Posts filed under “Weekend”

Cord 812 Phaeton

Source: WSJ

From WSJ:

Mix became a star of Hollywood’s silent-movie era, and he owned his own circus. In 1937, he bought a Cord 812 (the color was called “cigarette cream”) and turned it into an embodiment of his persona. It had a gun holster, a siren, and flags on the bumper with his circus logo. Even the gas pedal was branded “TM,” and specially fitted for his boot. In 1940, he crashed the car and died.

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Category: Weekend

Best of 2014: Different Kind of Music List

Its that time of year again: I present TBP’s annual “Different Kind of Music List” for 2014. (Click to see prior years’ lists). Here’s the deal with our Anti-list: Lots of Best of Lists are out there, but the simple truth is they have zero relevancy to people with families, careers, hobbies, etc. Neither you…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Here’s the Thing: John McEnroe

  Source: WNYC  

Category: Podcast, Weekend

ISS Time Lapse

Alexander Gerst’s Earth timelapses Hat tip IFL Science

Category: Science, Weekend

Terminator Genisys

I want to point out in advance that this trailer makes no sense whatsoever, and almost seems to be a satire of itself! The resistance goes head to head with Skynet to see who can destroy the time stream first. Terminator Genisys Trailer – Paradox Edition

Category: Film, Weekend

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB

This is what I wanted for Christmas! Oh, well, maybe next year ; ) Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee: Jimmy Fallon

Here is my Christmas Eve Holiday gift to you:


Source: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee

Source: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Category: Video, Weekend

Millennium Falcon’s Hyperdrive Malfunction

The ‘comical’ sounds that make the Millennium Falcon’s hyperdrive malfunction, as demonstrated by Star Wars sound designer Ben Burtt in this 1980 clip. Millennium Falcon’s hyperdrive malfunction SFX demonstrated by Sound Designer Ben Burtt

Category: Film, Weekend

Stephen Colbert Signs Off

On his late night show on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert made fun of news, and he made news. New York Times journalists bid farewell to the blow-hard character he created.

Goodbye, Stephen Colbert


Here’s Every Time Stephen Colbert Broke Character

Category: Humor, Television, Video, Weekend

W113: Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda

I am a big fan of the Pagoda — a classic design, still reasonably priced for enthusiasts:   Source: Classic Driver Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend