Today in 1953 Vladimir Nabokov completed his controversial novel Lolita. 27 years later The Police would write a song called, “Don’t Stand So Close To Me.”
Unwinnable is closing up the office for the Thanksgiving weekend. Naturally, our weekends will be filled with turkey, leftovers and fire engines.
This weekend is Geek Flea VI. That is what is going on. Make it so, folks!
So today in 1988 was the first and only launching of the Soviet space shuttle Buran. The flight was unmanned and the spacecraft was destroyed in a 2002 building collapse at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Russian space facility. Get ready for blastoff, it is the weekend.
Today in 1971 Led Zeppelin IV was released, and that was the last time they were compared to Black Sabbath. Let’s do this weekend!
Contact your travel agent and pack your bags, because today is Día de Muertos, otherwise known as The Day of the Dead. Good times. Have a fun weekend!
Today is Pablo Picasso’s birthday. Go paint something this weekend!
Today, in 1851, Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is first published by Richard Bentley of London as The Whale. Call me happy it is Friday! What do you have going on this weekend?