After a long couple of weeks learning how to live stream, I’m back on the animation beat. Usually I like to grab some event in history that has relevance today, and boy is the next video like holding up a mirror to 1972.
Remember when we put a man on the moon? Remember how we wiped out polio? Remember when it was cool to be smart? I do. And I wish we were smart again.
I’m old enough to remember when St. Ronaldus of Reagan laid a wreath at the grave of 49 SS soldiers, and said they, like the Jews, Slavs, Gypsies, Poles, and everyone else they murdered, were “victims too”. Good old Ronald Reagan. What a nice man. Joey Ramone was less than impressed:
I was a teenager when the Chernobyl disaster occurred. Hard to believe it’s been 31 years. In another 119 years, that area might be inhabitable by humans again. Anyway, here’s my take on it: Bonus: Kraftwerk’s “Radioactivity”.
I wish I’d had more time to do a better video, but I gotta tell you that even as a non-observant half-a-Jew (not so much Jewish, as “Jew-y”) this hurt my heart. Carl Jung, of whose work I am mostly ignorant, talked about the collective unconsciousness. Explaining that concept is above my pay grade, but…
Today, April 12, is the 156th anniversary of the day the South decided to get its collective ass kicked over a four-year period. Here’s my take on the matter.