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  1. I have noticed the difference between truly good...

    I have noticed the difference between truly good sea salt and the Morton variety. Trouble is, most sea salt out there likely isn't quality sea salt at all.
  2. The buzz word now is "artisan". Get the fuck off...

    The buzz word now is "artisan". Get the fuck off my lawn.
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    We're going through some of our favorite spooky...

    We're going through some of our favorite spooky movies. I think Sleepy Hollow is Johnny Depp's best work. This was one case where Tim Burton's affectations and style really, really worked. And I like...
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    I prefer the bastardized BOC Imaginos as opposed...

    I prefer the bastardized BOC Imaginos as opposed to Albert's vision. Better production and vocals. I just reordered the tracks the way they're supposed to be and begin the playlist with the Stephen...
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    The only time I saw BOC was at the beginning of...

    The only time I saw BOC was at the beginning of their Agents of Fortune tour. There was a sense of menace from Bloom and company. I remember Buck stepping into the spotlight for his solos, all in...
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    There's a lot of Bond lists floating around the...

    There's a lot of Bond lists floating around the Net right now. I do like that the ones regarding which theme song is the best, most prefer Sir Paul's contribution or at least give it second place.
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    For the colder months, a long list of Internet...

    For the colder months, a long list of Internet rabbit holes to disappear into

    https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/q2viki/what_useful_unknown_website_do_you_wish_more/
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    Tonight, the classic The Bad Seed, followed by...

    Tonight, the classic The Bad Seed, followed by the WTF special, It's Alive!
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    Last night we watched All About Eve for the first...

    Last night we watched All About Eve for the first time. Your average gangster movie has less double-crossing and back-stabbing. Wow!
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    I am reminded of the filming of the Lord of the...

    I am reminded of the filming of the Lord of the Rings when Peter Jackson suggested to Christopher Lee what to do when he's stabbed in the back. Lee just said, "that's not the noise a man makes when...
  11. Update: we got both flu/COVID booster shots...

    Update: we got both flu/COVID booster shots yesterday. Only side effects are sore arms.
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    The Trouble with Peace by Joe Abercrombie - dark...

    The Trouble with Peace by Joe Abercrombie - dark epic fantasy. Second volume of a just completed trilogy.
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    It's not only one of the best Christmas offerings...

    It's not only one of the best Christmas offerings but it's also one of the best IPAs on the market
  14. My 70 year old cousin just got Pfizer booster and...

    My 70 year old cousin just got Pfizer booster and the flu shot at the same time - no ill effects. We're going in tomorrow.

    Greg, my condolences. That is a lot to take in but at least with all the...
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    I am finding some rather choice tones through it...

    I am finding some rather choice tones through it now. I had convinced myself I didn't need to buy any more pedals. I was wrong: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stevegadlin/the-fart-pedal/#

    I...
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    John Carter was indeed great fun.

    John Carter was indeed great fun.
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    I still think Technical Ecstasy and Never Say Die...

    I still think Technical Ecstasy and Never Say Die are lesser efforts. There's some good tunes but the original lineup was having issues.

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  18. Thread: Tull Binge

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    My major Tull binge is always fall into winter,...

    My major Tull binge is always fall into winter, especially the rural trilogy
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6PaqzKjHzU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6PaqzKjHzU
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    Albert's "Re-Imaginos" is a pretty tough listen...

    Albert's "Re-Imaginos" is a pretty tough listen for me. The vocals are rough and it doesn't "feel" much like BOC to me. The new The Symbol Remains, on the other hand, is superb.
  21. My deepest condolences on your loss. I had no...

    My deepest condolences on your loss.

    I had no idea that Danforth and Pape was a street address.
  22. My second Shingles shot gave me the fever and...

    My second Shingles shot gave me the fever and chills for about 16 hours. But yeah, still better than getting the Shingles.

    I did my last walk outside today. For tomorrow into next May I'll be...
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    The story could be tweaked (season 5 was a mess...

    The story could be tweaked (season 5 was a mess because they thought they were done in season 4), dialog could certainly be improved, the set design and effects would greatly benefit from an upgrade....
  24. Thread: Stoner!

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    I listened to BoneHawk on my morning walk. I like...

    I listened to BoneHawk on my morning walk. I like them. Kind of a mix between Thin Lizzy-style hard rock with stoner riffs and modern distortion. The vox are more stoner than classic hard rock and I...
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    My fallback Oktoberfest - from a German brewery...

    My fallback Oktoberfest - from a German brewery in New Ulm, MN. Very tasty, very well balanced

    https://schells-18df1.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Oktoberfest_2020_781x1550-516x1024.png
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    I've heard legendary things about that bottle but...

    I've heard legendary things about that bottle but never found one out here in the sticks. Enjoy.
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    I first got this when it was an auto-shipment...

    I first got this when it was an auto-shipment from Columbia House that I decided to keep. I thought at the time that "Elephant Talk" sounded like David Byrne if he took even more drugs. There's more...
  28. Thread: Apple

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    You're one of the lucky ones. ...

    You're one of the lucky ones.

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/iphone-storage-almost-full-after-installing-ios-15-heres-what-not-to-do/
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    Yep, this is an autobuy.

    Yep, this is an autobuy.
  30. Thread: Apple

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    If you update your phone to the new IOS, be...

    If you update your phone to the new IOS, be prepared for an annoying bug for which Apple has no immediate fix. No matter what the memory actual has, the phone will tell you "iPhone storage almost...
  31. Yes. I did some looking around yesterday and many...

    Yes. I did some looking around yesterday and many say of the current issues of the album, your best bet is to seek out the Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs version.
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    Oh, if only I could. For some reason it has been...

    Oh, if only I could. For some reason it has been declared a show we have to watch together.
  33. Thread: Stoner!

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    Glowsun - Eternal Season Papir - Stundum ...

    Glowsun - Eternal Season
    Papir - Stundum
    Pyramidal - Frozen Galaxies

    The best thing is that nearly all the bands in these last few posts are on Bandcamp and thus easily sampled.
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    Is that the one with the "sweet night"? If so, we...

    Is that the one with the "sweet night"? If so, we saw season one and it was stellar.
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    Well, I'm not sure which episode it was but every...

    Well, I'm not sure which episode it was but every time a group is pursued by slooooow-walking Walkers they go from twenty yards behind to engulfing the living the living in seconds, attacking from...
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    We have binged through the most recent Walking...

    We have binged through the most recent Walking Dead episodes (my wife insists, I choose my battles). I see that the show has not improved in the least since I gave up on it: weak and inconsistent...
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    I understood that COVID protocols for...

    I understood that COVID protocols for international travel would get in the way of them returning to the UK
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    Hinterland is another great UK series

    Hinterland is another great UK series
  39. There was a time when I had a few Chicago albums...

    There was a time when I had a few Chicago albums but never this one. I think I need to go back and explore their stuff. At the time, there didn't seem to be enough meat for a guitar-hungry kid but...
  40. Sticky: I felt the same way with my Zappa contribution...

    I felt the same way with my Zappa contribution but I figured, what the hell, I won't be crushed if I disappointed the diehard fans. Just be glad I didn't have to review an album by the Dead.
  41. Sticky: C'mon guys, I did three. It's freaking easy!

    C'mon guys, I did three. It's freaking easy!
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    Definitely the worst awards show of the year, and...

    Definitely the worst awards show of the year, and that's saying something regarding what a clusterfuck the Academy Awards was.
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    Fates Warning is SOOOOO under-appreciated

    Fates Warning is SOOOOO under-appreciated
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    I completely get everyone's problems with the...

    I completely get everyone's problems with the Hobbit movies. The real culprit is MGM studios, who wanted a LOTR sized box office take to rescue their failing studio. The suits there INSISTED on three...
  45. Thread: Stoner!

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    Hunt down Weedpecker III immediately!

    Hunt down Weedpecker III immediately!
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    I've been bingeing on Norm vids - the guy was so...

    I've been bingeing on Norm vids - the guy was so quick and so proficient at stretching out a joke just to make Letterman or Conan uncomfortable.
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    Much better than I expected ...

    Much better than I expected


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqoQY9bobow
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    I bought a Boss Katana MK II 50 amp as a...

    I bought a Boss Katana MK II 50 amp as a birthday present to myself. It will take a while to master the tone library but I like the sounds I'm getting out of it so far. My tendinitis, as expected,...
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    I think Ace and Peter had the right idea. Rock...

    I think Ace and Peter had the right idea. Rock acts were best served in these situations by just making a mockery of the proceedings. Think of the Beatles' many press conferences or the Stones. I...
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    I saw Coop on the Whiskey and Lace tour. The "new...

    I saw Coop on the Whiskey and Lace tour. The "new material" went over OK but the crowd obviously preferred the early stuff. He did open with "Under My Wheels", which was a smart move.
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    One of Kilmer's better late-period movies is the...

    One of Kilmer's better late-period movies is the 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang with Robert Downey Jr.
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    Indeed, I recall the same thing.

    Indeed, I recall the same thing.
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    I now have even more respect for Ace after that.

    I now have even more respect for Ace after that.
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    We started watching Only Murders in the Building...

    We started watching Only Murders in the Building (Hulu). Utterly delightful.
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    Interesting article about Lindsey from the...

    Interesting article about Lindsey from the NYTimes

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/arts/music/lindsey-buckingham.html
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    Fry was also impressive as Mycroft Holmes in the...

    Fry was also impressive as Mycroft Holmes in the Guy Ritchie films
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    :rofl:rofl:rofl

    :rofl:rofl:rofl
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    It DEFINITELY wasn't David Longdon.

    It DEFINITELY wasn't David Longdon.
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    I am streaming this album for the first time -...

    I am streaming this album for the first time - great music but some of the guest vocals are a bit jarring, particularly the vocally-challenged gentleman on track two.
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    I cut my teeth on Asimov, Heinlein, Tolkien, and...

    I cut my teeth on Asimov, Heinlein, Tolkien, and Howard so I've vacillated between the two all of my life. Of late, I have been more inclined to immerse myself in the doorstop fantasy but I do take a...
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