The Past in the Present – George, Ben & Abe

Monday, 10 May 2021 by

According to the Reddit posts these images were created using FaceApp. Images found here, via here.

Batraquomancical Hot Links

Sunday, 9 May 2021 by

Box Top, Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (1958) Cobra Records Recorded at Cobra Studio, Chicago, the session lineup was Odie Payne (drums), Willie Dixon (bass), Eddie Jones (sax), Carlson Oliver (sax, vocals) and Ike Turner (guitar, vocals).
Did he really say Get bent? 😀


Dogs loading bulls [via].

Stag Brew & Mr. Magoo too.

How to get where you’re going.

Crowd control had their hands full.

Corgi vs. Chook vs. Duck by Ozzy Man
(language NSFW, NSFK) [via].

Julliard School  exposed. [h/t alondrataylor73.]

Why missing kids are no longer on milk cartons.

Real life Superhero: Shavarsh Karapetyan. [h/t Paul Y.]

Smishing is a texting scam, been around for a few years.

Rockin’ Bird has a great earworm loop. Some pigeons learn to fake injuries for a handout. That one is in Melbourne Australia [source].

Covid-19 origins revisited (and it was not from a bat 1,500 km from Wuhan). Biohazards News Tracker is updated regularly, too.

“Sal, we gotta go and never stop going ’till we get there.”
“Where we going, man?”
“I don’t know but we gotta go.”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

[Top image unknown source. Tineye has no matches, Google image search says it’s “soil.” It appears to be a whale carcass, possibly Hawaii.]

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Saturday Matinee – Textron ARV, Malford Milligan, The Brothers Osborne w/ Darius Rucker & A Thousand Horses, and Thee Sinseers

Saturday, 8 May 2021 by

That’s some serious Black Mirror stuff.

The Malford Milligan Band with Jeff Plankenhorn (I think) circa 2011. Can’t verify the the others.

“We had so much fun backstage during our last jam video that Darius Rucker decided he didn’t want to be left out…so we made another!” Whole buncha peeps in that one: The Brothers Osborne, Darius Rucker and A Thousand Horses. BTW, that’s a Doc Watson song.

Joey Quinones & Thee Sinseers‘ chicano R&B gets me every time. Reminds me of so many things long ago and far away. Hard to find the band lineup, but that’s Adriana Flores (of The Altons) on vocals.

Guess that’s good enough for now. Have a great weekend, do something nice for your mom, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 679 – Pulseberry, Dancearrrrgh & Bat Boy Beatdown

Friday, 7 May 2021 by

[Found here and here. Pulsating strawberry created from a photo posted by Pam M. via FB.]

Sunroof Safety Glass

Thursday, 6 May 2021 by

Hail damaged sunroof.

[Found here.]

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! (no seas una vergüenza)

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 by

[Cinco de Mayo archive here.]

4 May 1970 Kent State

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 by

[Image & caption found here. May 4th archive here.]

Boogah Boogah

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 by

[Original image from here. Dedicated to Corinne L. who likes to see stuff like this first thing in the morning. She’s also got a satanic dog who did this.]

Stuff I do when I’m bored 4

Monday, 3 May 2021 by

[Related posts here.]

[Updated – forgot the dog toys.]

Cassini Periodical Hot Links

Sunday, 2 May 2021 by

Chicken Stuff, Hop Wilson & His Chickens (1958)Harding Wilson (1921-1975) got his nickname from playing harmonica a lot as a kid – harp is pronounced hop in Texan. (Chicken stuff goes by another name there, too.) Pop Hop’s steel slide style influenced many other bluesmen.

The Marty Lisa.

Cicadas in Greece.

Fishing the cicada catch.

R.I.P El Risitas 1956-2021.

Not sure what to make of this.

The Pillow (a short horror movie).

Elements of Grammar Walk Into a Bar

3 hours of mostly peaceful protest sounds.

“It’s not clear how the turtle became airborne.”

Coming Soon: Axe throwing and miniature golf.

His parents really named him Dylan Shakespeare Robinson?!

One of the worst man-made catastrophes in history happened 35 years ago on 26 April 1986.

4 year old Zoe Roth became a meme in 2008. She’s 21 now and $458,000 richer because of it.

1988 Trabant quality control. The car’s been called “a spark plug with a roof.” More about the East German car here.

[Top image: Cicadaman, spotted recently by Amy D.]

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