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    • August 22, 2013 12:06 PM CDT
    • What? There are countries where people don't have student loan debt figure higher than they will ever make in one salary year?

    • August 22, 2013 10:45 AM CDT
    • OK, for some reason we can't seem to get that photo slideshow for his first car to work on here. So you'll have to go to this link to view it:

       

      http://www.boldride.com/ride/1973/honda-600-coupe-ed-roth

       

      But it's worth it! :)

    • August 21, 2013 9:23 PM CDT
    • I pretty much love everything about this crazy dude and all his wacked out cars, artwork, models, and pinstriping. But I had no idea the dude used to drive Hondas! This gives me hope as a driver of a bright red 1999 Honda CR-V myself (in fact, I'm considering a set of moon discs for the wheels right now). But I digress...

       

      First, I happened upon his '73 N600 Coupe, which he obviously used to promote his pinstriping/customization business and is now on display at the Galpin Auto Sports “Ed Roth” collection alongside the Orbitron and more in Southern California:

       

       

      Then, I came across a newer (first generation) Honda CVCC Civic that was listed on eBay several years back (I think it's a '76) and is on display in the same museum:

    • August 21, 2013 3:06 PM CDT
    • It feels kinda phony and pretentious but I'm guilty as charged. Maybe I will hate it when "vintage + photos" simulates the 90s. 

       

      This sort of happens everywhere though. New clothes that are made to look distressed. Lo-fi music. Designs that are supposed to be retro. 

       

      THANKS OBAMA. 

    • August 21, 2013 9:32 AM CDT
    • Is there an app for making your digital photos look like they were taken in the future? If so, I want it.

       

      I don't know about anyone else, but I'm kinda getting bored with this recent craze of making your photos look like they were taken in 1974.

    • August 20, 2013 6:06 PM CDT
    • Oh, lazy me, should have looked further down. thanks!

    • August 20, 2013 4:52 PM CDT
    • Oh, man... they're selling it? Damn!

       

      Always loved the old Dodge A-100s.

       

      Oh, and car posts and other non-music stuff should go in The Lounge, way down at the bottom of the Forums list. Thanks!

    • August 20, 2013 4:29 PM CDT
    • My kid has been looking for a car and stumbled upon this on the Orange County, California Craigslist. So if you missed out on buying the Mummie's ambulance, here's your consolation prize.

      (Moderators, sorry if this is misplaced, but the Automotive Forum hasn't migrated over yet)

       

       

      http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/3942776365.html

    • August 20, 2013 2:24 PM CDT
    • Anyone wanna try this and report back how well it worked?

       

      Originally posted here.

       

      Glassware can get pretty expensive especially if you’re in college and always getting sh*t faced and breaking your glasses. Start just using your empty beer bottles and turning them into your new glasses.  Look dope, easy to make and cheap! Follow these 5 easy steps.

       

      Step 1 – Grab a beer bottle preferably with thick glass such as corona bottles.  Tie a string just above the label on the empty bottle.
       
      Step 1 – Grab a beer bottle preferably with thick glass such as corona bottles. Tie a string just above the label on the empty bottle.
      Step 2 – Keep the string tied and soak it in lighter fluid.
       
      Step 2 – Keep the string tied and soak it in lighter fluid.
      Step 3 – Put the string back on the bottle and hold it horizontally.  Light the sting rotating the bottle so the flame spreads.  You should hear the bottle crack slightly in about 10 seconds.
       
      Step 3 – Put the string back on the bottle and hold it horizontally. Light the sting rotating the bottle so the flame spreads. You should hear the bottle crack slightly in about 10 seconds.
      Step 4 – After you hear the crack, pour cold water on the string and the top of the bottle will fall off.
       
      Step 4 – After you hear the crack, pour cold water on the string and the top of the bottle will fall off.
      Step 5 – Now grab sandpaper and sand the edges of the bottle till it is smooth.
       
      Step 5 – Now grab sandpaper and sand the edges of the bottle till it is smooth.
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      Some interesting comments on that article. Read them. Here's one:
       
      This is a fun idea for crafts and "party tricks", but not for something you are going to put to your lips like drinkware. Due to the way you "stress " the glass apart, small chips can pop from the lip long after you are done making them- cracks too :( Use a bottle cutter, or a tile saw instead:) Want to see what else is possible w/ recycled bottles? Go to http://antiquitaglass.com/

      Someone else recommended NOT putting these in the dishwasher for the same reason (micro cracks along the edge of the glass).

      Anyway, I haven't tried this, so be careful out there! Maybe we'll see this on Mythbusters sometime soon.

    • August 20, 2013 11:12 AM CDT
    • Dammit. Some of the pics in this thread got lost on the import from Ning to SocialEngine. Sorry about that, guys. Feel free to post them again, though. Lovin' these! :)

    • August 19, 2013 2:29 PM CDT
    • There's some really shitty articles on Cracked, and sometimes really great.  Today there was a terrific one and this thread reminded me of it: http://www.cracked.com/blog/7-reasons-news-looks-worse-than-it-really-is/

       

      When it comes to politics, religion and conspiracy theories, trying to convince somebody why they're wrong never works. It doesn't matter how wrong they are...THEY think they're right, and they'll also think that you're an asshole...which means your correct points will never get through to them. You're better off just posting what you'd like to say and  never returning to the thread,  hoping that at least one person gets something out of it...because reading peoples replies will just be infuriating and ruin your day. It's the exact reason why I hid 85% of my facebook friends from the newsfeed section. I was so sick and tired of reading peoples stupid political opinions...I had to just eliminate them completely from my view.

    • August 15, 2013 4:55 PM CDT
    • ......Lewis , of course , DID prove himself as a serious actor in "King of Comedy".

      "There are only TWO Kings of Comedy. Redd Foxx and me." Rudy Ray Moore.

      "Lenny Bruce , Jackie Mason , Jack Benny , Phil Silvers, Joe E.Ross .....and Jerry Lewis , not so much." me.

    • August 12, 2013 11:31 PM CDT
    • "The Day The Clown Cried" , the unreleased 1972 Jerry Lewis production , in which he playes a washed - up German or Polish (?) hasbeen circus clown in The 30's , who's overheard by a Member of the SS , drunkenly running down Hitler and his regime. He's arrested , thrown in a prison camp , and forced to entertain the children , in an effort to get their minds off their own impending doom.  Does'nt sound like a terrible epremise for a film , but , by all accounts (The pitiful few who've seen it), IT WAS.   Lewis said that he believed so strongly in the project , he went so far as to say it was the film we was born to make. A handful of critics saw the film , and all agreed it was tasteless , and that Lewis' ego kept it from showing any credibility , even if , possibly , he really believed he should shed aside his comic image (Itself bordering on washed up status , by then. I  guess I'm just being kind.) to do a serious picture to give the public an idea of what his people went through , what would have been only some 35 YEARS EARLIER. Even if the movie had to be about a clown. The clown in question is forced to lead the children into the ovens , then follow them to his own death. How many movies , up to that point , dealt with the Holocaust so directly? Even in such an unlikely manner?

      It just had to be Jerry Lewis who'd make that early attempt .

       

      About 8 minutes of production footage (From Flemish TV) just turned up on You Tube. It's largely of Lewis directing himself in his celebrated psuedo - Emmet Kelley Bum makeup. But , Lewis owns the only known existing copy of the entire film , and has sworn he will not let it be seen in , or after , his time. The dialogue from the documentary footage is in French , with German subtitles , but Jerry Lewis , of course , speaks in English (He mutters "Shit"at 6:00! ).Sorry I could'nt post it here , myself , but your brief search will pay off , particularly with a brief appearances by Serge Gainsbourgh and Jane Birkin , visitors to teh set. This , and another brief behind the scenes clip , just under one minute long , are all we're likely to ever see. 

    • August 12, 2013 8:07 PM CDT
    • Tersicore said:

      Oh, i didn´t know she died! Shot down by cancer, terrible!
      I think she was a beautiful lioness, and liked a lot her intriguing eyes with a slight squint.

      beside from the classical i still remember how i got impressed with Trilogy of Terror as a kid!.
      rest in peace, Karen.

       

      Well said . John. Thank you for the cool picture.

      Karen Black

       

    • August 12, 2013 8:06 PM CDT
    • Lutz Vipinderwoman said:

      THAT! is very weird, I just watched Trilogy of Terror last Saturday (Aug 3) and was intrigued by her, so I watched a ton of other Karen Black movies the rest of last week.  I got into a Karen Black kick actually. What a strange coincidence?!

       

      Strange , but sad. : ( 

       

    • August 12, 2013 2:17 PM CDT
    • Probably everyone's favorite of the Trilogy (my favorite anyway):

    • August 12, 2013 3:52 AM CDT
    • Oh, i didn´t know she died! Shot down by cancer, terrible!
      I think she was a beautiful lioness, and liked a lot her intriguing eyes with a slight squint.

      beside from the classical i still remember how i got impressed with Trilogy of Terror as a kid!.
      rest in peace, Karen.

      Karen Black

    • August 12, 2013 3:05 AM CDT
    • THAT! is very weird, I just watched Trilogy of Terror last Saturday (Aug 3) and was intrigued by her, so I watched a ton of other Karen Black movies the rest of last week.  I got into a Karen Black kick actually. What a strange coincidence?!

    • August 11, 2013 6:39 PM CDT
    • OK , maybe you all knew this , but , I had'nt heard much about it , myself.

      Karen Black , who starred or co - starred in everything from Cult Classics , "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider" , Mainstream hits like"The Great Gatsby",and Hitchcock's swansong , "Family Plot" to 70's Horror like the reviled "Burnt Offerings" and the celebrated "Trilogy of Terror" , not to mention countless , largely forgotten , B-pictures , passed away after a brutal bout with Cancer , for which her Husband tried to raise funds online to cover her medical expenses.  Black never became the big star her fans thought she should have been , but her detractors were rarely satisfied , either. Unconventionally pretty , perhaps she was'nt regarded as the Hollywood ideal of a modern sex symbol (An extremely silly notion). A band was even named after her , The Voluptous Horror of Karen Black , best known for full frontal nudity on stage (And,, um , no, I never saw them.).

    • August 11, 2013 4:09 PM CDT
    • VERY SAD . IT'S THE END OF AN ERA , THOUGH KITTEN'S STILL WITH US. I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO HAVE MET RUSS MEYER AND TURA SATANA , AND THEY REALLY WERE LARGER THAN LIFE PERSONALITIES. HAJI SEEMED TO BE MORE LOW KEY , THOUGH CERTAINLY NOT BECAUSE SHE HAD'NT RETAINED HER EXOTIC BEAUTY. SHE HAD.  SHE WAS ALSO A GREAT SUPPORTER OF  RIGHTS FOR DOGS , DOMESTICATED AND IN SEARCH OF HOMES. AND , LIKE PAM GRIER , HER APPEARANCE IN "BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS "WAS CRIMINALLY BRIEF. STILL , IT TURNS OUT , SHE APPEARED IN MORE OF MEYER'S FILMS THAN ANY OF HIS CELEBRATED STARLETS.

    • August 10, 2013 5:32 PM CDT
    • And then there were none....

    • August 10, 2013 3:58 PM CDT
    • Damn...

      http://blogs.laweekly.com/arts/2013/08/haji_russ_meyer_faster_pussyca.php

       

      RIP Haji

    • July 11, 2013 10:54 AM CDT
    • Thanx!

    • July 11, 2013 8:51 AM CDT
    • GO Here:

      Guitar Wolf's SPACESHIP GUITAR ---> whenever it lands in your orbit, the vending machine at dock #W-ZERO should have some, right next to the JET BEER dump. *Manufactured on the planet of the Wolves, by Gakulan laserEYE Co. Heat resistant up to 5.000.000 degrees, outgoing and incoming.

      Seriously though, no idea. Could be any biker thing. They must be still in production, as I can't see them being the same ones from 20 years ago, with all that wild moving and grooving' goin on. The jackets are Schott 613's though. There's even a special "GW" model.