House arrest day 15 / update 2

RIP Bill Withers. Your music brought me plenty of happy times on Bardog’s jukebox, brightened my day when I needed it.

There’s another grant out there for service industry workers who were laid off due to COVID-19. Samuel Adams, the brewery, is partnering with The Greg Hill Foundation to award one-time grants of $1000. To receive the grant you must meet the following conditions:

  • Complete the application form in your home state
  • Must have worked a minimum of 30 hours a week (can be in multiple restaurants) in a bar, restaurant, cafe, or nightclub
  • Must have been employed 3 months or longer at the same location
  • Submit last two pay stubs

This article has more information; the article is about Ohio, but the grant is available in 19 other states, and Tennessee is one of them.

Cerrito Bingo will host a special virtual edition of bingo next Friday, April 10, on Facebook Live from 8 to 9 PM. You’ll need to print an empty card from an online template or make your own card. Fill your card with whichever B, I, N, G, and O numbers you like best, and use whatever you want to cover called numbers during the games. Winners will receive prizes from Memphis Made Brewing Co.

South Main Sounds has a handy-dandy guide to today’s livestreams.

The Orpheum will have an online listening party next Tuesday.

From Mashable: Adam Sandler’s new coronavirus song is a tribute to doctors, nurses, and being sick of your family

Do you have a young lady who would be interested in learning how to code? Kode with Klossy Kamp comes to Memphis June 15-26. The camp is open to female and gender non-binary students ages 13-18. (Note: Deadline to apply is this Sunday at 10:59 PM, and of course COVID-19 may affect the ability to hold the camp on the scheduled dates.)

This sucks (PPP = Paycheck Protection Program). If you bank at Bank of America, may be time to consider switching.

A similar conversation on Facebook has already led to one Downtown business owner’s decision to leave Bank of America and bank locally instead. I hope others follow. Fuck BoA. And speaking of that…

For my IT/application developer friends: Documentation for FOaaS, an application programming interface (API) for Fuck Off as a Service.

Sunrise Memphis weekend slushy specials!

That’s it for now. Back later today or tomorrow with more.