Since when did Christianity become more about preaching the rules than preaching the Gospel of mercy?
Silence or Violence: Logan, Suicide, and the Culture of Masculine Silence.
Preventing Bullying and Cyber-Bullying.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Border Wall and Congressional Fundraising.
The Unabomber takes on the Internet.
The Tip That Led to Terrorist Abdelhamid Abaaoud’s Downfall Came From a Muslim Woman.
Ken Screven: And then I tossed a bourbon Manhattan in his face.
The Real Story Behind HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ From The NPR Reporter Who Broke The Story. Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill,and NPR’s Nina Totenberg.
Chip, Implanted in Brain, Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Control of Hand.
Facing life unarmed. “When I was born, everyone was expecting me to have arms.”
Within Our Gates (1920) – Oscar Micheaux Silent Film.
Dustbury has been blogging 20 years, which, at 11 years, makes me a piker.
Sharp Little Pencil: Lost Word.
Now I Know: Voltaire’s Wager and The Revolt of the Dancing Grannies and They Blue It and The Birds that Sing for Their Supper.
You may have to be from upstate New York to appreciate this: This is a Halfmoon; This is a Black and White Cookie.
The Mystery of the Phantom Page Turner.
Can anything good come from an experiment involving whipped cream?
Cartoon: The NYC pandering primary.
Frank Welker, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards on Friday, April 29th, 2016. He is the legendary performer of the voices of Scooby-Doo and many others.
Guinness Book of World Records certified famed Mad artist Al Jaffee’s run as a world record for “Longest Career as a Comics Artist.”
How Mickey Mouse Evades the Public Domain.
An Audience With the King. That would be Jack Kirby. Bob Kane does not fare so well.
Book review: A Spanish Comic Book Exposes Franco’s Orphanages.
R.I.P, Merle Haggard and Steve Earle: The Other Side of Merle Haggard and Coverville 1121: A cover tribute to Merle Haggard and some A Cappellaville!
10 Priceless Songs About Taxes and Coverville 1120: A Tribute to Tax Day.
New Paul Simon Album ‘Stranger to Stranger’ Coming June 3rd. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water – Madison Square Garden, NYC – 2009/10 29 or 30.
18 Ripping 1960S ROCK & ROLL Bands That Performed On TV Sitcoms And Dramas.
The History of John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s Only Post-Beatles Session.
The Muppets on the Ed Sullivan Show.
This is a REALLY annoying K-Chuck Radio, especially the Oz piece, which I gave up on. They made a disco song out of THAT?!?
Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen, judge says.
The lawyers who beat the ‘Happy Birthday’ copyright are taking on ‘We Shall Overcome’.
The Black Keys Say They Regret Inducting Steve Miller Into Rock Hall of Fame.
David Kalish: My ode to how music has shaped me.
SamuraiFrog’s 12 albums.
The great thing about Kermit is his every-man (every-amphibian?) quality.
I have been a big fan of the Muppet known as Kermit the Frog, at least since his first appearances on Sesame Street in 1969. But the character has a much longer history.
The earliest iteration of Kermit was on local television in the Washington, DC area, on WRC-TV’s Sam and Friends beginning in 1955. Here’s Kermit with Harry the Hipster from 1959, e.g. SamuraiFrog has clips of many appearances of Kermit, and the other Muppets Continue reading “K is for Kermit the Frog”
A Beach Boy asks, “Why am I the villain?”