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Forum: Police Blotter 17 February 2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By ASL
Icon18 Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie...

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack (https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/16/entertainment/jussie-smollett-attack/index.html)

The "weird hedging" just got a whole lot...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 February 2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By ASL
United States Ah yes, 2004, when we were supposed to believe...

Ah yes, 2004, when we were supposed to believe that a decorated war hero was a coward and a traitor while some guy who used his father's wealth and connections to pull an abbreviated stint in the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 February 2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By ASL
Icon18 I heard LaRouche was pronounced dead ten years...

I heard LaRouche was pronounced dead ten years ago as a way to discredit him, but that he still isn't really dead. And he's only eighty-two. So, #FakeNews is what I have to say about this latest...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 February 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By ASL
Read This! That is, I believe, a different phenomenon of...

That is, I believe, a different phenomenon of deliberately made knock-offs rather than competing films of comparable (or even nearly comparable) quality/effort from different producers. There is a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 February 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By ASL
This is among the reasons why I recommend viewing...

This is among the reasons why I recommend viewing the Netflix documentary first. Anyway, made with an (in places unsavory) agenda != scam.

And while weíre on the list of similar films that came...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 February 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By ASL
According to Doc Brown of Back to the Future II,...

According to Doc Brown of Back to the Future II, they were supposed to have abolished all lawyers by now. Maybe he’s commenting from an alternative timeline where that holds true?
Forum: SLC 13 February 2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
I’m reminded of how the titular character in...

I’m reminded of how the titular character in Johnny Got His Gun wanted to be put on display, like in a freak show. The brass didn’t go for it, of course. Still, I really digged Donal Sutherland's...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 February 2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By ASL
Is this a prequel to Rebel in the Rye? In that it...

Is this a prequel to Rebel in the Rye? In that it takes place in the same universe and will also suck?
Forum: Business Bytes 12 February 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 37,599
Posted By ASL
Reading Hidden city ticketing makes the news again:...

Hidden city ticketing makes the news again: Lufthansa sues passenger who missed his flight (https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/lufthansa-sues-passenger-scli-intl/index.html).


The article also...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 February 2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By ASL
So you’re saying you’d like to see sometching...

So you’re saying you’d like to see sometching like this Consumer Probe skit from SNL, but slightly more sincere on the part of the sleazy guy defending it?
...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
TV No. No you’re not. But I’m sick like that.

No. No you’re not. But I’m sick like that.
Forum: SLC 10 February 2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
The test is pretty simple. Were they alive when...

The test is pretty simple. Were they alive when the other person was alive? If no, then they couldn’t possibly have known them. Guaranteed any children now living fall into that category for both...
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 February 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 43,634
Posted By ASL
Well, she claimed to have paid that money to her...

Well, she claimed to have paid that money to her workers. I’m happy to believe she did, but not enough to donate or encourage others to donate money over it. I’m jaded like that.
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 February 2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,138
Posted By ASL
You know who had a really badass circa 1990's...

You know who had a really badass circa 1990's webpage (http://www.angelfire.com/nb/novemberbravo/index.html)?
Forum: SLC 09 February 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Jolly Roger Don’t you see? You’re only making my point. These...

Don’t you see? You’re only making my point. These children don’t know any of the dead. It’s a religion. A religion based on death and a veneration of the dead. It’s not about catharsis or shared...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 February 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,138
Posted By ASL
Reading Lacks authenticity. No midi on auto play.

Lacks authenticity. No midi on auto play.
Forum: SLC 09 February 2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Australia See, I take the exact opposite stance compared to...

See, I take the exact opposite stance compared to most, or at least the loudest, veterans (the sort of veterans who demand everyone drop everything for a moment of silence to remember someone they...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Icon106 Havenít you ever heard And the Band Played...

Havenít you ever heard And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda?
Forum: SLC 09 February 2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Ponder Nope. Then I guess I’m not talking about...

Nope.


Then I guess I’m not talking about you. I’m talking about the people who think the music playing at the Cenotaph sure is pretty.


Quite possibly, yes. Particularly if you appreciate it...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
United Kingdom Honestly, I’m not a huge fan of how a sort of...

Honestly, I’m not a huge fan of how a sort of death cult has formed around Remembrance Day and, in the US, Memorial Day, either. Too much beauty to it. All the poppies, the wreath-layings, the...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
United States It sprung mind after seeing the documentary "They...

It sprung mind after seeing the documentary "They Shall Not Grow Old" is showing at a local theater. It strikes me as odd that poems, never mind the poets, that seem to glorify war should be used to...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Canada Well, it was a bit more complicated than that....

Well, it was a bit more complicated than that. Plus the author would nominally have been there due to Germany's refusal to respect Belgium's neutrality. How things would have played out with the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By ASL
Ponder Part of me wonders is if in some of the closer...

Part of me wonders is if in some of the closer decisions, thereís actually a wider margin among the conservative Justices who recognize that their personal views are in the wrong, at least as far as...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By ASL
Skull The line “They shall not grow old” always leaves...

The line “They shall not grow old” always leaves kind of a bad taste in my mouth. I understand it’s from a poem, but the way it’s pulled out to stand alone makes it sound like they ought to be...
Forum: Business Bytes 06 February 2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By ASL
Jolly Roger Worse, it reeks of an unregulated industry. The...

Worse, it reeks of an unregulated industry. The sort that libertarians flock to, then come crawling back from after slightly more savvy criminals take all their money. It’s a libertarian criminal's...
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