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    Next episode covers Hank. Curious to see the...

    Next episode covers Hank.

    Curious to see the CD release (assuming there's one). If it's anything like the Jazz one, I'll grab a copy. If it covers too much post-Hank and not enough of the...
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    ^^ Good god, that's horrible.

    ^^ Good god, that's horrible.
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    If they touch on country rock, then, yes, I'll...

    If they touch on country rock, then, yes, I'll pay attention. I don't expect that, though.



    There's a reason why they call the panning of old photos "The Ken Burns Effect."



    Not sure if...
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    Here's hoping the Rays beat Oakland in the WC....

    Here's hoping the Rays beat Oakland in the WC. Then the Twins face and beat the Astros in round one. Then the Yankees face and beat the Rays. The Twins are a tough team, but I'd rather have my team...
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    Looks like we could have two teams with 300 HRs...

    Looks like we could have two teams with 300 HRs this year.

    That's nuts.
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    I'll probably stop watching when it hits the...

    I'll probably stop watching when it hits the 1950s. Just not a fan of what they might call classic country. The later stuff (the most recent 20 years or so) isn't even country. I think the doc ends...
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    Yep, I saw a good portion of it. Like any Burns...

    Yep, I saw a good portion of it. Like any Burns effort, it's really good.

    I saw an interview with him on C-SPAN the other day talking about it. He stated that he really didn't need to consult with...
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    He had a green light because he was not being...

    He had a green light because he was not being held.

    I don't get it, either. Although, he has been running without issues. But, still...
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    Following up, it wasn't until I found a copy of...

    Following up, it wasn't until I found a copy of the original concert ad online that I learned that Horslips was a replacement to the original opener, Judas Priest. Luckily, I saw JP about three other...
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    I'm wondering if I may have, in fact, seen it....

    I'm wondering if I may have, in fact, seen it. I'll have to look at some online clips.
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    Yep, my second concert. Horslips was the opener. ...

    Yep, my second concert. Horslips was the opener.

    My first was Rush on the AFtK tour the previous November.
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    They're playing at a local club about three miles...

    They're playing at a local club about three miles from my house in late October.

    Very tempting. I only saw them once, in April of '78. I was right up front and center, literally leaning on the...
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    It may because it's on so often that I figure...

    It may because it's on so often that I figure I'll eventually get to it but never did.

    I'm pretty sure the movie is in the public domain due to a copyright lapse. They story is still copyrighted,...
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    Sanchez out with a groin injury. He had one...

    Sanchez out with a groin injury. He had one before. Looks like they'll need to sit him in the hopes that he'll be ready in October.

    It never ends.

    That's three players lost just today.
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    On sale at Comerca Park in Detroit. ...

    On sale at Comerca Park in Detroit.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EER3rr8XsAA2hI3.jpg:small
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    Apparently J.A. Happ is now getting tests for...

    Apparently J.A. Happ is now getting tests for tendinitis and Sanchez was replaced in the second game in Detroit. I'm hoping the latter was just to give him some rest and let the kid play.

    Jeez.
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    Reminds me of the time Andy Hawkins pitched a...

    Reminds me of the time Andy Hawkins pitched a no-hitter and lost 4-0 to the Pale Hose.
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    Yankees' Edwin Encarnacion out with an oblique...

    Yankees' Edwin Encarnacion out with an oblique strain just a few days after returning from a broken wrist. I'm guessing he's done for the remainder.

    Aaron Hicks is out for the remainder and...
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    I don't think I've ever seen "Harvey." FWIW, I...

    I don't think I've ever seen "Harvey."

    FWIW, I heard that McCartney is writing music for a musical version of "It's a Wonderful Life."

    Not sure how I feel about that.

    And, to be brutally...
  20. With some editing software, yes.

    With some editing software, yes.
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    I saw it a couple of days ago, actually. Enjoy...

    I saw it a couple of days ago, actually.

    Enjoy the flick.
  22. I'm hoping to be able to rip the audio more than...

    I'm hoping to be able to rip the audio more than anything. I'll get a lot more playing time out of that.
  23. Just ordered it. Order #1728

    Just ordered it. Order #1728
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    Unless it has long-term effects. Sorry to see...

    Unless it has long-term effects. Sorry to see that happen to anyone. Especially a class act.
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    There's quite a battle for playoff home-field...

    There's quite a battle for playoff home-field advantage going on.
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    I do find it telling that they shit-canned...

    I do find it telling that they shit-canned Donbrowski before they were technically out of the hunt. What does that say about his reputation within their organization?

    It will be an interesting...
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    Through the first three games of the NY/Boston...

    Through the first three games of the NY/Boston series these weekend, the Red Sox have used 24 pitchers.
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    It ain't over 'til it's over.

    It ain't over 'til it's over.
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    There are many perfect pop songs. This is one of...

    There are many perfect pop songs. This is one of them:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnbfuAcCqpY
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    ^^ The guy has a lot of talent but really can't...

    ^^ The guy has a lot of talent but really can't seem to get his shit together.

    Not an uncommon story.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSoPeZMHMf4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSoPeZMHMf4
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    I would immediately go to the catalogs of Harry...

    I would immediately go to the catalogs of Harry Nilsson and The Lovin' Spoonful (John Sebastian). They are two of the Great American Songwriters and have tons of great examples.
  33. ^^ Thanks! That really makes this a no-brainer.

    ^^ Thanks! That really makes this a no-brainer.
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    His book about The Little Rascals is great.

    His book about The Little Rascals is great.
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    Are any of them?

    Are any of them?
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    When he's healthy and on, he's one of the best in...

    When he's healthy and on, he's one of the best in the league, IMO. The problem is that he can't seem to stay healthy.



    Yeah, but fans want to repeat. In fact, they want dynasties.
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    It's my understanding that the Boston press has...

    It's my understanding that the Boston press has been hammering Dombrowski. I seem to recall reading something about an insider report that he was not going to survive. I believe they cited the Sale...
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    Can't say I've read this entire thread, but if...

    Can't say I've read this entire thread, but if this one isn't on it, it should have been.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US9lRkeW-m0
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    I'll grant you that. Dombrowski is toast.

    I'll grant you that.

    Dombrowski is toast.
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    Fifty lashes for that.

    Fifty lashes for that.
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    I heard the other day that they've blown 25...

    I heard the other day that they've blown 25 saves. Biggest mistake was not resigning Kimbrel.
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    Okay, that movie I know and have seen. Once I saw...

    Okay, that movie I know and have seen. Once I saw your description, I paused. It's actually on TCM fairly often.
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    I've never seen it. Yes, Laughton was one of...

    I've never seen it.

    Yes, Laughton was one of the greats. Speaking of Elsa Lanchester, the two were married until the day he died. His bisexuality was notorious.
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    My team got shut out for the first time in 220...

    My team got shut out for the first time in 220 games yesterday.
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    I saw Schenker a couple of years ago in...

    I saw Schenker a couple of years ago in Pittsburgh and he was incredible. He's had some down years, but those days appear to be behind him.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HhMoWMUDAo
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    :up

    :up
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    "Cape Fear" is on TCM tonight at 8:00

    "Cape Fear" is on TCM tonight at 8:00
  48. Still on the fence about this. Can a second...

    Still on the fence about this.

    Can a second person here confirm that the editing has more long shots of his playing and is so not so heavy-handed like the video preview of "The Answer"? If it's...
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    Old new stock.

    Old new stock.
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    I'm inclined to agree with that.

    I'm inclined to agree with that.
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    How can it be both sealed and used?

    How can it be both sealed and used?
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    I think we just had a first. There was a...

    I think we just had a first. There was a bang-bang double play in New York where both outs were overturned by review.
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    Well, the guy is a fucking genius and has written...

    Well, the guy is a fucking genius and has written some of most incredible music and lyrics of the genre.
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    I was looking at the standings and was a bit...

    I was looking at the standings and was a bit surprised to see that the Bosox have a .500 record in Fenway.
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    Really sad. The family statement was pretty...

    Really sad. The family statement was pretty interesting:

    (from the article)

    "We are grateful for the work of the detectives in the Southlake Police Department and their ongoing investigation...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glD17Lyh8EE ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glD17Lyh8EE




    "His Girl Friday" with Rosalind Russell is a personal favorite of mine. The dialog is exhaustingly funny.
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    Big Cary Grant fans in this household. "Arsenic...

    Big Cary Grant fans in this household. "Arsenic and Old Lace" is my wife's favorite movie. Although, I find Grant to be a bit over the top in that one. And his fiancé? Ugh. But, the old Aunts and...
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    :up

    :up
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    You're correct. As I thought about it, I figured...

    You're correct. As I thought about it, I figured I had seen it and recalled that the woman was a spy. Then I watched some of it last night and confirmed that I had definitely seen it. I can't say it...
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    You're expecting a different show than what Jon...

    You're expecting a different show than what Jon has decided to present. So, only in your head, it's lacking.
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