27 May 2010

husband beating wife vintage ad chase sanborn coffee store-testing

Sexist vintage ads: some of these have been circulating the net for the longest time, still, there’s a few I hadn’t seen before.

[via:Daniel Brahneborg/RT]

25 February 2010

“What started out as an exercise in model building and photography, ended up as a dream-like reconstruction of the town I grew up in. It’s not an exact recreation, but it does capture the mood of my memories.”

[via:Laughing Squid]

23 December 2009

CNN interviews Leonard Kleinrock, “father of the Internet”

[via:Media Temple]

24 November 2009

1969 essay by Carl Sagan on his own use of Cannabis

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.”


25 October 2009

Japanese futurism from 1969: The Rise of the Computerized School, illustrated by Shigeru Komatsuzaki - future classroom with watchful robots that rap students on the head if they lose focus or act up

Japanese 60’s futurism: visions of high tech schools and homes

Notice the cute whacker robots designed to beat children over the head if any rebellious acts occur in the computerized and unmanned classroom. Mmyeah, overgrown flyswatters on wheels will surely convince those fuckers to behave.

[via:Thomas N.]

14 October 2009

LIFE photo: Hugo Gernsback Wearing TV Glasses

LIFE photo: Hugo Gernsback Wearing TV Glasses

“that’s none other than Hugo Gernsback, inventor, the “father of modern science fiction” and the namesake for the Hugo Award”

[via:Uncertain Times]

23 July 2009

Blind Faith – Can’t Find My Way Home (Live in Hyde Park, 1969)

From the same concert: Had To Cry Today, Under My Thumb, Sea of Joy

26 February 2009

So you say people will tweet what they eat for breakfast' -'And upload pictures of their breakfasts to a Facebook?' -'And other people will look at the breakfasts and make comments?' -'No offense future man, but is everyone in your time retarded' -'Sorry to burst your bubble, dudes, but you asked. Yes, that's the future''

The future must be retarded


1 February 2009

Joe Cocker – With a Little Help from My Friends (BBC Live recording, 1968)


Edit: Original video removed, but I think this is the same recording. // Thomas 2009-07-28

29 June 2008

Video: Hilarious 1965 American anti-porn propaganda

“Perversion For Profit” attempts to link pornography and perversion of innocent children to the decay of American society. Part one is embedded below.

Watch: Perversion for Profit (part 1)

Watch: Perversion for Profit (part 2)


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