Homework for Festivusbrary – due 12.23.16

The post election analyses refer to a supposed role played by fake news stories.

  • This link is the story of violence initiated by a fake news story.
  • This link describes how profitable fake news can be.

Is fake news an epidemic?  Is it a problem?  Should it be stopped, countered, or both – and, if so, how?

This week in fear-mongering – unmanned death from the sky!  Your mission – come up with the most creative way(s) to defend against drone threats.  Style counts!

This week’s jams – ALL THE LINKS:

First off, if you have an hour or so to kill, hang out with Nick Offerman.

Next, we continue our world symphonic power metal tour with a stop in Italy with Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody

FUN FACT: Metal fan Sir Christopher Lee collaborated with Luca Turilli, which you can check out in your choice of English, German, French, or Italian because SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE.

I…uh….I went down some rabbit holes looking for tunes from around the world.  I landed on a clip from The Late Show and Mr. Colbert does a perfect intro here (or go here for the high quality official video).  This year they were the first Japanese band to play Wembley Arena.

To decrease the tempo and increase the weird, the rabbit hole took me here.

Finally, I’ll leave you with one of my favorite Bob Ross episodes.

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