Yet Another Covidiot Speaks

A Newsmax host is the latest loudmouth to make an absolutely ridiculous claim about COVID vaccines. As soon as I heard what he said, I was reminded of a segment of my radio show from several years ago.

POTD: Another Perfect SpaceX Return

Picture Of The Day: I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve watched SpaceX bring the first stage of one of its rockets back to Earth for a nice, soft, vertical landing. But it still amazes me every time — including this one today.

Don’t Blame The Blues

Here’s how to keep things in perspective when you see headlines about MO having the highest per capita rates of COVID cases and hospitalizations — and which states are keeping the US from hitting vax rates of 70% by July 4th.

Jon Stewart’s Ridiculous Rant

Here’s why I was surprised to see Jon Stewart go off on a rant about the origins of COVID-19, in which he sounded just like the kind of TV personalities he used to mock on “The Daily Show.”

Best Thing I Read This Week

Greg Bardsley explains why we should throw ticker tape parades for (and sing the praises of) scientists who worked on COVID-19 vaccines while the rest of us freaked out.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Derek Thompson writes about why you don’t have to worry about wiping down your mail or touching surfaces others have touched, and that businesses that promote how well they’re cleaning are offering nothing more than “hygiene theater.”

Grant Imahara

I was saddened to hear of the sudden death of former “Mythbusters” co-star Grant Imahara at age 49. Here’s a conversation I had with him a few years ago about that show and a new project he did with Kari and Tory for Netflix.

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