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  • Star Trek or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Self Destruct Sequence

    01/25/2023 8:21:12 PM PST · by conservativeimage · 9 replies
    Odysee ^ | 1/25/23 | The Professional Amateur
    What if no one canceled self destruct? Let That Be Your Last Battlefield aired 5 years after Dr. Strangelove. But notice the similar extreme zoom-ins to control panels and exterior shots. Was this episode a parody? This is my own edit mashup. I couldn’t find the original music score from the Kubrick film so I recomposed it by ear for this project.
  • Oscar Nominations: The Complete List Of Nominees

    01/25/2023 6:40:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    DEADLINE ^ | 01/25/2023
    When Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams dropped the nominations for the 95th Oscars on Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had for the first time in awhile the most wide open and competitive race in years. Oscars Snubs & Surprises: Tom Cruise, Viola Davis, Taylor Swift, David Bowie & Women Directors Spurned Fans of the underdog have rooting interest beyond the surprising and delightful nominations of Brian Tyree Henry’s Best Supporting Actor nom for the film Causeway, and Andrea Riseborough’s Best Actress turn in To Leslie, the latter the result of a grass-roots campaign waged by industry...
  • The Half Price Prince (vanity)

    01/25/2023 5:19:17 PM PST · by WeaslesRippedMyFlesh · 8 replies
    Reality ^ | 1/25/2023 | WRMF
    She's overbearing. He's oversharing.Love bombed by a pro narcissist, young prince Harry's low boundaries and empathic heart blinds him to the barbed hook in a dress and lets the devil herself strut through the front door.We join the story in progress...The kids, they might be his.She had the kids at 40, because she needed the prop. His royal family have pulled the shades.Her plan to leave him with the kids and the money going swimmingly.Get him to admit abuse in writing and on TV - CHECK Get him to taunt terrorists and put the kids in danger - CHECK Get...
  • On This Day in Music History: Joy Division Make Their Live Debut

    01/25/2023 1:46:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    American Songwriter ^ | January 25th, (1979) | Alli Patton
    On this day (Jan. 25) in 1978, Joy Division played their first live gig, a moment that is often credited with kicking off the post-punk era. The iconic, yet short-lived rock outfit – made up of frontman Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris – premiered their unique blend of moody punk-tinged, synth rock at Pips Discotheque in Manchester, England. Back then, Pips was the place to be, a hub where the ever-shifting culture of late 1970s Britain was continually being shaped. “Inside there were different sub-cultures all coming together,” an article from...
  • Marshall Tucker, Namesake of The Marshall Tucker Band, Dies at 99

    The man who gave the Marshall Tucker Band their name died at age 99 on Jan. 20. The Southern rock pioneers chose their moniker from a random discovery soon after they’d formed in 1972, as they confirmed in a social media post. “We are saddened to hear of the passing of someone very special to our hearts, for very obvious reasons,” the post read. “Our band’s namesake, Mr. Marshall Tucker, passed away peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 99. Though he was never a member of our band, we wouldn’t be here today without his historic name.” It continued:...
  • clown

    01/25/2023 1:23:52 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 7 replies
    Britannica ^ | 1/25/23 | Britannica
    clown, familiar comic character of pantomime and circus, known by distinctive makeup and costume, ludicrous antics, and buffoonery, whose purpose is to induce hearty laughter. The clown, unlike the traditional fool or court jester, usually performs a set routine characterized by broad, graphic humour, absurd situations, and vigorous physical action. The earliest ancestors of the clown flourished in ancient Greece—bald-headed, padded buffoons who performed as secondary figures in farces and mime, parodying the actions of more serious characters and sometimes pelting the spectators with nuts. The same clown appeared in the Roman mime, wearing a pointed hat and a motley...
  • American & Russian Supercomputers Become Friends, Impose World Peace By Nuking Cities(summary of the movie "Colossus, The Forbin Project"

    01/24/2023 12:10:29 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 21 replies
    Colossus, The Forbin Project ^ | 1970 | Movietella
    1970 science fiction thriller film starring Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert. Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners
  • I need Freeper help finding Fox News Live Streaming for free.

    01/23/2023 5:00:10 PM PST · by usurper · 53 replies
    Vanity
    Using a firestick I was getting it just fine on USATV247 until yesterday. Now it just says "we are closed". poof. Anyone have a link to another source. I like Tucker and Gutfield but I am afraid they have shut down my access.
  • "Your Feet's Too Big" - cover, by Yours Truly

    01/23/2023 1:42:10 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 12 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 1/23/23 | Written by A. Benson, F. Fisher; performance by Hopalong Ginsberg
    A cover I did for fun. New original song on Friday.
  • Chicken in Black

    01/23/2023 7:59:08 AM PST · by skr · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Johnny Cash
    Never saw this video or heard of this song before.
  • Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell

    01/21/2023 2:39:31 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 38 replies
    Joni Mitchell ^ | 1971 | Joni Mitchell
    I reuploaded this song from my old youtube account to this one. Hope you enjoy. I could'nt find an album version of this song on youtube so here it is. Subscribe and check out my channel for other videos including top 10 lists from the 60s and 70s
  • Did I Hear You Say You Love Me-Leonid and Friends

    01/21/2023 12:02:42 PM PST · by cyclotic · 5 replies
    Leonidandfriends.band ^ | 1/22/2023 | Leonid Vorobyev
    Many Freepers are fans of this incredible tribute band. Did I Hear You Say You Love Me is their first Stevie Wonder cover. Funk at it’s finest
  • Lionel Richie "Hello" Ultimate 80's Cheese

    01/21/2023 9:49:48 AM PST · by DallasBiff · 24 replies
    Lionel Richie ^ | 1983 | Lionel Richie
    Lionel Richie stalking a blind woman..the video its so bad its ALMOST good
  • Gisele Bundchen 'adores' her hunky jiu-jitsu instructor Joaquim Valente but they do not have a 'traditional dating scenario'

    01/21/2023 6:36:02 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 55 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | Jan 20, 2023 | Sameer Suri and Eve Buckland
    Gisele Bundchen is at the center of a swirl of rumors about the status of her relationship with her hunky jiu-jitsu instructor Joaquim Valente, whom she has holidayed to Costa Rica with multiple times. A source told People that 'Gisele adores and trusts [Joaquim] and has been spending a lot of time with him' but the duo are not in a 'traditional dating scenario.'
  • Pink Floyd Fans Suddenly Care About Rainbow Album Art: 'Lose the Wokeness'

    01/20/2023 2:23:56 PM PST · by Round Earther · 78 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 1/20/23 | Nick Mordowanec
    Some Pink Floyd fans are up in arms about the rainbow colors that have accompanied the band's classic Dark Side of the Moon album artwork for nearly five decades. The legendary music group announced Thursday that it was releasing a special 50th anniversary edition of what is already one of the best-selling albums of all time. The announcement was made on social media networks including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, featuring an adapted image of the iconic album cover with the prism and rainbow colors.
  • Jerry Blavat, the legendary disc jockey known as "The Geator with the Heater" and "The Boss with the Hot Sauce" has died

    01/20/2023 4:39:15 AM PST · by PhillyPhreeper · 19 replies
    6 ABC ^ | 1/20/2023
    PHILADELPHIA -- Jerry Blavat, the legendary disc jockey known as "The Geator with the Heater" and "The Boss with the Hot Sauce" has died, Action News has learned. He was 82. ......Born in South Philadelphia to a Jewish father and Italian mother, music ran through his veins from childhood. "The Geator" was widely known as one of the early rock-and-roll DJs who revolutionized the profession and developed the "oldies" format.
  • "Beck's Blues" - original blues, by Yours Truly

    01/20/2023 12:10:18 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 1/20/23 | me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    My latest song. Jeff Beck RIP.
  • DAVID CROSBY, DEAD AT 81

    01/19/2023 2:29:38 PM PST · by chuck allen · 196 replies
    TMZ.com ^ | 1/19/2022 | TMZ
    David Crosby, the singer, songwriter and guitarist and member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, has died. His wife, Jan Dance, told Variety Thursday, "It is with great sadness after a long illness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has passed away. He was lovingly surrounded by his wife and soulmate Jan and son Django. Although he is no longer here with us, his humanity and kind soul will continue to guide and inspire us." She continues, "His legacy will continue to live on through his legendary music. Peace, love, and harmony to all who knew David and...
  • Keeping the (English) Beat With Dave Wakeling

    01/18/2023 5:59:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Metro Silicon Valley ^ | Jan 18, 2023 | Bill Kopp
    Ska legends the English Beat bring two nights of shows to Menlo ParkWhen the English Beat hit the UK music scene in late ’70s, the Birmingham group found a huge audience with its mix of 2-tone/ska with elements of punk, reggae, pop, jazz and soul. Though the band took a quarter-century pause, today the band’s founding songwriter and guitarist, Dave Wakeling, leads a popular touring lineup, including two shows in Menlo Park this weekend. The English Beat were part of a ska wave that ruled the UK pop charts along with bands like the Selecter and the Specials. The latter...
  • Bill Maher Says Howard Stern Won’t ‘Ever Leave the House’ Due to Germaphobia

    01/18/2023 5:56:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 13, 2023 | Thomas Barrabi
    “Real Time” host Bill Maher questioned whether he would ever get a chance to hang out with Howard Stern in the post-pandemic era during a frank discussion about the legendary shock jock’s germaphobia. Maher discussed his mercurial relationship with Stern – and their differing approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic – during a conversation with comedian Kevin Nealon on an episode of his “Club Random” podcast this month. The HBO star said he’s unsure whether Stern will “ever leave the house” due to his well-documented fear of being exposed to the virus. “I have a long, storied history, ups and downs...