Happy Discovery Day — Real Geographic Discoveries of the Modern Age at the Amoeblog

Happy Discovery Day — Real Geographic Discoveries of the Modern Age

 

A post for Columbus Day — Columbus didn’t actually discover anything and by most accounts he was a pretty unlikeable guy. However, the era of exploration was full of actual discoveries as adventurers stumbled across lands previously uninhabited by people.

Vive les minets – French Dandyism in the 1960s

Vive les minets – French Dandyism in the 1960s

 

Jacques Dutronc’s “Les play boys” came out in October, 1966, in which he sang “J’ai pas peur des petits minets. Qui mangent leur ronron au Drugstore.” Just who were these minets of whom Dutronc professed to have no fear?

9 songs about cats at the Amoeblog

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9 songs about cats

 

There are too many lame listicles of supposedly great cat songs. Here are nine songs about cats to which Alan has given the stamp of approval.

California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide

Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of the Southland

California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide

 

An episode guide to California’s Fool’s Gold — my internet hommage to Huell Howser

Yet More One Album Wonders

Bird Nest Roys

Yet More One Album Wonders

My fourth installment of One Album Wonders — bands from the Golden Age of the LP who utterly avoided the sophomore slump.

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