Tag Archive: 2012

Albert Castiglia – Somebody Loan Me A Dime – North Atlantic Blues Fest



Published on Jul 17, 2012

” North Atlantic Blues Festival Rockland Maine July 2012 “











Tedeschi Trucks Band – Live At Red Rocks (2012) HQ Full Concert




Published on Dec 15, 2013

” Tedeschi Trucks Band
Live At Red Rocks
Red Rocks Amphitheater – Morrison, Colorado
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Pro-Shot Cable TV Broadcast by AXS/.TV

01 – Introduction 00:00
02 – Everybody’s Talkin’ 01:24
03 – Don’t Let Me Slide 07:08
04 – Rollin’ and Tumblin’ 13:18
05 – Isn’t It a Pity 17:48
06 – Bound for Glory 23:34
07 – The Sky Is Crying 33:54
08 – Shelter 41:39
09 – Get What You Deserve 47:10
10 – Mahjoun 51:55
11 – Midnight In Harlem 56:02
12 – Learn How To Love 1:04:02
13 – That Did It 1:13:13
14 – Kissing My Love (Band Intros) 1:20:20
15 – Uptight (Everything’s Alright) 1:27:02
16 – Jam 1:34:45
17 – Love Has Something Else To Say 1:38:38

18 – Wade In The Water 1:50:30
20 – Give It Up Or Let Me Go 1:58:14

Susan Tedeschi – guitar, vocals
Derek Trucks – guitar
Oteil Burbridge – bass, vocals
Kofi Burbridge – keyboards, flute, vocals
Tyler Greewell – drums
J.J. Johnson – drums
Mike Mattison – vocals
Mark Rivers – vocals
Kebbi Williams – trumpet
Maurice Brown – saxophone
Saunders Sermons – trombone “












Chicago Blues Fest 2012 – 14 Artists In 3 Days










” (Schedule subject to change)

Texas Johnny Brown headlines the Petrillo Stage Friday



11:15 am – 12:15 pm              The Jimmy Reed Family

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm                Quintus McCormick 

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm                  Zora Young

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm                  Joe Louis Walker



11:30 am – 12:30 pm              Panel Discussion (Lightnin’Hopkins) with Roger Wood, Chris Strachwitz & Alan Govenor

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm                Ol’ Skool Revue from the Delta Music Institute of Delta State University

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm                  Eddie C. Campbell

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Vasti Jackson

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm                  Johnny Rawls

 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm                  Jam Session with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith



12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                Blues In The Schools w/Stone Academy, Eric Noden, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                  Fernando Jones and My Band!

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Matthew Skoller Band             

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm                  Big James & The ChicagoPlayboys


11:00 am – 11:45 am – Chicago Kingsnakes
Noon – 12:45 pm – Steepwater Band
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – “Chicago Delta”: Mississippi Gabe Carter then Black Oil Brothers
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm – Jimmy Dawkins
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Cash Box Kings
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm – Earwig Music Review: Rob Stone, Chris James & Patrick Rynn
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm – “Acoustic Blues” Session



(A Centennial Celebration of Lightnin’ Hopkins)

5:50 pm – 6:35 pm                  Rev. K M Williams 

7:00 pm – 8:05 pm                  Milton Hopkins and Jewel Brown

8:30 pm –  9:30 pm                 Texas Johnny Brown 



Floyd Taylor headlines the Petrillo Stage


11:15 am – 12:15 pm              Tommy McCracken

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm                Diunna and Blue Mercy

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm                  Bob Jones with Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band featuring Mike Wheeler

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm                  Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues



11:30 am – 12:30 pm              Panel Discussion of Malaco Records (Tommy Couch, Jr., Wolf Stephenson, Brett Bonner & Alex Thomas)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                  Terry “Big T” Williams

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm                  Mark “Muleman” Massey

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm                  Homemade Jamz Blues Band feat. Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                  Jam Session w/ Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band



12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                Columbia College Blues All Stars

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                  Rev. K M Williams

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Sam Lay Blues Band

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm                  Tribute to Hubert Sumlin featuring Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Eddie Shaw, Dave Specter , Bob Corritore, Johnny Iguana,  Kenny “Beedy Eyes”  Smith & Bob Stroger 


11:00 am – 11:45 am – Fernando Jones presents “Blues Kids of America” with special guests Ray Goren & Alex Lund
Noon – 12:50 pm – Big DooWopper
1:10 pm – 2:10 pm – Sam Lay joins Bob Riedy and Bob Corritore
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm – Omar Coleman & Friends: Kenny Smith, Bob Stroger & Billy Flynn
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Harmonica Blowout: Harry Garner Band with many special Harp guests
5:30 pm – 6:10 pm – Nigel Mack Band, Winners of the WCBS “Best CD” for 2011
6:25 – 7:05 pm – Geneva Red’s “Original Delta Fireballs”



5:40 pm – 6:10 pm                  Paul Kaye (Tribute to David Honeyboy Edwards)

6:35 pm – 8:00 pm                  Celebrating Muddy Waters Disciples —  Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith & Mojo Buford — featuring Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Mud Morganfield, Kenny ”Beedy Eyes” Smith, Barrelhouse Chuck, Lil’ Frank, Bob Stroger & Joe Filisko

8:25 pm – 9:30 pm                   Floyd Taylor



Mavis Staples closes out the fest/ photo: Jennifer Noble


 11:15 am – 12:15 pm              Demetria Taylor

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm                Mary Lane and the No Static Blues Band 

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm                  Charles Wilson                                                

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm                  Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials



11:30 am – 12:15 pm              Howlin’ Wolf B-Day/Panel Discussion with Barbra Marks, Sterling Plumpp & Dick Shurman

12:30 pm – 1:25 pm                The Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band

1:30 pm –   2:30 pm                Eden Brent

3:00 pm –   4:00 pm                Pat Brown

4:30  pm – 5:30 pm                 Patrice Moncel

6:00 pm –   7:00 pm                Mississippi Jam Session w/ Dexter Allen



12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                Homemade Jamz Blues Band featuring Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

1:30pm – 2:30 pm                   Lurrie Bell

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                  Omar Coleman and Friends

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm                  Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang


11:00 am – 11:45 am – Moonlighters with Butt Naked Sam
Noon – 3:50 pm – Five bands compete in ROUND 1 of Windy City Blues Society’s Annual “Chicago Blues Challenge”
4:10 pm – 5:00 pm – Pistol Pete Band Winners of the WCBS Chicago Blues Challenge “Band” Contest
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm – Kilborn Alley Blues Band with special guest Deak Harp
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm – Liz Mandeville & Donna Herula Duo Winners of the WCBS Chicago Blues Challenge “Solo/Duo” Contest



6:00 pm – 7:20 pm      Celebrating Women in Blues – Tribute to KoKo Taylor:                                                                    featuring Melvia “Chick” Rodgers, Jackie Scott, Deitra Farr, Nora Jean Brusco and The KoKo Taylor Blues Machine Band 

7:45 pm – 9:00 pm                  Mavis Staples “













Buddy Whittington At The 2012 Denton Blues Festival




Published on Jan 6, 2013

” Opening act for the 14th annual Denton Blues Festival sponsored by the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce. “










Brazil’s ‘Miss Bumbum 2014’ Contest Kicks Off Today






” Most American men will tell you they are either a boob guy or a butt guy. But in Brazil, it’s apparently all about the butt.

  According to Huffington Post, the “Miss Bumbum” competition kicks off today in Sao Paulo with 27 lovely ladies representing Brazil’s 26 states and one federal district hoping to win the country’s annual competition for having the best ass.

  Brazilians have until November to vote online and narrow the field down to 15 for the finals, where the winner will take home roughly $22,000 in endorsement deals and “instant celebrity.”

  For the first time in the competition’s history, twins will be duking it out for the honor of best caboose, as Rafaella and Graziella Fornazieri have both entered the contest.

  Last year’s champion, Dai Macedo , told a French newspaper that to win the title of “Miss Bumbum,” it takes a lot of devotion.

” No nightclubs. No sweets,” Macedo said. “I went to the gym Saturdays and Sundays.”

  Macedo won the title of “Miss Bumbum 2013” after sporting a moneymaker that measured in at 42 inches, proving once again that size does matter.”



   Read/view more about the 2014 candidates here and be sure to check out our coverage of 2012 and 2013 pageants . Here are some video highlights of years past …



   The finale from 2012 …

 And the candidates from 2013 …














$37,680,000,000: That’s How Much The U.S. Spent On Foreign Aid In 2012 — Here’s A Chart That Helps Explain It




Just How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Foreign Aid Anyway? This Chart Will Explain




” The United States spends billion of dollars each year on foreign aid .

  In fact, the U.S. sent approximately $37,680,000,000 overseas in 2012 for foreign aid, according to Finance Degree Center, a website dedicated to finance education.”

The Blaze has more .

Yes, Obama Deliberately Stalled Controversial Regs Prior To 2012 Election



Washington Post Obama Regulatory Delay 2012


” Prior to the 2012 election there were claims that the Obama administration was concealing its intentions by deliberately not moving proposed regulations forward so as to avoid campaign controversy.

  Needless to say, the Obama campaign denied the charges then and now.

  We reported on how delay of regulations damaged the rollout of Obamacare, Re-election 2012: HHS went quiet on Obamacare regs leading to healthcare.gov tech failure

  The Washington Post reports on how organized the concealment and delay effort was, White House delayed enacting rules ahead of 2012 election to avoid controversy:

  The White House systematically delayed enacting a series of rules on the environment, worker safety and health care to prevent them from becoming points of contention before the 2012 election, according to documents and interviews with current and former administration officials.”


 Legal Insurrection Has The Details








Daily Comedy 8.23.13

Ali G British Comedy Awards 2012 – Outstanding Achievement to Comedy


Daily Comedy 3.4.13

AFV Part 135 (NEW!) America’s Funniest Home Videos 2012 (Funny Clips Fail Montage Compilation)

Daily Video 2.24.13

Has China Built A Stargate?


Courtesy Of Michael Yon


Panorama London


Click On The Picture To See It In All It’s Wonder

Daily Video 1.9.13

 Vertical Skydiving World Record 2012

National Geographic Photo Contest 2012


” See the three winning images, along with the viewers’ choices and honorable mentions. The grand-prize winner receives $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters to participate in an annual photography seminar.”



Stilt Fishing

” Honorable Mention

Stilt fishing is a typical fishing technique only seen in Sri Lanka. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a petta tied to a vertical pole planted into the coral reef. This long exposure shot shows how unstable their position is.”








Report: 532 Murdered In Chicago In 2012





” The website also claims that, through December 25, 2012, there 2,670 people were shot in Chicago last year. That’s also an increase from the year before, when 2,217 people were shot in Chicago that year.

In all, it means that on average almost 1.5 people were murdered in Chicago each day last year, while on average 7.3 people were shot each day.

Official numbers from the city of Chicago appear to be a tad bit lower, however. ”





Gun Photos of the Year (43 Photos)






Here’s Another Sample 













A Shameful Roundup Of The Year’s Most Humiliating Marketing Blunders




” Judging by the traffic trends on this blog, it seems the only thing more enjoyable than a brilliant, uplifting, inspirational marketing success is a horrible, embarrassing, cringe-worthy marketing blunder—otherwise known as the big brand fail. Every year there’s plenty of them—the accidental tweet, the offensive billboard, the Photoshop disaster, the just-plain-tasteless ad. At the link below, we’ve compiled 20 of the most notable brand fails from 2012—a nice dose of ad-enfreude to fill your evil rubbernecking hearts with joy. Just be glad it wasn’t you. And try to learn a lesson from the Harvey Nichols model above and refrain from pissing yourself with laughter. It’s not a good look. “

Gallery: The 20 Biggest Brand Fails of 2012




Daily Video 12/22







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