ONCE UPON A TIME:
Patti McGee – 1965 Woman’s first National Skateboard Champion.
I SWEAR I’M NOT PICKING ON THEM…but the slimy news keeps coming.
SECOND CAREERS: Look at this guy, playing it off like it’s no big deal. He’s my new #2 favorite pilot (this guy forever holds the #1 position). What? Who is #3? Voila. But wait, there’s more. And this is the best.
HEY ALANIS: Now this is ironic.
IF YOU LOVE YOUR PUSS…don’t even think about doing this.
ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DAD JOKE: (then there’s this)
PERSPECTIVE: Things could always be worse. This is bad. It is both something I feel bad for not knowing about and bad for what’s happening and, more importantly something to consider vis-a-vis the news of the day.
OH FFS: Stop it. Just stop.
FOR THE WANT OF A QUICKIE MART: This is what a 17th century shopping list looks like.
DOSSIER UPDATE: Remember last summer? When I wasn’t sure the Rio Olympics maybe wouldn’t happen because of all the fail? It’s still happening.
REST IN PEACE MR. BOND:
As promised, our intrepid contributor Eric H. shares a slew of what he calls “interesting-oids” this week.
FUH FUH FUH FUH FUH FUH FUH FAH FAH FAH FAH FASHION: A curated list of writing on the topic from someone who knows what she is talking about.
PLAYING WITH YOUR FOOD: Come for the banana dragon. Stay for the radish pom-pom.
THAT ONE TIME ROCK N ROLL…was the subject of an FBI investigation.
SPEAKING OF…Eric sent this along for your weekend listening pleasure. And while I remembered Chris Cornell on this month’s playlist from Temple of the Dog, Eric reminds me of a Soundgarden song so damn good Johnny Cash covered it.
THIS IS HOW IT STARTS:
For the record, my Alexa’s response was, and I quote, “hmmm, I’m not sure.” I’m so proud of her. Takes after her old man.
THE ANTI-SPOTIFY RECORD LABEL: I’m pretty certain that I’m not the demographic for this kind of art. I’m also totally positive that I had other things to say about this but my rarely employed use of self-editing got the better of me.
SAUSAGE FEST! I’d like to personally thank Eric for passing this along because I can never get these things right. Also, this might be relevant to your weekend plans.
LONG READ OF THE WEEK: They are enormous, they operate in hostile conditions and there comes a time when they must shut down. And there’s a good chance you’ve never even considered how that happens.
YOU HAD ONE JOB: Noooooooooooooooo!