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Monday, February 22, 2010

February Ramblin'

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Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons.

Roger Ebert's Last Words, con't, commenting on the Esquire article (linked) and photo of him. "Resentment is allowing someone to live rent-free in a room in your head."

How the Somaly Mam Foundation is trying to help end human trafficking

Wayne John tells about the time when a Burger King employee threw a double cheeseburger at him. Lousy aim, too.

Gordon reveals Dymowski and DeNiro - together.

Lady Gaga or Johnny Weir? "Can you tell the difference between the pop princess’ outrageous outfits and the Olympic skating star’s flamboyant costumes without seeing their poker faces?" You Olympics watchers who see figure skating only once every four years have no idea...

Springsteen covers.

And SamuraiFrog has three recent pieces worthy of mention, about Kermit the Frog and friend,Christina Hendricks - no, I've never seen Mad Men, either - and a particular Super Bowl ad which also annoyed me. (Should note that, on the latter two pieces, his language is coarser than mine.)

This next section is graphic.

Western New York Legacy web site,, is freely available online, and contains thousands of digital images, documents, letters, maps, books, slides, and other items reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Western New York

Print & Photographs (P&P) online catalog: Some photos copyright free (and some not).

Rose DesRochers – World Outside my Window: Free Cartoons for Your Blog, two examples of which appear in this very post.

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Demeur said...

Funny how we old foggies struggle to work with blogs while the internet is moving to cell phones where the kids reign.
But the thing that bugs me the most is watching the English language be paired down to acronyms and abreviations. Eventually I know that will cause problems of communication. Imagine a war being started over a text message on twitter because you know even our senators are using it.

mrsnesbitt said...

Loved this Roger I wonder who the famous bloggers are and if we know any? In my own little part of cyber-space I feel I have many famous aquatances, you being one of them!