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23 January 2004 — When the bullet hits the bone!

I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing.


[Radar Men From the Moon]
Commando Cody will save the day!

From "Hills of Death", episode six of the 1951 Republic Serial Radar Men From the Moon:

Graber and his henchman return to Krog's cave hideout after escaping from Commando Cody. They've spent the past three episodes (unsuccessfully) trying to get money so that their employers, prospective invaders from the moon, can continue to finance their campaign of terror. As they give Krog the stolen payroll, a message comes over the radio.

Redik: Redik calling Krog. Redik calling Krog.
Krog: Yes, your excellency. I was about to call you to report that we're just about to put our ray gun into operation again.
Redik: I have another mission for you first. Do you have an atomic bomb strong enough to start a volcanic eruption in the Mount Alta crater?
Krog: Yes, but an eruption in that mountainous area would do very little damage.
Redik: On the contrary! It will do a great deal of damage. The present atmospheric conditions on Earth indicate that an eruption would cause torrential rains, and the resulting floods should seriously disrupt transportation and defense measures.
Krog: Excellent idea. We shall carry it out at once.
Redik: Very well. Then start an intensified campaign with the ray gun. Earth's defenses must be completely broken down before we can risk an invasion from the moon.
Krog: Yes, your excellency. [to Graber:] You heard the orders: charter a plane and drop one of our atomic bombs into the Alta crater. Nature will do the rest.
Graber: Okay. When do we do it?
Krog: At once! I will get you the bomb. [He gets a box from beneath his workbench, and pulls out an atomic bomb. He hands it to Graber.]



[photo of psychotic-looking Paul]
Would you share curry with this man?


[Bmidji!]


[the famous Limecat]

YOU are the lowest form.

YOU can't procreate alone.

YOU destroyed the village.

YOU destroyedchildhood.

YOU don't know the Truth.

YOU are educated stupid.

YOU are your own poison.

YOU worship cubeless word.

YOU ARE ALL DUMBYS!




[Jesus Quintana tongues his bowling ball]


[photo of man kissing a dolphin]


I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing. I find your lack of faith disturbing.

Comments
On 22 January 2004 (11:30 PM), Dana said:

On 23 January 2004 (08:23 AM), Denise said:

Who sang that song "When the bullet hits the bone?" I know, I could look it up, but it will give you something to do.


On 23 January 2004 (08:27 AM), Amanda said:

Denise, it's Golden Earring.


On 23 January 2004 (08:28 AM), Dana said:

Golden Earrings (or something like that) -- follow the link in my first post for the lyrics =)

Oh, and JD? The Paul Bunyan picture is not Brainerd, it's Bemidji...


On 23 January 2004 (08:38 AM), Tiffany said:

Somehow this is geekier then the computer talk.


On 23 January 2004 (08:55 AM), Lynn said:

WAY geekier.


On 23 January 2004 (09:09 AM), J.D. said:

Dana, my love:

  • Of course it's Bemidji. The link isn't Bemidji, though. Doo-dooh-doo-dooh.
  • The song is "Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring. Not Golden Earrings. Not "Bullet Hits the Bone".
Lyrics:
(Somewhere in a lonely hotel room there's a guy starting to realize that eternal fate has turned its back on him.)

"It's 2 a.m., the fear has gone. I'm sitting here waiting with the gun still warm. Maybe my connection is tired of taking chances. Yeah, there's a storm on the loose: sirens in my head. Wrapped up in silence, all circuits are dead. I cannot decode. My whole life spins into a frenzy.

"Help! I'm slipping into the Twilight Zone. The place is a madhouse; it feels like being cloned. My beacon's been moved under moon and star. Where am I to go now that I've gone too far?"

Soon you are gonna know — when the bullet hits the bone.

"I'm falling down a spiral, destination unknown: a double-crossed messenger, all alone. I can't get no connection, can't get through. Where are you?"

Well, the night weighs heavy on his guilty mind. This far from from the border line. And when the hitman comes, he knows damn well he has been cheated. And he says:

"Help! I'm slipping into the Twilight Zone. The place is a madhouse; it feels like being cloned. My beacon's been moved under moon and star. Where am I to go now that I've gone too far?"

Soon you are gonna know — when the bullet hits the bone.

Trivia:
When Kris and I were on our honeymoon in Victoria, B.C., we went to see a movie (The Fugitive with Harrison Ford). There was music playing in the theater before the film started, including this song, and now I always associate the song with that moment. (Well, that and the time me and Jeff danced around in the living room when we first heard the song.)


On 23 January 2004 (09:31 AM), tammy said:

Yikes, this is scarey! Where's JD? Somebody has taken over his blog. Oh, for the days when we could come here and read all that boring stuff about his latest geeky gadgets!


On 23 January 2004 (09:40 AM), Dana said:

Dana, my love:

Shhhhh! Don't tell Kris! ;)

Ming the Merciless


On 23 January 2004 (10:26 AM), Denise said:

Golden Earring? Then who sang Radar Love? Did they sing that, too?


On 23 January 2004 (10:27 AM), Denise said:

...and I must add, "When the Bullet Hits the Bone" is a GREAT choice to be playing in the back of my head as I look at your entry!


On 23 January 2004 (10:43 AM), Kris said:

Did Jd really say "me & Jeff"?


On 23 January 2004 (11:03 AM), Lynn said:

Even with the egregious grammatical error, the mental picture of JD & Jeff dancing about the living room to that song is hilarious. So, was it Tom Cruise in his underwear in Risky Business kind of dancing? Or Patrick Dempsey doing a Discovery Channel dance in Can't Buy Me Love kind of dancing? I just want the appropriate scenery to go along with the song in my head.


On 23 January 2004 (11:13 AM), Tiffany said:

Golden Earring sang both 'Radar Love' and 'Twilight Zone' that had the line "When the Bullet hits the Bone".


On 23 January 2004 (11:32 AM), Dana said:

So, does anybody think JD will get around to explaining what exactly brought on this wave of surreality?


On 23 January 2004 (11:49 AM), Amanda said:

Yikes, this is scarey! Where's JD? Somebody has taken over his blog. Oh, for the days when we could come here and read all that boring stuff about his latest geeky gadgets!

*laughs at Tammy*


On 23 January 2004 (02:53 PM), mart said:

prime example of why you shouldn't blog when drunk


On 23 January 2004 (04:42 PM), Joel said:

And hypoglycemic.


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