Apparently, Mother Nature doesn’t like state fair-going country music fans. And who can blame her, really?
All hail one of the most enduring and valuable resources on this Great World Wide Web of ours: Brian’s Page Of Antique Weirdness. If you’ve never had a look, well, what are you waiting for?
Hey, if you’re gonna play Jesus for a day, you might as well do it RIGHT! (Lovely photos at the link.)
Can you believe this isn’t a headline from The Onion?
Lady Morgana sent me an interesting story about a 7-year-old boy who went over Niagara Falls back in 1960, and survived. The survivor describes the experience of going over the falls as “total vertigo and the best way I can describe it is I was in a cloud — a cloud of mist. It was peaceful and totally uneventful.” Hmmmm… Excuse me while I add ‘Death By Niagara Falls’ to my list of potential suicide methods…
Anyway, here’s the full story if you’re interested:
When a 7-Year-Old Boy Beat the Falls
Don’t you just love the buried history of cities? I know I do! Turns out there are hundreds (thousands?) of slave graves in the Ground Zero area of NYC. Hmmmm… time to get out the shovel and see what I can dig up here in Chicago?
The full Michael Jackson autopsy is available for your perusal. Don’t you think that the best part about celebrities dying is getting to read every little tidbit about their bodies after they’re dead? Or maybe that’s just me?
They found the Auschwitz sign!
You know, I always watch those lame VH1 reality shows, but the one time I decide to boycott the show because I hate the main character (the loathsome “Megan” of “Megan Wants A Millionaire”), one of the contestants turns out to be a murderer. And now they’ve cancelled the show, and the other show that the guy is in too (“I Love Money 3”). Of all the rotten luck!
Though I’m anti-death penalty, I have to admit to a certain voyeuristic envy for this guy’s job: