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Forum Post: What's your 'at-bat' song?
Posted 10/28/2013 02:43:19 EDT
Concrete Jungle by the Specials or Grey Afternoon by the Allstonians
Forum Post: What are your favorite Boston-inspired TV shows?
Posted 02/28/2013 08:50:58 EST
They also forgot James at 15 which was set here. I have to admit that I was a big St.Elsewhere fan.
Forum Post: AFC Championship... Ravens vs Patriots Game Thread
Posted 01/22/2013 09:33:46 EST
I hate to say this but we have become the Colts of the Manning years. All offense, a bit soft on defense and Brady is becoming a bit Favre like the past couple of years. Take a shot in free agency o more »
Forum Post: Your favorite Dropkick Murphys song?
Posted 01/09/2013 10:03:32 EST
No harmonies, same lyrics, mediocre musicians and I think they are a homeless man's Pogues!
Forum Post: Your favorite holiday music with a Boston connection?
Posted 12/14/2012 11:15:39 EST
The Allstonians "Happy Christmas". It was put out as a single on green vinyl back in 95.
Forum Post: Which songs make you tear up?
Posted 08/13/2012 07:45:06 EDT
The Temptaions - I wish it would rain. The David Ruffin vocal on that has so much emotion!!!!! more »
Forum Post: What are your favorite songs about TV?
Posted 08/07/2012 06:57:52 EDT
TV Party by Black Flag! more »
Forum Post: Has your dog ever helped you get a date?
Posted 07/25/2012 07:42:36 EDT
While taking care of a friends Pug I was out walking him and scored a great one nighter with an attractive young lady! more »
Forum Post: Your favorite baseball movies?
Posted 04/12/2012 11:36:18 EDT
The Natural is loosely based on the life of Cambridge, Ma native Eddie Waitkus who played for the Cubs and was shot by an obsessed fan. more »
Forum Post: Your favorite tear-jerker songs?
Posted 02/08/2012 08:22:15 EST
The Temptations My Girl just because it's David Ruffin's voice and if you look up shocking waste of talent his picture is there! more »
Forum Post: Favorite bars for specialty beer?
Posted 01/17/2012 09:42:42 EST
I'm a big fan of Jakob Wirths. German food with great beer now that's a taste treat! more »
Forum Post: What is your number-"one" song for 11/1/11?
Posted 11/01/2011 02:28:21 EDT
One Cup of Coffee- Bob Marley circa 1963 more »
Posted 11/01/2011 02:27:21 EDT
One More Time-The Clash more »
Forum Post: Kim Kardashian divorcing Kris Humphries
Posted 10/31/2011 12:15:44 EDT
Gee it wouldn't be the fact that Humphries isn't pulling down a fat NBA paycheck right now would it? The Kardashians are nothing but untalented, money grubbing, celebuho's! Do you think that Khloe w more »
Forum Post: Your favorite basketball movies?
Posted 10/24/2011 08:33:26 EDT
Semi Pro was great. Nice spoof of the ABA! There is a great scene in Blue Chips with Nolte and Cousy in the gym. Cousy is shooting free throws and he hits like 15 in a row! Nolte asks Cousy don't more »
Forum Post: Worst experiences with travel
Posted 10/18/2011 11:35:47 EDT
victoriaz wow Air Canada didn't give you a refund! I am actually shocked because they gave me a refund. But then again my flight was scheduled for 9/14/01 and nobody was leaving via air travel. more »
Posted 10/18/2011 11:25:08 EDT
It had to be on Virgin Atlantic on a trip to London. The seats were uncomfortable, the crew was rude, the food was lousy and the movie selection was P*** poor. The best was Northwestern going and com more »
Forum Post: Healthy foods you hated as a child
Posted 07/11/2011 09:12:42 EDT
Red and green peppers now I love them. When I was a kid I actually liked spinach and Brussels Sprouts. more »
Forum Post: Where are your favorite Massachusetts beaches?
Posted 07/07/2011 11:38:33 EDT
Magazine Beach in Cambridge! Lovely views of Storrow Drive, Memorial Drive and the new B.U. dorms. Plus you get the sweet smell of the toxic waste in that part of the Charles River! more »
Forum Post: Add to our 'First Day of Summer' playlist
Posted 06/21/2011 09:26:10 EDT
Riverside by the Allstonians more »
Posted 06/21/2011 09:14:07 EDT
Half of the Motown hits of the 60's remind me of summer! more »
Posted 06/21/2011 07:58:50 EDT
96 Degrees In The Shade by Third WorldGroovin' by The RascalsHeatwave by Martha Reeves and the Vandella'sSummer Breeze by Seales and Crofts
Forum Post: Your go-to dive bar or neighborhood watering hole in Boston?
Posted 06/01/2011 03:32:24 EDT
I remember the Old Father's Bars. You know Fathers 4, Fathers 2 etc. Back when they had happy hours those places were nuts. Vodka Drinks for 75 cents. Saw a few good brawls in those places. more »
Posted 06/01/2011 03:21:16 EDT
QIG you are right I just thought I'd mention what it is now. We used to call the Windsor Tap the Windsor Slap and the Dugout on Comm.Ave. was the Slugout! more »
Posted 06/01/2011 08:13:52 EDT
QIG now the Windsor Tap is a Yuppy place called Lord Hobo's. Whitney's in Harvard Square isn't that much of a dive anymore. The Cantab is still a dump. Central Square Cambridge used to have a few d more »
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