I’ve e-mailed people this link before, but I think it’s worth revisiting Frank’s Vinyl Museum: The Internet Home of Weird Records. He regularly updates the site with the most bizarre records imaginable. To wit, one of his new additions is: “Ali and His Gang vs. Mr. Tooth Decay.” Not only does he post the covers, but he also features RealAudio samples of most of the tracks. Worth a look.
John Densmore of The Doors represents one of the few bands unwilling to sell out its music to commercials. I’m glad someone is, because I’m sick and tired of seeing good songs get bastardized into a thirty-second snippet of glossy advertising. My favorite quote: “I hope Sting has given those Shaman chiefs he hangs out with from the rainforest a ride in the back of that Jag he’s advertising.” Classic.
Take a look at the Most Useless Uses of a Time Machine.
retroCRUSH presents The Top 10 Most Controversial Albums Of All Time. I think it’s ironic that 2 Live Crew succeeded despite all of the bad press they received. NOT.
Here’s some Monday morning fun from Wonka: the Gobstopper Gobbler Game. Pac-Man it’s not, but it’s Wonka!
Who needs the purple pill? Man eats live lizards to cure tummy trouble.
I need to think of a witty caption for this picture of W racing White House staffers. OK, how about: “Secret Service agents were poised to tackle anyone that might challenge W in winning the race, knowing full well they would have to endure endless childish mockery for having "lost” the race.
Here’s yet another example of our stellar education system: one in three fourth-graders can’t find their state and mark it with an X. C’mon, it’s not like they live in The Simpsons’ Springfield.
Apparently Pakistan has Rednecks too. A mortar shell meant to be fired in celebration killed 25 people at a wedding, including the groom.
Here’s an appliance for the
geek chef in all of us.