Kavanaugh investigation: FBI ‘hasn’t spoken to Christine Blasey Ford’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me yelling’ The FBI team examining sexual misconduct claims against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have not yet interviewed his main accuser, her lawyers have said. Writing to the FBI,

Subterfuge

In a presidential election, 40-some years from now: Candidate Adolf Shitstain McHannibalLecter may have committed a little tax fraud, money laundering, grand theft auto, methamphetamine dealing, first-degree serial murder, genocide, and treason, he might have blown up the entire state of

I’ll be in Bloomington, Indiana, on October 12!

It’s once again that time of year where I make my annual pilgrimage back to Bloomington, Indiana, where all the Dumbing of Age magic fictionally happens!  Mark Friday, October 12 on your calendars.  And, as always, you can find me at Vintage Phoenix Comics, from 5-7pm.  I’ll bring books!  I’ll

Indonesia tsunami and quake: Bodies found in church buried by landslide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Landslides have hit the island of Sulawesi, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake The bodies of 34 Indonesian students have been found under a church which was buried by a mudslide after the quake in Palu, say aid workers. At least 844 people are

Smoochy

The first of September’s Patreon bonus strips is up, and y’all voted for Jocelyne!  (it was up a few days ago actually, but this space was busy promoting my CXC2018 table)  Any Patron can go log on to the Dumbing of Age Patreon and go check out her strip.  There’s also a cat! also i […]

Europe’s sprawling new financial law enters into force

A disaster-free launch of MiFID 2 is not the end of the worries AFTER years of rule-drafting, industry lobbying and plenty of last-minute wrangling, Europe’s massive new financial regulation, MiFID 2, was rolled out on January 3rd. Firms had spent months dreading (in some cases) or eagerly

What Is Zero-Sum Thinking and Could it Be Harming You?

When you were little, did you fight with your brother or sister about who would get the last gummy bear? If not candy, what about toys? Or who got to sit in the front of the ride? Photo Credit: Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash But why did you fight in the first place? Because you believed the

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Desperate search for survivors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescuers have been digging by hand in the search for survivors A picture of large scale destruction is emerging in the Indonesian city of Palu, after a quake and tsunami struck on Friday. At least 832 people are confirmed to have died

Capture

Hey, if you’re willing to shell out thirty to fifty bucks for a peripheral… (I am, in fact, THAT MUCH of a sucker for both Mew and overpriced pieces of Nintendo-themed plastic, but I still have trouble justifying it to myself.) (Don’t have one in Go, though. Still grinding out that Gyarados.

Elon Musk reaches deal over tweets about taking Tesla private

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is Elon Musk? Elon Musk must step down as Tesla chair and pay a fine after reaching a deal with US regulators over tweets he posted about taking the firm private. It follows Thursday’s decision by the Securities and Exchange