Skipping A Beat In Today's Cross Thread

Good day, all! I apologize for missing the past couple weeks. Somehow I got distracted from doing these. Here’s my attempt to get us back on track! Welcome to the weekly pan-Kinja cross thread that’s hosted at Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Powder Room, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, Clashtalk, CrossTalk, Gawrker,…