Early voting in the 2022 Massachusetts primary starts tomorrow, and election day is September 6. Here are my endorsements for the races I’m voting in, in Boston. Themes: support progressives, support women. I’ll be helping to staff early voting at the Jackson/Mann school on Sunday, August 28. Stop by to say hi and cast your… Read More »
We’ve been smelling a faint gas smell in our house for several months. It was sufficiently faint and intermittent that we didn’t feel too much urgency to get it fixed, but my wife finally asked me last week to call the gas company (National Grid) and ask them what to do about it, which I… Read More »
The Comics Kingdom (King Features Syndicate) comic strip Beware of Toddler has been added to the comics aggregator. For information about reading Comics Kingdom strips in the aggregator, see the user guide. If you enjoy the comics aggregator, please consider buying me a beer or helping with the hosting costs.
The comic strip “Legend of Bill” from Comics Kingdom has been added to the comics aggregator. For information on viewing Comics Kingdom comics within the aggregator, see the user guide. P.S. If you enjoy using the comics aggregator please consider kicking in a few bucks to support the hosting costs. P.PS. Email me if there… Read More »
As of May 1, 2022, the Sherman’s Lagoon comic script is being distributed by GoComics rather than Comics Kingdom. The comics aggregator has been adjusted to account for this. Historical Sherman’s Lagoon strips prior to May 1 are no longer accessible in the aggregator.
In addition to “Ask a Manager” which already existed in the comics aggregator, there is now also “Ask a Manager (1-day delay)” which gives you yesterday’s Ask a Manager columns. I recommend this for most people who only visit the aggregator once a day, since Alison Green, the author of Ask a Manager publishes new… Read More »
If you use my comics aggregator, you may have noticed that a month or so ago the comics on your page started appearing in a different, random order each day. This was the result of an upgrade to the version of Perl being used by the aggregator. In the old version of Perl, the order… Read More »
I’ve been using GNU Emacs as my primary text editor and IDE for more than 30 years, so I’m not about to stop. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks and all that. When I started my current job and had to start using a Mac for work instead of my preferred Linux, GNU… Read More »
Washington Post columnist Damon Young has been added to the comics aggregator. Note that he publishes on an intermittent schedule so you shouldn’t expect to see him daily. My wife and I both find his writing to be insightful, thought-provoking, and a pleasure to read, and we highly recommend him. I have at long last… Read More »
Executive Summary Quentin Palfrey thinks that rules don’t apply to him, which is a catastrophic character flaw in someone campaigning to be the state’s highest law-enforcement official. Also, there are several other, better candidates in the race. You should support one of them instead. Quentin Palfrey thinks that rules don’t apply to him On December… Read More »