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  • Beauty and the Beast producer Jack Morrissey tweets THREAT to Covington kids (truncated)

    01/21/2019 10:37:21 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 14 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 1/21/19 | Sam J
    Nothing like seeing a bunch of supposed adults talking all big and bad about physically harming a group of high school kids. Like Jack Morrissey. Full transparency, we’d never heard of this guy Twitter saw fit to verify, but doing a quick search it turns out he’s a co-producer on the remake of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Dude produced a movie that would fall into the ‘family’ genre and tweets crap like this:
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/21/2019 6:24:55 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 1/21/2019 | myself
    Its Swingin' Monday and we have another visit from Luke Wills' Rhythm Busters and their 1948 recording of The Fly In My Ointment. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/21/2019 2:46:58 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 13 replies
    1/21/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram TX LKESPUASUM SFVTUNX, CZRSPMD HKUMPTHMX. PKUTCN PSTLTU You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me a private reply if you need a hint for today’s Cryptogram....
  • By Banishing the Work of Great Artists We Are Punishing Everyone

    01/20/2019 3:13:37 PM PST · by jocon307 · 12 replies
    I have a new fear. And this one’s a doozy. Having weathered more than one social-­media s- -t storm, I’m one column away from the round of mob opprobrium that sinks my career for good. A single unacceptable sentiment, a word usage misconstrued, a sentence taken out of context suffices these days to implode a reputation decades in the making and to trigger ­McCarthyite blacklisting. But that isn’t the fear in its entirety. Suppose a perceived violation of progressive orthodoxy translates into the kind of institutional cowardice on display in the forced resignation of Ian Buruma from The New York Review...
  • 'SNL' Kool-Aid Man Sketch Parodies Gillette Toxic Masculinity Ad

    01/20/2019 11:30:38 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 7 replies
    Fortune ^ | 1/20/19 | By Veronica Neto
    This week’s Saturday Night Live episode, hosted by Rachel Brosnahan, featured a Kool-Aid parody of Gillette’s Super Bowl “We Believe” ad, which sparked controversy when the commercial addressed issues concerning toxic masculinity. The sketch opens up with an ’80s-themed ad featuring two teenage boys talking about how thirsty they are after a basketball practice. The Kool-Aid man then bursts through a wall with a jug of Kool-Aid saying his signature “Oh yeah!” while the excited boys say “I wanna be like Kool-Aid!”
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/20/2019 5:38:59 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 16 replies
    1/20/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram SN ZHAU AONJB EHC ZTLYA EONLVF, YNIJUN EHC YTAJDCNNZNLUA RELNAUVF, IHU JVSJFA OHCAHN AEVTYJCTUF. YELJVY UCHZO You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own.   The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me a...
  • The 12 Best Country Songs of All Time

    01/19/2019 5:26:56 PM PST · by jazusamo · 273 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 19, 2019 | Chris Queen
    Country music is the most American of musical idioms, alongside jazz. With a longer history than rock and roll or hip-hop, country has produced a powerful pantheon of memorable artists, albums, and songs. Growing up, I pretended not to like country music, even though it was the music I heard my dad listen to the most (while my mom turned me on to the incredible pop and rock of the ‘60s and ‘70s). Nowadays, I’ve shaken that youthful pretension and will admit to enjoying most types of country’s many subgenres. I also have to admit that compiling a list...
  • Seals and Crofts: Remembering a musical plea for life

    01/19/2019 10:30:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/19/2019 | By John Stonestreet and Roberto Rivera
    Jim Seals and Dash Crofts, March 16, 1975. | Warner Brothers Records/Public DomainThis month marks the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion-on-demand the law of the land. It also marks the 45th anniversary of what is arguably the most courageous act in pop culture history.In the early 1970s, the Texas-born duo of Jim Seals and Dash Crofts was at the peak of their popularity. After spending a few years in a band with Glen Campbell, among others, they began to perform under the name “Seals and Croft.”It took a few years, but eventually they hit it big....
  • Toby Keith - Don't Let the Old Man In

    01/19/2019 8:00:28 AM PST · by Twotone · 13 replies
    YouTube/email ^ | December 6, 2018 | Toby Keith
    I thought this was worth sharing. It starts with Toby Keith playing golf with Clint Eastwood. That sets the stage. At one point, Eastwood said to Keith, I turn 88 on Monday. What are you going to do? Keith asked. I'm going to shoot a movie, Eastwood replied, with filming scheduled to begin the following week. What keeps you going? Keith asked him? I get up every day and don't let the old man in, Eastwood said. I'm writing this down right now, Keith replied. Keith didn't ask him if he could contribute a song, Keith just went home and...
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/19/2019 4:00:41 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 14 replies
    1/19/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram KFO XNV KE HNMQ N HEEP LOUGKNKMEQ MZ KE OQPONJEL KE RO XFNK VEG POZMLO KE NUUONL. ZEILNKOZ You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/18/2019 6:11:57 AM PST · by cowpoke · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/18/2019 | myself
    TGIFF! Its Fiddle Friday and we have Canadian fiddler Carl Elliott with Blind Man's Reel. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/18/2019 5:57:05 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 15 replies
    1/18/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram UI EPJ JIV, LJ LUWW NJDJDSJN IFE EPJ LFNVY FX FBN JIJDUJY, SBE EPJ YUWJIRJ FX FBN XNUJIVY. DZNEUI WBEPJN TUIA KN Since many of you are knocking down everything I'm throwing at you, getting these almost routinely under 4 minutes, I’m offering an added CHALLENGE on today’s puzzle. See if you can solve one sentence at a time, i.e. solve the entire first line, before going to the second line etc. You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/17/2019 7:42:45 AM PST · by cowpoke · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/17/2019 | myself
    Today we feature Cowboy Copas with his version of Crazy Over You recorded in 1947. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • Toto's 'Africa' to play 'for eternity' in Namibia desert

    01/17/2019 7:41:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | January 15, 2019 | Tara John
    Toto's "Africa" has come home, so to speak, thanks to an installation by an artist who plans to play the song on loop in a Namibian desert -- for eternity. German-Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up the sound installation, called "Toto Forever," in an undisclosed location in the 1,200 mile-long Namib Desert. 'A ridiculous gesture': Ai Weiwei slams Trump's border wall, reconsiders US move The desert, on the west coast of Southern Africa, is around 55 million years old -- making it the world's oldest desert and the "perfect spot" for his work, Siedentopf, 27, told CNN in an...
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    01/17/2019 5:53:43 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 18 replies
    Today’s Cryptogram URQ BKUTIU TI VXURTVH STURXMU URQ HTNU, YMU URQ HTNU TI VXURTVH STURXMU SXKF. QDTPQ OXPB You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram) Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. Send me a private...
  • Stan Kenton - Malaguena

    01/16/2019 7:32:27 PM PST · by real saxophonist · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | 26 May 2011
    watch Or listen.
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    01/16/2019 2:38:16 PM PST · by cowpoke · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/16/2019 | myself
    A little late today but we bring you a Country Classic with Carl Smith's 1952 recording of Don't Just Stand There. We have 9 videos of Smith on Ranch Radio, with tunes like You Are The One, Hey Joe, Cut Across Shorty and Tomorrow Night. THE WESTERNER https://thewesterner.blogspot.com/
  • The "Piattuino" (Piattuino technical presentation)

    01/16/2019 1:14:45 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 6, 2019 | Hans
    This presentation shows the technical concept of Hans' musical instrument robot, the Piattuino. The name is a synthesis of the Italian word “Piatto” (means plate) and “Arduino”, the famous open source hardware (micro controller) platform. Hans shows you how he started this project and explains the principal schematics of the Piattuino controller. Finally, you can hear some song examples.
  • Video shows people twerking on top of moving SUV on busy Interstate [Not FL]

    01/16/2019 12:33:50 PM PST · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    www.wfla.com ^ | 01/16/2018 | Staff
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (WCMH) – Video from a Missouri freeway shows two people ‘twerking’ on top of a moving vehicle. It happened Monday during rush hour in St. Louis. Video shows two people dancing on top of a Suburban. Another person is halfway out a window recording everything. The woman who recorded the video told KSDK she did not call police, but hoped posting the video to social media would lead someone to recognize the people. Police call this kind of behavior a safety hazard. “They could fall off of the car and cause other drivers to wreck. It’s a...
  • Love Has No Pride (Linda Ronstadt, live at the Tennessee State Prison)

    01/16/2019 10:14:08 AM PST · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/20/2010 | davearies11
    From the TV special "A Concert Behind Prison Walls" hosted by Johnny Cash, taped in 1976 in the Tennessee State Prison, and first broadcast in 1977. Linda's backup band consists of Andrew Gold, Kenny Edwards, and Dan Dugmore. Not sure who the drummer is.Love Has No Pride (Linda Ronstadt, live at the Tennessee State Prison)