Monday, May 14, 2018

Miss Cellania's Links

Married to the Mob. Bill Maher connects all the dots.

My Dad Painted the Cover for Aqualung, and It’s Haunted Him Ever Since. Burton Silverman is constantly reminded that he doesn't control his most famous work.

Your Saddest Desperation Cocktails, Ranked. In college, mixing a drink was a matter of inventiveness. (via Metafilter)

19 Heartwarming Stories That Will Make You Want To Start A Garden. Nurturing growing plants is a way to restore one's soul.

5 Translation Fails That Led To Comedy And Madness

It's Harder To Pay Off Foreign Governments Than The US One.

Americans Spend More Time Alone Than Ever—But That Doesn’t Mean We’re Lonely. Many of us enjoy solitude.

Meet America's 'Sleeping Prophet.' Edgar Cayce predicted the stock market crash, World War II, and his own death.

The Ancient Lost City of Mardaman has Been Uncovered in Iraq. Archaeologists dug up 92 cuneiform tablets that hold the city's administrative records.

The public case against Trump.  


The Nag said...

I don't always like Bill Maher but "Married To The Mob" is right on.

Miss Cellania said...

Yeah, I believe this is the first time I've found him work linking.

xoxoxoBruce said...

I agree, Maher is a pompous ass, but he scored a bulls-eye with this one.

If the painting on the cover of Aqualung was copied as a print instead of being on Tull's album, would it have sold seven million copies. No, it's famous because it's on Tull's album, not because it's a great painting.