Weirdness

Friday, July 01, 2016

The Toilet Seat Museum

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/6166?utm_source=sightings&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=v12n05



Whoops!

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-finding-dory-sausage-party-concord-theater-20160630-snap-story.html


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

A Guide To Occult London

http://www.historytoday.com/interactive/guide-occult-london



Happy National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-creative-ice-cream-flavors-day-july-1/

Yum!

Happy Birthday Isaac Sears!

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


A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Dan Aykroyd!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000101/


Happy Birthday Fred Schneider!


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


Happy Birthday Debbie Harry!

http://www.deborahharry.com/


Happy International Reggae Day!


http://ireggaeday.com/


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Today is the anniversary of the Tunguska event


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


Happy Birthday to Light's Out (the TV show)

Premiered on this date in 1946.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041037/


Happy Birthday Flo Ballard!


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


Happy Birthday NOW!


http://now.org/


Happy National Meteor Watch Day!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-meteor-watch-day-june-30/


Happy Go For A Stroll Downtown Day!


http://www.visitalexandriava.com/old-town-alexandria/


Happy National Ice Cream Soda Day!

Yum!


http://justinesicecreamparlor.com/


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Some monsters in Pennsylvania


http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2016/06/exploring-american-monsters-pennsylvania/


RIP Scotty Moore

http://www.udiscovermusic.com/scotty-moore-r-i-p



Happy Birthday Oriana Fallaci!


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



Happy Birthday Ray Harryhausen!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0366063/



Happy National Hug Day!


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

RIP Bud Spencer


http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20160627/arts-entertainment/actor-bud-spencer-dies.617022



10 Writers' Retreats For Dark Authors

http://www.darklinks.com/2016/05/10-best-writers-retreats-for-dark.html


Neat-O!

Bob Dylan on Pacifica Radio in 1962 now available


http://www.pacificaradioarchives.org/


Roman 'terror weapon'


http://www.livescience.com/55050-whistling-sling-bullets-from-roman-battle-found.html



Forget about bulls in Spain - DC has got the Running of the Interns!


http://www.cbsnews.com/news/supreme-court-running-of-the-interns-2016/



Jennifer Saunders writes about the new Ab Fab film

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/jennifer-saunders-ab-fab-diary-boozing-with-kate-moss-being-snub/


Happy Birthday to Where The Action Is!


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


One of my faves.  premiered on this date in 1965.

Happy Birthday Gilda Radner!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0705717/


Happy Birthday Mel Brooks!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000316/


Happy Paul Bunyan Day!


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


Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots


http://www.civilrights.org/archives/2009/06/449-stonewall.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/



Monday, June 27, 2016

The cutest lil' Cthulhu you're going to see today

http://www.squishable.com/pc/mini_squish_cthulhu_7//Mini+Squishable+Cthulhu


Nice article about Tombstone's Pteradactyle/Thunderbird


http://www.truewestmagazine.com/tombstones-flying-monster/


This search/story has been buzzing around Fortean circles for at least twenty years, now.

The decline of fireflies


http://www.treehugger.com/animals/whats-happening-fireflies.html

Sad...

LSD experiments behind the iron curtain


http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-early-state-sanctioned-lsd-experiments-in-communist-bulgaria?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20160527&bt_email=worj@comcast.net&bt_ts=1464357751015

Interesting stuff.  


(Thanks for the link, Bill!)

Happy Birthday to The Fruita Vampire!

First appeared on this date in 2010.
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/woman-says-vampire-in-road-caused-crash



Happy Birthday Dark Shadows!

Premiered on this date in 1966!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059978/



Happy Smokey The Bear Day!


https://smokeybear.com/en/smokeys-history?decade=1940


Happy Birthday Helen Keller!


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


Happy Birthday Bob Keeshan!


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


Happy Flash Fiction Day!

Management Scrum notes for 6/27/2016


Sunday, June 26, 2016

So we can watch videos of everyone's cats even faster!

http://futurism.com/ibm-will-have-a-200-petaflop-supercomputer-ready-by-2018/

Think of how many Nigerian emails I'll be able to receive!  Thank you, technology!

Happy Birthday Colin Wilson!


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


Happy Birthday Peter Lorre!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000048/

Today is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture


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



Saturday, June 25, 2016

Anniversary of the Beatles' satellite broadcast on 1967


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfj1bu_the-beatles-all-you-need-is-love-live-on-stage-agy_music




Happy Birthday to The Omen!

Premiered on this date in 1976.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075005/



Happy Birthday Tony Bourdain!


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


Happy Birthday Carly Simon!


http://www.carlysimon.com/


Anniversary of Virginia Ratifying the Constitution


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


Anniversary of Virginia's Ratification of the Constitution in 1788

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



Anniversary of Virginia's Ratification of the Constitution in 1788

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