Sunday, July 31, 2016

True Gamesmen!

Anniversary of the Boston Coffee Party of 1777

Happy Birthday Lobo!

Happy Birthday Gary Lewis!

Happy Birthday Ted Cassidy!

Happy Birthday Marinus Willett!

A Patriot.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Donald Duck is no longer an extremist

My next career path

Interesting article on the history of the Oneida community and religion

The ghosts of Shepherdstown, WV

Not a whole lot to this, I'm afraid...

2017 Cthulhu Calendar!

Maryland RenFest is coming soon!

Anniversary of "Wild Thing" hitting #1!

In 1966.

Happy Birthday to The Modern Lovers! (album)

Released on this date in 1976.  One of my faves.

Happy Birthday Alton Brown!

Happy Birthday Smedley Butler!

Happy National Father In Law Day!

Happy International Day of Friendship!

Friday, July 29, 2016

'Undiagnosed' also means 'Not Predicted'...

Happy Birthday Patti Scialfa!

Happy Birthday William Powell!

Happy Birthday Wil Wheaton!

Happy Birthday Professor Irwin Corey

Happy Birthday Thelma Todd!

Happy Birthday Maria Ouspenskaya!

Happy National Lasagna Day!


Thursday, July 28, 2016

Happy Birthday Thomas Heyward!

A Patriot.

RIP Jerry Doyle

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

The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historian

Happy Birthday Phil Proctor!

Happy Birthday Lucy Burns!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

RIP Jack Davis

My next set of sunglases

Happy Birthday Bugs Bunny!

Debuts in 1940 in "Wild Hare"

Happy Birthday Gary Gygax!

Happy Birthday Seamus Dever!

Happy National Scotch Day!


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pokemon VS Westboro Baptist

(Thanks for the link, Nick!)

Happy Birthday Gracie Allen!

Happy Birhtday Kate Beckinsale!

Happy Birthday Nana Visitor!

Happy Bagelfest Day!

Happy Birthday Darlene Love!

Happy Birthday Mick Jagger!

Happy Birthday Carl Jung!

Happy National All Or Nothing Day!

Happy National Aunt & Uncle Day!

Monday, July 25, 2016

The Beast of Dartmoor - Solved?

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

Pretty neat.

Today is the anniversary of Dylan going electric

Happy Birthday Walter Brennan!

Happy Birthday Henry Knox!

A Patriot.

Happy National Merry Go Round Day!

Happy National Culinarians Day!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The "most advanced" computer, eh?


Optical fibers manufactured in space

Pretty neat!

Get your Slurpee delivered!

Big news for MST3000!!!

Happy Parents Day!

Happy Birthday Radio Free Oz!

Started broadcasting on this date in 1966.

Happy Birthday to Pleasant Dreams!

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

Happy Birthday Summer Glau!

Happy Birthday Ruth Buzzi!

Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart!

Happy National Parents Day!

Happy Birthday Lord Dunsany!,_18th_Baron_of_Dunsany

One of my fave writers.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Happy National Day of the Cowboy!

Star Trek Projects That Got Scrapped

Happy Birthday Castle Keep!

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

Happy Birthday Charisma Carpenter!

Happy Robert Anton Wilson Day!

Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler!

Happy National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

Happy National Hot Dog Day II!

Friday, July 22, 2016

The ultimate Kraftwerk fan?

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.

Happy Birthday to My Aim Is True!

Released on this date in 1977.

Happy National Rat Catchers Day!

Happy Birthday Dan Rowan!

Happy birthday Vaughn Bode!

Happy Birthday George Clinton!

Only 100 Days Until Halloween!

Happy Spooners Day!

The strangest wargame, ever...

(Thanks for the link, Nick!)

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Wall....

(Thanks for the link, Mike!)

Happy Birthday Kim Fowley!

Happy Birthday Garry Trudeau!

Happy Birthday Robin Williams!

Happy Birthday C. Aubrey Smith!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Rude Map of the UK

Very cool!

Happy National Hot Dog Day!


Happy Anniversary to The Bowman Body!

A local ghost host.  He first appeared on this date in 1970.

Happy Birthday to "Do Anything You Wanna Do"!

The 45 was released on this date in 1977.  One of my all-time fave songs.

Happy Birthday John Lodge!

Happy Birthday Diana Rigg!

Happy Moon Day!

Happy National Lollipop Day!


Happy National Fortune Cookie Day!


Happy International Chess Day!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The mad scientists of vinyl manufacturers

Pretty neat!

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Full Buck Moon Tonight

Anniversary of UFO's over DC

In 1952.,_D.C._UFO_incident

Happy Birthday Benedict Cumberbatch!

Happy Birthday Jacob Bayley!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday John Martin!

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

Monday, July 18, 2016

Happy Birthday to Aliens!

Premiered on this date in 1986.

Happy Birthday Screamin' Jay Hawkins!

Happy Birthday hunter Thompson!

Happy Birthday Red Skelton!

Don't accept rides from assholes day

Happy Birthday to The Soft Parade!

Released on this date in 1969.  One of my fave albums.

Happy Birthday Burt Kwouk!

Happy Birthday Dion DiMucci !

Happy Birthday Martha Reeves !

Happy Birthday Hans Conrad Leipelt!

A REAL hero in the anti-nazi movement, as opposed to the usual prussians touted by the media and elitist historians.

Happy Birthday John Glenn

Happy Nelson Mandela Day!

Happy National Caviar Day!


Today is the anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves

Another step towards Revolution.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

RIP Alan Vega

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Happy Sundae Sunday!


Happy Birthday Yellow Submarine!

Premiered on this date in 1968.

Happy Birthday Vince Guaraldi!

Happy Birthday James Cagney!

Happy Wrong Way Corrigan Day!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The vampires of Connecticut

If I remember correctly, there are reports of this belief system surviving in rural Rhode Island well into the Victorian era.

Smells Like Teen Spirit via floppy disc


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy National Cherry Day! (in Britain)


Happy Birthday DC!

Founded on this date in 1790.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Queen Wilhelmina - meth head

Reading While Black

To Go, Please....

(Thanks for the story, Edmund!)

Remember kids - practice safe sex

Happy Birthday Ian Curtis!

Happy Birthday Roky Erickson!

Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt!

Happy National Gummi Worm Day!


Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Day We Almost Lost Monty Python

That was too close...

Happy Birthday Woody Guthrie!

Happy National Grand Marnier Day!


Happy National Hot Dog Day!


Happy Bastille Day!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Happy Birthday Cheech!

Happy Birthday Roger McGuinn!

Happy Birthday John Parker!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Patrick Stewart!

Happy Birthday John Dee!

Happy National french Fries Day!


Happy National Beans & Franks Day!


Happy Embrace Your Geekness Day!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Halloween as a Federal holiday

I know this won't happen.  But I wish it would.

Jesus Is My Co-Pilot

Happy Birthday Alexandria!

My hometown, founded on this date in 1752.

Happy Birthday Malala Yousafzai!

A True Heroine!

Happy Birthday Christine McVie!

Happy Birthday Bucky Fuller!

Today is Disability Awareness Day!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Patrick Stewart - Cowboy Singer


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday Creature Feature! (the Internet version)

Premiered on the web on this date in 1998.

Happy Birthday Bonnie Pointer!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Anniversary fo the beginning of the Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925.

Nothing has changed....

Anniversary of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

France's only military victory in the 20th century.....

Happy Birthday Arlo!

Happy Birthday Ron Glass!

Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla!

Happy Teddy Bear Picnic Day!'s-Picnic-Day

Saturday, July 09, 2016

The Return of Punkin Chunkin!

Anniversary of Rock Around The Clock hitting #1!

In 1955.

Happy Birthday Lee Hazlewood!

Happy Birthday Richard Roundtree!

Happy National Sugar Cookie Day!


Friday, July 08, 2016

An excellent article about Tom Lehrer

A site devoted to foreign rip-offs of Western movies

This stuff is fantastic!

Happy Birthday Radio Free Europe! (the single)

Released on this date in 1981.

Happy Birthday Marty Feldman!

Happy Birthday Eugene Pallette!

A great character actor.

Happy Heritage Day!

Anniversary of the start of Kett's Rebellion

Thursday, July 07, 2016

I must own this...

Happy Birthday Good Eats!

Premiered on this date in 1999.

Happy Birthday to We're No Angels!

Premiered on this date in 1955.

Happy Birthday Ringo!

Happy Build A Scarecrow Day!

Happy National Macaroni Day!


Happy National Strawberry Sundae Day!


Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Happy Birthday to The Jefferson Airplane!

Formed on this date in 1965.

Happy Birthday to the B-52's! (The album)

Released on this date in 1979.

Happy Birthday to A Hard Day's Night!

Premiered on this date in 1964.

Anniversary of when Lennon met McCartney!

Happy Birthday Joshua Barney!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Jennifer Saunders!

Happy Birthday Pat Paulsen!

Happy Birthday Bill Haley!

Happy Birthday John Paul Jones!

Another Great Patriot.

Happy Birthday Daniel Morgan!

A Patriot.  One of the Best.

Happy National Fried Chicken Day!


Happy International Kissing Day!

Anniversary of the Declaration of the Causes and Necessities of Taking Up Arms

In 1775.  Another step towards Revolution

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Hauntings in Sheperdstown, WV?

Pretty thin information, here.  Sounds like an ad for yet another TV show where people scream every time the cameraman bumps into something.  I've been to the town several times, it's a nice place, and hardly matches up to the 'most haunted' title.

The threat of global warming

The first trailer for 8 Days A Week film

Happy Birthday to Earth VS The Flying Saucers!

I'm not quite sure as to the exact date of the premier, but believe that July 5th is pretty close.

Happy Birthday Bill Watterson!

Happy Birthday Clara Zitkin!

Monday, July 04, 2016

RIP Noel Neill

Happy Birthday Rube Goldberg!

Happy National Caesar Salad Day!


Happy Indivisible Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Sunday, July 03, 2016

Neat royal epithets

Happy Birthday Judith Durham!

Happy National Build A Scarecrow Day!

Anniversary of the death of Jim Morrison

Happy Eat Your Beans Day!

Happy National Fried Clams Day!


Happy Dog Days!

Saturday, July 02, 2016

An interesting article about the first (lost) Marx Brothers movie

Happy International Day of Cooperatives

Happy Birthday Airplane!

Premiered on this date in 1980.

Happy Birthday Shaft! (the film)

Premiered on this date in 1971


Happy Birthday Plan 9 From Outer Space!

Premiered on this date in 1959.  Essential viewing!

Happy Birthday Stephen Stucker!

Happy Birthday Paul Williams!

Happy Birthday Roy Bittan!

Happy Birthday Hermann Hesse!

Friday, July 01, 2016

The Toilet Seat Museum


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

A Guide To Occult London

Happy National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day!


Happy Birthday Isaac Sears!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Dan Aykroyd!

Happy Birthday Fred Schneider!

Happy Birthday Debbie Harry!

Happy International Reggae Day!