Shorpy September 30, 2016

Washington, D.C, circa 1920. "Police coffee." Backed by the Salvation Army's powerful message of hope and/or thrift. 8x10 glass negative.

Washington, D.C, circa 1920. “Police coffee.” Backed by the Salvation Army’s powerful message of hope and/or thrift. 8×10 glass negative.

 

June 7, 1944. "Maser Music showroom, Mission and Washburn streets, San Francisco." On display on D-Day Plus One, a selection of Wurlitzer jukeboxes and two Mills Panoram "Soundies" machines, a sort of early video jukebox that played 16mm film loops of musical acts for a dime. 8x10 inch acetate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley and Marilyn Blaisdell collections.

June 7, 1944. “Maser Music showroom, Mission and Washburn streets, San Francisco.” On display on D-Day Plus One, a selection of Wurlitzer jukeboxes and two Mills Panoram “Soundies” machines, a sort of early video jukebox that played 16mm film loops of musical acts for a dime. 8×10 inch acetate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley and Marilyn Blaisdell collections.

Quotes September 29, 2016

“The light at the end of the tunnel might seem a long way off. But the switch may be very near.”
Anonymous

“I never feel guilty about reading any kind of book. Books are medicine, each one a specific prescription for whatever ails us.”
Sandra Cisneros

Speculation and the exploration of ideas beyond what we know with certainty are what lead to progress.
Lisa Randall,
theoretical physicist

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King Jr.

“When I think about what sort of person I would most like to have on a retainer, I think it would be a boss. A boss who could tell me what to do, because that makes everything easy when you’re working.”
Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: (From A to Be and Back Again)

Takeaway Truth:
Never be ashamed of your reading taste. Love is empowering. At the end of life, love is the only thing that remains. I’ve sat a death vigil, and I know that in that last breath of life, the dying person wants only to whisper words of love to those who remain.
Joan Reeves

 

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Christina Warren: HP Apologizes for Busting People’s Printers on Purpose

 

How about a free car?
Charlie Sorrel: Toyota Is Giving Free Coffee To Drivers Who Stay Off Their Phone

 

Elizabeth Segran: EXCLUSIVE: The Women Behind The New Bustle On Reinventing “Women’s Media”

 

Shorpy September 29, 2016

Washington, D.C, circa 1927. "NO CAPTION [Woman holding object, probably a light bulb]." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Washington, D.C, circa 1927. “NO CAPTION [Woman holding object, probably a light bulb].” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Minneapolis circa 1910. "Hotel Radisson and Seventh Street." The start of today's multinational lodging conglomerate, named after the 17th-century French explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative.

Minneapolis circa 1910. “Hotel Radisson and Seventh Street.” The start of today’s multinational lodging conglomerate, named after the 17th-century French explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.

907Updates September 29, 2016

No argument for Vukovich’s logic.
Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage man charged with attacking sex offenders seeks plea deal
Explaining his offer, Vukovich said in the letter, “Grown men who suffer physical wounds will heal, children who are maligned physically, spiritually, and emotionally, grow up but never become what they could have been. A molested or beaten child automatically receives a life sentence, there is no release date.”

Physical -mental abuse, alcohol and firearms = disaster
Lisa Demer: Charging document: North Slope Borough official was killed by stepson

 

Congratulations Crystal Garrison!
Lisa Demer: Yup’ik speaker is 1st to be official court interpreter
Crystal Garrison, supervisor for Alaska Court System’s in-court clerks in Bethel, recently passed the National Center for State Courts’ written exam for court interpreters. She was tested on court terms, ethical standards for interpreters and her English proficiency. About half of the first-time test takers pass; Garrison scored 93.

 

Lisa Demer: The last barge of the year means last chance to get big items in Bush city