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by sky
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Happy Felix Unger Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 4078

Re: Happy Felix Unger Day!

Murray wrote:A suicide telegram? Who sends a suicide telegram?

Oscar Madison wrote:Felix, the nut, that's who! Can you imagine getting a thing like that? She even had to tip the kid a quarter.
by sky
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Happy Felix Unger Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 4078

Re: Happy Felix Unger Day!

Murray wrote:A whole bottle of pills! My God, get an ambulance!

Oscar Madison wrote: Wait a minute, will ya? We don't even know what kind!

Murray wrote:What difference does it make? He took a whole bottle!

Oscar Madison wrote:Well, maybe they were vitamins! He could be the healthiest one in the room!
by sky
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: And now … The MCM Apprentice
Replies: 79
Views: 18524

Re:

sky wrote:
JulieB wrote:That's a good one, Boss!


You know, Carolyn, I really want to nail you right here on the board room table, but what can I do? I just got married.


Nailed it!

But will the mainstream media give credit to Lotta Living?
by sky
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:57 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: google doodles
Replies: 19
Views: 1561

Re: google doodles

Today:

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Yma Sumac's 94th birthday Google Doodle. (Although there is a bit of a discrepancy about the actual date - could be 09/10, not 09/13.)
by sky
Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: futuro home
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

futuro home

In (not as) Useless (as usual) Today, today:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nati ... /89451178/
by sky
Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: unfinished business
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

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by sky
Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: unfinished business
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

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by sky
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: unfinished business
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

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by sky
Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: unfinished business
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

bring back mega mail!

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by sky
Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: unfinished business
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

unfinished business

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by sky
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: MCM Jeopardy! Day One
Replies: 113
Views: 26266

Anybody home? Anybody watch the SNL 40th anniversary show yesterday and notice that they did a new Celebrity Jeopardy skit wherein they appropriated my joke category for Sean to misread? (Although, they showed the category as only "Who Reads" and Alex explained that it was about books.) Ge...
by sky
Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Happy Felix Unger Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 4078

fu wrote:Everyone thinks I'm a hypochondriac. It makes me sick.
by sky
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: In box/out box/sent box
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

I have outbox messages older than that! Personal messages never really go anywhere; they just change status. Having messages in your outbox only means that the status has not changed since you posted the message. If the recipient logs-in and reads your message online, the status for your copy of the...
by sky
Fri May 02, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: flw johnson wax buiilding
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

Thanks, egads. I'm at a lounge in LAX new terminal B as I write. Just saw this: http://bigdogwebpages.com/photos/drib-v/israel1/2014_05_11_israel_coming_and_going/medium/1020002_000073459_tip_the_world_over_and_everything_loose_will_land_in_los_angeles_4.jpg Not sure if it was meant as a compliment,...
by sky
Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: flw johnson wax buiilding
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

flw johnson wax buiilding

If you happen to be near Racine, I just read that the Johnson Wax building will be open to the public for the first time on May 1:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/dispatche ... s/8462069/

http://www.scjohnson.com/en/company/visiting.aspx
by sky
Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft viii
Replies: 0
Views: 625

mcm fantasy draft viii

Save the date: April 11, 2050.
    Banned
      none
    Secret Probation
      none
    Double Secret Probabtion
      none

It's the "Welcome Back Velveeta" draft. Save the date!
by sky
Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

They say the draft ain't over until it's over.

It's over.

http://bigdogwebpages.com/bdhome/mcmfd/mcmfd.php

Although some may argue to the contrary, I think Team Sky is the clear winner this year.
by sky
Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its eleventh pick, Team Sky selects:

Krazy Kat

And for its twelfth pick, Team Sky selects:

Lois Lane
by sky
Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:39 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its ninth pick, Team Sky selects:

I, the Jury

And for its tenth pick, Team Sky selects:

Jasper Johns

The next player selected must be someone starting with the letter "K."
by sky
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:52 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its seventh pick, Team Sky selects:

Ginger Grant

And for its eighth pick, Team Sky selects:

Hugh Hefner

The next player selected must be someone starting with the letter "I."
by sky
Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its fifth pick, Team Sky selects: e.e. cummings And for its sixth pick, Team Sky selects: Fred Flintstone The next player selected must be someone starting with the letter "G." And, as always, don't forget that anyone can join a fantasy draft in progress. Just select as many picks as y...
by sky
Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its third pick, Team Sky selects: Charlie Chaplin (Sorry Cherry!) And for its fourth pick, Team Sky selects: Don Draper The next player selected must be someone starting with the letter "E." Note that you don't have to draft with both initials - just a co-ink-y-dink for my last three p...
by sky
Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

For its first pick, Team Sky selects: Aa Aa will be our starting architect. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aa_(architect) ) And for its second pick, Team Sky selects: Bridgette Bardot The Bard will play wherever she wants. The next player selected must draft someone with the letter "C."
by sky
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm fantasy draft vii
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

The draft starts Monday and is open to everybody except Lindsay Lohan and Velveeta. That sounds cheesy, I know, but rules is rules. This year, it will be an Alpha draft. Draft anyone or anything for any position, but the first overall pick must start with an "A" and the second overall pick...
by sky
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: BOWLARAMA: CA BOWLING ARCHITECTURE 1954-64
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

A natural tie-in to Lebowsk Fest, April 25 and 26, just a few blocks west on Wilshire.

https://lebowskifest.com/fests/lebowski ... s-angeles/

I wonder if the Nichols' exhibit has anything on Duke Snider Lanes in Fallbrook?
by sky
Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: George Nelson did not design the Ball Clock!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2191

It looks like the polite spamming is not as new as I thought. Looks like it starts in 2012, and has been accelerating since then. I tracked all these to the Asia Pacific network: Kathleen61, USA Torrance55, USA chal4oye, Pakistan Madonna35, Pakistan phebianjamie, PK ricky33, lhr Halley68, Pakistan J...
by sky
Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Modern Committee Holiday Party?
Replies: 3
Views: 1141

Re: Modern Committee Holiday Party?

Any idea when/where? It was last Monday at the USC Religous Center. For future reference, it appears that the best source for what's going on at Modcom is their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Los-Angeles-Conservancy-Modern-Committee/80842213795 (And it looks like there's a new breed ...
by sky
Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: lotta readers digest
Replies: 25
Views: 3981

Please note that I changed host servers this week, and consequently, will no longer be able to run the Lotta Readers Digest.

Subscribers do not need to do anything. Lrd will simply stop running, and your link to Lrd On Request will no longer work.

If you have any questions, please do ask.
by sky
Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:54 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Happy Felix Unger Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 4078

Oscar Madison wrote:I know him. He's too nervous to kill himself. Wears his seat belt in a drive-in movie.

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