The Little Mermaid donor preview performance (final dress rehearsal) to kick off the 61st annual Zilker Summer Musical was a blast this evening. Many, many amazing costume changes by the ensemble cast and Ursula especially was fantastic.

This is hilarious. It's the destination end of a traceroute to bad.horse.

Naturally I bought it. I have a feeling it will be one of my poetry books that end up looking like Pillow Thoughts.

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Front row at Welcome to Night Vale Live show, A Spy in the Desert, with youngest at the Paramount in Austin! Can't wait for it to start!

autism, "inspiration story" 

I always have ... complicated feelings about stories like the below.

On the one hand, I'm thrilled she's achieving the things she wants to do in life. I have no reservations on that score.

Doctors said she'd be lucky to graduate high school — now she's the first openly autistic attorney in Florida

yahoo.com/lifestyle/doctors-sa

American racism 

The core of racist US attitudes is increasingly exposed. It's pervasive throughout white America, but the hardest core form basically most of remaining GOP base.

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About one-third of Americans say using blackface in a Halloween costume is acceptable at least sometimes

pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019

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