On this post birthday weekend, a powerful quote from Friday has stuck with me. Plus, Christians won’t be satisfied that we all celebrate their fictitious day, no, now they’re mad at Starbucks. Be sure to support the show at Patreon And visit the website Karel.Media

1. On Birthdays, surprises and thanks

2. Crazy Christians and Starucks

3. Despair, American Style
At this point you probably expect me to offer a solution. But while universal health care, higher minimum wages, aid to education, and so on would do a lot to help Americans in trouble, I’m not sure whether they’re enough to cure existential despair.

4. What the google doodle is all about: Could Angelina Jolie be next?

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