1. I didn’t get CHCH 11, nor had I ever heard of it, but the design of this movie intro makes me wish I had.
2. This Best Western was (is?) apparently next to Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. They seem to have caught the theme from the Carousel of Progress and put a…tackier….spin on it. I still love it! From motelpostcards:
3. When I was a kid, my family would vacation every summer at Saint Simons Island. I remember long mornings with my cousins watching kids shows on PBS and eating Froot Loops. Most of the shows we got were the same as what I got in Florida, but there were one or two that weren’t. One of them came on pretty late in the morning, after the top-tier shows, and I’ve spent most of my adult life trying to remember what it was. The answer came to me in a mix by Princples of Geometry that used the theme song, a song which has apparently been coded into my brain and immediately reminded me of the show. The show is Thinkabout, and the intro is here:
5. Yama Watch 2011 continues! Check out this Yama that does cold-brew! It looks like a 19th century lab tool!