Dollar Shave Club is one of those services that make you exclaim out loud “It’s about damn time!”. For a very low monthly fee, you get clean, fresh razor blades delivered directly to your home.
My wife and I were just discussing our finances and trying to figure out the best way to spend our money. This service is a no-brainer. You can choose to drive to the store and pay $30-$50 for 8 brand-name replacement blades, or use Dollar Shave Club and pay as little as ONE DOLLAR (
shipping included Shipping is not included on the $1 plan) per month and get fresh, sharp blades delivered to your door. It took us a whole 5 minutes before deciding to sign up for this service.
Bonus points for them having a very funny ad.
Johnny Stool Pigeon stars Howard Duff (as the Federal Agent), Dan Duryea (as the Killer from Alcatraz), and Shelly Winters (as the Woman). Hooray for well-rounded female characters in Hollywood!
The second record is a “Personal Interview with Dan Duryea”. The “interview” is just a one-sided conversation. The records were sent out to radio stations with a script to be read by the DJ, so that the listeners might think that the actor was visiting their local radio station.
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Another estate sale find. I picked up some old educational slide show presentations, complete with cassette tapes. First up is a presentation about the Trees of Mystery in Oregon.
I scanned all the slides, digitized the tape, and put it all together in iMovie. This was my first attempt using iMovie, and it turned out OK. It’s about as exciting as you’d expect from a 1970′s classroom presentation, complete with “Paul Bunyan” doing the voice-over.