Rocky Horror Picture Show

On 15th August 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show had its UK Premiere The phrase ‘cult movie’ is over used, but if ever it was deserved it is 1975’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ based on the 1973 theatrical performance of the same name. Starring Tim Curry as the enigmatic Frank N Furter, as well as Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf, Barry Bostwick and co-writer Richard O’Brien, … Continue reading Rocky Horror Picture Show

Ned Flanders Leftorium Store from The Simpsons

International Left Handers’ Day

August 13th sees the 28th annual Left Handers Day aimed at celebrating with pride all things left-handed, and raising awareness for those southpaws who have to make their way in a world designed for right-handers. The website provides a range of articles, including advice for parents with left handed children, and a wide range of merchandise available including scissors, knives, pens, and notepads. (and … Continue reading International Left Handers’ Day

On This Day

A double whammy on this day…. In 1846 the Smithsonian Institution established, named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson.  They claim to be the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Not sure if that’s true or a US based claim but judging from their website it looks pretty damn impressive. They currently boost…. 19 Museums + 1 Zoo 30.1M Visits by Public 154.8M Museum Objects and Specimens 2.1M Library Volumes 151M+ Website Visitors 13.8M+ Social Media Followers … Continue reading On This Day