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    No mention of Bolus? They have put out several...

    No mention of Bolus? They have put out several really good albums IMO. They played ROSfest some years ago too.
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    This is pretty interesting. Joe was on Newsradio...

    This is pretty interesting. Joe was on Newsradio as well:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP0gtE3KFZ0
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    Not F-1, but one of the all time great Indy car...

    Not F-1, but one of the all time great Indy car drivers passed away yesterday. I saw him race many times back in the day:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuQqs9bf-pI&t=20s
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    Yup, it has been a while since I read it, but...

    Yup, it has been a while since I read it, but Emerson pulls no punches. He lead the rock star life for sure, and appears to be pretty honest about how it all went down.
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    Just got to the first episode of "High Castle"...

    Just got to the first episode of "High Castle" with Root in it . Agree, he is great in everything he is in. I always think of "Office Space" when I think of Root. He was also good in "Get Out".
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    The Red Wings continue to be a mess. I love...

    The Red Wings continue to be a mess. I love coach Jeff Blashill. He turned WMU here in Kalamazoo into a national contender before moving to the Red Wings organization. He then coached the AHL...
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    Saw Academy Award winner "Nomadland" over the...

    Saw Academy Award winner "Nomadland" over the weekend. It was very good, although not sure that I would say it is best picture of the year good. It almost plays like a documentary in parts.
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    Keep in mind guys, that it is not just booking...

    Keep in mind guys, that it is not just booking the bands. Storybook Farm has to be negotiated rented, the hotel has to be negotiated contracted, the sound company has to be negotiated and...
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    Saw this on Facebook yesterday. Very sad. I met...

    Saw this on Facebook yesterday. Very sad. I met Phil briefly at ProgDay and ROSfest when he played those festivals and he seemed like a really nice guy. I spun the Backhand album yesterday and I...
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    Agree, two of the top R & R biographies for sure....

    Agree, two of the top R & R biographies for sure. Both great books.
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    Yup, I get that, but since Goff was my starting...

    Yup, I get that, but since Goff was my starting quarterback I watched a lot of his games that year. He seemed all over the place to me. Some weeks looking great and some weeks not so good. He had...
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    Yup, I noticed that too.

    Yup, I noticed that too.
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    I had Goff on my fantasy team two years ago and...

    I had Goff on my fantasy team two years ago and he was incredibly inconsistent. He had weeks where he looked like a superstar and weeks where he looked like a deer in the headlights. I think he has...
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    Yes, it will be a while, although I am very happy...

    Yes, it will be a while, although I am very happy with the draft. The Lions beefed up both offensive & defensive lines, got a solid WR, defensive backfield help and took a chance on a running back...
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    I read all of Neil's books and would agree that...

    I read all of Neil's books and would agree that "Roadshow" probably tells the most about the actual band and their tour. It is still a travelogue, but not as much as the other books. I remember...
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    The rule here in Michigan is that you can have...

    The rule here in Michigan is that you can have masks off when sitting at your table. Restaurants / bars can only be at 50% capacity. My wife and I are fully vaccinated and go out a lot. We follow...
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    I thought I was friends with him on Facebook, but...

    I thought I was friends with him on Facebook, but now that you mention it I have not seen any posts in a long time so maybe we got unfriended at some point. I hung around with Kerry a bit at ROSfest...
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    Same for me. I was in high school when the album...

    Same for me. I was in high school when the album came out and it was like nothing I had ever heard before, and like you say the lyrics were very relatable at that age.
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    Happy with the Lions pick. Not flashy, but they...

    Happy with the Lions pick. Not flashy, but they can always use help on the offensive line and this kid should start right away.
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    I was thinking the same thing. No prices listed...

    I was thinking the same thing. No prices listed for Detroit yet.
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    Will do. I remember not liking the ending of the...

    Will do. I remember not liking the ending of the book either, but don't know if it is the same.
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    We saw “Together Together” yesterday afternoon. ...

    We saw “Together Together” yesterday afternoon. It was a cute film and my wife and I both liked it. On the surface it looks like a Rom Com, but the film is a unique take on the genre and that is...
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    I will most likely be at the Detroit show.

    I will most likely be at the Detroit show.
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    Our Michigan governor is doing a press conference...

    Our Michigan governor is doing a press conference right now with a 4-phase plan to get back to normal life. Bottom line……..she wants 70% vaccinations for normal life to return in Michigan this...
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    But why though? That is the whole point of...

    But why though? That is the whole point of getting vaccinated. I am still wearing a mask because it is required by the government, but being fully vaccinated I would feel perfectly comfortable not...
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    We just started "The Man In The High Castle" on...

    We just started "The Man In The High Castle" on Amazon last night. I read the book many years ago and actually thought it was not very good, but I have always thought it was a great premise that...
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    We have a friend of ours who watched it and loved...

    We have a friend of ours who watched it and loved it, so what do I know :) It was intense in spots, I will give you that and the car chase scenes were brutal.
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    As I have mentioned here before, I subscribe to...

    As I have mentioned here before, I subscribe to both Classic Rock & Prog. Although I had problems getting issues last year, both magazines appear to have sorted their distribution problems out and I...
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    You nailed it. Great documentary, but it could...

    You nailed it. Great documentary, but it could have been much longer.
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    Yup, pretty much my view point as well.

    Yup, pretty much my view point as well.
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    Watched this one last night. Not terrible, but...

    Watched this one last night. Not terrible, but not great either. Not sure that I would recommend it:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdxDXoODKN8
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    A bit more information: My friend Alan worked...

    A bit more information:

    My friend Alan worked with me at Pfizer and was vaccinated back in February. His wife works at the Kalamazoo Cancer Center so is a front-line nurse and was vaccinated a...
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    I tried with this band. They are talented guys,...

    I tried with this band. They are talented guys, but the music did not really click with me.
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    I could only stomach a little bit of the show. I...

    I could only stomach a little bit of the show. I tuned in about half way through for about 20 minutes and it was all I could take. I agree, really bad stuff.

    As for Boseman, "Ma Rainys Black...
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    Yup, I still buy CD's and have purchased many of...

    Yup, I still buy CD's and have purchased many of these mini boxes. They don't take up as much space on a shelf either. Not sure if I will get this one from Asia, but I only have one of these...
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    Here in Michigan masks are still mandatory...

    Here in Michigan masks are still mandatory indoors in public places unless you are sitting at your table in a restaurant / bar type place. Having been vaccinated I feel perfectly comfortable not...
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    My wife had read somewhere that physical activity...

    My wife had read somewhere that physical activity could help your reaction to the shot, so we went out and walked 3 miles directly after getting both of our shots. Neither of us had any reaction at...
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    I always had to have one for work, so got so used...

    I always had to have one for work, so got so used to them that now it would be difficult to be without one, but back when I first got a work phone I hated it.
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    Currently reading "The Comedians - Drunks,...

    Currently reading "The Comedians - Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, The History Of American Comedy". I think someone here recommended this book a while back. So far it is very interesting.
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    Is this a novel or a factual book?

    Is this a novel or a factual book?
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    Sounds very interesting, I may have to check this...

    Sounds very interesting, I may have to check this one out.
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    If you watch it I will be interested in your take...

    If you watch it I will be interested in your take on the ending.
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    Yes, it was both funny and sad at the same time.

    Yes, it was both funny and sad at the same time.
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    Finished “Mr. Robot” tonight. In the end I...

    Finished “Mr. Robot” tonight. In the end I really enjoyed it. Season II kind of lost me for a while, and it was not a perfect series as there where a few filler episodes, but overall, I dug it. ...
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    Very good points and narcissism / lack of empathy...

    Very good points and narcissism / lack of empathy can be a big part of it with some people. Again, not all of them show those traits, but quite a few of them do.
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    This is the first time in many years that I have...

    This is the first time in many years that I have not seen a single nominated film although I have quite a few of them on my list to watch.
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    Yes, I think that is it.

    Yes, I think that is it.
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    Having worked in management for one of the...

    Having worked in management for one of the largest companies in the world, this statistic does not totally surprise me. It takes a certain type of person to be able (or even want) to rise to the top...
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    We DVR it every Sunday. The show is very funny.

    We DVR it every Sunday. The show is very funny.
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    I remember seeing that one too, but do not...

    I remember seeing that one too, but do not remember what it was called.
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    I will have to check it out. Like you I have...

    I will have to check it out. Like you I have watched several Bundy Docs, and just recently finished the book Mindhunter (also saw the Netflix series) in which Bundy is one of the killers profiled. ...
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    I have always liked some of the band's singles. ...

    I have always liked some of the band's singles. I have tried a few of their albums but they did not grab me. This song is good.
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    There is some truth to that! :)

    There is some truth to that! :)
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    I had an appointment with my allergy doctor this...

    I had an appointment with my allergy doctor this morning who happens to be Indian. He had just gotten off a conference call about the situation in is home country and was visibly upset. He said the...
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    We definitely have our share of whack jobs here...

    We definitely have our share of whack jobs here in Michigan on both the right and the left. I live in a small city, but get out in the rural areas, especially up north and you can find some very...
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    Saw the new film "Voyagers" at the theater...

    Saw the new film "Voyagers" at the theater yesterday. Pretty much "Lord Of The Flies" set on a space ship. It was a decent enough film, but nothing spectacular.

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    I think you are reading more into my post than is...

    I think you are reading more into my post than is there. I am just saying that all of the people that I personally know who are refusing to get the vaccine, also happen to be Trump supporters. It...
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    Great album, that I have not listened to in a while. I need to do that.
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    The money side of things was interesting. People...

    The money side of things was interesting. People see these massive tours and think everyone on stage is making loads of money, but that is often not the case.
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    I don't want to make this political, but it just...

    I don't want to make this political, but it just so happens that everyone I know who are currently refusing to get the vaccine were rabid Trump supporters. It is sad, but there certainly seems to be...
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