I enjoy browsing random articles on Wikipedia for learning about various topics in my free time. This blog series is a collection of articles I’ve discovered, and am sharing with you that you may find interesting. I’m providing article titles, an excerpt of each article, and a link to the articles on Wikipedia that you can use to read the full articles if you would like. Let’s proceed with round 2.
Gypsy style – The term gypsy style refers to the typical way Eastern European music is played in coffeehouses and restaurants, at parties, and sometimes on-stage, in European cities. Music played in this style and loosely called gypsy music differs from actual Romani music played by Romani and Sinti people, many of whom regard the term “gypsy” as a slur when applied to their community. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Journalese – Journalese is the artificial or hyperbolic, and sometimes over-abbreviated, language regarded as characteristic of the news style used in popular media. Joe Grimm, formerly of the Detroit Free Press, likened journalese to a “stage voice”: “We write journalese out of habit, sometimes from misguided training, and to sound urgent, authoritative and, well, journalistic. But it doesn’t do any of that.” – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Chrome Neon Jesus – Chrome Neon Jesus is the debut studio album by American shoegaze band, Teenage Wrist. The album was released on March 9, 2018 through Epitaph Records. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series, season 4) – The fourth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles began airing on Nickelodeon on October 25, 2015. The season was ordered on June 17, 2014. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Ryan Jaso – Ryan Jaso is an American music executive and artist manager in the electronic dance music scene and the broader music industry. Jaso also co-hosts a podcast called Neon Black with radio personality Michael Catherwood and Seb Webber. Jaso is notable for launching CONTROL and today he is the chief executive officer of Super Evil Genius Corp., a 360-degree creative agency, that has worked with artists such as Chris Lake, Fisher, Tommy Trash, and others. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Lumberman’s Monument – Lumberman’s Monument is a monument dedicated to the workers of the early logging industry in Michigan. Standing at 14 feet, the bronze statue features a log surrounded by three figures: a timber cruiser holding a compass, a sawyer with his saw slung over his shoulder, and a river rat resting his peavey on the ground. The granite base of the statue is engraved with a memorial that reads “Erected to perpetuate the memory of the pioneer lumbermen of Michigan through whose labors was made possible the development of the prairie states.” It is also inscribed with the names of the logging families who dedicated their time and efforts to the industry in the area. It was built in 1931, dedicated in 1932 and is managed by the USDA Forest Service. It is located in the northeastern part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan along the Au Sable River within Huron-Manistee National Forests. Access to the park is on River Road, which intersects M-65 west of Oscoda, Michigan. Monument Road, from East Tawas, also leads directly to the monument, which is in Oscoda Township in Iosco County. The monument is part of the River Road Scenic Byway, a 22-mile (35 km) drive between Oscoda and South Branch that runs parallel with the beautiful Au Sable River. It is a designated National Scenic Byway. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Copperhead (comics) – Copperhead, in comics, may refer to: Copperhead (DC Comics), two characters of that name published by DC Comics, Copperhead (Marvel Comics), three characters of that name published by Marvel Comics, Copperhead (Image Comics), an ongoing space western series published by Image Comics – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Trissodoris Pansella – Trissodoris Pansella is a moth in the family Cosmopterigidae. It is found on Rennell Island. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Worcester State Hospital Farmhouse – The Worcester State Hospital Farmhouse is a historic psychiatric hospital building at 361 Plantation Street, on the former grounds of the Worcester State Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. Built in 1895, it is a well-preserved local example of Georgian Revival architecture, and is notable as a prototype for similar buildings in the Massachusetts state hospital network. It served as an outbuilding of Worcester State Hospital until 1969, housing select residents who worked in its fields. It now houses state mental health offices. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
Foreign Grain Beetle – The foreign grain beetle (Ahasverus advena) is a species of beetle in the family Silvanidae. It is related to the sawtoothed grain beetle. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]
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This Wikipedia Random Articles Roundup blog series has been in publishing at ddavidd.com since Saturday, March 18th, 2023 at 4:48 AM CST when the first post in this series was published.
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