Sunday, September 24, 2017

Best Motorcycle Commercial

Based on a true story, this commercial about  riders whose average age is 81, is a great inspiration.


Bluegrass Clog Dancing

This clip from Bluegrass Roots: On The Road With Bluegrass Musicians, a 1964 documentary by David Hoffman, shows bluegrass clogging.

Via Miss Cellania

Sunday Links

License: Creative Commons

I hope I never have to use this information: How to Survive a Nuclear Attack

Sound Effects In Archie Comic Books 

Quiz tests whether headlines came from Breitbart or 1920s KKK newspapers  Via

Writing the Monsignor: Back then we believed the Monsignor was a holy man, but he also walked among us as a totally regular guy, so we pitied him his natural yearnings stemmed by sacrifice.

Grace Slick's Intense Vocals in the Isolated Track for "White Rabbit" 

Man Who Saved the World From Nuclear Armageddon in 1983 Dies at 77

A Farewell to Hemnes: Ernest Hemingway Assembles an IKEA Daybed Frame With Three Drawers

8 Things You Should be Making in your Waffle Iron

Neil Young's Canada: From a town in North Ontario to the Red River Valley, a look at the places, people and sounds that influenced the icon.

Don't sympathize with Shelley: Stanley Kubrick showed no mercy to Shelley Duvall on the The Shining

The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time involves a stolen husband. Via

Access denied: wheelchair metro maps versus everyone else's The metro can be the quickest way to get around many big cities. Unless you’re in a wheelchair.

'Columbine destroyed my entire career': Marilyn Manson on the perils of being the lord of darkness

Lauren Greenfield Reveals America’s Obscene Wealth, in Pictures

Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry Sing a Swelligant Version of Cole Porter’s "Did You Evah”  Via

James Leman, Silk Designer: The oldest surviving set of silk designs in the world, James Leman’s album contains ninety ravishingly beautiful patterns created in Steward St, Spitalfields between 1705 and 1710 when he was a young man.

The Madness of Donald Trump "Watching Trump lean over a podium on the road to the presidency was like watching a stud boar hump a hole in the wall." Is he crazy enough to be removed from office?

Female Photographers to Follow From Around the World

Cool airport amenities, in order of increasing absurdity 

Badass of the Week: Christopher Lee: "He's also developed something of a reputation for being a dick to fans and for having a seething contemptuous disdain for fajitas, which makes him even more badass in some ways."

The Reading Lists Hidden Inside 12 Great Books: Some books that mention a lot of other books.

Karin Pfeiff Boschek makes gorgeous pies Via