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    There are a lot of catchy pop tunes from the...

    There are a lot of catchy pop tunes from the '70s, as are highlighted on the soundtracks for the two Guardians of the Galaxy movies. If you're old enough to remember that music, you, like me, are...
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    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/5...

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    This one has Harvey Mandel, Henry Kaiser, Steve Kimock and Freddie Roulette (see StarThrower's post #2, above).
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    Been a fan of Harvey Mandel since the Canned Heat...

    Been a fan of Harvey Mandel since the Canned Heat album Future Blues in 1970. Eventually, I worked my way back to his excellent 1968 solo album Cristo Redentor. And forward to anything he has...
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    Humble Pie - As Safe As Yesterday Is

    Humble Pie - As Safe As Yesterday Is
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    Sticky: Lotta people have died from that hoax.

    Lotta people have died from that hoax.
  6. Same here. Ideally, you leave your cell...

    Same here.



    Ideally, you leave your cell phone at the theater and go home to watch the movie, uninterrupted. Home theater (or what passes for it at my house) is a great boon during the...
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    Sticky: We seem to be regressing to a time when there was...

    We seem to be regressing to a time when there was little, if any, science, when one man's superstitious mumbo jumbo equaled another man's studied verdict.


    https://youtu.be/rf71YotfykQ

    The...
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    Sticky: Both sides? But there is only one reality,...

    Both sides? But there is only one reality, although clearly there are some who deny it.
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    Don't think I've seen it because my local library...

    Don't think I've seen it because my local library does not have it. Will not likely seek it out. But thanks for letting me know about it.



    That seems likely. My own problem with smoking...
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    I am familiar with Anna Faris in that I've seen...

    I am familiar with Anna Faris in that I've seen some of her films and can put a face to the name, but I don't know the name of the movie you are talking about. Perhaps I've seen it. Perhaps I...
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    14614 <Kraan!
  12. None of the theaters here have either beer or...

    None of the theaters here have either beer or reclining seats. Sounds like a good idea to me. Of course, with the coronaplague, it's been quite a while since I even had a draft beer. Got a comfy...
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    Perhaps it was referring to the Harvey Weinstein...

    Perhaps it was referring to the Harvey Weinstein rape that allegedly occurs before shooting begins.

    You're right. Rape scenes seem to be nonexistent in romantic comedies I have seen.

    I have...
  14. I've done that. I have also mastered the art of...

    I've done that. I have also mastered the art of falling asleep while rewinding the movie to watch the part I missed because I fell asleep. Sometimes I guess I'm too tired to be watching a movie at...
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    Sticky: Slaughtered Danish mink rise from grave...

    Slaughtered Danish mink rise from grave
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    ^I'll keep an eye out for that. I have had...

    ^I'll keep an eye out for that. I have had Brooklyn Brewery's regular lager, so I know some of their beers make it out here.
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    Sticky: That's where we get ours, and they've been out...

    That's where we get ours, and they've been out every time I've been there in the last couple months. Our Costco only sells them 30 rolls per pack. I don't know what that says about our respective...
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    I'm enjoying a "Winter Ride" double bock from...

    I'm enjoying a "Winter Ride" double bock from Trader Joe's. No added flavorings present or needed.
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    Sticky: At the best of times I don't like shopping. I...

    At the best of times I don't like shopping. I certainly don't want to risk catching the virus in exchange for a trip to capitalist hell. No fun for this guy, who 'wasn't born to follow.'

    (I...
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    Sticky: That, they most definitely are.

    That, they most definitely are.
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    Sticky: Frequent, rapid testing could turn national...

    Frequent, rapid testing could turn national COVID-19 tide within weeks
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    Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland

    Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
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    Sorry to hear that. Been a Strawbs fan a log...

    Sorry to hear that. Been a Strawbs fan a log time. Rest in peace, Tony.
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    Didn't know KK had a book. Musician...

    Didn't know KK had a book. Musician autobiographies are difficult to find in this town.
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    Found a new one at the library, although I'm not...

    Found a new one at the library, although I'm not ready to start it yet with all the other books I have out. Antkind by Charlie Kaufman, the screenwriter's first novel. Fans of his movies will...
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    Finished Lovecraft Country and started Rob...

    Finished Lovecraft Country and started Rob Halford: Confess.
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    Sticky: https://i.redd.it/fbi7rv7jegz51.jpg

    https://i.redd.it/fbi7rv7jegz51.jpg
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    Sticky: The last time I was in walmart, they had: 1)...

    The last time I was in walmart, they had:

    1) opened both entrances to the store with fewer staff present; one or the other entry had been closed for months forcing all to use a single...
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    Sticky: Earlier today I saw a man standing in line at a...

    Earlier today I saw a man standing in line at a pharmacy. He had on a disposable surgical mask, and over the mask a clear plastic sign saying in black lettering, "my governor is an idiot." What do...
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    Sticky: Our governor has done a decent job of fighting...

    Our governor has done a decent job of fighting the spread of covid. Not only can I tell this by his science-based, common-sense directives, but also by the fact that the maskholes and covidiots have...
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    Sticky: Will people discover that the economy is no...

    Will people discover that the economy is no longer important when there's no one left to shop?
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    Sticky: One local hospital has announced they are...

    One local hospital has announced they are converting their parking garage to rooms and beds for covid patients. How they will keep it warm was not mentioned. Other local hospitals have ceased all...
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    Sticky: The problem is ignorance. I have never visited...

    The problem is ignorance. I have never visited or lived in China, but in the US, ignorance is often willful and glorified. Many have chosen to follow a leader who continues to shit upon them,...
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    Jeopardy: No game show for space cadets, or...

    Jeopardy: No game show for space cadets, or absent minded geezers.

    I like it anyway, despite occasionally being one or more of the above.
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    Sticky: I just remain large, tall, old, and grumpy. ...

    I just remain large, tall, old, and grumpy. People give me a wide berth.



    "Five to one, baby
    One in five
    No one here gets out alive" - James Douglas Morrison, "The Stockholm Syndrome"
  37. Frampton & Doobie Bros cover "Let It Rain"

    https://youtu.be/T7Dm77k-tZo
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    1969 vs 1984. Sometimes being older is not to...

    1969 vs 1984. Sometimes being older is not to your advantage. I, too, would have guessed The Who. Even though 'We're Not Gonna Take It' was probably not a top ten single for The Who. It's just...
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    Ken Jennings would be good, if he wants the job. ...

    Ken Jennings would be good, if he wants the job. I'd also be pleased with Cheech Marin, a winner on Celebrity Jeopardy.
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    Sticky: If it had a heart, someone could drive a stake...

    If it had a heart, someone could drive a stake through it.
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    I can think of no other television host that had...

    I can think of no other television host that had a bigger affect on me than Alex Trebek, or any that I spent as much time watching. Some TV seasons produce nothing worth watching, but even in those...
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    Sticky: This is not good news: The long-term health...

    This is not good news:

    The long-term health impact of COVID-19 is only now being understood — and it’s not pretty: study
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    Sticky: None of our theaters have been open since the...

    None of our theaters have been open since the lockdown began in March. They may have had permission to reopen at some point after the quarantine began, but none of them are open yet. Outdoor music...
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    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was the first, or one of the...

    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was the first, or one of the first, record albums I ever bought. I was 13 in '68 when it was released from wherever it is they keep vinyl trips.
  45. That's a good idea. I always wait for miserable...

    That's a good idea. I always wait for miserable weather, and then I don't dress for the weather. Helluva way to go, freezing barefoot in the snow while setting up my annual gift to the power...
  46. What I wouldn't give for a nice weekend in the...

    What I wouldn't give for a nice weekend in the '60s.

    "Those days are gone forever
    Over a long time ago
    Oh, no" ~ The Dan
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    Rest in peace, Ken. Always loved your keyboard...

    Rest in peace, Ken. Always loved your keyboard playing.
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    Dixie Dregs and Brand X.

    Dixie Dregs and Brand X.
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    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/70/Whaletail_cropped.jpg/220px-Whaletail_cropped.jpg

    You wouldn't think a whale tail could save anything, but they provide a nice distraction.
  50. Are you seeking a nomination for a Darwin Award?

    Are you seeking a nomination for a Darwin Award?
  51. Yes, but my formative years for music were...

    Yes, but my formative years for music were 1965-1975, when solos were obligatory. Some of them were less than exciting, although I would not want to see the practice disappear entirely. One would...
  52. There were photos in my local news about a...

    There were photos in my local news about a celebration in town yesterday. The pictures showed almost no one wearing a mask and no social distancing at all. Who knew that 30 years later, Nirvana's...
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    https://youtu.be/ne7CFsVufy4

    https://youtu.be/ne7CFsVufy4
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    Cat Stevens-Catch Bull At Four

    Cat Stevens-Catch Bull At Four
  55. In time for Halloween-new song from Danny Elfman

    https://youtu.be/y3xKyWemAr0

    His first pop song in decades.

    Happy Halloween, everyone!
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    Rest in peace, Sean Connery. You brought great...

    Rest in peace, Sean Connery. You brought great joy to us in your many roles on the silver screen. You will be missed.
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    Sticky: I was not defending him. But shaming serves no...

    I was not defending him. But shaming serves no useful purpose except in media (social and television) where it is a way of life. Spending half a newscast shaming a professional sports figure while...
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    Sticky: Here in the US, folly is how we roll. ...

    Here in the US, folly is how we roll.

    Apparently.
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    Sticky: News priorities are all messed up. They spend...

    News priorities are all messed up. They spend half a newscast shaming Covid-positive L.A. Dodger Third Baseman Justin Turner for wanting to celebrate with his teammates after the Dodgers won their...
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    Sticky: https://i.redd.it/paas8f1asyv51.png

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