I’m going to use today’s Super Moon to introduce you to one of my favourite artists: Kevin Ayers. Ayers got his start at fame with Psychedelic Jazz Rock outfit Soft Machine, ...
Strictly speaking the modern stone-age family was not a Saturday morning cartoon. The Flintstones has the distiction of being the very first cartoon to run in prime time. It last 6 ...
The innertubes are full of movie lists. Here’s another one. What makes this list different is that no understanding of the Not Now Silly Newsroom is complete without studying the following ...
On this day in 1962, Monster Mash was #1 on the Hit Parade, the first and last time a Halloween tune made the top of the charts. The song was written ...
Let’s turn our attention to the various antagonists in the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melody cartoons from by Warner Bros. The Warner brothers were Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack, whose parents left ...
This is an important week in The Rolling Stones‘ history, with 4 separate events to write about — 3 of them from today alone. The year 2016 brings them full-circle. Formed ...
An early Thimble Theatre starring an early Popeye Popeye the Sailor Man is, according to the Wiki, a “cartoon fictional character,” in case any of you were confused. He began his fictional ...
Forty-nine years ago today Hair; The American Tribal Love Rock Musical debuted at the Shakespearean Festival in New York City and nothing was ever the same again. Hair was the first ...
When I was growing up in the ’50s and ’60s every tee vee station — all 3 of ’em — played cartoons on Saturday mornings. The Not Now Silly Newsroom ...
Blowing out 88 candles on his birthday cake today is composer Ennio Morricone, who has written the soundtracks to more than 500 movies and tee vee shows.  Born in Rome, Morricone ...
“His Master’s Voice” is the name of the 1898 painting by Francis Barraud, who discovered that Nipper would run to the horn of the cylinder player whenever he played a ...
I’ve been reading a lot lately about the combined topics of Donald Trump’s lies and whether the debate moderators will fact check this crazy MoFo. It might surprise people to learn ...

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