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Saturday, 5 November 2016

Random Shots for Saturday, 5 November 2016

Filed under: Random Shots — mikewb1971 @ 11:59 PM (23:59)

Today in history

Comments I’ve posted

  1. Posted to Facebook

    Guy Fawkes might have been an authoritarian theocrat, but the character V wasn’t. That’s who we’re celebrating.

    I would say that while the movie changes things from the book (enough that Alan Moore disavowed the movie), the movie translates the spirit of the book to the screen very well.

    Which reminds me — I’ve got some reading and watching to do later today.

    I’m also thinking that the BCLP might want to consider a screening of the movie for 5 November 2017, which falls on a Sunday.

  2. Posted to Facebook

    At least in a lot of other states, voters can put ballot questions directly on the ballot if they get enough signatures. Here in New Mexico, we have to lobby the State Legislature pass a bill to have the prospective measure put on the ballot, then lobby the Governor to sign that bill.

Listening / Reading / Watching

  1. A Sci-Fi Short Film HD: “Darkwave: Edge of the Storm” – by Darkwave Pictures
  2. A Sci-Fi Short Film HD: “At the End” – by Jason J. Whitmore
  3. BEYOND – sci-fi short film
  4. nmpolitics.net – Clay pigeons: How lobbyists secretly woo state election officials by Robert Faturechi and Eric Lipton
  5. Viceland –

         Cyberwar

         Weediquette

  6. Vertigo (DC Comics) – V for Vendetta (graphic novel)
  7. MeTV – Star Trek
  8. V for Vendetta (2006 movie)
  9. Bearing Arms

         The Parents Of This Dead Robber Are Really Mad His Victim Had A Gun by Bob Owens

         Trigger Treat! Armed Robbers Catch Lead In Halloween Weekend Robbery by Bob Owens

  10. WNCN 3 TV [CBS affiliate, North Carolina] – Parents of NC Pizza Hut robbery suspect question why worker fatally shot their son
  11. Red Mission – Sci-fi Short Film

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