Lyin’ Dog-Faced Pony Soldier Hot Links

Sunday, 16 February 2020 by

Classical cleaner.

Granny’s Southern Peanut Pie.

Now about those eco-friendly wind turbines

How China Built a Hospital in 10 Days [via].

A Lindisfarne board game piece. The 3D interactive image is cool.

Those ubiquitous skydancers were invented by Trinidad artist Peter Minshall for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. They are illegal in Houston (.pdf).

From the Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.

[Top image: Lyin’ Dog-Faced Pony Soldier?
Apologies to the late Buster Keaton and the late Poppie.]

Saturday Matinee – Hercules Beetle Pupa, The Husbands of Target, Chapelle on Smollett & The Pips

Saturday, 15 February 2020 by

Just when we thought we’d seen it all, the internet dishes up a fat, red alien baby that looks like it’s been ripped from the scorching sand dunes of Venus (we wish).

In reality, it’s just a Hercules beetle in its pupa form, enshrined in a chrysalis as it prepares to take on its adult form. But let’s not talk it down too much – this writhing cocoon is about to become one of the largest insects on Earth.

More about that beastie here.

I heard this on The Tim Conway Jr. Show KFIAM 640. The video is even better.

Heh. “Jucet Smolliet.” Dave Chappelle is one funny guy.

In 1977, _____ & The Pips appeared on The Richard Pryor Show sans Gladys Knight. IIRC, she had laryngitis that night.

Have a great Presidents’ Day weekend, folks, and we’ll do some stuff tomorrow.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 672 – This Cat’s A Jerk, Guardrail Fail & Mr. Weaver

Friday, 14 February 2020 by

[Found  here, here and here.]


Thursday, 13 February 2020 by

[Found here.]

It’s not what it seems…

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 by


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Los Caballos

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 by

[Found here.]

“Complete This Sketch Of A Horse Time’s Up.”

Monday, 10 February 2020 by

[Found here. Related posts here and here.]

Le Raffermissement des Hot Links

Sunday, 9 February 2020 by

RIP Dallas Frederick Burrows (1928-2020).

Meet Chunk.

Nancy, Nancy, Nancy.

Meanwhile at The Dance.

How to make your own baby.

For once Chris Matthews gets it right.

Need yak khullu wool clothing? Here you go.

Extraterrestrial radio: It’s only 500 million lightyears away.

From the Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.

[Top image found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Rats & Star, Oh!Sharels & Shelly Trip Realize

Saturday, 8 February 2020 by

Rats & Star (ラッツ&スター, Rattsu ando Sutā), formerly called Chanels, was a Japanese pop group that specialized in R&B & soul music… in blackface. Good stuff otherwise.

Oh!Sharels is also Japanese and also do some nice retro covers, like this 1959 hit by the Flamingos (which was a cover of the song from 1934).

How ’bout some Japanese rockabilly? Not sure just what to make of  Shelly (aka Shelly Trip Realize, aka Tinc), but the band rocks.

Have a great weekend or something. See you back here tomorrow for stuff.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 671 – A Short Interview, A Wet Kiss & HOLY CRAP WTF WAS THAT?!

Friday, 7 February 2020 by

[Found here, here and here.
Check out the Umbrella design vid here.]

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