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Avenoir.

    “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-10-12) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And thanks to Hank Sims of Lost Coast Outpost here’s a page with the latest show and also other ones going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and peep around in stacks of even earlier work.

And besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Avenoir.
https://tinyurl.com/Avenoir

When you feel like you’re accidentally in a Wes Anderson film.
http://www.laboiteverte.fr/se-retrouver-accidentellement-film-de-wes-anderson/

Lighting by drone. Mysterious, undulating, numinous, cool.
https://theawesomer.com/lighting-by-drone/497717/

A tour of the moon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00iqIvDA1Fw

“These were one piece of solid Lexan plastic without a raisable visor,
so the astronauts couldn’t even pinch or blow their noses with them on.”
https://newatlas.com/apollo-7-anniversary-space-mutiny/56648/

Game tools in real life, fake.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/10/fast-travel-in-real-life.html

In real life, real.
https://theawesomer.com/speedflying-in-dreamland/497715/

Plouf!
http://www.laboiteverte.fr/plouf/

“Every good man with a gun is a bad man with a gun.” Black kid gets lost on a white street, pushes the doorbell to ask for directions. Stands there a bit. Pushes it again. Stands back, waits patiently. AIEEE! /BLAM!/ Afterward the man told the police he was protecting himself from a home invasion attempt. Then they saw the security video and were all, /Really?/ Even if he missed, which he did, thank Christ, should a million men just like that even be allowed to have a gun? Discuss.
https://boingboing.net/2018/10/11/footage-shows-white-man-shooti.html

Alert.
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/10/at-range.html

Deconstructed cartoons. Cartoon character guts.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/10/09/deconstructed-cartoons/

Art.
https://laughingsquid.com/inflatable-tentacles-take-over-philadelphia-naval-yard/

Nikon small world winners.
https://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/2018-photomicrography-competition

One-shot how-to.
https://laughingsquid.com/kidding-one-shot-scene/

Another Aquaman trailer.
https://theawesomer.com/aquaman-nycc-trailer/497091/

Another drunkenly graceful trampoline art piece.
https://laughingsquid.com/debussy-centenary-clair-de-lune-acrobatic-routine/

Origin of pod racing.
http://maknews.id/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/sapi.jpg

Just add time. Everything but gold turns to shit.
https://imgur.com/gallery/CZr9HSX

Silver lining.
https://truthout.org/art/supreme-court-silver-lining/

And now, for 2463, the bowed bat’leth.
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwfeatures/wm/live/1280_640/images/live/p0/2n/2j/p02n2j9y.jpg

Explorable opioid overdose map.
https://opioidmisusetool.norc.org/

A cleverly realized outtake from the award-winning Pickle Rick episode of Rick and Morty. /PICKLE RICK!/
https://laughingsquid.com/pickle-rick-rick-and-morty-outtake/

Further control panels. There are pages and pages of this. Look for the /older posts/ button at the bottom end. Use your control panel.
http://control–panel.com/

The weaselball tango. It’s a little like the emu zoomies last week.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/10/some-emus-and-ostrich-meet-weasel-ball.html

And a fish’s lunch. Lurk, loom, lunge: the three ells. Like that thing living in the asteroid in Star Wars, or the Budong in Farscape, or the chained cannonball with a giant mouth in I Lived On The Moon, at the end of the lovely animation by Yannick Puig. Convergent evolution.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/10/fish-for-lunch/

 

 

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Landmine coffee.

    “If you glue a dead wasp to the palm of your hand you can smack your boss on the back of the head as hard as you want and act like you saved him.”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-10-05) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And thanks to Hank Sims of Lost Coast Outpost here’s a page with the latest show and also other ones going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and peep around in stacks of even earlier work.

Dynamic Zachary Friedley came to talk about his mission to provide prosthetics for landmine survivors, and of course I interrupted him mercilessly like an idiot. I don’t know why I do that, but at least he’ll be prepared for future interviews on the international stage where they do it right, and he promised to call in reports from India, so there’ll be plenty of other chances. Thanksgiving Coffee Company is even coming out with Landmine Coffee to support Zachary in his project.

Kay Rudin and I chatted about various shared and unshared history. You’ll especially like her story about the 1979-era Donald Strauss (R.I.P.) theatrically and stark-nakedly distracting the entire Willits police force while Kay and the rest of the Gloriana Pirates of Penzance cast and crew got away clean in the night. Thomas walked in and brought me the very dictionary definition of a /superior/ hamburger, handmade with his own startlingly long piano-playing hands. Also he spontaneously developed a really entertaining, insightful and bravely revealing rant about the emotional hierarchy and pecking order in and of bars. Alex called to talk about David Lynch using a booth in Bob’s Big Boy for an office, and how he met him once and did his David Lynch impression and David Lynch didn’t bat an eye. And there’s a great deal of other valuable information on various subjects in a rather more coherent, if slightly nervous-sounding, order than usual.

Last part of the show: the entire live recording of Maureen Martin’s and Bronwyn Falcona’s brand-new play about phone sex, from the test reading at Helen Schoeni Theater. It’s the next day now and I’m still a little gaziggled. It takes a little longer every time to recover from accomplishing the show. I guess now that I’ll be 60 in a few weeks I’m not 25 anymore. They’d really better schedule Memo of the Air on KZYX before I need a walker to get around. I’ve been waiting patiently exactly 344 fricking weeks for that, and though it annoys everyone when people say just saying: just saying. Get on the stick, Alice. What else have you got to do? What is more important, that’s been more important for coming up on seven years?

Okay, besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

“I cried because I had no shoes.”
http://catandgirl.com/angry-feet/

Whee!
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/rollerskating_as_art

My bottle opener rides a roller coaster.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/10/mr-bottle-opener-rides-roller-coaster.html

The Boswell Twins.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LybT811viak

EyeEm photography awards.
https://newatlas.com/2018-eyeem-photography-gallery-awards/56535/

Whew!
https://deadspin.com/deadspin-up-all-night-burn-the-witch-1829417353

Like a tiger, a CAT in HEAT, /she took life in her teeth/ and GORGED herself! She ran the FULL GAMUT from stable boy to nobleman in a WEIRD WORLD of uninhibited pleasure, of PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS! (The part where she sticks her tongue in the cat’s mouth, though, is too much even for me. Yuck.)
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/female_animal

“Why such melodrama over such mundane diarrhea?”
https://theawesomer.com/stepasaur-x-star-trek/496313/

Scream into a pillow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwgIJE8iAwo

Forced perspective.
https://www.demilked.com/forced-perspective-changed-angle-photography/

A short film about teleportation.
https://laughingsquid.com/lcd-soundsystem-oh-baby-rian-johnson/

Trillions. And scroll down.
https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/trillions-what-is-a-trillion-dollars/

The best pumpkins in the world.
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/10/02/claque-o-lanterns/

The old ways.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Mesmerising-videos-of-Chinese-old-ways/

Capisce?
https://imgur.com/IdRYa93

The Kavanaugh thing. You haven’t been paying attention because it’s a shitshow, and later on when some small person asks you about it you’ll be glad you watched John, here, explain it all in just half an hour, so you can answer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opi8X9hQ7q8

A giant wine silo throwing up like a freshman so you you don’t have to.
https://gizmodo.com/bottoms-up-8-000-gallons-of-bubbly-bursts-from-foamy-w-1829534083

New glasses that let you see everything /but/ any video anywhere, just about.
https://laughingsquid.com/irl-glasses-that-block-screens/

Sans cans.
https://plainmagazine.com/canned-foods-kyoko-takemura/

A graph of hits on Khan with different numbers of the letter A in it.
https://twitter.com/pickover/status/817729943434121217

Sprinklers drive an emu ecstatic so it rips around like a dog doing zoomies. Who knew?
https://twitter.com/InternetPalace/status/1042937706827919360

Riding the booster. With sound.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aCOyOvOw5c

Numbers.
https://laughingsquid.com/numbers-seen-in-organic-shapes/

Okay, now, that’s sad. The poor dolphin. Before, it was in lifetime solitary confinement, isolated from its kind, with a buncha monkeys around, and now even the monkeys are gone.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/04/Lonely-Dolphin-Abandoned-in-a-Japanese-Aquarium-That-Closed-Down-Months-Ago/

Origine di una perversione!
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/program_your_own_grindhouse_film_festival_with_these_sleazy_cult_favorites

Q: What’s brown and sticky. A: A stick.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US3J2fqR_7k

Buncha boomwhackin’ Harvard kids.
https://theawesomer.com/dont-stop-believin-on-boomwhackers/496692/

Finally, a fun, interactive periodic table of the elements.
https://ptable.com/

Art house.
https://laughingsquid.com/reactor-balancing-house-spins-tilts/

The story of the wave. He really liked that shape.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/30/The-Evolution-of-Hokusais-Great-Waves/

Old Chinese public health posters.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/cholera_sucks_the_beautiful_brutal_honesty_of_vintage_chinese_public_health

And here’s Donald Trump slouching up the stairs into the four-billion-dollar Air Force One with a flapping tail of toilet paper stuck to his shoe. You’d think he could afford to pay somebody to notice things like that and lick it off for him. I’m not really sure why, but this makes me think of Baron Harkonnen, and he named his son Baron, so.
https://splinternews.com/heres-trump-boarding-air-force-one-with-toilet-paper-st-1829539226

Petrichor.

    “You’re stealing my money! You’re stealing my fucking money! What the fuck is this? Why are you letting him steal my fucking money? Fuck the law! I don’t give a fuck about the law! I want my fucking money!” -Donald Trump

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-09-28) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And thanks to Hank Sims of Lost Coast Outpost here’s a page with the latest show and also other ones going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and wade around belowdecks in stacks of even earlier work.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

I’m not sure exactly what’s happening here, but I’m crying and crying about it. Is the standing observer the dead person’s ghost? Is the woman the dead person’s wife, or mother? Are the 1970s pimp-dressed men supposed to be angels?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5-HEBGPzFM

Speaking of which, while you’re waiting on pins and noodles for the new Doctor, here’s someone to remember.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srC5HglwYwY

Future plants.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/22/hypnotic-video-of-3d-printed-p.html

How everyone will dance in the future.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/09/28/beck-colors-feat-alison-brie-dir-edgar-wright/

100-year-old Japanese wave and ripple designs.
https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/hamonshu-a-japanese-book-of-wave-and-ripple-designs-1903/

Moon. Something like this but only about six feet tall, in a black alcove and turning on a vertical spit, was just one of many wonderful exhibits in the Griffith Observatory when I was little. It’s what art should be and should do.
https://laughingsquid.com/the-museum-of-the-moon/

The Google doodle about Georges Melies. While it’s playing you can click and drag to change your angle of view. My natural tendency is to follow the Melies character as he moves out of the frame to go do something else. Probably it’s like that for everyone.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEePFpC9qG8

Speaking of which, now would be a good time to see /Hugo/ again. (Kevin Eldon, who plays the policeman, was terrific as Lieutenant York in /Hyperdrive/, as were Miranda Hart, Nick Frost, Steven Evans, Dan Antopolsky, Petra Massey, Waen Shepherd, Patterson Joseph, and so on.*)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_(film)

*Hyperdrive.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperdrive_(TV_series)

Real rocket art.
https://theawesomer.com/how-to-make-a-rocket/495147/

A lovely short film about the relationship between a shoemaker father (or possibly grandfather) and his little girl who wants very much to be an astronaut.
https://theawesomer.com/one-small-step/495171/

Cool video about tires for vehicles on another planet.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/27/the-mars-curiosity-rovers-wh.html

B.K., the Yale Years.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/26/young-brett-kavanaugh-the-yal.html

/ Ah! Les Belles Bacchantes./ A slapstick French comedy lingerie show film. I like the one in the wiggly horizontal bat’leth. And the one who does the Egyptian hieroglyph puppy-paws dance to exit, stage right.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2018/09/27/this-1950s-french-lingerie-show-will-make-you-blush/

Sigmund Fraud.
http://existentialcomics.com/comic/255

Pirates.
http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=265

Thomas.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/24/george-carlins-narration-for.html

Lucille.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/in-my-merry-oldsmobile.html

A fine political ad.
http://www.cynical-c.com/2018/09/22/siblings-savage-congressman-in-attack-advert/

No cause for alarm.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6Hz_gdqS1k

Colossal.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/08/ella-pitrs-giant-murals-of-sleeping.html

Tiny. “Lift up her torso and we immediately see what’s inside. Here we have her abdominal wall, and we’re down to her intestines, which also come off… And behind the intestines is the real money shot, and here we have a fetus…”
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/anatomical-manikins-17th-century

Even tinier.
https://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/2018-small-world-in-motion-competition

A new kind of juice dispenser made out of a big hard doll.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWV6V7dRWW8

Colossal again.
https://laughingsquid.com/giant-inflatable-octopus-puppet/

A short and surprisingly interesting travelogue of the Salton Sea, which is an uneasy puddle of stinking poison soup now.
https://laughingsquid.com/the-salton-sea-california/

/Pew-pew-pew!/ Practice for the Space Force.
http://www.omglasergunspewpewpew.com/

The barbarians arrive.
https://flashbak.com/the-barbarians-arrive-japanese-depictions-of-westerners-1860s-41468/

The hover-text: “And I thought of /another/ bad opinion. I couldn’t find anyone who expressed it specifically, but still, the fact that I can so easily imagine it is infuriating! I’m gonna tell everyone about it!”
https://xkcd.com/2051/

“In any case, please just write back. It’s dark out here and we’re the last humans left.”
https://theawesomer.com/were-the-last-humans-left/495398/

The totally awesome gulper eel.
https://laughingsquid.com/gulper-eel-reveals-its-massive-jaws/

The perfect gift for that person in your family who keeps setting the house on fire by falling asleep smoking.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/smokers_robot

Porfirio Jiminez makes art, provides self-commentary, and then happily sets it on fire and blows it out.
https://theawesomer.com/super-saiyan-blue-spray-paint-art/465805/

“But that runaway train destined for Denver is carrying a /deadly secret!/” ATOMIC TRAIN!
https://theawesomer.com/atomic-train-trailer/495216/

Intervention.
https://vimeo.com/291282571

Costume.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/snls-wardrobe-challenges.html

Hard to watch. /Keep your hands farther away than that./ (Though the potato picker is safe and brilliant!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE8lg47Ey_Y

Adolescently trying out a VR video game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72VXMjO14oc

This looks neat to try. Scroll down to see how the pieces move. Way better than that stupid 3D chess with the arbitrary number of platforms.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexagonal_chess

Automatic motorized Rubik’s cube.
https://laughingsquid.com/self-solving-rubiks-cube/

Basement light switch art.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/09/28/kinematop/

Best bad lip reading ever. Hillary Clinton stories. My favorite is the one at the end, about the shamanistic jungle party and a novel use of human skin.
http://www.blameitonthevoices.com/2018/09/bad-lip-reading-hillary-stories.html

“And what am I, a professor of engineering, doing fucking a pingpong ball?” Well, my boy, it all has something to do with magnetism. And this 50-year-old film is a terrific electromagnetic principles demo that prefigures the modern railgun and the EHD propulsion systems that are just now being tried out on robot spacecraft. (20 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tJfqMYHaQw

Quantum computing explained in five levels of difficulty. (20 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWJCfOvochA

Detecting gravitational waves.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iphcyNWFD10

2000 years of technological progress results in a flying squirrel’s pelvis.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR5N2Jl8k14

105 free bloody brush fonts, including Meatmarket, Bloodfeast, and the quaintly schizophrenic Bloody Brujah.
http://www.fontspace.com/category/blood

Japanese gas tanks.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2012/07/decorated-gas-tanks-of-japan.html

Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja sings Frank Key’s poem /The Star-Spangled Banner/ to the tune of the old British drinking song /To Anacreon In Heav’n/.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HU0SZXcNNbY

And here she is singing /Think/.
https://maleaemma.com/2018/08/23/cover-think-aretha-franklin/

Future thoughts.
https://theawesomer.com/future-thoughts/495220/

White people having uncomfortable-looking fun. For the short of attention span, skip ahead to about two minutes, when what you saw coming comes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvEE3_mBzi8

The animal hybridizer.
http://digitalcultures.pl/hybridizer/

“My son, Levi, is autistic. He doesn’t like having his photos taken because he gets uncomfortable with things like eye contact and smiling on command. So instead of begging and pleading for a few good photos, this year we went a different route.”
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/25/autis.html

Oh, the wondrous poetry of nature.
http://buttersafe.com/2008/11/13/the-rose/

You have been served, kayaker swine!
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/26/seal-slaps-kayaker-in-his-face.html

Thematically similar Instagram photos shown together. Scroll down for nearly ever.
https://www.instagram.com/insta_repeat/

White cow fetch.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/28/cow-plays-fetch.html

Clancy lowered the boom.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/09/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_24.html

The Kavanaugh hearings prefigured by decades by Brit funnymen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRecMEf3CRI

Ed Wynn speaking for Speidel.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/follies_of_the_madmen_386

Mae West clips.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJS670okmZc

And Alex Bosworth in Mister Sandman.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5km09Oav1E

 

Cats!

     “Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur. Happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr purr purr.”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-09-21) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And thanks to Hank Sims of Lost Coast Outpost here’s a page with the latest show and also other ones going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and rollerskate up and down narrow aisles lined with painstakingly preserved specimens of even earlier work. Contemplate. Nostalgicate.

The old-time radio show I played at the end this time is /The Cat Wife/ from Arch Oboler’s /Lights Out Everybody/ series. It’s creepy and disturbing on so many levels. A 1936 masterpiece.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

The Terror of Tiny Town.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Terror-of-Tiny-Town-2/

They took a sample of my pasta.
https://theawesomer.com/sample-of-my-pasta/494198/

How and why to build a moon base.
https://theawesomer.com/how-to-build-a-moon-base/494192/

An old man remembering jazz. (Depending on your browser/system you might or might not have to click to actually /play/ the video, and you might or might not have to click on the audio icon to turn the sound on once it’s playing. Standardization is for sissies.)
https://www.reddit.com/r/aww/comments/9fn1wj/old_man_remembering_jazz/

Young ladies remembering jazz.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/16/weekend-tunes-lady-rouge.html

Marbles.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/20/this-is-the-best-marble-chain.html

Rick and Morty reimagined as Japanime (say j’PAN-uh-may).
https://laughingsquid.com/rick-and-morty-anime-title-sequence/

Anime trailer for original Star Wars.
https://laughingsquid.com/star-wars-a-new-hope-anime-trailer/

Gorgo.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/gorgo_smash_gorgo_chomp_gorgo_roar_gorgo_comics_1961-65

That’d better be toothpaste. Smell it before you put it in your mouth. It could be anything. If it’s Brylcreem, for example, or caulk, or cortisone, lithium grease, paint, pipe-thread dressing or brass polish, bleagh.
https://www.rd.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/how-bad-brush-teeth-once-day-501046951-PeopleImages-760×506.jpg

“There ya go, that’s all yours and there’s a bag (!) and you guys’ve been sumpin else. That’s our show, ladies and gentlemen…”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA8iC1niJ4E

Meow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDECr4iDlPU

They’ll be tryin’ out Bevos, they’ll be tryin’ out Cubebs, they’ll be tryin’ out tailor-mades like cigaret fiends. I think it’s clever that they named a bovine creature Bevo.
https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/2979adbfa35c4c1183529464a2751b033a9f61bb/c=401-0-3798-2554/local/-/media/2018/09/15/DetroitNews/DetroitNews/636726458069889468-AP-18259048199985.jpg

Curve-fitting methods.
https://xkcd.com/2048/

The mold you can’t see.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ro8sPOgCBg

“Um, yass, well, it’s been some time since I last visited the Anderson Valley, a bucolic sliver of coastal Mendocino County, where Pacific fogs glide through the towering California redwoods, playing cat and mouse with the rising sun.” /Oh, for fuck sake. It’s spoiled fruit juice. It causes regrettable behavior, blurred vision, vomiting, addiction, car accidents and cancer./
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/13/dining/drinks/wine-review-pinot-noir-anderson-valley-california.html

And ten paintings of Judith beheading Holofernes (say holla-fer-NEZ).
https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/09/ranked-10-paintings-of-judith-beheading-holofernes

Punch the sun.

     “Those who eat their fill speak to the hungry of wonderful times to come.” -Berthold Brecht

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-09-14) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a page with that one and also other shows going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and shuffle among the desiccated remains of even earlier shows, daintily clutching the hem of your ceremonial robes up out of the dust and ash and fantastic beetles.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

How the world works.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/dinner-for-few.html

How to make cinnamon roll cheesecake.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/09/cinnamon-roll-cheesecake/

/Enough./
https://theawesomer.com/enough/493036/

Yes. Wonderful.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/14/8-year-old-upstages-the-harlem.html

Also wonderful.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2012/10/alma-deutscher-6-year-old-violinist.html

If you fall.
https://laughingsquid.com/if-you-fall/

Stairways in Budapest.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/08/Amazing-Photos-of-Spiral-Staircases-in-Budapest-by-Balint-Alovits/

The pattern library.
http://thepatternlibrary.com/

Sustained terror. I don’t understand how they don’t go deaf from this. How do their eardrums not pop in? Also people drown just practicing for this. But I get the attraction. When I was a boy I used to swim in the lake alone underwater for distance, testing myself, trying tricks to extend the time, like hyperventilating first, and experimenting with different ways of moving (best: simultaneous great wide stroke of arms and legs, bullet forward, arms at sides, streamlined, for five or six seconds until near-stop, then stroke again) but that was all just like three to ten feet beneath the surface, moving horizontally; you could always just turn upward and be instantly okay. This woman goes well /farther than a football field straight down/ before turning upward. Brrr.
https://laughingsquid.com/free-immersion-diver-sets-womens-world-record/

The tragedy of the seas.
https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/the-tragedy-of-the-seas-1841/

Clams got legs!
https://lilcomics.blogspot.com/2011/04/clams-got-legs.html

Caw.
http://ashbless.tumblr.com/post/95114515104/vantid-nambroth-qaw-the-raven-this-is-not

Rescue. Or, perhaps, dinner.
https://twitter.com/realrobinhood19/status/1038325645162553344

Where do we go when we read?
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/08/16/where-do-we-go-when-we-read/

Luca Stricagnoli again. Sounds great. I think he also invented that instrument.
https://laughingsquid.com/iron-maiden-on-an-triple-neck-guitar/

So sweet, so cold, so fair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDATXtewPrg

Why women live longer than men.
https://twitter.com/KaptanHindustan/status/1038094073427632130

Bonsai.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/13/profile-of-japans-female-bon.html

Sand.
https://thisisnthappiness.com/post/177661036129/shifting-sands-irenaeus-herok-because

Circus, by Tom Waits, read by Ken Nordine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7LnJLoQUcs

An abandoned Soviet circus in Moldova.
http://www.thebohemianblog.com/2013/11/urban-exploration-abandoned-soviet-circus.html

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2018/09/05/the-marvellous-mod-world-of-sci-fi-supermarionettes/

Hair.
https://flashbak.com/choose-your-retro-haircut-hair-style-selections-from-the-1950s-1980s-404373/

Ble-yaah!
https://gfycat.com/impartialrecentichidna

Noise.
https://theawesomer.com/ai-image-restoration/493577/

Lessons for other news channels. (Among the comments: “Good thing she was standing right there.” “Fucking water benders.”)
https://imgur.com/gallery/XXPyR81

If you’re all /What’s a water bender?/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avatar:_The_Last_Airbender

The old bursting through the paper gimmick.
http://www.ephemerasociety.org/blog/?p=7812

Another mirrored Tokyo train ride. (Slower than usual. Peaceful.)
https://theawesomer.com/neo-tokyo-metro/447275/

17-year-old student pilot, landing gear falls off the plane. The way she sounds at the beginning of the ordeal, when they tell her she lost a wheel. It turns out fine.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/student-pilot-loses-landing-gear.html

Trombohemian Rhapsody.
https://theawesomer.com/bohemian-rhapsody-on-28-trombones/493190/

Trombone routine like an ancient town clock.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/09/Trombone-Suicide-Routine/

“He is head and shoulders! His little legs going underneath!” As much better than regular car races as corgi or dachshund or basset races are better than regular dog races, and for the same reason: they have to /really try/. A motorcar racer just has to sit in the chair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWVk7TcKsxM

Sand marble races.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1v2qOEO58U

Lily Havesh, world dominotrix.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1711694/Video-Incredible-ping-pong-ball-optical-illusion-blow-mind.html

The definitive half-hour explanation of the first space shuttle disaster, with circles and arrows and everything you need to fully understand what happened and why.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y37aRSn7Uw

Time-lapse night skies.
https://laughingsquid.com/milky-way-astrolapse/

History of religion in one page.
https://ukiahcommunityblog.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/history-of-religion/

Red Light. (10 min.)
https://laughingsquid.com/red-light-sam-benenati/

Burning steel wool.
https://laughingsquid.com/burning-steel-wool-that-mimics-wildfires/

Man makes knives out of odd materials, then measures them for hardness. Most of this particular video shows how to make a useful kitchen knife out of birthday candle soot and leather chew twists.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUCEMjhsvaU

An anonymous op-ed from the World War Two French resistance.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/12/an-anonymous-op-ed-from-the-wo.html

Slytherins good?
https://news.avclub.com/argument-actually-slytherins-are-good-1828938240

If not you, who? If not now, Venn?
https://tinyurl.com/ImpossibleVenn

Boobs for everyone.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6147759/Clever-3D-optical-illusion-t-shirt-gives-wearer-boob-job.html

A similar principle.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1711694/Video-Incredible-ping-pong-ball-optical-illusion-blow-mind.html

In the laundry room: “Definitely a change in energy. Do you feel that?” “Yes, I feel like chills are going down my spine now.” “Is it a ghost?” “Nah.” Also, the bedroom in the other house is bad. It’s the center the entity is operating from. “It’s like when I was choked in Switzerland.” But it’s okay. Brother Carlos drives the incubus from the premises with a magical bible spell. Also hemorrhoids are exorcised by this method, as well as the demons causing Realtor Sue’s back pain.
http://www.cynical-c.com/2018/09/12/nathan-for-you-the-ghost-realtor/

How to do real psychic surgery “energy work”.
https://tinyurl.com/PsychicSurgeryHowTo

I just noticed that apparently Burning Man is all about L.E.D.s anymore.
https://theawesomer.com/burning-man-2018-hyperlapse/493345/

‘Neath that great triumphal arch.
https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/the-triumphal-arch-of-maximilian/

Why not? We have the park till Monday.
https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/photo/2018/08/photos-of-the-week-4/w17_AP18237532228768/main_1500.jpg

Giant model A-10 Warthog for $50 in ten hours.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiqeote2P2M

Paper in the Star Trek universe.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/star-trek-isnt-paperless-future.html

For fans of sexy sponges. You have to use good real headphones to get the full benefit of the treatment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeI9YSejIKc

A soft murmur.
https://asoftmurmur.com/

The fabulous Montigny mitrailleuse, the 1860 secret weapon of the Franco-Prussian war. (Watch the 3D demo.)
https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a18459/forgotten-weapon-mitrailleuse/

A couple of weeks ago there was a fancy rich-people’s wedding in an event tent a few doors down from what I went to town for. Lines of expensive new cars parked all over the place. P.A. system booming something very like the following, so you could hear it all for miles, for literally hours. And I thought, when a single homeless man is having an argument with a trash can, that you can barely hear from across the street, somebody calls the cops to come and remove him. Now, I understand calling the cops because you’re worried about someone’s health, like they’re banging their fists or their head against a dumpster or a wall, but the arbitrary noise criterion for complaints, that’s a puzzler. Also, of course, the vast class difference and the money. Don’t get me started on giant stupid motorcycles that sound like a Montigny mitrailleuse just idling at a stop sign. Oh, right, sorry, this:
https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/best-mans-speech-for-bretts-second-wedding

Beautiful old motorbikes that probably are loud but I don’t care; they are that beautiful.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/57688049/Pre-War-Motorcycles

Tough Vespas.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2018/aug/30/extreme-vespas-in-indonesia-in-pictures

Funny late-stage Elvis. Dressed for a wedding, as always.
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/13/late-stage-elvis-is-a-wonder-t.html

“Nobody wants to fight. I don’t want to fight you.” *SLAP* “All righty, then.” I get the feeling that the white little girl in war paint has fought before. She’s impressively viciously workmanlike about it. And I wonder what pissed off the black little girl in the first place. For sure there’s a back-story there.
https://twitter.com/sierrasprague/status/1038326223888297984/video/1

A guide to yellow stripey things.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/a-comprehensive-guide-to-yellow-stripey.html

Idiotas.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs3OAFMvbvI

Diana Damrau – Queen of the Night – Mozart, The Magic Flute. Thanks, Kay!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZcaf9GfyWs

Another great version of the Diva Song from The Fifth Element.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XKQaw-37XA

Weird real-world landscape.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/57179311/otherworld

“Bang bang bang, skeet skeet skeet, she do that thing for three retweets.”
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/13/stephen-colbert-connects-hip-h.html

Art.
https://www.boredpanda.com/man-begs-commission-portrait-artist-dying-son-cancer/

Falling down.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4rrctxmxfU

And how to open a lock with two heavy paper clips. I just tried this; you can definitely do it, and every time you do it afterward it goes faster. When Sherlock or Joan does it in /Elementary/ I think the actors might be really doing it in real time and it’s not a fake. Fun.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2018/09/how-to-open-lock-with-paper-clip.html

Furthermore, it didn’t occur to me that there might be a musical band called Punch The Sun. (A sample of their work.) I had been using the term in the sense the former superhero Mega Girl does in the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist.

La très belle femme qui ne dit jamais merci.

     “Far more important who the elementary music teacher is in a small town than who the director of an opera house is, because if the opera house director is not good he will be dismissed in a year, but a poor music teacher can kill off the love of music for thirty years from thirty classes of children. This is an enormous responsibility.” -Zoltan Kodaly

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-09-09) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a page with that one and also other shows going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and poke around in the subconscious miasma of even earlier shows. After all, it’s a free country, they say.

In this latest show I read almost everything I had to read, and then played an episode of The Black Museum, narrated by Orson Welles, and brought it in just under eight hours. Couple of calls. Visits from Molly and Jon, and Lucky Otis, who’s playing tonight 7pm to 9pm at Icons in Mendocino, and for a change I can actually go this time, so I’m going there as soon as I press send. Maybe I’ll see you. I’ll be the guy in the clothes I slept in all this week between jobs, with the Christopher Walken thousand-yard stare, calling out for more cowbell.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Wisteria Princesses of 1958.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/wisteria_princesses

Calling someone a racist isn’t going to un-racist a racist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZpAA_wgsk0

A few examples of the problem of air.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/09/super-typhoon-jebi/

So Selma wins, then.
http://www.blameitonthevoices.com/2018/09/how-much-based-on-true-story-films-are.html

Hillside collapses onto road.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/09/mountainside-slide/

Black and white.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/undead_undead_john_coultharts_beautiful_illustrations_for_bram_stokers_drac

Mmfff.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/09/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_6.html

Captain 3D.
https://theawesomer.com/captain-3d/492521/

She is crying because he is a manupulative psychopath but still she will not leave him.
https://www.andymort.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/AdobeStock_122944614-e1516198126798.jpeg

The bridge tongues.
https://theawesomer.com/the-bridge-tongues/492304/

Bajor for Bajorans.
https://www.mentalfloss.com/photos/555460/20-militant-murals-northern-ireland

You guys rayda dooda HOKAY POKAAAAY!
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/hokey-pokey.html

CRISPER-Cas9.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k99bMtg4zRk

There’s the future. Right there.
https://theawesomer.com/anna-dream-brush-vr-painter/492182/

Also here. A whole giant Millenium Falcon in one pass. To be fair, the film is sped up considerably.
https://theawesomer.com/millennium-falcon-giant-3d-print/469719/

The story of the coup of Mick from Tayto over the entire rest of the Irish grocery industry.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNSIV_nDeMo

Famous people eating hotdogs.
https://tinyurl.com/CelebrityEatsHotDog

Seas of abandoned Chinese bicycles.
http://www.faithistorment.com/2018/06/the-beauty-of-chinas-bicycle-graveyards.html

Frenetic dance.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/09/wild-moscow-twist.html

I am such a sucker for a spaceship show. If it has a spaceship in it, I want to see it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKBrnjxlKgU

Mars.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/lightsinthedark/sets/72157669559511817/with/42771209545/

“I have every intention of asking him difficult questions and engaging in a serious and even combative conversation.”
https://boingboing.net/2018/09/03/the-new-yorker-editors-excus.html

Also: “Christ, what an asshole!”
http://www.robertsinclair.net/comic/asshole.html

Also: “I’m glad to see we can come to some sort of an arrangement.” (Arrow right, and right, and right.)
http://www.emilyblincoe.com/arrangements/

Oh, amazing. With gallery and video, which would go well with the poem High Flight, by John Gillespie Magee. Glider rises silently to the edge of space, riding what they call mountain waves, piloted by two men who will never forget this, in the sense of Robin Williams saying to the boy in Dead Poets Society, “/Never forget this./”
https://newatlas.com/record-breaking-perlan-2-space/56183/

 

Hobo codes of outer space. (They give you pie here.) (Mean dog.)

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-08-31) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a page with that one and also other shows going back about a couple of years. And you can always go to Links To Recorded Audio, see above, and fumble around in the drawers of even earlier shows.

But besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the latest show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

People open up about how they started believing in God after finding a big bag of laundry in the barn.
https://www.clickhole.com/people-open-up-about-how-they-started-believing-in-god-1828655502

Bioturbation with and without soil fauna.
https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/bioturbation-with-and-without-soil-fauna

The final Vine compilation. I didn’t know anything about Vine, and now I’m sorry I missed it. It looks like a lot of fun.
http://the-moistness.tumblr.com/post/174857430455/mattyaye-the-final-vine-compilation

Thinkin’ about getting the old band back together.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYc4DT18EJg

Rerun: I like the one about /I Wrecked Your Toilet/. “Just wait a few minutes before you go in there, okay? Seriously. I’m not kidding.” And the one with a brassiere made of clown faces.
https://jimberkin.wordpress.com/2018/02/25/lets-hear-it-for-cris-shapan/

Technically they’re antlers. Antlers are bone, horns are hair.
https://dionisopunk.com/2018/07/30/trophy-wife-barbie/

Fan couldn’t get the rights to Purple Rain for his (or her) Prince tribute video so they got a local opera singer, you know, to go forward and complete the project.
https://www.clickhole.com/this-beautiful-fan-made-prince-tribute-couldn-t-get-the-1828684687

Okay, I found the /Kids in the Hall/ episode with the /Sex Girl Patrol/ sketch in it, that had /Sex Boy/, that the Prince tribute backup singer/whisperer saying /Oooh, Sex Guy/ reminded me of.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaIwWRc6U_U

“Well, they shouldn’t be showing metaphors at this time of night.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEjqmjeTi9Q

Important to know.
https://xkcd.com/2038/

Playing or fighting? Fighting, I think.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/27/epic-battle-between-baby-eleph.html

Duck! (Matt Smith is two Doctors back now.)
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/perspective.html

Maneki-Neko (good-luck-hand-wave cat) collection.
https://vimeo.com/285834570

The walls have [disconcerting mechanical] eyes.
https://laughingsquid.com/a-disconcerting-installation-featuring-20-blinking-kinetic-eyeballs-that-track-people-around-a-room/

The notebook.
https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/explore-leonardo-da-vinci-codex-forster-i#

Perfect circles.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2012/08/two-perfect-circles.html

What does a nuclear bomb explosion feel like? “When I arrived, all the old veterans were playing bingo.”
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/what-does-nuclear-bomb-explosion-feel.html

Turtleneck and Chain – I Threw It On The Ground.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAYL5H46QnQ

Come for the the world champion air guitar Cinderella act, stay for the transvestite tattoo slit-Peter-Pan-kilt Manson beard guy with a plastic bear claw around his neck on a shoelace. (Strobe-related epilepsy warning.)
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/27/watch-spectacular-air-guitar.html

Night in Istanbul.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/63573187/Mirror-World-Istanbul

Butterfly big.
https://laughingsquid.com/butterfly-viewed-through-scanning-electron-microscope/

“Yes, a lot of Japanese people think /Fuck!/ means /Go die/, but it actually means /Shit/, only in a more intense way. It also means to have sex, but it’s a bad way to say it.” It turns out that English swears are not literal, whereas Japanese swears are. “What kind of Japanese people swear?” “People who go to clubs, and also rappers and deejays. And drunken old guys.” “Research shows that Americans use swear words 80 to 90 times a day.” “What! That’s crazy! They can almost have a conversation with just swear words!” That’s right. We do it all the time.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/27/what-do-japanese-think-of-engl.html

What’s all this then! What’s all this then! (or) Move along, Santa, move along. Nothing to see here!
http://www.iyfusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Charlotte-7.jpg

The black guy seems okay with invisibility. The white guy, though; he might have been struggling with mental illness, and then this. There’s a fine line between a clever and a cruel prank. I like this sort of thing because I don’t know how to feel about it.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/30/magician-and-audience-make-two.html

Four awful ways our ancestors got high.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGEdFcqt8rwU

Face it, Billy’s dad is a fudge packer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh9amMeiRYQ

The man inside the buoy.
http://longstreet.typepad.com/thesciencebookstore/2018/07/the-human-buoy-1877-.html

Double-code-red waves. So beautiful and so dangerous.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7woVTuN8k3c

Man dodges bullet. (I meant to read this on the show but forgot. Next week, then.)
https://www.reddit.com/r/Nicegirls/comments/9bhi5w/a_good_friend_introduced_us_she_is_over_in/

Photo gallery of attractive old motorcycles. The hundred-year-old ones are the best. Especially the Henderson, and the two Indians near the end. Not an aught-three, though. Didn’t have the extenders. Tended to shake.
https://newatlas.com/2018-monterey-car-week-top-40-motorcycles-auction-report/56064/

The great game.
https://laughingsquid.com/cheetah-ball-catapult/

And happy superhuman acrobat Simone Biles in slow motion.
https://deadspin.com/simone-biless-championship-routine-is-even-more-mind-bo-1828533305

Sects and violins. A ripping yarn.

     “It’s human nature to hate those you hurt.” -Tacitus

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-08-24) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the shadows of the museum of even earlier shows.

This time I started out reading very fast and kept it up, reacting to how things went last week when half a dozen people showed up and called on the phone, which didn’t happen this week, resulting in finishing a little early, at about twenty to five, so that I’d already signed off when Lucky arrived back from San Francisco. I gave him the Leroy and Skillet collection for his car, the equivalent of our home game. You kids don’t know, but in the old days when somebody got on a game show on the radio or teevee and they were disappointed, chose the wrong curtain or door and so didn’t win the new Chevrolet or spacious G.E. refrigerator or magnificent console hi-fi from Magnavox (the First Name in Hi-Fi), they were given a copy of the show’s home game, an actual boxed board game, which might have been just as good as the show. In fact, you’ll hear more than half an hour of the iconic Leroy and Skillet in the above show itself. They’re dead now, or /dayd/, as they would say it if they weren’t dayd. Let’s see if I can do this with typing: [growl-shouting] /Leroy, Skillet, Reetha, we all us dayd now, goddammit. Hoddaya like thet?/

Scott Peterson’s story, The Vermillions, is a ripping yarn, the sort of thing where you have to control yourself not to keep stopping and going /wow!/ in the middle of it. I broke it into two parts, though, because Tom showed up after his gig at Mendocino Theater Company’s production of Becky’s New Car, and after I got some Cadbury’s caramel chocolate into him he began to tell the most amazing stories about his life in theater. A flying accident during the nightmare scene in Fiddler on the Roof. An exercise in one’s inner tomato. Naked solo sailing a borrowed 35-footer directly into the sun, balanced on the bowsprit, eyes closed, steering by psychokinesis. And so on.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

The Hajj down there, from the air.
https://qz.com/1363611/aerial-photos-of-the-hajj-reveal-its-massive-scale/

KNYO or KMEC would fit right in amongst these.
https://www.instagram.com/tokyostorefronts/

Backward and in heels.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/08/dance-boogie-woogie-rockabilly/

A clog rave. “George, you’re not quite right. You’ve got the wrong foot coming forward.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJdWs4sLo0E

Wind-tunnel aerial dancing.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/08/wind-tunnel-dancing/

Our squiggly sun.
https://laughingsquid.com/visualization-of-sun-magnetic-field/

Clair de Lune.
https://theawesomer.com/nasas-clair-de-lune/490137/

Beautiful world.
https://www.lolwot.com/20-shocking-photos-of-humans-slowly-destroying-planet-earth/

Happy. Like a room without a roof. Dayd, though.
https://laughingsquid.com/reconstructing-face-of-pompeii-victim/

See, this is what I was talking about last week. This is disgusting. Why would anyone do this to herself. Jesus. Horrible.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/dermal_piercings

Bran scan music.
https://laughingsquid.com/stanley-scanley-brain-scan-animation/

Big noise.
https://theawesomer.com/big-noise/469928/

Just 25 minutes of Captain Beefheart in the old days.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiZ_5jWJo_g

Great voice. Man narrates a tour of his action figure collection.
https://laughingsquid.com/introducing-1980s-action-figures/

Football (soccer) commentary animated.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeNVWBgTFws

And remember, men, if you see these guys, do not fight these guys. They will fuck you up. Do not engage.
https://wftga2019.com/images/blog/dance/Khorumi.jpg

Every once in awhile I see a photograph or a very short video that exactly expresses how I see people as being. This is exactly how people are.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/08/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_23.html

Headis. Note the honor and joy of playing and gracious winning and losing. Woudn’t it be nice if people were more like this.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/lets-play-some-headis.html

Beatbox guy with some new beatbox sounds you haven’t heard before. Quacks and chirps and whistles in there with the thumps and boops and ktishes.
https://theawesomer.com/grizzy-dance-powerful/490584/

15 minutes. Surprisingly deep for something so seemingly silly. “Love with your heart. Use your head for everything else.”
https://theawesomer.com/escherian-stairwell-deconstruction/490537/

It’s so mean to have a dog and leave it behind. All. Day. It’s mean and cruel. If you’re just going to treat it like this, don’t get a dog. Or a parrot. Cats don’t care.
https://laughingsquid.com/dog-wearing-gopro-fetch-harness/

Sheep stuck in a swing.
https://laughingsquid.com/sheep-stuck-in-tire-swing/

A profound commitment to the sanctity of life.
https://truthout.org/art/a-profound-commitment/

A bad lip-reading of Sarah Huckabee-Facetransplant.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/a-bad-lip-reading-of-sarah-huckabee.html

Caution. Slow animals.
https://laughingsquid.com/animals-in-slow-motion/

Shannon’s mouse.
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/08/23/shannons-mouse/

Fabricated.
https://theawesomer.com/fabricated/490487/

Ai-yi-yi. Watch this before you just blindly let your kids go to one of those places and assume they’ll be fine. They will not be fine; they will fall right out of the sky and bounce off metal things on their way down and be decapitated and die.
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/08/amusement-park-fails.html

Toilets of the future. On another planet.
https://artlogic-res.cloudinary.com/w_1444,h_790,c_fill,f_auto,fl_lossy/ws-halesgallery/usr/images/artists/group_images_override/65/rachael-champion-plough-layer-source-rupture-art-basel-hong-kong-300-x-450-x-550-cm-view-i-.jpg

A song about the planets.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A8Yq1s598A&list=PL0E970BA07AA41022

Matrimonio interplanetario.
https://vimeo.com/102827380

Dawn emus.
http://www.silenttheory.net/2014/06/warrumbungles-emus-at-dawn.html

The okapi. Creepy? or not creepy?
https://truestrange.com/2018/07/09/video-the-okapi-little-known-unique-large-animal/

Earth from space.
https://newatlas.com/international-space-station-gallery/55829/

A lovely trailer for a new game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv197hjEC0I

The incredible far future of 2017.
https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/how-russians-imagined-the-year-2017-in-1960-1790754031

But is it love?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaAWLG1PEOs

Cylon!
https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/this-1935-streamlined-car-of-the-future-looks-like-a-be-1828053581

Expressive robot face.
https://laughingsquid.com/seer-emotionally-expressive-robot/

Why not to argue over Fermi’s Paradox with a creature big enough to pick you up and throw you against the wall with its nose.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/debating-aliens.html

En garde!
https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/photo/2018/08/photos-of-the-week-2/w17_1015808312/main_1500.jpg

Supreme Court bracket.
https://xkcd.com/2037/

The morbidly beautiful medical illustrations of Dr. Frank Netter.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_morbidly_beautiful_medical_illustrations_of_dr._frank_netter

Intricate rice paper.
https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/07/extraordinary-scenes-hand-cut-from-rice-paper-by-bovey-lee/

And the golden age of record jacket art. “Relax. You’re going to lose weight.”
https://www.vintag.es/2018/08/the-worst-of-classic-album-cover-art.html

Bardo.

     “Yes, that man has missed something who has never awakened in an anonymous bed beside a face he will never see again, and who has never left a brothel at sunrise feeling like throwing himself into the river out of pure disgust for life.” -Gustave Flaubert

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-08-17) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the ghostly landfill of detritus from the show’s even earlier lives.

An odd show this time. Long conversations with callers Bill Olkowski, Scott Peterson and Alex Bosworth, and then with Lucky Otis, who arrived and promptly fell asleep entangled with Michelle 99 on the couch out front and came in later with some musical instruments to mess with. We talked about a hundred things, though radio mostly; he grew up in radio stations, living with his grandfather. I should apologize to Scott; I didn’t get to his story until so late that I decided to read it next week, early, when more people are likely to be listening. He puts so much care and work into his stories and I want to be fair. So.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Fritz Lang’s /Metropolis/ restored, full-length, in your choice of resolution. If you don’t like the music they chose, try Pink Floyd, or Tangerine Dream, or Michael Oldfield, or Brian Eno, or Philip Glass, or Laurie Anderson, or Tchaikovsky. Or Flanders and Swann.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skY2eDN7CoE

Don’t miss the hover text.
https://xkcd.com/2033/

Horse puppet.
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/08/15/horse-play-2/

The Wiere Bros. horse puppet.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/the_wiere_brothers

A little more about the Parker solar probe.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/how-nasas-parker-solar-probe-will-touch.html

What if English were phonetically consistent?
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/what-if-english-were-phonetically.html

Training the dog to alert for drugs, maybe. Because that’s a really good place to hide them.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmRzeFBn1JT/

A montage of Trump’s hateful, racist remarks through the years.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/16/trump-maybe-hate-is-what-we.html

Jimi Hendrix, 1969, Sweden.
https://laughingsquid.com/jimi-hendrix-stockholm-sweden-1969/

They look like stills from a Wes Anderson movie.
https://laughingsquid.com/symmetry-of-synchronized-swimming/

Seb Skelly plays /Africa/ on five different horns. This is so great!
https://laughingsquid.com/brass-horn-cover-toto-africa/

David Gilmour talks about the sound, pushes a tube home that had started to fall out.
https://laughingsquid.com/david-gilmour-pink-floyd-guitar-sound/

A ship-shipping ship shipping shipping ships. I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, upon a slitted sheet I sit.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/08/this-is-a-ship-shipping-ship-shipping-shipping-ships/

Digital wife. This is a real life product, and it’s halfway between /Cherry 2000/ and /Blade Runner 2049/, but it’s also like /Her/. Let’s see, Cherry 2000 came out in 1987, and 2018 (now) is exactly halfway between 1987 and 2049. Perfect.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/digital_wife

Fairies. Clap your hands if you believe.
https://www.deviantart.com/hellobaby/gallery/

A cross-dressing war bond squirrel.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/11/tommy-tucker-famous-squirrel-who-cross.html#modal-one

Museum specifically for taking pictures of yourself in.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/13/tour-this-impressive-3d-selfie.html

Slow lightning.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2018/08/awesome-lightning-video.html

First contact.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/12/artist-describes-the-first-tim.html

Reaction time test.
https://www.justpark.com/creative/reaction-time-test/

Falling Rock.
https://theawesomer.com/the-rock-falls-down/489577/

A personal electric hydrofoil surfboard thing.
https://theawesomer.com/lift-efoil/489390/

Astroturfing. About the size of an Italian greyhound puppy. Awww.
https://theawesomer.com/lwt-astroturfing/489575/

Overview of bionic limbs. They had me at the thumbnail image of a happy, pretty young woman aiming a bow and arrow with a /robot hand/. It turns out she designed that arm and hand. Another man found he had to wait months for an arm for his little boy, so he bought a 3D printer and supplies for way less than the arm cost, learned to use it, and now the little boy can make as many different kinds of arms as he likes, and they get better and better. A drummer drums with an arm optimized for drumming. And so on. This video is amazing and terrific, and you’re crying the whole time, unless something is wrong with you, in which case, next year: prosthetic feelings for people without them.
https://www.mixcloud.com/centuries_of_sound/centuries-of-sound-1905/

Underwater. View gallery.
https://newatlas.com/underwater-photography-contest-2018-winners/55843

1000s of free images to play with.
https://pixabay.com/

Class divide from the air.
https://newatlas.com/unequal-scenes-drone-photograpy/55899/

Thanks, Cloakman!
https://tinyurl.com/ThankCloakman

Pete Drake. Another one of several Peter Framptons of 1955. They still sell those things, with the hose that goes in your mouth. You can get one for about $100. Or make one yourself; it’s just a speaker driver in a heavy box.
https://laughingsquid.com/pete-drake-the-jimmy-dean-show-1964/

Lichtenberg figures occur in skin. Of course they would, but I never saw that or thought about it until I saw the lightning-struck-man episode of /Elementary/ the night before I read this article about it. A neat coincidence.
https://metro.co.uk/2018/08/13/people-hit-by-lightning-reveal-their-scars-which-look-like-fern-leaves-7833014/

Wormhole X-treme.
https://theawesomer.com/wormholes-explained/489313/

Loopist.
https://www.instagram.com/wannerstedt/

Sticks, shrinkwrap, packing tape and elbow grease equal kayak and paddle.
https://theawesomer.com/how-to-make-a-simple-kayak/489888/

Put a bun on it.
http://buns.life/

And a happy little Muslim girl playing the electric guitar.
https://www.fark.com/vidplayer/10131706

Tango!

     “The Scythians always ate their grandfathers; they behaved very respectfully to them for a long time, but as soon as their grandfathers became old and troublesome, and began to tell long stories, they immediately ate them.” -Sydney Smith, On Taste, 1805

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-08-10) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Connection to both transmitters (KNYO’s and KMEC’s) worked like a champ. New way. This way next time, then, and the times after that. Thank Sid Cooperrider.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Here’s looking at you, kid.
https://littlelimpstiff14u2.tumblr.com/post/176367087735/art-painting-dreams-dreamlike-alessandro-sicioldr

Photographer finds her homeless, emaciated, schizophrenic father and rescues him.
https://laughingsquid.com/photographer-discovers-her-estranged-father-amongst-the-homeless-people-she-was-documenting/

This is cool, except why is Modern Man always a white guy in these things? Why is Modern Man never Margaret Cho or Reggie Watts or Diana Ross or Bunny Huang or Mahatma Gandhi?
https://www.facebook.com/inverse/videos/907723512609430/

White people.
https://theawesomer.com/greener-grass/488531/

White. People.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/amusing_family_portraits_from_the_1980s

The game of life.
http://existentialcomics.com/comic/249

100 delightful awkward Japanese monsters.
https://designyoutrust.com/2018/08/awkward-vintage-japanese-movie-monsters/

Bitchin’ firenado in Leicestershire (say LIST-uh-sher).
https://www.facebook.com/LFRSAshby/videos/2197354550501750/

Vi Hart mathematically humming.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/doodle-music.html

Violin!!! (It means, Wow, OMFG!, as well as its being the sound of the bikes going by fast enough to hurt your neck turning fast enough to follow them.)
https://laughingsquid.com/reactions-to-speed-of-isle-of-man-tt-motorcycles/

Falling. Falling. Falling.
http://www.fallingfalling.com/

Rising. Rising. Rising.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rzIiF7LpPU

24 hours at Burning Man.
https://laughingsquid.com/24-hours-at-burning-man-2017/

Mechanical paddleball.
https://laughingsquid.com/pid-controlled-ball-bouncing-on-plate-machine/

Ai-eee! They shot him right in the lunchbox! SPACE FORCE!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI6ygeZxUBA

“Quick thinking, Miss Chambers. Quick thinking.” “Robots are indigenous to this area.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK6A3VfkiwA

Post-apocalyptic Disneyland.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/slumscapes_post_apocalyptic_paintings_of_a_devastated_disneyland

Theo Jansen’s wonderful wind-powered machines.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/08/theyre-evolving.html

Bauhaus ballet.
https://laughingsquid.com/1922-bauhaus-triadic-ballet-oskar-schlemmer/

The Egg Marketing Board Tango.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqYlkWj-1eM

Ahem.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/former-sheriff-joe-arpaio-says.html

How it all works is what’s great.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/watch-these-amazing-and-easy-a.html

How Star Trek: The Next Generation inovated. If you like spaceship shows, this will interest you. I especially liked learning about the neon light circuits in the Enterprise-E model. I used a 9,000-volt neon sign transformer in the base of my biggest Tesla coils, and one time I got careless and touched the wrong part. I ended up on the floor, against the wall, and Juanita in the other rooom heard the sound I made, and she said, “Are you all right?” I said, “No. Yeah. Wow.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHOpSrDwZNM

Instant fan of hip-hop haka.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/former-sheriff-joe-arpaio-says.html

Kashaka show. They’re like shaker eggs on chains, and there are dozens of names for them.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/impressive-musical-demonstrati.html

(fast) Flap-flap-flap-flap-flap! Ninja! Ai-eee!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umYEIfQsGu0

Art.
https://www.crossconnectmag.com/post/167837909790

An interesting article about a paintress I had never heard of.
https://respectthefemalebody.tumblr.com/post/166685295532/amarilloo-rgfellows-rgfellows

Das Feuerzeug. (Say dahss FOY-ehr-tzoig.)
http://50watts.com/Das-Feuerzeug

Corn flakes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0zRZDAy_rk

Volcanic dreamscapes.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/67299011/VOLCANIC-DREAMSCAPES

Tommy Emmanuel and Jerry Douglas.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/check-out-this-blistering-fing.html

Dog and butterbass.
https://youtube.com/watch?v=8BkFgw2D1QQ

Here you go: a tour of just one of Cruella deVos’ mumble-mumble (several) vacation homes she began to collect when the harbors filled up with her giant yachts.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/22000-square-feet-2.html

The roadside dinosaurs. Or, in Latin, In viis sedebas dinosaurs.
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/roadside-dinosaurs-concrete-americana

“And here it is 0 million years ago, right before the Post-anthropocene Extinction Event.” Scroll down for that. The image at top is 300 million years ago.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/ancient-earth-globe-see-what.html

Tiny.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/01/musee-miniature-et-cinema-museum-of.html

How we get Playmobil figures.
http://alastairphilipwiper.com/blog/inside-playmobil-malta

The Bluebird K7 jetfoil. A queer mix of so cool and so what.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofLCciRtruE

Concentric circles.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/08/concentric-circles-emanating-from.html

Vintage circus.
https://www.vintag.es/2016/12/24-haunting-photos-of-vintage-circus.html

Unlikely things.
https://theawesomer.com/the-most-unlikely-things/488429/

The short one is dead now so they’re showing us a lot of beloved Chuckle Brothers bits. This is really the way the world works, except in the big world the other Chuckle Brother at the mirror would be the banking system and would end up with extra and everyone else would end up with less.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ugzQj44bdk

The story arc of Tony Stark.
https://theawesomer.com/i-am-iron-man/488532/

Harpejji master.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr87Z7rZiWE

Oh. Well, there ya go, then.
https://www.theroot.com/10-questions-about-the-funkiest-white-karaoke-video-of-1828221931

The aluminum apron was supposed to solve the crotch bulge problem, but as you can see, three months into the project, it just makes it worse. The table is open. Options, people? Time is money.
https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/38498001_424368394724089_543666108608020480_n.jpg

Wild West town name generator.
http://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/wild-west-town-names.php

Hillbilly name gererator.
http://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/hillbilly-names.php

Fishing snakes.
https://twitter.com/ziyatong/status/1027399611445432320

And further haboobiana. I mean, if you like haboobs, this is the shit, right here.
https://theawesomer.com/the-great-haboob-chase/488904/

Circus fire complex.

     “I got flowers in the spring. I got you to wear my ring. This is my quest, to follow that star. No matter how hopeless, no matter how fa-aa-ar!”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-08-03) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Bill Olkowsky came to talk about guns, germs, steel, glyphosate, and genetic jiggery-pokery. Chris (Bwana) Byrne, who’s donating his collection of 23 Vincent van Gogh framed prints to be placed on sale in support of elephants in Kenya (“Hang a Van Gogh, Save an Elephant”) (say van-GOFF), had a nice piece of salmon and a glass of wine and then phoned to talk about poaching. Scott Peterson is creating a stairway from the bottom to the top, or perhaps the other way around. Lucky Otis swung by to explain many things, employing graceful and evocative hand gestures. Etc., etc., and then the show ends with Doug Nunn’s approximately fifty-minute Snap Sessions episode number 3, featuring a detailed interview with that violet-eyed vixen Late Night Liz. If Liz is all you’re interested in, and who would blame you, here’s just SS3.

KMEC’s automation again didn’t grapple properly with my real-time stream, so this show was, like a few earlier ones, only on KNYO at first, but Sid got home from his nighttime day job at about 1am and manually massaged that, and put it on properly from there until the end. It’s always something, and it always ain’t the end of the world; trying is what’s important. Gandhi said that. Gandhi and Yoda can arm-wrestle for it.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

A bit about World Elephant Day, which is coming August 11, and about the Fort Bragg Elephant Museum.
https://www.fortbragg.com/listings/celebration-of-world-elephant-day/

Abduction as romance.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/abduction-as-romance.html

Ejecting at Mach 10.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/30/watch-pilots-eject-at-over-mac.html

Further line rider synesthesia.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/30/Dance-of-the-Line-Riders/

Some things the Soviets made, or would have liked to have made.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2018/07/19/things-the-soviets-made/

Coulda been worse.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/07/bad-day-flying/

Baboon!
https://twitter.com/pedrogomezESPN/status/1024145006326505473

Impressive early beatboxing. And that’s the distinctive sound of plate reverb overusedly crapping it up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfKJszdQOvM

Buugeng trying to be a thing.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/28/watch-this-hypnotic-seaside-bu.html

A photo of the ISS partially eclipsing our sun, the heating system.
https://tinyurl.com/ISSEclipsesSun

Baby snakes of the Cretaceous era.
https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/animals/a22460395/oldest-ever-baby-snake-discovered-in-forest-amber/

Haha!
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bll6RK1hemZ/

Stefanie Millinger’s impressive trick. She stands on her hands, balancing on an exercise ball. She bends her legs forward by bending them backward over her head, reaches down to pick up sunglasses with her toes, and bent double (backward!), puts the glasses on, facing the camera the whole while, then places her feet flat on the ground and stands up, in the process flipping her upper body under and over to triumphantly wave ta-daaah and shut the camera off. You can close your mouth now.
https://gfycat.com/gifs/detail/wellinformedmindlessangwantibo

Another impressive trick with a ball. No name on this guy, though. Afterward, same thing as above with your mouth.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Damnthatsinteresting/comments/8rhmrr/gravity_defying_busking_gets_crazy_by_the_end/

The home for middle aged men.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdkaRmRC2H0

Art by Axel Krause.
https://www.galeriekleindienst.de/axel-krause.html?language=en

Art by William Lamsen.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/pop_art

Electric skateboard catches fire during charging. The man thinks impressively fast and saves himself and the child.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/07/electric-skateboard-catches-fire-during-recharging/

World.
http://catandgirl.com/archive/2018-07-31-cgbc.gif

A toast.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/wine-connoisseurs.html

Meet kaleidoscopic Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. Best element: the walking fingers-hands people.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/31/carefully-planned-surrealism.html

Some more pictures from the inside of last week’s Chinese sex doll factory. The one of the showroom is, of course, my new desktop image. My favorite is the brunette in heeled clogs sitting with her basketball-size breasts resting in her lap and her hands up in a defensive pose, ready to give you a karate chop if you get fresh. She’s on the right. These are modern sex dolls; they don’t just lie there; they’re made to move and respond, tell the weather, book tickets, recite from Wikipedia, shriek in a dozen languages, remind you of appointments, spy for the Ministry of State Security, and more. But don’t make her wash dishes and then take her, as they say, on the sopping wet floor. Remember what happened to Cherry 2000. Wash the dishes yourself. It won’t kill you. And get your own Pepsi.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/08/01/inside-an-ai-sexdoll-factory/

Beautiful converging mobile statues.
https://mymodernmet.com/ali-nino-statue/

Turkish doll-city maker.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/02/ali-alamedys-miniature-dioramas

No.
https://joannecasey.blogspot.com/2018/07/cyborg-cyber-spin-rise.html

The lions drink tonight, then they become suspicious and weem away.
https://laughingsquid.com/lions-drinking-water-at-night/

Tulip corduroy.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/28/beautiful-aerial-photos-of-tul.html

Afghan flour.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz0frCr_RoE

The cathedral of Salamanca’s astronaut.
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/02/the-cathedral-of-salamanca-astronaut.html

Brave new world.
https://www.reddit.com/r/videos/comments/93clcd/streamer_thinks_shes_in_her_uber_driver_thinks/

ICE.
https://boingboing.net/2018/08/01/a-rookie-ice-agent-makes-an-em.html

Bass and chord buttons explained.
https://laughingsquid.com/why-there-are-so-many-buttons-on-an-accordion/

The detonating cord is both literally and figuratively the bomb. Also it looks like Yondu’s Yaka arrow in GOTG 1.
https://theawesomer.com/explosions-in-slow-mo/487886/

“Kayla traveled across the see just to find some asshole’s stupid fucking stone that does nothing.”
https://theawesomer.com/paperback-paradise/487798/

Posers.
https://www.dailybreeze.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/OCR-L-SDCC-GAL-COSPLAY-0718-01.kjs_26430521_4504924.jpg

Basic self-checkout aisle procedure. This is how it always goes.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/self-checkout.html

And Trumpy jazz.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cds7dU7xXSA

Haboob!

     “Good news: I talked to Hitler and he said he didn’t do it.” -Neville Chamberlain

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-07-27) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Arizona haboob.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/24/watch-a-massive-haboob-engulf.html

Fire in Cardboard City.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/fire-in-cardboard-city.html

Real-life Tokyo, model for like ninety percent of the non-total-wastland science fiction future.
https://www.instagram.com/stfeyes/

iPhone photography awards.
https://newatlas.com/2018-iphone-photography-awards/55543/#gallery

iPhone slow-motion hummingbirds. This is beautiful work, and it’s also a review of (and maybe an ad for) a kind of lens you can buy to stick on your phone, that makes it possible. Last year I got Juanita set of lenses that let you do different levels of fisheye photography that were like five dollars for the whole bag. They don’t screw on, though, they clip on with little plastic clothespins. Look around; a lot of companies sell them.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/25/magical-hummingbird-slow-motio.html

Video of exhausted human slaves working to wreck perfectly good pants so their corporate masters can charge three times more money for them from people who are too hoity-toity to wear out a pair of pants the old way by just putting them on and going to work themselves. The compressed-air leg jigs are clever.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/27/how-jeans-are-distressed-at-th.html

Further astronomy photography.
https://www.rmg.co.uk/whats-on/astronomy-photographer-year/galleries/2018/shortlist

How asteroid mining will save Earth. If you become annoyed/distracted by the narrator’s compulsive making of a Hershey’s kiss symbol with his fingers and thumbs, put a post-it over it on the screen and cover that up.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/27/the-worlds-first-trillionair.html

You’ve seen this maneuver in Star Wars, Star Trek, Stargate, Farscape, Battlestar Galactica, Dark Matter, UFO, and so on. Any show with spaceships eventually uses it. This sort of thing is probably where they got the idea.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/07/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_27.html

Thrilling flying! (The pack on his back is fuel for the computer-controlled jet engines in the little platform. A flying Segway.)
https://theawesomer.com/flyboard-air-fun/486476/

He’s happy to see the person behind you and to your right. They have an affinity neither has with you. You can edge away, and probably should.
http://billdomonkos.tumblr.com/post/151763274736/gif-bill-domonkos-2016-photo-by-richard-parks

Get thee behind me.
https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180722190019-05-what-a-shot-0722-restricted-super-169.jpg

And now the weather.
http://www.cynical-c.com/2018/07/26/and-now-the-weather/

How sponges eat.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/27/cool-demonstration-of-how-spon.html

A thousand and one Van Goghs.
https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en/search/collection?q=&artist=Vincent%20van%20Gogh

A million abandoned pools.
https://tinyurl.com/MillionAbandonedPools

Eyes on the prize.
https://twitter.com/SimonNRicketts/status/1009023759095869441

The hand.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/07/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_25.html

Remember when you were not always too tired to just be doing things like this all the time, instead of watching other people do it.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/25/watch-this-car-towed-bmx-rider.html

This, on the other hand, is terrifying, even with the safety harness. Would not have done.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/25/watch-a-guy-cross-a-slackline.html

How to see kung fu movies.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/07/23/how-to-see-kung-fu-movies/

Learn about Quentin Tarantino. (15 min.)
https://theawesomer.com/tarantino-poetry-between-the-lines/486911/

“Suffering succotash! There’s absolute carnage here!”
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/cow-wins-horse-race.html

The story of the Swiss army knife. And Swiss army purses and ties and Swiss army shoes. And thumb drives that fold out into a spork, a lipstick, a Pez Pope and an asthma inhaler. Whatever you need.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/25/look-behind-the-scenes-of-how.html

Mad glad bad sad.
https://nagonthelake.blogspot.com/2018/07/moon-honey-mask-maker.html

Deep sea nuke.
https://theawesomer.com/deep-sea-nuke/486471/

Operation Teapot.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_8plbxmNpQ

Rerun: Kwoon – I Lived On The Moon.
https://tinyurl.com/KwoonMoon

That will show them.
http://existentialcomics.com/comic/247

Face morphing to match music. I wastn’t really paying attention at the end, but I think this is something you can play with, yourself.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/a-girl-and-her-cat-sing-starship.html

Robot mission to study Mercury. Video.
https://newatlas.com/bepicolombo-launch-date-mercury/55649

Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahoJReiCaPk

Space dance of Raquel Welch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgqTS3XcAuI

Olga and Vova Galchenko. These are the jugglers Verge was talking about last week. So relaxed and calm and happy. Penn Jillette, an accomplished juggler himself, comments admiringly on their skill, at one point shouting, “Oh! Shut up!” because even when he was young and in the juggling world he could never do that particular trick.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4RAx9BWc-w

While the subject is juggling, I’d like you to see a movie that Neil Gaiman wrote, called MirrorMask. A few years later, Stephanie Leonidas (Helena in MirrorMask) played a teenage space alien girl in the teevee series /Defiance/, which I also recommend, though there isn’t as much juggling in that. The alien word for shit is shtockel.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MirrorMask

Oh, my. You can see all the way /through/ France.
http://www.mediadump.com/hosted-id65-sexy-models-in-x-ray-films.html

Mmm. Bacon.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/23/watch-how-omnivore-and-plant-b.html

Who’s a g’boy?
https://www.dogphotographeroftheyear.org.uk/2018-Winners-Gallery

A pictorial history of pinball. Arrow right.
https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/oAKShPEYG8fuKg

Car culture. It turns out to be just parking your car outside, which you and I do all the time and think nothing of it, but these people wash their car.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/66971781/LA-CAR-CULTURE

Vehicles.
http://www.alexandralier.com/#/mutant-vehicles/

Va vedem.
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/romanian-protests-sibiu-eyes

The startling admission.
https://truthout.org/art/the-startling-admission/

Working.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/07/skills.html

This is real science, here. He’s figuring it out as he goes along, and he doesn’t give up, and you can too. This is a lot like things I used to do at the Albion Whale School. Every week it was a different thing. The Tesla coils. The giant hot air balloon. The radio station. Rockets, trebuchet, Greek fire, giant parabolic mirror array, sand pendulums, /bowling ball/ pendulum, X-Y laser, electrical catapult, etc., but never a Van de Graaff generator. This is awesome. And you can too.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/24/watch-how-to-make-a-homemade-v.html

Oooo. It makes you wonder.

     “Princess Lili’uokalani! You getcher skinny little Hawaiian butt right back here this instant, do you hear me!”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-07-20) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Musician and astrological raconteur Lucky Otis, and bar bouncer/event producer Michelle 99, came back for another try, this time bringing /the/ Verge Belanger, of the famous circus performing family of mom-led juggling acrobatic unicycle daredevils, and he demonstrated Mel’s Mess, juggling up to fourteen crackers before I lost count and, at the finish, landed all but three safely in his mouth, a historic feat. Kay showed up. Thomas. Siddhe phoned at about 1am in response to my opening-of-show email expressing my dismay at not successfully connecting to KMEC, after things worked so well last week with the new equipment there. As before and always, he’s on it. I don’t remember how many times I’ve said this, but: next week for sure, for /sure/.

A lot of music about Heaven and a /lady who’s sure/ even though words have two meanings and all of our thoughts are misgiven, whatever that means. WordPress’ spellcheck doesn’t like it, I know that much. Pittspopper, it doesn’t like that either. Gaziggled, no. Gowrshk, no. These are all perfectly good words with one meaning each; the technology isn’t quite ready yet.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

The future. Turbo enhancement for the brains of the modern damsel. You can watch the deliberations on her next chess move through that little glass port. It’s dark in there; you have to put your face close against it.
https://imgur.com/kuLegwh

Here’s the wonderful Simone Giertz’ six weeks recovery brain surgery story:
https://theawesomer.com/simon-giertzs-brain-surgery/485983/

Finally! It’s about time. With video.
https://newatlas.com/blackfly-vtol-aircraft/55445/

Drama of the deep.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/drama-in-deep.html

The hangman.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-hangman.html

“The winner, 19-year-old Miss Rosalind Watkins, opens her eyes to acknowledge the plaudits of her rivals.”
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/debutante_auto_racing

Barbie’s not sorry.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9ahiHpM3yQ

When you’re finished with the snakes you borrowed, the polite thing to do is put them back before anybody has to ask.
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/07/release-snakes.html

Astronomy pictures.
https://gizmodo.com/some-of-the-most-spectacular-astronomy-images-of-2018-1827695259

Infrared maps of Titan.
https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/seeing-titan-with-infrared-eyes

Singing. Full disclosure: the woman is wiggling a hankie to prompt it. Still, pretty impressive for a creature with a brain the size of a lentil, speaking of brains.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/cockatiel-sings.html

Sign language interpreter at a heavy metal show. I wonder what the guys in the red tent-shirts do? What is their function here (with their brains the size of a fricking cantaloupe)?
http://www.blameitonthevoices.com/2018/07/sign-language-interpreter-at-heavy.html

Russian WW1 propaganda posters.
https://www.rferl.org/a/russias-world-war-one-propaganda-posters/29292228.html

An unsettling experience.
http://www.marriedtothesea.com/index.php?date=071618

I don’t know about– um, maybe all unboxing videos are like this, but this girl is so embarrassingly, entertainingly, out-of-control /excited/ about this thing, I wonder if she’s an actress just pretending to be this person.
https://laughingsquid.com/mkbhd-ijustine-unbox-apple-ibook-g3/

New drone photography of cities. View the gallery.
https://newatlas.com/best-urban-drone-photography-2018-gallery/55450

Aztec Cthulhu. Aztec Boba Fett. Etc.
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/16/Jorge-Garzas-Aztec-Art/

And a new kind of art space.
https://newatlas.com/tokyo-mori-building-digital-art-museum/55491/

The case of Traish LaRue v. El Escorpion.

     “You may ask, how did this tradition get started? I’ll tell you, I dunno. But it’s a tradition, and because of our traditions every one of us knows who he is and what God expects him to do.” -Tevye (Joseph Stein)

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-07-13) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

The perpetrators of TechU showed up to sing the praises of 3-D printing; she talked, he directed. Speaking of direction, theater essential Lorry LePaul read love poetry by W.S. Auden, reminisced about local theater, sang her high school fight song, and was persuaded to swear sweetly at me in accurately accented Dutch; something about shoes. Joshua SlowCode, honking blues master with a tattoo of a peace-sign banjo on the back of his hand since high school in the 1960s, brought an antique flexi-disk to play, from a crumbling cardboard learn-to-play-the-banjo book. And the station was visited and I want to say /blessed/, but possibly that’s wishful thinking, by the lovely Michelle 99 (her real name), the lovely Amanda, and the lovely Lucky Otis, grandson of Johnny Otis and son of Shuggy Otis. Also Alex Bosworth called to tell racist Yiddish dirty jokes and read a couple of stories from /after/ his latest book. And I read most of what I brought to read, too, including the latest installment of Elly Cooney’s several-part story /No Country For Old Women/, many topical items local and foreign, comical and tragic, and then there’s Orson Welles as /The Shadow/. Busy night at KNYO. In case you feel like stopping by 325 N. Franklin, next to the Tip Top Bar, the walls of the performance space are festooned with larger-than-life-size nude self portraits of one of Bob Young’s multitalented daughters, I forget her name, but she’s completely artistically SFW naked in there, so come and look.

Besides all that, here are links to a few maybe not radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Lucky Otis, live. There’s a great deal of Otis-related material available; here’s something representative, speaking of honking blues masters.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFF_0dKaFck

Daft Punk live. Regarding the talk-box tube, people who use those things on a regular basis for a keyboard or a guitar or whatever –keyboard in this case– impress me with their stoic acceptance of discomfort in the pursuit of art. It’s a powerful speaker driver blasting the loud distorted sound of the instrument directly into your mouth through that tube you’ve clamped down on, and it rattles your teeth and eyeballs and the inside of your forehead and gives you a terrific headache. Peter Frampton used to have to chew aspirins and swallow them dry, like migraine sufferers do.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXajXTnW8hI

The singularity.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFe9wiDfb0E

Majestic.
http://www.mrlovenstein.com/images/comics/996_majestic.png

About social media. (15 min.)
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/about-social-media.html

Barnaby Dixon’s latest puppet.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/10/puppeteer-shows-off-his-latest.html

“And we’re not getting the best, the cream of the cream, we’re getting rapists, and murderers… What do we need with people from these shit-hole countries?”
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/this-second-forward.html

America.
https://www.theroot.com/go-back-to-your-own-country-elderly-mexican-man-beaten-1827442698

“Did you know she died in the bathroom at Norm’s?”
https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-pond-cartoon-20180701-story.html

Did you know that a fish can eat a fish that’s just as big as itself? Also, the music of the future, as it gets steadily stupider. One day this is all music will be: grunty thumping and spilling water. And maybe somebody barking, /Bitch!/ or /Motherfucker!/ or / and twitching his butt at the camera. Or eating another musician as big as he is. I hope not, though. Real music is still putting up a fight.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/09/catfish-refuses-to-put-up-with.html

Chart of miracles over time.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/07/frequency-of-miracles/

Mexican women in dresses on horses. (Turn the sound down a bit before you click.)
https://www.vogue.com/projects/13540751/escaramuza-women-costumes-charreria-style-mexico-arizona-mexican-equestrian-sport/

Bomb-density quilt.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/29282975318/in/feed

It’s a kind of pendulum clock.
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/07/12/the-congreve-clock/

Rerun: Water.
http://dailyoftheday.com/dance-of-the-day-underwater-choreography/

Drone stunt pilot.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yKCCSaGhHw

Yay, science!
https://earther.com/solar-just-hit-a-record-low-price-in-the-u-s-1826830592

Who knew?
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/climate-change-1912.html

Another nice ball race gizmo.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-green-ball-adventure.html

Procedurally generated tarot cards. Exactly as arbitrary as the familiar ones.
https://watabou.itch.io/procgen-tarot

I don’t know why they left the sound off this. It needs sound. You make the sound for it. Use your skills.
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/07/hee-hee.html

Lava’s all /wheeeeee/.
https://media.zenfs.com/en/homerun/feed_manager_auto_publish_494/e4b00bd6af9e4a26f205ffc5a75eb732

Indigestion, by Cyriak.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/12/animator-cyriak-has-indigestio.html

“Would you like to have a live one-on-one chat with a pirate? Our /dirty pirates/ are waiting for your call.” (This is the same Peter Serafinowicz who makes the Sassy Trump videos.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrKoPJFxSdY

Ha wa hinny wa hanananananawahhhh. Aaaaaaaaah.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzgi-Evu7Fk

And its exact opposite, the Song of Na-Wa-Da-Ha.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glBVIE-26Is

 

Gefuchtlichtkeit.

     “Yes, trust them not, for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that, with his Tygers heart wrapt in a Players hide, supposes he is as well able to bumbast out a blanke verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his owne conceit the onely Shake-scene in a countrie.” -Robert Greene

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-07-06) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Besides all that, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

First, I was so worried about Simone Giertz. I didn’t know she came through the brain surgery just fine. It turns out that she’s happy and healthy and walking around, being clever, getting back into her life. She’s not crippled or impaired or blind, which were all possibilities. She’s just cured. Yay, science! On the other hand, for some reason I can’t fathom, the photographs don’t show up in Firefox, just big blank spaces. Opera works fine. I don’t know about Chrome; I don’t like to let Chrome in my computer anymore; it’s always doing things and sucking up resources whether it’s on or not. Like a brain tumor. Hmm.
https://mashable.com/2018/06/22/simone-giertz-shitty-robots-brain-surgery-update.amp/

A report of connected events.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/a-report-of-connected-events.html

That explains it, then.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/coupling.html

Art. Yu Maeda.
https://www.booooooom.com/2018/03/14/artist-spotlight-yu-maeda/

2018 underwater photographer of the year winners.
https://www.boredpanda.com/underwater-photographer-of-the-year-contest-winners-2018/

Not sure what that thing is, but it’s big.
https://media.zenfs.com/en/homerun/feed_manager_auto_publish_494/c053837b3a44006a0f0f9959f62e3330

This short video is a great learning tool for a young person with his or her first guitar. Fullscreen, find the part you want to learn, play it at .75 or .5 speed, over and over, and learn it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiC__IjCa2s

Special Krio’s solo attempt at stop-motion animation. We see all the work that goes into it.
https://vimeo.com/276972841

Perseverance.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/maru-wishes-to-get-on-swing.html

The Round Four-Cornered Forest, episode one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA7yQEZfhmQ

Patriotic T.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/4th-of-july-t-rex.html

The man who fell off the bench and had a heart attack or hurt his back, moaning in fear and pain, should probably sue. I think that’s reasonable.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/03/magician-rips-his-assistants.html

“She was a little taste of Heaven, and a /one-way ticket to Hell./”
https://nerdcore.de/2018/07/02/glen-orbik-crime-pulp-posters/

And, “Sartre himself took a number of drugs to experiment with perception, most notably mescaline. He hallucinated crabs for years after he took the drug, even when he was sober, which isn’t so much known as a side effect of that, so we might imagine that Sartre took other hallucinogens aside from the mescaline. Well, either that or he was just so smart that he saw reality, like, as it really is or something.”
http://existentialcomics.com/comic/244

You probably don’t exist.
https://theawesomer.com/you-probably-dont-exist/484131/

Hearing isn’t just detected by the brain; a lot of it is created in the brain.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/06/neat-audio-illusion-explained.html

Speaking of which, Fergie’s national anthem. I don’t know who Fergie is, but she sure cares a lot about bread.
http://www.blameitonthevoices.com/2018/07/bad-lipe-reading-fergies-national-nathem.html

Flying Citroens.
https://designyoutrust.com/2018/06/flying-citroen-cars-by-jacob-munkhammar/

Lightsaber.
https://www.neatorama.com/neatogeek/2018/07/01/The-Worlds-Longest-Lightsaber/

Do not hold in hand after lighting. Packaging art.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/red_devils_black_bats_angry_cats_the_wacky_art_of_vintage_fireworks_packagi

Daytime fireworks.
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/65839/daytime-fireworks

Sped-up flowers opening look like fireworks.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/02/enjoy-some-flowery-fireworks-w.html

Posters.
http://rare-posters.tumblr.com/

Secrets.
https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/we-all-have-our-secrets

Photographs of protesting people.
https://www.chris-sorensen.com/portraitsofprotest-familiesbelongtogether

One pebble at a time.
http://www.facteurcheval.com/en/index.html

Learn about concrete and rebar in eight minutes.
https://digg.com/video/concrete-reinforcement

Hot.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-05/melting-road-in-far-north-queensland/9942800

Beautiful. SFW.
https://www.clickhole.com/beautiful-listen-to-this-father-and-his-young-son-tell-1825126314

Great. Now do one on NPR voice, and then KZYX voice.
https://laughingsquid.com/newscasters-voice/

The situation in Syria is like a bunch of small neighbor children crashing around knocking everything over and smashing things where someone’s trying to clean up or build something or just live, and the children are all happily screaming, “I helping! I helping!” 500,000 Syrian civilians have been killed (!) in the fighting, over a million injured, and over 12 million – half the entire country’s prewar population – have been displaced. (The U.S. has been bombing there since 2014. Israel’s been doing trash-and-dash raids. Assad may be an asshole, okay, he is an asshole, but.)
https://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/08/before-after-photos-of-syria-reveals.html

Hello Kitty dildo train, doo dah, doo dah.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/01/fast-feline-hello-kitty-bullet-train-debuts-in-japan

If not you, who?
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/07/how-thoughtful.html

My girl.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_CSjcm-z1w

Note: finger /behind/ the trigger. Safe, then, until she changes her mind about you. Best be moving along. America is full.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/07/merica.html

Marybel, the doll that gets well.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/marybel_the_doll_that_gets_well

“Son, I want to say one word to you. Just one word: Plastics.”
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/02/How-Humans-are-Turning-the-World-into-Plastic/

Pet rock.
https://theawesomer.com/pet-rock-2/483823/

That’s no moon.
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_feature/public/thumbnails/image/c3wkrqduoaaviuk.jpg

(Continued from last week’s MCN Discussion Listserv 9/11-hoax list) Chemtrails, organic tobacco, organic marshmallow peeps, organic bump stocks, thoughts and prayers, transmission meditation, new (or old) astrology, above the body massage, service chihuahuas, exorcism, Morgellons, fair-trade shrimp, conscious rocks, quantum snake oil, political sports metaphors, reverse gaslighting, and the moon shot hoax.
http://pigeonsnest.co.uk/stuff/nasa-fakes-moon-landing.html

Thrilling history of the Saturn V rocket.
https://newatlas.com/saturn-v-birth-moon-rocket/54867/

An obvious benefit of space travel. Making Alka-Seltzer, water and food-coloring volcanic worldlets.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/05/blob-of-liquid-floating-in-zer.html

I did something like this once when I was six. I had a pretzel in one hand and a delicate glass Xmas tree ornament in the other, and I was watching Bonanza from behind the couch, over my mother’s shoulder. Mouthful of glass. I quietly, calmly went into the bathroom and used the mirror to get it all out without swallowing any, and later when my mother said, /where’s the blue one, for the top?/ I said, /I dunno. Isn’t it in the box?/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slWLa82XdBs

The one who loves least controls the relationship.
https://www.behance.net/gallery/52137155/UGDTG-DIAPO-NIGHT

Sidewalk glass harp virtuoso.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/02/listen-to-the-harry-potter-the.html

A bunch of naked jazz musicians make music up to their necks in a tropical lagoon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06Qm-Z5OsHw

Luca Stricagnoli one-man-bands it for With or Without You. That black thing on the little neck is an e-bow; it sustains the drone strings.
https://theawesomer.com/with-or-without-you-guitar-cover/483792/

Rerun: Cab Calloway and the Nicholas Bros.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8yGGtVKrD8

Pregnant, in pyjamas and curlers.
https://laughingsquid.com/merry-clayton-gimme-shelter-isolated-vocals/

Video-stabilized extreme-fisheye selfie video of roller-coaster ride. As extremely cool as it is extremely fisheye and stabilized.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/05/deeply-trippy-stabilized-360-f.html

Inside a Van Gogh.
https://twitter.com/pickover/status/1014662606047637504

This is way better for you than yoga. But anybody can do yoga, and who can do this? Probably three people in the world.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/03/watch-this-woman-do-chin-ups-w.html

This woman made her own giant spirograph cogs and made several videos of using them. I like them all, but this is the best one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Flqzgwb7qY

Love roller coaster.
https://laughingsquid.com/girl-goes-for-a-ride-on-virtual-roller/

Hot Wheels cam.
https://theawesomer.com/hot-wheels-inversions/483754/

Lava tornado, bitch!
http://www.iflscience.com/environment/this-video-of-a-volcanic-tornado-flinging-lava-everywhere-is-epic-as-hell

“Good heavens! It’s raining tiny dead monsters!”
https://doctormonstor.tumblr.com/

Antivaccinator pwned, as they say.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2018/07/anti-vaxxer-gets-owned.html

A genuine undeniable miracle!
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/03/womans-short-hand-lengthened.html

Tennis balls. You may compare this girl’s story with the one I told you about my stepbrother Craig and I stealing baseballs from Fresno State College in 1968.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsQN9eRCDqs

What you can do when you’re flush with Nerf money. Remind me sometime to tell you Jill Taylor’s automatic toaster trick-shot story.
https://boingboing.net/2018/07/04/insane-ping-pong-ball-trick-sh.html

When you’re winning by a mile and something reminds you that you accepted mob money to throw the race. It doesn’t matter that it’s obvious. You don’t want them to do to you what they did to your uncle.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/07/slamming-on-brakes.html

And they drained a stretch of canal in Amsterdam, identified, dated, photographed, catalogued and filled a museum with every single thing they found on the bottom. History.
https://belowthesurface.amsterdam/en/vondsten

Hinderlings and hill hooters.

     “Oh, hi! I told Blossom that dragons are for hinderlings and hill-hooters and she did the honors. And I don’t even know what those words mean.” -Charlotte Grote

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-06-29) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Rhoda Teplow came to spill the beans about her burlesque queen daughter. Jill and Ferren Taylor showed up out of the blue with books to return (including Swords of Lankhmar by Fritz Lieber), Tiny Tim’s tooth whitening secret that anyone can do, and a tale of travel and family and literal fingers lost and found. There’s promising and sprightly Episode No. 1 of Doug Nunn’s artist interview and current events project /Snap Sessions/. There’s Bert Lahr, the Andrews, Boswell /and/ Carbone Sisters, personal hygiene advice, Alex Bosworth’s Ahab and Lassie stories, Rex Gressett’s positively proctological report on Fort Bragg politics, the real immigration and refugee law that nobody’s talking about because it shames everyone, global warming warning in terms a five-year-old can understand, genetic fear-mongering that might very well be right to monger that fear, cop-cam coincidence (disgrace), Bronze Age holy claptrap still hobbling our lives thousands of years later, a cheap and easy five-minute healthy comfort-food meal you can fix with a pair of pliers and a screwdriver, British Frankenstein radio comedy from 1953, and so much more. The whole eight hours, as they say.

Besides all that, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Deep terrors.
https://laughingsquid.com/the-first-underwater-film/

View the gallery. Amazing, especially the white horses’ horny angry tango.
https://newatlas.com/nature-conservancy-photo-contest-winners/55152/

Die pflantzen.
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/04/the-geometry-of-plants.html

“How could anyone have thought that was okay.”
https://i1.wp.com/wondermark.com/c/2017-08-15-1334fly2.png

Latin state mottoes.
https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/new-latin-state-mottoes-for-the-21st-century

An adblocker for radio. Hmm.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/25/adblocker-for-radio.html

Articulated drone.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/25/amazing-flying-dragon-robo.html

A fascinating, uncomfortable, sweaty, twitchy art. He died in 2004, very well respected.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2gw-asbBIM

A similar art but somewhat more relaxed. No tugging at the collar at all. (40 min.)
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/brad-upton-will-be-funny-for-money/

Wha? Huh?
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/06/vanished.html

All about shot towers.
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/03/shot-towers-buildings-that.html

New Delhi from the air.
https://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2018/06/urban.html

Xenoarcheologist Dr. T.J. Taroo would like this. He liked plastic. He liked the way it feels. Plastic made him hot.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/do_it_yourself_dress

Dashboards of the future.
http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2012/05/car-dashboards-as-works-of-art.html

Further huh? wha?
https://laughingsquid.com/cat-searches-for-human-who-disappeared/

“Ah, yes, a mere trifle. He irritated me and I was forced to kill him.”
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-dinosaur-and-missing-link.html

Zero tolerance.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/27/interviews-with-people-caught.html

I run to Chili’s. A poem.
https://www.clickhole.com/the-peel-i-run-to-chilis-by-camille-davis-1827137577

Follow.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/27/ladybugs-will-follow-a-random.html

Timelapse of storm.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/timelapse-of-a-powerful-thunderstorm/

Rerun: moonset.
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180604.html

Bürgerversammlung als Alternative zu Parlamentspolitik. (Watch the TED talk, then sign the /aktuelle Petition/.).
https://nerdcore.de/2018/06/27/buergerversammlung-als-alternative-zu-parlamentspolitik/

Mendocino County. /Now/ your vote doesn’t count.
https://laughingsquid.com/people-recite-their-countrys-tourism-slogan/

Hamsters. They know where the carrot noodle belongs and they will take it there. They have this, ma’m.
https://laughingsquid.com/guinea-pigs-receive-carrot-stick-snack/

The importance of civility.
https://truthout.org/art/sunday-hot-takes-civility-edition/

Tick facts by Michele Debczak. Though, I talked to a woman in Ukiah on Thursday who had Lyme Disease and she and the man sitting to her right told me that everything in this article is wrong. So.
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/548756/myths-about-ticks-debunked

The perks of having a cold.
http://www.marriedtothesea.com/index.php?date=062918

/”I’m comin’ fer ya, Carl!”/
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c3/b9/8b/c3b98b6e6060af9b47f8f7e60e56df3d.jpg

Oh, that darn Atlas.
http://catandgirl.com/archive/2018-06-26-cgshrug.gif

History of the universe in 200 links.
http://www.scq.ubc.ca/the-wiki-history-of-the-universe-in-200-words-or-less/

Torrent of ducks.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/28/all-the-ducks-ever-crossing.html

The problem of power in space.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/25/watch-a-very-detailed-overview.html

The elephant of war in the room.
https://theawesomer.com/armored-elephants/483045/

Oh, shit! Oh, /hell/ no! O face.
https://www.istockphoto.com/portfolio/antonioguillem?assettype=image&excludenudity=true&mediatype=photography&phrase=shocked%20woman%20-worried&sort=best

More book covers.
https://www.eatliver.com/fun-with-books/#more-31847

Art.
http://illusion.scene360.com/art/113188/zeen-chin/

Good ol’ Gregor Brown.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/06/23/good-ol-gregor-brown-peanuts-x-kafka/

Right place, right time.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/22/guy-captures-the-moment-a-rive.html

Hexany.
https://laughingsquid.com/hexany-geometric-music-theory/

“Ah want that bastard Truck Turner and Ah want him /daid/.”
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/truck_turner

America.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB0lXPiJ_pk

A typical product of the Faith and Freedom Network.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAucWKatb_s

“You know what the chain of command is?” Jayne said. “That’s the chain I go get and beat you with till you figure out who’s in ruttin’ /command/ here!”
https://awaypoint.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/gothard-chain-of-command.jpg

This is like the piece of music in that movie about the famous young piano player driven to a nervous breakdown by learning to play a particularly difficult piece of music. It starts out simple, though, like a finger exercise. Think of the fireworks display of nerve activity going on in this guy’s brain.
https://laughingsquid.com/jazz-piano-cover-of-pink-panther-theme-song/

And a cat gently investigates the physical properties of an ear: temperature, texture, density, flexibility, taste.
https://visualconsumer.blogspot.com/2018/06/obligatory-animated-cat-gif_26.html

 

Los queremos.

     “How do you know what they don’t want you to know isn’t just what they want you to think?”

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-06-22) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

And besides all that, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

The way of things.
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/06/19/the-way-of-things/

Here’s the border policy. “It’s not cages, it’s just chainlink fencing.” Also, “Where are the girls, the baby girls?” DHS chief: “I don’t know. I’ll look into that. Next.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsG5QZFQIO0

And look at how gentle people are with a /dog/. Hmm.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qN8DRJ8OMcA

How to gently kill a chicken.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_S3P0eU0lE

The chorizo room.
http://amultiverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-06-19-Huck-You.jpg

Best ever campaign ad.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/doors.html

Ukrainian haka taiko face off. With random puffs of fire from packing cases.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz5EtpSx87g

Sumo komodos.
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/06/komodo-fighting.html

Kollidierende wirbelringe. “That’s it, isn’t it? I think we’ve been doin’ this so long we don’t know what perfect looks like.”
https://nerdcore.de/2018/06/20/colliding-vortex-rings/

Hey, Scarecrow, wanta play ball?
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/03/the-terrifying-scarecrows-of-britain.html

Painting with Joan.
https://theawesomer.com/painting-with-joan/482240/

Asia, Africa, come on, then, and bring those things.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXSIPf2bzdc

Honeymoon hotels in the Poconos.
https://flashbak.com/love-in-the-poconos-postcards-from-the-honeymoon-capital-of-the-world-401499/

“I really shoulda hit the… Never mind.”
https://laughingsquid.com/bad-lip-reading-donald-trump-kim-jong-un-summit/

Now we see the violence inherent in the system.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q2fTSo8aoY

“It’s kind of violent, but at least the Nazis are dead.” Trailer for a movie.
https://theawesomer.com/welcome-to-marwen-trailer/482541/

Coney Island.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl3Fg6s62Z0

Female bodybuilders. (Click anywhere on the right side of an image to page through them.)
https://martinschoeller.com/WORK/Female-Bodybuilders/1

Summer: spaceships, buildings, fairies, art deco movie sets, actresses, cars.
http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2018/06/drb-visual-caffeine-6.html

Call in sick!
http://www.amyoops.com/2018/06/co-workers-who-refuse-to-call-in-sick.html

Embrace your truth.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/embrace-your-truth.html

I understand this completely. Just last Sunday at the Vallejo pirate festival Juanita introduced me to her friends. “This is Marco,” she said. Two of them shouted “/Polo!/” in harmony, and the one on the far end said –wait for it– “I’ll bet he’s heard that before.”
http://wondermark.com/c1407/

A toast.
http://www.marriedtothesea.com/index.php?date=062118

Jonathan Coulton and Kid Beyond have a Mister Fancy Pants beats duel. Jonathan Coulton has the technological advantage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfzIwn5a238

Trailer for a new video game that looks like an animated Moebius /Heavy Metal/ cartoon.
https://theawesomer.com/sable-trailer/481844/

And there you have it.
http://existentialcomics.com/comic/242

All the shipwrecks in Ireland expressed as red thumbtacks. One fifth of them, rather; these are just the ones whose whereabouts are known. They know the thousands of others are lost, they just don’t know where. Oh, on the bottom, of course. But are they? Maybe they just went somewhere better and didn’t bother telling anyone.
https://www.sciencealert.com/this-map-shows-3-554-shipwrecks-around-ireland-and-most-are-a-total-mystery

Michael Oldfield’s /Tubular Bells/ live on BBC TV, 1973.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/18/tubular-bells-live-in-1973.html

Decayed Daguerreotypes.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_strange_allure_of_decayed_daguerreotypes

Soccer fields of the world.
https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2018/06/photos-soccer-fields-around-the-world/562862/

Motorball.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2018/06/15/forget-the-world-cup-lets-play-motor-ball/

A backyard Buckethead performance.
https://laughingsquid.com/buckethead-family-reunion-backyard-performance-1991/

Robocop condensed.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUnMF7dV86k&t=217s

“But first we’re buying the government.”
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/6/15/1772130/-Cartoon-Comcast-s-spending-spree

“This is a movement like people have never seen before.” But we have seen it before.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9YPYRaeTW0

Bible stories.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/19/bible-stories-with-u-s-attor.html

Two vast and trunkless legs of stone.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/19/1500-pounds-of-dynamitell.html

From the air.
https://newatlas.com/gallery-drone-photography-venice-myanmar/55092/

Bird says what. Note the mismatched pupils.
https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35079427_769951090183021_7332522266862813184_n.jpg

Yarn monster hats.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/scary_monsters_and_crocheted_creeps_the_knitted_brutality

An 1880 book about Welsh folklore and fairies. “I met a faerie woman at the Rath of Ba’al on Otta.” (Probably not how to spell Otta.)
https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/british-goblins-welsh-folk-lore-fairy-mythology-legends-and-traditions-1880/

The nominal cat.
http://wondermark.com/c1406/

Champion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzDB70d9AUU

Ikea puns.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooZ_6C2CAao

How to pick a lock with two hairpins.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjuT_63Ioig

Adult Swim is editing stock footage into weird short films. Here are three of them. Every once in awhile a simple kind of art calls to you. This makes me want to find a source of similar stock footage and join in.
https://news.avclub.com/adult-swim-is-editing-stock-footage-into-horrifying-sho-1826956802

The beacons are lit! Gondor calls for aid!
https://funnyjunk.com/Sticky+for+the+irish+girl+sunbathing/funny-pictures/6316404/

An Irish girl sunbathing.
https://imgur.com/gallery/fPUUf

And leesen here, I wan esk you something.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTlMD-XZIFQ

 

Field expedient.

     “I have sometimes amused myself by endeavoring to fancy what would be the fate of any individual gifted, or rather accursed, with an intellect very far superior to that of his race. Of course, he would be conscious of his superiority; nor could he (if otherwise constituted as man is) help manifesting his consciousness. Thus he would make himself enemies at all points. And since his opinions and speculations would widely differ from those of all mankind, that he would be considered a madman, is evident. That individuals have so soared above the plane of their race, is scarcely to be questioned; but, in looking back through history for traces of their existence, we should pass over all biographies of ‘the good and the great,’ while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows.” -Edgar Allan Poe

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-06-15) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

And besides all that, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Stellar nurseries.
https://theawesomer.com/stellar-nurseries/481413/

Wistman’s Wood.
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/04/wistmans-wood.html

Another happy little drum prodigy.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/12/eight-year-old-kills-it-drummi.html

Not making any point.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/hearts.html

Cat explorer.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/cat-explorer.html

“You steal my hard candy?” “Crickets can’t cry! Turtles don’t sneeze!” “They /do/, though. They /do/ sneeze!” “No!”
http://www.blameitonthevoices.com/2018/06/bad-lip-reading-2017-2018-nba-season.html

A Studio Ghibli-style cartoonizer.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/06/12/neural-network-cartoons-in-algorithmic-ghibli-style/

Minimal myths. Minimyths.
https://theawesomer.com/mythos/481414/

Aerial Hong Kong.
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/03/drone-photos-show-density-of-hong-kongs.html

“Oh, shit, I shouldna woke him up. What the. Oh.”
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/should-have-let-him-sleep/

Introduction to Pingu.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyTNGkBSjyo

Hat.
https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/photo/2018/06/photos/w03_963683980/main_1500.jpg

Duck teleportation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMHaeJUvCm4

Raccoon and light.
https://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/raccoon-and-light.html

Our sun, the heating system.
http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/the-day-the-sun-erupted

Beatboxing in an MRI machine.
https://laughingsquid.com/real-time-mri-of-beatboxing/

Man plays Beatles songs on a carillon of bells on a trailer with a little stripey skirt around it. That’s the style now.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/13/with-a-little-help-from-my-f.html

Liquid calligraphy.
https://nerdcore.de/2018/06/13/liquid-calligraphy/

Ze Frank speaking of tongues.
https://laughingsquid.com/ze-frank-true-facts-pangolins-posse/

Monsters from the Japanese id. “Daichiuchi: This big muscly bird will flatten you into millet with its huge cartoon mallet.”
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/illustrations_of_weird_creatures_and_fabulous_beasts_from_a_japanese_monste

That’s the future queen of England right there, pressing the meat. Better look quickly; the royal family has brought a lawsuit and the video will probably be pulled. I didn’t watch it to the end. I think she might take her shirt off at some point.
https://vimeo.com/71461172

“Happy brith day Mark with the sea.”
https://www.buzzfeed.com/pablovaldivia/cake-decorators-who-should-be-ashamed

Shy 13-year-old /rock monster/.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPHVLxm8U-0

Posing with books.
https://laughingsquid.com/posing-with-seamlessly-matching-book-covers/

And we’re back.
https://laughingsquid.com/the-creatures-of-yes-puppet-show/

New discoveries about the bible. They involve a naked woman and a parrot.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/drugs_witchcraft_werewolves_the_fantastic_weirdness_of_paranormal_magazine_

Christ Cometh To My House And Eateth All My Food. (It turns out that mayonnaise is His favorite food. He calls it /rotten frosting/.)
https://www.clickhole.com/this-church-choir-s-rendition-of-christ-cometh-to-my-h-1825126540

“Stop filming, this is awful.” “Jesus. Jesus. Jesus. Jesus.”
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2018/06/14/lost-voices/

A dance to spring.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ1DjKWtvfQ

How it works.
http://amultiverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-06-13-Deeply-Held.jpg

Color home movies of Europe in 1939. It reminds me of the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and their Mountain Trip to Japan, 1959.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAg1DQ3GVMU

Horse is like, /Do you mind?/ to the viewer.
https://twitter.com/_youhadonejob1/status/1007013737499447296

Hey, balldog.
https://daks2k3a4ib2z.cloudfront.net/5a3825a74e3655000172c7d1/5a547168c76b180001561e89_roger%20fetcherer.jpg

Sarah Huckabee Sanders does not look like this woman, and nobody says she does.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/5284586/Connie-Culp-the-woman-who-received-the-worlds-most-extensive-face-transplant.html

And what the whole world looked like N-million years ago, and where a given address would be. You can see for yourself. Those times and that world were just as real as where you are now. And the world of millions of years forward will be just as real, without even any particle of a memory of you and everything that’s so important and serious and personal and all your delights, fears, accomplishments, frustrations, secret shame, socks, hair, and the peeved way you twist the corner of your mouth when that annoying song starts or you remember a rude thing. Peevement wrinkles.
http://dinosaurpictures.org/ancient-earth#240

Far Babar, a Babar noir. (Wang bitty bang, ba bang ba dang dang.)

     “I don’t think you can handle me. Because I’m a bitch in the boardroom, I’m a boar in the bedroom, and I’m a bear on the toilet.” -Kristen Wiig

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2018-06-08) KNYO and KMEC Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to enjoy. (Left-click for instant-play. Right-click to download.) And here’s a whole page of that and some older shows going back about a couple of years. For before that you can go to Links To Recorded Audio and poke around in the nostalgic detritus of eons past.

Tattoo artist Nicky Needles showed up to talk about tattooing. Publisher, poet and Mendocino Women’s Choir director Cynthia Frank read about half an hour of poetry, including something about tigers with spines made of licorice ejaculating on each other in the rings of Saturn, which reminded me, of course, of Kenneth Patchen saying, “I can’t understand people who will believe in God but who won’t believe there are butterflies bigger than the earth and leopards made of gold wire circling the sun,” but I held my tongue. And there’s more. Really, lots more, and then at the end there’s the concluding episode of the last one of three Chandu The Magician series (with the last radio drama organ work by Korla Pandit; just after that he got his famous organ-noodling teevee show that ensorcelled the hearts of thousands of 1950s housewives and caused them to mail their underwear to KTLA in hopes of gaining a meeting with him).

And besides all that, here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but worthwhile items that I set aside for you while gathering the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right:

Story of flowers.
https://vimeo.com/219961246

Just add water.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-video-effects-in-black-panther.html

Waves in slow motion.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/05/watch-elemental-where-beautif.html

Waves stopped entirely.
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/02/the-spectacular-waves-of-lake-erie.html

Crystal growth animation.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/04/hypnotic-film-of-iridescent-cr.html

Metal.
https://theawesomer.com/metallurgist/480159/

She’s this good at it when she’s thirteen. This is like the six-year-old Mongolian accordionist, or the seven-year-old North Korean violin prodigy.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/07/watch-this-teen-drummer-show-h.html

“Originality is just filing the serial numbers off of others’ contributions to your ideas.”
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/04/murder-your-darlings.html

Now distrust everything.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/04/faked-video-gets-much-better.html

Elevator.
https://theawesomer.com/elevators-in-the-movies/480229/

It’s all like, “Save me, boss! Save me!” And he’s like, “I’m coming, baby. Hang on!”
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/man-goes-out-of-his-way-to-save-a-drone/

The fatal joust.
https://dangerousminds.net/comments/awesome_1966_batman_trading_cards_painted_by_norman_saunders

Exactly.
https://laughingsquid.com/how-rick-and-morty-caught-the-zeitgeist/

Interesting. I like it that they wait for him to fall off. Let him get it all out.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/07/sacramento-driver-throws-incre.html

Art of Rafael Silveira.
https://www.rafaelsilveira.com/art

The world isn’t wizard jizz.
https://theawesomer.com/more-years-of-the-scientific-method/479832/

Dancing without moving.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/dancing-without-moving.html

The story of access.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-story-of-access.html

Not the smartest lock in the locker room.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/03/watch-how-easy-it-is-to-break.html

When you’re smiling.
https://laughingsquid.com/when-youre-smiling/

Rerun: Midnight radio.
https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2018/05/30/midnight-radio-comic/

Butt collaging in the near future.
https://theawesomer.com/ugh/480870/

A short, soothing film about kitesurfing.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/07/this-kitesurfing-film-feels-li.html

Baffling enough that this sort of thing is considered normal, but also: it’s taped with packing tape to the blackboard. I guess a school blackboard is just a wall, now.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/

Projection-mapped light show on the Sydney Opera House. (82 min. Just skip around in it.)
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/03/jonathan-zawada.html

An analogy.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/our-privacy-policy/

One from the Daily Donald.
https://twitter.com/Arvanmal/status/994511561333993473

Heart.
http://amultiverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-06-04-The-Tell-Tale-President.jpg

Empire.
https://laughingsquid.com/rise-and-fall-of-the-british-empire/

Overspinning an old record until it disintegrates. (The Slow Motion Guys.)
https://theawesomer.com/shattering-a-record-in-slow-mo/479995/

Compilation of Russian helpfulness.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzBInt4zljQ

By the end of 25 August the landscape around Mount Vesuvius had been changed forever. Vesuvius was a crater. The river and the port were gone.
https://laughingsquid.com/last-48-hours-of-pompeii/

Physics Girl pursues an explanation of the impossible. Not just the impossible, but The Impossible.
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/05/watch-a-great-primer-on-the-ph.html

Art.
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/when-art-comes-alive/

On the one hand, cool, dramatic, but on the other hand, why go there in the first place?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSO1gltbg0o

The valuable volunteers. Some kind of fun, huh?
https://decider.com/2018/06/05/local-news-cringeworthy-interview

Ha ha, Fnards!
https://truthout.org/art/the-life-cycle-of-a-slur/

I will always remember you.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2018/06/i-will-always-remember-you.html

Isn’t virtue good?
https://boingboing.net/2018/06/06/super-fun-pak-comix-feat-dou.html

Probably in Russia. Tough guys. “We’re not backing up. /You/ back up.”
http://bitsandpieces.us/2018/06/dont-play-chicken-with-an-excavator/

Rerun: historical photos.
https://blazepress.com/2015/11/60-fascinating-photos-taken-throughout-history/

Impressive skill. The government used to run ads where they’d show somebody doing something like this and then say, “We have a job for (Joe or Bill or whatever) in /today’s army/.”
https://laughingsquid.com/solving-three-rubiks-cubes-while-juggling/

Phil Spitalny’s Hour of Charm All Girl Orchestra with Evelyn and her magic violin. They truly do not make them like this anymore.
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/phil_spitalnys_all_girl_orchestra_and_the_hour_of_charm

Moon setting. Evelyn and her magic violin would go perfectly with this.
https://theawesomer.com/moon-sets-behind-a-volcano/480726/

And fascinating little homemade motors, much smaller than the Earth-Moon system, but somewhat similar in regularity of motion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdQkt_Mtpd8