Omoplatoscopical Hot Links

Mary Lou, Young Jessie (1955) Recorded by 18 year-old Obediah Donnell Jessie (1936-2020) who later spent some time with The Flairs, The Coasters, and the Obie Jessie Combo. It was his younger brother, actor DeWayne Jessie, who portrayed Otis Day in “National Lampoon’s Animal House.” Jessie was also related to Blind Lemon Jefferson.

Mary Lou was covered by Ronnie Hawkins (1959), the The Steve Miller Band (1973), Bob Seger (1976), Gene Clarke (1977), Frank Zappa (1983) and The Oblivions (1997).

Reblog the Frog.

How to make ketchup.

Eraserhead soundtrack.

Donkey gets a pedicure.

The Rubber Chicken Museum.

The Palindromists. The Movie.

Alex, Imma beat you at Chess.

Marilou Henner has hyperthymesia.

Vadim Solovyev does cool computer graphics.

Otis Blackwell wrote All Shook Up, first recorded by David Hess (aka David Hill, aka David Dante) in 1956.

Top image: Posted on Facebook by Sean R. with the caption
“Saw this in elevator to my dentist. I wondered how many people would even get it.


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Belgian Coal Miners ca. 1900

That’s an elevator and some of the “safety gates” are missing. The workers are wearing wood clogs. Actual date and place is unknown.

[Found here.]

Auto Parking Towers

Auto Elevator, Chicago, 1936

Auto Elevator, multiple locations, 2019.

Nah, just not the same.

[Found here and here.]

The Friday .Gif Post No. 584 – Panda Trap, Fountain Of The Dogs & A Greens Spike Fail

[Found here, here and here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No.252 – Elevator, Subway & Hydrant City

[Found here, here and here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No.166 – Paternoster, Penguin Pwnage, Whap Whap Whap


[Found here, here and here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 111 – Walkies, Flappies & Fluffy Escalator Cat

[Found here, here and here.]