Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

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Tuesday, 13 April 2021

“F***n dropped him,” said some art student somewhere

[Found here.]

All The Parts You Need

Monday, 12 April 2021

WebEx meeting notes October – December 2020, colorized.
9AM daily. Pen on paper, 8-1/2 x 11, 6.25 square inches per day.

Original and negative images below the break. (more…)

Saturday Matinee – Unknown Hinson, Little Feat & Alan Mirikitani

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Those piqued my interest, so I dug further. Because I had to.

you gave the dog my supper
you had sex with my brother
you’ve done some ugly things
for such
such a pretty girl

The Utoobage algorithm said I should check out Stuart Daniel Baker, aka Unknown Hinson, so I did. Don’t dismiss him. He’s got some serious guitar chops, and Ugly Things is the finest love ballad I’ve heard in hours. (Not only that, but the grandson of Hank Williams (Hank III) has an image of Unknown Hinson tattooed on his forearm.)


Little Feat was never easy to categorize, but this one’s kinda swampabilly with some big band thrown in.

Alan Mirikitani (1955-2015) was a classic bluesman from L.A., and fronted the band BB Chung King & The Screaming Buddaheads. Used to hear them on the radio, never got to see them live. He was in the recording studio when he died of a heart attack at the age of 60.

I think that’ll do for now. Have a great weekend, do where you wanna go, go where you wanna do. You know the drill, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 675 – Ferrari Fan, 3-Point Perspective Sketching & Peach Butt Bidet

Friday, 9 April 2021

[1st & 2nd found here and here. The peach butt .gif came from somewhere in Instapundit, h/t Rightymouse.]

Frankentruckin 2

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Looks like an Olds Alero ’40 Ford Tow Mater undergoing hormone therapy. Nice spoiler, too.

[Found here. There’s another cool hybrid here.]

This is not a glacier.

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

That’s not a ship either.

[Found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Jody Pendarvis, David C. Roy, Toby Lee, Matt “Guitar” Murphy & James Cotton

Saturday, 3 April 2021

Jody Pendarvis of Bowman, South Carolina, decided that the town needed an attraction to boost the local economy and created the UFO Welcome Center adjacent to his mobile home. Caricatured as a redneck crackpot (by Steve Colbert and others) Pendarvis is nothing of the sort, but he plays along anyway.
[h/t Susan M. who was there earlier this week.]

From YouTube description:
“A self-taught artist with a background in physics, David C. Roy has been creating mesmerizing wooden kinetic sculptures for nearly 40 years. Powered solely through mechanical wind-up mechanisms, pieces can run up to 48 hours on a single wind.”
[h/t Ma S. via FB.]

Born in Oxfordshire England in 2005, Toby Lee played Zack Mooneyham in the New London Theatre production of School of Rock the Musical in 2016 and was named UK Young Blues Artist of the Year in 2018. Joe Bonamassa called Toby Lee “a future superstar of the blues.” [h/t Pam M. via FB]

This (colorized) vid from 1963 features Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim & Billy Stepney, and is not nearly as long as it should be.

James Cotton was one of the greatest harp blowers of all time. His 1968 classic The Creeper was coopted by Richard “Magic Dick” Salwitz of the J. Geils Band and released as Whammer Jammer in 1979.

That should hold you for a bit. Have a reverent Easter, we’ll be back later.

A Starlings.

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Fractals come into play with this murmuration.

[Found here.]

Tolfraedic Hot Links

Sunday, 28 March 2021

Old Timey-Holler/Ditty, Leonard Emanuel, (1976) Rhino Records Recorded at Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina between 1975 and 1976. Back in my apartment days, if the neighbors got too noisy I’d slap Hollerin’ on the turntable and crank it up. Leonard Emanuel worked the best. Things would get real quiet…

Close call.

Chair pants.

Charles Kettering.

No painting in the house.

I’m easily amused. I like this.

A chameleon’s worst nightmare.

Um, this is kinda, ah… it’s just not right.

Mummified bats and sloth poop heaps.

For $5,400 in 2021 dollars you could buy this.

TSA scanners set off alarms due to an *ahem* anomaly. [NSFK]

[Top image found here.]


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


The .Gif Friday Post No. 673 – Building Goats, Beggar Buster & Walking Snowflake Planthopper Nymph

Friday, 26 March 2021

[Found here and here, and the last one was created from this.]


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