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06.15.06
What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

05.17.06
This'll Teach Her to Ask...
AKA "On Loving a Younger Woman

2.05.09
Thursday Seems Like Monday When Your Days Are All The Same
There are days and then there are days.

5.27.07
The Stanguellini In Aunt Edith's Gift Shop
It is mid-July in Lime Rock. After almost 7 years in Arizona, I find the Connecticut humidity is odd, intense.

1.30.13
It's Just a Number
2,734,933,760


1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe


1962 Porsche 356B S Roadster T-6 (Twin Grill)

10.22.09
Two New Sites for DLMWeb
A couple of interesting projects

10.22.09
Marshall Crenshaw - Live Webcast - Friday, October 23, 2009 12Noon EST
Keep listening to 98.1FM Red Hook, NY WKZE

10.13.09
Vodafone McClaren Mercedes Widget

10.5.09
Jack AND Squat
... if they can't take a joke (and the horse they rode in on)

10.1.09
WebcamMax - A Great Easy- to-use Tool
For once I have nothing but praise for a piece of software..

10.01.09
Livestream.com Fails to Make the Grade
How to screw up a good idea

9.3.09
1939 W 154 (W 163) Silver Arrow Mercedes-Benz Rudolf Caracciola - 1939 German Grand Prix

6.28.09
A Minor - UConn's Astounding A Capella Group Rip It UP at Project Troubador
Park your cynicism - It is never too late for an epiphany!

6.28.09
Pistolera - Project Troubador/June 27, 2009

5.4.09
Desperados - WITH EVERYBODY!!
wow

4.30.09
Walking Man Henry Herbert Knibbs/ recited by Waddie Mitchell
If you would like me to, I'll tell my story, now.

4.3.09
Oklahoma Hills - Jimmy LaFave Live at WKZE 98.1
This is as good as it gets! Best music I have ever webcast and archived.

3.26.09
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix - a new DLMWeb Client
The site features several layers of media and information for both promoters and fans.

3.09.09
The Legend of Crazy Horse by J.D. Blackfoot
Hard to find...Extraordinary piece of work.

3.09.09
This Abundant Life March 8 2009 - Lizzie & Baba
A streaming audio of the 3_08 show

3.09.09
Ryan Arnold Wins Helsinki's First Song Search Contest
An extraordinary song, by a special and talented young man.

3.09.09
Dusty Chaps - Tucson's Lost Treasure - Heat Stroke & Honk Tonk Music
These guys were the greatest Little Band on the Planet in 1970's Tucson.

3.06.09
Lizzie & Baba Craft a Song We All Can Sing
East meets West? Well, Left meets Right and finds some common ground!

2.24.09
Stop Using BADWARE, do not post your music in Real Player format.
I have a number of clients and friends in the music industry. While I certainly understand their need to control and limit the free downloading of their music, using RealPlayer is NOT a satisfactory way to achieve that end.

2.05.09
Thursday Seems Like Monday When Your Days Are All The Same
There are days and then there are days.

3.09.09
Legend of the U.S.S. Titanic - Jaime Brockett
497 and a half feet of ROPE...

1.22.09
Rolex 24 Live Webcast shut down by SPEEDTV

1.22.09
Zero Net Energy - Verdae LLC is a new client
Welcome to DLMWeb

1.11.09
Felice Brothers Deliver The Goods - Helsinki's Top Ten for 2008
Simone Felice stands on stage night after night, as do all the boys, and delivers...

12.07.08
Had fun, see you soon, I hope
I promise, beloved algorithm, that I shall never attempt to spoof you.


Harry Carter winning the 1960 Vanderbuilt Cup!!


What is new in DLMWeb?
Feeds from DLMWeb powered websites




10.2.08
How Many Vice-presidents Became President During Their Terms of Office ???
Is there even a contest...really?


Ce n'est pas comedie
Tina Fey didn't write this shit... it is really what is inside Snowjob Square Glasses' head.


Fey as Palin - Best SNL impression since Dana Carvey's Bush
Timeless and perfect

9.12.08
Daniel Nocera describes new process for storing solar energy
Electricity-by-wire from a central source could be a thing of the past.





Mama HillyBeans WebCast

8.14.08
Why the Road?
Thanks to Autoextremist.com

7.21.08
Lightning Book - A book about lightning is the scariest read of the year!
Not the kind of out of the body experience I want to have!

7.11.08
ALMS and Formula BMW at Lime Rock Park's New Uphill and West Bend

4.30.08
Albert Hofmann
Remember April 19 - Bicycle Day

04.47.08
DLMWeb live cam
A test of the Ustream.tv


Kart Race at OVRP - 8hrs - June 21 2008

01.14.08
Random Motorsport and Car Related Videos
YouTube Ad Test

01.07.08
Juan Manuel Fangio Video
From the director of Chariots of Fire

12.26.07
Austin Healey Videos - THE BIG HEALEY
A video collection of these wonderful cars in action

12.09.07
Austin Healey 3000 Mk III - A Superb Restoration
THE Big Healey - 1967 BJ8

11.01.07
Lime Rock Connecticut - Map of Business District at End of
limeRockBusinessDistrictMap

10.20.07
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mt. Boys - Answer The Call - Live at Helsinki October 13, 2007
An absolute high point in my 7+ years as Helsinki's webmaster

10.20.07
Pastrami on rye... and so far up the river!!
the wi-fi connecting too

9.06.07
Lime Rock Park Video - 2007 Vintage Festival - Sam Posey, Jim Haynes, John Bishop
40 minutes of wonderful conversation from the 2007 Vintage Festival

7.21.07
Bush Colonoscopy Finds His Brain!
It was only a case of recto-cranial inversion...

7.16.07
Northwest Corner Connecticut Real Estate Brokerage Becomes Latest DLMWeb Client
Helping another business to get found on the web!!

5.27.07
The Stanguellini In Aunt Edith's Gift Shop
It is mid-July in Lime Rock. After almost 7 years in Arizona, I find the Connecticut humidity is odd, intense.

5.27.07
OSCA MT4 Spider Morelli
A Maserati by any other name...is an OSCA.

5.17.07
Falwell Falls - Ugly Little Toad Croaks
Goodbye and Good Riddance

5.10.07
"Success is not no violence" - George W. Bush, The GODDAMNED 43rd President of the United States of America!!!!!!!!!
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge

5.5.07
The Wellspring of Reality- R. Buckminster Fuller
An essay that has informed my thinking since I stumbled upon it in the Lenox Library in 1970

5.9.10
Lizzie West's "19 Miles To Baghdad"
Something Good Has Begun

3.23.07
At Last, Something Worth Reading from the Berkshire Eagle!
Eagle Droppings Narrowly Miss Young Mother, Hitting Instead Their IntendedTarget

3.5.07
A Psychiatrist's Perspective on George Bush - Yes, He IS sick
Speculation regarding GW's sanity.

2.14.07
Test of Podcast Creator
HTML for page placement

1.25.07
The Webbie's Helsinki Favorites
My cup runneth over! A brief rundown of some special artists and moments in 2006

12.20.06
Hal Ketchum Coming to Helsinki!
and here is some STREAMING VIDEO

A Special Treat for Visitors with HighSpeed Internet

10.06.06
Perl to kill MS BitDrool Eliminate MS Word Generated Curly Quotes, em Dashes, en Dashes, Elipsises, and Curly Single Apostrophes
A couple of tweaks to the Smart Quote filter




A Special Report - Spring 2007
Do you understand what your Web pages say?
About SEO

9.12.06
A Beautiful Example of Guitarmaking
Hot of the workbench of Jeremy Gage

8-21-06
Dylan's New Album Review - Rogovoy Scoops the World.
Using DLMWeb Content Mangement Tools make this a do-it -yourself project

7.24.06
A Second version of Smart Quote Filter
A regular expression and adding the utf-8 metatag

06.15.06
What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

05.17.06
This'll Teach Her to Ask...
Little did this glib goyim with a pisk (go look it up, if your Yiddish is a bit rusty) realize...

05.15.06
How I Spent My Winter
The bottle was dusty, but the liquor was clean

12.10.05
San Pedro River from Cascabel
A bit more about why...

11.29.05
Arizona!!??? What Were You Thinking?
Ahh, wilderness!

05.18.06
Cowboy Up
My step-grandfather, Remington Schuyler was one hell of an illustrator




10.20.07
Today the police cars are going crazy!!
Here is a test




8.23.05
David Minton, Berkshire Web Designer in Great Barrington Uses His Own Site to Demonstrate RSS
I'll bet that you don't really get it, but you should!

8.14.05
Horseback Rides in India
An amazingly good thing

8.6.05
Niagara Falls/Slowly I Turn
Bud and Lou?

8.1.05
Insanity Industry
http://www.blogmaverick.com/

7.26.05
A Reiterative Failure to Classify
An Eagle article gets Ol' Grumpy up on his high horse

7.25.05
Getting Found on The Web
Good design and Relevant Copy - The NO BS solution to Search Engine Optimization

7.22.05
Lola EX 257 / Lime Rock July 4 Weekend/Chris Dyson
Digital Photo and Image Manipulation by dlminton

7.20.05
Some Good News For a Change
The Starfish Difference makes a REAL difference in a hard land I know and love.

7.11.05
Monsoon Hangs Up Heat Builds Up
On seeing Arizona live up to its name

7/4/05
Rogovoy's DLMWEB powered Blog featured on Front Page of Eagle
A dlminton web service site gets some ink

7.20.05
Six Acres and a Deere
Hmm, thought a thought provoking way of looking at the situation.

June !5, 2005
Jeremy Wallace Becomes the latest DLMWeb Makeover
A supremely talented musician, a wonderful and inovative songwriter

June 6, 2005
A new bloom - for Margot
Photoshop Image by dlm

June 3, 2005
Eagle on the Grill as Seth Rogovoy Hits a Nerve
Some great colloquy at a dlmweb powered Web Journal

May 26, 2005
As close as a star to the moon.
Read Gatsby, and read it again and again

May 31, 2005
Oh, Now I Get It...An epiphany from the NYTimes
Been there, done that.

April 13, 2005,
Images/Helsinki 2005
Grupo Fantasma Image

04/02/05
The Auto Shop in Salisbury, CT Joins dlmweb's Family of Websites
More about this project as it is developed

4/1/05
97.7 FM is WBCR, Berkshire Community Radio
HELP GET THE WORD OUT

4/1/05
Safe Update for Helsinki
Automatic Backup

3/30/05
WBCR 97.7 Schedule
Support Community Radio

03/30/05
Conservative Thinking at its Best
Inimical to basic constitutional principles

03/21/05
How RSS Gets Your Message Delivered
Three different examples

03/16/05
Frank Zuback Productions - Music Services
Another dlminton web services powered blog hits the web

03/14/05
The Lantern House Motel Goes Online in Record Time
4 hours from purchase to online - Outstanding service from Outnet,.com and GoDaddy.com

02/16/05
Strong Visual Image Opens Start Racing Site
Using broadband effectively to entice your visitors to read your message

02/16/05
Latest Helsinki Opener
A dynamic page that is easily managed

02/15/05
Another reason to use Firefox
Some scary stuff from the folks who brought you the Blue Screen of Death

02/14/05
Turning Horse Feed into Mulch
A self explanatory mea culpa

02/04/05
A Feed from Pumpelly Racing
Updating Daytona via WiFi

02/03/05
And the journey goes on
The broken key is a pain.

01/28/05
It is beginning to get a bit interesting.
Bed time for DLM

01/26/05
Road Trip Tomorrow
Wiki this

01/19/05
About this RSS/Blog deal
Why this should matter to YOU

01/17/05
Blogging?
Two objectives today, chronical a personal experience and describe the functions of the programming I have been writing.

01/09/05
Pottery Barn Rule - You Break It You Own It
Pssssst...Wanna buy a couple of hot domain names?

August 7, 2005
A DLMWebCast
in fond remembrance: Avalon Ballroom, October 13, 1968
01/08/05
Distributing Your Music and Message on the Web
Getting the word...and the MUSIC out.

01/07/05
JS Code to put RSS on a web page
Nice stuff

01/08/05
Adding an RSS feed to MyYahoo
My feed shows up on MyYahoo...damn, that is cool.

01/08/05
A Gray Sleety Afternoon
as I explore this RSS deal

01/07/05
Next thing is to use this
Good night

01/08/05
Enough for Tonight
Very satisfying

01/08/05
Next Stop...The Aggregators
We shall see, but I believe we are getting there

01/07/05
That was too easy!!!
Got there

01/07/05
Almost Midnight
Getting there

01/07/05
Camille du Gast
1903!

01/07/05
You Learn Something New Every Day
I doubt it

01/07/05
RSS
Really Simple Syndication has a real name

01/07/05
Web definitions for Blog -- (weB LOG)
from: www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html

01/07/05
An Editoral Rewrite
Which puts it back on the journal opener

01/06/05
Paris-Madrid '03
The end of the era

01/06/05
A New Year
Uhh, '04? You sucked. Sorry, but that's the way it was.

Timeless
Belgium?
from Get Fuzzy











Overwite Me!

10.3.05
PodCast Feed via JavaScript
One of many ways to use an RSS feed.

7.15.05
Helsinki Photos
Abby Lappen/Open Stage


1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe





1962 Porsche 356B S Roadster T-6 (Twin Grill)

7.25.05
Getting Found on The Web
Good design and Relevant Copy - This is what Search Engine Optimization

01/17/05
The Log of the Starshit Enterprise
Wayyyyyyyy more than you need to know, unless you are an uninsured male aged 50 + who is trying to figure out how to get the health care you need.

01/14/05
And now for something different....
Parental guidance might be in order...don't click if you're uptight.


Custom Blogs and Sites that Get Found by Search Engines - DLMWeb Easy-to-Use Content Management

Niagara Falls/Slowly I Turn

8.6.05

Did the classic bit "Niagara Falls/Slowly I Turn" originate with Bud and Lou? I said it did. but a couple of friends said they had seen the Three Stooges perform the same routine in one of their shorts.

So a bit of googling (googleing?) later here is what I found:

No, Bud and Lou didn't originate the "Niagara Falls" (a.k.a. "Slooowly I Turned") routine; it is an old burlesque bit. As A&C screenwriter Harry Crane explained in the book, Abbott and Costello in Hollywood, "That [routine] is a burlesque classic; all the comics knew it, and there were even several different versions of it." That's why the Stooges were able to do the "Niagara Falls" version of the routine in their short, "Gents Without Cents," while Bud and Lou did the "Pokomoko" version in their film, "Lost in a Harem." Both films were playing in movie theaters late in 1944! Years later, Bud and Lou did the "Niagara Falls" version with Sid Fields in the "Jail" episode of the team's TV series. That's on Vol. 7 of of "The Abbott and Costello Show" released by Shanachie Home Entertainment and available from Abbott and Costello Collectibles.

Abbot & Costello (with a psychopathic jail mate, Sidney "Sid" Fields) - Niagara Falls Video
from YouTube


Three Stooges




Transcription of Slowly I Turned
A classic vaudeville routine as performed by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (also known as "Poko Moko" and "Niagara Falls")


Bud, Lou and derelict in cell:

Derelict: I haven't always been a derelect ... (looks at Lou) ... like you.

Lou: Don't call me those kind of bad names!

Derelict: Would you like to hear my story?

Lou: No

Derelict: Very well, then I'll tell it to you

Bud: Go ahead

Derelict: (to Bud) Thank you ... many years ago my father gave me the benefit of a very good education (sad music playing) ... then .. I met her. She was beautiful ... glorious. We were married. two years later - a baby boy. I haven't seen that boy till this very day.

Lou: Did you say a little baby boy?

Derelict: Yes!

Lou: Did he have brown eyes?

Derelict: Yes he did!

Lou: And two little teeth in the front?

Derelict: (Excitedly) Yes, yes!

Lou: And black hair?

Derelict: Yes!

Lou: Daddy!

(derelict pushes Lou away)

Bud: Oh what's the matter with you? Sit still! Keep quiet. Stop interupting the man!

Lou: Well, I thought I found my father!

Bud: Quiet! (turns to derelict) - go ahead.

Derelict: Thank you. We were very happy, my little family. One morning we were seated around the breakfast table and a knock came at the door. There stood a man. He was broken in health and spirit. I bade him enter, I welcomed him into my home. I said 'make my home your home'...and he did! One day I returned from work to find that home was no longer a home. My wife ... the baby... and the stranger had fled. Then one day ... at the banks of the Poko Moko I found them. Suddenly my brain snapped. All the years of pent up emotion of years suffering welled up within me. I knew I would never be satisfied until I had my bony fingers wrapped around his throat. So with murder in my heart ... slooooooowly I turned (acting this out as he speaks, focusing on Lou), step by step, step by step I crept upon him (creeping towards Lou) and when I saw the stare in his face ... I struck and I grabbed him (Grabs Lou and starts pushing him against the wall and shouting at him)

Bud: What's the matter? Why are you interupting the man for?

Derelict: My poor friend, I'm sorry. But everytime I hear the word Poko Moko, I just want to kill!

Lou: Take it easy pal, take it easy!

Bud: See, everytime he hears that word: 'Poko Moko'

Derelict: Poko Moko!!!! OOhh, I knew I'd never be satisfied until I had his blood running between my fingers...so slowly I turned (does action) step by step, step by step I crept upon him - and when I saw the streak on his countenance I grabbed him and I couldn't help myself (throws Lou against the wall and begins beating him up) and I was going out my mind (calms down, breathless)

Lou: (takes an exaggerated boxing stance)

Bud: Stand still! What's the matter with you? The man's telling you his life's history. It's interesting.

Derelict: My poor friend! I did it again didn't I?

Bud: It's alright, it's alright

Derelict: What's happening to me?

Lou: It's not happening to you brother, it's all happening over here!

Bud: Just ... don't use that word ....

Lou: Don't ... don't ... don't ... don't. He means "Pocahontas!"

Derelict: (reacts for a second)

Lou: (stopping him) Pocahontas!!

Bud: Yes, it's alright

Lou: Sounds like Coko Moko or something

Bud: Shhh!

Derelict: Poko Moko! BBBRRRRRR...So slowly I turned! Step by step, step by step (Lou calls out for Bud in a quiet voice) ... and when I crept upon him ... I grabbed him and (again beats Lou and repeatedly slams him into the wall, then throws him across the cell to the other wall knocking his hat off)

Bud: (angrily to derelect) Just a minute ... just a minute! Now you've been getting away with murder. Enough is enough. You understand that? I've stood by and watched all this! And I've let you get away with it ... but no more! (bends down and picks up Lou's hat) - These things cost money. Be careful how you handle them!







http://www.niagarafallsreporter.com/slowly.html
8/6/2005

I too was wondering the origin of the "Niagra Falls" routine. Your article was helpful. :D
9/22/2006

I loved that routine. I remember the beginning as "slowly I turned, step by step, inch by inch". But I sometimes have trouble remembering what happened last week, let alone last century.
2/4/2007


Nice. I've only seen Dick Van Dyke do the sketch...good to know the origin.
3/12/2007


8/14/2007
you're the best!! i've been trying to find out which dvd to buy to get the routine for myself. YOU NAILED IT!! thx Mike V




11/27/2007
It is really sad that the only real recording of this sketch was done by the Stooges and Bud & Lou. This sketch has probably been performed by every comic in burlesk (and I think every comic in burlesk took credit for writing it). I am a student and fan of burlesk.

When you shift through all the stories, I think it was Joey Faye who really originated the sketch. He was a lesser known stars than the stooges or A&C. Had a very good run as a character actor after burlesk began it's trip to obscurity. Also he was in the "Mack & Meyer" for hire shorts.

Joe DiRita who was with the stooges performed this bit to perfection when he worked Vegas with the Minsky company. Also, Sidney Fields another veteran of burlesk was also the best comic who performed this skit. Sid worked for A&C (he played the derelict in "poko moko" with Bud & Lou). Sid also worked with Steve Allen and Jackie Gleason, a great writer in addition to his comedy work. Died just a few years back; a real top bannana!! Sid also played the role of Mr. Fields the landlord of A&C in their television series, he wrote most of it. Probably the most under rated figure in comedy.

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10/23/2008
A version of Niagara Falls was done on the I Love Lucy show, and A&C also did it in one of their movies as "Susquehanna Hat Company".

--Brian from Shawnee

69.74.168.66




11/16/2008
I have always liked Lou & Bud better than the 3 Stooges, with this skit being the exception. The Niagara falls skit is written better and in my opinion more memorable due to the verbiage in the story not merely to the performance.
~Judi

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12/9/2008

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12/9/2008
Once again, the best part of that skit, the opening line. ":Hello stranger, you have a kind face......
I hear that same line in my life alot...

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2/14/2009
Interestingly enough I've just recently watched both the Three Stooges version and the Abbott & Costello comedy show seasson 1 version on dvd, and I must say that the Three Stogges version is far superior.

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3/17/2010
Lovley choice of words and very interesting.

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10/18/2010
I'm so glad this nostalgic episode was on here. Its origination has been taxing my brain for quite some time! Al Roker has done it several times on his weather newscast on NBC-TV when referring to Niagra Falls. I don't know if it was the Abbott & Costello or the Three Stooges rendition of it that I remember.......either way it must have been very funny to have stuck with me for 60-some years:) A classic.......thank you for solving the mystery.

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