I'm Learning To Share! just put up a great post on Dick Shawn.
It includes a clip from Shawn performing on the Dinah Shore variety show. His closing bit is like a twisted codex of show biz.
We are as yet unable to realize Simpsons/Futurama scenarios with the living disembodied heads of Richard Nixon, Kitty Carlisle and other luminaries. But FABULON has gathered evidence that special guest stars of some kind are possible. Esp. on the exceedingly funny Playing With Dolls.
At this moment, agilitynut is blogging 'cross Texas in Roadside Architecture. And posting yet more cool stuff on Flickr.