July 24, 1969: Apollo 11 Splashdown

The Apollo 11 Astronauts Return Home, Heroes! On July 24, the astronauts returned home aboard the command module Columbia just before dawn in the Pacific Ocean 2,660 km (1,440 nm) east of Wake Island, or 380 km (210 nm) south of Johnston Atoll, and 24 km (15 mi) from...

Tie A Yellow Ribbon by Tony Orlando & Dawn

A classic never goes out of style! Born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis to a Greek father and a Puerto Rican mother, he was raised in Manhattan’s then-notorious Hell’s Kitchen. Tony Orlando’s musical career started with The Five Gents, a doo-wop...

The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)

A classic never goes out of style One of my favorite slices of Americana is “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late),” a song written by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. (a.k.a. David Seville) in 1958.  Although it was written and sung by Bagdasarian (in...

Young Nursing Student uses her bra in a pinch!

I’ve always said pretty buxom women are a blessing! Now, thank goodness that from the looks of things, she had a lot of material to work with!  Kudos to you, Nicky Arsenault! CNNews reports… Bra-very in a snap By DAVE DORMER, SUN MEDIA CALGARY —...

Greatest Comic Covers # 25

Jim Steranko Draws The Quintessential Captain America Well, I had some fun yesterday with the newest superhero on the scene, Barack America!  So I got to thinking a bit and realized I haven’t written an entry in the Greatest Comic Covers series since May 13,...