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Perhaps now we are seeing why ROTTEN TOMATOES didn't release JUSTICE LEAGUE ratings until opening day: The numbers are weak. Scoring below 40%..

4058 THEATERS STRONG FOR 'JUSTICE LEAGUE' OPENING

Saturday, November 30, 2013

The death of a region.. a local note of demolition


For anyone not from the coal region of Pennsylvania, the notion that a hospital being auctioned off and an old-school being knockdown may not mean much..
But it meant a lot for me yesterday.

It just so happened that Black Friday this year was filled with the voyage back in time, to the deepest and darkest pits of my memory.
I was born in the Ashland Regional Medical Center in September 1980. Today, that building, most recently known as St. Catherine’s Medical Center, was auctioned off and all of the possessions within it were liquidated— bankruptcy occurred last year that caused the closure of St. Catherine’s and the unemployment of almost 200 workers
Then came the other vision, I knew that Immaculate Heart Elementary School in Girardville PA would be knocked down but was still shocked to see have you equipment demolishing the school today as I drove by. I went to that school starting  in the sixth grade, in those mid-1990s when everything seemed great.
So much of my memories are now gone.
The town I was born in, Centralia, is empty. Every school prior to the university I attended are all closed. The hospital I was born in.. gone.
It would be selfish to make this situation about myself, there were many people born in the hospital over the past 100 years and with its rich history, many people died there to. And as for the school, there are thousands of people who have memories of that building, the one ripped down today.
There seems to be a deeper meaning to these two these events taking place on Black Friday, while everyone was out shopping until they were dropping, old memories, and laughter and sadness, were wiped clean.
It is also a signal sign that the once great cold region of eastern Pennsylvania is releasing a deep sigh of death. You cannot drive through the towns of Schuylkill County and escape it. There is no growth, there is no exceptionalism, and there is only a melancholy sadness for the past and constant attempt to keep a spirit of something from the late 1930s alive—a time when the area boomed with wealth and culture. There are few signs of those times now.. 
That of course does not mean there is not hope, nor does not mean that changes will not come to benefit the area eventually. But right now on this day, this year, buildings are dilapidated, structures are unsound, and beacons of things that once were are being demolished or sold off to the lowest bidder.
And yes, childhood memories from birth through Catholic grade school are being quickly extinguished because of either profiteering hospital owners or legal liabilities of the Catholic Church
There is no escaping that truth, no matter what coal mine you try to use as shelter..

The death of a region.. a local note of demolition


For anyone not from the coal region of Pennsylvania, the notion that a hospital being auctioned off and an old-school being knockdown may not mean much..
But it meant a lot for me yesterday.

Friday, November 29, 2013

AND THEY'RE OFF! BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

Commercialism and material goods are flying off shelves. People may not need them, want them, or even understand them, but they're buying them up like there's no tomorrow.
It's a good reason to stay away from stores today.. Unless you like the thrill of the chase and the fight over the last remaining toaster on a store shelf..
Even though everything you thought you knew about Black Friday was wrong..


AP photo

Ivan Liu, 9, of Deptford, rides a shopping cart as his family shops at the Deptford Target.
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER













Some news from the shopping world. Keep your guard up everyone.

AND THEY'RE OFF! BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

Commercialism and material goods are flying off shelves. People may not need them, want them, or even understand them, but they're buying them up like there's no tomorrow.
It's a good reason to stay away from stores today.. Unless you like the thrill of the chase and the fight over the last remaining toaster on a store shelf..
Even though everything you thought you knew about Black Friday was wrong..

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The baffling comet Ison.

Where do we stand?
Depends on who you're asking..

This is where we are with Comet Ison tonight: We have never seen a comet behave like this »

It’s still possible that the initial reports of ISON’s demise were exaggerated. “It is now clear that Comet ISON either survived or did not survive, or… maybe both,” Bruce Betts, director of projects for the Planetary Society, said in a Twitter update. “Hope that clarifies things.”
What we know: Not much yet.
We can guess, and some shots would appear that ISON is alive and well..or at least half alive and still moving.
Earlier today everyone, including NASA, pronounced this potentially historic comet dead.That does not seem to be the case as more analysis is done. Joshua Filmer of the site FROM QUAKES TO QUASARS wrote this tonight:
As I stated before, as the comet approached the Sun, something happened and ISON started to smear. It looked like the comet fizzed out before it even got started. Even if ISON disintegrated, scientists were suppose to see debris left over (which would be better for professional study, though not so good for amateur astronomy), but everything, the comet, the tail, everything, just vanished. Dean Pesnell, a project scientist with SDO summarized it most eloquently by saying “I’d like to know what happened to our half a mile of material that was going around the sun. Now’ it’s broken up and I didn’t see anything.”
Currently, material has reemerged from the other side of the Sun’s Corona. This is either a continuation of the tail that ISON left behind, or the comet itself. Current speculation is the dust that we see is simply dust, orbiting exactly as it should. The nucleus is probably lost.
It is pretty fascinating stuff—especially amazing to see so much disagreement still on what we are seeing having emerged from ISON’s encounter with the sun..
Hopefully definite answers are forthcoming..
Eyes on the sky. We may see a century event after all..

Comet ISON

The baffling comet Ison.

Where do we stand?
Depends on who you're asking..

Celestial mystery

Did comet Ison survive the battle with the sun. Conflicting information exists.. Developing.



Celestial mystery

Did comet Ison survive the battle with the sun. Conflicting information exists.. Developing.



IT'S ON!

VIA soupsoup:  Balloons at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade are cleared for takeoff The 87th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was feared to have to ground it’s balloons due to high winds. Macy’s made the final determination to let the balloons fly early Thursday morning before the event.  IT’S ON! THANKSGIVING 2013, WITH BALLOONS FILLING THE STREETS Charlie Brown is my favorite
VIA soupsoup:

The 87th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was feared to have to ground it’s balloons due to high winds. Macy’s made the final determination to let the balloons fly early Thursday morning before the event.

IT’S ON!
THANKSGIVING 2013, WITH BALLOONS FILLING THE STREETS
Charlie Brown is my favorite

IT'S ON!

VIA soupsoup:

Balloons at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade are cleared for takeoff
The 87th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was feared to have to ground it’s balloons due to high winds. Macy’s made the final determination to let the balloons fly early Thursday morning before the event.

IT’S ON!
THANKSGIVING 2013, WITH BALLOONS FILLING THE STREETS
Charlie Brown is my favorite
VIA soupsoup:
The National Thanksgiving Turkey, "Popcorn", is seen before being pardoned by U.S. President Obama on the North Portico of the White House in Washington
LET'S EAT!
GOBBLE GOBBLE

THANKSGIVING 2013

Enjoy, be safe.

The National Thanksgiving Turkey, "Popcorn", is seen before being pardoned by U.S. President Obama on the North Portico of the White House in Washington
LET'S EAT!
GOBBLE GOBBLE

THANKSGIVING 2013

Enjoy, be safe.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Party night. Ison bright.

The party night is here. Have a drink or two or three, and don’t drive. Unless you’re designated. In which case don’t drink. Common sense, people. Cranberry sauce is waiting.
The party night is here.
Have a drink or two or three, and don’t drive. Unless you’re designated. In which case don’t drink.
Common sense, people. Cranberry sauce is waiting.
And look up! You may spot a meteor.

Party night. Ison bright.

The party night is here.
Have a drink or two or three, and don’t drive. Unless you’re designated. In which case don’t drink.
Common sense, people. Cranberry sauce is waiting.
The party night is here.
Have a drink or two or three, and don’t drive. Unless you’re designated. In which case don’t drink.
Common sense, people. Cranberry sauce is waiting.
And look up! You may spot a meteor.

ISON THE BRIGHT!

This from CNN!
CNN: NASA’s Comet ISON Observing Campaign website says the comet is “brightening dramatically” ahead of its close encounter with the sun on Thursday.
The glare of the sun has blocked most ground-based observations for now, but NASA has a fleet of spacecraft watching as ISON plunges toward the sun. Two space telescopes recorded images of the comet after it started acting like it was falling apart. NASA’s STEREO satellite and later the ESA/NASA SOHO spacecraft both spotted ISON.
The images indicate that ISON is on course and “is seen to brighten … a reasonably bright tail might develop as the comet reappears,” said Padma Yanamandra-Fisher with observing campaign.

ISON THE BRIGHT!

This from CNN!
CNN: NASA’s Comet ISON Observing Campaign website says the comet is “brightening dramatically” ahead of its close encounter with the sun on Thursday.
The glare of the sun has blocked most ground-based observations for now, but NASA has a fleet of spacecraft watching as ISON plunges toward the sun. Two space telescopes recorded images of the comet after it started acting like it was falling apart. NASA’s STEREO satellite and later the ESA/NASA SOHO spacecraft both spotted ISON.
The images indicate that ISON is on course and “is seen to brighten … a reasonably bright tail might develop as the comet reappears,” said Padma Yanamandra-Fisher with observing campaign.

As you un-can your yams: The fire in the sky. And below.

Twas the night before Thanksgiving,
And all across Earth,
Eyes were staring at the heavens,
What's Ison worth?



It may be a big show. Or a big dud.
We will not really know until Comet Ison makes its way around the sun--if it makes it, we will have a wonderful light show and a potential 'Comet of the Century' until Christmas.

We reported last night that Ison was looking like it would die a slow and icy death. Today there are mixed signals  and a renewed chance that we will witness this potentially historic comet.

While you spice your turkey and un-can your yams, tonight may be a great night to tune into Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis. He's on right now live as I write this, affiliates can be found here. Among his topics will be Ison and, as he reported tonight, fireballs being seen across Greece--and also apparently San Diego.

As you un-can your yams: The fire in the sky. And below.

Twas the night before Thanksgiving,
And all across Earth,
Eyes were staring at the heavens,
What's Ison worth?


BY PLANE
BY TRAIN
BY AUTOMOBILE

AMERICA COMES HOME FOR THANKSGIVING 2013

BY PLANE
BY TRAIN
BY AUTOMOBILE

AMERICA COMES HOME FOR THANKSGIVING 2013

Hopefully this will not be your situation as you travel today.


May your holiday homecoming be safe and sound. And without a mess around.
Travel safe. And wise.

Hopefully this will not be your situation as you travel today.


May your holiday homecoming be safe and sound. And without a mess around.
Travel safe. And wise.

The Thanksgiving Eve news of the world

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27 2013

There are two places that will be busier than ever today: Roads, and bars. Highways are 'jammed with people and cars'.. People racing home to be with kith and kin. Sometimes grudgingly. Sometimes not. Later today, pubs and bars will open their doors to a night fill with happy go lucky home comers.. And that is the part that reminds me of this 2008 ONION article titled: 26-Year-Old To See Every Asshole He Ever Went To High School With On Night Before Thanksgiving . How true that is.

Now to the news of the day..



A fascinating story: Welcome to Cicada 3301, the internet mystery that has the world baffled..

Holiday hell: The 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its ugly sweaters and, for many retailers, even uglier discounts... A growing weak economy, no fashion trends, and no must haves.. it's a year of jitters and sputtering.. a holiday season without guidance, or fun. Instead people are just going to try to make it through December and be fine..


The Thanksgiving choice: Have dessert, or go shopping?


The UK GUARDIAN published a great story on he holiday shopping world we are about to enter.. The paper writes that Christmas is just an excuse to sell more useless crap. George Monbiot penned an article that would never have made it by editors in the United States starting with this sentence: "A global bullshit industry recruits the values with which we'd like the festival to be invested – to sell things no one wants"

With all the trouble in the world, we have neglected to use our collective short attention to China.. where now American bombers are flying through China's disputed air defense zone..
More on China: Strong Naval punch now on the high seas..

The situation in Iraq is getting bad, all over again. 13 bodies have been found in Baghdad and bombings have killed 33..


Speaking of world affairs: The media celebrated the peace king prize winning President Obama on his recent deal with Iran. John Kerry looked as though he didn't cut fingernails for weeks in Geneva. But now Iran says that the fact sheet released by the Obama Administration is misleading and false..


Spies worry over 'doomsday cache' stored by Edward Snowden.. According to the news article, British and US officials fear Snowden has a very highly classified heavily encrypted amount of material stored on a data cloud.. So of all the revelations, could anything else released shock people? It would appear with this fear, the answer is yes.

Mexico deports U.S.-born teenage hitman who beheaded for cartel


Dad says his 7-year-old was playing outside when he was struck by meteorites!

The kids aren't alright: UK report concludes: Young children 'are committing sex abuse on other children as part of gang violence' And by young children, it's kids as young as 12 committing crimes on kids younger..

Chemical spill causes hundreds to evacuate Ohio town..


This is going down a road that we may not want to.. Scientists are learning how to shape our memory by testing chemicals that can DELETE THEM! Some memories are bad, and some who have went through awful stuff, well, they just want to forget it. But when power as this rests in the hands of an elite few, to what end does that justify? Deleting memories, forever? Shaping the reality we have lived? I find this scientific endeavor to be dangerous..


The fall of Gaga: 81% down for ARTPOP


Would you eat this? Scientists creating cheese cultured from feet and armpit bacteria.

ANCHORMAN 2 gets early release..

Great article appearing on MOTHER JONES: Reality is scarier than horror movies..

10 essential Japanese horror movies..

When too much is too much: PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES. .. the trailer is released.

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY producer to bring a haunted house TV pilot to ABC..

The Thanksgiving Eve news of the world

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27 2013

There are two places that will be busier than ever today: Roads, and bars. Highways are 'jammed with people and cars'.. People racing home to be with kith and kin. Sometimes grudgingly. Sometimes not. Later today, pubs and bars will open their doors to a night fill with happy go lucky home comers.. And that is the part that reminds me of this 2008 ONION article titled: 26-Year-Old To See Every Asshole He Ever Went To High School With On Night Before Thanksgiving . How true that is.

Now to the news of the day..

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

New Madrid shaking? The booms may hold the answer

A YOUTUBE video has some interesting information concerning some old booms and history that may be repeating itself.
The user Cometison uploaded a video explaining that major loud booms, described then as canon fire, were heard two to three years prior to 1811-12 New Madrid earthquakes. The video goes on to explain more of the weird connections of events from then to now..
The video here:



The boom conundrum started about two years ago--major loud bangs have been heard throughout the United States for some time.
Linda Moulton Howe reported on the booms early--many YouTube videos were uploaded throughout the past 24 months..

There are other connections in the video to comets.. There was a great comet in 1811.
Comets in 2013 are present and ready to appear..

All information should be taken with a grain of salt--or a bag.
But it sure does sound freakishly like history may be happening all over again..

New Madrid shaking? The booms may hold the answer

A YOUTUBE video has some interesting information concerning some old booms and history that may be repeating itself.

A tale of two Isons

There is conflicting information circulating today regarding the Comet of the Century, Ison.


On one hand, an expert named Stephen Lowry was quoted in the IB TIMES today saying that Ison is breaking up and may not survive its trip around the sun.. Lowry is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent Canterbury.. He told the publication that he does not think the comet will survive, commenting, "New reports show rapid decrease in gas emissions from the comet and a rapid increase in dust. Now these are early reports so we could be wrong. But for me personally I don't think it's likely to survive."

And on the other hand...
A video update of Ison seems to paint a different picture..

Here it is for your enjoyment and knowledge:



And then there's this: A huge CME has just been fired by the sun at Ison..
Battle is on.

We will see what occurs with this comet in a matter of days.
Tonight, CNN is reporting that the comet may be falling apart as it nears the sun..

The moment of truth comes on Thanksgiving.

A tale of two Isons

There is conflicting information circulating today regarding the Comet of the Century, Ison.

Thanksgiving eve eve snow

It’s Mutley’s first snowstorm. My son loves looking at snow but doesn’t want much play in it. Ironically Mutley is the same .. He does, though , enjoy licking it off sidewalks. That is currently the one action that separates his enjoyment of snow from my son’s..
It’s Mutley’s first snowstorm.
My son loves looking at snow but doesn’t want much play in it. Ironically Mutley is the same .. He does, though , enjoy licking it off sidewalks. That is currently the one action that separates his enjoyment of snow from my son’s..

Thanksgiving eve eve snow

It’s Mutley’s first snowstorm.
My son loves looking at snow but doesn’t want much play in it. Ironically Mutley is the same .. He does, though , enjoy licking it off sidewalks. That is currently the one action that separates his enjoyment of snow from my son’s..
It’s Mutley’s first snowstorm.
My son loves looking at snow but doesn’t want much play in it. Ironically Mutley is the same .. He does, though , enjoy licking it off sidewalks. That is currently the one action that separates his enjoyment of snow from my son’s..

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza acted alone, had no clear motive, according to a new report »

I saw some anger about this report—some of the families of those slain by Lanza appeared to be hostile to this report. One analysis I read said that it’s a detailed report and really did not have to be. The report in essence was only to determine if any more suspects should be arrested. It could have been only one page long with one sentence on it, but instead the State’s Attorney’s report is more detailed.. 
The overall hint is that the gun violence and mental illness of Lanza became a deadly combination. 
The good part of this whole horrible event is that maybe something will finally take place to improve mental health in the United States. The WASHINGTON TIMES reports, 
Rep. Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania Republican, said last week he intends to introduce legislation next month “to fix the problems that have plagued the nation’s mental health system for decades.”
He said in 1955 there were 550,000 psychiatric beds and today there are fewer than 40,000, that the standard to make sure a mentally ill person gets treatment is unworkable, and that federal privacy laws make information-sharing in such cases difficult.
“We have to advance this so we have a key to unlock the door,” Mr. Murphy said. “I ask my colleagues to join me in working for these mental health reforms so that families can share the joy of recovery, instead of the sadness of loss.”
As far as Lanza and the lack of a motive: Would a motive have really made any more sense to this senseless evil? Would a reason to kill innocent beautiful children given any more help to those grieving, almost one year since the nightmare stole Christmas in 2012?
I say no.
I recall how sad those days were after this shooting.
And now a year later we are reminded of it all over again.
I don’t think a motive would have even made sense … Nothing can make sense of what Adam Lanza did that fateful December morning in 2012..

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza acted alone, had no clear motive, according to a new report »

A sinkhole to hell: Did the owner take his pond with him?

A massive sinkhole has developed in Bosnia, shocking those who see it, and pervading a seemingly peaceful countryside with a shocking image of how cruel the planet earth can be.

SANICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Just outside the rustic village, children fished in a tranquil pond bobbing with green algae and lined with willow trees, as cattle grazed nearby.
Now, Rezak Motanic gazes in disbelief down a gigantic moonlike crater where the pond used to be. It's like something from a science fiction movie: a sinkhole swallowed the water, the fish and even nearby trees. 
To the weary eyes strained on daily news, this should come as no shock. There seems to be an increased amount of sinkholes across the crust lately. Maybe we can chalk it up to increased attention, or ...just maybe there are more of them.
The prospects of having a pond filled with fish and life simply vanish before you eyes is unbelievable. 
And as these things go, the AP reports, townsfolk are coming up with paranormal ideas and dismissing scientific ones. The most interesting of thoughts: The owner of the pond just died--and took the pond with him.
While some may scoff at those with superstitious theories, think of this: The amount of hell on earth that Bosnia went through is inescapable. It's no shock that they believe that evil can be alive and well under their feet--paranormal is what they lived with for thirty years.
The AP story ended like this:
"Only days before Hasan passed away he said: 'I'll take everything with me when I die.' And that's what he did," Motanic said. "His daughter saw him walk on the lake the night he died." 
Husein Nanic said it could be a sign that the end is nigh: "All sort of miracles happen before the doomsday," he said. 
A little stroll through daily headlines may leave us all with the impression that the Mayan calender may have been off about twelve months.

A sinkhole to hell: Did the owner take his pond with him?

A massive sinkhole has developed in Bosnia, shocking those who see it, and pervading a seemingly peaceful countryside with a shocking image of how cruel the planet earth can be.
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 26 2013

Thanksgiving travel begins. Many people are battling snow, ice, and rain. Just like in the movie PLANES TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES, it may be a long ride back home for some. Take it slow.. you'll make it.

Meanwhile.. the news..



Volcanic rocks rain down on Sicily..(scary video included with the link)

Putin meets the Pope..

Video: The history of everything in two minutes..

Official report concludes that Adam Lanza had no known motive in Newtown massacre..

Mall santa charged with groping an elf..

The assassation of JFK upped heart attacks in Dallas TExas for years afterward..

So why did they try to remake CARRIE anyway?

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 26 2013

Thanksgiving travel begins. Many people are battling snow, ice, and rain. Just like in the movie PLANES TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES, it may be a long ride back home for some. Take it slow.. you'll make it.

Meanwhile.. the news..

Every time I laugh at the ‘prophecy of the popes’ this happens: Francis does something to remind me of it

The latest event to raise my conspiracy-tainted eyebrows: The Vatican has Peter the Roman on the display—the first pope—and it’s the first time. It’s happening under the watchful pontificate of Pope Francis. 

Reports indicate that the bones of the body supposedly of Peter. 
Does this pope knowingly make these allusions to St Peter just to  mess with people?

Every time I laugh at the ‘prophecy of the popes’ this happens: Francis does something to remind me of it

The latest event to raise my conspiracy-tainted eyebrows: The Vatican has Peter the Roman on the display—the first pope—and it’s the first time. It’s happening under the watchful pontificate of Pope Francis. 

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Grapes of wrath

Well, not the actual grape, but the life form that exists in the bag of them.
A few days ago, a friend showed me a video cell phone video from her daughter—it was a video of a spider crawling around in a bowel.  I was told: She went to a big grocery store and bought a bag of grapes. When she came home, she found a black widow lurking within her fruit.. When she returned the grapes, the store manager said that he heard other states had the same reports.
And now this..
There is a story online today about a woman who found a black widow spider in her grapes .. in Pennsylvania.  The story is NOT about my friend’s daughter—but the story if certainly similar.  
And her story is also the same as others from the nation, in which people in several states are reporting this sudden rash of venomous spiders..
I often wonder if stories like this are just another little urban legend, a blip on the rumor radar—intensified by the free wheeling internet. 
But I bring myself back to reality with this little fact: ANY black widow spider on grapes found could be potentially deadly.. 
Clean your grapes.
And watch for the spiders with hour glass red ..

Grapes of wrath

Well, not the actual grape, but the life form that exists in the bag of them.

A ghastly image of the Danish Royal family revealed. And it was not in insult.

Nothing creepy about this, now is there? You are looking at an image of the official portrait of the Danish Royal Family by Thomas Kluges. And it’s really, really weird. GAWKER has some observations on the matter.. GAWKER described the painting the best, and I will not even try to match it. Caity  Weaver wrote:  The painting depicts three generations of royals, all eerily aglow as if they have just feasted on a village of Thomas Kinkade’s flaming houses, dressed in various articles of clothing proportionate to their size. Its members engage in their various favorite pastimes: holding onto a baby’s leg; constructing a tower to heaven as an affront to God; using black magic to animate a toy horse, causing it to prance and lurch with queer, jerky motions. In the foreground, an 8-year-old bores into the souls of those Beyond The Fourth Wall. Behind the group: the ruins of the city they have destroyed.  The ghastly image is terrifying. Though the official description of the painting says the Royals are featured ‘their own universe’ in plain clothing, it looks more like the cover of a bad horror flick. The only thing missing on the girl in the left hand corner is blood dripping from her mouth. The boy directly in the middle appears to be a harbinger to an OMEN sequel, and faces on the grown men appear to be hiding a undesirable scowl of evil. It has been called terrifying.…horrifying..UPI says it will haunt your dreams. Can anyone really disagree with those hypotheses on the art? And here is a must read for a chuckle: Check out the comments section on official Kluge painting website. They are formulating a hypothesis that it appears the Danish royals are feasting on the blood of innocent peasants. 
Nothing creepy about this, now is there?
You are looking at an image of the official portrait of the Danish Royal Family by Thomas Kluges. And it’s really, really weird.

GAWKER described the painting the best, and I will not even try to match it. Caity  Weaver wrote:
The painting depicts three generations of royals, all eerily aglow as if they have just feasted on a village of Thomas Kinkade’s flaming houses, dressed in various articles of clothing proportionate to their size. Its members engage in their various favorite pastimes: holding onto a baby’s leg; constructing a tower to heaven as an affront to God; using black magic to animate a toy horse, causing it to prance and lurch with queer, jerky motions. In the foreground, an 8-year-old bores into the souls of those Beyond The Fourth Wall. Behind the group: the ruins of the city they have destroyed.
The ghastly image is terrifying. Though the official description of the painting says the Royals are featured ‘their own universe’ in plain clothing, it looks more like the cover of a bad horror flick. 
The only thing missing on the girl in the left hand corner is blood dripping from her mouth. The boy directly in the middle appears to be a harbinger to an OMEN sequel, and faces on the grown men appear to be hiding a undesirable scowl of evil.
Can anyone really disagree with those hypotheses on the art?
And here is a must read for a chuckle: Check out the comments section on official Kluge painting website. They are formulating a hypothesis that it appears the Danish royals are feasting on the blood of innocent peasants. 

A ghastly image of the Danish Royal family revealed. And it was not in insult.

Nothing creepy about this, now is there?
You are looking at an image of the official portrait of the Danish Royal Family by Thomas Kluges. And it’s really, really weird.
GAWKER has some observations on the matter.. GAWKER described the painting the best, and I will not even try to match it. Caity  Weaver wrote:

The painting depicts three generations of royals, all eerily aglow as if they have just feasted on a village of Thomas Kinkade’s flaming houses, dressed in various articles of clothing proportionate to their size. Its members engage in their various favorite pastimes: holding onto a baby’s leg; constructing a tower to heaven as an affront to God; using black magic to animate a toy horse, causing it to prance and lurch with queer, jerky motions. In the foreground, an 8-year-old bores into the souls of those Beyond The Fourth Wall. Behind the group: the ruins of the city they have destroyed.

The ghastly image is terrifying. Though the official description of the painting says the Royals are featured ‘their own universe’ in plain clothing, it looks more like the cover of a bad horror flick. The only thing missing on the girl in the left hand corner is blood dripping from her mouth. The boy directly in the middle appears to be a harbinger to an OMEN sequel, and faces on the grown men appear to be hiding a undesirable scowl of evil.
It has been called terrifying.…horrifying..UPI says it will haunt your dreams.
Can anyone really disagree with those hypotheses on the art?
And here is a must read for a chuckle: Check out the comments section on official Kluge painting website. They are formulating a hypothesis that it appears the Danish royals are feasting on the blood of innocent peasants. 
Nothing creepy about this, now is there?
You are looking at an image of the official portrait of the Danish Royal Family by Thomas Kluges. And it’s really, really weird.

CATCHING FIRE catches fire

Box Office: 'Catching Fire' Ablaze Friday With $70.5 Million »

The good, the bad, and the ugly.

HUNGER GAMES is setting some box office theaters on proverbial fire with a pre-Thanksgiving weekend romp.. It’s going to be a big movie when final numbers come out.
Just in my little neck of the woods, the theater at the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville PA actually devoted all of its theaters to this film on Friday due to the demand for ticket sales. And even my quiet and reserved brother, who seldom takes part in such affairs, went to the movies with his family to see this film. If Lionsgate got my brother, well hell they could get anyone. 
The other part of this weekend’s box office is just how bad Vince Vaughn is doing.According to the DEADLINE breakdown from Friday night’s box office, the DELIVERY MAN is a big bust.. But next to HUNGER GAMES, nothing really can compete.
We are told that experts are predicting $150 mil plus for HUNGER GAMES. That’s big. And it will be the biggest November film ever. And maybe some other records, too…

CATCHING FIRE catches fire

Box Office: 'Catching Fire' Ablaze Friday With $70.5 Million »

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A photo anomaly brings comfort to a family

Your eyes are not fooling you.. You are seeing two children in this photo—though only one child was present when the picture was snapped. According to NEWS 9 in Oklahoma, Scott McCabe was taking a photo of his son’s cousin on his cell phone. McCabe’s son was not there because he died on May 20 in the Oklahoma tornado at Plaza Towers Elementary—the school devastated when the storm his. McCabe believes that his son is present in the photo of the girl, named Madison, with sparklers on the Fourth of July.. McCabe has faced some criticism online, with some accusing him of faking the photo. But I watched the interview that NEWS 9 had with McCabe. I saw a man who was humbled and brought to tears. I saw someone who found comfort in this photo..  And that may be all that really matters.Comfort.Peace of mind. Love.
Your eyes are not fooling you.. You are seeing two children in this photo—though only one child was present when the picture was snapped.

According to NEWS 9 in Oklahoma, Scott McCabe was taking a photo of his son’s cousin on his cell phone
McCabe’s son was not there because he died on May 20 in the Oklahoma tornado at Plaza Towers Elementary—the school devastated when the storm his. 
McCabe believes that his son is present in the photo of the girl, named Madison, with sparklers on the Fourth of July..
McCabe has faced some criticism online, with some accusing him of faking the photo. But I watched the interview that NEWS 9 had with McCabe. I saw a man who was humbled and brought to tears. I saw someone who found comfort in this photo.. 
And that may be all that really matters.
Comfort.
Peace of mind. 
Love.

A photo anomaly brings comfort to a family

Your eyes are not fooling you.. You are seeing two children in this photo—though only one child was present when the picture was snapped.
According to NEWS 9 in Oklahoma, Scott McCabe was taking a photo of his son’s cousin on his cell phone. McCabe’s son was not there because he died on May 20 in the Oklahoma tornado at Plaza Towers Elementary—the school devastated when the storm his. McCabe believes that his son is present in the photo of the girl, named Madison, with sparklers on the Fourth of July..
McCabe has faced some criticism online, with some accusing him of faking the photo. But I watched the interview that NEWS 9 had with McCabe. I saw a man who was humbled and brought to tears. I saw someone who found comfort in this photo.. 
And that may be all that really matters.Comfort.Peace of mind. Love.
Your eyes are not fooling you.. You are seeing two children in this photo—though only one child was present when the picture was snapped.

Looks like it will be a white Thanksgiving for millions

This is the latest GFS model run. If you’re driving anywhere you see blue and purple on the East Coat this Thanksgiving eve, get prepared. It may be a ‘planes, trains, and automobiles’ type of scenario for you, with snow ruining many people and their voyages.. BUT.. At this point computer guidance is still crazy… nothing seems to be resembling any consistent or coherent forecast at this point. It seems that models are converging no the notion that a snow event somewhere will happen. But where? What timing?  Check back on that.
This is the latest GFS model run. If you’re driving anywhere you see blue and purple on the East Coat this Thanksgiving eve, get prepared. It may be a ‘planes, trains, and automobiles’ type of scenario for you, with snow ruining many people and their voyages..

BUT..
At this point computer guidance is still crazy… nothing seems to be resembling any consistent or coherent forecast at this point.
It seems that models are converging no the notion that a snow event somewhere will happen.
But where? What timing? 
Check back on that.

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