And that is all.

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Friday, December 31, 2010

Tonight I'm Gonna Party Like It's 1939

As it is,
you are looking for a way to kill me,
a man who has told you the truth
that I heard from God.
Abraham did not do such things.
~ John 8

Thursday, December 30, 2010

As I Sow The Dragon's Teeth

God assails me
and tears me in his anger
and gnashes his teeth at me;
my opponent fastens on me
his piercing eyes.
~ Job 16

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Petrified Forest

Let the trees of the forest sing,
let them sing for joy before the LORD,
for he comes to judge the earth.
~ 1 Chronicles 16


There'd be no game brother,
if no one would play...

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Camera Obscura

I, the LORD,
have called you in righteousness;
I will take hold of your hand.
I will keep you and will make you
to be a covenant for the people
and a light for the Gentiles,
to open eyes that are blind,
to free captives from prison
and to release from the dungeon
those who sit in darkness.
I am the LORD;
that is my name!
~ Isaiah 42

Monday, December 27, 2010

Walken In A Winter Wonderland

He says to the snow,
"Fall on the earth"
~ Job 37

Psycho Gifts

So...
David pretended to be insane in their presence;
and while he was in their hands
he acted like a madman,
making marks on the doors of the gate
and letting saliva run down his beard.
~ 1 Samuel 21


PLAY IT LOUD

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Santa Smokes Lucky Strike

Blessed are you, Israel!
Who is like you,
a people saved by the LORD?
He is your shield and helper
and your glorious sword.
Your enemies will cower before you,
and you will tread on their heights.
~ Deuteronomy 33

Santa Smokes Marlboro


When the sun had set
and darkness had fallen,
a smoking firepot
with a blazing torch appeared
and passed between the pieces.
~ Genesis 15

Friday, December 24, 2010

A Christmas Gift For You

Where is the one
who has been born king of the Jews?
We saw his star when it rose
and have come to worship him...
~ Matthew 2


A Christmas Gift For You
Phil Spector's Christmas Album
1963






Starring:
Darlene Love
Bob E. Soxx & the Blue Jeans
The Crystals
The Ronettes

Personnel:
Jack Nitzsche – arrangements, percussion
Louis Blackburn – horns
Hal Blaine - drums
Sonny Bono - percussion
Leon Russell - piano
Roy Caton - trumpet
Steve Douglas - saxophone
Frank Capp - percussion
Barney Kessel - guitar
Jay Migliori - saxophone
Bill Pitman - guitar
Ray Pohlman - bass
Irv Rubins - guitar
Tommy Tedesco - guitar
Nino Tempo - guitar
Johnny Vidor - strings
Larry Levine - engineer

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Bird Has Flown

Those who hope in the LORD
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint.
~ Isaiah 40

Someone Like You

Yet if you devote your heart to him
and stretch out your hands to him,
if you put away the sin that is in your hand
and allow no evil to dwell in your tent,
then, free of fault, you will lift up your face;
you will stand firm and without fear.
You will surely forget your trouble,
recalling it only as waters gone by.
Life will be brighter than noonday,
and darkness will become like morning.
You will be secure, because there is hope;
you will look about you and take your rest in safety.
You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid,
and many will court your favor.
But the eyes of the wicked will fail,
and escape will elude them;
their hope will become a dying gasp.
~ Job 11


Adele
Someone Like You
live on Jools Holland 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Here's Looking At You Kid

Therefore I will teach them...
this time I will teach them my power and might.
Then they will know that my name is the LORD.
~ Jeremiah 16

Book'em Danno...


GULEN INVADES HAWAII

December 20th, 2010

“MADRASSAH” POPS UP ON U.S. MARINE BASE
FUNDING COMES FROM US TAXPAYERS

by Paul L. Williams, Ph.D.

The Gulen Movement has launched an invasion of Hawaii.

Members of the Islamic movement which seeks to establish a universal caliphate have established their newest charter school on a U.S. Marine base in Kailuna.

The school, which will be funded by US taxpayers, is called the Mokapu STEM School.

Like the 140 Gulen schools in mainland America, the Mokapu STEM School will be controlled by a board of Turkish administrators, who will indoctrinate students in Turkish culture, religion, and language so that they may play a future part in the restoration of the Ottoman Empire.

The proposal for the school shows that the Monapu STEM School will represent an expansion of the Daisy Education Corporation, a Gulen firm, which operates the Sonoran Science Academy schools in Arizona, and the Paragon Education Corporation, another manifestation of the militant Islamic movement.

The proposal further states that the school will be securing educational services from the Accord Institute of Educational Research, another tentacle of the Gulen octopus.

Kazim Z. Gumus, who worked at the Gulen Harmony School in Texas, is a member of the Interim Board of the new Hawaiian school, along with three Turks affiliated with the Daisy Education Corporation and the Paragon Education Corporation.

Many of the teachers at the Monapu STEM School will come not from the local pool of unemployed teachers in Hawaii but from Islamic schools and academies in Turkey.

This pattern of staffing has been established by the Daisy and Paragon Corporations which have secured 149 H1B visas and 4 Green Cards for teachers in six of their Gulen-inspired charter schools.

To many Hawaiians, the appearance of a Gulen school within their islands may appear to be an event of minor significance.

The reverse is true.

The Gulen schools are so subversive that they have been outlawed in such countries as Russia and Uzbekistan. The funding for these institutions has been curtailed in the Netherlands.

The schools – which fuel the Gulen movement – have been responsible for transformation of Turkey from a secular state into an Islamic country with 85,000 active mosques – one for every 350 citizens – the highest number per capita in the world, 90,000 imams, more imams than teachers and physicians – and thousands of state-run Islamic schools.

Many Americans might think of schools called “the Beehive Academy”,“the Chesapeake Science Point School” or “Sonoran Science Academy” as altruistic institutions that serve the common good of the American people, but names are deceptive and the Gulen movement operates under the Islamic principle of taqiyya or “holy deception.”

Fethullah Gulen, the 68-year-old founder of the schools and the movement, represents an embodiment of this principle. In his public statements, Gulen has espoused a liberal version of Sunni/Hanafi Islam by promoting the Muslim notion of hizmet – altruistic service to the common good. He has condemned terrorism, advocated interfaith dialogue, and met with such religious dignitaries as Pope John Paul II, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomeos, and Israeli Sephardic Head Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron.

In private, Gulen has stated that in order to reach the ideal Muslim society “every method and path is acceptable,[including] lying to people.”

Nurettin Veren, a top administrator of the Gulen schools says: “These schools are like shop windows. Recruitment and Islamization activities are carried out through night classes.”
Bayram Balcri, a leading Turkish scholar, writes:“Fethullah’s aim is the Islamization of Turkish nationality and the Turcification of Islam in foreign countries. Dozens of Fethullah’s ‘Turkish schools’ abroad – most of which are for boys – are used to covertly ‘convert,’ not so much ‘in school,’ but through direct proselytism ‘outside school. Gulen wants to revive the link between state, religion, and society.”

Gulen has the financial means to achieve this objective. His movement has amassed more than $25 billion in assets. And he works to topple governments, indoctrinated youth, and create the New Islamic World Order not from Islamabad or Istanbul but rather from his heavily guarded mountain fortress in Pennsylvania.


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Monday, December 20, 2010

Melancolia

Among those nations
you will find no repose,
no resting place
for the sole of your foot.
There the LORD will give you
an anxious mind,
eyes weary with longing,
and a despairing heart.
~ Deuteronomy 28


Sunday, December 19, 2010

Eugenics and Sex Harmony!

The LORD said to Moses,
“Speak to the Israelites and say to them:
‘I am the LORD your God.
You must not do as they do in Egypt,
where you used to live,
and you must not do as they do
in the land of Canaan,
where I am bringing you.
Do not follow their practices.
You must obey my laws
and be careful to follow my decrees.
I am the LORD your God.
Keep my decrees and laws,
for the person who obeys them
will live by them.
I am the LORD.
~ Leviticus 18

Saturday, December 18, 2010

RIP Don Van Vliet

Don Van Vliet - Captain Beefheart
January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010



Captain Beefheart Dies at 69

Don Van Vliet — the iconic experimental musician known as Captain Beefheart — died today due to complications from multiple sclerosis at a hospital in Northern California, according to reports. He was 69.

From 1967 through the early '80s, Van Vliet released some of the most challenging rock albums ever, which showed off his quirky knack for free-form experimental rhythms, avant-garde melodies, and his gruff, smoky howl. He released music that would challenge fans' assumptions and expectations about rock 'n' roll. "People like music to be in tune because they've heard it in tune all the time," Van Vliet said in 1978. "I really tried to break that down."

Vliet's career peak came in 1969 when he released Trout Mask Replica, the Frank Zappa-produced, blues-based record that would go on to inspire everyone from Tom Waits and John Lennon (during his solo years) to Sonic Youth and PJ Harvey. In recent years, acts ranging from Beck and the White Stripes to the Kills and the Black Keys have recorded covers of Captain Beefheart's music.


In 1999, SPIN published an in-depth feature on the making of Vliet's iconic album. Head here to read Byron Coley's "The Strangest Album Ever Sold: the Making of Trout Mask Replica."

"I don't see how you can listen to it and not come away with some sense of being changed, if you allow it in," Waits told SPIN about Trout Mask in '99. "You can't really get it yourself — figuring out Don's music is like trying to figure out the choreography of a bee. But it's there to behold and to wonder about, and to hopefully take some sort of the light of it away wth you. He's a mighty kind." Iconic British DJ John Peel was more effusive about Vliet's impact on rock 'n' roll: "If there has ever been such a thing as a genius in the history of popular music, it's Beefheart," he said in 1997.

In a 2009 interview, PJ Harvey, who lyrically referenced Beefheart's music on songs like "Rid of Me" and "Meet Ze Monsta," recalled being initially turned off by his sound, only to later come to understand its power. "I'd heard Beefheart when I was really young through my mother and father who had a fantastic vinyl collection," she said. "When I was a child, it used to make me feel ill, but once I met John [Parrish, Harvey's musical collaborator], he introduced me to many things and re-introduced me to [Beefheart's] Many Shiny Things."

Despite his far-reaching appeal among musicians, Van Valiet became something of a recluse, especially with the release of 1982's Ice Cream for Crow and MTV's refusal to promote Beefheart's out-there music. Instead, Vliet focused on his work as a visual artist and even had his work shown recently at galleries in New York. Vliet did make a rare appearance, however, in the 1993 documentary by photographer Anton Corbijn titled Some Yo Yo Stuff.



Don Van Vliet is a legendary figure in both music and the visual arts. Growing up in Glendale, California, Don Van Vliet gained notoriety as a child prodigy who sculpted life-like animal forms out of clay. He would continue to draw, paint and sculpt throughout his life, but in the early 1960s music became his main passion.

Performing under the stage name Captain Beefheart, together with his Magic Band Don Van Vliet produced a number of highly unconventional blues- and rock-inspired albums, ultimately securing a place in music history as one of the most original recording artists of his day. After two decades in the spotlight as an avant-garde rock composer and performer, Don Van Vliet turned his back on the music industry and since the early 1980s has devoted his entire efforts to painting.


This is Anton Corbijn's short (13 minute) black-and-white film from 1993. It is a personal and revealing look at the former master of Dadaist rock. Through the cryptic answers and strange metaphors, the man sounds so broken and old-beyond-his-years that it can be difficult to take in, as if this were too personal and revealing to be enjoyed from a film. Still, it is one of the few windows (if even only a keyhole) allowed into the life of Don Van Vliet since his 1982 retirement from music. Don's mother introduces the film and filmmaker David Lynch makes a running appearance as the questioner - Tom Schulte







Ye are a chosen generation,
a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,
a peculiar people...
~ 1 Peter 2

Friday, December 17, 2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

When the people saw
the thunder and lightning
and heard the trumpet
and saw the mountain in smoke,
they trembled with fear.
They stayed at a distance.
~ Exodus 20

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Every Day I Write The Book

Then he took the Book of the Covenant
and read it to the people.
They responded,
“We will do everything
the LORD has said;
we will obey.”
~ Exodus 24

Monday, December 13, 2010

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

Does the hawk take flight by your wisdom
and spread its wings toward the south?
Does the eagle soar at your command
and build its nest on high?
~ Job 39

She.

Haven’t you heard, my lord,
what I did while Jezebel was killing
the prophets of the LORD?
I hid a hundred of the LORD’s prophets
in two caves, fifty in each,
and supplied them with food and water.
~ 1 Kings 18

Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Insouciant Drinking and Yodeling Thread

Hannah was praying in her heart,
and her lips were moving
but her voice was not heard.
Eli thought she was drunk.
~ 1 Samuel 1



insouciant

Song Spun by DJ Q Burn
Thread concept by Hayseed

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Delilah

So Delilah said to Samson,
“Tell me the secret of your great strength
and how you can be tied up and subdued.”
~ Judges 16

Friday, December 10, 2010

Funky Chick

Jesus straightened up
and asked her,
“Woman, where are they?
Has no one condemned you?”
~ John 8

Thursday, December 9, 2010

I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound


Therefore do not worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its own.
~ Matthew 6

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Babba Nicked Me Bangers

You shall not steal.
~ Exodus 20

Ssshhhh! Is Sekrit!

The secret things belong to the LORD our God,
but the things revealed belong to us
and to our children forever,
that we may follow all the words of this law.
~ Deuteronomy 29

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010

You and I

“I have spoken openly to the world,”
Jesus replied.
“I always taught in synagogues
or at the temple,
where all the Jews come together.
I said nothing in secret."
~ John 18

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Big Nudie Post

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The Legendary Country Western tailor to the stars — Nudie Cohn.


Circa 1970′s, Los Angeles, CA– Hands of Nudie Cohn the Rodeo Tailor

Image by © Jeff Albertson

Nudie suits have been worn by just about everyone who is anyone in the world of Country/Rock music. Simply put, he made Country cool with his one-off original creations that bedazzled a long list of diverse celebs– John Wayne, Gene Autry, George Jones, Elvis, Cher, John Lennon, Ronald Reagan, Elton John, Robert Mitchum, Pat Buttram, Tony Curtis, Michael Landon, Glenn Campbell, Hank Snow, Porter Wagoner, Hank Williams Sr., and groups such as, America, Chicago, ZZ top, and the Flying Burrito Bros (Gram Parsons’ “Gilded Palace of Sin” suit is considered the Sistine Chapel of Nudies). To own a Nudie is to own something special; collected by fashion and music hounds alike– Dwight Yoakam, Ben Harper, Lenny Kravitz, Perry Farrell, Jeff Tweedy, and other A-list Rockers of today keep the Nudie flame burning, and even inspired a few of them to create their own line of signature clothing.

The man behind the amazing rhinestone-studded, hand-embroidered suits was none other than Mr. Nudie Cohn– arguably, the larger-than-life 5-foot-7 Russian Rhinestone Cowboy is the most influential and innovative fashion designer and tailor to ever bless the world of Country music. And he couldn’t stop at clothing– he put his Midas Touch on everything around him– especially his customized fleet of Nudie-fied GM cruisers that he used to promote his LA based Nudies Rodeo Tailors shop on Lankershim Blvd. Of the original 18 cars, the whereabouts of only 9 are known today.


Circa 1970′s, Los Angeles, CA– Nudie costomized each of his many cadillacs, protecting his work with plastic. This one is decorated with silver dollar coins and 14 various guns. –Image by © Jeff Albertson

*Pontiac Bonnevilles were the car of choice, Mr. Cuevas said, partly because they were among the longest cars on the road. “We took the seats out and did the upholstery in hand tooled leather,” he said. “We put guns and bullets and silver dollars all over it.”

Mr. Cuevas recalled that guns were cheap and easy to buy in Los Angeles. The Winchesters, Colts and derringers were sent to be plugged and silver-plated. When returned, the guns were holstered or became gearshifts and door handles. Silver dollars were strategically added.

“I thought it was fantastic,” Mr. Cuevas said. “The more things we had to hang on the car, the better.”

–Via The New York Times

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Circa 1970s, Los Angeles, California– Nudie costomized each of his many Cadillacs, protecting his work with plastic. This one is decorated with guns & silver dollar coins. –Image by © Jeff Albertson

*In the early 1960s, for promotional purposes, Cohn began receiving a free Pontiac every year. Typically, he’d drive the cars for a while and then sell them or give them away. While Mr. Cuevas said he recalled a few going out the door at prices up to $35,000, Nudie gave his ’63 Bonneville (adorned with more than 100 valuable coins, including Morgan silver dollars) to his friend Roy Rogers.

Today, that car is hooked to a Nudie-customized covered-wagon trailer in the Roy Rogers museum in Branson, Mo., not far from Trigger, the world’s most famous stuffed horse. Dave Koch, a museum spokesman, said Rogers drove the car regularly near his Apple Valley, Calif., home, until souvenir hunters began prying off coins.

“It was such a long vehicle with that extended rear bumper, that it was very difficult to drive on hills,” Mr. Koch said. “You had to enter driveways at a major angle.”

–Via The New York Times, read more here


Circa 1970s, Los Angeles, California– Nudie the Rodeo Tailor with photographs of the many stars and their suits he’s made over the years –Image by © Jeff Albertson


May 26th, 1973, Los Angeles, California– Nudie Cohn, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. Nudie Cohn outfitted many Country & Western stars in custom suits & shirts. — Image by © Michael Ochs Archives

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Circa 1970s, Los Angeles, CA– Merle Haggard choosing fabric for a new Nudie suit. –Image by © Jeff Albertson

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Circa 1970s, Los Angeles, California– Nudie the Rodeo Tailor in his Shop

Image by © Jeff Albertson

Alright, I get it. How can you NOT have color pics of something as beautiful and COLORFUL as a Nudie suit–


(Right) Nudie Cohn– The Man, The Suit, The Legend. (Left) Gram Parsons and Nudie Cohn.

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Nudie Cohn, in a glorious Nudie suit, atop a Nudie customized cruiser = Nudie Heaven.

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Gram Parsons in the infamous “Gilded Palace of Sin” Nudie Suit.

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Nudie Cohn and Gram Parsons. Gram was visiting Nudie’s Rodeo Tailors workshop.