Talk Talk Talk Talk Talk Myself to Death: January 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Yes, this is somewhat late for an MLK post, but not every company recognizes today as a holiday. Oh, well. That hasn't stopped me from supporting everything that Dr. King stood for.

This holiday's comic was likely published in 1957, not too long after the events it depicts, and it probably was quite significant in spreading these facts and extending Dr. King's influence. I'm being vague because these were distributed throughout the South during a time when their possession could be dangerous and get one in big trouble with the wrong people. Therefore, they were often destroyed after they were read, and it's not at all clear just what their specific effects were. Fortunately, nowadays, we can read the whole thing at this site. Take a look. It's a fascinating reminder of how things were in this country a mere fifty years ago.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Happy New Year!

It's 2010. This year we should expect Dave to return to Earth and destroy some nuclear weapons. And maybe some other stuff.