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27 August, 2003

A New Guitar Playing Record

Back in June, I noted that 520 guitar players set a record. That record has been broken. See:754 guitars rock into the record book with 'Louie Louie'

Organizers had hoped for 1,000 guitars, and promised they'd be back next year.

Posted on 27 August, 2003

Pulp Fiction Postcards

Lots of pulp fiction postcards, and other pulp fiction stuff.

These full-color postcard images are mid-20th-Century pop-culture Americana at its best! Enjoy these wonderful cover images painted by some of the best pulp magazine, pin-up and paperback book artists of this century.

Posted on 27 August, 2003

Electronic Music History

Here's 120 Years of Electronic Music.

This site charts the development of electronic musical instruments from 1870 to 1990. For the purposes of this project electronic musical instruments are defined as instruments that synthesise sounds from an electronic source... The main focus of the site is on instruments developed from the beginning of the century until the 1960's. The more modern and current Synthesiser companies have been included for the sake of 'historical completeness' but are already well documented elsewhere on the internet,

Posted on 27 August, 2003

Magnetic Hair

Just like the old toy -- use your mouse to add hair to a face.

Posted on 27 August, 2003

Is The Internet Over?

Laurel Wellman writes: The worm has turned, let's pull the plug.

So I have a modest proposal of my own: Let's all disconnect from the Internet! It's nothing but a well-known source of contagion, and frankly, the whole thing is starting to get a bit old anyway.

Posted on 27 August, 2003

The AOL Virtual Museum

A collection of AOL discs and CDs, from Version 2 through Version 7. Back in the old days, they offered only 10 free hours. Ha!

Posted on 27 August, 2003