Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Welcome to Gacekblog 2017

Gacekblog is a supplementary resource for Mr. Gacek's classes. You will find links and posts related to Geography, Politics, Literature, Soccer, Popular Culture, Kombucha, and various things Mr. Gacek finds interesting.

Gacekblog is not a homework blog. Homework due dates for Mr. Gacek's classes can be found on TeacherEase.

Welcome to NOVA!!

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Favorite Shows of All Time!!

1. The Wire
2. Freaks and Geeks
3. The Sopranos
4. Twin Peaks
5. My So-Called Life
6. Seinfeld
7. Breaking Bad
8. Louie
9. Friday Night Lights
10. Rectify
11. Lost
12. The Simpsons
13. Cheers
14. The Office UK
15. Parks and Recreation
16. The Office US
17. Curb Your Enthusiasm
18. Master of None
19. NewsRadio
20. The Cosby Show
21. Undeclared
22. Flight of the Conchords
23. The IT Crowd
24. Once & Again
25. The Wonder Years
26. True Detective s1
27. Skins s1-2
28. True Blood s1
29. Detectorists
30. Bored to Death
31. Party Down
32. Terriers
33. Entourage
34. The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman
35. The Mighty Boosh
36. King of the Hill
37. Girls
38. Six Feet Under
39. Enlightened
40. Ed

Currently watching: M*A*S*H, Mad Men, Taxi, Moonlighting, Arrested Development, Fargo, Broad City, Orange is the New Black, Better Call Saul, Love, Baskets, Veep, The Americans, Transparent, Casual, Kimmy Schmidt, Silicon Valley, The Mindy Project.

Watchlist: The Leftovers, Hannibal, Deadwood, Sports Night, many others.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

World Religions Map

Follow this Link. Zoom in with '+' and '-' icons. Toggle between religions by clicking on 'MENU' in upper right corner.

Source: PBS

College Mascot Family Tree

Click this Link. Left-click image to zoom in. Use scroll-bars at bottom and right of image to move across the chart.

Source: Deadspin

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Gambia

President Barrow, left, was seen off at Dakar airport by President Sall of Senegal (Getty Images)
You can read about Presdent Adama Barrow's return to The Gambia and see footage of his arrival on this BBC News page.

Friday, January 27, 2017

The Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index

The Economist magazine from the United Kingdom updated their Democracy Index of the world's governments. Follow this link to visit their interactive map.