine, and a farm serving moose milk cheese.

Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Betterby Myisha Cherry is reviewed by Gregory Laski at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

How to Harvest and Store Winter Squash and Pumpkins 🎃 

Fed-Up Museum Director In Florence Compares The City To A Prostitute. Bad Idea.

"Mass tourism has turned the Italian city of Florence into a 'prostitute,' the director of Galleria dell’Accademia" — home to Michelangelo's David — has said, sparking anger and calls for her to step down. Although Cecilie Hollberg has apologized, Italian politicians have slammed her comments this week as offens

Why Some People Have Difficulty Accepting New Ideas

“For a long time, creativity research has focused on how do you generate new ideas? What’s the secret sauce? I think that that’s not really the problem. There are so many ideas. It’s the acceptance of those ideas, getting people to support them, that is the hurdle.” - Nautilus

A New Movie Version Of “The Master And Margarita” Is A Smash Hit In Russia. Now The Propaganda Machine Is Going After It.

Says one source, “The propagandists are both envious and also hateful that a movie with an anti-censorship, anti-totalitarian, anti-war message is getting so much popularity, that they have doubled down. It started out with just a few patriots. Now it’s on state TV. They want blood." - Variety