Carminative Hot Links

Drop That Sack, Papa Charlie Jackson (1925) Papa Charlie Jackson (1887-1938) provided a bridge between ragtime and blues, and has the distinction of being one of the creators of “Hokum” – songs filled with sexual euphemisms and innuendo (Drop That Sack is one). Among his 66 recordings are several in which he accompanied classic female blues singers, such as Ma Rainey, Ida Cox and Hattie McDaniel (yes, THAT Hattie McDaniel).

Hong Kong at night.

20 mule team photos.

The Professor of Logic.

That was a close one, bro.

The chronology of Crayola colors.

Making forgery difficult in Russia.

Surf, Tiki & Luau Music That Doesn’t Suck.

Flight 25 is pure awesome space surf lounge rock.

Showers expected August 10th through the 13th.

Disneyworld adds animatronic POTUS. (Video here.)

These unnecessary abusive experiments should piss you off.

What do you teach?” he asked. “English,” I offered. “You don’t teach English,” he corrected me. “You teach White Studies.
Worth the read [via].

[Top image:  I lost the source and don’t know the location. A Tineye search is a little help; the earliest online appearance is ca. 2013.]


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Welcome To Cleveland

It’s true, and Cleveland spelled backwards is DNA level C.

In 1978, Mark Gubin painted “Welcome to Cleveland” on the roof of his Bay View building as a joke for planes passing over on their way to Mitchell International Airport. Despite its age, the sign went viral online in 2015, bringing Gubin renewed notoriety.

[Top image and caption found on Reddit. 2nd image and caption found here. Bottom image from Google Maps.]

One Little Space Makes A Difference.

[Found here. Some NSFK, and I suspect a bit o’ fotoshoppery for some, including the top one.]

Don’t bicycle and don’t sprinkle fleas on birds.

Don't Do It

NIE SOLIĆ GOŁĘBI is Polish for NO SALT PIGEONS.

[Found here.]