The .Gif Friday Post No. 657 – Stick It To The Man, Mud Pool & Gator Rodeo

[Found here, here and here.]

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler! – It’s Mardi Gras!

King Oliver & His Creole Jazz Band – Sugar Foot Stomp (1926)
Louis Armstrong played 2nd cornet, married the piano player Lil Hardin.

Lil Armstrong & Buck Washington – Or Leave Me Alone (1936)
That’s Mrs. Louis Armstrong to you.

Al Hirt – When The Saints Go Marching In
Not sure what year, but I’m pretty sure that’s Pete Fountain on clarinet.

Might as well throw some Cajun into the mix while we’re at it. No idea who the artist is or what year, but the song is called Toot Toot.


Joyeux Mardi Gras!
J’espère que vous en avez un gros!

[Gator roast .gif found here.]

NY Apartment Infested With Cats and Reptiles: NYPD Officer Uses Drugs

Police Officer Martin Duffy rappels down the side of 2430 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. in Harlem to shoot a 400-pound Bengal-Siberian tiger, that was kept in an apartment, with a tranquilizer. The sedated tiger, named Ming, and a 3-foot caiman alligator were removed from the building. The animals’ owner was tracked down in Philadelphia and charged with reckless endangerment.

[Image found here with description embedded. Full story from 2003 here.]

Holy SkyGator, Batman!

Don’t move or look him in the eyes and he won’t see you.  Cue the Theme, then duck and cover.  Meet y’all back under the cypress roots. Good luck.

[Image from Bits & Pieces.]