About Me: Red Sox fan since 1972
Forum Post: WMB Refuses to play winter ball
Posted 09/30/2014 01:03:18 EDT
We're still talking about Middlebrooks? Yawn.
Forum Post: We're only in it for the money ( part 10?) or Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death, again.
Posted 09/30/2014 12:54:42 EDT
Here is one of my favorite songs of "rebellion".
Forum Post: Seen any bands new to you that have excited you recently?
Posted 09/30/2014 12:47:03 EDT
In order to see new bands that excite me I would have to go through a radical lifestyle change. i am now well into middle age just hope to have enough energy to get through my boring job each day and more »
Posted 09/29/2014 02:53:51 EDT
In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] When it comes to technology, I take after my Dad. I love it! He would tell a story about when he was a kid and he moved more »
Posted 09/29/2014 12:53:58 EDT
When it comes to technology, I take after my Dad. I love it! He would tell a story about when he was a kid and he moved into the first house his family had with electric lighting. He kept turning the more »
Posted 09/28/2014 08:35:19 EDT
In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: On a side note: If you want to be popular at work, learn how to make a great pot of coffee. It's amazing how many people don't know how to use an automatic drip coff more »
Posted 09/26/2014 01:00:44 EDT
Normally I would jump right in and debate. But I can't help but have a warm feeling that Zilla is back and starting threads and ranting. That is a good thing. And jess is back too. Another good thing. more »
Forum Post: Zillagod and jesseyeric: MIA
Posted 09/23/2014 12:58:50 EDT
Can conspiracies be true? Yes, like Watergate was. But the whole Watergate mess was Nixon abusing his power mostly in an attempt to ensure his re-election. Yes, it was conspiratorial and involved his more »
Forum Post: Pumping!
Posted 09/23/2014 12:32:21 EDT
Here's one that gets me pumped up:
Posted 09/22/2014 01:11:25 EDT
What about other assassins and those who attempted it? Just because the target is a person you feel is important does not mean there was a plot to kill them. Crazy people do crazy things. We tend to f more »
Posted 09/20/2014 08:32:29 EDT
Ironically, two counter-culture figures volunteered to participate in MKUltra. Both author Ken Kesey and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter voluntarily participated in the operation.They were given more »
Forum Post: The Who Quadrophenia - recorded live in 2013
Posted 09/18/2014 09:04:25 EDT
I'm a Who's Next kind of guy. And their great singles. Quadrophenia is way off my radar.
Forum Post: Ramones biopic: Are you excited? Worried? Bit of both? Why?
Posted 09/18/2014 08:11:11 EDT
My college roommate was into The Ramones right from the get go. He was also a huge Tanya Tucker fan. At the time I found his taste in music very unusual. Eventually I caught on.
Forum Post: Gone, Gone, Gone or Real Real Gone?
Posted 09/18/2014 08:03:16 EDT
Is this a trick question? Love the Everly Brothers, Alison Krauss, and Van Morrison. Love both songs. All these artists are worth exploring as the rewards are many.
Posted 09/18/2014 10:02:43 EDT
In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: I have alot of faith in this group and believe that many of us are too smart to be totally controlled. However, the corporate elite has you controlled in ways to whi more »
Posted 09/15/2014 06:46:12 EDT
Zilla, you are partly right but mostly wrong. Elites do have great sway over society. This is the way of the world. It has always been that way and probably always will be. But they do not have comple more »
Posted 09/12/2014 04:22:21 EDT
No matter how it turns out it won't affect my love of their music. Movies are the worst medium to tell a real life story. The written word works better for that.
Forum Post: Memorable rock'n'roll epitaphs
Posted 09/12/2014 01:28:00 EDT
Paul Hewson appears to be quite happy and adept at being a rich rock star. He also enjoys lobbying for his pet do-gooder causes. Does this make him a hypocrite? Maybe so. But does his lobbying help pe more »
Forum Post: Lyrical exercise
Posted 09/11/2014 01:39:50 EDT
"Who Needs The Peace Corps?" - Frank Zappa What's there to live for? Who needs the peace corps? Think I'll just DROP OUT I'll go to Frisco Buy a wig & sleep On Owsley's floor Walked past the wig store more »
Forum Post: 2 points 4 those who 'watch the games'
Posted 09/10/2014 04:09:51 EDT
In response to Joebreidey's comment: [QUOTE] I would rather see all the players numbers and get a headache poring through the details than put faith in a formula that tries to tie things up in one num more »
Posted 09/10/2014 01:11:06 EDT
Remember that WAR stands for Wins Above Replacement. This means that a replacement level player also contributes to a certain level of wins. The better players add to that base win total. How do they more »
Forum Post: All Things Must Pass goes hand in hand with ...?
Posted 09/09/2014 03:13:29 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] It almost shames me to admit I've never owned ATMP. Someday I will - a deluxe remastered edition probably. I'd submit 'Band on the Run' as McCartney's entr more »
Forum Post: Pitchfork's best music of the decade so far
Posted 09/09/2014 01:14:39 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] I'm just saying that there is no blanket statement of fact about sound quality of vinyl vs. CD. Mp3 files on co more »
Posted 09/09/2014 08:34:48 EDT
In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] Lots of good discussion going on here. I don't have time to do it full justice, but here are a few more »
Posted 09/08/2014 01:01:42 EDT
Lots of good discussion going on here. I don't have time to do it full justice, but here are a few random reactions. When I talk about keeping up with the latest thing, I don't mean listening to the l more »
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