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When a flattop is viewed from the front, varying degrees of squarish appearance are achieved by the design of the upper sides as they approach and round or angle on to the flat deck. Possibilities are somewhat limited by skull shape, the density of the hair and the diameter of the individual shafts of hair, but may include: boxy upper sides with rounded corners; boxy upper sides with sharp corners; rounded upper sides with rounded corners; rounded upper sides with sharp corners. The hair on the sides and back of the head is usually tapered short, semi-short, or medium.

Since the haircut is short and quickly grows out of its precisely-cut shape, maintenance haircuts are required at least every few weeks, and some flattop wearers get haircuts as often as once a week. Flattops have almost exclusively been worn by men and boys, being most popular among military men, athletes and blue collar workers.

The flattop has maintained a contingent of dedicated wearers since it was introduced. It was very popular in the 1950s, but faded in popularity with the emergence of longer hair styles in the late 1960s and 1970s. It had a brief reappearance in the 1980s and early 1990s, before dropping off again.  30 Best Photos of 1960s Flattops 

“The demand for the Model 3 Tesla is insanely high. The inhibitor is that people don’€™t have the money to buy one,”€ Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk told analysts on the call.

Facebook continues the war against its own users, this time by just paying them to sabotage themselves. Among the valuable data harvested during this process is the supremely useful fact that it’s easy to convince children to do dumb shit and there are no consequences to doing so. Hackernews brainstorms hare-brained technical solutions that a phone software company might implement to combat an ultrawealthy psychopathic corporate entity actively pursuing hostile activity on a global basis. A popular Hackernews refrain: Facebook would be irresponsible if they failed to use every method available to them to harvest the personal data of teenagers. n-gate.com. we can’t both be right.

Has Anyone Ever Actually Tied a Damsel in Distress to a Railway Track?

To find the true origin of the trope, at least in terms of what popularized it, we have to go back to stage plays, with it commonly stated that Augustin Daly’s 1867 play, Under the Gaslight by American was first. This does indeed contain such a scene, in this case where a character named Snorkey is tied to the rails by a man named Byke. As he’s doing this, Byke exclaims,

I’m going to put you to bed. You won’t toss much. In less than ten minutes you’ll be sound asleep. There, how do you like it ? You’ll get down to the Branch before me, will you? You dog me and play the eavesdropper, eh I Now do it if you can. When you hear the thunder under your head and see the lights dancing in your eyes, and feel the iron wheels a foot from your neck, remember Byke!

Thankfully for Snorkey, in a sort of reversal of the gender roles in the scene, a damsel named Laura manages to come to his rescue and free him just before the train arrives.

While, as noted, Daly is commonly given credit for coming up with the idea, it turns out this isn’t correct at all; it was simply his play that popularized it. For example, sticking with theater, if you dig a little deeper, a similar scene also appeared in a previous play called The Engineer released in 1863 in Britain.

What Will It Take To Make You Understand And Accept That They Hate You?

Their SJW posturing is all a lie and a scam. They don’t care about ending racism, sexism, homophobia, or any of the myriad other -isms and -phobias they blather about. Those poses are just weapons to be used to capture what they really want – total power over you. They seek to shame you into submission, and if that won’t work, then they’ll do whatever it takes.

Do you think they won’t use violence to make you conform? Hell, Democrat presidential candidate Eric Swalwell is willing to nuke you for not giving up your guns. We know that because he said so.

It’s time to stop pretending that people who hate our guts don’t hate our guts and that given the chance they won’t act exactly like people who hate our guts would act.

The time to stop them is now, while we still can peacefully, before they quit tweeting about killing and start doing it beyond the occasional Bernie Bro at a ball field. We need to purge the weakhearts and Fredocons from positions of authority in our movement and be all-in for victory in 2020. In the meantime, we need to aggressively push our campaign to remake the courts. And it sure would not hurt to follow the Founders‘ advice to exercise our Second Amendment rights to reinforce the deterrent to tyranny that is an armed citizenry.

The more journalists that are added to a news enterprise, beyond some optimal number, the faster the enterprise descends into insolvency. A single journalist can create enough content for a theoretical maximum of consumers. Two journalists, however, can produce something less than the sum of those theoretical maximums.  Old And Busted | The Z Blog

Socialism Is The Fyre Festival Of Ideologies, And Stupid Millennials Are Falling For It Too

The millennials are falling for socialism just the same way they fell for the Fyre Festival.

“Whoa, someone’s going to give all this wonderful stuff to me? I’m not going to harsh the buzz by asking questions like ‘Has this ever been done before?’ or ‘Aren’t things that sound too good to be true usually too good to be true?’ All these models on Instagram are saying it’s cool, and since I have no religion, their consumerist lifestyle imagery fills the void in my soul and I must obey. On to Great Exuma to party with whoever ‘Lil Yachty’ is! Oh, and yah Marxism, too!”

 

“The sword of Orion opens the doors of the sky.
Before the doors close again the gate to the path
Over the fire, beneath the holy ones as they grow dark
As a falcon flies as a falcon flies, may Unis rise into this fire
Beneath the holy ones as they grow dark.
They make a path for Unis, Unis takes the path,
Unis becomes the falcon star, Sirius.”

― Verse from the Pyramid Texts, inscribed on the walls of the antechamber in the Pyramid of Unas

Thinking about how she must’ve felt, about having to go to a (shudder) Costco store, to flog her book and to maintain her public visibility for 2020, to have to talk to fat women on motorized wheelchairs, workers who make less than $13 an hour, and in general, people who are unable to give hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Clinton Foundation, makes me very happy and warm on the inside. Ace of Spades HQ

 

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  • ghostsniper February 5, 2019, 1:11 PM

    clintin, trapped in the middle of a sea of deplorables. HA HA HA HAAA
    Those flat top guys were stood in the corner and didn’t fall over when they were bad.

    If I ever encounter an sjw up close and in person it will instantly shut it’s yap and haul ass.
    It will know, as soon as it sees my eyes, that the very last thing it wants to do is run that jibber.
    Improperly raised, undisciplined, lying assed children, no matter how old they are – it’s the culpable media that gives them floor space.

  • Casey Klahn February 5, 2019, 1:22 PM

    All those pictures of Hellary’s face. It looks like a fucking communist campaign. What was her late-cum slogan in her forgettable campaign? Better Together?? Yeah, right. Soviet slogan.

    That photo rocks it. Dems are their own meme-makers. This is some sweet schadenfreude, indeed.

    Will read the whole post, eagerly.

  • MIKE GUENTHER February 5, 2019, 2:47 PM

    Back in the day.. early to mid sixties, our uncle who had just got out of the Navy, was staying with our family while he went through the Police Academy in San Diego, CA.

    Just about every two weeks, me and my brothers were subjected to haircuts by Unc in the garage with the garage door opened for all the world to see. We hated it. He only knew one style and that was the flat top.

    We used to get in a few fights with the neighbor kids over their laughing and making fun of us.

    Even before that, we used to go to MCRD where our dad was employed and get haircuts from the barber who used to cut Jim Nabors hair for the sitcom, Gomer Pyle USMC.

  • Sam L. February 5, 2019, 3:29 PM

    Oh, the amount of stomach acid she must have generated!

  • AesopFan February 5, 2019, 8:59 PM

    On the Facebook Foofara, the direct link to the article n-gate cites is
    https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/facebook-project-atlas/

    By coincidence, I had just finished reading this article on the same subject.
    Serendipity rules!
    https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/31/facebook-researchgate/

  • AesopFan February 5, 2019, 10:04 PM

    Curse ya, Gerard — I’ve been binge-reading the Z-blog for two hours and have more good articles to go!
    (PS the article on the Fyre Hoax was a hoot; I remember reading about it at the time, and shaking my head at the naivete of the scammed hordes.)

  • Larry Geiger February 6, 2019, 5:51 AM

    Flat Top. If only. When I was a kid I was very blonde. (No, not that kind of blonde…). My hair was so fine it wouldn’t sustain even a flat top. All the engineers and their sons had flat tops. A bunch of the NASA guys had flat tops. They were cool. So my dad used the dog clippers and buzz cut my brothers and I. I looked like I was bald. I have a picture but I’m not going to share it. Ever.

  • mmack February 6, 2019, 7:39 PM

    And here I thought a flattop was a big Navy ship that airplanes could land on.
    Versus a flathead, which is an old Ford V8 with side valves.

    Never got a flattop haircut, but I’ve heard stories from my older brothers that both my maternal and paternal grandfathers would get out the clippers and scissors and give them a darn good one. (Both grandfathers were young men in the Depression. Money for haircuts was a luxury. They learned basic barber skills to save what little money they had)

  • H February 7, 2019, 4:31 AM

    I’m giggling like a schoolgirl at the Costco photo. Thank you, thank you Gerard, for you have made an old man very happy. It’s been said that while Karma’s a bitch, sometimes she smiles, but I never quite understood what that meant before now.

  • R Daneel February 7, 2019, 6:56 PM

    Larry – Butch Wax was made them stand up.

  • Waepnedmann February 8, 2019, 6:55 PM

    The BEST flattop you will find north of the MCRD is by Randy of Randy’s Barbershop on Antelope Blvd in Red Bluff.
    Ask for the Doug Bauman Special.
    Randy will respond,”Winter or Summer?”
    And you can read Leatherneck while you wait.

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