Monday 04/27/2009

Art Links For 04/27/2009

Max Klinger
There are 13 pages of Symbolist artist Max Klinger's wonderful prints at the History of Art. Great stuff!  I love the Symbolists!!!


Ante la reina
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The Lost One – A Life of Peter Lorre
There are some excellent scanned images of Peter Lorre posters, lobby cards and photographs at this site.  The movie M by Fritz Lang is a must see for classic film and Peter Lorre fans.

Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment (1935)

M (1931)
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Yuko Shimizu
I blogged Yuko's work three years ago, and it's good to see that she is still creating top notch artwork.  The images below are from CD covers Yuko created for Word Magazine.

Word Magazine CD Cover Art 12/2008

Word Magazine CD Cover Art 2/2009
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Claudia Kleefeld
I love this painting.

Leaf Dance (1994-95)
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Chronicling America - The Library of Congress Via Scout
View Historic America Newspapers from 1880 to 1910.

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Video Links For 04/27/2009

The La's - There She goes [Lyrics]

The La's
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Joy Division - Shadowplay [Lyrics]

Joy Division
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Bat For Lashes - What's a Girl To Do [Lyrics]

Bat For Lashes
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The Kooks - Always Where I Need To Be [Lyrics]

The Kooks
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Sugarcult - Pretty Girl (The Way) [Lyrics]

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The Format - She Doesn't Get It [Lyrics]

The Format
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Paranmaum - Linda Linda (Live)

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Flight of the Conchords - She's So Hot - Boom [Lyrics]
Here's a live version.

Flight of the Conchords
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Monday 04/20/2009

Art Links For 04/20/2009

Isoda Koryusai

Sekidera, from the series Seven Komachi in
Modern Guise (Yatsushi Nana Komachi 1773-75)
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Franz Schier (1852-1922) - Japanerin

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tee hee hee party
Unfortunately, this sounds like it could be my brand of tea. ;)  Actually, I just drink green tea. Here's another add from the same company.  As near as I can tell, the company or brand name is still in business?

Horniman's Tea
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Edward Cucuel (1875-1954)

Woman Reclining By a Lake
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Book Covers Via Coisas do arco da velha

Naked Lunch (1968)

Bonus Picture Also From Coisas do arco da velha
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Vintage House and Garden Cover

House & Garden
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NYC Lincoln Memorial Diary

Op-Archive: Lincoln Memorial Diary
This is a fascinating piece of history, which was documented by this nameless reporter. He recorded in his diary the makeshift signs posted by mourners in the shop windows of New York City after the tragic assassination of our greatest president - Abraham Lincoln.

Corner of Fullerton And Broadway
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Video Links For 04/20/2009

Duke Ellington - Take The "A" Train (Live) [Lyrics]
I was listening to Take The "A" Train by Clifford Brown and Max Roach in my car CD player and I wondered what versions of this classic song were available on YouTube.  I liked this one best by the great Duke Ellington.  I think this is Duke with his quartet, but I'm not sure.  I'm also not sure of the date of the recording.

Duke Ellington
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Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A Comin' (Acoustic) [Lyrics]
While searching for Train, I found this little acoustical gem by Mr. Hendrix.  I wish he would have recorded more non-electric blues numbers like this.

Jimi Hendrix
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Tom Waits - Downtown Train - 1985 [Lyrics]
I think Tom Waits is one of the best lyricists in the history of American music.  The man is great poet in his own right.

Tom Waits
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The Clash - Train In Vain (Live) [Lyrics]
I always liked the Clash, and this is one of my favorite songs by them.

The Clash
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Norah Jones - Don't Know Why (Live) [Lyrics]
She's wonderful, isn't she?

Norah Jones
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AKFG - Blue Train [Lyrics]
I had never heard of these guys before, but they are damn good.

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South Park Uncut - Song - Blame Canada [Lyrics]
Too funny.

South Park
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The Colbert Report Full Episode - Thursday Apr 16 2009
If there is any justice in this world, I think Stephen Colbert deserves an Emmy for this sketch below lampooning the absurd anti-gay marriage commercial "Gathering Storm".

Stephen Colbert
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Monday 04/13/2009

Video Links For 04/13/2009

XTC -  Making Plans for Nigel [Lyrics]
this is a classic tune from a great band!

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Sade - Kiss of Life (Live) [Lyrics]
I'm still in love with Sade!

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Andy McKee -  Drifting
This dude can play.

Andy McKee
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Alizee - La Isla Bonita [Lyrics]
The beautiful Alizee covers Madonna.

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Blonde Redhead - 23 [Lyrics]
I like this song.

Blonde Redhead
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The Bastard Fairies - We're All Going To Hell [Lyrics]
The truth is from someone else's perspective we will all be going to hell. Of course, as George Harrison said: "Heaven and Hell is right now.". 

The Bastard Fairies
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Zap Mama - Brrrlak
I like these women.

Zap Mama
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Neil Innes - How Sweet to be an Idiot [Lyrics]
I dedicate this song to Sarah Palin and all of her teabagging chums.

Neil Innes
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Halcali - It's Party Time!
It is in the parallel universe of Toyko.

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Monday 04/06/2009

Jan Toorop

Jan Toorop - Wikimedia - Art Magic
Jon Toorop was the son Javanese father and British mother, who ended up in the Netherlands. His symbolist technique was based on Javanese motifs, and after that he turned to Art nouveau styles.

O Grave where is thy Victory (1892)
Click the image to see a Huge copy from the
Rijks Museum

The Three Brides (1893)

'Delftsche Slaolie' (Delft Salad Oil 1894)
Click the image to see a Huge copy from the
Rijks Museum

Marie, Lies and Nellie Volker van Waverveen (1901)

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Video Links For 04/06/2009

Squirrel Nut Zippers - Ghost of Stephen Foster [Lyrics]
This a great vintage style animation and song by SNZ, which was nominated for an Annie Award back in 2000.

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Alizee - J'en Ai Marre [English Lyrics]
I blogged this video by the beautiful and sexy Alizee pre-YouTube, but this is much higher quality version, and besides, I never get tired of looking at this beauty. Here is Alizee singing the English version of the song - I am fed up.


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Laura Marling - Ghosts [Lyrics]
This is another nicely animated video, and it's a decent tune too.

Laura Marling
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Corinne Bailey Rae - Like A Star [Lyrics]
She's amazing.


Corinne Bailey Rae
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Genki Rockets - Heavenly Star 元気ロケッツ [Lyrics]
Here's another interesting animation by the anonymous Japanese group - Genki Rockets.  The figure of girl singing is the fictional 18 year-old girl Lumi.

Genki Rockets
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SHE - Super Star [Lyrics]
S.H.E is a Mandopop Taiwanese girl group.

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Rush Limbaugh Leaves New York
Jon Stewart wishes Pigboy a fitting and fondest of farewells from New York City.

John Stewart
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New Rules - 04/03/2009
Season finale.

Bill Maher
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A Very Sexy Cleopatra

Three Beauties (1793)

Three Gold Fish (2003)

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Spring by Kawase Hasui (1925)

Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)


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