Things that tickle me in one way or another!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

With Six You Get Eggroll opening credits

I watched this movie tonight and I LOVE it

The Grassroots in With Six You Get Eggroll

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Ike gets kicks on Route 66


las galaxias night club 1980s

doing the charlie chan hula

Friday, September 26, 2008

Evie Sands - I Can't Let Go


Fuzzy Wuzzy Pink Box Display

Wishniak Cherry Drink Soda Can

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Man farts at officer, charged with battery

Jose Cruz was pulled over Monday night on Route 60 in South Charleston for driving with his headlights off. He was subsequently arrested after failing a series of sobriety tests, according to WSAZ TV in Charleston.

During fingerprinting, Cruz then allegedly moved closer to one of the officers and passed gas, the station reported. In the complaint, the investigating officer wrote that police noticed a "very strong" odor.

The alleged stunt led Cruz to be charged with another offense — battery on an officer — in addition to DUI and obstruction, WSAZ reported.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Some Pix I Got At The Flea Last Week!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Tiny Tim on Ironside

Enjoy this clip of Tiny Tim performing in a beatnik club from the pilot episode of Ironside.

So Fun To Have Him Back!

LAS VEGAS - Jurors in O.J. Simpson's armed robbery and kidnapping trial on Friday heard a recording of the football star angrily accusing two memorabilia dealers of stealing his mementoes and saying, "Don't let nobody out of this room." more here

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Grandma's Breakdance

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

A Final Look at the Ambassador

The Los Angeles Conservancy tipped us off to a silent auction for photos that were taken a few years ago by high school photography students as part of an effort to document the Ambassador Hotel pre-demolition.

The Location Managers Guild, which sponsored the project, is now auctioning off the images from the exhibition. Half of the proceeds will go to Animo Film and Theater Arts High School, a new Green Dot charter school.

The auction takes place at downtown's Wilshire Grand Hotel. Check out the evite here and the gallery of photos here.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Davy Jones of the Monkees has huge boobs!

Friday, September 12, 2008

What can I say?

Thursday, September 11, 2008

7 years ago

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

New York 1960s

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Goats Help Clear Weeds In L.A.

A city agency hired them to clear thick weeds on a slope next to Angels Flight at 4th and Hill streets. The scene delights office workers, who snap photos.
By Bob Pool
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

September 9, 2008

The hills were alive with the sound of munching.

In fact, the only things that seemed missing Monday when a herd of goats climbed up a weed-choked lot in the Bunker Hill high-rise district were Julie Andrews and the Von Trapp family singers.

Leaders of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency hired 100 goats to nibble away thick weeds on a steep slope at the corner of 4th and Hill streets, next to the Angels Flight funicular.

Agency officials said the goats were cheaper and more environmentally friendly than two-legged brush-clearers armed with gasoline-powered weed-whackers.

And they are much more fun to watch, downtown office workers and other passersby quickly decided, as the animals fanned out over the 45-degree slope and chowed down.

Commuters emerging from the Red Line subway who came face-to-face with the goats reached for their cellphones and snapped pictures.

"My friends won't believe this unless they see it," said Vicky Bravo, a student who lives south of downtown.

Sam Vera, an auto repairman, pulled a digital camera from his backpack to photograph the grazing goats with the glass-walled California Plaza high-rise gleaming above them.

"This is absolutely beautiful. It's a wonderful contrast to the big buildings around here," he said.

Some wondered whether the goats were part of a movie scene or some kind of performance art, while others made jokes about the approaching lunch hour and goat barbecue.

On the hillside above, goat-keeper George Gonzales dismissed such talk.

"These just came from Monrovia and Duarte, and they have poison oak all over them. You don't want to touch them," he said of the goats.

He said his crew would work long hours over the next week to 10 days and "won't collect a pension or charge for working overtime and won't call in sick." If any of them lose their appetite, his wife, veterinarian Liz Gonzales, will tend to them, he said.

An electrified fence helps corral the goats and keeps them from falling over a retaining wall at the base of the slope. Security guards will be on duty when he is not there to watch over the herd, said Gonzales, 71, of Chino.

Most of the South African Boer goats are female, Gonzales said. To keep them focused on their eating, males in the herd have been castrated, he said.

Redevelopment agency head Cecilia Estolano said the goats were being rented for $3,000. The cost of hiring workmen to clear the 2 1/2 -acre hillside would have totaled as much as $7,500.

The brush-covered hillside lot, called Angels Knoll, is topped by a grassy park that is maintained by the city.

Eventually, the lot is slated to become the site of a third mixed-use California Plaza tower.

At lunchtime, a steady stream of California Plaza office workers came to the small park to get a close-up peek at the goats, some of which were leaping into the air to snag a taste of tree leaves hanging over the lot.

On the corner below the hill, a street musician belted out a bluesy jazz tune on his saxophone.

"Instead of jazz, they should be playing Rodgers & Hammerstein," suggested one of the office workers, Michael Alexander. The Mount Washington resident is in charge of the California Plaza arts program.

"You know which one I'm talking about: the 'Lonely Goatherd' song from 'Sound of Music.' "

Alexander whistled a few notes from the tune, which most remember as the yodeling song.

Busily lunching on their weed buffet, Bunker Hill's goats didn't even look up.

Monday, September 8, 2008

Astroland Closed Yesterday

gregory & pauls 1988, originally uploaded by julie wilson world.

It makes me very sad. The rides are all for sale. Who will get the rocket ship?

Saturday, September 6, 2008

A Wrinkle in time????

Here is a list of books that Sarah Palin tried to have banned from the Wasilla Public Library, according to the official minutes of the Library Board. When she was unsuccessful at having these books banned, she tried to have the librarian fired.

As many of you will notice, it is a hit parade for book burners.

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Blubber by Judy Blume
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Carrie by Stephen King
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Christine by Stephen King
Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Cujo by Stephen King
Curses, Hexes, and Spells by Daniel Cohen
Daddy's Roommate by Michael Willhoite
Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Peck
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Decameron by Boccaccio
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Fallen Angels by Walter Myers
Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure) by John Cleland
Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Forever by Judy Blume
Grendel by John Champlin Gardner
Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Have to Go by Robert Munsch
Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Impressions edited by Jack Boot
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
It's Okay if You Don't Love Me by Norma Klein
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Little Red Riding Hood by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Love is One of the Choices by Norma Klein
Lysistrata by Aristophanes
More Scary Stories in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
My House by Nikki Giovanni
My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara
Night Chills by Dean Koontz
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
One Day in The Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
Our Bodies, Ourselves by Boston Women's Health Collective
Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl
Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones by Alvin Schwartz
Scary Stories in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Separate Peace by John Knowles
Silas Marner by George Eliot
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Bastard by John Jakes
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Devil's Alternative by Frederick Forsyth
The Figure in the Shadows by John Bellairs
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Snyder
The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
The Living Bible by William C. Bower
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
The New Teenage Body Book by Kathy McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
The Seduction of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders
The Shining by Stephen King
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Snyder
Then Again, Maybe I Won't by Judy Blume
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary by the Merriam-Webster Editorial Staff
Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween Symbols by Edna Barth

Palin Scares Me

Forty percent (40%) now say that Palin is ready to be President, if necessary. That's up from 29% last week. Forty-nine percent (49%) say the same about Biden.

However, following the Wednesday night speech, voters are fairly evenly divided as to whether Palin or Obama has the better experience to be President. Forty-four percent (44%) of voters say Palin has the better experience while 48% say Obama has the edge.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band-10th Avenue Freeze-Out

Filmed at Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ. 19-9-1978

Springsteen - Lost in the Flood


Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Spirit In The Night

Filmed at Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ. 19-9-1978

Thunder Road 1976 Bruce Springsteen

'You Are a Rat Pfink'

Wednesday, September 3, 2008


It's been 2 days and I am pretty weird. Not horrible but surely not right. I can't wait till it's been a month or 2. I took a bunch of pictures of myself smoking those last butts. I hope I never do it again!

Monday, September 1, 2008

the BOGMEN Suddenly

The boys had a mad cap reunion this weekend in the Hamptons. Wish I coulda been a fly on the wall to hear THIS song.


John McCain has all but canceled tomorrow's first night of the Republican National Convention due to the expected severity of Hurricane Gustav's arrival along the Gulf Coast. "This is a time when we have to do away with our party politics and we have to act as Americans." Earlier in the day it had been announce that President Bush and Vice President Cheney would not be speaking at the convention as scheduled tomorrow so that people wouldn't remember how atrociously they screwed up Katrina in order to attend to the emergency. The McCain campaign said that the opening program on Monday would be "business only and will refrain from political rhetoric." The status of the rest of the convention will be day-to-day with some speculation that we could see a telethon in order to raise money for those affected by the hurricane.