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    Finished the Hot Zone. Meh. Me and my wife both...

    Finished the Hot Zone. Meh. Me and my wife both read the book back in the day and all the Hollywood story elements that are wedged into what is already a compelling and frightening story just killed...
  2. Thread: RIP Dr John

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    Just saw this on YT - play it loud! ...

    Just saw this on YT - play it loud!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giZhwtJqyX4
  3. Thread: MLB 2019

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    You might have better luck with the Rays

    You might have better luck with the Rays
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    Where is the famed "busty girl dancing to...

    Where is the famed "busty girl dancing to Roundabout" video?
  5. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Angel Hernandez' team is at Target Field this...

    Angel Hernandez' team is at Target Field this weekend, with Angel himself behind the plate last night. Some horrendous calls, to the point where the TV announcing team was guffawing at how bad it was.
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    Steely Dan on a Sunday morning, Pretzel Logic and...

    Steely Dan on a Sunday morning, Pretzel Logic and then Royal Scam
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    Playing the San Jose '99 while doing house chores...

    Playing the San Jose '99 while doing house chores - there definitely was a tighter vibe on that tour, the weaving is wonderful. Woody and Keith may have not been the greatest guitar players, but they...
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    I do occasional streaming through Amazon music,...

    I do occasional streaming through Amazon music, mostly of stuff that's out-of-print/hard to get or that I am sampling to buy. Or, if I'm in the kitchen working I'll ask Alexa to play something. It...
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    I remember those Murder Mysteries, my family...

    I remember those Murder Mysteries, my family watched them all. Puberty had just kicked in so while my mother (who had zero gaydar) was swooning over Rock Hudson, I zeroed in on Susan Saint James and...
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    Bill Evans - Pavane (with orchestra)

    Bill Evans - Pavane (with orchestra)
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    This winter I got Elton John's expanded Here and...

    This winter I got Elton John's expanded Here and There album. I just remembered it and played it today. The bonus disc is that famed Thanksgiving show at MSG and yes, the three songs with Lennon are...
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    Gruno, how is the build going?

    Gruno, how is the build going?
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    Raise your hand if you say "Somebody's gotta go...

    Raise your hand if you say "Somebody's gotta go back and get a shitload of dimes" when approaching a toll booth.
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    I wonder what Slim Pickens thought of all those...

    I wonder what Slim Pickens thought of all those lines he had to deliver in Blazing Saddles. He was used to doing some humor in westerns but nothing like what Brooks and Prior wrote.
  15. Thread: Birders

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    We had to do a long drive to my wife's eye doctor...

    We had to do a long drive to my wife's eye doctor a couple days ago and while I was disappointed not seeing any bald eagles near the Missouri, I did see many pelicans. Man, those are BIG birds. Such...
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    Just remember, when you use Spotify you're not...

    Just remember, when you use Spotify you're not the consumer, you're the product

    https://thebaffler.com/downstream/big-mood-machine-pelly
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    Sneak peak of the next Wonder Woman movie poster....

    Sneak peak of the next Wonder Woman movie poster. They are jumping all the way to the 1980s and Diana's armor definitely has an 80s glam.
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    Randy and Burton, man I have a long history with...

    Randy and Burton, man I have a long history with those dudes. Actually, the Guess Who has endured far better than BTO but you know, sometimes you need a little meat n' potatoes rock n' roll. Randy's...
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    DVD for me, no theater around here will run it. I...

    DVD for me, no theater around here will run it. I don't care for Geddy's voice on this tour but that never stopped me from buying a Rush DVD before.
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    I prefer Young Frankenstein but they're both top...

    I prefer Young Frankenstein but they're both top ten.
  21. My younger brother was the "golden boy" of the...

    My younger brother was the "golden boy" of the family and my wife's older sister was the "anointed one" in the eyes of their mother. Nonetheless, guess who ended up cleaning up the massive hoard of...
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    I am at least 1500 miles from a Tree House....

    I am at least 1500 miles from a Tree House. Having two Founders Centennial IPAs tonight.
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    How is it?

    How is it?
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    It does support Dolby Atmos.

    It does support Dolby Atmos.
  25. Thread: RIP Dr John

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    RIP Dr John

    We lost a legend today. Dr John has left the big stage, walking on gilded splinters.

    https://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/article_a962e500-8877-11e9-991d-2f4782c02ae0.html

    Time to play...
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    Does that mean we get to see more of the young...

    Does that mean we get to see more of the young woman flirting with Dr. Jones in class?
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    Thanks, Firth!

    Thanks, Firth!
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    I just discovered that the firmware for my...

    I just discovered that the firmware for my Panasonic plasma no longer updates. The Amazon streaming is particularly out of date. I'm going to get a Fire Stick as a temporary fix but I suppose by next...
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    It appears that the Classic Artists DVD is OOP.

    It appears that the Classic Artists DVD is OOP.
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    The best bit of Indy is the confrontation with...

    The best bit of Indy is the confrontation with the swordsman in the marketplace. Apparently Spielberg was coming up with all sorts of ways that he'd fight Indy. Harrison Ford had been sick for a few...
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    We have that thread on changing music habits. I...

    We have that thread on changing music habits. I wonder if anyone's reading habits have changed. I am married to a woman who loathes too much bright light (which is odd considering her vision sucks)...
  32. To be replaced by the mad scramble to reconnect...

    To be replaced by the mad scramble to reconnect the phone when you get the dreaded "waiting for pairing" message through the speakers.
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    I'd like to see a warts-and-all book on Tull,...

    I'd like to see a warts-and-all book on Tull, with no revisionist history.
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    No, M*A*S*H did a better job of combining humor...

    No, M*A*S*H did a better job of combining humor and drama. It's a tricky formula and hard to pull off. M*A*S*H was a satire and that somehow helps. Like I said, Kelly is basically a heist movie. I...
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    Billy Preston definitely had some personal...

    Billy Preston definitely had some personal issues. It's a sad story. Just read his wiki page: sexually abused as a child, cuckholded by Sly Stone, addicted to alcohol and cocaine, busted for being...
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    Most of my listening for the last couple decades has been while facing a computer. Now I work at home, ripping my CDs lossless onto a computer or using a ridiculously large library of digital ROIOs....
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    The whole minefield scene in Kelly's Heroes is...

    The whole minefield scene in Kelly's Heroes is misplaced. This is essentially a heist film and they put this utterly serious war drama scene smack in the middle of it. It ruins the momentum of the...
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    I'll give Us a try some day. I thought Get Out...

    I'll give Us a try some day. I thought Get Out was a very clever film and loved the ending. Don't fuck with the TSA!
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    We got said cat when he was about six months old...

    We got said cat when he was about six months old and he behaved, well, there's the English phrase "like a right cunt". Just raising all kinds of hell. So he earned the name within a couple days. Then...
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    Apparently the change to iTunes will happen on...

    Apparently the change to iTunes will happen on IOS. Windows users will not see any change yet.
    ...
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    The interplay between Tywin and Arya was just...

    The interplay between Tywin and Arya was just phenomemal. Maisie Williams said every day on the set with Charles Dance was an acting lesson.
  42. Thread: Windows 10

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    It's all new. New PC with a SSD and a 2tb drive,...

    It's all new. New PC with a SSD and a 2tb drive, coupled with a 4tb drive. The later is where the iTunes library is pointed. And it always points itself back to the 2tb internal drive, losing track...
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    We have a cat we named Joffrey. I am fond of...

    We have a cat we named Joffrey. I am fond of calling him the c-word when he misbehaves. But unlike his namesake he is not a coward and he is a stone-cold killer. Just ask the colony of grackles next...
  44. Thread: Windows 10

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    I opened iTunes this morning and found that it...

    I opened iTunes this morning and found that it shifted its location for ripped files to the wrong drive. Thankfully it had not wiped out everything I had restored this weekend, which was...
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    Rod's early solo albums and the four Faces albums...

    Rod's early solo albums and the four Faces albums are just terrific. Loose, soulful, and just a lot of balls. And reportedly heroic amounts of drinking.
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    That's the idea - all the tech giants want us to...

    That's the idea - all the tech giants want us to abandon software and move to the cloud. And then we pay for something we used to own.
  47. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    I don't know what the hell this is - got some...

    I don't know what the hell this is - got some jazz in it, though the kitchen sink is full to the rim on this.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G55GspnNkBo
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    I would tap Kidman in a heartbeat. Different...

    I would tap Kidman in a heartbeat. Different strokes, I guess.

    Back to TV - Archer is back and the jokes were non-stop. Man, their animation has gotten so much better it's ridiculous. I hope we...
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    And finally, Apple is driving a stake through the...

    And finally, Apple is driving a stake through the heart of iTunes

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-finally-going-put-itunes-182605328.html
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    And with a PE favorite at #11!

    And with a PE favorite at #11!
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    RIP, I always enjoyed his appearances on SNL....

    RIP, I always enjoyed his appearances on SNL. Such a departure from the acceptable norm in those days.
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    Wow, it has an actual headphone jack! :O

    Wow, it has an actual headphone jack! :O
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    I understand this is a national holiday in...

    I understand this is a national holiday in Canada. Everyone goes for a round of golf and X). Happy birthday, oh Anointed One!
  54. Thread: Windows 10

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    I hate those damn ear-plugs and in my experience,...

    I hate those damn ear-plugs and in my experience, bluetooth shaves off a little audio quality.

    My wife asked me to load some new albums up for the phone. I keep my iTunes library on an external...
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    That pretty much sums up the entire line - why...

    That pretty much sums up the entire line - why the hell do I need a dongle to plug my headphones into my phone!
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    I just opened up iTunes to add some files to the...

    I just opened up iTunes to add some files to the phone. As it often does, the worst piece of software ever has forgotten which drive the music is on and lost it all (plus the artwork). I'd like to...
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    Yeah, they're a little more distinctive in the...

    Yeah, they're a little more distinctive in the books as to the coloring, size, and disposition.
  58. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Hey, Geezer! Looks like the border battle came...

    Hey, Geezer! Looks like the border battle came down to a tie. But it was two great games of well-played baseball. This will be continued in August.
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    I swear I saw an ad last night saying CNN was...

    I swear I saw an ad last night saying CNN was going to run it.
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    Some blues for Vic ...

    Some blues for Vic


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl208H1qH3s
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