Thursday, April 21, 2016

HAPPY 421

HAPPY 421 day.  Well, I missed 420 so I'll go with 421.
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Seems USS  Indianapolis: Men of Courage premiere is being pushed back.  One report is that it is so good they want to have it at the Cannes Film Festival which happens the middle of May.  So no trailers until after Cannes.




Mel being interviewed for Movie #2 coming out this year.

The remaining survivors of the USS Indy - Mel is 2nd from the left

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I was called a MONSTER US Lib on social Media and then the real horror happened when the dude posted a jpg of my Recall Walker signature.   I'm actually proud of that and would sign it again . . . but that would be illegal.

I think when you live in literally one of the most liberal city's in Wisconsin (according to how the latest primary results came in) is it really a bad thing to say you voted to recall Walker?

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Ever wonder how much Woodstock musicals were paid.  Me neither but I happened to see a list and here are a few numbers.

Jimi Hendrix was paid $30,000 for two performances
Blood, Sweat and Tears got paid the most  $15,000
CCR  $10,000
Jefferson Airplane $7,500
The Who $6,250
Crosby, Still, Nash & Young $5,000
and get this Santana $750.

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Last night I was listening to the SF Giants on my phone and then went upstairs to watch the news.  About an hour later I was turning off the lights and I hear something behind me.  I turn around and am trying to locate the noise . . . what is that?? . . . . . . so I'm triangulating and walking around the house and I stop to listen . . . . what the hell??   is it someone speaking Spanish? . . . . . . Finally I bend over for a cat toy and I really hear it . It IS someone speaking Spanish AT A BASEBALL GAME.  My phone in my back pocket somehow turned on the Spanish speaking broadcast of the Giants game.  I thought I was having a stroke or something.

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Speaking of Robins - has anybody else noticed that there are a TON of Robins around this year?  My cats really dislike Robins, other birds are OK but if they see a Robin a special sound comes out of their mouth  eeek eeek eeek eeek eeek eeek - it bizarre.

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Here is something I learned.  The French are so sad that they cannot read Shakespeare. You can't just convert Shakespeare into French (or any other language for that matter). I had never thought of that.

I can't read Shakespeare.  I see the words but they do not make sentences I understand.

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Harriet Tubman will appear on the $20 but because of gender inequality the $20 is now only worth $18.50.   So long Andre Jackson you will not be missed (Andy was a very very bad man in reality - Trail of Tears and the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and all that).  Did you know that on the Trail of Tears the American Indians were getting cold because on their 1000 mile walk so the Gov gave out disease infected blankets to the woman and children. They were not allowed to buy food in towns and were forced to pay 10 times the going rate to cross rivers.

back to money - there are a lot of changes coming to your bills - Broadway Star Alexander Hamilton will be joined by Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul. I actually don't have a clue who a few of those people are, I need to look them up.

Donald Trump is mad that Jackson is coming off the bill "He was a very great man" he said.

OH!  the change is slated for 2030  TWENTY THIRTY!!

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That is something you don't see every day


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Did I mention that March broke a record in world temperature?  That is 11 straight months of breaking monthly records . . . . if you believe in "science numbers"

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Check this out - BATS were recorded in Radar Scope according to NOAA


OK - gotta to get my teeth cleaned - WHAT FUN!