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Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.


   “As a girl, if you fail to have a daughter, you will be the first fuckup in a specific eons-long uninterrupted line stretching back to mitochondrial Eve.”

   Here is the recording of last night’s (2014-05-23) 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 enjoy that I found mostly thanks to the fine websites in the column to your right:

Why don’t we all have cancer? That’s a good question.

What is the resolution of the eye?

Prize-winning illusions. My favorites are the autokinetic heart and the pigeon neck.

The hard parts of ballet in slow motion.

Pogo (the musician, not the possum): Time Machine.

41 movie posters.

Japanese multiplication.

You can see all the way to France.

Seeing it this way makes the music better.

Cymbaloms. (I saw this in The Cross Pollinator.)

About ArcAttack’s modern singing Tesla coils. (16 min.) (Skip to 5:30 if you just want the explanation of making them sing and to hear them sing.)

Why walk through the valley of the shadow of death when you can drive?

Photographs of the majestic parade of skeletons.

“Forget the Austrian self-sharpening razor blades. No more zizzing and dripping like with the tropical fishes.”

“And this continues until he is trapped in one corner of the room.” You might have to subscribe to Quora to continue directly to the link, but it’s free and worth it.

Long shots.

“Greg, stop talking to her.” Notice, not “Greg, stop shocking and kicking and terrorizing her like a bloody Neanderthal.”

More language maps.

Kriddistadl kroodisaydl.

Paging Doctor Freud.

The beautiful future of the past.

La bella machinae.

Country music is different from the way it was when I was a kid.

And how to beatbox. Born to be clever to be clever to be too clever. Bouncing cats. And baboons and pigs. Apparently that’s all there is to it. Go forth and startle people in elevators.


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