The .Gif Friday Post No. 645 – Beerball, Bullball & Two Naked Chicks Dancing

[Found here and here. Misplaced the source of the chicken dance.]

Buy Me Some Peanuts & Hot Links

Take Me Out To The Ball Game, Albert von Tilzer and Jack Norworth (1908). Kevin MacCleod, Wurlitzer organism, date unknown.
Download 1908 .mp3 version here.


Moondog: Pygmy Pig.

This is child abuse [NSFK].

Tea Towel 5DDDDD Cat Blue.

If birds had arms… [via].

If a bunch of other birds had arms

Everyone should learn to drive a truck in WWII.

A confectioner and a dentist invented cotton candy.

In 2010, Walter Frederick Morrison was cremated and his ashes were molded into several Frisbees.

I had a red Pluto Platter (like this one) when I was a kid. Worth $500-$600 today.

“There’s no reason to be walking around with a mask.” –Dr. Anthony Fauci 08 March 2020.

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

Saturday Matinee – Elise Trouw, Lake Street Dive, Billy Bacon & The Forbidden Pigs

Elise Trouw is kind of amazing – she’s capable on drums, vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar and synth stuff. Pretty hyno, kind of a Wendy Carlos meets Laurie Anderson meet John Bonham thing.

Lake Street Dive (featuring Rachael Price) on a yellow couch in 2016. Price was born in Australia and grew up in Tennessee. The band formed in Boston, but it’s not clear to me where (or if) they’re anchored.

Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs were a hoot in their heyday. Saw the Pigs in So. Cal in the late ’80s, and they blew me away. Bacon would climb up ON his bass and jam, or take it to the floor for a roll around, and never miss a beat.

There’s something for (almost) everyone in that mix. Have a great weekend, folks, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow whether you like it or not.



The .Gif Friday Post No. 644 – Police Brutality, Humpy Pup & Raccoon Chillin’

[Found here, here and here.]

A Hole.


From Google Translate:

President of Konya Chamber of Geological Engineers Dr. Fetullah Arık said that in the Karapınar region, 300 potholes occurred until 2017, 9 last year and 11 this year.
Arık also mentioned that the cultivation of water-consuming products such as corn and alfalfa in the region also triggered the formation of the sinkhole. Because there are natural geological factors; but maybe we can slow the formation. This happens if we can slow down the human factors a bit. In the region, many water consuming products such as corn and clover are grown. Considering that parts of Turkey received a rainfall falls below average groundwater level is accelerating the formation of sinkholes.

Yusuf Gültekin, who is engaged in animal husbandry and agriculture in the region, said that they are in constant fear and sometimes pray until morning. Explaining that a sinkhole was formed next to the house in the plateau in 2012, Gültekin said, “By chance, we did not come to our house in the plateau. If we were to come and sit, we could fall into the waist. We destroyed the part of the house near the sinkhole and made it a little further. We got used to this situation, there is nothing to do. These days are becoming frequent. I pray until morning at home.”

[Top image found here; story & more here.]

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