The Dan Century Grotto

Updated: Wednesday May 15, 2024.

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Mini "Link Blog"

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  1. Happy Mother's Day. Mr. T knows you must Treat your Mother Right! 5/12.
  2. What if Black Sabbath covered Dolly Parton's Jolene? It would sound like this. 5/12.
  3. The sedimentary rocks of the future will include plastic made by humans. An anthropogenic marker horizon in the future rock record. 5/12.
  4. AI is used to create songs that sound like 1950s-70s R&B, Country and Easy Listening hits. But most of the songs are sexual or scatological Which can be funny. 5/12.
  5. All I want is a piece of bread song. Short but sweet, like raisin bread. 5/12.
  6. The art of Danial Ryan features many paintings of cats smoking cigarettes. 5/12.
  7. How come no one told me the TV show Orville was hilarious? I feel like I've been standing my whole life and I just sat down. The tingles! 5/12.
  8. It's good to watch This Lizard Video at least once a month. 5/12.
  9. If you're looking for military surplus, American Pipe Dream has it. 5/12.
  10. I am interested in this geological adventure in Canada as long as I can bring back rocks. 5/12.
  11. I started to watch Fallout on Amazon Prime. It's not bad. The set design and gadget designs are excellent. 4/21.
  12. MF DOOM Vs. The Grateful Dead and Wu-Tang Vs. The Beatles album-length mashups. I rarely listen to The Beatles or the Dead, but these mixes make them palatable. 4/21.
  13. Hundreds of Beavers is the best film I've seen in a long while. It is like the live-action version of a 1930s cartoon. 4/21.
  14. America is changing rapidly. Vermont-based photographer Jim Westphalen is documenting its rural decline. 4/21.
  15. 60-year-old Conan O'Brien on Hot Wings was peak Conan O'Brien. I'm glad he still has an edge. 4/21.
  16. Duel'in Firemen was a video game that almost happened in the 1990s. This promotional video features many B-Movie stars like Rudy Ray Moore and musicians from DEVO. 4/6.
  17. A documentary about the comic Elfquest. 3/16.
  18. When your French Fries are 10 minutes late on DoorDash. I love this video and I think that is because it represents the attitude of people in the North East and the fun of hanging out late at night and eating junk food. 3/6.
  19. What do we want for dinner? Vegans will hate this song, although I sense the irony in the performer's delivery and presentation. They might actually be vegans. 3/6.
  20. The difference between Southern and Northern French accents. I have a Quebec French accent. 3/6.
  21. Beetronics FX makes bee-utiful guitar pedals. 3/6.
  22. Kenneth Befus's rock videos rock. 3/6.
  23. Beer commercials were added to Star Wars in Chile. 3/6.
  24. Dime Store Adventures might be the best YouTube channel. Unusual New England folk stories explored. 2/25.
  25. Cardboard art show at Monmouth University. 2/21.
  26. The World's Greatest Speakers. Maybe, maybe not, but it's fun to experiment with. Attaching exciters to random surfaces. Where to buy them. 2/21.
  27. Sasquatch Sunset red-band trailer. A movie about Sasquatches. That's my kind of movie. 2/21.
  28. Stupid Simple Tools. I don't need them, but I want to buy them all. 2/21.
  29. Casio SK Sampler Pack Cassette (1986). 2/11.
  30. The state of the New Jersey Pinelands. 2/1.
  31. Old mines and quarries I'm interested in checking out: Winter Mine, Montville Serpentine Deposit, and Cobb Mine. 2/1.
  32. Lava Lamp FAQ. I have a Lava Lite and 4 Lava Lamps (in a storage unit). 2/1
  33. The Fastest Way to Lose Half a Million Dollars. My Ferrari is Gone. That time WhistlinDiesel's Ferrari caught fire and melted after he met Gort the Capybara. Coincidence? There are no coincidences. 1/28.
  34. Interviewing Killdozer Victims (I Brought My Bulldozer). Looks like WhistlinDiesel is building his own Killdozer. 1/28
  35. 4K remaster of the Star Wars Holiday Special. I've gone on record before that this was the 4th best Star Wars movie because it is entertaining. 1/15.
  36. Scrub Oaks Mine is my favorite mine. #rocks 1/15.
  37. Demo for the New Jersey metal band PREY. 1983. \m/ 1/13.
  38. Lava Lamps are an interesting novelty. They're powered by incandescent lights, which are mostly outlawed now. 1/13.
  39. Trailside Nature and Science Center. Union County. Nature and #rocks 1/13.
  40. The Gemeral Store #rocks 1/13.
  41. Jabba The Huttcracker by Retro Custom Art. Perhaps the best Christmas decoration of all. 1/13.
  42. Steamboat Willie is in the public domain. Steamboat Willie is the original incarnation of Mickey Mouse. Now he belongs to us all. 1/1.
  43. Tom Scott quits making videos. 1/1.
  44. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024!
  45. Visit the Mini-Blog archive for links from 2019-23.

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