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Saturday Matinee: The Desert Rats (1953)

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 26, 2008

Rommel has the British in retreat on his way to the Suez Canal. All that stands in his way is Tobruk, held by a vastly out numbered force of Australian troops. Richard Burton leads these troops on daring raids against Rommel, keeping him off balance as they earn the nickname ‘The Desert Rats’.

Wikipedia Article on the British 7th Armoured Division.

Find movies, video and more at Hulu.

These types of services works very well for me, because I live out of range of over-the-air television signals and have no interest in purchasing a satellite receiver. Thank God that I have had Verizon DSL since March.

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Old Glory Radio Show for July 25th

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 26, 2008

Here is tonight’s show of Old Glory Radio:

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Old Glory Radio Live Show For July 18th

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 18, 2008

If it’s Friday Night, It’s time for Tom Fredricksen to host “The Old Glory Radio Show”! Tonight, he will introduce us to Uncle Abdul’s Madrassa:

Turn the player on at 9 PM Eastern Time, and sit back, and enjoy! From this player, you can also watch past shows, or visit the Live Show Page, and use the calender to select the show you wish to watch.

**update** There will be no live show this week due to a power outage in the area the show originates. Tune back in next week.

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Time Lapse: The Southern Lights

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 14, 2008

Time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights.
This is the Southern Hemisphere equivalent of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights.
Filmed during the Antarctic winter in the general vicinity of McMurdo Station and Scott Base, where the sun is below the horizon for 4 months of the year.
Most of the individual clips here were each taken over about a 10 minute period to give you an idea of how much they were moving in real time.

Source: Frostbytes

I have some local time lapse footage to put up, and while I was researching methods of converting my material into a video, I ran across this. One day, I’d like to see aurora in the sky first hand. That would be cool.

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Coming Friday Night: Uncle Abdul’s Madrassa

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 14, 2008

For immediate release. Old Glory Radio Network will begin a programming schedule for children starting July 18th 2008 with a debut on it’s regular live program, the Old Glory Radio Hour. 6:00pm P.S.T.

Speaking from the network headquarters in Northern California, programming Director Tom Fredriksen related: ” there is a growing need to devote time and resources toward the education of our youth. Old Glory is very proud to be able to offer this new programming.”

The complete new children educational line up will be announced later this summer.

Beginning this week will be the educational live studio show “Uncle Abdul’s Madressa” Starring, Uncle Abdul and The Little Sheik. Special guest, country singing star, Six Gun Sally.

For more information, visit Old Glory Radio

I plan on embedding the show here, but if I forget this is the Live Show Page, where you can watch other episodes of the show on demand 24/7.

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Old Glory Radio Live Show

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 12, 2008

I have been remiss in posting the Old Glory Radio Live Show due to poor time management skills.

The show starts at 9 PM Eastern Time.

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Cherokee Exhibition Stickball Game

Posted by Thunder Pig on May 22, 2008

This past Saturday, at the Nikwasi Celebration, the Wolftown Stickball team put on an exhibition game of stickball. Here are portions of the game:

Full video of Nikwasi Celebration.

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Thunder Road Screening

Posted by Thunder Pig on May 21, 2008

This year is the 50th Anniversary of Thunder Road, some of which was shot in this area, and in honor of that (and a response to AshVegas), here is the complete movie:

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Old Glory Radio Live Video Show

Posted by Thunder Pig on May 17, 2008

Here is an excellent show you should be watching on Friday nights at 9pm Eastern:

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Old Glory Blog and Podcast

Live Show Page

Tom will put up the new call-in number to the studio just before the show begins.

I am also scheduled to appear on this show for a segment next week to report on the political scene in western North Carolina for Tom.

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Blog Talk Radio: Jamie Bamber of Battlestar Galactica on Shaun OMac

Posted by Thunder Pig on May 16, 2008

Hat Tip: Galactica Sitrep

The show starts at 6pm:

Chat Room (open while show is on air).

There will also be some discussion of the Sci Fi Show Jericho.

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