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Amazon workers overwhelmingly vote against unionization

Workers at an Alabama Amazon distribution center voted against unionization. The vote wasn’t even close. From NPR: The vast majority of votes cast by Amazon’s workers in Bessemer, Ala., were against joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in a stinging defeat of the union drive. The final tally showed 1,798 votes against unionizing …

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Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension

Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension - Bent Corner

I received an email from the Maryland Department of Labor. It explained that even though Congress passed an extension to federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and President Trump signed it into law, it’s going to take a while for my benefits to resume. Of course. I already knew that. There were so many hurdles and delays in …

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Batman Vol. 1: ‘Their Dark Designs’ comes out Oct. 20

I’ve been waiting for this book to come out. It begins with Batman #86, the first Batman comic with someone other than the garbage person known as Tom King as the writer. Beginning with issue 86, James Tynion IV took over the writing duties. Do you know what I like best about James Tynion IV? …

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When will people be allowed to buy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

When will people be allowed to buy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging throughout Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan is working to quickly reopen the state. He activated Phase 1 yesterday at 5 PM. Also yesterday, 1,083 Marylanders tested positive for COVID-19 and 44 people died from the disease. Both the state and the federal government seem hellbent on forsaking public …

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Batman Vol. 1 Omnibus hardcover

Batman Vol. 1 Omnibus hardcover - Rick Rottman

DC Comics will release Batman Vol. 1 Omnibus hardcover this October. Written by Scott Snyder and the drawing by Greg Capullo, it collects issues #1 through #33 of Batman and will retail for $125. Amazon has it available for pre-order for $89.96. That works out to be $2.73 per issue. Once again, I’m confronted with …

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