Close X Cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of 24hGold.com. By continuing your navigation on our website, you are accepting the use of cookies.
To learn more about cookies ...
EnglishFrench
Gold & Silver Prices in
In the same category

Happy New Year ! 2011, Year of the RPG

IMG Auteur
 
Published : January 03rd, 2011
507 words - Reading time : 1 - 2 minutes
( 0 vote, 0/5 )
Print article
  Article Comments Comment this article Rating All Articles  
0
Send
0
comment
Our Newsletter...

 

 

 

 




That's Rocket Propelled Gold, or as Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank suggests, Reference Point Gold. Same outcome either way.

The Year in Musical Review

As some of you may have noticed, I often put a song at the end of my posts. Generally it is both a song that I like, and one that in some way relates to the post. And now I present a few memories from what I consider to be the musical highlights of the past year. Enjoy!

From
I can feel it coming... on Jan. 5, 2010, here's Phil Collins in a great live version of his 1981 song 'In the Air Tonight':



From
Greece is the Word on Feb. 12, here's the opening of the 1978 movie 'Grease':



From my little allegory titled
The Dukes of Wetton on May 6, here's a very sexy Jessica Simpson reviving Nancy Sinatra's 1966 hit song 'These Boots Are Made for Walkin':



From
The Old Hyperinflation Question on June 9, here's Alanis Morissette singing, "but this is not allowed, you're uninvited" in 'Uninvited':



From
Confiscation Anatomy – Part 2 on Aug. 13, here's The Mighty Mighty Bosstones asking, "Have you ever had the odds stacked up so high, you need a strength most don't possess?" in 'The Impression That I Get':



From
Just Another Hyperinflation Post - Part 3 on Sept. 13, here's a rockin' version of Phil Collins' 'In the Air Tonight' from the Miami Vice soundtrack, performed by the Miami-based metal band Nonpoint, set to a montage of hyperinflation-related pictures:



From
One Tin Soldier on Oct. 13, here's the song 'One Tin Soldier' from the 1971 film 'Billy Jack':



From
Happy Halloween, here's Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo singing "We Close Our Eyes (and another year has come and gone)," a great song from the Boingo Farewell concert which I attended:



From
Dilemma 2 – Homeless Dollars on Nov. 5, here's Joss Stone looking oh so sexy singing Dusty Springfield's classic 'Son of a Preacher Man' at the UK Music Hall of Fame:



And last but not least, here's a video from
Priceless, way back in Sept. 2008. As yet, this video is my unrivaled favorite on this blog:



Bonus Video: The video above, 'Take a Load Off Fannie' was created by the
same guy that made the "Quantitative Easing Explained" video that I posted here. At the time I put it up it only had a couple thousand views. It's the one that introduced the very funny term, "The Ben Bernank," and it has since gone viral with over 3.8 million views. Because of that video, Omid Malekan has made a few TV appearances on CNBC, etc. He is a creative and talented guy, and he now has a music video version of Quantitative Easing Explained. Enjoy!



Happy New Year to all of you and all the best in 2011... year of the RPG we like to call Freegold!


Sincerely,

 

FOFOA

FOFOA is A Tribute to the Thoughts of Another and his Friend

 

Donations are most appreciated, just click here

 

 

 

 

<< Previous article
Rate :Average :0 (0 vote)
>> Next article
IMG Auteur
FOFOA 13 abonnés
FOFOA is a tribute to the Thoughts of Another and his Friend.
Latest comment posted for this article
Be the first to comment
Add your comment
Top articles
Latest Comments
Here's What Will Send Oil Prices...
05 Marovertheedge
"Admittedly there has been a production surplus since the beginning of 2014 but that is nothing new and is forecast to be back in balance by the en...
Another Clinton Scandal
05 Marovertheedge
O, Mr Hoye you must have really infuriated the Clintonistas. Before I voted, you only had 1 vote that was a one star. I tend to think ...
Financial Repression Authority w...
03 Marovertheedge
"The US is only about 50% of global market cap but most US investors have a 'hometown bias" of having 70% of their portfolio in US securities. Fabe...
Bondholders “Bailed In” In Austr...
03 Marovertheedge
"“Bail-in is now the rule” as Irish finance Minister Michael Noonan warned in June 2013. Noonan admitted that the move to not maintain deposits as ...
Bondholders “Bailed In” In Austr...
03 MarArgus
Shortly after the Cyprus test run, Canada's budget document made provision for bail-ins in the event of significant 'systemic risk' to the banking ...
Illinois Pension Plans 39% Funde...
02 Marovertheedge
And it gets even worse. The unfunded pension liability monies aren't invested and never will be. You can't pay pensions out of an unfunded ...
China is about to overthrow Lond...
28 Febneville
This a good slap in the face for the downright crooked bullion banks,traders that have been front running ie algorythm trading etc It had to ta...
A Salvo in the Battle for the Go...
27 Febovertheedge
I would argue that the devil is in the details, i.e. the definition of money. What the people of the US are using is currency. Currency bei...
Most commented articlesFavoritesMore...
World PM Newsflow
ALL
GOLD
SILVER
PGM & DIAMONDS
OIL & GAS
OTHER METALS
Mining Company News
Coronado Res.(Au-Cu)CRD.V
Appoints New CEO
CA$ 0.45+0.00%Trend Power :
Nominations
Polaris MineralsPLS.TO
Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results and Conference Call
CA$ 2.38-6.67%Trend Power :
Corporate news
TristarTOG.TO
TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial & Operating Results
CA$ 10.24+0.69%Trend Power :
Financials
Altius Min.(Ag-Au-Co)ALS.TO
and Callinan combination to create a diversified mining royalty company leader
CA$ 12.00-0.41%Trend Power :
Corporate news
Tahoe ResourcesTHO.TO
Declares Third Monthly Dividend For 2015
CA$ 15.65-3.57%Trend Power :
Corporate news
Sprott Resources(Ag-Au-Co)SCP.TO
Resource Corp. Announces 2014 Annual Results
CA$ 1.18-7.81%Trend Power :
Corporate news
Vista Gold(Cu-Le-Zn)VGZ.TO
. Announces 2014 Results and Provides Update on Recent Activities
CA$ 0.47+0.00%Trend Power :
Corporate news
Major DrillingMDI.TO
Announces Third Quarter Results and Declares Dividend
CA$ 6.41-0.31%Trend Power :
Corporate news
UR-Energy(Ur)URE.TO
Releases 2014 Year End Results
CA$ 1.29-2.27%Trend Power :
Financials
Rockwell(Cu-Gems-Ni)RDI.TO
Announces Filing of Preliminary Short Form Prospectus
CA$ 0.22-2.22%Trend Power :
Corporate news
Comments closed
Subscribe to 24hGold’s daily market briefing
  • Prices and data of precious metals in 119 currencies and world mining companies
  • Daily analysis of the economy, markets and more
  • Free, daily and indispensable
Stay informed, subscribe now !
* Your email will never be shared.