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Archive for March, 2019

Character Assassination Hot Links

Sunday, 31 March 2019

The Kiss.

Workout Music.

Old Time Hockey.

This is on sale in CGtrader.

The Best TV Spy Intro Ever.

The Best Wombat Movie Ever.

The Best PeeWee Herman Joke Ever.

Smoking or Non-Smoking” is mortician slang for
Cremation or Burial.” [h/t Jonco S.]

Sometimes it’s not always what you think it is.

In 1937, The Mass-Observation project began in the UK. Some consider it the grandfather of blogging.

In 2017, a theatrical department theorized that Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump because she’s a woman, so they reversed the genders and re-enacted the presidential debates verbatim, including body language and gestures. Afterwards they polled the audience. Male Hillary still lost. Full story here, complete video here.

Liberal Tolerance: Note how fast she goes from hate monger to playing the victim.

[Top image: Attendees of the 2019 WONDERCON in Anaheim, CA.]

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Saturday Matinee – Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, The Allman Brothers Band with Eric Clapton

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers Live. From the Utoobage comments: “He had six fingers on his left hand.”

Little Walter’s Jump, 1967. From here:
Little Walter‘s harp is accompanied by Hound Dog Taylor (guitar), Dillard Crume (bass), and Odie Payne (drums), at the 1967 “American Folk Blues Festival” in Germany just months before his death.”

Who else was at that venue? Bukka White, Skip James, Koko Taylor, Son House and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee. All blues greats, without a doubt. So let’s go with this:

Yeah, Eric Clapton ripped off “Key To The Highway,” but he also paid many cool tributes, including this version with The Allman Brothers Band.

Have a great weekend, folks. Be back here tomorrow for more you know what.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 578 – The Aurora Chase, Life & Death & a Graphic Turn

Friday, 29 March 2019

[Found here, here and here.]

Croquet, James Tissot 1878

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Nice composition, lighting contrast and color saturation, with foreground, middle and background depth, and yeah, her neighbor’s obnoxious little yappy kikme dog is about to get whacked.

[Found here.]

 

Ceci n’est pas une pipe?

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

[This example of Pure Awesome was found here.]

Tiny House With Wheels

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

I could live here.

[Found here via here.]

Naked Black Chicks

Monday, 25 March 2019

That’s not Photoshop.

They’re an Indonesian breed, they’re black inside and out (and no, they don’t lay black eggs). You can tell when they’re cooked because you don’t get food poisoning.

That’s a true story.
This is not.

[More info here, and yeah, the title is for click bait only.]

Imagine If This Were Your Kid Hot Links

Sunday, 24 March 2019

In January of this year, The Washington Post, CNN and others selected and excoriated an innocent 16 year old kid for doing absolutely nothing other than to tolerate loud, racist harassment by leftist adults who appeared at an orchestrated event designed to advance their own political agenda.
Now he’s got a hammer.


Ra, Ra, Ra.

Fart Jokes.

No respect.

In the zone.

Pole dancer.

Cool trick, bro [via].

Didja all see that? I fixed it.”

Need snakes? Here’s a cool DIY trap.

I’m not even going to try to explain this.

The first muppet to star on a TV show wasn’t Kermit).

Socialism explained by someone who lived under it: 1 2 3 4.

The Hippy Dippy Weatherman first appeared on The Jimmy Dean Show in the early 1960s.

A hipster threatened to sue MIT Technology Review for using his photo in a story on how all hipsters look alike, then found out it’s not him in the photo. TRUE.


From the Talking Heads Department:

The wheels are coming off.

Breaking news / bombshell / tipping point / the walls are closing in / the beginning of the end.


[Top image found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Rail Bicycling, Eliese LeGrow Bo Diddley & Dick Dale

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Rail bicycling looks like fun out in the open, but it would spook the hell out of me on the bridges. One rogue gust of wind blows you away, one mis-timed tunnel and you go splat. Nice vid with nice music.

Elise LeGrow took Bo Diddley’s classic and made it nasty.

Bo Diddley was a national treasure who got ripped off big time by the recording industry, partly due to his own ignorance of copyright law. The vid is from about 2008.

We lost another Great One this past week.

R.I.P. Richard Anthony Monsour aka Dick Dale (1937- 2019).

Have a great weekend, folks. See you back here in 24 or more.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 577 – Wallpaper

Friday, 22 March 2019

ABVH does some killer .gif artistry, but I can’t ask how he/she does it without signing up for Tumblr. |>[

[Found here, here and here.]


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