Do you recall the ad with the floating VW? Was it the National Lampoon that parodied the ad with their own version?
Archive for January, 2009
If you have never heard the Smurfs singing a country song with German lyrics then click this:
After hearing, while in Australia, a Helen Keller joke, I asked my punk rock consultant if she and her pals knew about them. She didn’t and had to be informed about them.
My consultant thought they were “sick.”
The last time, before hearing the one in Australia, that I had heard one must have been over thirty years ago.
Do nudist magazines ever titillate readers with a “bathing suit” issue?
There is a magazine called “Going Bonkers” and it has been around for a good number of years.
Here is the link to the writers’ guidelines page
There is a (new?) magazine that is inviting their readers to submit photos of their smiling dogs.
We hope our friend “Jersey Bill” has a good one of Auggie smiling so that it can be submitted and bring Auggie a greater amount of fame and fortune.
The words to the song are “all the leaves are gone/ and the sky is grey” but it wasn’t like that today in Berkeley.
[Note this posting updated on June 30, 2010.
This is probably the most popular item on our blog and so we talked to the artist again and have learned that the newest best link is
He has moved from the old location and is now working at Galaxxi Tatoo across the street at 2431 Telegraph Ave.]
Alejandro Flores makes custom hand painted sneakers using graffiti style lettering. We noticed them in the window as we were walking by
Filthy Dripped on Telegraph Ave. (in Berkeley)
and thought that we’d found a good item for this blog.
The artist told us that he has been feature in Rolling Stones magazine (dang! there goes our “scoop”! Oh well, maybe Vogue will read our blog and steal this item from us and not from Jann Wenner’s publication.
Fashion items do seem to bring a goodly number of hits and building circulation numbers for this blog is the name of the game!
Queen Victoria’s dog, Ivan, has been honored with a statue in Sydney, New South Wales.
When signs with blooming flowers begin to appear (on the streets of Berkeley), amid the barren winter trees, that’s a sure sign that Spring (and Spring Semester) will arrive soon.