Thursday, 28 February 2013

Another Baby


Quite Remarkable.

There was a positive response to yesterday's slide of a pink gurgling crap-producing scream-tube.  Quite Unprecedented.

So, giving the audience what they want...another ugly child.

Your for only 4/6 including sales tax.

Bonus - Another reason not to travel to Australia...

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Coochie Coochie Coo

Which I believe is an ancient Anglo Saxon phrase, translating as "Stop crapping, you foul-bottomed, sleepless spawn of Hell."

Children.  Why bother?

Bonus - Doggone !

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

High Speed Action

There's a remarkable thing that the human brain / eye does. When it is concentrating on something, it can focus on a really small part of the whole scene.
Unfortunately, we're so good at it, that we assume that cameras will do the same. The result is obvious.
Some snapper was concentrating on the speed boat on the reservoir, and photographed it.   With depressing results.
Perhaps if he had a Very Powerful telephoto lens, it may have been better.




Monday, 25 February 2013

The Roses That we Grew


"Look at the grandpa. See how pretty they are.  They grew strong 'coz we used plenty of horse s....Organic Manure on them."

Bonus - Words do not do it justice, but here goes.
Japan  -   Ski-Jump  -  Tyres  -  Banzai    - Insane.

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Shatner's Bassoon


From a set of Medical Illustration Slides. this one was labelled - "Cunk's Syndrome - addressed by the excision of Shatner's Bassoon (Before and After)".  This is the area within your brain that defines time perception. Can be affected by so called 'Made up drugs' such as 'Cake'; a Visterbile Amphetamoid from Prague. Cake and the effects on Shatners Bassoon is covered in a episode of the 'Brass Eye' concered with drugs.

Hope that hasn't spoiled your dinner.

Bonus :

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Picnic at Three Mile Pond


It's turned a bit darned chilly here at Slide Guy villas, so I thought that this slide would remind us of warn summers past.
The Cartwright Family (father Clint, son Clint jr, Grandma Edith and daughter Tatiana-Yelena-Gertrude....it's a long story) enjoy a summer picnic at Three Mile Pond. That's where Old Taggart, the gold miner, went a bit doolally are started worshipping the tree stumps that floated in the pond.  They took him away to Capital City after that....


Bonus - The 27 Most Impressive Chemical Reactions

Thursday, 21 February 2013

My Word! What a large cock!

Or maybe it's the hen beside him who's rather petite.


Bonus - Arkangel - Have you been posing for the camera again?







Bonus 2 - Mmmmm Ice Cream !

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Jane Albert Studios ??


Makes a change from the usual kids' birthdays / Hill I saw on Holiday / Christmas Tree and presents slides.

There appears to be a Jane Albert Studio (if that's what the stamp says) still operating in New York, but who knows if it's the same person.

Anyhoo... I like it.








Bonus - Police under investigation over 'dog's' witness statement


Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Ineffectual Spying Mission


3 years at Spy School
4 years building up a credible fake personality
2 top of the range cameras.

For this?     A blurred shot of two Fat Alberts?    No wonder the Cold War got cold.

Bonus - Limited Edition Princess Kate Doll.  Nice.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Bing Crosby's Hawaii Experience


Oh Boy.   The Seventies were certainly not the time for understated fashion, were they?

Strange to think of Bing "White Christmas" Crosbu shilling in the perma-sun of Hawaii. Still, he may have had no more connection to the show than just hawking his name out. Couldn't find much info on the attraction, but there is some.

Bonus - The Interesting Tale of Wojtek The War Bear
Story   Gallery   Footage

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Then and Now in Chicago

I love it when there's something written on a slide. In this case "Aug 17 1952, Isobelle, Ola (?), Mabel, Bill and Vera front of 7439 St. Lawrence".

It also gives me a chance to go hunting on Google to figure out which State and/or City this was.

And lo and behold - it's 7439 S St Lawrence Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60619, USA.  Thanks to, Google Streetview, we even have a picture of the property.   How cool is that ?

Bonus - Genius is knowing who's ideas to rip off.

Saturday, 16 February 2013

A Proper Sledge

(Not to be confused with A Percy Sledge.)

Nostalgia. Back to a time when fathers made their sons a proper wooden sledge. Just a pity that the suburb was so flat and featureless. Still, that's life.

Bonus - Want.

Friday, 15 February 2013

X-Ray Ted


OK.  Right.

An X-Ray obviously, but  umm...no other info available.

From a set of assorted medical training slides, so I'm guessing it's a human. Child perhaps?

Bonus - Best Washing Machine Advert Ever?

Thursday, 14 February 2013

First Fort Meeting House


How oddly appropriate.

On the site of an early Pilgrim Fathers settlement, a naive youngster is photographed beside a well-used cigarette dumping ground.

Bonus - Valentine Day.  No, I just got some grit in my eye, just after reading this....


Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Crocus


Days are getting longer, and there's glimpses of green atop the rhubarb stump.

Spring is on it's way.

Bonus - Oddly Moving (well worth a click)

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Bring On The Nightmares


Not exactly a Tedious Tuesday slide. More of a "Badly Stores Slide Giving It A Creepy Zombified Feel To It."

Maybe it doesn't affect you, but I'm disturbed.  By it.

Bonus - When Charlie Brooker and QVC collide...

Monday, 11 February 2013

Pigeon Frenzy

I suppose this could be The Vacatin' City (which would be appropriate today) but I'm fairly sure that is is in fact St Mark's Square in Venice.

Tourists, doing touristy things, and talking touristy slides. With filthy featured rats. They should do what Kingston-Upon-Thames planned. (read some of the comments....)

Bonus - Papal Candidate - or absolute cert?

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Hunting Scene


Henry Lincoln Vanderpyle, and his two Alabama Tripehounds, Goober and Mildred, after an afternoon of Trout Hunting.

Bonus - Intriguing Dental Floss adverts

Saturday, 9 February 2013

A Cuddle At The Beach

To be brutal, that doesn't look like the most salubrious beach - maybe its the sewage outfall for Palookaville, USA. These two lovebirds don't seem to mind.

Bonus 1 - Some Ace Animated GIFs
Bonus 2 - For Arkangel - BBC R4 - A Good Read - Death and The Penguin

Friday, 8 February 2013

Party Boys


Doctor Who was wrong.

Bow Ties aren't cool.

Even if you're celebrating a birthday in August 1964, my advice would be to just say no.

Bonus - 10 WWII Posters of the German Red Cross

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Mr and Mrs Albert Odell


From a box of slides marked as "Dene's wedding December 29th 1941", this appears to be two of the guests Mr+Mrs Albert Odell.

What's fascinating is that 22 days before the wedding, Pearl Harbour was attacked by Japanese planes, and the United States declared war on Japan.    How did that affect the wedding?   Was this a hastily-organised wedding before the groom headed off to war?  I dunno, but it's an interesting thought.

Bonus - Well Played Sir (Dumb-ass)

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Three Sisters

Yes, another slide with that Mad Men fashion feel to it.

And why not, I may ask.

Bonus - Aaaarrrggghhh !   What on earth is that?   (A dog, probably.)

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Visgaya, Miami Fla


That's what the slide said, but I guess they meant was Villa Vizcaya, a former villa and estate of businessman James Deering, of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester fortune.

Bonus - Forrin DVD Covers - Hmmmmm

Monday, 4 February 2013

It's Andy's Birthday


Hoppo Birthday Andy !

I brung you a birthday cake !  Or a picture of a birthday cake ! Nom Nom Nom.

Bonus - Sacrilicious.

Bonus 2 -

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Friday, 1 February 2013

Boobies ! (NSFK?)


Hmmmm.    So-so quality art.   As seen in your local charity shop.

I was going to say NSFK, as in "Not Safe For Kids"....but why? Boobies are specifically created for children - why would the simple display of (admittedly odd) nipples and breasts be a concern for children?

Or at least that's the argument My Aunt Hilda used at the trial.

Bonus - Hitler’s Toilet Is in New Jersey

Bonus 2 - For Arkangel - for killer tunes

Street Theatre Showcase

Challenging white-faced mimes for the title of Most Annoying Public Art performers, here we have some kids who decided to put on a puppet...