In the role Robert Wagner was born to play, Nimoy stars as All-American race car driver Tom Kovack who tackles mystery and adventure after he is endowed with psychic powers in a racing accident. A failed TV pilot, it is notable for it’s fun, kitchy opening and totally kick ass theme song.
(via SF Signal)
The Richard Pryor Show – Gun Shop Sketch, 1977. Featuring voice overs by Tim Reid & Robin Williams.
(via PCL Linkdump)
I have nothing but the highest respect and admiration for the Tokyo train system – but even this fine system running like clockwork has its … all Â» limits. This video was taken in 1991 and things have improved somewhat due to increased trains and (more importantly) flex-time being allowed at many companies, but even now, when something throws the trains a little off scedule (someone taking the express checkout from life by jumping in front of a train, etc.), then things can be as shown in the video. 30,000,000 is a lot of work to move about!
From Mental Floss:
Iâ€™m currently training for a marathon. When Iâ€™m on a long training run and start to think, â€œThis is stupidâ€¦â€ I donâ€™t stop and remind myself why Iâ€™m trying to run a 26.2-mile race. I prefer to comfort myself with â€œYeah, but itâ€™s nowhere near as crazy asâ€¦â€ and then fill in a truly absurd feat of human endurance that makes 26.2 miles look positively meager. Here are some favorites:
I just upgraded WordPress to the latest version so if anybody sees anything wrong, drop me a comment or shoot me an email so I can spend the rest of my Sunday wrestling with it.
The upgrade went surprisingly well…. Too easy in fact. I’m assuming that the database will crash as soon as I hit publish on this post.