Frank's pop culture minute.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Lori Koonce » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:55 pm

Hey Gwynnie!

Just seeing you post here is good enough for me. You, David and I are gonna have to get together once Ramadan is over and have a picknick in GGP! I know where we can get some good cheese and bread, and we can spring for the beverages of our choice!

I'm glad to see that you are as well as you can be.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:13 pm

I thought you two hung out.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Gwyneth M905 » Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:35 pm

No Frank, we're 'tucked in'. You 'hang out'. It's kinda a girl/boy thing.
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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:44 pm

I don't hang, I wither.

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Slovaj Zizek is one of our bright lights in the radical movements. He is also very entertaining:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MVOKesg4wc

His movie critiques are quite interesting:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sFqfbrs ... re=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDGAet1d ... re=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnUzc6jq ... re=related

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:56 pm

I have to get my hipness creds back. A bit of Fred Frith for ya:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpH4ulJf ... re=related

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:17 am

Bill Maher is agreeing with Bill O'Reilly, what the flying monkey-shit-throwing-fuck!

Maher can be an ignorant bastard at times.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Steve Evil » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:00 pm

About what? Specifics Frank!

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:06 pm

This may be the earliest motion picture footage ever. Thomas Edison shooting himself going over the Brooklyn Bridge on the subway:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/0 ... 79949.html

From 1899! Like being in a time machine. Look at all the dirty smokestacks. Ick.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:38 am

Wow, no post since nov. Continue your music rants.

On Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon is a snoozefest.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Steve Evil » Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:36 pm

Agreed. Highly Overrated (that term again!)

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Ezra Lb. » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:20 pm

I liked DSOTM although having heard it several thousand times has robbed it of much of its zip.

THE WALL was the snoozefest.

Best of all was the first album PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN with poor Syd Barrett. They never equaled it.
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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:37 pm

Ben Shapiro, a conservative author, went on Dennis Miller to talk about the idea that hollywood punishes conservatives:

http://www.dennismillerradio.com/b/Holl ... 93203.html

I haven't seen the book, but I'd suspect that most of it is anecdotes, no hard evidence. The usual tactic.

Then, Dennie interviews the idiotic David Mamet:

http://www.dennismillerradio.com/b/Mame ... 99087.html

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby David Silver » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:17 pm

Nah, Pink Floyd was never one of my favorites. Just...dull. And I have a difficult time respecting the musicality of a group whose songs can so easily be figured out in about 10 minutes of tinkering on a guitar by any accomplished player. Sorry, no talent there...only image.
We don't stop playing because we grow old.
We grow old because we stop playing.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Steve Evil » Sat Jun 11, 2011 4:40 am

Ezra Lb. wrote:THE WALL was the snoozefest.

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Nien! The Wall was the masterpiece!


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