Monday, June 30, 2008

Random Flickr Blogging: img_7994

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Originally uploaded by CRYPTERIA ~ the magic
chicken's REBELLIOUS
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
"...making adjustments as necessary to make sure the individual valve pressures are within 10psi of each other across any one manifold. So as you can see, dealing with prescription costs in Medicare Part D is not really that complicated at all."

Originally uploaded by drewdomkus.
"Let's see, I seem to remember something about being underpowered, ridiculous, and not able to get out of my own way. Now that gas is over four dollars a gallon, I guess something with a 1500CC engine in it sounds pretty good right now, huh, laughing boy?"


Monday, June 23, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_5584

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Originally uploaded by Ellentriek2008.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
If Johnny Cochran had defended Martha Stewart:

Originally uploaded by Bryan Peters.
"Hey, Relax! It was a joke! As far as I know, Justices Breyer, Ginsburg, Souter and Stevens are all in perfect health!"

Originally uploaded by Starla Steward
"What's that, my love? Purely symbolic? Why...uh...yes, yes, of course..."

Originally uploaded by moonfever0.
"The show's about to start, Mr. Limbaugh...Mr. Limbaugh?"

Originally uploaded by iskandarbaik.
"Don't be ridiculous; of course you can't have too much money. Now, as I was saying -- the bowling alley could go here, the plasma TV over there, and the hot tub in that raised alcove thingy in the front of the room."

Originally uploaded by opus2008.
What a rip-off! No "That's Amore", no martini glass or film clips with Jerry Lewis -- not even a glossy photo of the Rat Pack, fer Pete's sake!


Friday, June 20, 2008

Friday (Non-) Random Ten

I just discovered the U.C. Santa Barbara Cylinder (recordings) Preservation and Digitization Project.

Daniel W. Quinn, More Work For The Undertaker, 1902
Edward Meeker, I'm A Yiddish Cowboy, 1908
Sophie Tucker, That Loving Rag, 1910
Sousa's Band, Stars And Stripes Forever, 1913
Billy Murray, The Little Ford Rambled Right Along, 1915
Sisty And Seitz's Banjo Orchestra, Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinner Medley, 1915
Creatore And His Band, American Aviation March, 1918
New York Military Band, Miss Trombone, 1919
Crescent Trio, Pickaninny Blues, 1920
Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra, Make That Trombone Laugh, 1920


W. H. Taft, Rights And Progress Of The Negro, 1908

Monday, June 16, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_0749

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Originally uploaded by bigChill.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
Another former Republican hears about McCain's beer veto.

Originally uploaded by Scott Adams.
"No, honey, people who drive Hummers don't hate America -- see, there's an American flag on that one -- they just hate other Americans, that's all."

Originally uploaded by jordanudell805.
"Ah, so that's what that 'Bridge Out' sign means."

Originally uploaded by Bryan Wu.
Knowing he'd be facing the wrath of all the early adopters that bought $399 iPhones, Steve Jobs donned a clever disguise for his announcement of the $199 model.


Monday, June 02, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_2790

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Originally uploaded by Nicholas Graf.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
"Individual accomplishments aren't as important as team wins, so we all try to take it one game at a time and give 110% every minute. All the credit goes to the coaching staff; they're the movers and the shakers that know how to twist all the right handles -- and, of course, to the Big Guy Up There, who makes it all possible. Yeah, that guy, the one putting the quarter into the slot..."

Originally uploaded by MB Event Horizon.
WHOA! Too much information! Too much information!

Originally uploaded by fargophoto.
"...Tastes better than chicken and lower in fat;
it's the new red meat that's where it's at!
Lower than beef in cholesterol;
it's the new red meat that's best of all!
Gimme a B!...Gimme an I!..."

Originally uploaded by ahanry360.
"...and what that means is that this flowerbed belongs to me now. You gotta problem with that?"

Originally uploaded by drierp.
"Yo! Get that melted butter away from me, fool!"