Weirdness

Monday, September 21, 2020

Hieronymus Bosch Tarot Deck

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/travismchenry/the-hieronymus-bosch-tarot?fbclid=IwAR3hyrwXRNsmUniVmDTjmwBxse01qfK9bfh5b36AK3xH2qRVBj-oh3XOfHE 

A nice article on the rise of Virginia's militias just before the Revolution

https://allthingsliberty.com/2014/09/the-rise-of-virginia-independent-militia/?fbclid=IwAR1AvJbGIQdtKFTUEu6XyKJQmwUddt0GalRLjmq7ifNFNaTDbWXtpYiGBQ8 

Fusion Energy Is On The Way (Chapter 271...)

https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/physicists-discover-how-to-safely-create-star-power-on-earth?rebelltitem=6#rebelltitem6 


We'll see.  There have been breathless announcements about the coming of fusion energy my entire life.  In the 1950's, the scientists predicted it would be in ten years; in the 1960's they predicted it would be in twenty years; in the 1970's they predicted it would be in thirty years.  In the 1980's they wised up and stopped predicting.  Then we had the mormons out in some school in Utah claiming they'd created "cold fusion" - and that went nowhere.  I'll believe it when I get my flying car...

Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

 Published on this date in 1897.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yes,_Virginia,_there_is_a_Santa_Claus

Happy World Gratitude Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/world-gratitude-day/ 

Happy Birthday Henry Gibson!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002099/ 

Happy Miniature Golf Day!

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/miniature-golf-day 

Happy Devil's Nutting Day!

https://www.pattiwigington.com/sept-14-nutting-day/ 

40 Days Until Halloween!


 

Happy Birthday Bill Murray!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000195/ 

Happy Birthday Chuck Jones!

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

Happy Birthday H.G. Wells!

https://www.britannica.com/biography/H-G-Wells 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Happy National Wife Appreciation Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/wife-appreciation-day-third-sunday-in-september/ 

Happy Birthday to the Phil Silvers Show!

 Premiered on this date in 1955.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047763/

Happy National Rum Punch Day!

http://www.drinkoftheweek.com/national-rum-punch-day/#axzz6XpvnpSrV 

Happy Birthday Firefly!

 Premiered on this date in 2002.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0303461/

Happy Birthday Carolyne Mas!

https://carolynemas.com/ 

Happy Birthday Jay Ward!

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

Happy International Eat An Apple Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/international-eat-an-apple-day-third-saturday-in-september/#:~:text=Each%20third%20Saturday%20of%20September,world%20enjoy%20these%20delicious%20fruits. 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Happy Birthday Monkey Business!

 Premiered on this date in 1931.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022158/

Happy Birthday to The Mary Tyler Moore Show!

 Premiered on this date in 1970.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065314/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Happy Birthday David McCallum!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0564724/ 

Happy Birthday Bill Medley!

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

Happy Birthday Cass Elliot!

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

Happy Birthday Brook Benton!

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

Happy Birthday Brian Epstein!

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

Happy Birthday Charles Carroll!

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

Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day!

http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/sample-page/ 

Friday, September 18, 2020

An article on Colorado's San Luis Valley

https://dgomag.com/contents/4371 


There's nothing new here, but it's a nice intro to the phenomena being claimed to occur in the region.



Happy Birthday Grayson Hall!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0355621/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 

Happy Birthday Fred Willard!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0929609/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 

Happy Birthday to The Princess Bride!

 Premiered on this date in 1987.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093779/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Happy Birthday Jonny Quest!

 Premiered on this date in 1964.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057730/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Happy Birthday Greta Garbo!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001256/ 

Happy Respect Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/respect-day/ 

Happy Birthday Dee Dee Ramone!

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

Happy Birthday George Read!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Read_(American_politician,_born_1733) 

Happy Birthday Leon Askin!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0039169/ 

Happy Birthday to The Haunting!

 Premiered on this date in 1963.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057129/

Happy National Cheeseburger Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/cheeseburger-day/ 

Happy Birthday June Foray!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004931/ 

Happy Birthday P.F. Sloan!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._F._Sloan 

Happy Birthday Alien Nation! (The TV Show)

 Premiered on this date in 1989.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096783/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_3

Happy Birthday WKRP!

 Premiered on this date in 1978.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077097/

Happy Birthday Eddie "Rochester" Anderson!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_%22Rochester%22_Anderson 

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

https://www.dpaa.mil/Families/Posters.aspx 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Happy National Apple Dumpling Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-apple-dumpling-day-september-17/ 

Happy National Responsible Dog Ownership Day!

https://www.akc.org/sports/responsible-dog-ownership-days/ 

Happy National Monte Cristo Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-monte-cristo-day/#:~:text=On%20September%2017th%2C%20National%20Monte,fried%20ham%20and%20cheese%20sandwich. 

Happy Birthday James Smith!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Smith_(Pennsylvania_politician) 

Happy Citizenship Day!

https://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php 

Happy Birthday Anne Bancroft!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000843/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 

Today is the anniversary of the Self-coronation of Emperor Norton I of US

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/norton.html 


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

Happy Constitution day!

https://constitutioncenter.org/learn/civic-calendar/constitution-day-civic-holiday 

Happy Birthday Fee Waybill!

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

Happy Birthday Baron von Steuben!

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

Happy Birthday Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson!

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


https://www.elvira.com/

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Happy Birthday Bill Saluga!

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

Happy Birthday Shindig!

 Premiered on this date in 1964.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0149523/?ref_=fn_al_tt_4

Happy Birthday Roddy McDowall!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001522/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 

Happy Working Parents Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-working-parents-day-september-16/#:~:text=On%20September%2016th%2C%20National%20Working,parents%20working%20outside%20the%20home. 

Happy Birthday UFO!

 Premiered on this date in 1970 (In the UK)


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063962/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Happy National Guacamole Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-guacamole-day-september-16/ 

Happy Birthday to The Outer Limits!

 Premiered on this date in 1963.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056777/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

Happy Birthday Lauren Bacall!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000002/ 

Happy National Play Doh Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Play-Doh 

Happy Birthday to Talking Heads '77!

 Released on this date in 1977.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talking_Heads:_77

Today is the anniversary of Nixon appearing on Laugh In in 1968.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e9iWizfsm8 

Happy Birthday to A Fistful of Dollars!

 Premiered on this date in 1964.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058461/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Happy Birthday to The Bob Newhart Show!

 Premiered on this date in 1972.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068049/

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Life On Venus?

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/09/possible-sign-of-life-found-on-venus-phosphine-gas/#close 

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival and Cthulhu Con are going online this year

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hplffpdx/stream-the-25th-h-p-lovecraft-film-festival-and-cthulhu-con?ref=ksr_email_user_new_project_from_creator_youve_backed 



(Thanks for the link, Nick!)

Happy Birthday Green Acres!

 Premiered on this date in 1965.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058808/

Happy Battle of Britain Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Britain_Day#:~:text=Battle%20of%20Britain%20Day%20is,during%20the%20Battle%20of%20Britain. 

Happy Birthday Fay Wray!

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0942039/ 

Happy Felt Hat Day!

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-felt-hat-day-september-15/#:~:text=On%20September%2015th%2C%20tip%20your,head%20protection%20worn%20throughout%20history. 

Happy Birthday John "Torgo" Reynolds!

https://mst3k.fandom.com/wiki/John_Reynolds 

Happy Birthday to The Lone Ranger!

 Premiered on this date in 1949.


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041038/