Weekend Reads: Japan Needs Ninjas, DuckTales & Family, Google’s Evil(?), Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker & more
Also: Netflix and Facebook know a lot about you, revisiting U2’s POP, finding God in the eclipse, Trump’s effect on American Christianity, and nostalgic web design.
Reading: Kanye West, “Blurred Lines,” Bill Watterson, CIA iPhone Hacking, DuckTales, Loving Uncool Songs, and More
Also: The trouble with David Bazan, website URLs suck, Japanese web design trends, super-pricey vinyl, the right way to read Narnia, and fixing Spotify.
Reading: Newsweek vs. The Bible, “Mid-Reputable” TV, Vaccines, Star Trek, Kendrick Lamar, Political Correctness & More
Also: The design flaws of the U.S.S. Enterprise, sci-fi background, Facebook’s inadvertent cruelty, and some bonus links.
Reading: Traveling in Japan, Lovecraftian Racism, Shrinking Netflix, Farewell to Sports, Online Trolls Keep Winning & more
Also: Managing childbirth expectations, online assumptions, reviving Star Trek, Left Behind flaws, and David Bazan.
A fantastic and uplifting commercial that, in light of recent disasters, is a joyous celebration of Japan’s national pride.