Welcome to the first Saturday in December, Roadies!
💻 Old TV shows sometimes depict mores and morals that seem strange and even repugnant to us now. TV writer Ken Levine considers “The Honeymooners” and why he doesn’t have a problem with Ralph Kramden’s suggestions of domestic violence against his wife. Read Weekend Post
💻 The Century of Progress International Exposition happened in Chicago in 1933, and it featured five futuristic houses. After the expo they were moved to Indiana, where they still stand on the shore of Lake Michigan. Susie Trexler shows them to us. Read The House of Tomorrow Today
💻 I haven’t been to Louisville in a long time — not since before they tolled the I-65 bridge over the Ohio River. That was part of a massive, 1.3-billion-with-a-B dollar project to build new bridges over that river to link Indiana and Kentucky. Aaron Renn was against the project from the start, and now that it’s done it appears to have actually caused harm rather than done any good — and Renn is saying “I told you so.” Read Louisville Bridges Project Is the Biggest Transportation Boondoggle of the 21st Century
💻 At my age (51), retirement is starting to feel far less abstract. I’m not financially on track to be able to retire. So Mr. Money Mustache was timely with this post about how it’s possible to live off a reasonable investment if you manage your lifestyle expectations carefully. Read How to Retire Forever on a Fixed Chunk of Money
📷 Josh Solomon reviews Fujifilm Professional 400H film for Casual Photophile. I’d never given the stuff a look before — good heavens, what stunning color! Read Fujifilm Fujicolor Professional 400H Film Profile
Last updated on 5 March 2020 by Jim Grey