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  • MTV Classic debuts August 1 with top shows from the 90s

    07/30/2016 10:58:39 AM PDT · by BBell · 29 replies
    http://www.metrotimes.com ^ | 7/29/16 | Alexandra Fluegel
    <p>It's 2016, which means the 90s are officially a 'classic' era. (Just take Detroit's newest 'throwback' station 105.1 for example.) And since youthful millennials can't get enough of high-waisted shorts and neon, the media overlords at Viacom have made the wise decision to switch VH1 Classic which primarily broadcast a variety of mainstream rock/adult hits (whatever that means) mix of videos and concerts from the 70s through the mid-1990s (before they went to shit) to MTV Classic.</p>
  • Pink Floyd / The Early Years 1965-1972: dream 27-disc box set coming in Nov

    07/29/2016 1:33:27 PM PDT · by Sheapdog · 26 replies
    Super Deluxe Edition ^ | July 28, 2016 | Paul Sinclair
    The box set to rule them all – Pink Floyd overdose! The Early Years 1965 – 1972 is a brand new, mammoth 27-disc Pink Floyd box set that frees over 25 hours of audio and visual material from the band’s archive to deliver a deluxe package that features unreleased tracks, BBC Radio Sessions, remixes, outtakes and alternative versions, live and TV performances and original quad mixes.. Packaged in an extravagant seven individual book-style volumes the content includes over 20 unreleased songs, more than 7 hours of previously unreleased live audio and over 5 hours of rare concert footage, along with...
  • Cavs win 2016 NBA Finals Championship!

    06/19/2016 8:26:11 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 155 replies
    WEWS ^ | 6/19/16
    BLOG: After 52 years, Cavs win NBA Finals Championship The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated defending champions Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Game 7 of the NBA Finals for the first title in franchise history.
  • The 10 best ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes (SyFy Twilight Zone Marathon all day)

    01/01/2016 12:08:37 PM PST · by Bender2 · 137 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12=31-2015 | Michael Starr
    The 10 best "Twilight Zone" episodes by Michael Starr "A Game of Pool" (Originally aired Oct. 13, 1961) "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” (Originally aired March 4, 1960) "It's a Good Life" (Originally aired Nov. 3, 1961) "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" (Originally aired Oct. 11, 1963) "The Fever" (Originally aired Jan. 29, 1960) "Living Doll" (Originally aired Nov. 1, 1963) "Twenty Two" (Originally aired Feb. 10, 1961) "And When the Sky Was Opened" (Originally aired Dec. 11, 1959) "Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?" (Originally aired May 26, 1961) "A Piano in the House" (Originally aired Feb....
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas — Choir of Wells Cathedral

    12/29/2015 5:08:58 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Choir of Wells Cathedral
    The Choir of Wells Cathedral, Somerset, under the direction of Malcolm Archer, perform the Christmas carol 'The 12 Days of Christmas'. Lyrics (Condensed): On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... Twelve Drummers Drumming Eleven Pipers Piping Ten Lords-a-Leaping Nine Ladies Dancing Eight Maids-a-Milking Seven Swans-a-Swimming Six Geese-a-Laying Five Gold Rings Four Colly (Calling) Birds Three French Hens Two Turtle Doves And a Partridge in a Pear Tree!
  • Safe House bar, restaurant creator Dave Baldwin dies (WI)

    12/21/2015 11:27:54 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 12-21-15 | Mary spicuzza
    Hail to the Chief. Dave Baldwin, the mastermind behind Milwaukee's legendary spy-themed bar and restaurant the Safe House, died Sunday, his wife, Shauna Singh Baldwin, said. Baldwin had just retired this summer after nearly 50 years devoted to celebrating the spy craft. In June, at age 84, he sold the Safe House to the Milwaukee-based Marcus Corp., but it remains true to his vision. With its entry tucked away on an alley off E. Wells St., the Safe House honors a type of 1960s Hollywood image of secret agents and spies. Passwords, secret doorways, spy memorabilia and a booth that...
  • See the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise in 271 357 photos

    08/14/2015 7:08:41 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 17 replies
    Autoweek ^ | 8/14/15 | Andrew Stoy
    Our man on Woodward Avenue is shooting everything, and we'll be updating all weekend In past years, we've broken our Woodward Dream Cruise photos into chunks, showing you imports, Fords, Chevys, Mopars and just plain weird stuff in individual galleries. This year, we're covering the "world's largest one-day car show" a little differently: Call it the "shotgun approach." We'll put up as many huge galleries as our servers will handle, and you can sort through the insanity any way you like. As for captions that specifically identify each car ... maybe we'll get to that after the event. There's also...
  • 1.5 million people expected at Woodward Dream Cruise, world's largest one-day auto event

    08/13/2015 10:00:20 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 21 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | David Muller
    DETROIT, MI - Engines are roaring, cool cars are cruising and people from Ortonville to Sterling Heights and beyond are already lining Woodward Avenue for Saturday's 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise, billed as the world's largest one-day auto event. Some people are coming just for a few hours at a time to see the sights and sounds, others are even selling their own cruisers. Vinnie Garafalo has his 1967 Ford Galaxie convertible parked along Woodward near a gas station in Royal Oak, where he and a group of others known as the "No Name Car Club" are taking in the scene....
  • Apple IIgs System 6.0.2 Update Rolls Out After 22 Years - No Kidding LINK

    07/17/2015 10:12:48 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 15 replies
    The Mac Observer ^ | Jul 17th, 2015 | By Jeff Gamet
    Only 22 years after its last update Apple IIgs System 6.0.1 is getting a new update. The version 6.0.2 update added support for Apple's Ethernet for Appletalk card, fixed an HFS bug that could lead to file corruption, fixed PASCL.FST and DOS33.FST bugs, addressed bugs in TextEdit, Font Manager, and Window Manager, and the list goes on. What makes this so cool is that it's Apple IIgs fans who created the update. The IIgs was a great cross-over machine in its time because it also supported Apple IIe software and offered multimedia support you couldn't find on other computers....
  • 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 Bunkers 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 infor 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 comedythat 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=mo, 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 Harvards 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. . 1:18 THE FORERUNNER 1:911 THE BAPTISM: WITH WATER 1:12, 13. THE TEMPTATION: (WILDERNESS) 1:1420 THE KINGDOM } PROCLAIMED 1:218:30. THE KING 8:3110:52 THE KING } REJECTED 11:114:25 THE KINGDOM 14:2642. THE AGONY: IN THE GARDEN 14:4316:14. THE BAPTISM: OF SUFFERING (DEATH, BURIAL, AND RESURRECTION). 16:1520. 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 · 330 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 Esterhzy 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 Esterhza, where his employer Prince Nikolaus Esterhzy 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)...