Titubating Hot Links

Grunion Run, The Hollywood Persuaders (1963) Paul Buff was a Marine veteran who was making parts for guided missiles when he decided to go into the recording business. A multitalented musician and recording engineer, he needed a flip side for his band’s 45 of Tijuana Surf, so he contacted a 20 year old guitar player named Frank Zappa.

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Meep.

WELCOME.

Snacktime.

CGI tree fail.

Focus under the sand.

Just in time for summer.
[h/t Bunkerville]

42 Butterflies of North America.

A small disruption in a magnetic field.

Rhapsody In Blue (1924) visualized [via].

Superimpose photo of your product here.

[Top image: Rotated, cropped & inverted the colors of the original (below the break). I don’t recall where I found it or why I did it.]


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Batraquomancing Hot Links

Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Christian Myers, from Las Vegas, conducts a performance test on an F/A-18 Super Hornet jet engine on the fantail aboard the aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) on May 12, 2022. US Navy Photo

I Won’t Tell, Tracey Dey (1964) Very pretty song about a girl cheating on her boyfriend with his brother – her sister’s boyfriend – and lying to both of them.
Nora Ferrari (aka Tracey Dey) was a college coed when she recorded a demo tape that found its way to the ears of Bob Crewe, producer and songwriter for The Four Seasons and others. Dey released nine solo singles 1962 through 1966; several made the Billboard Top 100 beginning with Teenage Cleopatra.

Under the table.

Future futbol star.

3D Butterfly Zoetrope.

Ladies and gentlemen…

The “Not Famous” people.

Some serious damage from an AR-15.

You GOTTA hear this bird. [h/t Bunkerville]

Commuting in Stunt City. [h/t Mme. Jujujive]

Outhorse Your Email: “Let the horses of Iceland reply to your emails while you are on vacation.”  [h/t Philosopher Mouse]

[Top image from USNI News.]


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Vellicative Hot Links

Woodpecker Rock, Nat Couty & The Braves (1958)Born in Natchez, Louisiana on 6 October 1934, Nat Couty played in bands for most of his life, but only recorded one other song – Won’t You Come Along With Me (the flip side). He suffered a stroke in 1999 and died of a heart attack the following year.

The Leaf.

A 1789 school shooting.

How big is the asteroid?

Cam Cole has no backup band.
Free listen/download at the link.

I think they’re saying “Terabyte.”

An orange orb and his baked potato friend.

The Evolution of Games with 250K dominoes.

70 Babylon Bee satire stories that came true.

The Only Thing that can stop the Queen’s Guard.

Why buy one when you can make a bindle. [h/t Gord S.]

The second act of Alban Berg’s 1937 opera Lulu includes a three-minute sequence that’s a musical palindrome.

[Top image found here.]


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Castophrenic Hot Links

I Go Into Orbit, Johnny Acey (1962)John Acey Goodelock (1925-2009) was an east coast R&B singer / pianist who began recording in 1953, and also recorded as Johnny Chef, Acey, J. Acey, and Johnny Acey And His Fingerpoppers. I was unable to find the lineup for this recording; the 45rpm credits Texas songwriter LaCharles Harper and it may have been the inspiration for Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Pride and Joy.

Sparks.

Get Juicy.

Peach Bums.

Shiny mixer [via].

Robot Spy Beaver??

BOLLARDS ARE GO

The Fried Universe.
[h/t Mme. Jujujive]

The Largest .GIF Animation in the World.

Reddit’s Best Photoshops of 2021 includes links to originals.

Researchers at UC Berkley dropped salamanders into a vertical wind tunnel to see what would happen. [via]

[Top image: Dashboard of a 1958 Dodge D100 found here.]


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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.

[Top image found in here.]


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Keraunoscopic Hot Links

Run, Don’t Walk, The Ventures (?),  year unknown.That song title is not a typo, and I can’t find any info on the origin of the recording. One source claims it was unreleased, but that seems unlikely; it’s possibly the work of a tribute band. The Ventures had a huge hit with Walk, Don’t Run in 1960, but you knew that.

Lunch.

Outtake.

Luxury bumwad.

Trilobites of Morocco.

About Globohomo Art.

Soda theft prevention in 1919.

Titania McGrath’s predictions. They came true.

Average IQ of Students by College Major & Gender Ratio.

Disney made the lemmings leap to their deaths [h/t Barbara S.]

Economic factors may take some spring out of the Easter Bunny’s step this year.

[Top image is NOT a photoshop. It’s the aftermath of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, Hualien, Taiwan, February 2018, via Bunkerville.]


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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.

[Top image found here.]


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