Browsing archives for August, 2010

Dance Week! Tuesday Edition: Audrey’s Dance

90s,TV 31 August 2010 | Comments Off

After Adam West’s extreme slam-dancing yesterday, I think we should dial it back a little. Today we find ourselves in the quaint little logging town of Twin Peaks. Twin Peaks was my first exposure to David Lynch, and I was quickly hooked on its sublime weirdness.  Watching the first season again a couple of years [...]

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It’s Dance Week! Monday Edition: Batusi

60s,Batman,TV 30 August 2010 | Comments Off

I thought we might do something a little different and go with a theme this week. I was looking at my YouTube favorites list earlier today, and noticed I had flagged a lot of dance-related clips. So put on your red shoes bitches, it’s Dance Week 2010! Getting ready to school some fools on the [...]

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The Friday Not-So-Random Ten Is What They Wanna Give Me

Music 27 August 2010 | Comments Off

Been over this before, but this list is not entirely random.  If a song comes up on shuffle I don’t really want to listen to, I’ll skip ahead.  On with it: Allentown – Billy Joel Psycho Therapy – Skid Row Overnight Sensation – The Raspberries Time Traveler (demo) – KISS Yer Blues – The Beatles [...]

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1969 AMC AMX II Concept Car

60s,Cars 26 August 2010 | Comments Off

Want. I am not a car guy – my wife is far more the gearhead than I am – but this is just criminally badass.  Can you imagine having one of these?  You would pretty much have to haul ass everywhere.  Just because.

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Melee Erupts in Courtroom After Defendant Claims He “Can’t Drive 55″

80s,Music 25 August 2010 | Comments Off

By the LA Times City and Region Desk August 24, 1984 An irate Hagar is removed from the courtroom (AP file photo) Chaos erupted in a Los Angeles courtroom on Friday, as a defendant threatened the presiding judge and started an altercation involving a four associates, several police officers, and one jury member. No one [...]

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Celebrities Caught in the Act of Being Cool: Steven Weber

90s,TV 23 August 2010 | Comments Off

While looking for photos of the cast of Wings, I ran across the photo above and this: Christmas 1992: Steven Weber, star of the TV show “Wings”, was flying with some friends to Charleston, SC for a wedding. We brought him from Los Angeles to Charlotte, NC. He was very gracious. He came to the [...]

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The Friday Not-So-Random Ten Gives Me Norwegian Wood

Music 20 August 2010 | Comments Off

As I explained last week, I don’t do the random thing.  I do shuffle, but if a song comes on I don’t want to hear I’m not above skipping to the next. Or the next. Or the next….you get the idea. Birds – Adrian Belew Ramona – The Ramones Mas Que Nada – Sergio Mendes [...]

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KISS Songs Explained: Hotter Than Hell (1974)

70s,KISS,Music 19 August 2010 | Comments Off

Welcome to the second edition of KSE, my bi-weekly feature devoted to explaining each song in the KISS discography in a single sentence (or less).  For more on this project, click here.  I’ve also set up a Tumblr blog especially for this project, where, in addition to the song explanations, you can also view rare [...]

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Batman Vs The Fonz

Batman,Comics 18 August 2010 | Comments Off

This would be an epic showdown, no doubt about it. Fonz jumped a shark – but Batman fought a shark.  Advantage Batman. (via The Brave and the Bold: The Lost Issues)

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The Batemans Want You To Keep It In Your Pants, Please

80s,Weird 17 August 2010 | Comments Off

OK – I ran across the image on the Flashback microblog and obviously it raised a lot of questions.  The first, obviously, was WTF?  The second was, is this real? If yes, how did they get roped into this? Was this some sort of court-mandated public service?  I know Justine dated Leif Garrett in the [...]

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