A recurring feature in which I present a collection of
miscellaneous crap err, interesting things to look at that I have lovingly and carefully curated for your enjoyment. For some of these entries, I may have spent upwards of one and a half minutes cutting and pasting a URL and thinking of a nine word comment to accompany it. I hope you appreciate my efforts.
Mr Jones The Accurate (via Sarah P.)
See more vintage modernist science ads over at brainpickings.
Harsh. (via GP LJ thread)
Margaret Brundage, one of the great female commercial illustrators of the 1930s. The blog Jungle Frolics put together an excellent gallery of her Weird Tales and Oriental Stories cover paintings. And yes, that’s her art on the cover of that Golden Smog album. (via Danny Hellman)
One of the greatest face-falls in the annals of physical comedy.
The High-Pitched Voice Theory for Neanderthals. (via Joleen)
This is a fantastic clip of Bernard “Pretty” Purdie breaking down his 16th Note Shuffle for you. I was reminded of it while reading a well-worth-perusing AV Club post that explains 170 Beastie Boys pop culture references.