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    Rest in peace, Paul.

    Rest in peace, Paul.
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    R.I.P. Art Neville

    Founding member of the Meters and Neville Brothers died Monday 22 July at age 81.

    New Orleans legend Art Neville, founder of the Meters and Neville Brothers, dies at 81
  3. I have not seen that. Rock paper scissors?

    I have not seen that. Rock paper scissors?
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    R.I.P. Bill Vitt

    Bill Vitt was best known as the drummer in the Merl Saunders-Jerry Garcia Band. I always enjoyed their Live at Keystone albums. Vitt died on July 16, 2019.

    R.I.P. Jerry Garcia Drummer Bill Vitt
  5. Very cool artwork, Robert.

    Very cool artwork, Robert.
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    We watched a good movie last night, a Korean gem...

    We watched a good movie last night, a Korean gem called Burning (2018), with only three main characters and a 2 1/2 hour running time. A missing person/possible murder mystery. Unlike the typical...
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    Sorry to hear this. A great singer/musician and...

    Sorry to hear this. A great singer/musician and a leader in South African pop-rock. Rest in peace.
  8. I sometimes get leg and foot cramps, but I don't...

    I sometimes get leg and foot cramps, but I don't take statins.
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    Thanks. The double-blind tasting sounds like...

    Thanks. The double-blind tasting sounds like fun. I could read more of the text in the new photo, but some of the smaller print still escapes me. Maybe my eyes are going with age. Or maybe people...
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    The "Roadside Geology" series is also good. I...

    The "Roadside Geology" series is also good. I have the one for Hawaii.
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    I have seen the four-packs of 16-oz cans from...

    I have seen the four-packs of 16-oz cans from local breweries here. My frustration with the packaging likely stems from the inverse relationship between 'thirst' and 'patience and coordination.'
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    Mexican beers are wonderful summertime thirst...

    Mexican beers are wonderful summertime thirst quenchers. I have heard that some contain adjuncts, but many are still made in the style taught by German and Austrian master brewers in the 19th...
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    I continue to try NE IPAs in hope of finding a...

    I continue to try NE IPAs in hope of finding a favorite. They're not bad, just not what I'm used to after years of not knowing there was an alternative to west coast IPAs. I don't travel much. ...
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    Has anyone encountered these new plastic...

    Has anyone encountered these new plastic monstrosities the hold six packs of beer together?

    https://images.newrepublic.com/76c8cb2c1c0dd8f2d21c8826091a2476a5657485.png?w=1400&q=65&dpi=1.25&h=579
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    It should be illegal to sell beer that has gone...

    It should be illegal to sell beer that has gone bad.



    I like Voodoo Ranger regular IPA. I am leery of NE IPAs because, while I have had a few good ones, most seem to leave a sweet aftertaste...
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    I've seen Lone Star. Good movie. I want to see...

    I've seen Lone Star. Good movie. I want to see Repo Man, but have never had the opportunity. A Michael Nesmith production.
  17. Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    I looked up Artificial Condition on my library's...

    I looked up Artificial Condition on my library's site, and listed there are 3 other books in the Murderbot Diaries series. Do you recommend reading them in order, or is Artificial Condition a...
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    If anybody cares, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan...

    If anybody cares, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan from the World Cup team will be on Jimmy Kimmel's show tonight.
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    Hops and alcohol are the two natural...

    Hops and alcohol are the two natural preservatives in beer. So an Imperial IPA might be expected to have a longer shelf life than other beers.

    Ales meant to improve with age are usually so marked...
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    Some of the better breweries are putting the...

    Some of the better breweries are putting the bottling date on their beers now. Three months is the recommended time from that date by which to drink them (assuming they have been stored in a cool...
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    The Free by Willy Vlautin. As far as I know, it...

    The Free by Willy Vlautin. As far as I know, it is Vlautin's only novel I haven't already read.
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    Couple of Yorkshire ales I like, but haven't had...

    Couple of Yorkshire ales I like, but haven't had in a while, are Theakston Old Peculier and Theakston Bitter. I have been fortunate to find both on tap (English style tap) in the US, years ago.
  24. When my Dad was alive, I asked him if I should...

    When my Dad was alive, I asked him if I should sign up for AARP, as I had been getting advertisements in the mail. He said, "No."
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    Rest in peace, Joćo. Love me some bossa nova. I...

    Rest in peace, Joćo. Love me some bossa nova. I find the music best on a sunny day. It doesn't lend itself to snowfall. I believe I'll put that Getz/Gilberto album on today.
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    Tried a few drafts at a local brewpub: Able...

    Tried a few drafts at a local brewpub:

    Able Baker (Henderson, NV) Atomic Duck-a rather ordinary IPA. Not bad. Not exceptional.

    Lost Coast (Eureka, CA) Fog Cutter-a much better IPA.

    Wife...
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    Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money...

    Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money
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    What time does today's game start? We don't have...

    What time does today's game start? We don't have cable and must go to a pub to see it.
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    Maybe you're thinking of Alaska's Hopothermia, an...

    Maybe you're thinking of Alaska's Hopothermia, an excellent IPA with an excellent name.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190628/0dc447d39e9ae39d1924a192c27d870f.jpg

    That one sounds great. It...
  30. Thread: Stoner!

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    ^Listened to that one yesterday. Great album.

    ^Listened to that one yesterday. Great album.
  31. Rest in peace, Gary.

    Rest in peace, Gary.
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    Very cool. Thanks for posting.

    Very cool. Thanks for posting.
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    https://1jyd2toklpxma7w23lqt6d4n-wpengine.netdna-s...

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLIppgE45wM

    Haven't tried this one, but...
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    Northline by Willy Vlautin

    Northline by Willy Vlautin
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    Jonas Hellborg - Kali's Son

    Jonas Hellborg - Kali's Son
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    RIP Dave Bartholomew

    Musician and composer Dave Bartholomew died 23 June 2019 at age 100. He wrote/cowrote, among many songs, "I Hear You Knockin" recorded by Smiley Lewis and by Dave Edmunds, Fats Domino's hit "Ain't...
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    I like oatmeal stout, so I imagine I would like...

    I like oatmeal stout, so I imagine I would like an oat porter. I recently tried a local oat vodka that wasn't bad. I'll give that Donner Party Porter a try next time I'm in a place that has it on...
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    I knew the Scots were tough, but did not know...

    I knew the Scots were tough, but did not know they ate trees.

    Still...better than what the Donner Party ate.
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    Although many beers taste good, not all beer is...

    Although many beers taste good, not all beer is in good taste. I, personally, am not an objector to such things; they can brew what they want. But what do you think of this, from the FiftyFifty...
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    Phil Keaggy - Acoustic Sketches

    Phil Keaggy - Acoustic Sketches
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    ^looks like a beer I would enjoy. I'll probably...

    ^looks like a beer I would enjoy. I'll probably never see one out here.
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    I know that. Was I unclear?

    I know that. Was I unclear?
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    I went to see them in 1975. Wouldn't have gone...

    I went to see them in 1975. Wouldn't have gone had I not liked them (and not been old enough to have seen Jefferson Airplane). The band I saw included Grace, Marty, and Papa John Creach. At the...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svPDzNO6GQk ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svPDzNO6GQk

    Dam!
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    Didier Lockwood - Storyboard

    Didier Lockwood - Storyboard
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    Didier Lockwood Group - DLG

    Didier Lockwood Group - DLG
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    We watched that last night. Liam Neeson has made...

    We watched that last night. Liam Neeson has made so many revenge action movies that I didn't expect much of Cold Pursuit. We were pleasantly surprised, and really dug the dark comedy.
  48. Thread: RIP Dr John

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    https://images.dailykos.com/images/684686/story_im...

    https://images.dailykos.com/images/684686/story_image/drjohn.png?1560206199
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    Black Sun: The Best of Mark-Almond

    Black Sun: The Best of Mark-Almond
  50. Angra is one of my all-time favorite metal bands,...

    Angra is one of my all-time favorite metal bands, and Andre Matos was a truly great singer. Rest in peace, Andre Matos.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfDBH2bij4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfDBH2bij4
  52. Thread: RIP Dr John

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfDBH2bij4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfDBH2bij4
  53. Thread: RIP Dr John

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    Since the advent of Game Of Thrones, all cats in...

    Since the advent of Game Of Thrones, all cats in the English-speaking world are now called "Hodor," for reasons that are obvious to cat owners.
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    Bongripper - Terminal

    Bongripper - Terminal
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    R.I.P. Tony Glover

    Tony Glover, of Koerner, Ray and Glover, passed away on 29 May 2019. He was 79.

    Tony Glover, Master of the Blues Harmonica, Is Dead at 79
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    Bill Connors - Of Mist And Melting

    Bill Connors - Of Mist And Melting
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    Dr. John was definitely part of the soundtrack of...

    Dr. John was definitely part of the soundtrack of my life. Rest in peace, Mac. You will be sorely missed.
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    ^I tried one of those. It is quite good. ...

    ^I tried one of those. It is quite good. Slightly sour from the citrus, but not overwhelmingly so, as some of the sour ales can be. Wonderful on a hot day.

    Speaking of citrus flavored beer, a...
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    Good choice. I have seen Nevada Smith many times.

    Good choice. I have seen Nevada Smith many times.
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    The Ox-Bow Incident (1942, starring Henry Fonda)...

    The Ox-Bow Incident (1942, starring Henry Fonda) is a classic western movie I recently found on DVD. The novel of the same name, by Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark, is an excellent book.
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