Halloween Costumes, Courtesy of Bob Dylan Lyrics Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again Now the preacher looked so baffled When I asked him why he dressed With twenty pounds of headlines Stapled to his chest. But he cursed me when I proved it to him, Then I whispered, “Not even you can hide. You see, you’re just like me, I hope you’re satisfied.” ...
You know, I think Mr. Bob’s band needs a go-go dancer.– avuncular_bob
October 27 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining.” (via del.icio.us/merlinmann/tumble)
Cargo cult Cargo cults sometimes maintain that manufactured western goods (“cargo”) have been created by divine spirits and are intended for the local indigenous people, but that Westerners have unfairly gained control of these objects. Cargo cults thus focus on overcoming what they perceive as undue ‘white’ influences by conducting rituals similar to the white behavior they have observed,...
Is this like how only the Queen can own swans?– Danny O’Brien
Never go with a hippie to a second location.– Jack Donaghy
Groom of the Stool The Groom of the Stool was a medieval English groom (i.e. a male servant) who, among other duties, had the task of cleaning the Monarch’s rear after a bowel movement. It’s a living.
Money Bin A frequent topic of speculation among McDuck fans regards the dimensions of the Money Bin. Barks defined the volume of money contained inside as “three cubic acres,” but the exact meaning, and therefore the volume, of a “cubic acre” is subject to interpretation by the reader, since an acre is a measure of area, not length. A series of blueprints created for a Scrooge McDuck story by Don...
It’s like weighing a calf twice a day, but never feeding it.– Mark Morford, quoting a teacher on how we stress testing over real teaching.
And now at least everyone knows Chris Walla has a solo record coming out.– Josh Rosenfeld
This all started when I realized that most people call one hour meetings becuase...– Meeting Tokens (for Merlin) on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Schrute Farms is the number one beet-related agrotourism destination in...– Schrute Farms in Honesdale, Pennsylvania - B&B Reviews - TripAdvisor
Marni Nixon [Marni] Nixon’s dubbing career includes: The voices of the angels heard by Ingrid Bergman in Joan of Arc (1948) The singing voice of Margaret O’Brien in The Secret Garden (1949) Providing Marilyn Monroe with a few top notes in her performance of “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ (1953) The singing voice for Deborah Kerr in the Rodgers...
Erowid Experience Vaults: Piracetam & Hydergine - Selective Brain Wake-up - 38857 One further specific note - this combination might be of interest to anyone involved in performance arts. I sing, scream and play in an improv noise band, and after taking a couple each of Piracetam and Hydergine and one or two drinks, found that my stage performance became quite eccentric. I found myself...
The best I can say for it is that it conceivably could have been worse. Just...– Flannery O’Connor, on the TV adaptation of “The Life You Save May Be Your Own”
Viewer Voices: Where We Respond To The Opinions Of Our Uninformed Viewers (via Viewer Voices: Where We Respond To The Opinions Of Our Uninformed Viewers | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source)
…all of the famous Bush malapropisms…have involved occasions when...– Paul Krugman/NYT
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Dave Edmunds and Rockpile - Girls Talk Rockpile - Teacher Teacher Nick Lowe & Rockpile - “So It Goes”
”Better” x 2 I like this other (older?) one better (both the version of the song and the perfectly lofi video)