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Archive for August, 2019

Saturday Matinee – Papa John Creach, Buddy Guy, and Gatemouth Brown with Roy Clark

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Papa John Creach (1917-1994) performed with Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Stuff Smith, Charlie Christian, Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, Nat King Cole and Roy Milton. Later he toured with Hot Tuna and Jefferson Airplane / Jefferson Starship.

Buddy Guy always looks like he’s having fun. This concert is from 1994 [via Mme. Jujujive].

Now THIS is killer.
Gatemouth Brown and Roy Clark picking jump blues speedgrass to Duke Ellington‘s “Take The A Train” in 1979.

Have a great Labor Day Weekend, folks. Go fire up the grille and burn something tasty.

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The .Gif Friday Post No. 600 – Do do do do, Equine Nasal Recorder & Buttwigglin’

Friday, 30 August 2019

[Found here and here. The 3rd one I cropped, reversed, spliced, looped and resized from, um, here. Click on any .gif above to hear awesome.]

BTW, this post is kind of a landmark as we’ve been collecting .gif animations and posting three or more every Friday. That means we’ve got about 1,800 cool in our Archives. Have at ’em.

Gonna Turn It On Wind It Up Blow It Out GTFO

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Nobody ever goes Full Fart.

[Psst: It’s a speed control gauge from a Swedish steam locomotive. Found here via here. And yeah, the title is a reference to this.]

Raccoon Dog?

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Okay, I never heard of a raccoon dog until recently.

Prepare to be grossed out and disgusted.

[h/t Madame Jujujive.]

Casper’s – Springfield, Missouri

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

 

Yeah. I could hang out here.
The music and chili dogs are righteous.

[Found here. More here.]

HOLY CRAP! I MISSED OUR 11th BLOGOVERSARY!

Monday, 26 August 2019

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Yeah, I missed it by almost a month.

On Friday, 3 August 2007, the date of our first posted post that was posted, the world twitched imperceptibly, a global nanoflinch, an earthquake with the power of a morning fart, or less. It’s our 11th Anniversary, because this:

3 August 2007 – Whelped
3 August 2008 – 1st year Blogoversary
3 August 2019 – 11th year Blogoversary!

As of that (missed) date, there were 4,731 posts in our archives.

Steal, lift, purloin, burgle and abscond with anything you find here, just link back and give us credit for finding the stuff before you did.

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since 3 August 2008 and this year is no different. There are some surprises, and I still don’t know why some get an exorbitant amount of hits while others fade.

–Previous Top 11 hits linked here

The numbers adjacent to the titles indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third number is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2019).

“NR” denotes “Not Ranked.”

Click on any image below and it’ll take you to the original post. So let’s go!


No. 11/NR/563 – The Stomach Contents Of A Giant Isopod


No. 10/NR/901 – The .GIF Friday Post No. 472 – Cooler Pwnd, Dance Hard & Warehouse Windsurfing


No. 9/NR/148 – Here’s the Grub, Bub.


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No. 8/3/94 – Hello. I Am Mr. Google.


No. 7/NR/850 – A Humble Request.

This was a complete surprise to me. Thanks to all for your generous donations. -Bunk


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No. 6/5/82 – Beads, Beer, Boobs & Blues = Heureux Mardi Gras!


No. 5/2/52 – Meet The Beetles


No. 4/4/151 – The Kluck Klams


No. 3/8/250 – Bigass Ammonite Fossil is not a Bigass Ammonite Fossil


No 2/1/43 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 445 – Demolition Demon, Roll Survivor & Rock This Way


And the Number One Post for the past 12 months is:

The .Gif Friday Post No. 191 – Zombie Squid, Rain Bird, Parakeet Dance

Posted on 2 September 2011, this wins with a score of 1/NR/40 for completely unknown reasons (and yeah, the zombie squid is kinda disturbing, so you’re forewarned).

Thanks for all your visits, favorites and linkys, and I wish you all the best.

Bunk

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P.P.P.S. Muchisimas grassyass to those of you who contributed to our PayPal Donation Account. We’re not in this for profit and we don’t beg, but that doesn’t rule out blogwhoring as far as you know. In any case, we appreciate it. After all, a dime a day keeps the meerkats away. Cutesy little standy-uppy weasel-lookin’ bastards.

#3 Rebar With Neon Skimmer & Tomato Plant Hot Links

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Big Beach Bubbles.

Photoshopped tan?

How to make a Miraphone.

László Bíró is possibly the greatest pen name ever.

Marcel Marceau‘s last words were, ”                               .”

This illusion works only once… as far as you know. If you’ve never seen it, stop the video at 0:55, reset to 0:00 and watch it again. If you’ve seen it before, watch the entire video non-stop, then smack your forehead.


Neither Southside Johnny nor Maria Muldaur wrote the song. Lois Mann & Henry Glover did, and The Swallows recorded it in 1951.

I first heard this song when I was 11. This song sounded so good, but I was curious as to what they were talking about. I’m like “Grandma, what are they talking about?”
She looked at me for a minute and replied, “They’re talkin’ ’bout cuttin’ meat.”

BTW, Lois Mann’s real name was Sidney Nathan.


[Top image: Libellula croceipennis aka “Neon Skimmer” spotted in my side yard.]

Saturday Matinee – Dano Lancelot, Frank Zappa, Maceo Parker and Derek & The Dominos

Saturday, 24 August 2019

Dano Lancelot covers UB40’s cover of Neil Diamond’s “Red Red Wine on steel drum, and it’s real pretty.

On 28 October 1976, 35 year-old Frank Zappa appeared on The Mike Douglas Show to discuss his music and promote his album “Zoot Allures.”  Note that Douglas’ show aired in the afternoons and was tailored to stay-at-home moms. Zappa picked an easy one for the studio band: “Black Napkins,” one of my favorite Zappa instrumentals.

“My god. You could base a whole religion around this groove.” -Comment on the UToobage.

Apparently the clip above comes from “My First Name Is Maceo,” a concert/documentary DVD released in 2005.

Maceo Parker– Alto Sax/Vocals
Fred Wesley– Trombone/Vocals
Pee Wee Ellis– Tenor Sax/Vocals
Bruno Speight– Guitar
Jamal Thomas– Drums
Will Boulware– Hammond B-3 Organ
Jerome “Jerry” Preston – Bass Guitar/Vocals

As a bonus, there’s this non sequitur ridiculous awesome.

Have a great weekend, folks.
See you back here tomorrow for, like, you know, stuff.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 599 – 3 Blind Shots, Bouncing In Parabolas & Brain Damage Dance

Friday, 23 August 2019

 

[Found here, here and here.]

It’s College Orientation Week!

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Lemme guess. She’s a Journalism Major.
[Found here.]


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