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Two-Faced Four-Eyed Hot Links

Saturday, 3 October 2015

NOT Photoshop
Bear. Stop it. Stop it, Bear. Why are you breaking my kayak? Bear doesn’t speak English. Someone needs to add an instrumental background soundtrack with a heavy walking bass line to this.

This is so wrong. Chuck Berry sings Death Metal.

Regis Philbin and Cathy Lee interview The Ramones [1988].

The Failure Players.

Charles Schulz disliked the name “Peanuts”.

Interesting graph.

Nice catch… using Barbie Gear.

Top image is not a photoshop. Check it out here [via].

Saturday Matinee – Louis Jordan, Little Walter & Charles E. Anderson

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Louis Jordan‘s “Let The Good Times Roll” is a bonafide 1940s classic and features some nice legs, too.

Little Walter reinvented blues harmonica in the 1950s. Read more about him here. (Guess where James Cotton & Magic Dick Salwitz got their licks?)

Charles Edward Anderson  is a legend, made a name for himself by transforming traditional blues into what’s now considered classic Rock-N-Roll, and he did it by electrifying it and changing the tempo. That’s not news to anyone, but it was news to me when he released his best album, “London Berry Blues” in October 1972 and played T-Bone Walker‘s “Mean ‘Ol World” straight up. Yep, I’m talking about Chuck Berry.

Have a great weekend, folks, and remember that Gun-Free Zones only assist those deviants who choose to commit atrocities because they know that no one is able to shoot back.

The .Gif Friday Post No.407 – Dance Hard, Get Out Of The Street & The Buster Keaton Sanitation Company

Friday, 2 October 2015

Dance Hard 26

Trash Mash

[Found here, here and here.]

Hot Links For Humanity

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Colorful Lady

The Ohio State University Marching Band (aka, The Best Damn Band In The Land) has a raccoon named Bon Qui Qui for a mascot. Thanks to all the Buckeye fans who inadvertently gave us a traffic spike of almost 5x normal yesterday. [Related posts here.]

Monumental Land Art in the U.S. Sorry, but I don’t consider a trench in the desert “Art,” but some of these are kinda cool.

There’s a Robert Redford movie coming out soon about Dan Rather, CBS and the Killian Documents Forgery Scandal. Here’s a breakdown of how the fraud began to unravel and who actually uncovered it.

A selfie from Mars.

She’s inane. She’s vapid. She’s @SocalityBarbie.


Someone doesn’t know what a knife is for.

Buster Keaton rocks [via].

Attach a corn cob to a long fishing pole, swing it at a rubber chocolate donut and try to avoid hitting a bunch of protesters with placards on sticks in a field. That’s Hornussen, aka Swiss Golf.

How about a Little Turtle Face?

Old Lady Chic: Wearing the 60’s in their 70’s.

Saturday Matinee – Solar System Scale Model, Bonya & Kuzmich, & Billy Woodward

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Building a scale model of our solar system [via]. Were the Earth the size of a marble, take a guess as to how big this model was.
(Hint: Bigger than that.)

Not sure what to make of this, but it kept my attention. It’s titled “Kiesza – Hideaway (Bonya & Kuzmich Russian parody).” I don’t know who Kieza is, but I’m not impressed and don’t care much either. [Found here.]

Since our Saturday Matinee Post is typically eclectic, let’s shift gears.

Billy Woodward is an anomaly – part country, part country blues, part rockabilly. Although I was looking for a video of another song (I Got Bit) this’ll do.

Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here tomorrow for more stuff.

The Walking Department Store

Monday, 21 September 2015

Walking Department Store

Photo by Weegee, 1940s  New York. Original title unknown.

[Found here.]

Saturday Matinee – The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic & Blind Faith

Saturday, 19 September 2015

In 1965, The Spencer Davis Group rocked.

In 1967, Traffic rocked.

In 1969, Blind Faith rocked.

30 or so years later, and Steve Winwood still rocks.

Have a great weekend, folks. Be back here tomorrow, Winwood or not.


“Darts ready? Okay! On three…”

Monday, 14 September 2015

Balloon Queen

Careful. The Balloon Queen’s got a gun.

[Found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Puddles The Clown, Jim Stafford & Jimmer Podrasky

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Pinball Folsom Wizard Prison Blues.
Excellent performance by Puddles The Clown.

Jim Stafford was rated, both under and over, for obvious reasons.

By the way, how ’bout a crappy but excellent video of The Rave-Ups featuring frontman Jimmer Podrasky?

The Rave-Ups were underrated IMO, but they got some traction for their work in a B-minus movie, Pretty In Pink, and In My Gremlin is my favorite Rave-Ups song, also for obvious reasons.

Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here tomorrow for Armageddon.


Tuesday, 8 September 2015

[Images found here, here and elsewhere.]


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