Wish I didn’t have to wait a week between episodes.
Brad Neely (China, Il / Professor Brothers / Harg Nallin Sclopio Peepio) always delivers.
This is an old TV show called Route 66, “Give the Old Cat a Tender Mouse,” season 3, episode 14. Original air date December 21, 1962!
Tod meets Vicki Russell again (from “How Much a Pound is Albatross”). She is again riding her motorcycle and this time has a boyfriend Frank pursuing her.
This is the spot where Tod chases Vicki out of the hotel parking lot.
Photographer Robert Frank, dead at 94.
Is fluoride making us idiots? Was General Jack D. Ripper right after all?
Probably not. Lots of limitations on the most recent study, including long-term vs episodic fluoride exposure, controlling for lead exposure, noisy data, and a couple of individuals with extremely low IQ’s that may have thrown the entire data set. Also, previous studies indicated problems only at extremely high fluoride exposures – much higher than typical water fluoridation.
But don’t let that prevent us from getting a good panic on!
MIND BLOWN by this odd vinyl/tape hybrid. Just think, if we’d lost WWII we might be experiencing a TEFI revival right now.
Here’s a great 32-year-old article from SPIN’s archives, from around the time that I was getting into them. (Yes, I was late to the party and had to work my way back through the Twin/Tone albums.) The band had just parted ways with manager Pete Jesperson, fired lead guitarist Bob Stinson, and released one of their best albums, Pleased To Meet Me. Recorded right here in Memphis!
“When we started,” [Westerberg] says, pausing to sip from a midmorning Schmidt, “we definitely had a fear of success. We had a fear of everything. We were all very paranoid, and I think that goes hand in hand with the excessive drinking thing. We’d get drunk because we were basically scared shitless, and that snowballed into image. Now we’re a little more assured of what we’re doing. We’re not positive which way we’re going, but we think we know what mistakes lie ahead, and we’re trying to sidestep ‘em.”
Full article here.
Trump delivered an inspiring speech to celebrate our nation’s independence yesterday, and dropped a little unknown history in doing so. I had no idea that our army controlled the air in the Revolutionary War, and we also controlled all the airports. George Washington was a pilot not to be fucked with…
Here’s the video proof…