Friday Five (jaguars in the sky edition)

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It’s the second Friday in April!

Despite being sick all week, I have also put in a LOT of over time. Which is only possible thanks to work-from-home days. My corporate overlords continue to impose insane deadlines on us, just like everyone else, and I don’t know what else to say about that. I am really looking forward to getting over this virus, how about that?

It’s Friday, and so I bring you the Friday Five: This week you get the top five (IMHO) stories of the week, plus the top five stories of interest to queer people, and top five videos (plus notable obituaries and a recap of my blog posts).

Stories of the Week:

The Looptail Lowercase G: You’ve Seen This Letter Everywhere, But Can You Write It?

Brazil jaguars find safe haven in rainforest trees.

Sinclair commentator resigns after threatening to sexually assault Parkland survivor David Hogg.

TEXAS: Former GOP Rep. Steve “Bengazi” Stockman Convicted Of 23 Felonies, Faces Decades In Prison.

Lynching memorial in Alabama confronts a tortured past.

For Queers and Allies:

QUILTBAG+ Speculative Classics: Un-suppressing Minority Writing.

Jimmy Kimmel and Chelsea Handler Need to Stop Using Queer People for Laughs.

Anti-LGBTQ Extremists Unite As Peter LaBarbera Joins MassResistance.

Pat Robertson: I’m Being Dominated By Homosexuals.

Pompeo Withers Under Questioning By Cory Booker, Won’t Say If He Thinks Gay Sex Is Perverted.

In Memoriam:

Daniel Akaka, first Native Hawaiian in Congress, dies at 93.

Yvonne Staples, Of The Renowned Staple Singers, Dead At 80.

Chuck McCann, Zany Comic in Early Children’s TV, Dies at 83.

Things I wrote:

Words, Pictures, and Thoughts.

More adventures in managing light.

Living in a chemical world, plus dream sequences.

Videos!

This Crazy Series Of Japanese Gum Commercials Packs In A Truly Impressive Amount Of Innuendo:

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell with Tiffany Haddish:

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The West Cork Ukulele Orchestra :: Ra Ra Rasputin:

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YOU CAN’T STOP HIS TWEETS! A Randy Rainbow Song Parody:

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Deadpool 2 | The Trailer:

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About fontfolly

I've loved reading for as long as I can remember. I write fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and nonfiction. I used to publish an anthropomorphic sci-fi/space opera literary fanzine. I attend and work on the staff for several anthropormorphics, anime, and science fiction conventions. I live near Seattle with my wonderful husband, still completely amazed that he puts up with me at all.

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