Monday, March 30, 2015

First It was the Thin Mints Melee

Woman accused of stabbing Akron boyfriend because he ate all their salsa

Editorial guidelines from Spicy Detective magazine, 1935

Editorial guidelines from Spicy Detective magazine, 1935

Bushwhackers, Desperadoes, and a Damsel in Distress

Bushwhackers, Desperadoes, and a Damsel in Distress: “Lone Star Fury” by James Reasoner by Edward A. Grainger

Al Capone's Hobby: Songwriting

Al Capone's Hobby: Songwriting

Song of the Day

Cherry Poppin' Daddies - "Zoot Suit Riot" (original video) - YouTube:

Forgotten Hits: 50 Year Flashback: March 30th, 1965

Forgotten Hits: 50 Year Flashback: March 30th, 1965

Today's Vintage Ad


10 Wild Lawmen Of The Old West

10 Wild Lawmen Of The Old West

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Charlotte Jay, The Man Who Walked Away, Fontana, 1962

16 Times Nic Cage's Range Of Emotion Was Astounding

16 Times Nic Cage's Range Of Emotion Was Astounding

Listen To Some Of The Most Commonly Used Sound-Effects In Cinema

Listen To Some Of The Most Commonly Used Sound-Effects In Cinema

New Poem at the Five-Two

The Five-Two: Ron Hayes: A CONTEMPLATION ON KILLING

The Ultimate Way to Witness the Northern Lights

The Ultimate Way to Witness the Northern Lights  

Slideshow, but not annoying.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Gene Saks, R. I. P.

Actor/Director Gene Saks Dies at 93 - Playbill.com: Six-time Tony Award nominee Gene Saks, a comic actor who made a memorable splash in the role of the desperately unfunny children's TV host Leo "Chuckles The Chipmunk" Herman in the 1962 Broadway comedy A Thousand Clowns and who went on to a major directing career as the interpreter of playwright Neil Simon on stage and screen, died March 28 at age 93.  

Hat tipt o Jeff Meyerson.

11 Facts That Prove Seahorses Are Among The Most Fascinating Fish In The Sea

11 Facts That Prove Seahorses Are Among The Most Fascinating Fish In The Sea

Song of the Day

Jo Stafford Whispering Hope - YouTube:

Secret Libraries of Chicago

Secret Libraries of Chicago

Today's Vintage Ad


10 Prison Escapees Who Eluded Capture For Decades

10 Prison Escapees Who Eluded Capture For Decades

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John O'Hara, Pal Joe, Dell 10-Cent Book #24

22 Of The Most Important Photographs In The World

22 Of The Most Important Photographs In The World

9 Facts that Tell the True Story of Johnny Appleseed

9 Facts that Tell the True Story of Johnny Appleseed

In Case You Were Wondering

Science explains why hipsters grow beards: The answer, according to The University of Western Australia researchers, is because men are feeling under pressure from other men and are attempting to look aggressive by being more flamboyant with their whiskers.

Vintage Treasures: Cities edited by Peter Crowther

Vintage Treasures: Cities edited by Peter Crowther

Saturday, March 28, 2015

First It was the Thin Mints Melee

Charlotte, NC: Woman attempts to hit man with car over cinnamon bun argument

Classic Gunfights

Jar Head!: Joaquin Murrieta vs Harry Love’s Rangers

New Story at Beat to a Pulp

LastExit: LAST EXIT Chris Leek

Song of the Day

Vince Vance & The Valiants (bomb iran) - YouTube:

11 Celebrity #TBT Photos You May Have Missed This Week

11 Celebrity #TBT Photos You May Have Missed This Week

Today's Vintage Ad


The Weird Week in Review

The Weird Week in Review

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John B. Thompson, Girls of the French Quarter, Beacon, 1954

I'm Sure You'll All Agree

10 Best Southern Gothic Books

I Want to Believe!

Metro News: A veteran NASA employee says he saw a nine-foot-tall alien hitch a ride on the space shuttle – and watched the creature have a quiet chat with astronauts when it thought  no one was looking.

10 Pieces Of Pop Culture That Influenced 'Star Wars'

10 Pieces Of Pop Culture That Influenced 'Star Wars'

Directors Who Left Movie Franchises

Directors Who Left Movie Franchises