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Two Hours of Vintage Halloween Cartoons Especially for You

If you can’t get enough of skeletons playing the drums on other skeletons’ bony butts and the awesome music of Cab Calloway, we have assembled a collection of vintage cartoons for you to enjoy. Two hours of animation including Betty … Continue reading

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Welcome To Mellotron Mondays! Groove With The Groundhogs

All hail the Mellotron, one of the funkiest, cleverest instruments ever designed. Of all the off-the-wall inventions successfully adapted into rock music, only the synthesizer surpasses it. The Mellotron is a primitive sampler based on tape loops, each one a … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 08/07/2020

Who Was Steven Parent? On August 5, 2020, Scott Michaels, owner of Dearly Departed Tours and Hollywood film consultant, posted the story of Steven Parent, one of the lesser-known victims of the Manson Family. What was this 18-year old from … Continue reading

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OG Punk Musicians Record Anthem for Flattening the Curve

Musicians Frank Meyer and Bruce Duff, formerly of The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, have written and produced “Flatten the Curve” (or FTC, which sounds way more punk), about social distancing and staying safe at home. Released in May, the song was recorded … Continue reading

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If Mexicans Celebrated the 4th like Americans Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

This is still my favorite 4th of July video ever. Turnaround is fair play.

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The Quiet Car

L.A. is beautiful in the rain. Everything glistened as the train pulled up to the platform at Union Station – the cement, the metal rafters, the train itself, cleansed by the storm and ready to take me home to Ventura … Continue reading

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Virtual Adventure: Travel into a Volcano

Travel into an active volcano in the Republic of Vanuatu, located in the Pacific island on a volcanic archipelago east of Australia. Explorer Sam Cossman and his team piloted drones over the 7.5-mile-wide Marum Crater.

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Books to Help You Mellow the Fuck Out

This is a stressful time for everyone. We could all use a little help. I’m not generally a reader of self-help and spiritual books. Unfortunately, the genre is beset by platitudes and meaningless catchphrases. But there are some amazing books … Continue reading

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Virtual Adventure: Cross the Terrifying Hanging Bridge of Nepal

This bridge over the Kali Gandaki River in Ghasa, Nepal,  might as well be called “The Terrifying Hanging Bridge of Nepal,” because that is how it is referenced everywhere. It was built to move cattle and avoid having to herd … Continue reading

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Virtual Adventure: Kayak with Manatees

Manatee Springs State Park in Florida is located where the Manatee Springs flow into the Suwannee River. You can see manatees in the cooler months without even going into the water. You can also swim, dive, and rent kayaks, canoes, stand up … Continue reading

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