Weirdness

Monday, February 27, 2017

Religion

http://www.thegailygrind.com/2017/02/27/trumps-inauguration-pastor-hands-death-sentence-music-legend-funding-lgbt-charities/


Too Close to Truth

http://www.theonion.com/video/live-senator-addresses-rumors-of-horse-affair-20703




Happy Nickanan Night!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickanan_Night


Happy Birthday Howard Hesseman!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0381606/


Happy Birthday Adam Baldwin!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000284/



Happy Birthday Mary Jo Pehl!

http://www.mjpehl.com/



Happy Birthday Joan Bennett!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000910/


Happy Birthday Joanne Woodward!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0940946/


Happy National Kahlua Day!

Yum!

http://www.kahlua.com/us/


Happy National Strawberry Day!

Yum!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Happy Birthday to the Communist Manifesto!

Published on this date in 1948.

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/


Happy Birthday Chase Masterson!

http://www.chasemasterson.com/CHASE_MASTERSON.html



Happy Birthday Jackie Gleason!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001276/


Happy Birthday Johnny Cash!

http://www.johnnycash.com/



Happy Birthday Fats!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fats_Domino



Happy Birthday Godfrey Cambridge!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0131387/


Happy Birthday Francis Marion!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion


Saturday, February 25, 2017

A nice article about Casablanca

http://www.npr.org/2017/02/24/515372794/after-75-years-heres-looking-at-you-casablanca?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=morningedition&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170224



Religion

https://www.yahoo.com/news/tennessee-preacher-accused-raping-teenage-220616282.html



The cutting edge of cutting hair

http://www.boredpanda.com/funny-barber-say-no-more-haircuts/?utm_source=iosapp&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=iosapp


(Thanks for the link, Nancy!)

Grand Old Pigs

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/key-congressman-its-good-thing-if-more-americans-lose-coverage

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/24/roaming-charges-exxons-end-game-theory/


Happy Birthday to Give Ireland Back To The Irish!

Released on this date in 1972.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0zGVVcsbPg


Happy Birthday to Yes Minister!

Premiered on this date in 1980.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080306/?ref_=nv_sr_1


Happy Birthday to Your Show Of Shows!

Premiered on this date in 1950.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042173/?ref_=nv_sr_1



Happy Birthday Zeppo!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0555688/



Happy Birthday Alexis Denisof!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219206/


Happy Birthday Carroll Borland!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0096968/


Happy Birthday Jim Backus!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000822/



Happy Birthday George Harrison!

http://www.georgeharrison.com/



Happy Birthday Benjamin Tallmadge!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Tallmadge


Happy National Clam Chowder Day!

Yum!

https://foursquare.com/v/gilberts-chowder-house/4ad8a0b1f964a520091321e3


Happy National Pistachio Day!

Yum!

http://www.americanpistachios.org/nutrition-and-health



Friday, February 24, 2017

Russian Cheeto - Bewitched

http://www.someecards.com/news/weird-news/witches-donald-trump-spell-curse-hex-ritual/


Too True!

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/320997-cpac-attendees-seen-waiving-russian-flags


(Thanks for the link, Ed!)

Jack White's new record pressing plant

http://thevinylfactory.com/news/jack-white-third-man-records-detroit-pressing-plant/

Neat-o!


(Thanks for the link, Erik!)

L'Obama!

http://obama2017.fr/

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/23/516877566/a-citizens-petition-calls-for-a-new-french-president-barack-obama?sc=tw

(Thanks for the links, Nick!)

Grand Old Pigs

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/white-house-chief-staff-reached-fbi-dispute-trump/story?id=45708935

So, one Russian agent is asking another Russian agent to deny that they're Russian agents.  Nice.

The art of knot tying

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/knots-guild-igkt-craft-art-maritime?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=42e90654ab-Newsletter_2_24_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-42e90654ab-64536349&ct=t(Newsletter_2_24_2017)&mc_cid=42e90654ab&mc_eid=9337bd4ceb


Happy Birthday Barry Bostwick!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000960/



Happy Birthday Mitch Hedberg!

http://mitchhedberg.net/home/



Happy Birthday Nicky Hopkins,!

http://www.nickyhopkins.com/?page_id=5



Happy Birthday Chester Nimitz!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_W._Nimitz


Happy Birthday George Thorogood!

http://www.georgethorogood.com/


Happy Birthday ,Franz von Stuck!

http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/symbolism/Franz-Von-Stuck.html




Happy Birthday Michael Harrington!

http://www.dsausa.org/michael_harrington_remembered_dl



Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/20482/baked-tortilla-chips/


Thursday, February 23, 2017

Novel-Teas!

http://mymodernmet.com/novelteas-book-shaped-tea-tins/

Pretty neat!


(Thanks for the link, Carl!)

Too True

http://www.theonion.com/article/frustrated-russian-officials-struggling-get-any-po-55361?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing


A nuclear test?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4250098/US-nuclear-sniffer-plane-flies-Norway.html

This is worrisome....

Grand Old Pigs

http://wonkette.com/613353/louie-gohmert-officially-biggest-pussy-in-congress

http://www.salon.com/2017/02/21/deeper-and-darker-trumps-unknown-financial-connections-to-russia-may-hold-the-key-to-the-widening-scandal/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wall-street-white-house-trump_us_58ae12a8e4b05ca474a078ef

http://usuncut.com/news/white-supremacist-shoots-2-indian-americans-mistaking-arabs/



Happy National Toast Day!

Yum!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-toast-day-february-23/


Happy National Banana Bread Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/20144/banana-banana-bread/


Happy Birthday to This Land Is Your Land!

Woody Guthrie wrote this classic on this date in 1940.

http://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/This_Land.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxiMrvDbq3s

http://www.npr.org/2000/07/03/1076186/this-land-is-your-land


Happy Birthday W.E.B.Du Bois!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois



Happy Printed Book Day!

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/02/celebrating_printed_book_day_t.html



Happy National Chili Day!

Yum!

http://www.hardtimes.com/


Today is Iwo Jima Day

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima

https://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/usmc_memorial.htm



Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A good article about Harry Belafonte and his music

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/harry-belafonte-and-the-social-power-of-song?mbid=nl_TNY%20Template%20-%20With%20Photo%20(137)&CNDID=40157911&spMailingID=10486601&spUserID=MTMzMTg0NzIyMjc3S0&spJobID=1101816199&spReportId=MTEwMTgxNjE5OQS2


Grand Old Pigs

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/21/1636419/-Yes-Trump-s-Aide-Really-Did-Throw-White-Power-Sign?detail=facebook

http://www.politico.com/blogs/donald-trump-administration/2017/02/gerrit-lansing-trump-digital-chief-ousted-235268?ncid=newsltushpmgnews

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/trump-twitter-staffer-235263?ncid=newsltushpmgnews

http://www.theroot.com/conn-interracial-couple-refuses-to-remove-racial-slur-1792579073?utm_source=theroot_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2017-02-21


So it's War!

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.3991263/canadian-inventor-of-hawaiian-pizza-defends-pineapple-after-iceland-s-president-disses-fruit-topping-1.3992890

Canada VS Iceland

A banner year for blue crabs?

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/food/article/20852796/prediction-2017-will-be-a-banner-year-for-blue-crabs

Here's hoping - Yum!

Only 250 Days Until Halloween!


Happy Birthday to Kick Out The Jams! (the album)

Released on this date in 1969.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kick_Out_the_Jams




Happy World Thinking Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Thinking_Day



Happy Birthdya Jeri Ryan!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005394/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1



Happy Birthday Sheldon Leonard!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0502766/


Happy Birthday Edward Gorey!

http://www.edwardgoreyhouse.org/



Happy Birthday Dwight Frye!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0296859/


Happy Birthday Edna St. Vincent Millay!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edna_St._Vincent_Millay


Happy Birthday George Washington!

A hometown (Alexandria, VA) boy who did good.

http://www.mountvernon.org/


https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/georgewashington


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.yahoo.com/news/milo-yiannopoulos-slammed-defending-pedophilia-113103431.html

http://religionlo.com/pat-robertson-media-trump-just-staring-first-lady-can-heal-gays/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2014/02/tom-delay-former-house-majority-leader-says-god-wrote-the-constitution/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/02/21/trumps-deputy-national-security-adviser-was-once-accused-of-violating-voter-registration-laws/?utm_term=.fe19836e1e13&wpisrc=nl_politics-pm&wpmm=1


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/school-pro-diversity-posters-trump_us_58ac87b9e4b0e784faa21446?section=politics

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/01/jeff-sessions-rejects-separation-church-state/?ref_widget=popular&ref_blog=secularspectrum&ref_post=what-would-gandhi-do-about-trump



Too True

http://www.theonion.com/article/delighted-health-insurance-executives-gather-in-ou-35289?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing

Anniversary of the publishing of the Communist Manifesto in 1848.

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/



Happy Birthday to the Locomotive Engine!

On this date in 1804, The first self-propelled locomotive on rails was demonstrated in Wales.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_locomotive


Happy Birthday Erma Bombeck!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erma_Bombeck


Happy Birthday Alice Freeman Palmer!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Freeman_Palmer



Happy Birthday Mary Chapin Carpenter!

One of DC's Finest!

http://www.marychapincarpenter.com/