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Dyatlov Pass Incident

Posted by KevinBacon, 24 October 2011 - - - - - - · 1,456 views

What began as a recreational skiing journey to the top of an obscure mountain in the Urals, would soon take a turn for the bizarre. Before the end of a day in February of 1959, 9 people would be dead for inexplicable reasons, and one woman would be missing her tongue. Thus is a very vague summary of what has become known as the "Dyatlov Pass...


The Enigma Variations

Posted by KevinBacon, 28 June 2011 - - - - - - · 538 views

When Edward Elgar wrote the Enigma Variations...each song was dedicated to a friend.
'Nimrod' is a favorite of mine, it moves me. It makes me think of a time when war was still romantic, of men writing letters to loved ones back home, in rainy trenches in foreign lands far from home.
Elgar dedicated 'Nimrod' to a friend that convinced him...


The Suzuki Unisynth

Posted by KevinBacon, 24 June 2011 - - - - - - · 955 views

I hazz a Suzuki Unisynth....wtf is that you ask?



Not too different from the Casio DG20....which the band "Flight of the Concords" uses.
I can't play it for shit, but it's a funny oddball instrument nonetheless. It was made in the eighties, in Japan. There are no strings on the neck of this...


Artist Profile: Michael Giacchino

Posted by KevinBacon, 09 September 2010 - - - - - - · 552 views
Michael, Giacchino, MOH, Lost
Ok so I am going in a bit of a different direction today. But it is only because I feel compelled to tell you about a certain artist that I enjoy a lot.
The 1600's had their baroque artists, the 1700's and 1800's had their classical boom. And that is where we know most of our classical artists from.
Classical has always struck a note with...


Rise of teh Machines!!!!

Posted by KevinBacon, 21 August 2010 - - - - - - · 415 views

Gee.........we sure have become dependent on technology.....for everything! I mean, it's not such a bad thing I guess....unless you've ever seen 'Maximum Overdrive' starring Emilio Estevez!


I think one of my favorite parts of the movie is this one:...


Headshot: The Story of Simo Häyhä

Posted by KevinBacon, 20 August 2010 - - - - - - · 1,257 views


The year is 1939, all eyes are turned to central europe where WWII escalates, while the little-known 'Winter War' is just about to begin in Finland, as Soviet Russia invades it's tiny neighbor.
Before it is over, one sniper will have racked up the most kills in history, and make Vasily Zeitsev look like he just got shit all over his...





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