Tribute to the music of the ’50s and ’60s and the music videos of the ’80s calls out the narcissism of this generation:

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2016

http://athriftyhomemaker.blogspot.ca/2015/12/finnish-christmas.html

Merry Christmas!

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Brilliant.  Do the “Healthcare Mash”:

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Memorial Day

May 27, 2013

To mark Memorial Day, Mark Steyn reflects on the interesting history of the Civil War song “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”.  (Note that link will expire.)

And somehow this combination — an improvised camp-meeting chorus with an in-joke verse about a Boston Scotsman — became the most popular marching song of the Union forces, the one bellowed out as Sherman’s men marched through Georgia in 1864.

Wikipedia has the lyrics.

As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free,
While God is marching on.

This week’s work is the song “Brick” (1997), by Ben Folds Five.

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This week’s work is Will Vinton’s Claymation Christmas (IMDB, Wikipedia, Amazon).  Will Vinton (official site, current projects, IMDB) apparently invented the term “claymation”, created the California Raisins, and was a producer of the television series The PJs.

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