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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

No Agenda Newsletter

No Agenda Newsletter

Show 1082
Halloween
Edition


The Holiday Season Begins
Tomorrow
Dear Producer,
Today is Halloween and your No Agenda Show has never offered you any sort of Halloween donation. So let’s make it a simple date contribution of $10.31. This is something everyone can afford. A remember you do not need a PayPal account to donate to the show. PayPal also will process your credit card.

For those of you feeling more generous and in the holiday spiritplease click here and contribute whatever you want to support the show.
Halloween is probably the weirdest non-holiday celebration of the year surpassing the other crackpot days such as take your child to work day or Valentine’s Day.The history of Halloween is very sketchy with all sorts of contradictory origin stories. A good rundown is here.

It is skewed in various ways around the world and has changed a lot in the USA with the rise of corn mazes, pumpkin patch festivals, costume parties and haunted houses.

Actual door-to-door trick or treating is a localized phenomenon and often involves parents or older siblings accompanying the youngsters from door-to-door for safety reasons. The “trick” side of the equation is rare nowadays. In the past flaming bags of dog poop, egging a house or a house covered in toilet paper were not uncommon. Now it’s politically incorrect if not vandalism.
Somehow wrong on many levels, yet oddly creative.
Sincerely,
John C. Dvorak & Adam Curry
PS Checks should be sent directly to the No Agenda Show, Box 339, El Cerrito CA 94530. Your support means everything.
PPS Tomorrow is 11-1-18 a good time to think about the 11.11 subscription below.
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Halloween images
Cripes!
Va-va voom
Doofus
Needs some repairs
Worth re-using
Horrors!!!
No cultural appropriation: GOOD TO GO
Even a sexy Donald Trump costume?
How repressed is the politically correct culture that it has come to this?
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

TPS Consulting Daily


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What to know about WhatsApp in Brazil ahead of Sunday’s election

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Nintendo turns to old favorites Mario and Pokémon to hit lofty Switch target

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Valued at $500M, investors say HeadSpin is ‘one of the fastest-scaling software companies’ ever

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How to watch the live stream for Apple’s iPad and Mac keynote

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Cockroach Labs launches CockroachDB as managed service

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Long-awaited brand-new MacBook Air finally gets retina display and Touch ID

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