We’re all over the board in this edition of the Ink Well, kids. So, strap in and enjoy (or at least sit down and shut up until we get to where we’re going).
Despite the horrible, horrible memories it conjures up, I can’t help but love the 1986 World Series Game 6 Re-enacted in RBI Baseball.
Time for a WikiMeme ( via Staz )!
Go to Wikipedia. Type in your birth date (but not year). List three events that happened on your birthday. List two important births and one interesting death. Post this in your journal.
1905 – Albert Einstein publishes the article “On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies”, where he introduces special relativity. (Which has something to do with light traveling at a constant speed, no matter what you’re trying to tell the cop that stopped you. “But, officer, it only seemed like I was going fast to the stationary observer!”)
1906 – Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act (‘cuz pure drugs is where it’s at, dude)
1960 – Congo gains independence from Belgium. (Good riddance, waffleheads!)
1917 – Lena Horne, American actress and singer
1934 – Harry Blackstone Jr., American magician (d. 1997)
2001 – Chet Atkins, American guitarist (b. 1924)
Go vote for me in the Folk Alley Open Mic!!
We went and saw the reading of “Young Rube” that I talked about earlier. It was great, and as a bonus, Kat remembered to bring me one of her prints. Yay! Now, go buy stuff from her Etsy Shop!!
Ladies and gentlemen. I give you: Monkey With A Death Wish
And, finally, since it is almost Easter, it’s time to take a serious look at everyone’s favorite holiday treat: Scientific research on Peeps