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  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Maltese Falcon (1942)

    04/17/2015 7:59:15 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 23 replies
    ZippCast ^ | N/A | N/A
    One of the definitive (some would say THE definitive) films noir tonight.
  • 1970 Lincoln Continental Sedan Commerical

    09/10/2014 11:30:05 AM PDT · by Phillyred · 59 replies
    1970 Lincoln Continental Sedan Commerical
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Woman in the Window (1944)

    08/15/2014 9:23:17 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 10 replies
    youtube ^ | n/a | n/a
    This week's movie is a superb film noir directed by Fritz Lang and starring Edward G. Robinson. Robinson is a middle-aged, straight-arrow professor whose momentary lapse in judgment draws him into a web of deceit, murder, and coverup. Co-starring Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, and Dan Duryea.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd: 'Same Old Blues' (LIVE, 1975)

    02/18/2014 3:07:23 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 18 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    I dunno how many of ya'll caught Lynyrd Skynyrd (named after the core members' high school gymn teacher -Leonard Skinnard- back in Jacksonville, Florida) live on stage, but this Yankee here was a BIG fan back in the days... Still a major enthusiast for blues rock, i.e. Cream, early Humble Pie (with Peter Frampton), early 70s Status Quo, et. al, actually- and I really do think these guys are the ones who got me into it. But the plane crash that ended the band kept me from ever seeing the real Skynyrd. I did -though- have the opportunity to see the...
  • Free Gunsmithing Book (Today only, I think)

    08/05/2013 5:47:28 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 61 replies
    For you Kindle owners. A little dated, but it's supposed to be some kind of classic. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BDORIS
  • 'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    06/01/2013 1:21:54 PM PDT · by Monty22002 · 250 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 06/01/2013 | Claudia Luther
    Jean Stapleton, who played Archie Bunker’s long-suffering wife Edith in the long-running 1970s television series “All in the Family,” died Friday at her New York City home. She was 90. Stapleton died of natural causes, her family announced Saturday.
  • GREAT BLACK AND WHITE MOVIES OF THE PAST

    01/14/2013 2:33:05 PM PST · by navysealdad · 46 replies
    Free to watch classic movies of the past.
  • TCM Classic Movie Alert 6/22/12

    06/22/2012 10:10:06 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    TCM ^ | 6/22/12 | Vision
    This is your Turner Classic Movie channel alert! Tonight...Street Scene(1931), 8pm est "A husband's violent reaction becomes the talk of the neighborhood when he catches his cheating wife in the act."
  • TCM Classic Movie: The Glenn Miller Story

    03/03/2012 2:36:59 PM PST · by re_nortex · 28 replies · 1+ views
    TCM ^ | March 3, 2012 | TCM Staff
    This superb 1954 film starring Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and featuring Harry Morgan will be shown tonight (Saturday, March 3, 2012) at 10:15 PM Eastern Time on TCM.
  • TCM Classic Movie Alert: 12/10/11

    12/10/2011 2:59:33 PM PST · by re_nortex · 39 replies
    TCM ^ | 12/10/11 | TCM Staff
    The Caine Mutiny airs tonight at 8:00 Eastern Time on TCM. The Republican Debate starts an hour later on ABC.
  • Presenting the Mother of All BBQ Grills . . .

    07/05/2011 3:32:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 5, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Looks like the guy made it out of a '56 Ford convertible (or maybe a coupe), neat. I can already hear the "Why not Chevy" responses, but have you looked at the price of a Tri-Five lately? Nicely done with the diner theme, too: It don't get any more American than that! What would be funny is to drag it in for a smog test and then fire up the grill- hehMore news/views/humor at Reaganite Republican
  • World's Only 'Brand-New', 100% Original 1950 Chevrolet Coupe!

    05/23/2011 9:55:11 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 43 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | May 23, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Legend has it that a Modesto, California couple purchased the car in 1950, only for the wife to be widowed shortly thereafter when her husband died trying to save a drowning woman. The distraught lady placed the sleek Chevy in storage for 12 years, but later traded it for a new 1962 Rambler ($1650) from a nearby dealer: he recently sold the same car for $60,000. And surely worth it, the car dealer decided from the start to preserve it, so he barely took it out of the garage for 45 years... thus the all-original mint condition and an...
  • Stand-up Comedy Greats: Emo Phillips 1988

    02/23/2011 12:22:05 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | February 23, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    "Most states don't end in the letter 'A'..." Surrealist comedian Emo Phillips (dob 2.08.56) is an entertainer and comedian originating from the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Illinois. The highly unique brand of self-deprecating stand up comedy that made him famous is often built upon the paraprosdokians and garden path sentences spoken in a wandering falsetto tone. It's been said that the wide-eyed, confused, and childlike delivery is employed to invoke the 'wisdom of children' or the idiot savant... Philips has recorded three comedy albums, including E=mo², which won the 1985 New Music Award for best comedy album. It was...
  • 3 iconic WWII bombers coming to Deer Valley

    11/12/2010 11:24:01 AM PST · by SandRat · 30 replies
    See WWII history
  • Bernard Knox, 95, Classics Scholar, Dies

    08/17/2010 4:16:54 AM PDT · by SwotSonOfSitetest · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 17, 2010 | Wolfgang Saxon
    Bernard M. W. Knox, an authority on the works of Sophocles, a prolific scholar and the founding director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies, died July 22 at his home in Bethesda, Md. He was 95. --Snip-- In his later years, he found himself defending classical learning against the champions of multiculturalism. “There is a sort of general feeling among radicals that the whole of the Western tradition — and the Greeks are the heart of that tradition — is something that has to be repudiated,” he told The Washington Post in 1992. “I feel appalled. God knows what the...
  • Rush Limbaugh Classic: The CHEAP BASTARD Phone Call!

    06/08/2010 10:19:15 PM PDT · by Ragnar1337 · 6 replies · 60+ views
    YouTube ^ | 6/8/10 | Jesse Smith
    This call can give you some laughs while waiting for Rush to come back to the Golden EIB Microphone! A liberal calls him a CHEAP BASTARD and then they call each other cheap bastards...all over the minimum wage.
  • Cat Be Sill

    02/28/2010 1:28:58 PM PST · by Revski · 2 replies · 442+ views
    Revski/o7jimmy Youtube ^ | 2/28/2010 | Revski
    This animation of a Scottish Fold cat is truly my signature video and I know it will inspire those who view it. The instrumental song in this video is, “In The Garden“! Also the voice of the cat is grandson Eli at the age of 4 years old, 2007!
  • List: Top 20 Songs About Cars

    08/21/2009 5:43:48 PM PDT · by wrrock · 98 replies · 2,150+ views
    Car Dealer Review ^ | 8/21/2009 | Cars
    Ever since radios started popping up in cars, music and car culture have been inextricably linked, and everyone has a strong opinion about both. Read the List of Top 20 Songs and Listen to the Music: http://www.cardealerreviews.org/?p=116656
  • Religion

    06/25/2009 9:54:08 AM PDT · by missi0ns · 36 replies · 968+ views
    Authored by registrant ^ | 25 June 2009 | John R. Hubbard
    THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK. THE STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK AS A WHOLE. “BEHOLD MY SERVANT” (Isa. 42:1). Isa 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. . 1:1—8 THE FORERUNNER 1:9—11 THE BAPTISM: WITH WATER 1:12, 13. THE TEMPTATION: (WILDERNESS) 1:14—20 THE KINGDOM } PROCLAIMED 1:21—8:30. THE KING 8:31—10:52 THE KING } REJECTED 11:1—14:25 THE KINGDOM 14:26—42. THE AGONY: IN THE GARDEN 14:43—16:14. THE BAPTISM: OF SUFFERING (DEATH, BURIAL, AND RESURRECTION). 16:15—20. THE SUCCESSORS. (This Gospel outline wi8ll...
  • Looking for video of class McDonald's commercial (vanity)

    04/28/2009 4:03:13 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 2 replies · 428+ views
    04/28/2009
    I'm looking for video of the classic McDonald's television commercial in which a father is in a swimming pool trying to get his daughter (Katy?) to jump from the side of the pool to him. He promises to catch her. She refuses. He finally bribes her with a trip to McDonald's and she jumps. If you know where the video can be found, please post a link to it or FReepmail me with the information. I need the video for a compilation piece on which I am working. I appreciate any help you can provide. I apologize for the vanity...
  • Obama is a Mack (Classic Pastor Manning)

    03/21/2009 1:17:06 PM PDT · by babubabu · 15 replies · 663+ views
    youtube, atlah ^ | October 2, 2008 | James David Manning
    Classic Pastor Manning.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, Feb. 15-21, 2009: Delicate Arch

    02/20/2009 7:16:27 PM PST · by cogitator · 5 replies · 752+ views
    Rich Daley Photo Gallery ^ | Richard J. Daley
    I was digging through some old calendars (I can never throw them away) and found a month with Delicate Arch. I figured that sometimes you have to just have a beautiful picture to look at. Click for FULL size. Also see note in first comment (from me). Just for fun, this is what Delicate Arch looks like from the other side:
  • SUPER BOWL III FLASHBACK - THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (VIDEO CLIP)

    02/01/2009 5:18:07 PM PST · by andrew roman · 1 replies · 306+ views
    Roman Around ^ | 1 February 2009 | Andrew Roman
    Forty years ago, when there two professional football leagues - the AFL and NFL - arguably the most famous Super Bowl was played in Miami, Florida.Super Bowl III matched the NFL's Baltimore Colts and the AFL's New York Jets.I thought it would be interesting to take a look back at how different the game was presented back then - both in content and , obviously, in technological terms.First, from the original NBC broadcast of January 12, 1969, here is something that has LONG since been eliminated from the pregame festivities .... the Pledge of Allegiance.It was conducted by three of...
  • Would like freeper help

    06/29/2004 9:02:48 PM PDT · by al baby · 326 replies · 25,127+ views
    Today | Al Baby
    Can any Freeper shed some light on this A Buddy of mine was down in T. J. this weekend, That being tiajunna Mexico Upon his return as he was going though customes he showed his I.D. and that of his wife that was with him The customes Agent looked at a beeber like device. And asked which one of them had a stress test "He had one the week before He was stuned and asked how the agent knew and the agent said its best you dont know and he let them cross no big deal
  • Sunshine Hawk Sings

    11/14/2008 4:21:37 AM PST · by Revski · 219+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/14/08 | Revski
    This video footage is of an animated red-shoulder hawk sings its songs while perched on a high branch and being watched by a family of bird watchers.
  • Hold On Me

    10/30/2008 6:49:34 AM PDT · by Revski · 13 replies · 366+ views
    YouTube ^ | 10/30/08 | Revski
    The song of this cat friends video is, Something Got A Hold On Me, sung by the Five Blind Boys of Alabama.
  • East Texas Teenager Attacked Over History Project - (she dared to protest illegal immigration)

    04/09/2008 1:24:55 PM PDT · by van_erwin · 41 replies · 240+ views
    KLTV ^ | 4/07/08 | Molly Reuter
    Melanie Bowers, 13, and her parents walked into Athens High School Monday afternoon to talk to campus police. They were hoping to get some answers. "It never should have happened in the first place. The whole assignment was a silly assignment and they should have contacted us immediately after it happened," said J.R. Bowers, Melanie's father. It was an assignment for history class--to make a protest sign for or against an issue, and Melanie said she chose illegal immigration. Her sign read, "If you love our nation, stop illegal immigration." Somehow, Melanie said the sign got passed around lunch and...
  • Freeper Science Theater: Freeper Night At The Movies

    02/18/2008 4:38:48 PM PST · by HonestConservative · 186 replies · 295+ views
    IMDB ^ | 1939 | Margaret Mitchell
    Join your freeper friends for an evening of cokes, cracks, cocktails and comments as we enjoy a trip down memory lane with Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind. Turner Classic Movies shows one of our favorites at 8 pm est, tonight. Made in 1939 and released in 41, the hit novel tells the tale of a manipulative southern belle who struggles after the Civil War, to return her family's estate to its original splendor. Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland.
  • Patriots by 10 ...

    12/09/2007 11:56:24 AM PST · by knarf · 64 replies · 169+ views
    me | December 9, 2007 | knarf
    There ... I've said it.
  • Ron Armstrong "Just Around the Bend"

    10/03/2007 7:49:56 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 210+ views
    http://www.ronarmstrong.net/ ^ | October 20007 | Mael
    I was lucky enough to discover Ron's music. I hope you enjoy it too. http://www.myspace.com/ronarmstrongmusic For some great Classic Rock with Ron singing vocals check out http://www.myspace.com/jamulfan  
  • Goodbye.

    09/29/2007 11:22:01 PM PDT · by Jack Black · 170 replies · 479+ views
    F.R. ^ | 9/29/2007 | Jack Black
    After 9 years, 9,217 postings and 158 original threads I have decided to leave Free Republic. I haven't arrived at this decision lightly, FR has been a huge part of my life for a decade. I've learned a tremendous amount from interacting with people here. A lot of my beliefs have been challenged, and I've had to rethink things I on many occassions. There are not too many places where you can learn from sincere people in an atmosphere of open discussion. My reasons for leaving are twofold. First, and most importantly, I think I'm graduating. I've probably gotten whatever...
  • Haydn's London Symphonies - Part I

    08/05/2007 1:45:42 PM PDT · by HoosierHawk · 31 replies · 550+ views
    Joseph Haydn
    Joseph Haydn His Life Born in Rohrau in 1732, the son of a wheelwright, he was trained as a chorister at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, where he made his early living, before appointment to the small musical establishment of Count Morzin in 1759. In 1760 he entered the service of the Esterházy Princes, and succeeded to the position of Kapellmeister on the death of his predecessor and immediate superior Gregorius Werner in 1766. Much of Haydn's life now centred on the magnificent palace and estate at Esterháza, where his employer Prince Nikolaus Esterházy had moved his entourage for...
  • Arnold Classic winner implicated in nationwide steroid scandal

    03/06/2007 4:05:28 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 267+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/6/07 | Michael Hill - ap
    Two more people linked to a nationwide investigation into the illegal sale of steroids were arraigned Tuesday on drug-related charges as published reports implicated more athletes, including the winner of the Ohio bodybuilding competition named for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Steven and Karen Lampert of Anti-Aging Centers in Nanuet pleaded not guilty in an Albany County, N.Y., courtroom and were released without bail. They are charged with submitting prescriptions to a Florida pharmacy - some "obviously forged" according to the district attorney - for drugs totaling more than $50,000 for people without a medical need. Steven Lampert is charged with 20...
  • Enshrine This Burger (In And Out Burger: Classic Americana Alert)

    09/05/2006 3:04:03 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 70 replies · 4,497+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 09/05/06 | Mark Kendall
    The family-owned chain has been successful enough to spawn a famous commercial jingle, earn several loving write-ups in the New York Times and have its burgers served to A-list celebs at swanky post-Oscar parties. The great taste hasn't changed, but the mystique that inspired our carnivorous cross-valley quests sure has. The earlier, spartan drive-throughs, which once kept us at arm's length, a sheet of glass sealing off the inner sanctum where clean-cut workers frenetically packed the grill with meat patties, has given way to brightly lighted indoor seating no different from the national fast-food chains. The fabled secret menu, for...
  • BWAHAHAHA - New York Times news desk hangs up over question about not being able to warn terrorists

    08/10/2006 12:03:11 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 232 replies · 8,611+ views
    phone conversation with New York Times | 8-10-06 | Doug from Upland
    NY TIMES NUMBER IN NEW YORK: 212-556-1234 I dialed the above number and went through the menu button pushing to get the international desk. I had a question for the NEW YORK TIMES that I thought was reasonable. LADY AT NEWS DESK: Hello, news desk DFU: Hello, I was inquiring so I could write a piece on FreeRepublic. Are you guys unhappy that you didn't get the information in time to be able to run a story and warn the airplane bomb plot terrorists that they were about to be arrested? LADY AT NEWS DESK: What kind of question is...
  • 08/02/2006 11:14:38 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 10 replies · 275+ views
    Ananova ^ | 08/02/06
    Scientists examining prehistoric bodies found in the peat bogs of Ireland have discovered evidence of male grooming. One of the bodies, dug up in 2003 at Clonycavan, near Dublin, had mohawk-style hair, held in place with a gel substance, reports The Times. The other, unearthed three months later 25 miles away in Oldcroghan, had carefully manicured fingernails. The findings on the bodies, which are 2,300 years old, suggest that despite living in the Iron Age, ancient man had some modern concerns. "The message I'm getting is that although they were living in a different time, a different culture, eating different...
  • Southern culture or guilty pleasures?

    07/30/2006 8:40:10 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 19 replies · 628+ views
    G'Ville.com ^ | June 22. 2006
    No matter. Scene suggests the best in Southern songs, books and fried food Is Southern culture on the skids? We think not. In fact, with wrastlin' in Newberry this weekend and that artsy-fartsy Hippodrome State Theatre rompin' through Starke and gettin' all jiggy in single-wides, there never has been a better time to revel in the gritty guilty pleasures of the blue-collar South, even if your collar is white, starched, sweaty or splattered with strawberry jelly tossed by youngins chowin' down on frosted, generic-brand breakfast pastry treats (or "Pop-Tarts" brand pastry rectangles for special occasions). So you want some Southern-fried...
  • The ant and the grasshopper(classic and modern versions)

    06/07/2006 7:54:02 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 5 replies · 454+ views
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    CLASSIC VERSION: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold. MODERN VERSION: IF THIS ISN'T THE TRUTH!!!! The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and...
  • Canada Shocks U.S. at World Baseball Classic

    03/08/2006 5:27:32 PM PST · by IndyTiger · 36 replies · 1,159+ views
    AP ^ | 3/7/05 | BOB BAUM
    The country where hockey is king stole America's pastime on a chilly Arizona afternoon. Adam Stern, a young backup outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, hit an inside-the-park homer, drove in four runs and made two sensational catches in center to lead Canada over the United States 8-6 Wednesday in the World Baseball Classic. Jason Varitek's 448-foot grand slam helped bring the United States back from an 8-0 deficit, but a Canadian team made up largely of minor leaguers held on. A crowd of 16,993 at Chase Field alternated between booing America's futility and supportive chants of "U-S-A!" The United...
  • U.S. OKs Cuba For Baseball Classic

    01/21/2006 3:58:37 PM PST · by CAWats · 7 replies · 301+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | January 21, 2006 | Mark Zuckerman
    The U.S. government issued a license yesterday permitting Cuba to participate in the inaugural World Baseball Classic, reversing its previous position barring the island nation from competing in this March's 16-team event. Major League Baseball's initial application to allow the Cubans a spot in the tournament had been denied last month by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
  • The FReeper Canteen ~ History Of Rock & Roll (1900-1959) Pt.II ~ 21 Jan 2006

    01/20/2006 5:36:45 PM PST · by MoJo2001 · 1,791 replies · 18,849+ views
    Serving The Best Troops In The World | 21 Jan 2006 | Canteen Deejays
      ~ Music Mayhem Links ~ Support The Artists! ArtistDirect.com l Amazon.com l Walmart.com l Ticketmaster.com l Google.com l  Songfacts.com l Billboard.com l Audiophile.com l Wherehouse.com l Sonique l  MTV.com l VH1.com l CMT.com l MuchMusic.com l Audio Realm l MSN Radio l Shout Cast l Launch Music l Live-Radio Net l MP3.com l     Welcome To The FReeper Canteen! ~ Rock *n* Roll History ~         ~ Mayhem Music Theme ~ Rock *n* Roll This section explains what we're doing!Last week we began our journey through the beginning roots (well some of them anyways)...
  • WBC [World Baseball Classic] Steps Up to Center Stage: Global Tournament Involves 16 Nations

    07/11/2005 8:53:52 AM PDT · by Cyclopean Squid · 6 replies · 345+ views
    Major League Baseball ^ | 7-11-05 | Barry Bloom
    DETROIT -- The world is a stage and next year, Major League Baseball will be at the center of it. For the first time, Major League players will be eligible to compete in international play when the inaugural World Baseball Classic opens its 18-day run next March 3, Commissioner Bud Selig and Don Fehr, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, announced at a Monday morning media conference on the eve of Tuesday's annual All-Star Game at Comerica Park. The landmark field of countries invited includes Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan,...
  • The end of the classic car

    06/03/2005 7:22:21 PM PDT · by Uncle Fud · 122 replies · 2,781+ views
    CNet ^ | June 1, 2005 | Brian Cooley
    It is with great regret that I report the death of the classic car. Under "cause of death," the autopsy report won't cite today's many inelegant designs nor will it point to dwindling interest among the populace in restoring and preserving machines that evoke the past. Instead, the cause of death will read: "Obsolescence by extreme infiltration of 1s and 0s." In other words, digital technologies will make tomorrow's old cars unsustainable. The vast classic car hobby gets much of its lifeblood from a thriving cottage industry of aftermarket parts makers. One may specialize in rubber seals and carpet sets...
  • Classic maths puzzle cracked at last (May lead to advances in particle physics & computer security)

    03/25/2005 8:50:03 AM PST · by bedolido · 133 replies · 2,551+ views
    NewScientist.com news service ^ | 03/21/2005 | Maggie McKee
    A number puzzle originating in the work of self-taught maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan nearly a century ago has been solved. The solution may one day lead to advances in particle physics and computer security. Karl Mahlburg, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, US, has spent a year putting together the final pieces to the puzzle, which involves understanding patterns of numbers. "I have filled notebook upon notebook with calculations and equations," says Mahlburg, who has submitted a 10-page paper of his results to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The patterns were first discovered...
  • My neighbor's dog brought home a human skull, what

    09/27/2004 12:19:18 PM PDT · by jilley · 278 replies · 22,016+ views
    should I do? We live out in the country and the dog brought it home a few weeks ago. She says she wants to keep it for decoration and it is now stuck on her fence post. When I take her the paper every day, it creeps me out. Her dog is always leaving deer horns in my yard also, so it must be out there killing deer and breaking their horns off.
  • Rock alert: Some classic songs are conservative

    08/15/2004 12:50:13 AM PDT · by John Lenin · 67 replies · 2,191+ views
    PittsburghLIVE. ^ | August 15, 2004 | Tom Purcell
    The Boss and the gang are singing the wrong tunes. Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, the Dixie Chicks and others are on a mission to kick President Bush out of the White House. They're touring through swing states to spread their anti-Bush message.
  • Entering the belly of The BEAST. My day with Hillary

    08/13/2003 10:35:48 AM PDT · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 390 replies · 2,516+ views
    Today was a very special day. I had the supreme opportunity to meet Hillary Rottenbottom at Miejer's Thrifty Acres, in Auburn Hills, Michigan. I arrived around 10:30 am, for her 11:00 am book signing. The parking lot was packed. I went into the store and was confronted by a sea of overweight housewives in white T shirts and shorts. You would have thought that this was an e-ticket ride for DisneyWorld. Fanny packs abound. The line wound around the perimeter of the store. Hundreds upon hundreds of clones. All so very excited. They were there to meet their Queen. I...
  • TCM Remembers Ronald Reagan - 6/10/2004

    06/10/2004 6:29:23 AM PDT · by holymoly · 5 replies · 320+ views
    Turner Classic Movies ^ | June 10, 2004 | TCM
    On Thursday, June 10th, Turner Classic Movies will alter its programming in order to honor actor and former President Ronald Reagan with a 15-film tribute.
  • Classic View Wrong, Scientists Say, Huge Pots Of Magma Not Brewing Under Most Volcanoes

    04/26/2004 4:36:22 PM PDT · by blam · 15 replies · 226+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-26-2004 | Univ North Carolina
    Source: University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill Date: 2004-04-26 Classic View Wrong, Scientists Say, Huge Pots Of Magma Not Brewing Under Most Volcanoes CHAPEL HILL -- About 75,000 years ago, some scientists say, the last truly colossal volcanic eruption on Earth came close to wiping out all the primates, including humans. That eruption occurred when the Toba volcano in Indonesia exploded in an almost unbelievably shattering display. Other people with a flare for the dramatic warn that a supervolcano underlying Yellowstone National Park could erupt in the not-so-distant future and push humanity to the verge of extinction. University of...
  • Manifesto of the "Futurist" Painters (Why our Artistic Culture is in ruin)!

    04/01/2004 6:16:56 PM PST · by vannrox · 13 replies · 400+ views
    Futurism ^ | FR Post 4-1-2004 | Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Luigi Russolo, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini
    Futurism was an international art movement founded in Italy in 1909. It was (and is) a refreshing contrast to the weepy sentimentalism of Romanticism. The Futurists loved speed, noise, machines, pollution, and cities; they embraced the exciting new world that was then upon them rather than hypocritically enjoying the modern world?s comforts while loudly denouncing the forces that made them possible. Fearing and attacking technology has become almost second nature to many people today; the Futurist manifestos show us an alternative philosophy. Too bad they were all Fascists. TO THE YOUNG ARTISTS OF ITALY! The cry of rebellion which...