Sunday, November 23, 2014

Happy Sabbath of the Undead!

At least according to Hammer films...

Happy Birthday William Moultrie!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Boris Karloff!

Happy Birthday Harpo!

Happy National Cashew Day!


Saturday, November 22, 2014

RIP Jimmy Ruffin

A nice article about Bear Family Records
THE King of reissue labels.  Really fantastic.  Just got their Chuck Berry box set and it's wonderful.

A nice recounting of the Devil's Footprints mystery

A mainstay of Fortean literature.

A nice article about the Bookplate Bookstore
A wonderful shop, Tom is an old workmate of mine and I highly recommend his place to anyone heading out to the Eastern Shore.

The Villains of Batman!

Fun stuff!

Anice article about Shemp

Happy Birthday to the Phil Spector Christmas Album!

Released on this date in 1963.  A Classic.

Happy Birthday to The White Album!

Released on this date in 1968.

Happy Birthday Staughton Lynd!

Happy Birthday Terry Gilliam!

Happy Birthday Steve Van Zandt!

One of my faves. 

Happy National Cashew Day!


Friday, November 21, 2014

A newly translated Egyptian grimoire

Happy Birthday to Shadow of the Thin Man!

Premiered on this date in 1941.

Happy Birthday to The Thin Man Goes Home!

Premiered on this date in 1944.

Happy Birthday Frankenstein! (the movie)

Premiered on this date in 1931.

Happy Birthday Ingrid Pitt!

Happy Birthday Josiah Bartlett!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Joseph Plumb Martin!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Voltaire!

Today is the beginning of the month of Frimaire in the French revolutionary calendar

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Simpsons in real life

Very cool!

The Poo Bus

DC alone could power the entire hemisphere's fleet....

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

A nice article about Witch Wreaths

Still Dead!

General Franco died on this date in 1975.

Happy Birthday Dick Smothers!

Happy National Beaujolais Day!


Happy Absurditiy Day!

Happy Universal Children's Day!

Happy World Philosophy Day!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Anniversary of the murder of Joe Hill

Happy Birthday George Rogers Clark!

A Patriot.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Happy Birthday Christmas Story!

Premiered on this date in 1983.

Happy Birthday Graham Parker!

Happy birthday Imogene Coca!

Happy Birthday Sojourner Truth!

(This date is believed to be her Birthday)

Happy Occult Day!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Holiday Cards for the rest of us...

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday to Another Thin Man!

Premiered on this date in 1939.

Real-life Sweeney Todd

The Slovene Unicorn

Photos from the Siberian Mystery Crater

The man who hears colors

Cramming For An Exam
I've waited my whole life to be able to use that title/pun.

Jesus Arrested For Ice Skating

Happy Birthday to the Star Wars Holiday Special!

Premiered and ONLY shown on this date in 1978.  Perhaps the worst TV special of all time.  A Classic!

Happy Birthday to Duck Soup!

One of my all-time favorite movies.  Premiered on this date in 1933.  Pure Genius.

Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot!

Happy Birthday Peter Cook!

Happy Take A Hike Day!

Happy Homemade Bread Day!