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Steven Rubio
Berkeley, CA
If I could describe myself in one sentence, I wouldn't need a blog.
Interests: san francisco giants, bruce springsteen, pink, teevee, sleater-kinney
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The other Roy Hamilton hit I remember is "You Can Have Her" (https://youtu.be/Zjg42Xi65iE). He had bigger hits before my time. What's interesting in the current context is how many songs he did that Elvis later covered: "You'll Never Walk Alone", "Hurt", "Unchained Melody", "Pledging My Love", "The Impossible Dream".
Yes, I figured if I decided to watch something I'd have plenty of choices, but they aren't out there. Maybe TCM will do a festival.
Posted 4 days ago at Steven Rubio's Online Life
I hope you remember this on Mother's Day. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Excellent point. One of my proudest moments came when I was taking an intro English composition class in the 70s, when I was working in a factory and yet to begin my academic journey. One day, the teacher told me my writing reminded him of John Prine. I still don't know what he meant, but I don't mind telling the story just the same.
It's not that kind of bondage. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Still more: that game-winning trick corner kick was PLANNED: https://www.si.com/soccer/2019/05/08/liverpool-corner-kick-barcelona-trent-alexander-arnold-ball-boy
Toggle Commented May 9, 2019 on sports at Steven Rubio's Online Life
I wish I'd seen this in time to include it in the post. The Liverpool announcers as they called yesterday's match: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkEpLtePJm0&t=2s
Toggle Commented May 8, 2019 on sports at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Walk on with hope in your heart Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Posted May 6, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
When I watch on TV, I'm going to pretend I'm in Germany in 1980 and it's on regular television :-).
Toggle Commented May 6, 2019 on what i watched at Steven Rubio's Online Life
The sun shines bright in the old Kentucky home Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Fear eats the soul Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
There's no innuendos, it's exactly what you think Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
[This is the third time I have posted this. I wrote it for a California American Studies Association conference 22 years ago today, May 2, 1997. The audience for the paper was small, but I think I did right by... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
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Rise Ser Brienne of Tarth, Knight of the Seven Kingdoms. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2019 at Steven Rubio's Online Life
Thanks for that info, Don!