This year’s election is definitely like none I’ve ever seen in my lifetime, and I voted in 2000’s election. This is particularly so on the Republicans’ side, with the party’s nominee for president being Donald Trump, someone who until recently I’d relegated to 80s nostalgia and reality shows I don’t watch.
Cord-cutters who also happen to be into politics (or just following whatever Donald Trump will say or do next) will be happy to know that a cable subscription won’t be necessary to follow the Democrats’ and Republicans’ national conventions next week. Below, I’ve listed a few ways to view streaming coverage of the conventions online.
Donald Trump, 1980s business and pop cultural icon, for some reason’s managed to linger in the public pop cultural landscape since that decade. Mostly helped by his 2000s reality show “The Apprentice,” Trump’s managed a large comeback in recent years, all of which has led to Trump becoming the Republicans’ candidate for president in the 2016 election. … Read moreDonald Trump in cartoons
It’s another presidential election year here in the United States. Of course, there’s been plenty of press coverage of the candidates (especially one Mr. Donald Trump), and their views on immigration, the economy, and so forth. One area that doesn’t get much coverage is the presidential candidates’ technology policies and views. The tech website Engadget‘s written … Read moreHow do Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fare on technology issues?
“Bloom County” is Berkeley Breathed’s classic 1980s comic strip that satirized that decade’s social and political culture, in a hilarious manner. However, since Breathed ended its run at the decade’s end, it’s also partially become a period piece. His subsequent strips, the 90s’ “Outland” and 2000s’ “Opus,” weren’t as well received, and folded with little fanfare. Now, … Read more“Bloom County” is back as a webcomic