Monthly Archive for: "October, 2015"

Internet Find

Sometimes the hardest part of writing a good story is coming up with the initial idea. That’s what I Need a Prompt is for.

Monkees Holiday Album

The Monkees‘ first-ever holiday album arrives on October 12th. The Monkees Christmas Party not only has new recordings from Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, it adds vocals from the late Davy Jones. The playlist includes songs like Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime.” Jones appears on “Silver Bells” and “Mele Kalikimaka,” where his voice is backed by fresh instrumentals.

Talk Like A Pirate Day

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here’s an English-to-Pirate Speak Translator. You can also plug in a URL and have an entire Web page translated to Pirate.

Internet Find

With Hurricane Florence battering the East Coast, you may be looking for somewhere with up-to-the-minute info. Our go-to hurricane blog is Weather Underground’s Category 6, which has dozens of well-informed amateur forecasters — and even a handful of pros.

This Day in History

2015 Former REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath dies at 65 after suffering complications from a stomach ailment brought on by alcoholism. 2009 Kanye West, disappointed that “Single Ladies” didn’t win, interrupts 19-year-old country singer Taylor Swift onstage as she accepts the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video. He snatches the mic from her and announces, “Yo, Taylor I’m really happy for you, I’m-a […]