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Why Is It Dark at Night?

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Why is it Dark at Night? Or rather, to rephrase the question, Why is Space Dark?. Very cool, often mind-boggling short video. I’m sure you know all the facts, but this is a good show nevertheless. Link Today’s pictures & links: Old Abandoned “Dome” Theater in Beirut, Lebanon Quite impressive blob-like apparition: called Saboune [...]

11 Game Show Hosts and Their Musical Aspirations

After legendary game show host Richard Dawson passed away last week, Gawker dug up a single Dawson released in 1967. Titled “Apples and Oranges,” the song was actually the B-side to another single called “His Children’s Parade.” Though dual careers as a game show host and singer/songwriter may seem a bit odd, it’s actually more [...]

The Jerry Lewis Film Nobody Has Ever Seen

Man at a 2001 press conference: “When are you going to release The Day the Clown Cried?” Jerry Lewis: “None of your G*****n business!” In 1971, while appearing at the Olympia Theater, Jerry Lewis was approached by “producer” Nat Wachsberger, who told Lewis of his idea for a film called The Day the Clown Cried. Here’s a [...]

Tyger, Burning Bright

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Tyger, Burning Bright Could this be the essence of magical realism? Dreamy, mesmerizing, brilliant… Produced by Guilherme Marcondes, of “Trattoria”, Brazil; based on a well-known William Blake’s poem: Link Today’s pictures & links: Walk Like a Dinosaur Spotted on the way to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota: (image credit: Matthew Franklin Jenkins) ———— Jungle Tree Island Tomás Sánchez is [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wayne Newton

You don’t earn a nickname like “Mr. Las Vegas” without leading a pretty interesting life. Let’s take a look at five things you might not know about the child star who became one of America’s most beloved crooners. 1. He Got an Early Start According to Newton’s website, he decided to become a musician after his [...]