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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.
  2. 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
  4. 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
  6. Thread: RIP Dr John

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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfDBH2bij4
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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.
  8. Thread: Stoner!

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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
  11. Thread: RIP Dr John

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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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    Sad news. Roky was one of my all-time favorite...

    Sad news. Roky was one of my all-time favorite psych singer/guitarists. Rest in peace, Mr Erickson. It's a cold night for alligators. I'm gonna miss you.
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    https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/5bdc...

    https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/5bdcbf037e3c3ac72513e5aa/1559227253976-TKG8MG1Y4JGDIIZUDUHF/ke17ZwdGBToddI8pDm48kG0sXzLG2I85QyZp8ZpOahl7gQa3H78H3Y0txjaiv_0fDoOvxcdMmMKkDsyUqMSsMWxHk725yi...
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    R.I.P. Leon Redbone

    Always enjoyed his performances and songs. Rest in peace, Leon.


    RIP: Leon Redbone
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    https://cdn-s3.allmusic.com/release-covers/400/000...

    https://cdn-s3.allmusic.com/release-covers/400/0001/364/0001364083.jpg

    Then Came The Last Days Of May
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    Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    Went to a bbq festival and tried these three...

    Went to a bbq festival and tried these three brews on tap:

    Hop Valley Bubble Stash IPA, Springfield, OR, mosaic hops

    Revision IPA, Sparks, NV, simcoe hops

    Lead Dog Citra Solo IPA, Reno, NV,...
  21. Singer Mike Baker died in 2008.

    Singer Mike Baker died in 2008.
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    I did see Hostiles. I had to look it up to see...

    I did see Hostiles. I had to look it up to see who was in it, because the title no longer rings a bell. Christian Bale. Good western.

    I want to revisit Outland. It's been years since I saw...
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    Finished The Elephant of Surprise, which was very...

    Finished The Elephant of Surprise, which was very good, and am ready to start Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente, recommended above.
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    Really, all Star Wars was, was a space western. ...

    Really, all Star Wars was, was a space western. So while the popularity of Westerns waned during the space race, and through today, the Western movie theme lives on in different settings. I'm sure,...
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    When the remake came out they bragged that they...

    When the remake came out they bragged that they went to the Charles Portis novel and came up with a completely different movie. Well, the John Wayne movie also used the novel as the source. The...
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    ^Angel Eyes (I love Van Cleef movies) The...

    ^Angel Eyes (I love Van Cleef movies)



    The most recent of both movies were remakes of an earlier movie of the same name. Both the originals and the remakes were good, though.

    3:10 To Yuma...
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    Instead, we get the umpteenth remake of a movie...

    Instead, we get the umpteenth remake of a movie we never wanted to see in the first place. Or a bad TV show turned into a bad movie. It's our own fault. They'd have to stop making crap if we...
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    Me, too. Wish they'd make more of them.

    Me, too. Wish they'd make more of them.
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    https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/westerns.png

    https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/westerns.png
  30. It does look promising. Thanks for posting, else...

    It does look promising. Thanks for posting, else I would not have known about it.
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    The Elephant of Surprise by Joe R. Lansdale

    The Elephant of Surprise by Joe R. Lansdale
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    As it should be in any country with sane...

    As it should be in any country with sane leadership.
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    It's just glyphosate. Monsanto assures us it's...

    It's just glyphosate. Monsanto assures us it's harmless, maybe even good for us.:roll
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    IIRC, Frank Herbert wrote 6 Dune books before he...

    IIRC, Frank Herbert wrote 6 Dune books before he passed. I read all of those when in my twenties. The series continued on, with books written by Herbert's son, but that was enough for me. Frank...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqE_WmagjY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqE_WmagjY
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    R.I.P. Comedian Tim Conway

    He always had me in stitches on the Carol Burnett Show. Rest in peace, Tim.
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    Rest in peace, Peggy. Weird how a show like Mod...

    Rest in peace, Peggy. Weird how a show like Mod Squad, which I haven't thought about in years, becomes part of your childhood.
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    Savage News by Jessica Yellin. On late night TV,...

    Savage News by Jessica Yellin. On late night TV, the book was described by the author. It sounded like a good idea, taking the experiences of a Washington DC journalist and turning them into a...
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    Rest in peace. My parents took me to so many of...

    Rest in peace. My parents took me to so many of her movies when I was little.
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    Tried a couple pints at a local watering hole: ...

    Tried a couple pints at a local watering hole:

    Stone Got Mad Hops Single Hop IPA

    Dust Bowl Hops Of Wrath IPA

    Both were very good. Hit the spot on a warm spring day.
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    So Boston Beer is the brewery that makes Sam...

    So Boston Beer is the brewery that makes Sam Adams ales? I guess I never knew that. Dammit. Do I have to start paying attention now, or can I just have a beer?
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    Closest I could come is a Racer Cinco IPA from...

    Closest I could come is a Racer Cinco IPA from Bear Republic.
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    Taj Mahal-An Evening Of Acoustic Music. This one...

    Taj Mahal-An Evening Of Acoustic Music. This one caught my eye at a recent sale and I snapped it up. It was recorded in early June 1993. My wife and I saw Taj Mahal do a solo acoustic show in late...
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    Tried to watch Glass last night. My wife and I...

    Tried to watch Glass last night. My wife and I both fell asleep during it. Woke up during the end credits. Movie seemed to have no plot. I was well stocked with caffeine, having some iced tea on...
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    https://rovimusic.rovicorp.com/image.jpg?c=FS2UFtK...

    https://rovimusic.rovicorp.com/image.jpg?c=FS2UFtKMd8CFzY0UYTFFYFWnbEN5fCjifro6xhIBuB4=&f=5

    Found this in a thrift store and took a chance on it. Glad I did.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BfuKtrTKrk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BfuKtrTKrk
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    And now, Best Buy no longer sells any CDs. ...

    And now, Best Buy no longer sells any CDs. Driving good record stores out of business seems to have been their only goal.
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    The first danger is the economic divide. The...

    The first danger is the economic divide. The poor lack the equipment to stream movies, or, having the equipment may lack the bandwidth to stream movies. They rely on whatever media players they...
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    Thanks for the heads-up about this. I was fast...

    Thanks for the heads-up about this. I was fast enough to get some. Having one now. Mmmmmm!
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    Mammoth Brewery buys Great Basin Brewery: ...

    Mammoth Brewery buys Great Basin Brewery:

    Great Basin Brewing of Reno-Sparks to be sold
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    I have a few corks. My inspiration for saving...

    I have a few corks. My inspiration for saving them was seeing bulletin board made of wine corks. I thought, "I can do that."

    Haven't, yet.
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    I've read all of those, and I'm hoping I Am...

    I've read all of those, and I'm hoping I Am Behind You is as good.
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    Thanks. I'll see if I can find some.

    Thanks. I'll see if I can find some.
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    Just started I Am Behind You by John Ajvide...

    Just started I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of Let The Right One In.
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    Watched The Nun last night. It was tolerable,...

    Watched The Nun last night. It was tolerable, but not nearly as good as Conjuring or Conjuring 2, to which it is related. We didn't watch it for Easter, but only because it is due at the library...
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    They sell Lagunitas beers around here, but I have...

    They sell Lagunitas beers around here, but I have never seen or heard of The Waldo's Special Ale.
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    At the Virginia City, Nevada, brewpub, I had one...

    At the Virginia City, Nevada, brewpub, I had one of their own beers called Steam Punk Extra Pale Ale. I had asked which of their IPAs I might like best, and they said that one was hoppier and...
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    I love all those 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken'...

    I love all those 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' albums. Thanks for reminding me to go put one in the car. All I have out there right now is "Grayfolded," which may or may not improve my driving. ...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAOVRkSCWmg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAOVRkSCWmg
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    The Possession of Hannah Grace - a decent horror...

    The Possession of Hannah Grace - a decent horror film, but far from the scariest I have seen. What is great about it is the performance of actress/contortionist Kirby Johnson in the title role. The...
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