1969, a Year of Bombings

By Bobby Allyn

One night, 40 years ago this month, about 50 typists were on the eighth floor of the Marine Midland Building, keying records on automatic booking machines, when a bomb exploded.

Placed next to a bank of elevators, the bomb — which detonated around 10:50 p.m. on Aug. 20, 1969, with a force equal to about 24 sticks of dynamite — ripped off the elevator doors, blew out windows on three sides of the building and overturned filing cabinets. The blast collapsed the eighth floor into the seventh floor below. The explosion ripped a hole eight feet wide through a 10-foot-thick floor. About 150 late-shift employees were on duty at Marine Midland, at 140 Broadway in the financial district, but only two people had injuries serious enough to require extended medical treatment. Continue reading

40 Years Later, Is The Candidate Still Satire?

https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2016/09/40-years-later-is-the-candidate-still-satire/501389/

This week, for our inaugural Political Theater conversation, Atlantic staffers and I watched your most-requested movie: The Candidate, the 1972 dark comedy starring Robert Redford. And many of us left our screening … a little confused, actually! We had gone into the movie expecting it to be, as it been described, a “satirical comedy-drama”; I’d been imagining it, basically, as The Ides of Marchbut with wider lapels.

The consensus among our watching party, though, seemed to be that it was difficult to tell how, exactly, the movie was working as satire. Was the crux of the argument that Redford’s character—Bill McKay—was selected to run for Senate almost entirely because of his good looks and, secondarily, nepotism? Was it that he had, in the end, sold out his ideals simply to gain political power? Was it the broader, more tragic notion of how powerless the individual person can be against the lurching machinery of party politics? Continue reading

Titian Quest Anniversary Edition

Download and install hxd

Open player.chr in %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Titan Quest – Immortal Throne\SaveData\Main\[character name]

search for money

I currently have 26,483 coins which translates to 67 73.  The next two spots are 67 73 in reverse order. In my case I would change 73 67 to FF FF.


Unlock Content codes

Password Effect
373624 “Armament of Gaul” set
437626 “Armament of Germania” set
925678 “Garb of the Great Merchant” set
274267 “Shinobi Shozoku” set

Titan Quest Guides, Patches, Mods and Utilities List

https://www.kirmiziperfect.com/titan-quest-guides-patches-mods-and-utilities-list/embed/#?secret=aUU2OoXvrC

Titian Quest Anniversary Edition was originally published on Something Different