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Freetail’s Local Coffee Stout
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heard this as a substitute episode in another podcast, it’s odd and really really excellent: “S.E.I.N.F.E.L.D.” on Imaginary Advice. link to Soundcloud (bleh) here or search for it with your podcast app (which should be Overcast btw). 🎧

finished reading: The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller. I really enjoyed this modern telling of The Iliad story, which I knew broadly but have never read. This is so well written, evocative, with superb characterization. highly recommended. 📚

@manton you probably saw this but in case you didn’t, thought you might find the arguments interesting: The Case Against Retweets, from The Atlantic

Samuel Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout

…though on the other hand, I typically drink a lot more #BEL beer, by style if not actual imports, than #ENG beer. so: back to just hoping for good games 😊

I even like #CRO; also think it doesn’t really matter who #FRA get to beat on Sunday, but: still pretty bummed that #ENG aren’t going to be in the final. hope I’ll at least be able to celebrate a third-place win with my other English #saturdaybeer 😌

six activists displayed the rainbow flag across Russia in a clever, creative way to avoid arrest: The Hidden Flag

disgusting. U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

“The confrontation was the latest example of the Trump administration siding with corporate interests on numerous public health and environmental issues.”

Samuel Smith’s Yorkshire Stingo
#saturdaybeer #itscominghome 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

nobody writes about soccer like Brian Phillips: Kylian Mbappé Bends Time & Space, Leads France Past Argentina

“the ball finds him & the lights in your head do the stretchy hyperspace thing that the stars outside the windows of the Millennium Falcon do.”

Galveston Island Brewing’s Mr. Bill’s Imperial Wheat

North Coast’s Brother Thelonius

fascinating example of implicit bias in reporting on the #WorldCup teams from Africa:

“If you take away the words “pace” and “power” from writers and commentators, they would be utterly lost trying to describe black players.”

trying to unplug completely when I’m watching #WorldCup games each day, but the heavy rotation of Slack ads during halftimes are stressing me out. OMG LEAVE ME ALONE FOR A TWO MINUTES SLACK

Hop Along @ Barracuda

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