I try to keep this to about three series. Which is good, because this month, I only have three to recommend.
Just a few shows I’ve been watching.
This one might be a bit scattered. As usual, we’ll start with Reason.
The Biden Administration is proposing a large increase in federal worker pay. It’s the annual pay raise that federal workers get as a COLA. Wow, the same inflation fueled by profligate spending results in government workers need higher wages.
Here’s an article on how fast-food joints are being attacked.
Finally, we have Reason’s coverage of the New Mexico governor’s blatantly unconstitutional “public safety order” banning carrying of guns. Yeah, this was clearly a publicity stunt. And it looks like it’s backfiring. Spectacularly. Particularly when she gets her own officials saying they won’t enforce or defend. Particularly with a US judge quickly handing down a TRO. Particularly when she is forced to narrow it down to playgrounds in Albuquerque.
I’ve got a couple articles from The Hill.
First, some school districts are looking at four-day work week due to teacher shortages and needing to prevent burnout. That will have interesting downstream impacts on parents who will need to figure out childcare.
Second, an article on how most women still take their husband’s last name after marriage. However, there’s an uptick of younger women keeping their maiden name. The Wife and I had the discussion if she wanted to take my last name when we got married. She’d built a strong work reputation on her maiden name, and there were some downsides of the change. Still, like most of the women in the study, she chose to take my last name.
On to some gun stuff.
The British military has selected an AR-pattern rifle for its Royal Marine Commandos and Ranger battalions. I wonder when they’ll finally ditch the L85 series.
And Beretta’s got a new AR-pattern rifle. I kinda like their ARX-160, but it was never in the running for my home defense carbine. Beretta can be kinda weird sometimes.
I heard about this on ACP. A Michigan ammo manufacturer pissed off a politician, who then used campaign finance laws to threaten the company.
A couple of miscellaneous items.
War Is Boring has an article on China sanctioning LockMart and Northrop Grumman over sales to Taiwan. I think the phrase is “don’t threaten me with a good time.”
Rwanda is allowing a company to test a small-scale nuke reactor. Excellent. Wide spread cheap and carbon-neutral energy will do wonders to help lift people out of poverty.
Finally the light items.
WaPo talks about the 20th anniversary of the pumpkin spice latte.
Crunchyroll has announced the second season of Spy X Family will be debuting on Oct 7. Which I am looking forward to because the first season was uproariously funny.
I’m still mostly finishing up series that I previously put up. I have added some older shows into my rotation – both for when The Wife and I go to the gym and just quick viewing.
I try to keep these posts to three of the current series that I’m watching. So, it was interesting to decide.
So far, this month is being dominated by new seasons of shows I like. Namely, Tonikawa, Horiyama, The Devil Is A Part Timer, and Quintessential Quintuplets (when that one releases later this month). However, there were a couple of “new” shows that came into my rotation:
Just a few of the series I’m currently watching
I have a trio of anime that I’m watching/watched that I really enjoyed.
This is a concept I’ve played with, and Gate’s execution is awesome:
This one came out a couple of years ago, but I’ve been enjoying it so far:
This one is just a cute rom-com: