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So to continue on the theme of last weekend’s post of some favorite tunes (and also because I don’t have the foggiest idea of what to write [and that’s because I’ve probably been doing this too long] ) I’ve decided to share some more of my favorite songs from a long time ago and probably in another galaxy.

So away we go.

(1) Janis Joplin~Me and Bobby McGee

(2) Eagles~Lyin’ Eyes

(3) Janis (again) Mercedes Benz

(4) Boston~More Than A Feeling

(5) Eagles~Hotel California

(6) E L P (Emerson Lake and Palmer) Lucky Man

(7) The Moody Blues~Tuesday Afternoon

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Okay shinners, a few more of my faves.  Feel free to share some of your own in the comments.

Or not.

Open thread.

 

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Good Weekend Widdershins!

This post will have to last us a few days, oh say, maybe until Thursday.  As MB told us she has her house sold and will be making her move to the Left Coast.  I am keeping fingers crossed that I will be making a similar move to the Gulf Coast soon. (Ha!  Just in time for hurricane season)

You will recall that a few days ago I played the Randy Newman song Louisiana 1927.

I had been listening to that song on YouTube and somehow, in some convoluted manner also ended up listening to Edith Piaf and then to Irma Thomas, a Nola singer who is known as the New Orleans Queen of Soul.

The Piaf…now that brought back some memories.  Memories of sitting around in a college dorm room listening to her, smoking cigarettes and trying to act like French or Parisian sophisticates.  LOL

So, I’m going to put in some Piaf songs and a couple that Irma is well known for.

Do y’all have any favorite songs you still like to listen to?  If so, please include them here.  All types and genres are welcomed.

(1) La Vie En Rose

(2) Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

(3) Milord (one of my favorites)

(4) Mon Dieu

(5) L’Accordeoniste (I don’t think anything could sound more French than this)

*** Ms Thomas***

Now this first song, Irma used to sing this at The Country Club a **very** gay spot prior to Katrina.  Once when she sang this there was some drunken queen who had broken up with a boyfriend who shouted out “Sing it gurl!  You been through this and you know what it feels like”. This is also considered her “theme” song.

(6) Irma Thomas ~ It’s Raining

(7) Irma Thomas ~ Breakaway

(8) Irma Thomas  ~ Time Is On My Side (also covered by the Rolling Stones)

Okie doke shinners, that’s it for me.  Please feel free to add your contributions below.

Open thread of course.

 

 

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Okay, here’s’ the deal:  We’ve all got shit to do so here’s a new post to go wherever you wish to go with it. The Cali primary is today along with those of several other states so perhaps that’s something to talk about.

 

With deepest apologies Widdershins, I really haven’t had the time to sit down and pull together a musical or movie post for this weekend.  So instead I’ve gathered up some political cartoons of the past week and will share them here.

Naturally a number of them concern Roseanne, Trump, and the off-again/on-again summit.

Enjoy.

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Okay Widdershins, hope y’all enjoyed these, courtesy of The Week.

Naturally an open thread to comment as you wish.

 

Good Weekend Widdershins!

 

Yes, yes it’s a busy time for a number of us here at T.W. And for at least four of us it probably involves trucks and relocations.  So here’s a brand new, fresh post to “talk amongst yourselves”.  Lordy knows there’s plenty to talk about:

  • North Korea and Kim Jong-Un playing tRump for the fool he is
  • tRump’s expense report that showed payments to Michael Cohen
  • The quid pro and definitely quo of the Chinese ZTE “flip-flop”
  • The new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the violence in Gaza
  • Meghan and Harry
  • Whatever else you can think of

So tawk amongst yourselves.  You know you want to, amirite?

 

 

Okay I wanted the Coffee Talk with Madonna for DYB, but we have to take Roseanne too.  Sorreee!

 

 

 

Good Weekend Widdershins!

Time for some strange, funny, or odd  news.  While the vulgar yam, lawyers, porn stars or anything related to them is not in this post I know y’all are gonna talk about ’em.  But we’ll have a respite for the amount of time it takes to read this.  And away we go…

It’s made in Jersey so you know Chris Christie will love it

And besides, it has ham in it.  So what is it that has ham and also has French toast in it?  Why it’s ice cream!

A New Jersey ice cream company announced the first in its line of “Only in Jersey” flavors — French toast and pork roll.

Windy Brow Farms announced the first of its “Only in Jersey” line of flavors contains actual caramelized Taylor ham and challah French toast.

“Doesn’t get much more Jersey than this!” the company said on Twitter.

Jake Hunt, managing partner of Windy Brow Farms, told NJ.com he determined that pork roll-only ice cream would be “gross,” so he combined it with French toast and maple flavors to make a “really good balance of super sweet and super salty.”

I’ll just have to take your word on it Jake because I definitely will not be sampling any of that.

Look at the pretty kittehs

Looking would have been fine (y’all have probably read about this) but just don’t try to rescue these kittens.

Animal authorities in Texas said three people are recovering from bites after a woman brought home a pair of “kittens” that turned out to be bobcats.

Officials said a resident found the small animals Saturday and thought they were Bengal cat kittens. She took them home, where she and some visiting friends from Austin attempted to bottle-feed them.

The group’s suspicions were raised when the kittens’ aggressive feeding style shredded the plastic bottles and left the three people attempting to feed them with bite wounds.

Yeah blame it on those hipsters from Austin, uh-huh.

Okay so maybe this is kind of Trumpian

This guy in Wisconsin likes McDonald’s burgers a lot, especially Big Macs.  In fact he has now eaten his thirty-thousandth Big Mac.   Okay so tRump likes the quarter pounder instead, big deal.

Don Gorske a 64-year-old retired prison guard from Wisconsin, ate his 30,000th Big Mac at his local McDonald’s in Fond du Lac, Wis.

“This one is a biggie for me, something I have been looking forward to,” Gorske told the Fond du Lac Reporter.

Gorske said he has been eating Big Macs everyday since 1972 and broke the word record in 2016 when he ate his 28,788th burger.

“I love the patties, I love the sauce, I can’t get enough of it,” Gorske told the New York Post.

Gorske said there have been only eight days where he hasn’t eaten a Big Mac since 1972 and his mission hasn’t had any ill effects on his health.

“I’m healthy as a horse. I weigh 190 pounds, and my cholesterol is 165,” he said. “I’m better than normal.”

And from his local paper in Fond du Lac:

The Big Mac maniac gave a half-hour presentation to the crowd, which gathered to watch him take that first bite of the 30,000th all-beef patty, with special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame-seed bun. He showed off his record books and how he keeps track of thousands of receipts, sandwich wrappers and containers

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Gorske has obsessive compulsive disorder and a meticulous memory, which lends to his Big Mac habit and his penchant for details.

Well I hope to hell I never develop O.C.D. if it leads to a desire for eating Big Macs.  But perhaps that explains tRump’s penchant for the Quarter Pounder?

 

I don’t think this is the way to pass this test

Yes I’m sure it had to be warm, but no darling, you can’t nuke it.  I’m just gonna paste the entire thing in here:

A Colorado woman has been cited by police after a container of what appeared to be urine blew up as she was heating it up in a microwave at a 7-Eleven.

Police say the incident occurred in the convenience store chain’s Aurora location last week when the clerk heard a loud bang and saw 26-year-old Angelique Sanchez take a white plastic bottle out of the microwave.

A police report says when confronted by the clerk, Sanchez wiped a yellow liquid that smelled like urine onto the floor and walked out.

Police located Sanchez at a nearby clinic where she had planned to take a urinalysis test for a potential employer.

The Denver woman was issued a summons for damaged property. She could not be reached for comment.

Uh, no hon, that wasn’t gonna work.  But still I wonder what, if anything, the lab result would have shown.

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I have a couple of youtube clips for ya.  The first one is of an Airbus A380 behaving badly fighting a cross wind in a landing.  If something this big gets bounced around like this I’m just glad I wasn’t onboard.  (watch the tail rudder as it descends and lands)

 

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For those of you who may not have been around when I used this before, this next video is with Sister Unity Divine of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence-Los Angeles chapter.  Here Sister Unity deconstructs the fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood and:
The Classic Grimm’s Fairy tale told by Sister Unity in one of her post-modern deconstructionist moods. Feminist overtones with a deep examination of gender roles, gender archetypes, gender symbols, hegemony roles, forests and baskets. 

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Okay that’s all I have.  Open thread of course.

 

 

 

 

Good Sunday Widdershins!

Alas no music or movie posts this weekend.  As I mentioned in the comments somewhere, real life is consuming a lot of my time right now – more than I’d like it to in some ways actually.  Then add in the fact that my poor brain just cannot “brain” at times when it comes to a new or different theme for the movie or musical posts.  Anger?  Check – done it.  Disappointment?  Check – done that one lots.  Seasons?  Well not time yet for the next season.

Sooo…what I’ve done is to find some, in my opinion, choice cartoons of the past week or so for your entertainment pleasure.  It’s an open thread (do we have any other types?) so any and all comments are welcomed.

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And that folks, is a wrap.  Hope you enjoyed them and a h/t to The Week for having them available.

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That moment when *your* pussy gets grabbed

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