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    [–] French Onion Cheese Melt wjbc 1 points ago * (lasted edited 2 hours ago) in GifRecipes

    If it looks unhealthy half eat with a big spinach salad, share the other half or save for later.

    [–] French Onion Cheese Melt wjbc 6 points ago in GifRecipes

    Truly a sprinkle will do it, just enough to create steam when you put the lid on it. Also the way to reheat pizza.

    [–] My dad’s a music teacher, and this is his cd collection, exclusief those he bought on iTunes wjbc 1 points ago in BeAmazed

    I know a professional music critic who has shelves and shelves of CDs, like a library. Granted, he got many of them for free.

    [–] So bad, it's good. wjbc 1 points ago * (lasted edited 5 hours ago) in suggestmeabook

    The Doc Savage series, pulp fiction that started in the 1930s, was a big influence on Stan Lee’s superheroes. Lester Dent wrote most of the 181 original novels, hidden behind the "house name" of Kenneth Robeson.

    Savage is a physician, scientist, adventurer, detective, inventor, explorer, researcher, and musician. He’s accompanied by five men almost as accomplished as he — a chemist, an attorney, a couple of engineers, and an archaeologist/geologist, but all men of adventure as well.

    That said, Doc often has to rescue them and might have been better off alone, and in later books their numbers often dwindle to two or none. Doc’s female cousin Pat Savage also accompanies Doc on many of his adventures, even when he tries to discourage her.

    It was a team of intellectual supermen like Indiana Jones, with Doc Savage the genius among geniuses. They also influenced the movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.

    [–] Getting my boyfriend a new book, historical fantasy suggestions? wjbc 1 points ago in suggestmeabook

    Guy Gavriel Kay has written many books that read like historical fiction, except that Kay adds a touch of fantasy. Right now I’m reading the two-volume Sarantine Mosaic series, which is based on the Byzantine Empire, but again, in an alternative fantasy setting. It’s very good.

    [–] Non-fiction books about American history? wjbc 5 points ago * (lasted edited 15 hours ago) in suggestmeabook

    Robert Caro’s four-volume masterpiece The Years of Lyndon Johnson.

    Taylor Branch’s trilogy America in the King Years.

    They both cover the Civil Rights Era, so it’s fun to read both. But if you are picking one, pick Caro.

    [–] Why are the Warriors called "Golden State" wjbc 3 points ago in nba

    And then there’s San Jose...

    [–] Misunderstood Adolf wjbc 5 points ago * (lasted edited 17 hours ago) in The_Mueller

    After all, he also killed Romani, Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, blacks, the physically and mentally disabled, political opponents of the Nazis including Communists and Social Democrats, dissenting clergy, resistance fighters, prisoners of war, Slavic peoples, and many individuals from the artistic communities whose opinions and works Hitler condemned. And the whole Jew thing was more about ethnicity and religion, anyway. How dare they call him racist.

    Plus, they didn’t call Stalin racist and he was just as bad. Heck, the U.S. State Department clearly despised Jewish refugees and prevented them from fleeing Europe. What about that, huh? (We won’t even mention Jim Crow laws and Japanese internment camps.)


    [–] Any romance books about two people in love not being able to be together because of their religion? wjbc 1 points ago in suggestmeabook

    Not exactly a romance in the modern style, more of an adventure story, but Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe might qualify. The hero finds a Christian wife in the end but he definitely had feelings for the Jewess, and she for him.

    [–] Is this happening to anyone else? wjbc 1 points ago in lotrmemes

    Chesterton once remarked that the children in whose company he saw Maeterlinck’s Blue Bird were dissatisfied “because it did not end with a Day of Judgment, and it was not revealed to the hero and the heroine that the Dog had been faithful and the Cat faithless.” “For children,” he says, “are innocent and love justice; while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy.”

    -J.R.R. Tolkien, "On Fairy-Stories," quoting another great author, G.K. Chesterton.

    [–] Why are the Warriors called "Golden State" wjbc 18 points ago in nba

    Also, they never wanted to be the Oakland Warriors. But they couldn't just say that.

    [–] Advice for staying on track while staying over at someone else's house? wjbc 1 points ago in loseit

    Don't refuse their food but offer to contribute something healthy to every meal, something with lots of veggies and fruits but that everyone can enjoy. If they eat dinner together and go out afterwards, maybe you can reduce what you eat the rest of the day, when it's not a social matter. When you are out with them, there's no need to call attention to your low calorie choices. Just be subtle about it.

    Or maybe you can be up front about it all and enlist their support. If not, though, only you control what goes into your body. Don't blame it on them.

    [–] What is the deal with people hating Ilhan Omar? wjbc 6 points ago in OutOfTheLoop

    They believe that anti-semitism fuels the policy argument, yes. Omar disagrees. Again, her apology had nothing to do with that disagreement, she did not agree to change her position on Israel.

    [–] What is the deal with people hating Ilhan Omar? wjbc 8 points ago in OutOfTheLoop

    Which is a policy issue, nothing to do with her apology. Agree or disagree, the bill was about policy.

    [–] I will try to keep my feet wjbc 6 points ago * (lasted edited 21 hours ago) in Silmarillionmemes

    I wouldn't, you can get lost in all that. Just plow through it once, then look up everything the second time. That first reading will give you an idea of which names are actually important. And the second time around you can use the internet without fear of spoilers.

    [–] Do you believe Draymond Green is Steph Curry's best teammate over the past 5 years? wjbc 3 points ago in nba

    Over five years, sure, Durant wasn't there the entire five years and I think Green is more important to Curry than Thompson, because Green does things Curry can't do.

    [–] What is the deal with people hating Ilhan Omar? wjbc 10 points ago in OutOfTheLoop

    I don't agree. She continued to criticize Netanyahu and his policies, but that wasn't what caused her to apologize. She refrained from using cheap Jewish stereotypes to make her point -- because they distract from her point.

    [–] What is the deal with people hating Ilhan Omar? wjbc 8 points ago in OutOfTheLoop

    That's pretty much what they've done, although I don't equate the two. Omar made some missteps and apologized. Trump doubled down, tripled down, and never showed an ounce of regret.

    [–] I will try to keep my feet wjbc 10 points ago in Silmarillionmemes

    Tell yourself right now that you will read it twice. On the first reading, don't look up anything, don't worry about what you forgot, don't worry about retention, just read and keep reading until you reach the end. Then start over, it will help immensely.