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“No, no, no, no.. I’m sorry… I am so, so sorry….” — Dr Strange Supreme, What If…? Episode 4

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

This week will start with a big old SPOILER ALERT if you haven’t watched What If…? Episode 4 and don’t want to spoil major plot points, you may want to skip…

“The movies are like a machine that generates empathy… It helps us to identify with the people who are sharing this journey with us” — Roger Ebert

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

crumbles

Last year, everyone I know adored AppleTV+’s hit series Ted Lasso. Perhaps it was due to timing — with the craziness and uncertainty of the world at the start of the…

“That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run.” — Forrest Gump

Originally published at https://www.makoism.com on August 21, 2021.

As I alluded to last week, it has been a slow grind through significant personal changes this summer for us. After I had a second heart attack (NSTEMI, or Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) this past April, we knew that we needed…

I know you’ve deceived me, now here’s a surprise; I know that you have ’cause there’s magic in my eyes

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

This week I started to watch the YouTube site of Beau Miles (thanks to Scott Nasello for the link!).

The video that started my multi-hour consumption of his videos was a…

“and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, til we find our place, on the path unwinding”

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

This week I spent watching way more of the Olympics than I have in previous years; it’s been somewhat frustrating to have news alerts firing off on my phone early in…

“Time is meaningless, yet it is all that exists” — Einstein (Farscape,“Unrealized Realities”)

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

time

I’ve spent an inappropriate amount of time thinking about time recently. …

“You know what the happiest animal on Earth is? It’s a goldfish. You know why? Got a ten-second memory. Be a goldfish, Sam.” — Ted Lasso

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

Naomi Osaka took a public stance on mental health issues a few weeks back. While a large number of media, celebrities, and news applauded her honesty and bravery, others brutally criticized…

“You can never give up the fight for pain — that is only temporary” — Wendy Ingraham

Here’s the latest edition of my weekly newsletter, Makoism, a curated collection of interesting ideas from across the Internet.

lava

I’m sure that I am not the first person that is starting to come to terms on what a slog 2020/2021 has been and how it’s affected my views on connections…

Steve Makofsky

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