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50-year-old time capsule shows glimpse of NASA's past

4 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Construction workers used a circular saw, sledge hammer and a pry bar to open the capsule, buried in Houston in April, 1966

Conviction For Man Who Claimed He Was Brainwashed Into Attacking His Cousin's Ex

A jury didn't believe a defendant's claim that he was brainwashed into committing a brutal attack and instead convicted him of attempted murder. Jacob Nolan, 23, was found guilty of using a sledge hammer to bludgeon his cousin's ex-boyfriend in a Manhattan apartment building. [ more › ]

Interview: Sledge Hammer! star David Rasche on the fun of puncturing American gun culture

For more Sledge Hammer! coverage in advance of this weekend’s 30th-anniversary reunion event, read our interview with the show’s creator, Alan Spencer. David Rasche has spent much of his career playing comically flawed authority figures...Show More Summary

Interview: Sledge Hammer! creator Alan Spencer on humanizing a gun-crazy nihilist for a network sitcom

Alan Spencer was in his 20s and still in the early stages of his TV- and film-writing career when he created Sledge Hammer!, a seminal cop spoof that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1986 to 1988. Despite his youth, Spencer managed to develop a series with a singular voice and a lasting appeal. Show More Summary

SF Bay Area: Sledge Hammer's 30th Hammerversary is this SUNDAY!

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I'm extremely excited about SF Sketchfest's 30th "Hammerversary", a celebration of the prescient television comedy Sledge Hammer! this Sunday, January 17th at 2pm! A few weeks ago I wrote about revisiting Sledge Hammer! Somehow, Alan Spencer, the show's creator, ran across the post and dropped me a note. Show More Summary

Newswire: Sledge Hammer! cast to reunite at SF Sketchfest this weekend

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of ABC’s cult-hit cop spoof Sledge Hammer!, the San Francisco comedy festival SF Sketchfest had planned to throw a “Hammerversary” party on Jan. 17 with series creator Alan Spencer and star David Rasche. Show More Summary

Sledge Hammer! A hilarious, prescient warning on police violence from the 1980s

6 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I loved watching the 1986 comedy TV series "Sledge Hammer!" as a kid. David Rasche's portrayal of San Francisco's most aggressive, least sensitive, and completely absurd police detective, the titular Sledge, is fantastic. (more…)

MaryEllen Elia--One, Needy Kids--Zero

Showing all the sensitivity of a sledge hammer, MaryEllen Elia demonstrated forcefully that all her talk about meeting with concerned parties and listening was just that. Otherwise, why would she threaten to withhold Title 1 funds from...Show More Summary

Korean Gamer Destroys an Xbox 360, Says Microsoft Isn't Trying

A South Korean gamer named XBOX? is infinitely not happy. Today, he uploaded a post titled, “I got a sledge hammer. Message for Microsoft Korea.” The gamer was upset about the Batman: Arkham Knight Korean localization. Or rather, the lack thereof. Read more...

NLRB wields a sledge hammer against franchising

By Michael Joblove, Miami Herald The National Labor Relations Board is wielding a sledge hammer against franchising in its attempt to designate McDonald’s as a joint employer of its franchisees’ employees. The NLRB’s actions threaten to upend the traditional franchise business model that small business owners in America have counted on for 150 years.

This library lets you borrow a sledge hammer

last yearHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Somerville Tool Library is where the real sharing economy is happening Read the rest

Sledge Hammer

One of the first TV shows I ever remember liking was Sledge Hammer, the 80s Dirty Harry spoof that lasted only a season and a half before being cancelled. I don’t know why I liked it then, certainly not because I understood all the jokes, but I remembered some funny stuff all these years later. […]

Sledge’ Trailer Brings the Hammer Down

He didn’t drown. He didn’t burn. He’s just a psychopath with a sledgehammer. Sledge, a ‘bloody’ horror-comedy in the tradition of Tucker and Dale vs. Evil and Shaun of the Dead, premieres on VOD September 2nd and DVD on October 7th. A spoof of the horror genre, and littered with nods and references to fright […]

TERRORISTS SHOUTING ALLAHU AKBAR Destroy Christian Cemetery & Cross in Syria (Video)

This video, published o April 12 2014, shows Wahhabi terrorists destroying a Christian cemetery in Syria. The terrorists knock down the gravestones and then use sledge hammers to bring down the 15 foot tall cross in the cemetery.

Cobblestones to remember murdered Jews multiply in Berlin

2 years agoReligion : FaithWorld

Veronika Houboi watched as a man in a cowboy hat and clogs wielded a sledge hammer to smash up and remove a dozen small cobblestones from a Berlin pavement.

A Copywriter's Toolbox: Essential Books, Websites and Programs

Every craftsman or craftswoman has a toolbox – a collection of items essential to getting the job done right. As a copywriter, I’m no different from a carpenter in this regard, except that instead of using a saw or a sledge hammer to whip wood into submission, I use reference materials and word processing programs to carve thoughts into blocks of words. read more

Crazy guy destroys a silo tower by smashing it with just one hammer

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's like real life Jenga. Only instead of carefully removing each piece of the puzzle, this lunatic uses a sledge hammer to smash the base of a silo into smithereens so that the entire tower will collapse in one off the wall demonstration. Read more...

BMW Owner Destroys M6 In Protest - The owner of this BMW M6 destroyed his car with a sledge hammer in front of the... [...]

24 Hours Of: Alan Spencer finds the humor in mayhem and destruction

As the creator of the ’80s cult classic Sledge Hammer!, Alan Spencer perfected a certain form of TV satire, an over-the-top mélange of tough-guy cinema, deadpan wit, and hysterical violence. In 2012, that spirit carried over to Bullet...Show More Summary

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