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The Day the Music Died +62 years

On this day in 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash outside Clear Lake, Iowa in Rock ‘n Roll’s first tragedy. Thanks to Don McLean’s 1971 hit song, “American Pie,” the event has come to be known as The Day the Music Died. I try to […]

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Why we all need subtitles now

“It’s not you — TV dialogue has gotten harder to hear.” Edward Vega at Vox: Have you ever been watching a show or movie, and then a character delivers a line so unintelligible you have to scramble to find the remote and rewind? For me, this moment came during the climax of the Pete Davidson […]

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Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of the King of Rock ‘n Roll, dies

Priscilla Presley: It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known. R.I.P.

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Bad Santa 2

Willie: [to Thurman] Now listen, here’s how it works. She’s gonna pull her rig off and she’s gonna get on all-fours. Then you stand behind her and drop your rig. Now you’re gonna see somethin’ that looks like some kind of Japanese food – it ain’t, so don’t eat it – that’s the bullseye. Then […]

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Bad Santa

Willie: What is it with you, anyway? Somebody drop you on your fucking head? Kid: On my head? Willie: Well, yeah. What, are they gonna drop you on somebody else’s head? Kid: How can they drop me onto my own head? Willie: No, not onto your… Would… God damn it! Are you fucking with me? […]

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Happy Festivus!

Happy Festivus everyone! Happy Festivus!

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People: Those We Lost in 2022

Tough year. Particularly tough for me was Taylor Hawkins. I’ve been a Foo Fighter fan for years and years. In fact, I couldn’t listen to Foo Fighters music from the time I learned of Taylor Hawkins’ death, until the London tribute concert — 5 and a half months. Gone, but not forgotten.

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I don’t know.

E: I have a feeling we’re in the same boat Marshall. You owe a lot? Marshall: This woman– she… follows me everywhere, won’t leave me alone. [waitress brings his drink] Thanks. Waitress: You’re welcome. Marshall: Just… can’t believe this is actually happening. Two days ago, I had a good life, and now I’m being fucked […]

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Life’s this game of inches

I don’t know what to say, really. Three minutes till biggest battle of our professional lives. All comes down to today. And either we heal as a team, or we’re gonna crumble. Inch by inch, play by play, till we’re finished. We’re in hell right now, gentlemen. Believe me. And, we can stay here, get […]

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The Greatest Run of Super Bowl Halftime Shows

I may be showing my age, but there’s no question that the greatest run of Super Bowl Halftime Shows happened from 2005 — 2010 (Super Bowls XXIX — XLIV). This run included the following artists: Paul McCartney The Rolling Stones Prince Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band The Who […]

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