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Weekend WhirliGIG Wish (Inuagural) - Melkveg, Amsterdam - March 23rd, 1980

This may not happen EVERY weekend, but it will ON a weekend.

The concept? Find a weekend gig that happened sometime in the past…find a good or at least “atmospheric” recording of it, and share it…as the experience of that gig plays out in your mind’s eye. 24 more words

Simple Minds

I.47 by Marcus Valerius Martialis

Doctor Diaulus has changed his trade:
He now is a mortician,
With the same results he got before
As a practicing physician.

From: Wender, Dorothea (transl. 47 more words


Today in Grateful Dead History: August 17, 1980 - Kansas City Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO

For those of you out there who still doubt the potential power of audience recordings, please take note of today’s show from the Kansas City Municipal Auditorium in 1980.   360 more words

Grateful Dead

August 17 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
Major General Henry Trueman Allen, assigned as commander of Camp Travis, is expected to report for duty about the middle of next week. 80 more words


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial


So today I talk about et the extra terrestrial for THE THIRD ANNUAL BARRYMORE TRILOGY BLOGATHON as today i review E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial for this event hosted by my dear friend’s event today. 398 more words

Classic Movie Reviews

"What Are Friends For?" (1980)

The 80s seemed to be a golden era for “that kid,” young actors whose familiar faces, if not particularly familiar names, always seemed to pop up on one TV show or another. 1,362 more words

Troubled Teens

Charles Stephens

Charles Stephens was born on August 15, 1980. He is a highly respected writer, critical thinker, activist, and founder of The Counter Narrative Project, an initiative that engages in advocacy around issues that impact Black gay men. 202 more words