Morning Brew 12/31/12

Bizarre Baseball Comeback Story – Ugueth Urbina is trying to make a comeback into baseball after spending 5 and half years in prison for attempted murder.  Not sure if this story is interesting or disturbing, but apparently the guy still has a 90 mph fastball after being in prison.  I’m sure this is not the last we will hear of this story.

Dying Regrets and New Year’s Reflection – “[P]eople at the end of their lives have “phenomenal clarity of vision,” and therefore we should consider what we might learn from their wisdom.”  A cool article by Tim Brister with some prayerful reflections.

Best and Worst Movies of 2012 – Matt Mueller of gives his Top 10 and Bottom 5 movies of the year.  I can’t argue with this list, sorta, and it gives me a couple movies to look forward to seeing.  

Ending Extinction or Playing God – These scientists will have to make the case that the quest to keep some of the world’s most endangered creatures alive is going to involve a measure of death.”

The Best 20 New Bands of 2012Paste Magazine picks its Top 20 new bands.  #1 seems to be the right choice, but I am interested to find out about some of these other bands.  These kinds of lists blow up my playlists.  

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