Sunday, January 22, 2017

Sunday Links 39

Freedom Songs Recorded 50 Years Ago During the March From Selma to Montgomery  When MLK called for people to come to Selma, Detroit's Carl Benkert arrived with his tape recorder, making the indelible album "Freedom Songs.

The Nib Reminds Donald Trump that He Lost the Popular Vote by 2.8 Million. Sad!

Listen A disturbing video: Copenhagen. A police station. A foreign woman in a burqa tries to get help; yet the assigned translator is not willing to report exactly what she is telling.

Forgotten audio formats: 8-track tapes The 8-track was based on something refined by the one-and-only Earl "Madman" Muntz. Master Muntz was a businessman, engineer, and promoter who became famous—or, rather, infamous—in the US for his outrageous clothes, stunts, and TV appearances. Via

“Did your fathers loan you these motorcycles? Or was it your uncles?” Motorcycling Without the Mansplaining 

The Story Of The Poshest Cat In London

New Yorker Cartoons at Random - hours of amusement!

Amazing images of Tokyo before it was a city

That time Johnny Cash Was Almost Killed By A Rare Tennessee Ostrich - Via

I Ate a Chicago Restaurant's Five-Course Dinner Inspired by Salvador Dali Paintings One dish included a piece of red snapper melded to the leg of a frog.

Roald Dahl, the writer of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” was given a Viking funeral, and was buried with wine, snooker cues, pencils and a power saw

Shops In London That Only Sell One Thing  From pound shops to supermarkets, you can get everything in one place these days. The specialist, it would seem, is dying off. But a few remain.

The Secret Genius Behind The Rolling Stones’ ‘Between the Buttons’

This Incredible Home By UMMO Estudio Is Built Into The Side of a Mountain 

He won, won, won On Thursday, Wayne Barrett died of lung disease in Manhattan. He had written about Trump’s business dealings for decades, mostly for the Village Voice, and for his book Trump: The Deals and the Downfall (1992), a portrait of a man who got ahead because of his willingness, at every stage of his career, to screw over anyone foolish enough to trust him. Good article.

The Timekeeper: A Canadian Watch Collector Hunts for the Unusual 

15 Amazing Places You Have To Visit On A Road Trip Across Canada

Timeless Photos Capture the Dreamy Villages of Cinque Terre

London Food History: Eel, Pie And Mash Shops 

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