Music

{"content":{"id":1794,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou probably heard John Mulaney's 2009 Trump bit at some point in your life, but in celebration of what is hopefully the second-to-last week of having that orange asshole shoved in our faces, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkAmTjl0F0E\"\u003ehere's a link\u003c/a\u003e. Even though it was made before Trump was in politics, it holds up surprisingly well!\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eMore stand up: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrFU5wyd_C0\"\u003eHeart attacks\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOn a completely different note, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vUGhEzBpZc\"\u003ehere is a spider that screams\u003c/a\u003e. Or at least squeaks. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Hz9Rjyr_vA\"\u003eA more-terrifying close-up view\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSananab's semi-regular ancient JoshReads feature: \u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/2005/08/quick-test/\"\u003eEpic Spiderman breakdown\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRemember \"Mant!\"? It turns it was \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Castle#On_his_own:_the_gimmicks\"\u003ebased on a real person\u003c/a\u003e. (the director, not the Mant). The movie gimmicks included having nurses on-hand and issuing $1,000 life insurance policies. That list is an extremely good read.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3P3MZ2i5qk\"\u003ePretty lame, Milhouse\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3O6GcsZzas\"\u003eI like music!!!!!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-01-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-01-15T21:56:27.000Z","updated_at":"2021-01-16T16:03:33.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=stand_up\"\u003estand_up\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1770,"title":"Weekly Links - Bright New Year Edition","body":"\u003cp\u003eIt's been a long December, etc. etc.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZULuedsaB9U\"\u003eA two-year-old child solves the trolley problem\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9ywYptCKlg\"\u003eWhat rich people are like probably\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eA recent Wiktionary word of the day was a word for garden bed or plot, that \u003ca href=\"https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D9%85%D8%B4%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9#Arabic\"\u003emade its way, in real time, from Sumerian to Arabic\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04oWysYCN0o\"\u003eAncient Chinese flute\u003c/a\u003e, practically unknown since the 5th century. I really admire people who get really good at really obscure instruments.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKOtPR0DZdU\"\u003e\"My grandpa made monkeys illegal in Sweden\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.theonion.com/the-biggest-hints-our-sweetheart-dropped-in-2020-that-s-1845811936\"\u003esomething something Onion New Years funny\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.trs-80.org/model-3/\"\u003eAn interesting reason for a home computer to be discontinued\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-01-03T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-12-30T19:14:51.000Z","updated_at":"2021-01-02T13:25:24.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=arabic\"\u003earabic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=iraq\"\u003eiraq\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sumerian\"\u003esumerian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=akkadian\"\u003eakkadian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=aramaic\"\u003earamaic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=scotland\"\u003escotland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Bright New Year Edition

It's been a long December, etc. etc.

{"content":{"id":1754,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eMonty Python's Terry Jones (RIP) wrote a \u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/462621.Chaucer_s_Knight\"\u003econtroversial scholarly work on Chaucer's Knight's Tale\u003c/a\u003e. By all accounts it's very well-researched and erudite.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eParamecium video of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXiJ__5-tI8\"\u003eHUNTER HUNTED!!!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI really hate most HBO shows, but \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-znj7Uf9Oo\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyrE04a-nz6JChrvhDtDVeTo\u0026index=3\"\u003eI can't stop watching this\u003c/a\u003e. It looks so good. Look at the disdain on John Goodman's face. But HBO has let me down so many times.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://arwes.dev/\"\u003eA very polished frontend framework for science fiction effects.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hhAXrxVMeU\"\u003eGolden Ratio design in Inkscape tutorial\u003c/a\u003e. The kind of neat, simple idea you can play endlessly with.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSylvester Stallone recently announced they were editing the friendship bot out of Rocky IV: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgEH95t6m34\"\u003eThis was the best part of all the Rocky movies combined\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eProbably the most faithful live-action adaptation of Mario and Luigi \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dduvx-dEySY\"\u003epre-dates the original NES game\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-12-13T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-12-09T23:48:48.000Z","updated_at":"2020-12-13T00:27:32.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fourteenth_century\"\u003efourteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=england\"\u003eengland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=luigi\"\u003eluigi\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1749,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/546.jpg\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn3MTYNe8mM\"\u003eHow a Paramecium eats bacteria\u003c/a\u003e, accompanied by relaxing, joyful chamber music.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTwmjOySDjA\"\u003eSean O'Connery singing a song and speaking with an Irish accent before he was James Bond\u003c/a\u003e, from \"Darby O'Gill and the Little People\".\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI have no words to describe this: \u003ca href=\"https://affinelayer.com/pixsrv/index.html\"\u003eclickclickclick\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI quit watching SNL because of Jimmy Fallon and apparently I ended up missing some sort of Wiig/Forte/Arminsen high point. Now I'm catching up in the Youtube clips they've only recently let Canadians start watching. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIbzfk2I1Mo\"\u003e1987 Ladies' World Cup of Curling\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWc7vYjgnTs\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=37\"\u003ePavarotti sings \"Nessun Dorma\"\u003c/a\u003e. I don't like opera but I like this, so I assume opera fans hate it.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=King-of-the-salmon\u0026oldid=962314348\"\u003eExcellent funny Wikipedia find\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bQwGlMEeOE\"\u003eDigitally-cleaned video of Beijing in the 1920s\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-12-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-30T03:54:32.000Z","updated_at":"2020-12-06T01:07:12.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=baroque\"\u003ebaroque\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italy\"\u003eitaly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italian\"\u003eitalian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_twenties\"\u003ethe_twenties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=gold\"\u003egold\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=red\"\u003ered\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fish\"\u003efish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1747,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eArchive.org now has a safe Flash emulator, so people can upload all the classic free games of the 00s. \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/flyguy_flash\"\u003eFlyguy\u003c/a\u003e is a pleasant toy game.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MnHuQSKJTQ\u0026feature=emb_logo\"\u003eA short, interesting video on why Aspidistras because a middle-class status symbol starting in Victorian times\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelated retro-commedy: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XROMw3Z4e0\"\u003eThe biggest Aspidistra in the World\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIt continues to be a tough year for everyone. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKh8yq82y5w\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=141\"\u003eThis is my new favourite song for building optimism\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G8YCM0pGfU\"\u003eSeinfeld (NSFW)\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eAndrew Rilstone - who has an encyclopedic knowledge of C.S. Lewis, has been writing a series of lectures on Bulverism. They are all good, but \u003ca href=\"http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2020/11/9-politics.html\"\u003ehere is one of the best ones\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/madamhowladywhyo00kingrich/page/n7/mode/2up\"\u003eMadam How and Lady Why; or First lessons in earth lore for children\u003c/a\u003e. I kind of want to try reading it. It's one of those historical books that could either be really good or really bad.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-29T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-22T19:47:37.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-29T00:12:31.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=botany\"\u003ebotany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_thirties\"\u003ethe_thirties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1693,"title":"Composers","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/522.png\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-10-07T02:21:05.000Z","updated_at":"2020-10-07T02:21:11.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e"}

Composers

{"content":{"id":1740,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/53a.jpeg\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eEven very talented people make mistakes: the writers of \"'Allo 'Allo\" and \"Are You Being Served\", among other shows, also created what some people consider the worst British sitcom of all time, starring the talented Mollie Sugden and taking place on a space station. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdAytULg7Ks\"\u003eHere's an episode\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4O7kEanng4\"\u003eA relaxed Geman man shows you how to use to some free synthesizer software\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe computer pictured above is an analogue computer from 1960, which was basically a fancy graphing calculator for engineers. \u003ca href=\"http://www.analogmuseum.org/library/eai_tr-10.pdf\"\u003eHere is a marketing brochure that diagrams the relevant circuits\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI recently saw a meme about coloured toilet paper, something I only have a very vague memory of, as it was already going out of style when I was a small child. \u003ca href=\"http://historysdumpster.blogspot.com/2012/08/coloured-toilet-paper.html\"\u003eHere's an blog post about colour in that era\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/2020/11/princes-princes-who-adore-ysingle-gunshot/\"\u003eJosh Reads was on fire this week\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI stopped watching the Simpsons around twenty years ago but apparently, not long ago, there was a Simpsons scene so offensive that \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R_WJe1w5RQ\u0026bpctr=1605901848\"\u003eYoutube gave it a warning\u003c/a\u003e. Compared to some of the extremist political videos Youtube has recommended me for no reason, this is pretty mild.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSpeaking of sitcomish cartoons, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXa3jBr1gqI\"\u003ethis excellent song has been in my head for two weeks\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-22T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-15T17:19:57.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-21T02:54:42.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comics\"\u003ecomics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1740,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/53a.jpeg\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eEven very talented people make mistakes: the writers of \"'Allo 'Allo\" and \"Are You Being Served\", among other shows, also created what some people consider the worst British sitcom of all time, starring the talented Mollie Sugden and taking place on a space station. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdAytULg7Ks\"\u003eHere's an episode\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4O7kEanng4\"\u003eA relaxed Geman man shows you how to use to some free synthesizer software\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe computer pictured above is an analogue computer from 1960, which was basically a fancy graphing calculator for engineers. \u003ca href=\"http://www.analogmuseum.org/library/eai_tr-10.pdf\"\u003eHere is a marketing brochure that diagrams the relevant circuits\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI recently saw a meme about coloured toilet paper, something I only have a very vague memory of, as it was already going out of style when I was a small child. \u003ca href=\"http://historysdumpster.blogspot.com/2012/08/coloured-toilet-paper.html\"\u003eHere's an blog post about colour in that era\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/2020/11/princes-princes-who-adore-ysingle-gunshot/\"\u003eJosh Reads was on fire this week\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI stopped watching the Simpsons around twenty years ago but apparently, not long ago, there was a Simpsons scene so offensive that \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R_WJe1w5RQ\u0026bpctr=1605901848\"\u003eYoutube gave it a warning\u003c/a\u003e. Compared to some of the extremist political videos Youtube has recommended me for no reason, this is pretty mild.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSpeaking of sitcomish cartoons, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXa3jBr1gqI\"\u003ethis excellent song has been in my head for two weeks\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-22T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-15T17:19:57.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-21T02:54:42.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comics\"\u003ecomics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1678,"title":"Heaven","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/51a.png\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-20T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-29T03:33:10.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-20T03:49:49.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=blue\"\u003eblue\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=religion\"\u003ereligion\u003c/a\u003e"}

Heaven

{"content":{"id":1738,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/539.png\" class=\"small\" style=\"border: 1px solid black\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSemi-regular Ancient Clickhole: \u003ca href=\"https://clickhole.com/i-was-there-when-fabio-got-hit-by-a-goose-on-a-roller-c-1825124049/\"\u003eI was there when Fabio got hit by a goose on a roller coaster and I did nothing\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://superlooper.universlabs.co.uk/\"\u003eA fun, easy in-browser synthesizer\u003c/a\u003e. The kind of toy you can play with endlessly.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eEric Andre is back and I don't have whatever streaming service plays him in Canada, but \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFS35FZzZuo\"\u003ethis clip is good\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eClassic JoshReads from 2006: \u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/2006/04/more-proof-that-cats-are-in-league-with-satan/\"\u003eAn unironically funny (and evocative) Family Circus\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6u_a0EUkA0\"\u003eNorth Korean pop video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7_pVrIshxA\"\u003e\"Finnish man scares a bear away by shouting PERKELE\"\u003c/a\u003e. It is less than a minute and be sure to watch it all the way through.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://sozi.baierouge.fr/pages/10-about.html\"\u003eA neat alternative to slideshows\u003c/a\u003e. Although, at a glance, it's hard to know how hard it is to set one up.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-15T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-09T04:09:32.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-14T17:02:32.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_thirties\"\u003ethe_thirties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=religion\"\u003ereligion\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comics\"\u003ecomics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_tens\"\u003ethe_tens\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient_clickhole\"\u003eancient_clickhole\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chemistry\"\u003echemistry\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1731,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/536.jpg\" class=\"small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsbEhTaydFA\"\u003eWhat is your punishment, master?\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/CgmiLRBqLfU\"\u003eA BBC interview with Glenn Miller, shortly before his death\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe artistry behind Akira is mind blowing. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMwNilk-YyE\"\u003eA short behind-the-scenes video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThis is extremely tasteless but also hypnotically well done: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fbMZxnNvhA\"\u003eStalin and Trotsky singing \"Video killed the radio star\"\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2015/05/227.html\"\u003eWatsonianism vs Doyleism\u003c/a\u003e, a very good article about fandom which starts with a quaint reflection on the Force Awakens trailer.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOne of my all-time favourite movies is Polyester, by John Waters, staring Divine. I just recently found out that the theme song was written by Deborah Harry and Christ Stein of Blondie. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVJYHCBcBbI\"\u003eEnjoy\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.poprewind.com/american-gladiators-farts-american-flatulators/\"\u003eAn article about an hour-long, fart-themed 90s TV parody\u003c/a\u003e. The video is extremely bad, but it is also extremely weird that it exists! Skim around a bit and think of how many grown adults were involved in making it.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-10-31T17:03:45.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-08T00:02:00.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bored_of_star_wars\"\u003ebored_of_star_wars\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1731,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/536.jpg\" class=\"small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsbEhTaydFA\"\u003eWhat is your punishment, master?\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/CgmiLRBqLfU\"\u003eA BBC interview with Glenn Miller, shortly before his death\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe artistry behind Akira is mind blowing. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMwNilk-YyE\"\u003eA short behind-the-scenes video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThis is extremely tasteless but also hypnotically well done: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fbMZxnNvhA\"\u003eStalin and Trotsky singing \"Video killed the radio star\"\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2015/05/227.html\"\u003eWatsonianism vs Doyleism\u003c/a\u003e, a very good article about fandom which starts with a quaint reflection on the Force Awakens trailer.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOne of my all-time favourite movies is Polyester, by John Waters, staring Divine. I just recently found out that the theme song was written by Deborah Harry and Christ Stein of Blondie. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVJYHCBcBbI\"\u003eEnjoy\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.poprewind.com/american-gladiators-farts-american-flatulators/\"\u003eAn article about an hour-long, fart-themed 90s TV parody\u003c/a\u003e. The video is extremely bad, but it is also extremely weird that it exists! Skim around a bit and think of how many grown adults were involved in making it.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-10-31T17:03:45.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-08T00:02:00.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bored_of_star_wars\"\u003ebored_of_star_wars\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1737,"title":"An extra special happy song","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/lNekniIgjCk\"\u003eOn the sunny side of the street.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-07T20:32:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-11-07T20:32:21.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-07T20:33:17.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e"}

An extra special happy song

{"content":{"id":1657,"title":"The Origin of the Band's Name","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/50b.jpg\" class=\"tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAccording to Wikipedia, it \"combined Southern Gothic with a biopic of jazzman Chet Baker.\" The real Chet Baker was a junkie who died after falling out of a window 18 years after this was made.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-11-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-23T20:06:03.000Z","updated_at":"2020-11-05T00:35:35.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=20th_century\"\u003e20th_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Origin of the Band's Name

According to Wikipedia, it "combined Southern Gothic with a biopic of jazzman Chet Baker." The real Chet Baker was a junkie who died after falling out of a window 18 years after this was made.

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More Mouth Dreams!! - This time extra darkandedgy for Halloweeeen!