(ca.1980s, (c) Pikes Peak Library District. All rights reserved, Image 001-688)

“A uniformed police officer and a minister sit in a police car while the minister speaks on the car radio.”

Yeah, we’re still trying to figure it out, too.

 

3 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 3/10/10

  1. That is very obviously Noel, dressed as a priest, calling in his latest crazy prank. ;)

  2. Noel Black says:

    What pranks? The cop looks like he’s made out of wax and what kind of priest wears cop glasses?

  3. Bob Miller says:

    Obviously an undercover operation back in the 70s, almost ’60s… Obviously the Clergy member is using a maniquen in the driver’s seat to avoid attention/apprehension while using the HOV lane.

    Noel noticed the cop glasses, one might also consider the cop haircut of the person holding the old school Motorola Micro-phone; not quite Howie Long style but close, given the 40 year or so gap.

News

Getty Images
October 25, 2014 | NPR · You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.
 

AFP/Getty Images
October 25, 2014 | NPR · Reyhaneh Jabbari’s execution had been postponed several times since 2009. She was arrested in 2007 over the death of a man who once worked in Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence.
 

October 25, 2014 | NPR · A debate has begun in Canada about how to respond to this week’s murders of two Canadian soldiers, and the government plans to introduce new measures to strengthen the powers of the security services.
 

Arts & Life

AP
October 25, 2014 | NPR · At 5 foot 3, Muggsy Bogues holds the record as shortest player in NBA history. Criticism of his height started on the basketball courts of the Baltimore projects, and continued well into his career.
 

Copyright 2014 Jim Woodring/ Fantagraphics
October 25, 2014 | NPR · As a young man, Jim Woodring was looking for a sign — and he found it in a huge, green hallucinated amphibian. His new book of old drawings, Jim, includes many works inspired by such “apparitions.”
 

AP
October 25, 2014 | NPR · For decades, Florence Henderson, who presided over the Brady Bunch, was America’s perfect Mom. We’ll ask Henderson three questions about the Ig Nobels — awarded for real, if ridiculous, research.
 

Music

Getty Images
October 25, 2014 | NPR · Playing alongside Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, Bruce sang such hits as “Sunshine of Your Love,” “White Room” and “I Feel Free.”
 

Courtesy of the artist
October 25, 2014 | NPR · Christmas yields dozens of holiday albums each year. But, “Monster Mash” aside, what of Halloween?
 

NPR Starff
October 25, 2014 | NPR · The Danish String Quartet doesn’t live on Brahms and Beethoven alone. Watch the versatile group play Danish folk tunes, from centuries-old Fanø wedding dances to traditional Roskilde reels.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab