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Posts Tagged ‘FAIL’

You Can Keep Your Doctor Hot Links

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Never heard the term Crip walk until today. Apparently it could get you killed if you did it in some neighborhoods and you’re not a Crip.

Here’s a tutorial on how to Crip walk from the UK. Here’s what it looks like in action.

A McDonald’s Chicken Nugget Commercial (2007?) features Ronald McDonald Crip walking.

The Creighton Family produced many Creightons.

This is what you get if you Google “Dog General Green.

Godzilla stalks, but

Celery Stalks at Midnight.

Alligator nose. “It is very, very abnormal” but “it is not abnormal.” Alligators “know they have to breathe.” Brilliant commentary [via].

The animals are experiencing brumation, a process cold-blooded animals go through that lowers their metabolism so they can survive cold climates, similar to warm-blooded mammals’ hibernation. “It is very, very abnormal for southeastern North Carolina, […] It is not abnormal for the [the alligators] to do this because they know they have to breathe.”

Weathercam photobomb amused me. Related post here.

Home Security for only $1.25. It permits ventilation, too. Guess what it is.

Who’s Your Doppelganger in Museum Portraits?  [UPDATE: Here’s a privacy warning.]

[Top image from here.]

 

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The .Gif Friday Post No. 518 – Kitchen Ninja, Bubblehead & A Potato

Friday, 12 January 2018

[Found here, here and here.]

He smiled, so he was dispatched.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

[Found here. Related post here.]

Rambling Muskrat Hot Links

Sunday, 7 January 2018

A muskrat is not a rat. It’s more like a small capybara and is a resource of food and fur for humans according to Wiki, so send us your recipes and clothing patterns and we’ll post them with credit.

Muskrat Ramble” was written by Kid Ory and first recorded by Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five in 1926.

In 1965, Joseph Allen McDonald, aka Country Joe, shamelessly ripped off Kid Ory’s “Muskrat Ramble” note-for-note for his Vietnam-era protest song “Feelin’ Like I’m Fixin’ To Die Rag.”

“In 2003 McDonald was sued for copyright infringement over his signature song, specifically the “One, two, three, what are we fighting for?” chorus part, as derived from the 1926 early jazz classic “Muskrat Ramble“, co-written by Kid Ory. The suit was brought by Ory’s daughter Babette, who held the copyright at the time. Since decades had already passed from the time McDonald composed his song in 1965, Ory based her suit on a new version of it recorded by McDonald in 1999. The court however upheld McDonald’s laches defense, noting that Ory and her father were aware of the original version of the song, with the same questionable section, for some three decades without bringing a suit. In 2006, Ory was ordered to pay McDonald $395,000 for attorney fees and had to sell her copyrights to do so.”

[McDonald’s parents were communists and named him after Joseph Stalin according to Wiki. That explains a lot.]

From the This Shall Not Pass Department: A Heinz ketchup packet caused a New York woman to be diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. TRUE.

R.I.P. Dominic Frontiere (17 June 1931- 21 December 2017).

The Football Capital of the World.

What’s the smallest hole a mouse shrew can get through? 16.5mm in diameter according to this.

Trains [via].

Jim Flora (1914-1998) was a graphic commercial artist whose work creeped me out when I was very young.

Mambo For Cats was a 33rpm EP featuring various artists. It’s now a collectors’ item for the album cover designed by Jim Flora, and original copies are worth hundreds. Papa had a copy so when I saw the album cover recently, fireworks went off in my head, and the only song I remembered from the compilation was “Muskrat Ramble Mambo.”

[Top image found here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 516 – The Bus to Hell, Nice Throw Bro, Fish Hug & Fish Smack

Friday, 29 December 2017

[Found here, herehere and here.]

O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum, Wie treu sind deine Blatter!

Thursday, 21 December 2017

A geometric tree made from greenery found outdoors was described in a December 1956 “Better Homes and Gardens” spread called “Decorate with Nature’s gifts.” (From Mid-Century Christmas)

 

This image from a 1960 Alcoa Aluminum newsletter shows a family pulling the tubes off the branches of an aluminum tree and then decorating it with ornaments. Via Alcoa Records, Detre Library & Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center. (From Mid-Century Christmas)

 

An ultra-Modern Christmas tree of candle holders and starbursts was shot for the December 1961 issue of “House Beautiful.” (From Mid-Century Christmas, reprinted with permission of Hearst Communications, Inc.)

[Found in here, via here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 514 – Tree Trimming by Hand, Tree Trimming Trapeze, Brute-Force Tree Trimming & Hand Trimming by Tree

Friday, 15 December 2017

[Found here, here, here and here.]

Christmas at the Proctologist’s Office

Monday, 11 December 2017

[Found here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 513 – 3 Plants. I go first.

Friday, 8 December 2017

[Found here, here and here.]

College Thanksgiving Break FAIL

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

[Found here.]


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