Julius Sumner Miller

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Julius Sumner Miller

An inspiration in science, learning, and character

Julius Sumner Miller

Julius Sumner Miller, American Physicist, 1909-1987

I first saw Julius Sumner Miller (pictured above) on reruns of his science show “Why is it so?” As a youngster still in grade school, his teachings and his personality both had a profound effect on me. He truly had a passion for physics and for teaching. His look and mannerisms practically scream “SCIENCE!”. If his goal was to get kids interested in science, math and physics, then it was a rousing success.
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Legal Disclaimer Song

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Legal Disclaimer

a song parody by Joe J Thomas

(with apologies to Brad Paisley)

Legal Disclaimer Song
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How I Became a Hip-Hop Manager

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How I Became a Hip-Hop Manager

(a mostly true story by Joe J Thomas)

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I’m the manager of the biggest star in hip-hop. It’s not like I planned it. It just sort of happened. Let me start at the beginning…

I was on my way to Hollywood to see some friends perform Improv and standup comedy. I knew the name of the place, and that it was at Hollywood and Vine, but I’d never been there in person.
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Dump Art Gallery

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Joe’s Dump: Art Gallery!

While writing posts for Joe’s Dump, I was surprised to find out how many graphics I had created.

A few of my favorites are listed below for your viewing pleasure.

Please click on each for a link to a larger version, or to view the original post.

Hope you enjoy the “Joe’s Dump Art Gallery“!

Sincerely,
Aruba Borealis – Curator

Quotes and Commentary:

Life Moon Earth

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Life, Moon, Earth

Peter Sellers Quote

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Peter Sellers Quote

Bill Nye / Ken Hamm Debate

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Bill Nye / Ken Hamm Debate

Life+Weapons=Death

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Life+Weapons=Death

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NDA Blues

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NDA Blues

by Motif “Bluesman” Thomas

Motif "Bluesman" Thomas

Following his breakout success “Herbert The Homicidal Turkey” last year, we’ve recently uncovered this early gem from Motif’s 92 year career in his basement. His struggles with “The Man” are evident in both songs, but you can really hear the genesis of the idea in this older classic.

We hope you enjoy “NDA Blues” by Motif “Bluesman” Thomas:


definition: NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement)
A legally binding contract that ensures a performer will keep their mouth shut about sensitive project details until said project has been released to the general public.


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Linguistic Lamentations

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Linguistic Lamentations

with your host:

Sir Reginald Smith-Smythe-Smithe

JoeActor: Phrenology Head

 

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Good evening.
My name is Sir Reginald Smith-Smythe-Smithe, and I am associate assistant professor of linguistics at the Pacoima Community College.

This evening I shall be lecturing on the proper use of English words in situations where one wishes to be perceived as wealthy, intelligent, or well-traveled.
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