Author Archives: The Ugly American

my mother the car

My all-time favorite paranormal occurrence caught on camera… Mrs. Mabel Chinnery was visiting the grave of her mother one day in 1959. She had brought along her camera to take photographs of the gravesite. After snapping a few shots of her mother’s gravestone, she took an impromptu photo of her husband, who was waiting alone [...]

another reason to like chocolate

Just in time for holiday cookie season, we’ve discovered that the vanilla flavoring in your baked goods and candy could come from the anal excretions of beavers. Beaver butts secrete a goo called castoreum, which the animals use to mark their territory. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration lists castoreum as a “generally regarded as [...]

from the Ed Wood Academy of Filmmaking

PULL THE STRINGS! … PULL THE STRINGS!

KisP fashion week update

most annoying sound

The World’s Most Detested & Beloved Musical Traits, Each Combined Into its Own Song…

how to make Yoko Ono jealous

~ Video NSFW (boobies) ~

smells exactly as you would expect

fourth pot, third table, fifth row

A 68-year-old Goldsboro man has been arrested and charged in the kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a 28-year-old LaGrange woman, the Goldsboro Police Department said. Roland Whitley, of 1700 Harris St., allegedly locked the woman in a barn outside his home after a party Sunday. While in the barn he attempted to sexually assault [...]

guess who just got added to the no-fly list

@BarackObama The ones you're force feeding in Guantanamo? Or the ones you're bombing? — Frankie Boyle (@frankieboyle) July 9, 2013 (*)

looks like I picked the wrong week to stop hormone therapy

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void where prohibited by yankees

P.S. Loved authentic Rebel Yell at the end Melissa In Texas

Independence Day

While supplies last…

it’s too darn hot

(*) PatrickP

oh for fucks sake

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Flag Day

and finally

You never know what lives on the Internet. #Frightening twitter.com/RobLowe/status… — Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) June 11, 2013

Survivor: Jarvis, Howland and Baker Islands

I recently watched a fascinating documentary entitled ‘Under A Jarvis Moon’, which is part of the PBS series ‘Pacific Heartbeat’ It’s an extraordinary story that I’ve never heard about until now. The entire one-hour documentary is available for viewing online via IMDB

100 Years Ago Today

‘Rite of Spring’ by Igor Stravinsky turns 100 It’s hard today to imagine a ballet causing an audience to riot, but that’s what happened 100 years ago when the well-heeled Parisian spectators at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées revolted against Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.” “Rite” debuted May 29, 1913, and its centenary will [...]

the last full measure

Memorial Day, Wilmington National Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina

long distance dedication

One more once…