My Zoom meetings seem pedestrian now – Things I saw on the Internet, Tuesday 10/20/2020

  • Louisiana frees a prisoner serving a life sentence for stealing a pair of hedge clippers.
  • Jeffrey Toobin wishes he had duct tape on his laptop camera.
  • So many memes


New Yorker Suspends Jeffrey Toobin for Masturbating on Zoom Call (Laura Wagner/Vice) – Suddenly I’m no longer embarrassed about that time a few months ago when I forgot I was on camera and picked my nose.


Louisiana freed a 63-year-old man who served 23 years of a life sentence without parole for stealing a pair of hedge clippers from a garage. (Victoria Albert/CBSNews.com)

While the crime itself did not warrant the life sentence, his four prior felony convictions — an attempted armed robbery, possession of stolen goods, attempted forgery of a check, and simple burglary — triggered Louisiana’s habitual offender statute….

Three guesses what race the guy is.


Patrick Stewart in “I, Claudius.” via


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