steri stumpie

steri-stumpie

steri-stumpie

first steri stumpie billboard ever, how classic! for those non-afrikaans speakers, the headline reads “we flavour milk”. simple, to the point – i like that. i would have loved to drink my steri stumpies from glass bottles, too – industry people take note. strawberry geur for me, please.

choppers

deep throat

deep throat choppers

i’m been watching too much orange country choppers on discovery,  but bikers usually have pretty good beards – which i appreciate.

woodstock 1969

woodstock

40 years ago this weekend: love, peace, music, mud & tons of drugs. the photos, stories, videos etc make me nostalgic for something i could never have experienced myself (make sense?). i would have enjoyed seeing creedence clearwater revival, the who & other greats.  anyway, love me some hippies.  photos: life mag

now & then

looking-into-the-past-02

i LOVE now & thens! when i first saw Jason Powell’s “looking into the past” flickr set, i thought to myself, ” if i had a blog, that would go on it “. well, i do now (serious). there’s also a group pool with some pretty groovy submissions from other flickr members.

what, me worry?

alfred e. neuman

alfred e. neuman

alfred e. neuman, before being picked up by MAD – some interesting history there.

“Nineteenth-century publications […] depicted the typical Irish immigrant as a bomb-throwing cretin barely distinguishable from the adult ape …. Versions of the face were used as medical pictures of people with deficiency diseases or hormone imbalances; the faces of patients with Williams syndrome have been compared to Neuman … Neuman’s image was also used negatively, as a “supporter” of rival political candidates, with the idea that only an idiot would vote for them