Sunday, February 07, 2016

Super Bowl 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

ignoramus \ig-nuh-RAY-mus\, noun:
  • An ignorant person; a dunce.
Ignoramus was the name of a character in George Ruggle's 1615 play of the same name. The name was derived from the Latin, literally, "we are ignorant," from ignorare, "not to know," from ignarus, "not knowing," from ig- (for in-), "not" + gnarus, "knowing, acquainted with, expert in." It is related to ignorant and ignore. 
 
LCD Trip
  • When you watch too much football on your LCD big-screen. Can apply to other sports or programming in which you sit, staring at it for hours. Known to have negative effects on you health.
Joe Sixpack gets an LCD Trip every night watching ESPN. 
 
History
  • 1795 - The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified.
  • 1940 - "Pinocchio" world premiered at the Center Theatre in Manhattan.
  • 1962 - The U.S. government banned all Cuban imports and re-export of U.S. products to Cuba from other countries.
  • 1964 - British invasion: The Beatles arrived in US for the first time and were mobbed at JFK International Airport
  • 1977 - Russia launched Soyuz 24
  • 1979 - Pluto: the dwarf planet moved closer to the Sun than Neptune for the first time since its discovery
  • 1984 - Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered space walk.
  • 1985 - "New York, New York" became the official anthem of the Big Apple.
  • 1985 - "Sports Illustrated" released its annual swimsuit edition. It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  • 1992 - Maastricht Treaty: was signed in the Netherlands; it created the European Union as a successor to the European Community, and established a central banking system and a common currency — the euro
  • 1993 - Carmen Electra's self-titled debut album was released.
  • 1995 - Tupac Shakur was sentenced to 1 to 4 1/2 years in jail for sexual abuse.
Birthdays
  • Sir Thomas More 1478
  • John Deere 1804
  • Charles Dickens 1812
  • Frederick Douglas 1817
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder 1867
  • Eubie (James Hubert) Blake 1883
  • Sinclair Lewis 1885
  • Larry "Buster" Crabbe 1908
  • Oscar Brand 1920
  • An Wang 1920
  • Eddie Bracken 1920
  • Wilma Lee Cooper (Leary) 1921
  • Keefe Brasselle 1923
  • Gay Talese 1932
  • Earl King 1934
  • King Curtis 1934
  • Dieter Bohlen 1944
  • Sammy Johns 1946
  • Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night) 1948
  • Alan Lancaster (Status Quo) 1949
  • Marilyn Cochran 1950
  • Miguel Ferrer 1954
  • Brian Travers (UB40) 1959
  • James Spader 1960
  • Garth Brooks 1962
  • David Bryan (Bon Jovi) 1962
  • Chris Rock 1966
  • Jason Gedrick 1967
  • Edward Bergenholz 1974
  • Ashton Kutcher 1978
  • Tina Majorino 1985

Saturday, February 06, 2016

The Dark Side of the Moon

From my email:
The Dark Side of the Moon is the sixth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd. Released in March 1973, the concept built on the ideas that the band had explored in their live shows and previous recordings, but it lacks the extended instrumental excursions that characterised their work following the departure in 1968 of founding member, principal composer and lyricist, Syd Barrett. The album's themes include conflict, greed, ageing, and mental illness, the latter partly inspired by Barrett's deteriorating mental state. The album was developed as part of a forthcoming tour of live performances, and premièred several months before studio recording began. The new material was further refined during the tour, and was recorded in two sessions in 1972 and 1973 at Abbey Road Studios in London. Pink Floyd used some of the most advanced recording techniques of the time, including multitrack recording and tape loops. Analogue synthesisers were given prominence in several tracks, and a series of recorded interviews with staff and band personnel provided the source material for a range of philosophical quotations used throughout. Engineer Alan Parsons was directly responsible for some of the most notable sonic aspects of the album, including the non-lexical performance of Clare
Torry.
Read the rest of this article:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Side_of_the_Moon

Saturday, February 6, 2016

eschew \es-CHOO\, transitive verb:
  • To shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful).
Eschew comes from Old French eschiver, ultimately of Germanic origin, scheuchen. 
 
It's complicated
  • One of the options for "Relationship Status" on Facebook. Refers to a couple in an ambiguous state between "friends" and "in a relationship". May also be used to indicate dissatisfaction with an existing relationship.
If someone changes their status from "In a Relationship" to "It's Complicated", expect them to be "Single" and "Looking for Random Play" soon.

History
  • 1933 - The 20th Amendment to the Constitution was declared in effect. The amendment moved the start of presidential, vice-presidential and congressional terms from March to January.
  • 1935 - Monopoly: the popular board game first went on sale
  • 1959 - The U.S., for the first time, successfully test-fired a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral.
  • 1971 - NASA Astronaut Alan B. Shepard used a six-iron that he had brought inside his spacecraft (Apollo 14) and swung at three golf balls on the surface of the moon.
  • 1990 - Billy Idol broke several bones in a serious motorcycle accident. As a result he could not appear in Oliver Stone's "The Doors" in a major role.
  • 1998 - Washington National Airport was renamed for U.S. President Ronald Reagan with the signing of a bill by U.S. President Clinton.
  • 1998 - Falco died in a traffic accident in the Dominican Republic.
Birthdays
  • Christopher Marlowe 1564
  • Aaron Burr 1756
  • Babe Ruth 1895
  • Ronald Wilson Reagan (U.S.) 1911
  • John Lund 1913
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor 1919
  • Patrick Macnee 1922
  • Sixten Jernberg 1929
  • Rip Torn 1931
  • Mamie Van Doren 1933
  • Mike Farrell 1939
  • Tom Brokaw 1940
  • Gigi Perreau 1941
  • Fabian Forte 1943
  • Gayle Hunnicutt 1943
  • Michael Tucker 1944
  • Bob Marley 1945 - Musican (The Wailers, Bob Marley and the Wailers)
  • Alan Jones (Amen Corner) 1947
  • Jim Sheridan 1949
  • Natalie Cole 1950
  • Jon Walmsley 1956
  • Kathy Najimy 1957
  • Robert Townsend 1957
  • Simon Phillips (Toto) 1957
  • Barry Miller 1958
  • Megan Gallagher 1960
  • Axl Rose (Guns & Roses) 1962
  • Richie McDonald (Lonestar) 1962
  • Rick Astley 1966
  • Tim Brown (Boo Radleys) 1969
  • Alice Eve 1981
  • Brandon Hammond 1984



Friday, February 05, 2016

Rock out with some more KIDNEYTHIEVES!


This is possibly the best song off of Trypt0fanatic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MC7llMjGlD0 

Kidneythieves
Tears On A Page

when the lights are low
and life is in your face
whether right or wrong, you’ll find a way

it all fades

like tears on a page

so it broke your soul
and they took your place
whether right or wrong, you’ll find a way

it all fades

like tears on a page

i want you to hear, don’t you want to hear it?

it all fades, like tears on a page

don’t you want to hear it?

it all fades like tears on a page.

WTF Friday: The girl with only one pose

TGIF! Friday, February 5, 2016

methuselah (meh-THOO-zuh-luh) noun:
  1. An extremely old man.
  2. An oversized wine bottle holding approx. 6 liters.
EtymologyAfter biblical figure Methuselah, who was said to have lived 969 years.
 
slurring your text

  • when you're so drunk that you're texts are unreadable
(310) heryls so imsd gaonna bea tah the apartty tognlaoit!!!!
(510) chris, u gotta stop slurring your texts.

History
  • United Artists: US film company was founded by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith; a current version of the studio is owned, in part, by Tom Cruise (1919)
  • Reader's Digest: DeWittand Lila Wallace published their first issue of condensed articles; the pocket-sized volume cost 25 cents (1922)
  • BBC pips: six short tones used to mark the end of the hour were broadcast for the first time from the Royal Greenwich Observatory (1924)
  • Tybee bomb: the US lost a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Georgia; some 14 nuclear weapons are known to be missing from the US arsenal alone (1958)
  • Kelly Ripa became Regis Philbin's cohost. The show was renamed to "Live! With Regis and Kelly." (2001)
Birthdays
  • John Jeffries 1744
  • Robert Peel 1788
  • Felix Mendelssohn 1809
  • John Boyd Dunlop 1840
  • Belle Starr 1848
  • Andre-Gustave Citroen 1878
  • Adlai Stevenson 1900
  • John Carradine 1906
  • William Burroughs 1914
  • Red Buttons (Aaron Chwatt) 1919
  • Andrew Greeley 1928
  • Hal Blaine 1929
  • Don Goldie 1930
  • Claude King 1933
  • Henry "Hank" Aaron 1934
  • Stuart Damon 1937
  • Jane Bryant Quint 1937
  • imagebam.comH.R. Giger 1940
  • Stephen Cannell 1940
  • David Selby 1941
  • Barrett Strong 1941
  • Roger Staubach 1942
  • Cory Wells (Three Dog Night) 1942
  • Al Kooper 1944
  • J.R. Cobb 1944
  • Charles Winfield (Blood, Sweat & Tears) 1944
  • Charlotte Rampling 1946
  • David Ladd 1947
  • Barbara Hershey 1948
  • Christopher Guest 1948
  • Nigel Olsson (Elton John) 1949
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh1962
  • Duff McKagan (Guns 'N Roses) 1964
  • Chris Baron (Spin Doctors) 1968
  • Bobby Brown 1969
  • Michael Sheen 1969 (Lucian from Underworld)
  • Sara Evans 1971
  • Bjorn Bores 1974



Thursday, February 04, 2016

Turtle Thursday: Whitney Cummings


From her instagram feed today

Thursday, February 4, 2016

pecuniary \pih-KYOO-nee-air-ee\, adjective:
  1. Relating to money; monetary.
  2. Consisting of money.
  3. Requiring payment of money.
Pecuniary comes from Latin pecuniarius, "of money, pecuniary," from pecunia, "property in cattle, hence money," from pecu, "livestock, one's flocks and herds."
 
Urbaning
  • To look up your own name on Urban Dictionary, either for definition or myspace useage.
Me and Rianna went on Urbaning last night, her name means a suckjob. Lets put it on facebook.


Bale Out
  • When someone's stress level explodes to an epic proportion and a 5-minute f-bomb-laden tirade is unleashed on the unlucky soul who was in the wrong place at the wrong time -- much like Christian Bale on the T4 set.
Pam was trying to study for her midterms in the library but the kid across the table kept tapping his pencil to his ipod making her Bale out and get suspended from the library for a week.
History
  • electoral college: George Washington and John Adams were elected the first President and Vice President of the United States (1789)
  • Confederate States of America: a new union broke away from the United States; it was formed by southern slave states (1861)
  • Yalta Conference: the "Big Three" — Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin — met in the Crimea (1945)
  • Yugoslavia: was formally replaced by Serbia and Montenegro; the two declared independence three years later (2003)
  • Facebook: social networking site that redefined "friend" was founded by Mark Zuckerberg (2004)
Birthdays
  • Mark Hopkins 1802
  • Fernand Léger 1881
  • Jacques Prévert 1900
  • Charles Lindbergh 1902
  • MacKinlay Kantor 1904
  • Eddie Foy Jr. 1905
  • James Craig 1912
  • Byron Nelson 1912
  • Rosa Parks 1913
  • Dick Seaman 1913
  • William Talman 1915
  • Ida Lupino 1918
  • Norman Wisdom 1918
  • Betty Friedan 1921
  • William Phipps 1922
  • Conrad Bain 1923
  • Gary Conway 1936
  • John Schuck 1940
  • George A. Romero 1940
  • John Steel (The Animals) 1941
  • Cheryl Miller 1943
  • Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) 1944
  • David Brenner 1945
  • Dan Quayle 1947
  • Alice Cooper 1948 
  • Michael Beck 1949
  • Pamela Franklin 1950
  • Lisa Eichhorn 1952
  • Lawrence Taylor 1959
  • Pamela Ferdin 1960
  • Tim Booth (James) 1960
  • Henry Bogdan (Helmet) 1961
  • Clint Black 1962
  • Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) 1966
  • Gabrielle Anwar 1970 (Burn Notice)
  • David Garza 1971
  • Michael Goorjian 1971
  • Natalie Imbruglia 1975
  • Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) 1975
  • Cam'ron 1976
  



Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Marianas Trench "One Love" Acoustic Performance

This is the acoustic video for "One Love" from Marianas Trench's CD release party, which premiered recently on Alt Press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j6FlpSMnBI

More here:
http://www.altpress.com/features/entry/marianas_trench_release_one_love_exclusive

OUT TODAY! The Walking Dead #151

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TWD #151 
CALL TO ARMS 
Volume 26, Part 1 of 6

Hasselhoff Wednesday: Golf

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

aubade \oh-BAHD\, noun:
  • A song or poem greeting the dawn; also, a composition suggestive of morning.
Aubade comes from the French, from aube, dawn + the noun suffix -ade: aube ultimately derives from Latin albus, white, pale, as in "alba lux," the "pale light" of dawn.
 
Vaguebooking
  • An intentionally vague Facebook status update, that prompts friends to ask what's going on, or is possibly a cry for help.
Mary is: "wondering if it is all worth it"
Mark is: "thinking that was a bad idea"
Example: "Have you talked to Mark? He's vaguebooking again. I wonder if he's back with Mary..."
Opposite: Tammy is: "in line at the grocery store"

History
  • 15th Amendment: was ratified, granting black men the right to vote (1870)
  • 16th amendment: was ratified, authorizing income tax on a federal level in the US (1913)
  • the day the music died: a plane crash killed rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and "the Big Bopper" (1959)
  • Luna 9: Soviet spacecraft became the first to soft-land on the moon (1966)
Birthdays
  • Horace Greeley 1811
  • Sidney Lanier 1842
  • Gertrude Stein 1874
  • Norman Rockwell 1894
  • Alvar Aalto 1898
  • James A. Michener 1907
  • Simon Weil 1909
  • Joey Bishop 1918
  • Bibi Osterwald 1920
  • John Fiedler 1925
  • Art Arfons 1926
  • Shelley Berman 1926
  • Frankie Vaughn 1928
  • Peggy Ann Garner 1932
  • Jeremy Kemp (Edmund Walker) 1935
  • Victor Buono 1938
  • Emile Griffith 1938
  • Fran Tarkenton 1940
  • Angelo D'Aleo (Dion and The Belmonts) 1940
  • Blythe Danner 1943
  • Dennis Edwards 1943
  • Eric Haydock (The Hollies) 1943
  • Bridget Handley 1944
  • Melanie (Safka) 1947
  • Dave Davies (The Kinks) 1947
  • Morgan Fairchild 1950
  • Nathan Lane 1956
  • Lee Renaldo (Sonic Youth) 1956
  • Thomas Calabro 1959
  • Lol Tolhurst (Cure, Presence) 1959
  • Keith Gordon 1961
  • Michele Greene 1962
  • Matraca Berg 1964
  • Maura Tierney 1965
  • Nick Hawkins (Big Audio) 1965
    Isla Lang Fisher 1976
  • Grant Barry (Reel Big Fish) 1977