#51 2014-01-13 02:05:27

Looks like Matthew McConaughey, the lead in Dallas Buyers Club, is having a good year, with strong performances in The Wolf of Wall Street and HBO's True Detective, which premiered last night.

I could watch Woody Harrelson tie his shoes for a hour.

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#52 2014-01-13 13:19:54

Johnny_Rotten wrote:

Tell me the romance isn't dead down in the hollows.

I got lung cancer just watching that video.

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#53 2014-01-19 18:15:38



I guess we're watching "Slap Shot" tonight.

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#54 2014-02-02 10:06:01

I had planned to read the book but never got around to it. The PBS treatment of the subject was very interesting and has
a lot of input from the author.

The Poisoner's Handbook

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#55 2014-02-02 18:17:49

Delightful and brilliant. Thank you nfidel.

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#56 2014-02-03 12:58:40

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

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#57 2014-02-03 13:05:09

GooberMcNutly wrote:

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

And your inlaws didn't make the cut?

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#58 2014-02-03 16:43:36

choad wrote:

GooberMcNutly wrote:

If I couldn't put my hands on the ingredients to kill at least 100 people at least 20 different ways while standing at my garage workbench, I'm not trying very hard.

And your inlaws didn't make the cut?

They live in Central PA, so coal-smoke based cancers and icy roads are already doing a great job of pruning that side of the family tree. Only my FIL has lived past 65.

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#59 2014-02-06 00:36:42



Nebraska

Also good, especially if you're thoroughly shitfaced...

August-Osage County

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#60 2014-02-12 13:45:46

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#61 2014-03-06 12:18:06

Looks like we're watching Hot Fuzz again tonight.

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#62 2014-03-12 08:02:51

I snuck in the back door of a movie the-ater to see this and now know I watched exactly 13 and a half minutes before leaving.

Night of the Living Dead, full film, 1968

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#63 2014-03-12 12:15:26

George Orr wrote:

Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal

http://high-street.org/uploads/18_hannibal.jpg

This is the weirdest and most fascinating TV I have ever seen in my life.  I cannot fucking wait.

Really, it must be said that if you aren't watching this and coercing everyone you know into watching it you are doing a disservice to television audiences everywhere.  The first season is available for free on Amazon Prime so catch up if you aren't up to speed.

And you'll never stop repeating, I CANNOT believe this is on NETWORK TV.

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#64 2014-03-13 02:08:35

Scotty wrote:

And you'll never stop repeating, I CANNOT believe this is on NETWORK TV.

I CANNOT believe so much of this plot and dialog dreck is CANNIBALIZED from competing dramas. I'm referring here as much to the acclaimed 'True Detective' series as this one.

Won't anyone ever get another original idea?

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#65 2014-03-14 03:54:51

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#66 2014-05-03 11:19:43

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#67 2014-05-03 13:25:09

This:


Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

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#68 2014-05-03 14:35:31

Dmtdust wrote:

Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

Because Hank's fictional hero sails nowhere near the self absorbed and inept coward who fabricated the story.

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#69 2014-05-03 16:59:55

Doesn't that describe just about every ship captain, everywhere?

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#70 2014-05-03 17:30:09

Baywolfe wrote:

Doesn't that describe just about every ship captain, everywhere?

Every profession has its pirates and scoundrels but here's what a local obit had to say about a great uncle of mine, lived across town from here.

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#71 2014-05-03 17:35:34

You never have to stretch the truth to tell a gripping sea story.

Need proof? Johnny Rotten turned me on to this.

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#72 2014-05-03 19:16:56

choad wrote:

Dmtdust wrote:

Why it didn't even register at the Awards is beyond me.

Because Hank's fictional hero sails nowhere near the self absorbed and inept coward who fabricated the story.

Sources?

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#73 2014-05-03 19:17:27

This?  The NY Post?  http://nypost.com/2013/10/13/crew-membe … s-heroism/

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#74 2014-05-03 20:05:33

Here's my own humble account of a Captain we celebrated last year.

John Kendrick Slept Here

The state will recognize "Captain John Kendrick Day" on October 1 and the local hysterical society is throwing a party.

John Kendrick moved to Wareham from Barnstable, MA in 1777 to outfit and take command of the Fanny, a US licensed privateer, or pirate boat boasting a crew of 100 and 18 guns. Its mission, loot British shipping.

Some of the resulting booty furnished Kendrick's Wareham home but he didn't stick around long to enjoy it, dropping from sight at war's end in 1783. Historians assume Kendrick resumed whaling and the coasting trade until October 1, 1787, when the Columbia Expedition sailed out of Boston Harbor, Kendrick commanding. He renamed the Pacific Northwest's largest river Columbia.

Kendrick's subsequent history is an unbroken record of quarrels, cheating, looting, slaughter and international ill-will until he was dispatched himself, grapeshot fragged by his own men in Honolulu (then called Fair Haven) on Dec 3, 1794. By most contemporary accounts, he had the personality of a decayed tooth.

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#75 2014-05-03 20:08:44

Dmtdust wrote:

This?  The NY Post?  http://nypost.com/2013/10/13/crew-membe … s-heroism/

That corresponds to the other accounts I've read.

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