Monday 16 March 2015 at 09:27 am
The 70's Gong Show was loved by fans because of the chaos that ensued for 30 minutes every day. At random moments, Gene Patton, aka "Gene, Gene the Dancing Machine" would shuffle out from behind the curtain & perform his unique dance moves to Count Basie's Jumping at the Woodside. The show's host, Chuck Barris was mesmerized by this Stagehand's moves & couldn't resist joyously dancing with him.
Patton will be remembered for both his dance moves & for breaking a Hollywood color barrier when he joined the Int'l Alliance of Theatrical & Stage Employees.
Dance on Gene...
Saturday 14 March 2015 at 11:17 am
Today is a VERY special day for all of us Enginerds!
This day comes but once in a century, it's 3-14-15. The next date that comes close will be in 2115 to reflect the day's five digits of the magical, infinite number,
Look up the funny stuff nerds around the world are doing to celebrate the day!
Tuesday 03 March 2015 at 12:36 am
The Singlefinger crew is bringing a over a half dozen BARN FINDS to the show this year! They will mesmerize the crowd, they are so cool!
We are introducing a new artist to the Detroit audience for the 2015 show, Mark Ervin
. Mark has been drawing for the Simpsons & Futurama for decades & he has sent us a ton of cool stuff to display & sell. We can't wait to show it to everybody!
Seeya in the Basement on Friday, Saturday & Sunday!
Sunday 15 February 2015 at 9:20 pm
Detroit's stuck in a record deeeep-freeze. Boston's buried up to their eyebrows with record amounts of winter's white hell for the 3rd, 4th, or 5th time in the last month. Everybody east of the Rockies will be suffering with frigid temps, the likes of which haven't been seen since 1960.
But we're consoled in the knowledge that out in Cali, there's a load of f**kwits running in circles screaming "global warming"... Go bother the Chinese about the voluminous amount of pollution spewing from their coal-fired power plants, you assholes.
Leave us alone, while we open up a few cans of spray paint & Silly-String & see if we can actually make this place a little warmer.
Wednesday 07 January 2015 at 8:32 pm
Today a pair of candy-assed, chicken-hearted scumbags, shouting Islamic chants opened fire inside of a newspaper office in Paris. Sadly, France lost 10 highly regarded members of their media & 2 Gendarmes that tried to stop the slaughter.
As Editors & Cartoonists, these brave souls died for their satire, for lampooning public figures, for ridiculing ideas, & for trying to enable topical discussions with the French populace. Charb, Cabu, Wolinski, & Tignous were merely armed with wit & pencils, when these dickless, sons of goat-fucking bastards & their getaway driver protested the magazine's satire with Kalishnikovs.
French President Francois Hollande vowed to find the perpetrators & called for national unity. "Freedom is always bigger than barbarism," he said. "Vive la France."
In trying to silence debate in the media about the rogue or radical elements of a religion, these zealots seem to have rallied the world against the radical elements of ALL religions!
At least, I hope so.
Update: This is especially important as the Police Officer that was brutally slain as he lay wounded on the sidewalk, has been identified as a devout Muslim himself.
I predict that global Islamophobia will continue to rise until clerics worldwide condemn the murder of innocents, per the Koran, & issue a fatwah condemning these 3 cowards to a special place in HELL!
Perhaps Charlie Hebdo is right afterall, "God Does Not Exist..."
The 12 people killed in the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack are:
; (real name Stephane Charbonnier) 47, an artist and publisher of Charlie Hebdo
; (real name Jean Cabut) 76, the lead cartoonist for Charlie Hebdo
; 80, an artist who had been drawing cartoons since the 1960s
; (real name Bernard Verlhac) 57, a member of Cartoonists for Peace
; (known as â€śUncle Bernardâ€ť) 68, an economist and columnist for the magazine
; (real name Philippe HonorĂ©) 73, the artist who drew the last cartoon tweeted by the weekly publication
; a former journalist who was visiting the Charlie Hebdo offices
; a copy-editor for Charlie Hebdo
; a columnist and analyst for Charlie Hebdo
; a building maintenance worker
; 49, a policeman appointed to head security for Charb
t; 42, a police officer and member of the 11th arrondissement brigade
Friday 02 January 2015 at 11:29 pm
The TV world lost a one of its most beloved characters today. Images of Elly May in a bikini by the "cee-ment pond" were forever emblazoned in the minds of many of a 60's teenage boy.
However, us teenage boys never got to know the real Donna Douglas, because TV never showed just how glamorous this lady really was! Donna Douglas was truly the embodiment of Ellie May. She was always described as sweet, personable, & quite religious through out her life. Despite being on her "death bed", she was still thinking of her life long friends, because she just HAD to send a message to her pal Jethro (Max Bauer), "tell Maxie that I thought I was going to get better."
Hubba, hubba, baby. RIP.
Wednesday 31 December 2014 at 12:20 am
Count your blessings from this year, party heartily, dance all night, enjoy dinner & cocktails your closest friends, but DRIVE SOBER or get a D.D.!
Don't let sh*t get out of hand after midnight.... that's for amateurs.
Wednesday 24 December 2014 at 4:17 pm
3 cheers for our hero, Grumpy Cat!
Thursday 27 November 2014 at 1:16 pm
Be sure to give thanks for ALL the good things that have happen to you this year!
Wednesday 12 November 2014 at 12:29 am
Once again, the pleasant months of summer fun have come to an end. The afternoon chills of a changing season speak more of raking leaves & other household chores, than of cruising in our hot rods.
Soon, the brilliant autumn colors will give way to the stark grays of winter & the impending snowflakes that will follow...
I agree with Scotty, this SUCKS!