The .Gif Friday Post No. 787 – Jumpy Critters, Blockheadbanger & Swimming at 33rpm

[Found here and here. Clipped the raccoons from here.]

Sidecar

“Ma’am do you know why I pulled you over?”
“What seems to be the officer, problem?”
“Stop resisting, ma’am.”
And that’s why it’s called a Ford Escape.
Which album cover is this?

[Image and captions found here, h/t Charlen806.]

Update: Cropped and tweaked the image for fun:

“Open the pod bay door, Hal.”

A.I. Creates Universal Sign Language IHONIALLLILAL


“Someone asked AI to make a sign language manual, in case you’re worried that we’ll all be out of a job soon.”

[Top image and caption found here, story here.]

Interlucational Hot Links

Oh My Lover, The Chiffons (1963) Throughout rock and roll history, vocal groups have spent entire careers in search of hit bound melodies and captivating lyrics. In the reverse of that equation, the Chiffons garnered their greatest success because a hit song was in search of a group.” That song was not it. Their cover of Tonight’s The Night was.

GO!

loltato

Habanera.

Fighting the HOA.

The Dumpster of Wonder.

The Woodcock of Carmen.

Harvey Whetstone’s rocket.

The Forger [via Mme. Jujujive].

Hubert Sumlin’s guitar lesson.

34,000 year old lunar calendar.

Ribs and corsets [via Memo Of The Air].

US Army Corps of Engineers Cat Calendar.

Precision trucking in Japan [via Bunkerville].

R.I.P. Gerard Vanderleun (1945-2023).

[Top image: Sketch of unknown ANZAC Infantryman by David Barker, Gallipoli, 1915.]


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

 

Fescennine Hot Links

Our Deal, Best Coast (2010) Cool 1960s reverb retro sound. The music vid for the song applied a West Side Story motif, and there’s a Dylan-ish live version here.

GMCS

beepoop

Beer luge.

Freakazoid.

Tiny Bread Box.

Meet the Saints.

Robots don’t get it.

Sinkhole [via Bunkerville].

How to do the Rain Dance.

I said drop it.” [via Mme. Jujujive]

20,000 year old Farmers Almanac?

The World Kitchen Knife Finals [via Memo Of The Air].

In 2007 a deep sea squid was filmed at 1-1/2 miles down. [h/t Paul Y.]

[Top image: Mysteregg jar by  Kurimayai given to me by Bunkarina. She said it reminded her of Gord’s Cueball Man.]


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The .Gif Post No. 785 – Grillin’ the Veggies, Rockin’ the Ballers & The Bamboo Curtain

[Found here and here. The 2nd was sliced and diced from here.]

Baba Yaga

23 Sienkiewicza, Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland.

[Top image found here; Google Maps street view here. h/t Jaime G.]

Maculomancing Hot Links

Ain’t Misbehavin’, Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli (1937) Founded by Grappelli (violin) & Reinhardt (guitar) in 1934, Le Quintette du Hot Club de France included Louis Vola (double bass), Joseph “Nin-Nin” Reinhardt (rhythm guitar)  and Roger Chaput (rhythm guitar).  Ain’t Misbehavin‘ was co-written and first recorded by Thomas “Fats” Waller in 1929 for the comedy musical Connie’s Hot Chocolates.

WOO!

The Prequel.

7am earworm.

Free brush stroke.

Sound up for stupid.

Hosin’ Hosin’ Hippos.

Ouroborus cataphractus.

More cool woodcuts by Brian Reedy.

Uber’s arrived, luv.[via Bunkerville].

Driving on clear ice [via Mme. Jujujive].

The Corvelotubraguar, aka The Daedalus.

Seeing the Digital Future (confusion in 1961).

Making a sea monster [via Memo Of The Air].

Brünnhilde is in the Library of Congress. Twice.

How the CIA weaponized art against the Soviets.

[Top image: Wallmartmuppet found here.]


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