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  • H.P. Lovecraft's Night-gaunt: The Tickling Terror

    05/21/2016 10:32:39 AM PDT · by OddLane · 14 replies
    Drawing is Neat ^ | May 21, 2016 | Kurt Komoda
    H.P. Lovecraft wrote of the night-gaunts in his poem "Night-Gaunts" and in the story "The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath." He certainly had a vision of what they were and how they behaved because, as a child, he was tormented by them in his nightmares- which I'll talk about a bit later. They were later expanded upon in the writings of Brian Lumley, who hinted that they may have mouths with which to suckle Yibb-Tstll's black breasts. The alternate title to this post could have been "Why I Hate Wings On the Backs of Humanoid Anatomy." For almost a quarter...
  • Please Help. Valuable/Sentimental Painting Stolen (Trying to help someone out)

    05/17/2016 12:26:06 AM PDT · by hawaiianninja · 6 replies
    Tabora Studio Facebook Page ^ | May 16, 2016 | hawaiianninja
    Hopefully I got this story straight. An elderly gentleman in Nevada shipped a 20"x30" original painting to someone in Alaska. I believe he was passing it on to his daughter. The painting ended up being stolen. I'm not sure the circumstances and this is conjecture on my part, but I suspect the couriers dropped it off at the house and left it while no one was home. But whatever the case may be, it is deemed stolen. The gentleman had called and informed the artist's publishing company to ask for any assistance in getting the word out. Knowing the artist...
  • The Anatomy Drawings of Leonardo, Now Available Online

    04/17/2016 3:11:48 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Aletelial ^ | April 17, 2016 | Daniel R. Esparza
    Maybe this is yet another reason to say “God save the Queen”: dozens of Leonardo da Vinci’s anatomy drawings, so far reserved for those who visited Buckingham Palace, have been carefully digitalized and made available for you, lucky internaut. But besides this collection of the beautiful, intricate and detailed drawings and sketches of the Italian Renaissance master, along with his notes and observations, the Royal Collection Trust has also launched an iPad application that compiles the whole 268 pages of the da Vinci notebooks. This is no coloring book, but you might enjoy trying to copy some of these! 
  • TEMPUS FUGIT 2

    04/16/2016 12:48:32 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies
    vimeo.com ^ | April 09, 2016 | Dr. Nicholas Roemmelt
    TEMPUS FUGIT 2 , the sequel of my first timelapse movie Tempus Fugit (vimeo.com/69844748) took me three years to shoot. I was visiting a lot of popular and well known places around the world but quite remote and deserted spots, too, in the last three years. Sometimes I had to hike for hours with heavy equipment to come to the spots. You will find locations in Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and USA (California, Utah, Washington, Oregon). The final movie consists of roughly 6.500 frames and had been cut out of 100 timelapse sequences with more than 30.000 frames altogether....
  • Ferris Bueller vs. The Snowflake Generation

    04/02/2016 7:48:35 PM PDT · by pboyington · 61 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | April 2, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Its hard to believe this year is the 30th Anniversary of Ferris Buellers Day Off, the iconic film written and directed by the late John Hughes. In the film, Ferris Bueller is a high school senior and popular and smooth talking con artist who intricately plots and executes a day of hooky from school, while outwitting his parents and arch nemesis, the Dean of Students, Ed Rooney. Ed Rooney Ferris Bueller, being a senior in high school in 1986 was born in 1968 and therefore a charter member in Generation X. Bueller, his best friend, Cameron, and girlfriend, Sloan represent...
  • International Competition Announced to Design 'Trump Wall' Between USA and Mexico

    03/23/2016 2:46:14 PM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Blouin Art info ^ | March 22, 2016 | Jana Perkovic
    A US design collective Third Mind Foundation has announced an international design competition to design a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, in response to ideas of border security floated in the US presidential debate. The real-estate tycoon and leading candidate in the Republican Presidential Primaries, Donald Trump has proposed to tackle the issue of migration by building a wall along the US-Mexican border. The idea is nicknamed The Great Wall of Trump. . . . the competition is open and anonymous, with the first prize award of $5,000 for the entry that best tackles the practical...
  • Donald Duck Song

    02/24/2016 8:36:49 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 11 replies
    Freep | 2/24/2016 | Charles O'Connell
    Who's got the sweetest disposition? One guess -- guess who! Who never never starts an argument? (Woman: Hmmmm?) Who never shows a bit of temperament? Who's never wrong but always right? (Donald: Yeah?) Who'd never dream of starting a fight? (Donald: That so?!) Who gets stuck with all the bad luck? No one... (Donald quacks angrily) but Donald Duck! (Donald: Yeah!)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg3FLwW0a18
  • Bumps on Your Head?

    02/02/2016 1:14:07 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 3 replies
    2/2/2016 | CharlesOconnell
    If you think there's something sexual or racial in "Shine On Your Shoes" from "The Entertainment Center" from " The Bandwagon (1953)", you need to have your head examined, you've been afflicted by "a bunch of heelots".
  • Two Steps From Hell: Heart of Courage (FDR D-Day Prayer)

    01/31/2016 10:34:48 PM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark
    YouTube: Wagonburner5000 ^ | February 1, 2016 | PittsburghAfterDark
    As this nation embraces our quadrennial presidential election cycle we should be reminded of the incredible heroism of our nation's ancestors. We should be grateful for their courage, their sacrifice, their valor and never forget their memories. The men and women who have left behind blood, sweat, tears, lives and limbs so we may continue to embark on the great American experiment. Some may say our nation's best days are behind us. Our 18 year olds of yesterday that stormed the beaches of Normandy, Iwo Jima and defeated empires that spanned continents and the globe have been replaced by crybullies...
  • Hey...how do you upload a photo, video or an image to a FR post?

    01/28/2016 9:28:44 AM PST · by Be Careful · 27 replies
    any handy dandy helpful hints would be appreciated
  • How America’s Dullest City Got Cool

    01/23/2016 11:55:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Politico Magazine ^ | January 21, 2016 | Colin Woodward
    The capital of Iowa has long had a reputation as one of the least hip, least interesting and least dynamic cities in the Western world, a dull insurance town set amid the unending corn fields of flyover country, a place Minneapolis looks down on and the young and ambitious flee as soon as they graduate. "Usually you are born here or marry into here or get transferred here," says local entrepreneur Mike Draper. "Not many people come to chase their dreams. If they did, you'd be like, 'What, you want to be an actuary?'" But unbeknownst to many outside the...
  • Human Trafficking abomination is getting into the media

    01/21/2016 5:00:46 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 6 replies
    Caged No More [film site] ^ | January 21, 2016 | self
    ABOUT CAGED NO MORE CAGED NO MORE is an entertaining feature film that will raise awareness of human trafficking, aid in connecting anti-trafficking organizations, equip parents, schools and churches to aid in prevention, and assist in eradicating trafficking. Starring Kevin Sorbo, Emmy-Award winner Loretta Devine, Alan Powell, and Cassidy Gifford with appearances by Kathie Lee Gifford, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Natalie Grant. Inspired by real events, CAGED NO MORE is the story of Aggie Prejean, a grandmother on a desperate search to find her two granddaughters, Skye and Elle, who have been kidnapped by their sinister father. As the details...
  • Which John Wayne and WWII movie to introduce my kids to westerns and classic American films.

    01/19/2016 12:32:17 PM PST · by Sparticus · 141 replies
    So I was watching a movie with my kids (10 and 13) the other day and was thinking about how different the media is that they consume than from the stuff I was raised on. I would like to get them interested in older movies with positive messages. Which John Wayne and which WWII movies are your favorites and which would think would grab kids' attention? I'm thinking "The Cowboys" would be good, but what else would everyone suggest?
  • French-Canadian Fiddle Music in the United States

    01/13/2016 11:41:09 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 4 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | May 7, 2013 | Patrick Ross and Jean Theroux
    https://youtu.be/IJJUFH0ZyNY?t=29m59s Their dancing feet is a good principle to relate the music to the dance potential of the audience.
  • Woman creates baby burial gowns from donated wedding dresses

    12/30/2015 6:05:58 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Saynsumthn.com ^ | November 7, 2015 | Saynsumthn
    A Michigan woman is turning wedding dresses into infant burial gowns to donate to grieving mothers when their newborn baby passes away. The death of an infant child usually so unexpected that parents rarely have clothes to bury them in, and this is where Angels Above Baby Gowns steps in. Founder Dawn Lafferty, said that she created her organization in May of 2014 after watching the story of a mother in Washington State whose son was still born. “They brought her son to her wrapped in a wash cloth and when she got home she decided to use her wedding...
  • Jesus depictions are racist, Atlanta Black Lives Matter activist writes

    12/27/2015 6:12:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Buzz Blog ^ | December 27, 20150 | Jennifer Brett
    Depictions of Jesus as fair skinned “advance an Anglo-Saxon, white supremacist agenda,” Atlanta Black Lives Matter activist and New York Daily News columnist Shaun King writes. “In Atlanta, I see them everywhere I go. Jesus as a blond-haired, blue-eyed baby and his blue-eyed supermodel mother are ubiquitous and done without even a slight hint of humor,” he says in this column. “It’s preposterous.”(continued)
  • The Week in Pictures: Steve Harvey Edition

    12/26/2015 1:53:20 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 4 replies
    Power Line ^ | December 26, 2015 | Steven Hayward
  • Science Asks: What Did Jesus Really Look Like?

    Images of a frail, thin, pale-skinned, strikingly handsome man with long locks of light brown hair are nearly ubiquitous in the world of Christianity. During this Christmas season, they seem to be especially numerous. But these images are based almost entirely on paintings by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, who lived hundreds of years after Christ, and who had no insight into His actual appearance. And a team of British forensic scientists now says the real Jesus Christ would have looked nothing at all like those popular images. The team’s findings are significant, not because they conclusively say what...
  • Samsung Just Granted Patent for Holographic 3D Printer & Driver

    12/15/2015 1:44:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet
    3D Print ^ | December 15, 2015 | Bridget Butler Millsaps
    For a company that has emphasized they are not entering the 3D printing arena, Samsung sure does like applying for patents. We’ve covered similar stories on Apple and their patent applications as well, with mum being the general and concise word on their particular end. Often, while we can see what these mega-companies have going on conceptually, all that’s left to do is speculate. But boy, everyone sure is giving us some good stuff to chew on lately. Last we checked, Samsung had been awarded a patent regarding multicolor ink for 3D printing, That 3D printer concept operates with several...
  • Vanity-Need help identifying this portrait

    12/05/2015 6:34:20 PM PST · by zeebee · 85 replies
    A restaurant | 12/5/15 | zebeee
    I saw this old portrait hanging in a restaurant. I've seen this face before but it's killing me to that I cannot identify who it is. I have googled everything possible and get nowhere. Does anyone know who this portrait or photograph represents? thanks.
  • The Week in Pictures: Workplace Confusion Edition

    12/05/2015 3:58:58 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 5 replies
    Powerline ^ | December 6, 2015 | Steven Hayward
  • Need help identifying Objet d'Art

    11/23/2015 9:09:53 PM PST · by Disambiguator · 35 replies
    11/23/2015 | n/a
    Someone gave us this fat ceramic horse and suggested we could sell it on eBay and retire. Well, okay, maybe make a few hundred bucks. As far as I can tell, it's a copy of the style of horse made by a Scandinavian artist named Stig Lindberg. It could be an original, but there are no markings to indicate that. It could also be from the Bling Dynasty, judging by the garish paint job.
  • Vanity - What is Your Favorite Inspirational Song?

    11/21/2015 8:47:39 AM PST · by amorphous · 134 replies
    Vanity | 21 Nov 2015
    When things begin to get you down or the world overwhelms, it usually helps to listen to music that inspires you. A song I've recently found very inspirational, among many - even though I don't understand the words - is a song from the sound track of the documentary Patterns of Evidence Freedom: The Dawn Of Exodus
  • Vanity: Paris Jihad targeted Eagles of Death Metal band is fronted by a Republican Conservative

    11/16/2015 8:41:19 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 18 replies
    sharpmagazine.com ^ | 11/16/2015 | Trumpinator
    I just want to let people know that the lead singer/founder of the group "Eagles Of Death Metal" (the name is a joke - they don't perform death metal) is a conservative Republican and openly so. Here are links to a couple of interviews to prove my point: http://rockinlifestyle.com/jesse-hughes I wanted to be a Republican politician, for God sakes. I’m a conservative, dude". and http://sharpmagazine.com/culture/jesse-hughes-sex-drugs-and-reaganism/ You have a background working in politics, right?Yes. Correct politics. I love Reagan. Communism sucks. And nothing is free in America, except opportunity. That’s how I like it.Would you ever inject politics into your music?I...
  • MESMERIZING UNDERWATER PHOTOS OF WWII SHIPWRECKS THAT SUNK IN CANADA

    11/13/2015 5:45:25 AM PST · by NYer · 17 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | November 11, 2015 | JILL HEINERTH
    In the summer months, a parade of icebergs break way from the Arctic and make their way south drifting through the region called Iceberg Alley. Divers visiting the Bell Island shipwrecks often divert to make a dive on these floating giants. (All photos: Jill Heinerth)Few people know that Bell Island, in Newfoundland, Canada, was directly attacked during World War II. In 1942, German U-boats twice raided the island in an attempt to disrupt the flow of iron ore being transported from mines on the island. This high-grade ore was used to supply steel critical to the war effort.Germans knew that if...
  • AMERICA GOT HER NAME FROM THIS 1507 MAP

    11/13/2015 5:37:41 AM PST · by NYer · 54 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | November 9, 2015 | ERIC GRUNDHAUSER
    The first time America was called America. (All Images from The Library of Congress)The Universalis Cosmographia, a 1507 cartographic exploration of the known world, depicted the New World as two entirely separate continents. This was quite a revolutionary stance on the early days of the Age of Discovery: many people still believed that the New World was connected to Asia. Although we now know that North and South America are a single continent, this ambitious map by German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller is rightfully revered for giving America its name.The wide wall map was originally printed in a gorgeous tome of cartographic illustrations and gores (maps designed to...
  • Enya: "Dark Sky Island", first release in 7 years to debut November 20th.

    11/11/2015 6:11:49 AM PST · by Celtic Conservative · 37 replies
    enya. com ^ | 11/11/15 | Celtic Conservative
    Just pre ordered the new Enya album. As a part of the pre order you get 2 songs off the release. The songs are titled "Echoes In Rain" and "So I Could Find My Way". If these 2 songs are any indication of the way the rest of the album is, Enya should be able to purchase a few more castles in the near future. The first song "Echoes In Rain" is a bright strident tune with Enya's trademark sound- deeply layered voice and instrument tracks with hints of both classical and ecclesiastic music. But more than that, this is...
  • Why no "Pro War" novels, stories, movies?

    11/09/2015 4:56:11 AM PST · by j.argese · 18 replies
    n/a ^ | 11/9/15 | j.argese
    With the release of this new movie about Stalin enabler, cheerleader and pom-pom girl Dalton Trumbo, it got me to thinking about his novel "Johnny Got His Gun". It also got me to thinking about the lack of literature which would support the fight for Western Values, considering the existential threat we face. Your thoughts?
  • Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

    10/25/2015 8:04:57 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 25 Oct 2015 | Numerous Photographers
    Numerous photos at link from the Tompkins Square Parade in New York.
  • My Top-10 Sitcoms of The Last 50 Years

    10/22/2015 10:00:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 320 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Newhart (1982-1990)-Please forgive me but I actually like Bob Newhart's second major sitcom series -at the Stratford Inn in Vermont- more than the first 'shrink' series with Mary Tyler Moore, as good asthat one was. In fact I think the 80s series Newhart is one of the mostunderrated comedy shows ever- watched it every week with friends when they were new, too funny. Interestingly, all 184 shows are -here- on this YouTube playlist. Cheers -This would probably make everybody's list, but honestly I never go back and watch them anymore... too much saturation I guess, and it just doesn't...
  • Music in Human Evolution

    10/16/2015 2:05:10 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 41 replies
    Melting Asphalt ^ | 10/15/2015 | Kevin Simler
    I just finished the strangest, most disconcerting little book. It's called Why Do People Sing?: Music in Human Evolution by Joseph Jordania. If the title hasn't already piqued your interest, its thesis surely will. The thesis is wild, bold, and original, but makes an eerie amount of sense. If true, it would be a revolution and I don't use the term lightly in how we understand the evolution of music, cooperation, warfare, and even religion.
  • Optical Effects & Magical Moments

    10/16/2015 12:04:59 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 7 replies
    In todays article I've assembled a mountain of, hopefully, illuminating material from a wide range of films that cover the whole gamut, from silent era trick shots, various travelling mattes and the variations therein, split screens, optical manipulations, twin effects and of course lots of great effects animation, all from a wide variety of films, some classics and some way at the other end of the spectrum. A number of frames have been collected from high resolution BluRay sourses so they look better than ever. So with that I hope you enjoy this selection.
  • About the AH-64: Specs (vanity)

    10/15/2015 3:57:44 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 21 replies
    AeroWeb ^ | Last Update: March 9, 2015. | Joakim Kasper Oestergaard Balle
    The AH-64A/D Apache and AH-64E Block III Apache Longbow (renamed Guardian) are four-blade twin-engine attack helicopters manufactured by Boeing. The Apache was originally developed by Hughes Helicopters in the 1970s (first flight on September 30, 1975), however, the company was acquired by McDonnell Douglas in 1984. In 1997, McDonnell Douglas merged with Boeing. The latest variant, the AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopter (originally designated AH-64D Block III), is powered by two General Electric T700-GE-701D turboshaft engines with 1,994 shp each. The AH-64D/E models are based on the original AH-64A, which was deployed in 1984 and first used in combat in 1989...
  • Another Favorite Rustbucket

    10/13/2015 6:05:00 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 61 replies
  • Bubble Sculpture photograph

    10/04/2015 3:13:02 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 14 replies
    Meshuge Mikey | October, 4 2016 | Meshuge Mikey
  • Saving Matt Damon

    10/03/2015 1:31:42 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    The Internet ^ | 2015 | Unknown
  • Elderly Truck

    10/02/2015 9:52:22 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 62 replies
    meshuge mikey ^ | October 2, 2015 | Meshuge Mikey
  • New Pluto photo.. Majestic Mountains and Frozen Plains (Wow!)

    09/17/2015 5:26:37 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 63 replies
    John Hopkins ^ | 9/17/15
    Just 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun and captured a near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto's horizon. The smooth expanse of the informally named Sputnik Planum (right) is flanked to the west (left) by rugged mountains up to 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) high, including the informally named Norgay Montes in the foreground and Hillary Montes on the skyline. The backlighting highlights more than a dozen layers of haze in Pluto's tenuous but distended atmosphere. The image...
  • Two Old Guys Dancing

    09/17/2015 2:46:07 PM PDT · by gorush · 35 replies
    Videos2view ^ | 1955 | Hope/Cagney
    Cagney and Bob Hope at a Friar's Club Meeting in 1955, back when actors were real performers; Hope was 52 and Cagney was 56. This looks like it's from a movie, not a routine from a Friar's Club meeting. Doesn't take away from it though! For the young folks, here is something you probably never seen before and, unfortunately, you may never see again. For us older folks, this is the best of the best, and we had it for many years! This is a side of these two entertainers you hardly ever saw, but it shows you their enormous...
  • Ted Cruz Depicted as 'Mockingjay' Rebellion Leader in L.A. Street Art

    09/14/2015 4:21:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 14, 2015 | Tina Daunt
    A collective of anonymous artists plastered Los Angeles from downtown to the mid-Wilshire district with posters and stickers of Mockingjay's rebellion bird to tout Cruz' presidential candidacy. Donald Trump may be the lead choice of California Republicans, but Ted Cruz apparently still holds a special place in the hearts of Los Angeles conservative street artists. Over the past few days, a collective of anonymous artists responsible for the "Don't Say" signs at Hillary Clintons Brooklyn headquarters and the Maxine Waters "Poverty Pimp" poster used the Mockingjay rebellion bird symbol to tout presidential candidate Cruz. With the...
  • Heartbreaking pictures should not change policy

    09/06/2015 4:52:12 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 28 replies
    WA Today (Australia) ^ | September 6, 2015 | Fraser Nelson
    The photographs of the body of Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian boy, vividly convey the human tragedy on Europe's borders - but not the complexity. Many are fleeing war, but many are fleeing poverty. This Great Migration was not expected because, for years, politicians believed that there would be less of it as poor countries became richer. Give aid, not shelter, ran the argument. "As the benefits of economic growth are spread in Mexico," Bill Clinton once assured Americans, "there will be less illegal immigration because more Mexicans will be able to support their children by staying home." When Jose...
  • American Monarch Butterfly

    08/29/2015 11:02:06 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-29-15 | The Looking Spoon
    This image popped in my head and I went with it.
  • The Big Bang Theory (my version)

    08/28/2015 5:03:56 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    American Irony ^ | The Looking Spoon
    There is no rule that says you can either believe in God or the big bang theoryespecially when God is the one who pulls the trigger. ;-) '
  • Army veteran writes novel to break out of military action-adventure genre

    08/26/2015 7:22:40 AM PDT · by StAntKnee · 11 replies
    Vanity, no linking to personal sites or Amazon or Goodreads | August 26, 2015 | St Ant Knee
    The novel is Prison of the Soul about a teacher who gets fired from the public school system for manhandling a rape suspect on the campus, a kid he caught in the act. (Sound contemporary?) The only job he can get is teaching in a one-room school behind bars in the state's supermax for violent juvenile delinquents. More than the obvious hook, it's an exploration of that aspect of the human condition wherein we build our own prisons by self-imposed limitations and fears.
  • Carl McCrow and Martin Scorsese Partner to Profit Gun Manufacturers

    08/26/2015 6:48:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A British artist, Carl McCrow, has figured out a way to increase gun manufacturers bottom line, and his own. I can almost hear the manufacturers thinking "please throw me into that briar patch". From nbcnews.com: LONDON British artist Carl McCrow is asking the world's most successful filmmakers to make an unambiguous pledge: For every gun that appears in their movies, he wants them to destroy a real one. The irony is doubly delicious because McCrow has made his living with firearms art, and this is his way to feel less "guilty". He lives in New York City. ...
  • The Death Of The Cheerleader

    08/20/2015 8:47:54 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 20 replies
    HuffPost ^ | 08/20/2015 | Lauren Duca
    The slutty, ditzy mean girl of an archetype is fading from pop culture. The word "cheerleader" is so laden with potential cultural meaning, it feels more like a theoretical concept than a noun usually meaning "person who leads cheers." As a sport, cheerleading has been steadily gaining respect since the turn of the 21st century. As an archetype, it has shriveled into a token of hypersexuality and the nastiest teen girl stereotypes, a sort of shorthand for the terms "mean girl," "slut" and "dumb blonde," all stuffed into the same midriff-bearing uniform.
  • MICHAEL SAUSAGE AND THE SAUSAGE RATION TALK RADIO SHOW - An Imagining

    08/18/2015 5:59:19 PM PDT · by Reverend Saltine · 49 replies
    RightWingConservativeNews.com ^ | August 18, 2015 | RhightWingConservativeNews.com
    Jes sayin. Mihael Sausage, of the famed Sausage Ration, when he holds it and himself together long enough, is one of the best radio talk show hosts ever. His mind and analytic abilities are matchless at times. Why, then, doesnt he ever seem to carry an entire show that way, from beginning to end? At some point he seems to run out of steam and starts talking about unrelated or inane subjects, such as what he had for lunch, his heartburn, or food stains on his shirt. He might even break out into nonsense rhyming or song. Sometimes he is...
  • 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Death Quiz

    08/13/2015 1:11:00 PM PDT · by AmericanCheeseFood · 3 replies
    2016 Republican Presidential Primary Death Quiz is a video put out by the Auralnauts, a YouTube channel that deals mainly in entertainment. This video however, deals with the Elections and I thought I'd share it with the FReepers here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8bVKt25YdE
  • I dont normally go for custom painted cars, but

    08/08/2015 11:07:44 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 14 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-8-15 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm DEFINITELY making an exception for this one...
  • A Mesmerizing 'Soundsuit' Memorializes Trayvon Martin's Death

    07/22/2015 4:07:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Huffington Post's Arts & Culture ^ | July 14, 2015 | Katherine Brooks, Senior Arts & Culture Editor
    Behind what appears to be a beaded net stained the color of Skittles stands a hollow figure, made distinct by the hint of a sneaker sticking out from under the obscurity. Pan up from the shoe and there's a glimpse of a hooded sweatshirt topping off the towering statue, an unmistakeable bit of clothing loaded with meaning. Titled "TM 13," the work -- shown above -- memorializes the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who was fatally shot by former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman three years ago. Created by Missouri-born artist Nick Cave, the piece is currently...