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Joe Diffie: Ships That Don’t Come In

I learned today that country musician Joe Diffie has died due to complications from Covid-19. Here is one of his more infamous songs, “Ships That Don’t Come In”.

Brad Paisley also has a live duet of him and Joe singing the song

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Jeep Groundhog Day Commercial

Today is Groundhog Day and I always end up watching the movie Groundhog Day around February 2nd. Well, Jeep has created a fantastic commercial that those who have seen the movie may recognize.

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Commercials Chicagoans Know Well

This post has been in “Draft” since mid-2018 and I figured I would post this, because why not. If you watched TV in the Chicagoland area during the ’90s you have undoubtedly seen all of these commercials.

I thought about the commercials that I remember seeing during the ’90s. I thought I would post a few of my favorite commercials from when I was growing up.

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The Planet is On Fire

Here is a clip from “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver. There is some language that may offend some. This video is meant to be somewhat funny, but the content is entirely accurate something we should all take seriously.

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Brexit Briefly Explained

If you have been following world news at all over the last two and half years, you have likely heard about the referendum that the United Kingdom voted for in 2016 to leave the European Union. Even though it has been a big news story it may not be easy to understand. Thankfully, there is a video by CGP Grey to explain the issue with why an agreement cannot be made easily.

There is also a footnote video that adds a bit more information. Both of the videos are worth watching to learn a bit about the struggles that the United Kingdom is having.