Weirdness

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Happy Birthday Thomas Heyward!

A Patriot.

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


RIP Jerry Doyle


http://www.tmz.com/2016/07/28/jerry-doyle-babylon-5-dead/


Very sad. Played one of my fave characters on Babylon 5.

The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historian

http://patch.com/district-columbia/washingtondc/smithsonian-hiring-beer-historian-yes-really


Happy Birthday Phil Proctor!


http://planetproctor.com/index2.html



Happy Birthday Lucy Burns!


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



Wednesday, July 27, 2016

RIP Jack Davis

http://www.newsfromme.com/2016/07/27/jack-davis-r-p/



My next set of sunglases

https://steampunketernity.com/collections/steampunk-sunglasses


Happy Birthday Bugs Bunny!

Debuts in 1940 in "Wild Hare"



http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0000574/


Happy Birthday Gary Gygax!


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



Happy Birthday Seamus Dever!


http://seamusdever.com/



Happy National Scotch Day!

Yum!

http://www.liquor.com/spirit/scotch/#gs.VMlb9ao



Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pokemon VS Westboro Baptist

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/7/12/1547498/-Anti-LGBT-Westboro-Baptist-Church-Finds-Itself-Taken-Over-In-Epic-Pokemon-Battle-Seriously



(Thanks for the link, Nick!)

Happy Birthday Gracie Allen!

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


Happy Birhtday Kate Beckinsale!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000295/



Happy Birthday Nana Visitor!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000684/




Happy Bagelfest Day!


https://www.bagelsforever.com/


Happy Birthday Darlene Love!


http://darleneloveworld.com/



Happy Birthday Mick Jagger!


http://www.mickjagger.com/



Happy Birthday Carl Jung!


http://www.biography.com/people/carl-jung-9359134



Happy National All Or Nothing Day!


https://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/all-or-nothing-day



Happy National Aunt & Uncle Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-aunt-and-uncles-day-july-26/



Monday, July 25, 2016

The Beast of Dartmoor - Solved?


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/21/beast-of-bodmin-mystery-solved-as-dartmoor-zoo-released-pumas-in/


Sounds like it!  These stories have been rattling around in Fortean circles for decades.

A map of the ancient megaliths of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Cornwall

http://www.megalithic.co.uk/asb_mapsquare.php


Pretty neat.

Today is the anniversary of Dylan going electric


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



Happy Birthday Walter Brennan!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000974/



Happy Birthday Henry Knox!


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


A Patriot.

Happy National Merry Go Round Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-merry-go-round-day-july-25/


Happy National Culinarians Day!


http://www.cute-calendar.com/event/culinarians-day/15874.html


Sunday, July 24, 2016

The "most advanced" computer, eh?


http://futurism.com/ibms-watson-artificial-intelligence-system-now-works-at-macys/


Yawn.....

Optical fibers manufactured in space


http://futurism.com/to-boost-internet-speeds-were-making-optical-fibers-in-space/

Pretty neat!

Get your Slurpee delivered!


http://futurism.com/flying-donuts-7-eleven-just-completed-the-first-commercial-drone-delivery/


Big news for MST3000!!!

http://www.avclub.com/article/mystery-science-theater-3000-announces-netflix-deb-240027?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=feeds


Happy Parents Day!


http://www.parentsday.com/



Happy Birthday Radio Free Oz!

Started broadcasting on this date in 1966.

http://rfo.chromiumswitch.org/



Happy Birthday to Pleasant Dreams!

Released on this date in 1981.  A great rock album.

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



Happy Birthday Summer Glau!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1132359/


Happy Birthday Ruth Buzzi!


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



Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart!


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


Happy National Parents Day!


http://www.parentsday.com/


Happy Birthday Lord Dunsany!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Plunkett,_18th_Baron_of_Dunsany

One of my fave writers.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Happy National Day of the Cowboy!


http://nationaldayofthecowboy.com/wordpress/



Star Trek Projects That Got Scrapped

http://www.goliath.com/movies/12-star-trek-projects-you-didnt-know-were-scrapped/



Happy Birthday Castle Keep!

Premiered on this date in 1969.  The weirdest war movie that I've ever seen.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064137/



Happy Birthday Charisma Carpenter!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004806/



Happy Robert Anton Wilson Day!


http://obsoletemag.blogspot.com/2012/07/july-23rd-is-robert-anton-wilson-day.html



Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler!


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


Happy National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!


http://www.hopkinsfarmcreamery.com/


Happy National Hot Dog Day II!


http://www.pennlive.com/food/index.ssf/2016/07/national_hot_dog_day_1.html


Friday, July 22, 2016

The ultimate Kraftwerk fan?


http://www.6am-group.com/a-man-in-florida-changed-his-name-to-kraftwerk

I'm hoping for a fan of the old punk band, the Snivelling Shits to get inspired...

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday to The Daily Show!

Premiered on this date in 1996.

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



Happy Birthday to My Aim Is True!

Released on this date in 1977.

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



Happy National Rat Catchers Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-rat-catchers-day-july-22/



Happy Birthday Dan Rowan!


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



Happy birthday Vaughn Bode!


http://www.markbode.com/site/vaughnbode.html


Happy Birthday George Clinton!


http://georgeclinton.com/


Only 100 Days Until Halloween!


Happy Spooners Day!


http://keepincalendar.com/July-22/Spooners%20(Spoonerism)%20Day/662


The strangest wargame, ever...

http://www.wargamevault.com/product/108118/Eat-Hitler--The-Nazi-Taste-Treat?hot60=0&src=hottest_filtered

(Thanks for the link, Nick!)