Tuesday, January 31, 2017


The mills of the gods grind slowly but exceedingly fine...

The return of the Fellowship

The early days of cyber security

(Thanks for the link, John!)

The cutting edge of New Age healing

Happy Birthday John Lydon!

Happy Birthday John Agar!

Happy Birthday Suzanne Pleshette!

Happy Birthday Percy Helton!

You don't know his name, but you've seen him in dozens of TV shows and movies.

Happy Birthday Alan Lomax!

Happy national Brandy Alexander Day!


Happy National Hot Chocolate Day!


Happy National Popcorn Day!

Monday, January 30, 2017

My next t-shirt

Russian Cheeto

GOP news



Anniversary of the last Beatles live performance in 1969.'_rooftop_concert

Happy Birthday Tapestry!

Released on this date in 1971.

Happy Birthday Steve Marriott!

Happy Birthday Dick Martin!

Happy Birthday Marty Balin!

Happy Birthday Saul Alinsky!

Happy Calves Head Day!

Happy National Croissant Day!


Happy Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

My next sticker for the car window

Happy National Seed Swap Day!

Happy Birthday to The Raven!

Published on this date in 1845.

Happy Birthday to The Muppet Show!

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

Happy Birthday Dr. Strangelove!

Premiered on this date in 1964.

Happy Freethinkers Day!

Happy National Corn Chip Day!


Happy Birthday Andrew Loog Oldham!

Happy Birthday Harriet Tubman!

Some believe this to be her birth date.

Happy Birthday W.C. Fields!

Happy Birthday Light Horse Harry Lee!

Happy Birthday Thomas Paine!

One of my heroes.  One of the 'Essential Men' of the Revolution.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Museum of Linguistics coming to DC?

More resources for the future

More Resources:

Manitou Springs Fruitcake Toss!

Happy Birthday Elijah Wood!

Happy Birthday Sarah McLachlan!

Happy National Kazoo Day!

Happy Chinese New Year!

Friday, January 27, 2017

New and damning information about the murder of Emmett Till

Russian Cheeto

A nice article on body snatching and resurrection men

The Demon Truck of Ellicott City, MD


 "Just hit the love Jesus button often enough and the rubes will believe you."

Happy Thomas Crapper Day!

Happy Birthday Lewis Carroll!

Today is International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Thursday, January 26, 2017

2016 UFO Sightings in Virginia

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Happy Birthday Babylon 5!

Premiered on this date in 1994.

Happy Birthday Paul Newman!

Happy National Pistachio Day!


Happy Spouse's Day!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

RIP Mary Tyler Moore


In Oklahoma, of course....

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Happy Birthday Blair Witch Project!

Premiered on this date in 1999.

Happy Birthday MASH! (the film)

Premiered on this date in 1970.

Happy Birthday Dick Tuck!

Happy National Irish Coffee Day!


Anniversary fo the Battle of Mengo in 1892

In which Catholic and Anglican missionaries went to war with each other to see who got to 'enlighten' Ugandan natives.  I believe this saw the first use of modern machine guns by whites against other whites.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

More on Russian Cheeto

Tee hee!

The latest edition of Tom Tomorrow

A nice article about Phil Ochs and why he is needed now more than ever

Fascinating that this should appear in the Post, it's almost liberal!  (Which the Post is not, despite the reactionary propaganda you always get.)

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Throwing an election reaps nice rewards

There'll be a little something extra in your pay envelope, Jimbo.

Hellboy 3 film looks like it's starting up

Happy Birthday Ray Stevens!

Happy Birthday Klaus Nomi!

Happy Birthday John Belushi!

Happy Birthday Warren Zevon!

Happy Birthday Benjamin Lincoln!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Neil Diamond!

Happy Birthday Stephanie Romanov!

Happy National Beer Can Appreciation Day!

Happy Eskimo Pie Patent Day!

Happy Paul Pitcher Day!

Monday, January 23, 2017

GOP Science!


Happy Birthday Dean Anderson!

Happy Birthday Danny Federici!

Happy Birthday Joseph Hewes!

A Patriot.

Happy National Pie Day!


National Handwriting Day!

Happy National Reading Day!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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The story of "The Crypts" of Pohick

This was a BIG 'legend tripping' destination in NoVa, back in the day.

The story about nazi German's submarine missiles

WWII era junk left in Greenland

The Sino-Japanese War is redefined
Actually, I neither find this sinister, nor unrealistic, nor particularly original.  This has been a long-held belief among more than one American military historian for many years.  I happen to agree with it myself.  Why the province of Manchuria should be regarded as being in another space/time makes no sense to me.

Women Spies of WWII

There is some fascinating material here, both for books and film.

Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in 1905

Happy Birthday Linda Blair!

Happy Birthday Sam Cooke!

Happy Birthday Antonio Gramsci!

Happy Birthday Robert E. Howard!

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The new world....

Some reference points for the future:

Happy Birthday Alferd Packer!

Happy Birthday Wolfman Jack!

Happy Birthday Edwin Starr!

Happy Birthday Richie Havens!

Happy Birthday Roger Baldwin!

Happy Birthday Ethan Allen!

Happy National Hugging Day!

Happy National New England Clam Chowder Day!


Friday, January 20, 2017

Anniversary of the release of Meet The Beatles in 1964!

Happy Birthday Arte Johnson!

Happy Birthday Leadbelly!

Happy Birthday Robert Morris!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday DeForest Kelley!

Happy Birthday George Burns!

Beginning of month of Pluviose in French revolutionary calendar

Anniversary of the publishing of Paine's 'The Crisis' pamphlet

In 1776.

Anniversary of the Fincastle Resolutions

In 1775, another stop towards the Revolution.

Happy National Cheese Lovers Day!


Thursday, January 19, 2017

My next favorite TV show

Zamir & Nari!!!

CIA files on UFO's and Project Stargate to become more available to public

(Thanks for the link, Moana!)

Anniversary of the Battle of Golden Hill in 1770

"First Blood" of the American Revolution.

Happy Birthday Richard Lester!

Happy Birthday Dewey Bunnell !

Happy Birthday Phil Everly!

Happy National Popcorn Day!


Happy Birthday Janis Joplin!

Happy Birthday Lysander Spooner!

Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Stanic Feminists of Bohemian Paris

Fascinating little history.

Spend the night with Bruce Campbell in a haunted house!

Fun stuff!

Happy Birthday David Ruffin!

Happy Birthday Cary Grant!

Happy Birthday Robert Anton Wilson!

Happy Thesaurus Day!

Happy National Peking Duck Day!


Happy Pooh Day!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Interesting article about the obsolescence with computerized appliances

Happy Birthday Hugh Mercer!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Jim Carrey!

Happy National Hot Buttered Rum Day!


Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin!

Happy Kid Inventors Day!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Bioluminescence and the Cold war

Russian Spy, Assassin, Defector, Parapsychologist

Fascinating life

Today is Blue Monday

Happy Birthday Shadow Chasers!

Premiered on this date in 1986.

Happy Birthday Eleanor Marx!

Happy Birthday John Carpenter!

Happy Appreciate A Dragon Day!

Happy National Fig Newton Day!


Happy International Hot & Spicy Food Day!


Happy Religious Freedom Day!

Happy Book Publishers Day!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

NecronomiCon coming in August!

Happy Birthday Vanishing Point!

Premiered on this date in 1971.

Happy Birthday Pierre-Joseph Proudhon!

Happy Birthday Chuck Berry!

Happy Birthday Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Happy National Strawberry Ice Cream Day!


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Happy Birthday Murray Bookchin!

Happy Birthday William Whipple!

A Patriot.

Happy Mallard Day!

All Souls College in Oxford celebrates the discovery of a large mallard found in a drain while digging the foundations of the college in 1437.

Happy Ratification Day!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Rube Goldberg Meets Pool!

Fun stuff!

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Uber for funerals!

(Thanks for the link, John!)

Flight 666 to Hel on Friday the 13th

What could go wrong?

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday Jinx Dawson!

Happy Birthday Clark Ashton Smith!

Happy Make Your Dreams Come True Day!

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Hieronymus Bosch Figurines!

Happy Birthday Hullabaloo !

Premiered on this date in 1965.

Happy Birthday John Hancock!

Happy National Curried Chicken Day!


Happy Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A ncie article on 3D Chess

nazi boots at - and the reviews

(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday George Zucco!

Happy Birthday Alice Paul!

Happy Birthday Marc Blucas!

Happy Birthday Clarence Clemons!

Happy Birthday Alexander Hamilton!

Happy Burning the Clavie Day!

Happy National Hot Toddy Day!


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The strongest material on earth?

I confess to being surprised that this work wasn't classified.  One would think that some of the first and greatest applications would be in aerospace development with the military first in line.

Save The Eagles Day

Happy National Oysters Rockefeller Day!


Happy Birthday Metropolis!

Premiered on this date in 1927.

Happy Birthday Francisco Ferrer!

Anniversary of the publishing of Common Sense

Happy Birthday John Cadwalader!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Pat Benatar!

Happy Birthday Rod Stewart!

Happy Birthday Jim Croce!

Happy Peculiar People Day!

Monday, January 09, 2017

Anti-fascist reading list

Learn about them now, aa you're going to experience them later.

Happy Birthday David Johansen!

Happy Birthday Lee Van Cleef!

Happy Birthday Bob Denver!

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page!

Happy Birthday to The Progressive!

Founded on this date in 1909.

Happy Birthday Carrie Chapman Catt!

Happy Birthday Joan Baez!

Happy Birthday Gypsy Rose Lee!

Happy National Static Electricity Day!

Happy National Apricot Day!


Happy Plough Monday!

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Anniversary of the Louisiana Slave Revolt of 1811

Yugoslavian Computer Mag Babes

(Thanks for the link, Carl!)

Happy Birthday Amber Benson!

Happy Birthday Michelle Forbes!

Happy Birthday Roy Kinnear!

Happy Birthday Graham Chapman!

Happy Birthday Elvis!

Happy Birthday Robby Krieger!

Happy Birthday David Bowie!

Happy Birthday Little Anthony!

Happy Birthday S.L.MacGregor Mathers!

Happy Bubble Bath day!

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Rogue Librarians

Bravo!  It has been obvious for some time that the county that I live in is out to destroy and abandon its library system, despite being one of the wealthiest counties in the nation.  Authorities hate books.

Happy Birthday to The Avengers (the TV show)

Premiered on this date in 1961 (in the UK)

Happy Birthday Israel Putnam!

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday Butterfly McQueen!

Happy Birthday Charles Addams!

Friday, January 06, 2017

Happy Birthday S├ębastien Faure!

Happy Cuddle Up Day!

Happy National Shortbread Day!


Happy Birthday Aron Eisenberg!

Happy Birthday Syd Barrett!

Happy Birthday Gustave Dore!

Happy Birthday S├ębastien Faure!

Happy Birthday Rowan Atkinson!

Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes!

'Born' on this date in 1854.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Anniversary of the start of the Spartakist rebellion

Happy Birthday to Greetings From Asbury Park N.J.!

Released on this date in 1973.,_N.J.

Happy National Bean Day!

Happy Birthday Sam Phillips!

Happy Birthday George Reeves!

Happy Birthday Zebulon Pike!

Happy Birthday Mark Tatulli!

Happy Birthday Stephen Decatur!

Happy Birthday Robert Duvall!

Happy National Bird Day!

Happy Twelfth Night!

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Happy Birthday to The Doors! (the album)

Released on this date in 1967.

Happy Birthday Michael Stipe!

Happy Birthday Sterling Holloway!

Happy Birthday Wat Tyler!

Happy National Spaghetti Day!


Happy Trivia Day!

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Happy Birthday Lucretia Mott!

Happy Birthday George Martin!

Happy Birthday Stephen Stills!

Happy Birthday Sergio Leone!

Happy National Drinking Straw Day!

Happy Festival of Sleep Day!

Monday, January 02, 2017

Have It Yahweh!

Finally! I can get my flying car...

Phantom Blue Dog of Maryland

A nice article on Joseph Rhine and the start of modern parapsychology

Cthulhu Hair Clip

Happy Handsel Monday!

Happy Birthday El Kabong!

Premiered on this date in 1960.

Happy Birthday Brent Spiner!

Happy Birthday Anton Pannekoek!

Happy Birthday Willi Graf!

A real Hero.

Happy Birthday Glenn Brenner!

Happy Birthday Baxter Black!

Happy World Wetlands Day!

Happy Birthday Christine Lavin!

Happy Science Fiction Day!

Sunday, January 01, 2017

300 Days Until Halloween!

Happy Birthday Fractured Flickers!

Premiered on this date in 1963.

Happy Birthday Esteban Maroto!

Happy Birthday Country Joe McDonald!

Happy Birthday Anthony Wayne!

Happy Birthday Betsy Ross!

Happy Birthday Paul Revere!

Happy Birthday Harriet Tubman!

Her real birth date is unknown, but is generally celebrated on this day.

Happy Feast of Fools/Asses!

Happy First Footing!

Happy New Year!

We made it....