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  1. Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    Rest in peace. Thanks for the many laughs.

    Rest in peace. Thanks for the many laughs.
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    Sad news. My wife and I always liked the...

    Sad news. My wife and I always liked the Ventures. Rest in peace.
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    https://youtu.be/d_dfFrg0hDA

    https://youtu.be/d_dfFrg0hDA
  5. Olympic Sponsors Have “Entirely Ghosted”...

    Olympic Sponsors Have “Entirely Ghosted” Activists Ahead of the Beijing Games

    Unsurprising, in this day and age, where money is politics. This is only the latest show of the power of the...
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    Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    ^I saw that on dvd. It was indeed a very good...

    ^I saw that on dvd. It was indeed a very good movie.
  8. Very sorry to hear about your Dad, Duncan. ...

    Very sorry to hear about your Dad, Duncan. Sincere sympathy.
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    https://youtu.be/2ymbfKceRto

    https://youtu.be/2ymbfKceRto
  10. What is the correct # of sarcasms for the winter...

    What is the correct # of sarcasms for the winter olympics?
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    I like Cathedral, but sadly the only album I have...

    I like Cathedral, but sadly the only album I have by them is Ethereal Mirror, which I got many moons ago. Embarrassing that I only have the one. Gotta remedy that. For today, I'll play Ethereal...
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    Voivod are sounding good. Thanks for posting. ...

    Voivod are sounding good. Thanks for posting. ^That song is the first thing I've heard from their new album.
  13. I spent years in college studying science. I can...

    I spent years in college studying science. I can sympathize with people who are ignorant through no fault of their own, but people who are belligerently, intentionally, whiningly stupid and spout...
  14. Thanks, Jerol.

    Thanks, Jerol.
  15. I have yet to see N95 masks for sale where we...

    I have yet to see N95 masks for sale where we live. I've seen photos of them, so I know what they look like. Of course, it was eight months after they first told us to stay home and to wear a mask...
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    Moby Grape - Vintage

    Moby Grape - Vintage
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    https://youtu.be/jrVbawRPO7I

    https://youtu.be/jrVbawRPO7I
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    Some recent watches: Ju-On - original Japanese...

    Some recent watches:

    Ju-On - original Japanese horror film later remade in US as The Grudge. Good, but somewhat confusing to me.

    Walk, Don't Run - Cary Grant's final film, a comedy, also...
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    RIP Ronnie Spector

    Ronnie Spector, Ronettes singer, died Wednesday Jan. 12 after a battle with cancer. She was 78.

    Ronnie Spector, Ronettes Singer and Ultimate Girl-Group Icon, Dead at 78
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    Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    Rest in peace and love and music, Michael.

    Rest in peace and love and music, Michael.
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    https://youtu.be/t14dPleQ-5g "Lost him to a...

    https://youtu.be/t14dPleQ-5g

    "Lost him to a jukebox and a pinball machine"
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    I read a bit about the film but have yet to see...

    I read a bit about the film but have yet to see it. There seemed to be some confusion online about where the title "Licorice Pizza" came from. Decades ago, there was a small California record store...
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    My brother sent me The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra...

    My brother sent me The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra as a gift. Funny movie. Did not know there is a sequel.
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    Very enjoyable. Thanks.

    Very enjoyable. Thanks.
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    Am I the only one who has no memory of a Star...

    Am I the only one who has no memory of a Star Wars character named Boba Fett?
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    Rest in peace. Was watching a western Poitier...

    Rest in peace. Was watching a western Poitier was in, just a few days ago, Duel At Diablo (1966).
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    Rest in peace to Betty White, who was already an...

    Rest in peace to Betty White, who was already an actress when I was born. A lovely and funny lady. Thanks for a lifetime of laughs.
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    Dave Barry’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide...

    Dave Barry’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
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    ^Thanks. I checked that out. Don't know why I...

    ^Thanks. I checked that out. Don't know why I missed it when you posted it. Looks like a fun and disturbing movie that reflects the current state of government and media.

    Last night we watched...
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    I had to look up Don't Look Up. I have not seen...

    I had to look up Don't Look Up. I have not seen a single ad for it. Sounds like an interesting premise for a movie. For me, and probably no one else, it's easy to confuse with Don't Look Down,...
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    Rest in peace, John. Back in the day when I gave...

    Rest in peace, John. Back in the day when I gave a damn about pro football, John Madden and his Raiders were my favorites. His broadcast commentary was interesting, if unusual, and better than the...
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    That almost surprises me. Pink Floyd at the L.A....

    That almost surprises me. Pink Floyd at the L.A. Sports Arena in 1975 had excellent sound, advertised as quadrophonic. I saw Frank Zappa at Pauley Pavilion (UCLA) in 1977 and the sound was just...
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    You would probably enjoy this one from Stone...

    You would probably enjoy this one from Stone Brewery of Escondido, California:

    https://www.stonebrewing.com/sites/default/files/styles/home_page_panel/public/2021_xoco_hp.jpg?itok=SMGhxKLn

    They...
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    I can recall a couple of instances of getting...

    I can recall a couple of instances of getting lost outside concert venues. One was a show at the L.A. Forum, forgot which one, where we exited the building at a different gate than we entered, and...
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    I like the Ninkasi Sleigh'r. It's not just a...

    I like the Ninkasi Sleigh'r. It's not just a beer with a cool name. Dark amber but not opaque. Very malty but with a distinct and lasting bitterness. Does not seem to have any added spices or...
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    I guess the towers are like monkey bars, and some...

    I guess the towers are like monkey bars, and some folks can't resist.
  38. I didn't know it was on youtube (one of the...

    I didn't know it was on youtube (one of the hazards of having my prime concertgoing years predate the internet). I gotta check that out.
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    I have been fortunate in that I never went to a...

    I have been fortunate in that I never went to a concert where I was disappointed in the music or performance of the band or artist. I went to a few with unruly crowds. One that stands out in that...
  40. In 1974 I saw the Grateful Dead and Maria Muldaur...

    In 1974 I saw the Grateful Dead and Maria Muldaur outdoors at University of California Santa Barbara Stadium on May 25, featuring the Wall Of Sound.
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    After breakfast I'm gonna have a Ninkasi Sleigh'r...

    After breakfast I'm gonna have a Ninkasi Sleigh'r winter ale from Oregon.
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    Last night's DVD Christmas double feature: Home...

    Last night's DVD Christmas double feature: Home Alone & Die Hard
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    The Low Desert: Gangster Stories by Tod Goldberg

    The Low Desert: Gangster Stories by Tod Goldberg
  44. the band 1974 canned heat 1974 jerry garcia...

    the band 1974
    canned heat 1974
    jerry garcia band 1976
    grateful dead 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1985, 1987
    arlo guthrie 1977
    hot tuna 1976, 1977 (jack casady, jorma kaukonen)
    robert hunter/barry...
  45. Thanks, Frank.

    Thanks, Frank.
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    https://youtu.be/v7zI4r6jamQ

    https://youtu.be/v7zI4r6jamQ
  47. I've seen glaciers faster than the DMV.

    I've seen glaciers faster than the DMV.
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    Got a new (used) holiday-themed one to watch...

    Got a new (used) holiday-themed one to watch tonight. Terry Pratchett's The Hogfather. Could be fun. It's Hogswatch on Discworld. What could go wrong?
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    Night before last revisited Van Wilder because...

    Night before last revisited Van Wilder because wife and I recently read Kal Penn's autobiography.

    Last night revisited No Country For Old Men because Javier Bardem.
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    Sounds interesting. Again, thanks for the info. ...

    Sounds interesting. Again, thanks for the info. Perhaps my hobby will be gradually learning what everyone with cell phones and on social media already knows. When I learn the last tidbit of...
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    Thanks for the explanation. I guess there's a...

    Thanks for the explanation. I guess there's a lot I don't hear about, not having a cell phone.

    Just out of curiosity, and not a criticism, but what possesses people to think anyone cares what...
  52. I don't think we have that here, but thanks.

    I don't think we have that here, but thanks.
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    Tried a new local porter. Not bad, but not as...

    Tried a new local porter. Not bad, but not as good as Founders or Sierra Nevada. Winter is here.

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/got-iconic-images-18_2.jpg?w=1024
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    What is a check-in? That looks like a list of...

    What is a check-in? That looks like a list of top beers based on sales, to me. Certainly not quality. But the article says it's based on check-ins. I do not know what that is. The article...
  55. You remember the saying, "The customer is always...

    You remember the saying, "The customer is always right?" Not any more. The safety issues you describe are similar to how I've been treated in a few (not all) restaurants (pre-pandemic) and other...
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    Very cool. Thanks for posting Kate's message.

    Very cool. Thanks for posting Kate's message.
  57. I was in the San Francisco Bay Area several...

    I was in the San Francisco Bay Area several years ago looking for a place for dinner near our hotel, and happened across Willie's Barbecue in the South Bay. I had some good barbecue there, and took...
  58. Good on you for keeping fit, Jerol. I kind of...

    Good on you for keeping fit, Jerol. I kind of let it lapse when I lost my job years ago and couldn't find another. I know Mr. Young said not to let it bring me down, but it does. Whoda thunk you...
  59. They recently opened our first Chik-Fil-A here. ...

    They recently opened our first Chik-Fil-A here. No one in my family chooses to eat there, no matter how good the food might be. It will remain untried.

    I tried Chipotle in a neighboring town. ...
  60. I find that even when I'm out all afternoon, and...

    I find that even when I'm out all afternoon, and it would be convenient to grab a meal somewhere, I will go home and have a sandwich, instead, even if it's late in the afternoon. The sandwich is...
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