The text is from a 1943 industry guide on hiring women, which can be found here. The images are via Feministing, Webphemera, Oddee and Sodahead. 1. Pick young married women. They usually have more of a sense of responsibility than … Continue reading
We went to the Botanical Gardens today. They have these giant leaves on the wall in the new entrance pavilion. And there’s plenty of parking now, which is awesome. Other than the Henry Moore sculptures, the exhibit right now is … Continue reading
You like your socks pulled up.
So this BMW blew up across the street. At least, I think it blew up. I heard a bang, but didn’t go out to look until I heard people shouting. Sg got pretty excited when the firetruck arrived. “The firemans! … Continue reading
More to come.
Sg, this has been stuck in my head for days. It seems like I have been hearing it on loop without stop since I first heard it. Why won’t it just leave me alone? I played it for you yesterday, … Continue reading
As I write this, Google is busily going through my hard drives using face recognitions software to tag the hundreds of people in my thousands of photos. Despite the fact that I have no idea what I’ll do with this … Continue reading
(Updated; see below.) Yesterday we were riding in the car and listening to the Winstons’ “Amen Brother”. When we reached the amen break (the five seconds of solo drums that are perhaps the most-sampled waveform of all time), you said … Continue reading
So “E” is the first section of my library not dominated by a few big players, which means that I had to spend a few minutes digging a little deeper. I ended up not being able to decide, so here … Continue reading
Jonathan Goldstein is a frequent contributor to This American Life, and he does a show on the CBC called Wiretap. I ran across an archive of his shows (via) and have been listening for the past few days. This is … Continue reading
Can you imagine these guys going up against one of today’s NCAA Division I teams? I imagine that, when this picture was taken, college basketball was not the mini-pro league that it is today. I do get a kick out of … Continue reading