Sunday, September 27, 2009


Don’t trust anyone you meet online.

Educate your child about Cthulhu today.

Today's word is Vacivity: noun, emptiness. The vacivity of Glenn Beck's skull is impression. Small children could crawl in and take a cozy nap in his head.

September 27, 1975 -
The documentary film by Albert and David Maysles, Grey Gardens, premiered in the New York Film Festival on this date.

You'll never think about that old lady apartment smell the same way after seeing this movie.

Today in History:
September 27, 1951 -
Marvin Lee Aday, singer songwriter was born on this date.

Today is the 104 year anniversary of the publication of Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", introducing the equation E=MC2.

Before this E equaled just about anything you wanted it to equal. Just think what the atomic bomb would have been like if E = banana peels or dog turds.

September 27, 1854 -
The wooden steamship Arctic sinks in foggy weather after colliding with the iron bow of the Vesta. When Captain Luce orders women and children into the lifeboats, the crewmen rebel and take the boats for themselves.

Of 435 on board, only 85 survive -- and none of them women or children. It is the first major ocean liner disaster in the Atlantic. The "Artic" disaster shattered high Victorian notions of how men were supposed to respond under duress.

September 27, 1972 -
Gwyneth Paltrow, actress and enema enthusiast was born on this date.


September 27, 1954 -
The nationwide debut of Tonight! (The Tonight Show) hosted by Steve Allen on NBC.

Bedtime was never the same.

September 27, 1959 -
Typhoon Vera, otherwise known as the Isewan Typhoon, kills 4,464 people on the Japanese island of Honshu and injures 40,000 more. 1.5 million are made homeless.

September 27, 1964 -

The Warren Commission issued its final report,

concluding that president Kennedy had been assassinated and was probably dead.

And so it goes.

1 comment:

zoe said...

excellent use of the word vacivity. :D
btw, all the victorian women, i think, already knew that about victorian men. haha.