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    Anyone ever have problems with Hulu playing?

    Anyone ever have problems with Hulu playing?
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    Max is unhappy with Pirelli's explanation for...

    Max is unhappy with Pirelli's explanation for tire failure

    Lewis Hamilton doubts Pirelli are to blame for Baku tire failures
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    This weekend on 20 June is Round 7, the French...

    This weekend on 20 June is Round 7, the French Grand Prix, at Circuit Paul Ricard (yes, I double-checked with both Wikipedia and Formula1.com).

    Weekend schedule (all times EDT):

    18 Jun -...
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    Calls, a kind of science fiction show on Apple...

    Calls, a kind of science fiction show on Apple TV. Premise: Told through a series of interconnected phone conversations, they chronicle the mysterious story of a group of strangers whose lives are...
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    I've got that on my list (The Courier, btw). I...

    I've got that on my list (The Courier, btw). I keep forgetting to watch it, tho.
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    I finished The Morning Show last night. The last...

    I finished The Morning Show last night. The last episode was really good, with some Machiavellian maneuvering (I love that shit!). But what really hit the episode out of the park was how emotionally...
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    Agreed. I disagree with you about Conjuring 2,...

    Agreed. I disagree with you about Conjuring 2, tho. I thought it was good and much better than C1, which was better than C3.
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    Nope. I had an older schedule before Canada was...

    Nope. I had an older schedule before Canada was cancelled. Bummer. Never mind.
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    I just realized the Canadian GP in Montreal is...

    I just realized the Canadian GP in Montreal is this weekend.
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    I liked it a lot more than the first one. Haven't...

    I liked it a lot more than the first one. Haven't seen the third one, yet, but it's on my list. The offshoots involving the doll were pretty stupid.


    Based on a story by Akira Kurosawa, fyi....
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    Cobra Kai on Netflix. I really had no interest in...

    Cobra Kai on Netflix. I really had no interest in this. To begin with, I never thought The Karate Kid was all that. But my brother kinda went on and on about how good this show is. We agree on movies...
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    Do you know how many different qualifying formats...

    Do you know how many different qualifying formats they've had in F1 over the years? In the very early days of GP racing, the grid was set by drawing lots. Is that what you mean by traditionalist? Or...
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    I hadn't heard about that (why didn't you post...

    I hadn't heard about that (why didn't you post about it, Duncan?) - hell, I even forgot about it - and looked it up. From Formula1.com's website:

    Friday
    • 60-minute First Practice in the morning...
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    Great race but, hell, what an incredible bummer...

    Great race but, hell, what an incredible bummer for Max and Red Bull.


    Yeah, I was surprised by the failures. Very unusual.


    IKR?
    Asked to explain what happened Hamilton said: "I'm not...
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    Something I ran across on Facebook: On June 4,...

    Something I ran across on Facebook:

    On June 4, 1967, the most successful engine in Formula One racing won
    on its debut in the back of Jim Clark's Lotus 49 at the Dutch Grand Prix.

    The V8 Ford...
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    Where don't you see any Hitchcock movies? ...

    Where don't you see any Hitchcock movies?


    :lol:lol
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    Ditto.

    Ditto.
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    She was also excellent in The VVitch.

    She was also excellent in The VVitch.
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    Hey, you're in luck! Starting June 26, TCM is...

    Hey, you're in luck! Starting June 26, TCM is having a Hitchcock marathon: 24 movies in two days!

    Saturday:

    6:00am
    7:30am
    9:00am
    11:00am
    1:00pm
    3:15pm
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    It is. I loved the scenes of the garden party....

    It is. I loved the scenes of the garden party. And, of course, the funny bit in how Angela Lansbury & James Gregory finally came up with the number of communists in the Defense Department. The thing...
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    Does anyone remember during that press conference...

    Does anyone remember during that press conference in '92 when Mansell announced his retirement from F1 and a rep from Williams came in with a last minute offer and Mansell just brushed them aside? I...
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    FYI, the Azerbaijan GP is this weekend. I...

    FYI, the Azerbaijan GP is this weekend.


    I thought of him but I was too young to really consider whether he was good or not. I remember my dad complaining about him. Don't remember why, tho.

    ...
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    My issue isn't the increase in overtaking, it's...

    My issue isn't the increase in overtaking, it's that everyone runs the same kind of chassis that enables such easy slip-streaming. Back in the day, you might have a car that was so strong, he'd leave...
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    Looking for a completely different movie, today,...

    Looking for a completely different movie, today, I discovered a few of them on HBO Max's TCM hub:
    The Lodger
    The Man Who Knew Too Much (the '34 version)
    The 39 Steps
    The Lady Vanishes
    Sabotage...
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    Yes. It was alright, if predictable. And the...

    Yes. It was alright, if predictable. And the undead are fast and not mindless.
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    I just discovered on TCM's streaming website what...

    I just discovered on TCM's streaming website what is considered by some to be Peter Sellers' funniest movie: The Party.
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    Forgive me for posting a list but here's what are...

    Forgive me for posting a list but here's what are often considered must sees, some of which you've seen, obviously:

    The Lodger (1927) (considered Hitch's greatest silent movie, he considered it...
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    My brother texted me to find out who I was...

    My brother texted me to find out who I was rooting for and I said anyone who drives for Andretti, Rahal Letterman Lanigan, or Ed Carpenter.

    I never really cared for Helio so those last 15 laps,...
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    BTW, guys, I forgot to mention that when I was...

    BTW, guys, I forgot to mention that when I was researching F1 records, I ran across this little stat:

    Oldest average age of podium finishers: 46 years 263 days at 1950 Swiss Grand Prix. (Giuseppe...
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    The first thing you should learn is that they'll...

    The first thing you should learn is that they'll throw a yellow flag for just about anything. Nine times out of ten, it's necessary. It's the tenth that pisses me off. I remember one year, some guy's...
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    I still haven't finished it. :lol

    I still haven't finished it. :lol
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    That's on my watch list and I was going to watch...

    That's on my watch list and I was going to watch it last night until I saw how long it was (2 hours!).
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    Especially at Indy. Unfortunately, you're also...

    Especially at Indy. Unfortunately, you're also right when you said she never made much of a dent in Indycar. To be fair, tho, in her best season, she was a teammate to Tony Kanaan at KV Racing. She...
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    Forgot to mention I finished the second season of...

    Forgot to mention I finished the second season of Love Death + Robots the other day. I was really looking forward to this but, man, what a disappointment. The only episode I liked was "All Through...
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51203620138_eb...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51203620138_ebb0b1a264_z.jpg
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    One thing from that article they glossed over was...

    One thing from that article they glossed over was that the "sadomasochistic orgy" he participated in involved women dressed in Nazi uniforms. Interesting, eh? After the news broke, the commentators...
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    I only enjoyed the race from the perspective of...

    I only enjoyed the race from the perspective of the top 6 spots lacking a Mercedes. I was especially happy that Red Bull actually managed not to fuck up Perez's race and get him up to 4th.

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    I hope everyone got to see qualifying for Monaco...

    I hope everyone got to see qualifying for Monaco today. If not, here's the starting grid:

    1. Leclerc (Ferrari)

    3. Bottas (Mercedes)

    5. Norris (McLaren)

    7. Hamilton (Mercedes)
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    I ran across this video on YouTube yesterday and...

    I ran across this video on YouTube yesterday and found it really intriguing, mostly because they discuss the data, physics, and technology:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-qj6OYbP-I
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    I remember it well. I watched it instead of the...

    I remember it well. I watched it instead of the Indy 500. It was a complete embarrassment for CART, altho, to be fair, there were similar accidents at Indy in years past.

    ...
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    Totally agree with your wife. I've said it...

    Totally agree with your wife.


    I've said it before and I'll say it until my dying breath: Tony George completely fucked up open wheel racing in the US. And it was a real shame, too, because CART...
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    I didn't include Daytona for the same reason I...

    I didn't include Daytona for the same reason I didn't include Indy's road course. Tony George had a road course created that went down into the infield as well as used turn 1 (turns 12, 13, and 14...
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    For many it is. I've never been a fan, tho. ...

    For many it is. I've never been a fan, tho.


    As long as it was a road track. But all the decent ones would need to be brought up to FIA standards. I'm thinking Watkins Glen, Mid-Ohio, Road...
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    This is why I haven't commented on the race. ...

    This is why I haven't commented on the race.


    I agree and I'm not a fan. I wasn't a fan of Schumacher or Senna, either, but I could recognize what incredible drivers they were. And to be honest,...
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    I neglected to mention, Jed, that HBO Max & TCM...

    I neglected to mention, Jed, that HBO Max & TCM have some kind of deal (or are owned by the same company) where HBOM has a TCM portal where you can watch a lot of older movies. I've never done an...
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    Speaking of bad movies on TCM, they're showing...

    Speaking of bad movies on TCM, they're showing Looking for Mr Goodbar Tues night at midnight. Actually, I didn't think the movie was that bad until the very ending, which was really nasty. I found...
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    My mom told me when I was a kid that it was based...

    My mom told me when I was a kid that it was based on Bell, Book, and Candle, the movie with Kim Novak and Jimmy Stewart, which is pretty good from what I remember. According to Wikipedia, however, it...
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    I can think of three others that are in...

    I can think of three others that are in contention: Scarface, Requiem for a Dream, and The Brown Bunny.
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    Yeah, but to be fair, you had how many years on...

    Yeah, but to be fair, you had how many years on Jenson? ;)


    Ineos Grenadiers! Of course! (I hadn't made the connection until now) I started watching the Tour de France in '16, I think, and saw...
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    Someone recently commented that they've never...

    Someone recently commented that they've never seen race car drivers as athletes. After a little research, this is my response:

    Starting in the late '70s or early '80s, drivers realized they had to...
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    OMG. I damn near had a cardiac from laughing so...

    OMG. I damn near had a cardiac from laughing so hard. Have you considered taking your act on the road? </sarcasm>

    Seriously, it did make me laugh. :)


    I was thinking primarily of engine...
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    Re: Mercedes. I say that about them exiting...

    Re: Mercedes. I say that about them exiting because prior to WWII and in the '50s, they had a very competitive car. They won a lot of GP races prior to WWII and Fangio dominated the '54 & '55 seasons...
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    I really like her. She seems nice. A number of...

    I really like her. She seems nice.

    A number of years ago I saw a Jared jewelry commercial on ESPN that was repeated gobs of times. I didn't mind because I thought the spokeswoman was gorgeous,...
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    The dialogue in this show can be really funny and...

    The dialogue in this show can be really funny and here's an example. But first, the setup. I neglected to mention before that Sam Loudermilk is a former music critic and a music snob who's written...
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    Anyone heard of or seen Loudermilk? It's about an...

    Anyone heard of or seen Loudermilk? It's about an alcoholic former writer (turned addict counselor) with a very bad attitude and a "smart mouth". Sound familiar? (Californication)

    The difference...
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    Definitely up my alley as I really liked Tremors...

    Definitely up my alley as I really liked Tremors and love Zombieland.

    What's it on?
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    I think everyone was good on that show, but Root...

    I think everyone was good on that show, but Root & Hartman were definitely the best. But then, Hartman was always my fave SNL cast member anyway.


    I watched it the first 2 seasons but started...
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    I wouldn't count out Alpine, just yet. McLaren...

    I wouldn't count out Alpine, just yet. McLaren (53 pts) and Ferrari (42 pts) seem like the obvious best of the rest, while Alpine has only 13 pts, just 4 ahead of AlphaTauri and 8 ahead of Aston...
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    If you've got HBO, Jed, you can stream it there,...

    If you've got HBO, Jed, you can stream it there, too.
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    :lol

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