Weirdness

Thursday, December 08, 2016

A nice article about the song Fairytale of New York

http://theweek.com/articles/595104/fairytale-new-york-how-soused-irish-punk-band-created-greatest-christmas-song-all-time


Today in the anniversary of the murder of John Lennon

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



Happy Birthday Jim Morrison!

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



Happy Birthday Sinead O'Connor!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sin%C3%A9ad_O'Connor



Happy Birthday Jerry Butler!

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


Happy Birthday Flip Wilson!

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


Happy Birthday Mario Savio!

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


Happy Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/pretend-to-be-a-time-traveler-day/


Happy National Brownie Day!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-brownie-day-december-8/


Yum!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Happy Birthday Noam Chomsky!

https://chomsky.info/


Happy Birthday Vlad Tepes!

Mr. Excitement!

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


Happy Birthday Harry Chapin!

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


Happy Birthday Tom Waits!

http://www.tomwaits.com/



Happy Birthday Allan B. Calhamer!

Inventor of one of the greatest games of all time - Diplomacy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allan_B._Calhamer


Happy Birthday Eli Wallach!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0908919/


Happy Letter Writing Day!

http://thedaysoftheyear.com/celebrate-letter-writing-day/


Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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



Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Cancel my appointments...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4002130/Will-world-END-month-Computer-programmer-claims-Jesus-return-destroy-planet-latest-bizarre-claim.html



The Return of the Pet Rock!

http://www.gq.com/story/nordstrom-rock-holiday-gift

http://www.today.com/money/nordstrom-selling-rock-leather-pouch-85-t105642



I love it when someone finds a way to detach the stupid and rich from their money.

Happy Birthday Turn, Turn, Turn! (the album)

Released on this date in 1965.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turn!_Turn!_Turn!_(album)



Happy Birthday Rudolph! (the tv movie)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058536/


Premiered on this date in 1964.

Happy Birthday David Ossman!

http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?member=Ossman



Happy Birthday Wally Cox!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0185281/


Happy National Gazpacho Day!

https://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/national-gazpacho-day



Happy National Miners Day!

http://arlweb.msha.gov/minersday/social-media-suggestions.asp


Monday, December 05, 2016

Happy Birthday Amy Acker!

http://amyacker.com/



Happy Birthday Alvy Moore!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0600886/


Happy Birthday Little Richard!

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



Happy Ninja Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/ninja-day/



Happy Repeal Day!

http://www.repealday.org/



Happy Tree Dressing Day!

https://www.commonground.org.uk/tree-dressing-day/


Happy World Soil Day!

http://www.un.org/en/events/soilday/



Sunday, December 04, 2016

Happy Birthday Southside Johnny!

http://www.southsidejohnny.com/


Anniversary of Washington's Farewell to his officers

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/washington-bids-farewell-to-his-officers


Happy National Cookie Day!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-cookie-day-december-4/


Happy National Dice Day!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-dice-day-december-4/


http://www.chessex.com/


Happy World Wildlife Conservation Day!

http://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/wildlife-conservation-day


Saturday, December 03, 2016

NORAD prepares to track Santa

http://www.noradsanta.org/

A Holiday Tradition.


RIP Andrew Sachs

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/02/504148826/andrew-sachs-who-played-beloved-waiter-manuel-on-fawlty-towers-dies?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202803


Happy Birthday Ozzy Osbourne!

http://www.ozzy.com/



Happy Birthday Samuel Blachley Webb!

A Patriot!


http://wethersfieldhistory.org/articles-from-the-community/the_revolutionary_life_of_samuel_blachley_webb/


Happy National Apple Pie Day!

http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/apple-pie-recipe

Yum!

Happy 3D Printing Day!

http://www.national-awareness-days.com/national-awareness-days-blog/3d-printing-day/



Happy Make A Gift Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/make-a-gift-day/


Happy Roof Over Your Head Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/roof-over-your-head-day/



Today is International Day of Persons With Disabilities

http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/


Friday, December 02, 2016

See Young Frankenstein hosted by Count Gore De Vol!

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



A nice interview with Christine Lavin

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/583fb399e4b0cf3f64558711?timestamp=1480648695820

One of my fave singer-songwriters.

Happy Birthday Jonathan Frid!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0294847/



Happy National Mutt Day!

http://www.nationalmuttday.com/



Today is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery,

http://www.un.org/en/events/slaveryabolitionday/