Sunday, December 03, 2023

Buddy Holly Boppin' to Vegas, Circa 1958?

 December 3, 2023

   Sometimes it's quite distressing for me to think about how immature my friends can be and I worry constantly about whether I should perform an intervention and attempt to school them on seeking better behavior.

   Case in point.

Buddy Holly Boppin' His Way to Vegas
circa 1958?

   Is this AI or just some damn Kingman kids goofing around with Photoshop? We know, for certain, the postcard is real. We know that is Buddy Holly's actual car and we think that is Buddy Holly himself boppin' out the window as he heads to Vegas.

   Or, maybe not. 

   Don't blame me. Dan The Man Harshberger mashed these up for our next book on The 66 Kids.   

   No, seriously.

   On a related note, Merriam-Webster's word of the year is "authentic." And last year's word of the year was "gaslighting." Somehow,  both apply to the above Not-So-Deep Fake.

"If a tree falls in the forest, a chihuahua 500 miles away will bark at it."

—Old Vaquero Saying

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