Ordinary Sunday Brunch


Ordinary Sunday Brunch

Music Links

[Mu1] Missy Elliott becomes first female hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

[Mu2] For many Rolling Stones fans, Charlie Watts is the band’s most mysterious and intriguing member. He’s a guy who prefers jazz to rock, yet has spent nearly 60 years playing in the world’s greatest rock & roll band. A well-dressed eccentric, he is known to draw a sketch of every single hotel room he stays in and owns cars despite being unable to drive.

[Mu3] Jazz Wouldn’t Be the Same Without Them. But Few Applauded These Hidden Figures.

[Mu4] Music in dementia care sounds promising, but there is a catch.

[Mu5] It also cannot be refuted that, despite mountainous circumstantial evidence and witness testimonies suggesting overwhelmingly that Robert Sylvester Kelly, 51, is a serial sexual predator, pedophile, rapist and physical abuser, many people in R. Kelly’s fan base simply do not care enough to stop listening and buying his music.

Art Links

[Ar1] The term “public art” might be considered an oxymoron. “Public” is a broad, all encompassing term, while “art” is a purely private matter, both in creation and appreciation. Reconciling the two can be a problem. It is a subject that makes everyone an instant critic and can put the gentlest artist into a blind rage at a moment’s notice.

[Ar2] The Art of Science: Scientists capture the complex and the compelling through the camera lens. It’s here where color, shape and texture collaborate, and the art of science begins.

[Ar3] Prosecutors: Art Dealer Mary Boone Should Go to Prison.

[Ar4] Three Ways Art History Needs to Change in 2019.

History Links

[Hi1] Scientists are still fascinated by Phineas Gage. Here’s why: A blank canvas for generations of science.

[Hi2] Maps Provide a Special View of American History.

[Hi3] Why We Need to Keep Searching for Lost Silent Films: Early motion pictures give us an important window into our collective past.

[Hi4] The Spies Who Launched America’s Industrial Revolution: From water-powered textile mills, to mechanical looms, much of the machinery that powered America’s early industrial success was “borrowed” from Europe.

Food Links

[Fo1] Don’t Panic: The Government Shutdown Isn’t Making Food Unsafe.

[Fo2] How heroes and villains play a role in your choice of food.

[Fo3] The Dark Side of Food & Beverage: Battling Mental & Behavioral Health Problems.

[Fo4] You Can Now Put Bacon On A McDonald’s Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, Or Fries. Yeah, that’s not a thing you could do before!

[Fo5] Eating, Hacked: When Tech Took Over Food.

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Born and raised in West Virginia, Andrew has since lived and traveled around the world several times over. Though frequently writing about politics out of a sense of duty and love of country, most of the time he would prefer discussions on history, culture, occasionally nerding on aviation, and his amateur foodie tendencies. He can usually be found misspelling/misusing words on Twitter @four4thefire.

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