Not all political Monday, 05 October 2020 14:38:50 CDT David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, General, Geography, Politics, Travel (0) Today's lunchtime round-up only had one article about current politics: John Scalzi warns that "nostalgia is a luxury." The president, sick with Covid-19, took a joyride around the grounds of Walter Reed Army Medical Center yesterday, resulting in several aides and USSS officers going into quarantine. Devon Price asks, "do you have 'Zoom Fatigue' or is it existentially crushing to pretend life is normal as the world burns?" Spirit Hub, a Chicago-area startup, aims to sell spirits from distilleries too small to get on liquor store shelves. The Union Pacific Railroad has started collecting tickets from Metra riders again, by herding us into pens at Ogilvie Transportation Center. The BBC asks "who had GPS failure for November?" (I'm paraphrasing.) Google explains how they maintain their satellite photo library. Finally, I came across an interview actor Michael Shannon gave Playboy in 2018 that's worth the read.