Nota Bene #115: RIP No. 32

“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links! … “He predicts that the country’s property market is teetering on the edge of a ‘collapse‘” … “It was really the high point of the opening of the Iron Curtain” … “We are all proud that Yagan will be buried with dignity” … “Our aim is to bring to bear the full power of modern machine learning and statistics to this problem” … “We know that the police killed an innocent man, with no history of or disposition towards violence” … “I just hope we’re not the last” … “It’s a matter of decorum” … “Most have never been on public display” … “If I lose, I will walk through Caesars Palace in a pink bikini” … “Those subtle features are what’s got cosmologists salivating” … “If there’s a small bit of solace to be found, it’s knowing there’s a photo out there that reflects the way it really is” … “There is a certain raw truth in that image that blasts all pretense away” … Soul Patrol“The military needs to wake up” … “The method’s ability to detect small perturbing planets could help astronomers locate more of these Earth-like exoplanets in the future” … “Nobody needed the sounds of the sixties anymore” … “Notice how Hillary’s shoulder aligns with the soldier’s gun” … “There’s glory in that” … “I practically ate, slept and drank the Comets” … “She was a good dog” … “Please please please can I join your club?” … “A boat and debris float in a thick oil slick” … “Researchers from around the world are celebrating what they’re calling a new dawn for spaceflight” … “They just wanted to take me in and make me disappear” … “This will be the first offspring for both musicians” … “It had a very sweet taste, you could taste oak and it had a very strong tobacco smell” … “The buckyball has existed since time immemorial” … “There’s nothing wrong with the game of baseball” … “They were so well received that the images were printed full-page” … “I gave up the idea of being the world’s greatest guitar player” … “Somos seres humanos, no somos objectos de discusión” … “I want to go all around the world, but if this is the way it has to be, then so be it” … “This, to me, is the greatest power of science” … “We were excited for the opportunity to work with a very funny guy” … “The rumors of Al Davis’ demise have been greatly exaggerated” … “What does a guy named Carl in Scranton, PA think?” … “We punch back” … “We should always bear in mind the first use to which this power was put” … “The corporatization of American culture, it’s in such an advanced stage, it’s really a sick culture” … “He was a commanding presence“/”We played the game back then like it should be played“/”When I was a kid, I wanted to be Jack Tatum” … This issue’s quote was from Bill Hicks … And finally, “He was among the most brilliant and original cartoonists who ever lived.” ∞

2 comments on “Nota Bene #115: RIP No. 32

  1. Loved the piece on the Mellotron, Mike – as well as the piece in Jack Tatum. Hell, just a load of great stuff here. Thanks.

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