Tuesday, April 10, 2012
New on the Frontiers of Anthropology:
New on Benny's Blog:
The Unpublished Bibliography of Thelma Todd:
On this day in 1979 insane Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was deposed. As well as being a paranoid mass murderer of his own people Amin had a few 'issues' as evidenced by his self-bestowed full title: His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular and uncrowned king of Scotland.
And now the news:
New agreement protects 80,000 acres of Guatemala f...
Pet Alligator Seized From Home With Infant, Dog In...
Incisive Research Links Teeth With Diet
Leucistic Common Reedbuck in South Africa's Isiman...
Long-Term Studies Detect Effects of Disappearing S...
Police broke into car to save toy dog
World's first stairlift for overweight dogs
Bird hunting threatens ecological balance
Vulture ‘restaurants’ draw rare bird back
The Acid Test: Armor-Covered Plankton Adapt to War...
Amin was also an obsessive fan of Captain Beaky and his band :
Today is a bright and cheerful one on the Gonzo Blog. Not only have my two new Bengalese finches settled in to their new aviary, but we have a whole bucketload of interesting and edifying stories for you all:
First up: Gonzo have released another DVD in their Lost Broadcast series. This one features the legendary John Mayall, and so we not only bring you an exclusive slice of the action - Mayall and his chums playing "I'm gonna fight for you JB", but we asked our mentor in all things blueslike, Michael Des Barres to share his memories of Mayall back in the day:
Mimi Page has some great news:
A link to an insightful review of the Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman live album:
A couple of links to European reviews of the Wally album (one with a delightful turn of phrase):
There is only one problem. Guess what date Taylor-Rose Junior is set to come into the world? Yup. The Weird Weekend. wE WILL BRING YOU UPDATES AS WE GET THEM.