Vaccimulgent Hot Links


Walking Up A One Way Street, Willie Tee (1965) Wilson Turbinton (1944-2007),  professionally known as Willie Tee, started out as a sousaphone player, became a member of The Wild Magnolias (a New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian tribe) and had a successful career writing and performing early soul & funk. He was inducted into the Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame (2005) and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame (2007). He succumbed to colon cancer just four weeks after diagnosis.

Dorktopus.

Don’t touch it.

A brand new tie.

Abandon Everything.

Ask the pumper dude.

Juan Thompson’s dad.

Dinner  table has a flaw.

Time To End The Denial.

Remember: Whales have hands.

Most Popular Programming Languages 1965–2019
Watch Cobol replace Fortran only to be bitchslapped by Pascal in (compressed) real time.

[Top image found here.]


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Bombilating Hot Links

What Happened To Yesterday, Mr. Soul (1966)Al “Mr. Soul” Scott was a Northern Soul singer who recorded for Mac Avery Music / Genuine Records of New York City. The song was re-released in 1967 with the label changed from  “Mr. Soul” to Al Scott as the artist;  an original 45rpm copy is very rare.

THIS is not the same Al Scott.

At the races.

The MMCRA.

How fast can a cow run?

Rollin’ and tumblin’ and the driver walked away.

German glowing implants ad translation [PG-17].

The BBP Formula is a spigot algorithm.  Well, duh…

The world’s largest organism is pretty dang old [via].

The Adventures of Dillon Helbig’s Crismis by Dillon His Self [via].

[Top image: The Angel of Meep dates to 2017, found here.]


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Macropicidal Hot Links

Swinging Mama, Tiny Grimes (1974)Guitarist Lloyd “Tiny” Grimes (1916-1989) played with many jazz notables. In the late 1940s he had a hit on a jazzed-up version of Loch Lomond with the band billed as Tiny “Mac” Grimes and the Rocking Highlanders. They wore kilts and included Red Prysock on tenor sax and singer Screaming Jay Hawkins.

FEAR.

The Rescue.

Two portraits.

Rent-A-Dwarf.

Die Kugelpanzer.

Don’t touch the trash can.

Invasion of The Worm Men.

Self-service grocery store.

One Miilion Frames Per Second.
[h/t Pam M.]

It’s a spider and it’s radioactive.

Happy Mothers’ Day!

[Top image found on Pinterest: Dark Mamika, photo by Sacha Goldberger, unknown date.]


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Nebulaphobic Hot Links

Love Is Strange, Caesar & Cleo (1964)The Everly Brothers did a ska version of Mickey & Sylvia’s 1956 hit?
No, that’s Caesar & Cleo, aka Salvatore Bono & Cheryl LaPiere (nee Cherilyn Sarkasian), aka Sonny & Cher. Their cover of Love Is Strange was re-released in 1965 after I Got You Babe made the charts.

What is art?

Llamas are there.

fun fun fun fun
[h/t Mme. Jujujive]

Harpo’s got a secret.

Echinopsis blooming.

Trilobite camara lens.
[h/t Paul Y.]

Route 66 in Googlevision.

Maybe bang on it to straighten it up.

A high resolution image of a Solar Eclipse.

2018 IFMAR ISTC World Championships – A-main Leg 1.
[h/t Gus]

Not my baby brother, but a similar-sized baby with one more hair.

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Kephalonomancing Hot Links

Slummin‘, Don and Dewey (1959)Don “Sugarcane” Harris (aka Don Bowman) and Dewey Terry never had any hits of their own but others did with covers of their songs. Sugarcane Harris had particular success playing electric violin as a sideman for Little Richard, Johnny Otis, John Mayall & Frank Zappa, and in the 1980s was a member of the punk/jazz/psychobilly group Tupelo Chain Sex.

Sunkitty.

Raven or crow?

expecto petronum

Construction horrors.

The Electric Vampire 1910.

Greta taught us everything.

Vacuuming with otters [via].

New Hampshire volcanoes and stonewalling [via].

DALL-E 2: Describe an image and let AI create it [via].

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Acatalepsic Hot Links

The Stars, The Ocapello’s (1966 & 1972)A rare recording – a 45rpm in mint condition might fetch you $100. Little can be found about the group with the stray apostrophe except that they came from East Orange, New Jersey, and evolved from two other local groups (The Crowns and The Cameos), and that the lead singer may or may not have been Bobby Kline who may or may not have been black.

lol CNN.

How to Cockatoo.

The Coandă Effect.

200 Faces of Bigfoot.

Must have. Shark Puppet.

Very cool drop. [h/t Jim. W.]

Little Steven’s Underground Garage.
[h/t Taminator013]

City map generator omits pesky road names [via].

Shelter dog went on a squeaky toy bender. Story here.

US Senate SCOTUS confirmation hearings show blatant racism.

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Carminative Hot Links

Seven Day Weekend, The New York Dolls (1973)Recorded live in New York City, 11 August 1973, and if you close your eyes they sound exactly like the 1962 original by Gary Bonds & The Church Street Five.

Gen Jones?

Missed a spot.

What Time Is It?

Mrs. Clarice DeBack.

They weren’t lying in 2019.

Dude got spooked [via Bunkerville].

Daylight Saving: Spring Forward (2014 trailer).

Breaking News. Suspect let loose minutes before arrest.

Maslenitsa, Nikola-Lenivets Park & the Tower of Babel.

Sound-powered telephones have been used since at least 1944.

[Top image: Phicoon found on FB, or maybe here.]


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Paludicolous Hot Links

Fatty Patty, Lee Pickett & The Screamers (1958)Lee Pickett (rhythm guitar and slap bass) joined up with Marvin Ross (lead guitar) and Paul Jennings (drums) and recorded Fatty Patty and She Left Me With The Blues in a Denver basement. Marvin recalled, “We only used ‘Lee Pickett & The Screamers’ for that one record & a few promotional bookings.  Jolt Records picked the name for us, but by then we had taken the name of the Blue Rhythms.”

There’s Bob.

Basic.Dude.Stuff.

Dance this mess around.

I can’t explain this illusion.

Star Maps and Stick Charts.

Small Rectangle Thump Tray.

Non-newtonian fluid on speakers.

Live report from Hoover Street [via].

Send your name to the moon on a thumb drive.

[Top image found in here, which links to this, and that’s all I know about it.]


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Dolichopodous Hot Links

Don’t Look Back, Them (1965)Them, a garage-rock/blues band from Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in April 1964 and had major hits the following year. George Ivan “Van” Morrison went solo in 1966; the band scored more hits and continued to record and perform into the 1970s.

Ka  ala.

Floor wax.

Guts & Butts.

Here come the Joros.

A McDonald’s secret.

Gonna be a long game.

Over the face and down the throat.

The Two Minutes Hate in the Dawning Age.

Everyone is affected by the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

[Top image: Ceramic sculpture by Steve McGovney (2014) found here.]


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Urosthenic Hot Links

Hee Haw Breakdown, Nolan Cormier & The L.A. Aces (1971)From  Lousiana Cajun Music Special, Swallow Records 1988:
“Cut in 1971 at the first recording session of Swallow’s last recording studio, this Cajun ditty became an instant hit regionally, and then skipped over the Atlantic to become a popular Cajun hit in England as well.”

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Selkies.

Cajun math.

On restrictions.

Stan, the Bridge Man.

Encountering a feral Humpty [via].

Marimokkori is just creepy. Marimo is not.

Sharks are smooth as hell [Twitter thread].

Interactive live map of Russian invasion with linked sources.

[Top image: US Track and Field sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson‘s left index finger.]


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