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Video of three Allman Brothers songs from a 1970 show: http://www.wolfgangsvault.com/the-allman-brothers-band/video/dont-keep-me-wonderin_66096625.html Search for "Allman Brothers" in the "concert audio" section at Wolfgang's Vault, and you'll find 10 shows to stream. All of it is licensed and legal. J. D.
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2011 on i've got one more silver dollar at WWdN: In Exile
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Not only do I (also) get the 100 points for the Crispin Glover reference, I get an extra 100 points for laughing boisterously at the reference!
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Speaking of a little black book with your poems in it, did you realize that Nov. 30 was the 30th anniversary of the release of "The Wall"? Or was that pure coincidence?
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Two things. First, I haven’t watched these episodes in years, so I really don’t know of what I write, but here is my take on the Wesley thing. Wesley is special. The Traveler told us this, but Wesley doesn’t know it yet. He’s just a 14-year-old kid who is trying to deal with having a mind that is unlike one possessed by any other 14-year-old. And as a 14-year-old, he isn’t mature about it. He’s not supposed to be; that would make him a god-like character. Insufferabilty is sometimes a trait associated with prodigies, and as such, Wesley is acting completely normal relative to his situation. At least, this is what I think the writers might have been going for. Second, you’ve analyzed how this episode may be the point at which people really started to dislike your character, and by extension you. Flash forward to 2009, and you are a respected author, a beloved blogger, the darling of fark.com and Bad Astronomer Phil Plait has a man-crush on you. I’d be curious to hear what the catalyst was that turned everything around. Or was it gradual? (forgive me if this has been covered in one of your books. Just point me in the right direction and I’ll rectify my ignorance).
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The next Mark Hamill, eh? Wouldn't it be great if they asked you to do voices for Metalocalypse? That would be . . . brutal!
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Star Wars, yada yada yada. I want to know what that piece of electronic equipment is on the dresser in the "Headphones" picture. And which album with a gatefold sleeve is on the wall behind that kid. There's more than one type of geek in this world!
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2009 on growing up star wars at WWdN: In Exile
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>>I just had a basic idea for where I wanted it to go, and tried to write it by the seat of my pants.>> Add some drugs to the mix and you could be the next Jack Kerouac ; )
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2009 on in which wil connects the dots at WWdN: In Exile
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Once I was in a Pizza Hut with a guy from work. We were looking at the selections on the CD jukebox, when we both noticed "What's Up Dog." Without a word, we looked at each other with raised eyebrows, fed a dollar into the machine, punched in that song, and quietly went back to our table. When "Dad I'm In Jail" came on, the entire restaurant stopped eating mid-bite with shocked looks on their faces. We just whistled innocently.
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2008 on I LIKE IT HERE IT'S NICE at WWdN: In Exile
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Once I was in a Pizza Hut with a guy from work. We were looking at the selections on the CD jukebox, when we both noticed "What's Up Dog." Without a word, we looked at each other with raised eyebrows, fed a dollar into the machine, punched in that song, and quietly went back to our table. When "Dad I'm In Jail" came on, the entire restaurant stopped eating mid-bite with shocked looks on their faces. We just whistled innocently.
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2008 on I LIKE IT HERE IT'S NICE at WWdN: In Exile
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The three videos that specifically blew me away were: In Bloom - Nirvana Cherish - Madonna Garden of Eden - Guns 'n' Roses Of course, the night that I saw these three videos was one of the two times in my life that I took shrooms. But they were *amazing!* J. D.
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The three videos that specifically blew me away were: In Bloom - Nirvana Cherish - Madonna Garden of Eden - Guns 'n' Roses Of course, the night that I saw these three videos was one of the two times in my life that I took shrooms. But they were *amazing!* J. D.
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My superpower would be the ability to astrally project myself into the passenger seat of *that* car so I could tell the driver exactly why he/she is an idiot who should give up driving as a favor to society.
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My superpower would be the ability to astrally project myself into the passenger seat of *that* car so I could tell the driver exactly why he/she is an idiot who should give up driving as a favor to society.
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Yeah, the painting is nice and all that, but what a cool Fark shirt you have on!
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Yeah, the painting is nice and all that, but what a cool Fark shirt you have on!
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WAIT! I GOT IT!! Imagine - Wesley is a Star Fleet captain chasing after the most wanted man in the universe - Zaphod Beeblebrox! Think of the possibilities! J. D.
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WAIT! I GOT IT!! Imagine - Wesley is a Star Fleet captain chasing after the most wanted man in the universe - Zaphod Beeblebrox! Think of the possibilities! J. D.
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It's been a long time since I've read a "Star Trek: TNG" novel, but I do remember one which takes place in the future and where Wesley C. is a captain. So there already exists a sanctioned universe where this series could take place. J. D.
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It's been a long time since I've read a "Star Trek: TNG" novel, but I do remember one which takes place in the future and where Wesley C. is a captain. So there already exists a sanctioned universe where this series could take place. J. D.
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Regarding mini-DV tape. If you don't mind paying three times as much for the blank tape, they do make an 80-minute mini-DV tape, which should cover the time of your talks. If you go with 60-minute mini-DV tapes and record in LP mode, you'll save money on tape stock but you'll have a problem. Mini-DV tapes recorded in LP mode are usually only playable on the camcorder that recorded the tape, due to slight differences in head alignment. When the camcorder you buy breaks (not "if," "when"), you might not be able to play your tapes without all kinds of drop outs and other defects. On another subject, when you are taping one of your talks, if you are running on battery power, make sure that your flip-out screen is flipped in to conserve power. J. D.
Toggle Commented May 1, 2008 on Dear Lazy Web: Video Cameras? at WWdN: In Exile
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Regarding mini-DV tape. If you don't mind paying three times as much for the blank tape, they do make an 80-minute mini-DV tape, which should cover the time of your talks. If you go with 60-minute mini-DV tapes and record in LP mode, you'll save money on tape stock but you'll have a problem. Mini-DV tapes recorded in LP mode are usually only playable on the camcorder that recorded the tape, due to slight differences in head alignment. When the camcorder you buy breaks (not "if," "when"), you might not be able to play your tapes without all kinds of drop outs and other defects. On another subject, when you are taping one of your talks, if you are running on battery power, make sure that your flip-out screen is flipped in to conserve power. J. D.
Toggle Commented May 1, 2008 on Dear Lazy Web: Video Cameras? at WWdN: In Exile
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Ah, the Flatiron Building. Made my mind immediately flash on this guys's album cover: http://www.myspace.com/szobel (No, it's not a Rick Roll) J. D.
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Ah, the Flatiron Building. Made my mind immediately flash on this guys's album cover: http://www.myspace.com/szobel (No, it's not a Rick Roll) J. D.
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So, was it Yes West or Yes East? Personally, the more incongruous the sequence, the happier I am with shuffle mode. Give me John Zorn's Naked City, followed by The 5th Dimension, followed by The Residents, followed by The Rutles, and I'm a happy boy!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2008 on geek vs. itunes at WWdN: In Exile
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So, was it Yes West or Yes East? Personally, the more incongruous the sequence, the happier I am with shuffle mode. Give me John Zorn's Naked City, followed by The 5th Dimension, followed by The Residents, followed by The Rutles, and I'm a happy boy!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2008 on geek vs. itunes at WWdN: In Exile
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