What Can't You Find On The Internet?

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Notoriously a complete tracklisting for the British Now That's What I Call Music albums is not available on the 'net. (Or it might be but I've never found it). What can't YOU find online, and maybe WE can help?

Tom, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Now that's what I call a website.
I can't seem to find websites that collect articles on art and philosophy. Maybe I haven't looked hard enough.

Helen Fordsdale, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Ah, but that be the Amurrican NTWICM.

Richard Tunnicliffe, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I can't find the chords for Embassy Row by Pavement.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

A copy of 'Evening with Wild Man Fischer'

dave q, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Sam - Embassy Row tabs

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Nope, those are bass tabs. I've found those before.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

But thank you.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Dave Q - An Evening With Wild Man Fischer

Sam - sorry.

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Dastoor = the new Google. As in "I Dastoored for transcripts of Eddie Murphy's Raw and came up with bugger-all."

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

ok dammit, where can i find a list of pokemon so i can choose which one i want to be?

Menelaus Darcy, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

ooooh, hoorah! i found something without having to wade through pictorials and flashing text!

Menelaus Darcy, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Complete historical records for football league clubs. You'd think you'd be able to find out just how Derby County fared in the second half of the 75-76 season, or the details of Everton's thrilling winning sequence early in 80-81, but, somewhere between sites trying to cover everything (that Austrian site with its list of Andorran post-war Cup finals) and club sites maintained by fans (last update: 3-1-97), this info seems lost.

Michael Jones, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

A site containing full transcripts of French movie screenplays (in French). There's hundreds of scripts on the web for American and British films but the only French one I've ever managed to find is Les Demoiselles de Rochefort.

scott, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Love.

Which is a real bitch cos every other fucker does.

Pete, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I'm with Pete. I can't find love neither.

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Pokemon Data

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

but now you have found each other!!

(heh)

mark s, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Some philosophy links for Helen (i don't know if this is the kind of thing you meant):

http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World/philsys.html

http://link.bubl.ac.uk/ISC2365

scott, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Thanks Mark. I don't think it works like that though.

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

A transcript of "The Troggs Tapes".

fritz, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Nuclear Missiles Top Trumps

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

B-but he even shaves his legs?!¡¿

mark s, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Unless the Barnet Ape's reputation is such that even Australians regularly sacrifice small animals to huge statues of him in the Outback, I fear Toraneko will need to reserve judgment on him until later, dear Mark.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Mark, I do hope you are not suggesting that I have evah evah shaved my legs. They are apelike and hirsuite and will continue to be so. I think you is thinking of the Devil Dastoor - removeing the fur on his goatlike Pan cloven hoofie-woofies.

Pete, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I don't understand any of this. What's going on?

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

To Toraneko: Pete = Barnet Ape. Encounters with him directly prove this, usually when lubricated by drink.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Does that mean he's hairy?

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Barnet Ape is an anagram of Pete Baran.

Richard Tunnicliffe, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

English language translations of Serge Gainsbourg songs.

Andrew L, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Barnet Ape is an anagram of Pete Baran.

My God - I never realised this! And it seemed such an apt monker anyway (he is from Barnet, he is ape-like). How extraordinary!

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

i thought i wouldn't be able to find a profile for swarm but there it was.

ethan, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

A good frankenstein stencil for pumpkin carving.

Samantha, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I couldn't find proper information for my report on blacks in the first two decades of the twentieth century in relation to Coalhouse Walker in Ragtime, so I had to go use BOOKS. !

Maria, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I just can't find any pictures of Gunter Netzer when playing for Real Madrid. Although plenty from his Borussia Monchengladbach period. :( They should pass a law that every footie club on its official webpage has teamphoto's of every season, hell plus portraits of every player who ever played for them. Ah one can dream.

Also moving pictures (say Real Video) of Mazinger Z are unfindable.

Omar, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Re Sam and his quest for Embassy Row tab: I'm fairly sure this was on the magnificent Through The Woods (Everything Paved) page which disappeared about a year ago and has recently returned at http://www.deerspotters.com/pavement/, but there seems to be a server problem there right now. Sigh. I hope it gets sorted, because it was a fine site.

In the meantime, it's part of the zip file of Pavement tabs you can get here (click on "All Pavement Tabs!!"), though it doesn't seem to be available separately. It's only an 84k zip file, so it won't take long to download, but if you'd rather not get the whole zip then let me know and I'll send you the individual file.

Rebecca, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

The infamous library regulations at a very well-known private school once frequented by a certain contributor to this forum, which haven't been available for universal ridicule and worry about their implications for at least a year.

Also, from what I've seen, full details of exactly which seats changed hands in UK general elections up to 1970, though I might just not have looked hard enough.

Robin Carmody, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Whilst it's not a transcript, you can hear a copy of the Troggs tapes at http://www2.bitstream.net/tgg/index.html

Stephen, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

THe lyrics for "Miss Money Jane" by Kardinal Offishall. The second line in the chorus.

Tracer Hand, Tuesday, 16 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Oh yes. What I can't find on the internet = information about reggae artist Ras Ibuna, and what else he's done besides the magnificent Diverse Doctrine + version 7" on Grove records, which I already have. There's a handful of shops selling that and that's about it, as far as I can find. If anyone knows anything else about Ras Ibuna, get in touch, I'd be grateful for the info.

In fact, information on 60s-70s ska and reggae seems to be pretty sparse in general, sadly. I also can't find mp3s of a couple of dancehall tracks I'm looking for, but I should probably stop being a cheapskate and buy them, except I have no idea where I'd buy them.

I'm having one of my intermittent reggae obsessions, as you can probably tell...

Rebecca, Tuesday, 16 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

A website with info on Cartoon Sushi.

palpable, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Do you mean the legendary Sushi Seals?

RickyT, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Cos there's loads of stuff if you google for them

Richard Tunnicliffe, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

pornography starring people I know.

hans, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I can't find the email addresses of several former friends who I'd like to try to contact, what is that about?

Ally, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

I can't find loads of slanderous but humorous ancedotes about my guy's ex. What's up with that ?!?!?

Sam-at-home, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Rebecca - there maybe info on Ras Ibuna on the sleeve for Rodigans Roots and Culture Vol 1 - will check tonight. he also did a track called 'Want to Know'. i imagine the rest of their work was under other names - pretty unlikely for any Jamaican artist to just record 2 sides

m jemmeson, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Rebecca (again) - if you're in London then i recommend Dub Vendor (branches in Ladbroke Grove and S.London, either Brixton or Clapham, I can't remember), Sounds of the Universe (Ingestre Place, nr Selectadisc), and Daddy Kool (downstairs from second hand shop, Berwick St). Daddy Kool aren't as helpful though, and won't play tracks for you, but have a big stock if you know what you want. you're talking Jamaican 7"s for dancehall (between 2.50 and 4.00 each), except for the occasional albums (e.g. Sizzla, Mr Vegas) or the Greensleeves 'riddim' albums (10 tracks all on the same rhythm)

downstairs at Ray's Jazz Shop (Covent Garden) has plenty of 7" represses of JA stuff, and a turntable to listen on

m jemmeson, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Steady Mike has a point. Lots of Euro info is there, but less League - I think. How about Manchester United's 10-ame run c. late 1985 - does the record stop at game 11?

I can't find a resolution for the www contradiction between Lloyd Cole, on the Lloyd site, saying he loves Robert Quine and they're going for NYC Chinese food next week, and Quine, on the Quine site, saying, "Lloyd Cole just wants to make MOR records for the commercial radio" etc.

Most importantly, I can't find 'Ask And He'll Answer' Nicky D answering my question of a while back, namely: why are there two different versions of the Magnetic Fields' GET LOST LP?

the pinefox, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Yay! Thank you m jemmeson. I am not in London but I'm just about close enough to go shopping there one afternoon (transport between nearest city and London = cheap, fast and easy, 24 hours a day; transport along the 18 miles of A-road from here to nearest city and back = overpriced, slow and complicated, and stops at 6pm, sigh). I'll try to get to some of the shops you mention at some point.

Do you have to go and buy tracks while they're still reasonably new, or is there a fair bit of back stock? And are the Greensleeves riddim compilations mixed or do they feature full-length tracks? I'm mainly looking for "Money To Burn" (don't know who this is by but it rocks) and Mr Easy's "Crazy", both of which are based on the Buy Out riddim, but I'd be interested in any other Buy Out tracks or, well, anything, really. (Cue lots of dancehall connoisseurs laughing at me - as you can see, I don't really know what I'm talking about at all. I feel far too white and middle-class to say "riddim", as well, but it seems fairly unavoidable.)

Anyway, thanks very much for your help, much appreciated, you rock. And an excuse for a record-shopping trip to the Berwick Street area is always appreciated, even if I haven't dared venture into the non- indie shops before :)

Rebecca, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (nineteen years ago) link

Holy shit, yes! Andrew Hicks was the name, thanks for that! Found a few articles about him from 2011 that reference a blog that resurrected his original writing, but unfortunately all those links appear to be dead now. Thanks for that much though, I couldn’t even come up with his name which wasn’t aiding my googling.

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Wednesday, 10 February 2021 06:11 (seven months ago) link

A menu from a pizza restaurant which had varieties for every country, think itvwas from the mid-west in the 50s.

Dan Worsley, Wednesday, 10 February 2021 09:58 (seven months ago) link

Ok, found it on Twitter. Classic fusion cooking from 1957.

I was going through The Oregonian's archives and found this ad for a pizza restaurant…… in 1957. Yes I realize it was probably not great pizza, but the toppings sound intensely appealing to me. I need to recreate all of these!! pic.twitter.com/TAaV03BlJR

— Neven Mrgan (@mrgan) September 8, 2020

Dan Worsley, Wednesday, 10 February 2021 17:03 (seven months ago) link

Back in Francine's Pizza Jungle

honk honk honkin' on Bobo's door (Doctor Casino), Wednesday, 10 February 2021 18:46 (seven months ago) link

the week david bowie died some DJ did an absolutely incredible DJ juggle version of Let's Dance but it's NOT the Scratch Bastid version that is quite easily findable on YouTube it was someone a lot less smug with a nicer camera but i cannot find it for the life of me

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 16 February 2021 11:45 (seven months ago) link

one month passes...

Two things I can't find

1. This is an arthouse film I saw on TV in the early or mid 90s, it was one of those films on an un-dressed white set, like Dogville. There was a man trying to get some advice in his life, he was told to marry a rich widow, so he did this, then went with the widow to the USA. The border guard gave them hamburgers and coca cola, they said "but we don't like hamburgers and coca cola" and he said "sure, everyone likes hamburger and coca cola" - I have no idea whether this was a good or a bad film, I watched it with my dad who was not at all impressed, but that scene has stuck with me for at least 25 years.

2. A Japanese (possibly Korean) sitcom which I used to watch in China in 2006 (so probably from 2000-2005) - it was called "(Man's Name)'s Diary" and was about a strong, dumb, harmless guy and his relationship with his petite wife who he was terrified of, standard enough sitcom fare but it was ridiculously cartoonish, to an almost Lazytown level, but it was an adult show.

Bastard Lakes (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Friday, 26 March 2021 21:58 (five months ago) link

one month passes...

1. Apparently there has never been a static image of a beekeeper working at a desk.

2. Clip of Paul Schaffer shaking his fist yelling "Damn you, Twister!"

Spencer Chow, Friday, 30 April 2021 22:37 (four months ago) link

not static, "stock"...

Spencer Chow, Friday, 30 April 2021 22:37 (four months ago) link

Full streaming movie of Mad Max but it's the American dub.

Philip Nunez, Friday, 30 April 2021 22:46 (four months ago) link

two months pass...

the pitchfork “best albums by women+” list

Mr. Snrub, Sunday, 4 July 2021 17:48 (two months ago) link

Duh, it wasn’t Pitchfork it was NPR:

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/30/627395449/turning-the-tables-the-200-greatest-songs-by-21st-century-women-part-1

Mr. Snrub, Sunday, 4 July 2021 17:50 (two months ago) link

still no clue with either of mine 3 months ago

A viking of frowns, (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Sunday, 4 July 2021 20:36 (two months ago) link

A Japanese (possibly Korean) sitcom which I used to watch in China in 2006

Oniyome Nikki?

visiting, Sunday, 4 July 2021 21:00 (two months ago) link

https://mydramalist.com/7700-oniyome-nikki

I came across that one as well - couldn't ascertain whether it was shown on Chinese TV -it's 2005 tho

ten man poland chasing this means hamsik feasts (breastcrawl), Sunday, 4 July 2021 21:10 (two months ago) link

lol it's the same link even!

from YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVifEfdWz2k

ten man poland chasing this means hamsik feasts (breastcrawl), Sunday, 4 July 2021 21:11 (two months ago) link

That's the one! only aired for one series and looks like they changed the title in HK, not surprised I couldn't find it. looks as strange as I remembered.

thank you both!

A viking of frowns, (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Sunday, 4 July 2021 21:14 (two months ago) link

there was a second series apparently: Oniyome Nikki: Ii Yu da na

visiting, Sunday, 4 July 2021 21:17 (two months ago) link

A so-so web series from circa 2008? About it becoming permanently nighttime, plus the dark kills you. Opened with some students in a university dorm.

Pilot of a WALKING DEAD style zombie series from the same time that didn’t actually get made into a series, with a guy trapped in his office building.

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Friday, 9 July 2021 01:12 (two months ago) link

THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE SONG "AMERICAN STORM" BY BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND.

NOT A LIVE VERSION.

NOT THE SONG PLAYING OVER THE LIKE A ROCK ALBUM COVER.

THIS ONE.

(P.S. I live in the United States.)

pplains, Sunday, 11 July 2021 02:27 (two months ago) link

The music video featured Lesley Ann Warren, James Woods, Randy Quaid and Scott Glenn. It is designed to resemble soundtrack videos where scenes from the movie are intercut with the artist performing the featured song except in this instance, there was no originating movie. The video was directed by Brian DePalma.

pplains, Sunday, 11 July 2021 02:28 (two months ago) link

VHS recording here:

https://archive.org/details/vts-01-1_20201109_2102/MTV+1986-04-18/Disc+2/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB

around 5 minutes in

wasdnuos (abanana), Sunday, 11 July 2021 03:11 (two months ago) link

A few weeks ago I went looking for the video for "She Was Hot" by the Rolling Stones, only to discover it's been scrubbed from the web due to a rights issue with some source footage used in the background or something.

Part of it is in the background of this trivia vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHHXQAUSxrs

blue whales on ambient (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 11 July 2021 03:22 (two months ago) link

Shot of Jimmy Woods & Randy Quaid together in that Seger vid: Cursed Image

blue whales on ambient (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 11 July 2021 03:31 (two months ago) link

You all are good!

I have remembered that one-second scene of Randy Quaid busting in on that guy in the bathroom stall for 35 years. Misremembered Scott Glenn as being Kris Kristofferson all this time too.

Weird about that She Was Hot video. I remember that one too.

pplains, Sunday, 11 July 2021 04:23 (two months ago) link

VHS recording here:

Too bad, i was gonna recreate it woth cut out puppets on popsicle sticks interspersed with the live version and ul to yt as bobsegerofficial

Deflatormouse, Sunday, 11 July 2021 05:06 (two months ago) link

Used to be that dailymotion was where all the forbidden music videos were. Seems to be archive.org now.

She Was Hot: https://archive.org/details/1984.02.25_MTV_4_Hours_with_VJ_Nina_Blackwood_Saturday_February_25th_1984

wasdnuos (abanana), Sunday, 11 July 2021 07:47 (two months ago) link

I didn't remember the comic thunder effects happening every time the "hot" lady would appear.

and then there was this:

The racy video featured a redheaded dancer who got the band so excited the zippers flew open on their pants. MTV would not air it, so The Stones supplied an alternate version without the crotch-popping.

pplains, Sunday, 11 July 2021 15:49 (two months ago) link

Cockpopper Blues

Alba, Sunday, 11 July 2021 15:54 (two months ago) link

Iirc, it wasn't the band, but actors playing executive-types watching the performance part in a screening room (a linking theme in Julian Temple's videos for Undercover being people watching stuff on TV or screens). The censored version shows a stream of water blasting at the screen. Both cuts used to be up on YouTube back in the day.

The version in the link ends abruptly before that part. I assume the uploader may have cut out the part with the disputed footage (iirc it's something that's on a TV)

blue whales on ambient (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 11 July 2021 16:39 (two months ago) link

Thanks for the link BTW! The block "She Was Hot" appears in is A+: "Middle of The Road"*, "Whip It" & "Girls"!

*I'd seen bits of it before, but had always thought it was footage of them actually appearing on a TV show, not that the video was a fake TV performance.

blue whales on ambient (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 11 July 2021 16:43 (two months ago) link

RON: I get that she's making my guitar melt, but doesn't making the neck go all limp and flaccid suggest something otherwise?

KEEF: OH LOOK! Ronnie's offering us all some artistic direction now!

pplains, Sunday, 11 July 2021 17:34 (two months ago) link

there's a few other videos on archive.org that feature she was hot, i'm not checking them for differences but you might want to

wasdnuos (abanana), Monday, 12 July 2021 01:07 (two months ago) link

Weird American comedy short shown on in the UK on Channel 4 circa 1998/9, about an anally retentive guy in an office who is obsessed with keeping to his schedule, but then he gets trapped in an unscheduled gap between two meetings that never ends. Eventually he tries to escape by jumping out of the window, but because time is frozen he's just left suspended in mid-air, and that's how it ends. The soundtrack featured Time Has Come Today by the Chamber Brothers but that an IMDB search of that song doesn't bring it up.

I'm guessing probably a student film project from back when those used to turn up on TV, which is probably why it's so obscure.

"Spaghetti" Thompson (Pheeel), Monday, 12 July 2021 07:45 (two months ago) link

If you find it, add it to this page: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TimeStandsStill

wasdnuos (abanana), Monday, 12 July 2021 08:55 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

Cartoon of a goofy looking Bin Laden at a computer giving the thumbs up. Think it was posted here at some point.

Dan Worsley, Saturday, 11 September 2021 18:53 (one week ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/9P789R1.gif

in walked airbud (unregistered), Saturday, 11 September 2021 19:28 (one week ago) link

now maybe someone else can come along and provide the original context for that image? I think it's a panel from a rightwing cartoon but I'm not 100% sure

in walked airbud (unregistered), Saturday, 11 September 2021 19:31 (one week ago) link

yeah it was this terrible daily political comic strip that we used to goof on, i can’t remember what it was called

Piven After Midnight (The Yellow Kid), Saturday, 11 September 2021 19:51 (one week ago) link

oddly hard to look up since all the links in those threads are broken

for the best, really

I Am Fribbulus (Xax) (Doctor Casino), Saturday, 11 September 2021 20:00 (one week ago) link

if you do a tineye search on that image the original strip comes up on the bottom - the actual links to it on there are broken but if you hit Compare on the preview image you can see the comic (turns out what Osama was thumbing-up was that NYC hadn't build a new WTC yet??)

Piven After Midnight (The Yellow Kid), Saturday, 11 September 2021 21:06 (one week ago) link

State of the Union was an American daily newspaper comic strip distributed by Creators Syndicate that ran from September 2004 until May 2010, when the company "retired" the strip. What was this strip like? Well, if the talky milieu of Mallard Fillmore can be seen as appealing to the typical Fox News viewer, the more overtly racist, violence-tinged agitprop themes of many State of the Union strips would probably appeal to readers of WorldNetDaily or Stormfront who think that Fox News is too soft.

Piven After Midnight (The Yellow Kid), Saturday, 11 September 2021 21:08 (one week ago) link

Thanks, that’s the one!

Dan Worsley, Saturday, 11 September 2021 22:11 (one week ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/pRsTZud.jpg https://i.imgur.com/9P789R1.gif

pplains, Saturday, 11 September 2021 22:32 (one week ago) link

9/11 was worth it for that gif

Muswell Hillbilly Elegy (President Keyes), Saturday, 11 September 2021 23:02 (one week ago) link

well done TYK!

I Am Fribbulus (Xax) (Doctor Casino), Sunday, 12 September 2021 11:01 (six days ago) link

lmao

Tracer Hand, Sunday, 12 September 2021 11:39 (six days ago) link

This reminds me of a briefly live website which took the famous photo of Bin Laden watching himself on TV and allowed the user to make any video play in the TV. Of course, I made Three 6 Mafia's "Bin Laden" play, much to my mirth.

I'm a sovereign jazz citizen (the table is the table), Monday, 13 September 2021 17:24 (five days ago) link


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