Thursday, July 03, 2008

Venangoland has been updated with a post about long-forgotten wearer of fashionable clothes, opponent of pesthouses and native of Venango County, Samuel J. Crumbine.

The Linesville Carp (which BTW would make a great minor league team name) are going on a diet. No more, "cupcakes, bagels, doughnuts, buns and other items. . . "

GeekDad releases a (Netflix-ready) list of
Classic Sci-Fi Summer films.

According to Media Matters, Fox News is getting even with its perceived enemy reporters by altering their pictures to make them look rather monstrous, then airing the results.

One Less Car covers The 2008 Cycle Messenger World Championships in Toronto, Canada (Adult Language Follows the Jump)

When I was an ungrad, my professors steered me towards grad school with the logic that there was going to be a mass retirement of boomer tenured profs and I would have my pick of jobs. Clearly, that did not happen. But the NYTimes says, now, a decade and a half later later, it's going to happen. For reals. I'll believe it when I see it.

Upcoming Shows of Interest:

Remora Deign plays Franklin's Barrow Civic Little Theatre (1223 Liberty St, Franklin, PA 16323) Saturday 7:30 pm. $5 at the door.

Nate Custer plays Seneca's Brother Bean Saturday from 7-9 pm. No cover.

Gypsy Dave and the Stumpjumpers play in Oil City's Justus Park at 6pm tonight. No cover. they play Foxburg's very lovely Lincoln Hall Saturday at 8pm. $15 cover at the door.

Free and Legal Downloads:

WFMU - Selected Sounds from the Free Music Archive vol. 1

Miranda Sound -Miranda Sound (technically, pay what you will)

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Live at Casino Ballroom on June 29, 2008

Minutemen Live at The Blue Note on May 12, 1984

North Mississippi Allstars Live at Recher Theatre on May 18, 2008

1 comment:

LazyTcrochet said...

I like it...the Linesville Carp. We just drove through there the other day.