Archive for May, 2010
I now know what it is like to glimpse the alternate dimensions of our universe.4 comments
Some aimless wandering brought me to this transcription of newspaper articles from issues of the long-defunct Brooklyn Daily Standard Union. They all date from the summer of 1887 and are part of a larger transcription project; which I have yet to explore because I’ve been engrossed in reading samples like this:
Sixteen year old Maggie GORMAN has been missing from her grandparents’ house in Clay street, since Monday of last week. Her grandfather believes she has been abducted by a certain woman of bad repute.
I’m fascinated by the 123-year-old dramas summed up so pithily by this paper. Robbery, abandonment, mysterious disappearances, insanity, calamitous fires, women of ill repute, drunken brawling… all manner of human misbehavior and misery…4 comments
I have the faintest recollection of this show — mostly of that cookoo kinevil coming out of the clock. No need to watch the full clip, btw, unless you are feeling sadomasochistic.10 comments