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Looks like you blew a seal.


“If you see a mushroom cloud from an atomic bomb, stick your arm out and hold your thumb over the cloud. If the cloud is larger than your thumb, you’re in the radiation zone and should evacuate.” –Vault Boy

Here is the recording of last Friday night’s (2014-02-14) KNYO Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to download and keep or just play with one click.

And here are some links to other things to listen to and/or look at and/or think about, that I found mostly thanks to the conscientiously maintained and updated websites listed to your right:

A clever kind of glasses-free 3-D design that works with any old equipment, even a VHS tape and a black-&-white CRT.

How wolves change rivers.

Mike Goodwin explains the TPP.

Frequency gif matrix.

This man organizes such triumphant music.

And another great version of Let It Go from Frozen.

You wouldn’t think it would be possible to mess up outer space.

Sand art.


The booklet of a spectacular (1939) pavilion, which I always want to put two els in but it only has one. “The future. Easy. Affordable. And all of it by… sixty-two!”

Um, by ’82. Dog Police music video.

By 2014.

By 2040. By order of distance: mineral meerkat, mineral depressed person, mineral fluffy bunny, mineral babushka at ATM, mineral walrus, mineral nose.

Pat Robertson, a compilation. “If enough people prayed, Jesus stilled storms. You could still storms. God doesn’t send hurricanes. But, ya know, the hurricane, for example, is a release meching-nism that God sent in to take the heat out of this world and to transfer heat around various parts of the globe.”  Next breath, “God destroyed Haiti with an earthquake because they swore a pact with the devil to kick out their French masters, yer Napoleon the Third and so forth. But ever since, they have been cursed by one thing after the other.” And so forth. Also martial arts and a painting of the Buddha are demonic and can destroy you and give you headaches, but God’s fine with Tai Chi. Tai Chi is not demonic; it’s just exercise.

The view from the mouse.

You can see the skid marks. She deliberately stopped and got out of the car. I can only conclude that she’s sacrificing herself to lure the creature into the power lines, which are behind the painter.

Yet another impressive model train set.

88-mph luge POV ride.


The junkyard music box.

Errol Morris’ short film about Temple Grandin. In three parts.

The sacred stick diaper ceremony.

And dreamlike but very real climbing up in buildings at night. And then, the next day, they climb up the construction crane boom on top. And the wind is blowing. Would you do this? Because I think I would. I wouldn’t stand up on the very top, though. That would be pushing it.

Now imagine the same sort of thing, except a flimsier crane, and true cold and snow.

Artificial Friends.

You may have heard the couplet, “Pish tosh, said Hieronymus Bosch,” and of course immediately you said, “Tosh doesn’t rhyme with Bosch.” Well, here, immediately you’ll say, “Musically, it should be pish tush.” With two audio examples.

This is what graceful looks like when you stop it in the middle. The fifth one down –tutu girl– is my hero.

And a movie-title breakup.


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