April 30, 2013
March 16, 2013
chop it up and share an invisible cigarette or two.
We’re proud to have wrangled Ricky into doing something for us on the regular, and what follows is his first column for us, Leave The Guns, Keep The Cannolis.
Take it away Ricky…
Hi there. It’s good to have a regular gig again—it’s only been 20 years. It’s a privilege to show my pictures on an official website. Somebody appreciates me. Thank goodness. So…let’s hope this is the beginning of an ongoing discreet encounter.
For anyone who asks, “are you shooting?” Yes, dum-dum. The following is a case in point:
More from FRANK:
February 27, 2013
In 1937, an underground explosion caused a manhole cover to fly into the air, crash through a skylight at 2418 Milwaukee (at Fullerton) and kill an elevator operator at the bottom of the shaft.
The building still stands.
February 19, 2013
January 2, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) _ Saddam Hussein is the leading scoundrel among the American video game set.
The Iraqi president finished ahead of drugs and drug dealers as nominees for dumb or outrageous behavior in a survey of 3,000 readers of VideoGames & Computer Entertainment magazine.
More than 1,500 kids nominated Saddam as the leading personality for the 1990 Bonk Award. Drugs and drug dealers were cited by 1,000 respondents and alcohol and smoking each got 500 votes as things that deserved to be ”bonked.”
”The process of ‘bonking’ Saddam Hussein is therapeutic for children. It changes fear into anger, which gives them much more control,” said Dr. Robert Butterworth, a child psychologist with Contemporary Psychology Associates in Los Angeles.
The award is named after the hero in ”Bonk’s Adventure,” a video game on NEC’s TurboGrafx-16 system. Bonk is a caveman who literally uses his head to defeat his enemies and smash through obstacles.
NEC sponsored a write-in survey in the September issue of VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, which has a mostly teenage readership. The contest was conceived and booked in June, long before Iraq’s Aug. 2 invasion of Kuwait.
Kids were allowed to list one person and one thing on their responses. Other personalities cited were Libyan leader Moammar Qadhafi, Donald Trump, Pete Rose, Roseanne Barr, Andrew Dice Clay and Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Other things that kids thought should be ”bonked” included Exxon Corp., gangs and acne.
December 21, 2012
Horse gas masks were first used during World War I to protect horses from harmful chemical agents. Horses were the primary mode of transporting men and material to war zones and needed protection from irritating chemicals like chlorine and phosgene, used during that time. Like most horse respirators, this mask was probably used in conjunction with a gas proof cape and leggings. The full head example is most likely post WWII and used for protecting horses against biological and chemical warfare. I’m not sure of this masks original origin. It’s full size and comes mounted on a modern horse head tack mannequin.
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