Weirdness

Friday, February 12, 2016

Bedrock!

http://www.wimp.com/arizonatown/?utm_source=facebook.com/

Neat-O!

Happy Birthday Dracula! (the film)

Premiered on this date in 1931.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021814/



Happy Birthday Ray Manzarek!


http://raymanzarek.com/



Happy Darwin Day!


http://darwinday.org/


Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln!


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


Happy Pully-Lug Day!


http://nq.oxfordjournals.org/content/s5-X/248/249-a.extract



Thursday, February 11, 2016

Can't we build mindless robots any better than this?

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2016/02/11/cracking-under-pressure-marco-rubios-molar-gets-a-campaign-trail-fix/?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003


Coca Cola Commie Connection!


http://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/clear-coke?iid=ob_homepage_deskrecommended_pool&iref=obnetwork


(Thanks for the link, Chris!)

Winner of the Oldest Rape award


http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/smithsonian-employee-accused-of-raping-2500-year-old-mummy/




50th Anniversary Woodstock Festival?


http://nysmusic.com/2016/02/10/breaking-news-50th-anniversary-woodstock-festival-being-planned/


I would tend to be both pessimistic and cynical about this whole thing....

Springsteen autobiography is on the way

http://brucespringsteen.net/?p=10053


Happy Birthday Sheryl Crow!


http://www.sherylcrow.com/



Happy Birthday Tina Louise!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001481/



Happy Birthday ,Leslie Nielsen!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000558/


Happy Birthday Bobby "Boris" Pickett!


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

Creator of the Monster Mash, the National Anthem of Halloween!

Happy Birthday Gene Vincent!


http://www.rockabillyhall.com/GeneVincent.html


Anniversary of the Massachusetts Circular Letter of 1768


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

An important step towards the Revolution.

Happy Birthday Thomas Edison!


http://www.thomasedison.com/


Happy National Inventors Day!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inventors%27_Day


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A little article on the historical origins of Jack'O Lanterns

http://www.strangehistory.net/2016/02/11/bogey-lanterns/


Deliciously Creepy! Doll Factory Photos

http://mashable.com/2016/02/10/doll-factories/#7LA9KMfe5kqz

This is like something out of  H.R. Giger nightmare!


(Thanks for the link and title, Mathew!)

Windows 95BC

https://news.yahoo.com/is-this-ancient-greek-laptop-proof-that-time-083225287.html


Happy Birthday to Tapestry! (the album)

Released on this date in 1971.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapestry_(album)



Happy Birthday Alan Hale, Sr.!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002118/



Happy Birthday Jimmy Durante!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002051/



Happy Birthday Bertolt Brecht!


http://www.britannica.com/biography/Bertolt-Brecht



Happy Birthday Lon Chaney, Jr.!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001033/



Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A nice article on Paul Kantner


http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/remembering-paul-kantner-jefferson-airplane-founder-with-mad-epic-ideas-20160209?page=3


An electric plane?

http://futurism.com/elon-musk-looking-electric-powered-air-travel/



Happy National Pizza Day!

http://crozetpizza.com/




Anniversary of the Beatles appearing on Ed Sullivan in 1964.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It3Cctk6BRs


The World changed....

Happy Birthday Wizards!

Premiered on this date in 1977.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076929/


Happy Birthday Frank Frazetta!


http://frankfrazetta.net/


The Master of Sword & Sorcery illustration.

Happy Birthday Barbara Lewis!


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

Another fave singer of mine.

Happy Birthday Ronald Colman!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0172903/



Happy Birthday Carole King!


http://www.caroleking.com/

One of my faves.

Happy National Bagel & Lox Day!

Yum!

http://www.bodosbagels.com/


Monday, February 08, 2016

Fasnacht in West Virginia


http://mashable.com/2016/02/07/fasnacht-west-virginia/#7LA9KMfe5kqz

I have never heard of this festival before ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swabian-Alemannic_Fastnacht ).  Nor have I heard of any Swiss community is West Virginia that is apparently the source for it here.  

RIP Rocky Rococo


http://www.channel3000.com/news/man-known-as-rocky-rococo-dies/37879306

The pizza chain took its name from a famous character of the comedy troupe, the Firesign Theatre.

Happy Lunar New Year!

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


Happy Birthday Ethan Phillips!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0680392/


Happy Birthday Seth Green!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001293/


Happy Birthday England Dan Seals!


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


Happy Birthday Jules Verne!


http://www.britannica.com/biography/Jules-Verne


Sunday, February 07, 2016

Happy Birthday Gloria Talbott!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847993/


Saturday, February 06, 2016

RIP Dan Hicks

http://www.danhicks.net/



For True Gamesmen!


http://tmauthority.org/2016/02/for-the-gamer-who-has-everything/

Neat-O!


(Thanks for the link, Nick!)

Take a stroll inside a Dali painting

http://www.openculture.com/2016/02/walk-inside-a-salvador-dali-surrealist-painting-with-this-360o-virtual-reality-video.html

Pretty neat!

(Thanks for the link, Hannah!)

Happy Birthday Lost Skeleton of Cadvra!

Premiered on this date in 2001.  Great film.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0307109/


Happy Birthday Greta Valenti!


http://www.wellhungheart.com/

One of my fave contemporary rock performers.


Happy Birthday Bob Marley!


http://www.bobmarley.com/


Happy Birthday Patrick MacNee!


http://www.patrickmacnee.com/


Happy Birthday Adam Weishaupt!


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


Happy Birthday Robert La Follette Jr!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_M._La_Follette_Jr.