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November 2013 Articles (8)

Cap'n's Cabaret #101: Feeling Animated?

It's a new revolution in art: Animated Drawings!! 

Ain't it amazing what the new flicker pics can do today?  For the past few years we've gotten to see new and amazing things done with the motion picture camera including amazing cut-scene effects that let you heighten dramatic tension, and we've seen…


Added by Cap'n Tony on November 30, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Dixon Hawke Library #549

Taken from the comic plus: The other, other "Great Detective", Dixon Hawke (although fans would say Hawke was a better read than Sexton Blake) appeared in The Dixon Hawke Library in 1919, which ran 576 issues till 1941. His adventures also appeared in the subsequent Dixon Hawke Case Books, plus the weekly paper, "Adventure" and in the Sunday Post. The library issues were smaller than pocket libraries.…


Added by Scott on November 21, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cap'n's Cabaret 100th Episode Spectacular!! [Part 2]

Back again for the exciting conclusion of our two-part 100th Episode Spectacular Celebration. 100 weeks of music, dance, history, and cocktails!

And today we start where we…


Added by Cap'n Tony on November 16, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Today is November 12th. Dieselpunk Day. Our day.

Today is November 12th. Dieselpunk Day. Our day.

As a holiday, it holds as much influence as any other corporate-created greeting card sales campaign. However, let's aside the word and focus on what the day represents.

In Philadelphia, Dieselpunk Day started as a snowy and wet Tuesday. Whether you work in a city, on the land, or in the home, we all woke up to the same day; and at first glance, it looks a lot like yesterday. You'll go through your routine, make…


Added by Tome Wilson on November 12, 2013 at 10:41am — 8 Comments

Cap'n's Cabaret 100th Episode Spectacular!! [Part 1]

Raise your glass, everyone around the world, it's the Cabaret Centenial Celebration!!!

Yes, it's the greatest moment in Entertainment History, a gala celebration that dozens the world over have been eagerly anticipating for the last 99-odd weeks.  It's the official 100th Episode of the Cap'n's Cabaret, your home for Diesel Era Music, Cocktails, Pop…


Added by Cap'n Tony on November 9, 2013 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Raymond Loewy's 120th Birthday

Google is celebrating the 120th Birthday of designer extraordinaire, Raymond Loewy today!

Here is his stunning official website. And a fun article in The…


Added by Joe May on November 5, 2013 at 9:57am — 2 Comments

Some Picks To Remember... Well Into November

For the half-dozen or so people who are wondering what happened to Pilsner's Picks, yours truly was wandering around Seattle snapping pictures and doing the whole tourist bit when I'm usually putting the playlist together. So for the first time in about twelve years (!!!) the Picks are late. However, here they are, without further ado (I ran completely out of ado during the trip).…


Added by Pilsner Panther on November 4, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments

Cap'n's Cabaret #99: Happy Days are Beer Again!!

WET ONCE AGAIN!!!  Glory, hallelujah, America is wet once again!

Hail to Senator Blaine, hail to the Blaine Act, and hail to the 21st Amendment!  Volstead is dead, the 18th is dead, and the Fifth is back in hand [image from sidedish.wpengine.com].

For our fans outside the USA it's impossible for us here to overstate just what a collossal mess Prohibition was. …


Added by Cap'n Tony on November 2, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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