Chubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the Congo

Beefy Rook started a dance craze called The Sit -n- Spin! He would resurface in 10 years as Heavy Stone (Backgammon piece you rube) with a remix entitled Spinnin’ Again!. He was last seen as one of the original MTV VJs:

Besides the mother of a yoghurt pooper, “Psycho” also featured Anthony Perkins. Mr. Perkins starred in the original adaptation of my favorite “musical theater” composition of all time:

Mix a little dystopia with some 1960s Sondheim and you get this awesome-ness. Ol’ Steve’s prescience regarding the downfall of downtowns and department stores is a little frightening. I wonder what he has to say about Amazon.com…..

“The King, not the Belgian government, effectively owned and controlled the Congo. Leopold administered the Congo in a notoriously brutal manner, using it to augment his own personal wealth.” I further understand why most European countries don’t like Belgium.

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Has ANYTHING decent come out of that country? Seriously, it’s like Moundridge freakin’ Kansas.

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