Month: January 2023
Tweet on the largest tire graveyard
The tallest man ever
Bringing Out the Dead is an underrated Scorsese fim
Bringing Out the Dead (1999) is an excellent film based on a fine autobiographical novel by Joe Connelly. It’s not even on Blu-ray. I have the DVD.
There are also two fine novels about being an EMT by another former EMT:
Bob Dylan’s 1976 Hard Rain TV broadcast
The 1976 broadcast was taped on May 23, 1976 in Fort Collins, Colorado. The April 22, 1976 Clearwater, Florida shows were also recorded. More on the 1975 and 1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tours is here. Hard Rain has been bootlegged and there was also a record album from the 1976 tour called Hard Rain.
Relive Bob Dylan’s rarely seen TV Performance of ‘Hard Rain’ from 1976
I learned about the Dancing Plague of 1518 on Twitter
I had never heard of the Dancing Plague of 1518 before today.
Covers: Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
“Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” is a 1971 Rolling Stones song from Sticky Fingers. I’ve heard Jason Isbell perform it live.
Woman uses Metallica song to scare off a cougar
It’s amazing what you can learn on Twitter.
Baltimore salt box creator on TV
Juliet Ames has done a great job with the salt boxes.
Orangey the cat
Orangey starred in films and TV shows. I haven’t seen Rhurbarb but this tweet led me to find out more about the cat.
The Hardest Working Cat in Showbiz is a film about Orangey. Here’s where to watch it. It was inspired by this column. Orangey is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.