Stray Polyps from the Internest
“If you have ever wondered where Noah’s Ark landed, here it is! North of Leucadia, CA at the Batiquitos lagoon! George Herbert build the boat in 1946 and it served patrons until around the 1960s.”
No place for vegans.
[Unknown location, possibly Vietnam. Image found here.]
Cankton Two Step, Leeman Prejean (1988)
From an obituary:
A native of Carencro and a resident of Lafayette for most of his life, Leeman Prejean retired from the Lafayette Parish School Board after thirty-two years of service as a custodian. He had a passion for music and was an active musician for thirty-nine years with “Leeman Prejean and the Happy Playboys of Scott“.
bababababop [via Bunkerville].
A reply to a message in a bottle.
NOT a deepfake. Those are real.
Bar napkin art [via Memo Of The Air].
The thing is called the Great Seal bug.
USAF racist program to combat racism.
A Unique petting zoo opened in Florida.
A.I. generated 1993 Pizza Nuggets commercial.
[via Mme. Jujujive]
From the Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago. 15 years ago.
This is the 800th edition of the .Gif Friday Post, and that means there are approximately 2.4K embedded .gif animations in The Archives. It all began with this:
Some of the old .gifs stutter or freeze and no longer animate properly and I blame WordPress. Perhaps I’ll suss out the problem some day.
They even got the perspective error right.
When you ask A.I. to create a Family Guy pizza commercial you get this.
Hot Club de Piracicaba performs Paganini in Django style.
Guitar great Jimmie Vaughan is still pickin’ the blues at 72.
At 04:12 he says it’s an Eddie Taylor song, but a 1952 Meteor Records 78rpm issue credits Elmore James & James Taub as the writers.
Robert Randolph and The Family Band
“In his adolescent years before being discovered by the secular community, [Randolph] was almost completely unaware of non-religious music. He went on exclaim in an interview that ‘I grew up and saw a lot of older guys playing lap steels and pedal-steel guitars in my church. I had never heard of the Allman Brothers, or even Buddy Guy or Muddy Waters.’ “ [Wiki}
And I had never heard the term sacred steel before today. Have a great weekend, see you back here tomorrow. Bring your laundry.