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So the Hindenberg, the Titanic and Pearl Harbor walk into a bar…

2013/08/13

Here’s last Friday night’s (2013-08-09) Memo Of the Air show on KNYO-LP, ready to listen to right away and/or download and keep for free.

And here are some things to look at and/or listen to and/or think about, that I found mostly thanks to the grand websites to your right:

Arab alligator hand puppet sings in triumph of a million visitors to his Youtube channel. And plays bongos, box and pencil-on-bottle.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5ilG-JQH27k

I don’t think that’s real dough. I think that’s trick dough. Even so, skillful twirling.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGDUmGlMJzU

A beautiful clock. Turn your sound on but down a bit, then click.
http://leogeo.com/28_timebeat.htm

Dream-inspired artist’s work. (Mark P. sent me this.)
http://tinyurl.com/lc7lxet

Van Gogh animated. This project reminds me of an old science-fiction story called Vermeer’s Window, by Gordon Eklund, because it obviously was the inspiration for it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPQSN3fNLF4

Man plays a lovely and strange electrical instrument he made out of a horse barn shovel. Also he sings into a harmonica microphone attached to it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MbAZPHtDIY0#at=56

Mitochondria, the inspiration for Star Wars’ supernatural midichlorians, and incidentally the real-life power batteries of all our cells.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrS2uROUjK4

Japanese ads.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giGAEe3_Ft0

The Fruity Oaty Bar ad from Serenity. Chinese, not Japanese. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9t4m9dw-fI

Swim fin job.
http://boingboing.net/2013/08/12/real-stuff-swim-fin-job.html

“This way, men!”
http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/9114/179304977.2e/0_12feb3_cca00a1c_XXL.jpg

I’m giving this one to the Catholics. Scroll down. It apparently lasted weeks and is still going on.
http://trilliansthoughts.tumblr.com/post/56379573415/two-churches-located-across-the-street-from-each-other

Ah, I get it. The /cartoonist/ is God-Man, then.
http://boingboing.net/2013/08/07/tom-the-dancing-bug-the-stor.html

I’m giving this one to the ram.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrhfClIcfYM

Neil Hilborn, young poet with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), recites his poem describing a love relationship from the point of view of someone with OCD.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKZ4pdSU-s

Photographs of the contents of mental asylum inmates’ suitcases that have been locked up in storage for like fifty years.
http://joncrispin.wordpress.com/tag/willard-suitcases/

A powerful point.
http://cis471.blogspot.com/2013/08/apple-patents-wireless-camera-kill.html

“Papa, I am going to the rink!”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urn8sDtrWP4#at=81

Len Solomon and his various bellophones.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfue_wTvQVE

Jack Hues and his solar-electric pin-barrel-automated harpsichord thing. And his friend. Singing She’s Leaving Home by the Beatles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoWdefgfxgI

And, last but not least, Jacob Barton explains and then plays his musical invention the udderbot.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqflxlbbXeQ

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