austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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Let's all sing like the birdies sing, bubbaboo ba-bubbaboo ba-boo

Blah whatever humor blog blah whatever RSS feed gonna swallow the whole bottle of melatonin pills and try waking up in some better delusional state. Here.

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And here, the Asian Carp you can feed at Indiana Beach. Sprinkle a little food in the water and boom, you have an instant nightmare of gigantic, gaping maws crawling up after you. Enjoy! Don't try to stand up while your feet are this wobbly.


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And if that wasn't enough for you and the carp, here, with the promise of a little more food they start climbing each other out of the water to get even closer to you.


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Indiana Beach's Scrambler, which is built out over the river/lake. But more interestingly the planters outside the ride, made from former pieces of the ride's cars. Amusement parks never throw things away, apparently, whether or not they can be used for their original purpose.


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I did not find these characters in Preston Blair's Cartoon Animation but don't they look like they should be? Advertisement for the feed-the-fish and feed-the-ducks attraction. See the carp above, or just attempt to sleep while they come at you, for further reference.


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Part of the hype for Dr Frankenstein's Castle. Don't tell me that lettering isn't fantastic. I don't know that the Doctor's from the Preston Blair collection but again he looks like he might be.


Trivia: The rain gauge at Vicksburg, Missouri, exceeded 40 feet in October 1926. No October reading had ever broken 31 feet, and only six times had it ever broken thirty feet. Source: Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America, John M Barry.

Currently Reading: The Art Of The Map: An Illustrated History, Dennis Reinhartz.

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