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by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Podcasts
Replies: 1011
Views: 110670

Re: Podcasts

A podcast I listen to, Friendly Fire (3 guys talking about one war movie a week), has been cancelled.

One of the hosts, John Roderick, was the 'Bean Dad' that was the Twitter scandal a couple of weeks ago.
by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 2122
Views: 141528

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

EnochRoot wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:28 pm
Seriously though, what (if any) TV show theme songs would you rank higher? I got Rockford Files and White Shadow.
Terrible show...great theme song...

by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 2122
Views: 141528

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread



Barney Miller was such a great show.
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WTF America's Cup Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 5189

Re: The WTF America's Cup Thread

After a few delays due to shifty breeze, good race going on (NBCSN) right now between Luna Rossa and the Brits.
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 1359

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020

However, any time someone "comes out of nowhere" to contend in an event and becomes an instant story that requires a profile, it gets tougher. Even a Zoom is made a little harder due to time zone differences in these cases. AKA the 'Rulon Gardner' effect... ETA: And writing that name made me rememb...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cord cutting?
Replies: 283
Views: 21449

Re: Cord cutting?

Just saw this.. NBC Plans To Shutter NBC Sports Network By End Of Year NBC has told distributors and some sports leagues that it plans to shut down its NBCSN sports channel by the end of the year. NBC’s most recent affiliate deals with Charter and Dish Network do not include carriage for NBCSN beyon...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 5089
Views: 326787

Re: Random Politics

Anytime some Con wants to suggest that America is a meritocracy, remember to point out that Madison Cawthorn: * lost the ability to walk because he didn’t use a seat belt, * didn’t get into his first choice of colleges, * dropped out of college because he partied too hard, * was credibly accused of...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hank Aaron
Replies: 39
Views: 299

Re: Hank Aaron

Which led me to find his email address and fire off a fire-and-brimstone angry tirade, which to his credit, he actually responded to. Dear Young Davy, Fuck you. Sincerely, Mike Gallagher Pretty much. I think I wrote back saying 'Lots of people think you're an asshole, but they probably don't threat...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 5089
Views: 326787

Re: Random Politics

A take-down of new FoxNews Star/CongressMan Madison Cawthorn and his claims of being a Para-Athlete. The Ignominious Deceits of Congressman Cawthorn Cawthorn frequently said on social media that he was “training” for the Paralympic Games. Technically, such a statement could be true—but only in the s...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hank Aaron
Replies: 39
Views: 299

Re: Hank Aaron

I was only 9 at the time, but I definitely remember watching on TV when he broke the record. https://twitter.com/MLBVault/status/1352658133664071681?s=20 RIP Hammering Hank... On a side note...a number of years ago, I heard right-wing radio doofus Mike Gallagher saying that Henry Aaron was ungratefu...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Anything new around here?
Replies: 13
Views: 230

Re: Anything new around here?

Doc...welcome home!
by DaveInSeattle
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

Interspersing bits from americans helping out and then having them throw it to the musical acts has been effective and moving. Someone in the Biden WH knows how to do 21st century media, imagry, and messaging effectively. They really do. The convention was really well done as well (I thought). I wi...
by DaveInSeattle
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

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I'm watching the Inauguration Event...someone get Tom Hanks a hat!

And Foo Fighters sounded great.
by DaveInSeattle
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

Wonder how all the Qanon folks are coping with all this...

by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Nice piece by Daniel Dale on the 4+ years of being the Trump fact-checker...

by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

ETA: Oh yeah, and he actively fought testing, because "it will make my numbers look bad." He would fucking rather have the disease run rampant and nobody know who had it than test people to isolate them to prevent the spread. He openly said, for months, he cared more about "his numbers" than lives ...
by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 592

Re: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread

degenerasian wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:24 am
I'm curious if sending dick pics has ever worked for anyone to get the girl.
Definitely not after 60+ ignored previous messages.
by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season
Replies: 38
Views: 621

Re: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season

Cool story about new assistant coach for Memphis. She Thought the Grizzlies Wanted Hiring Advice. They Wanted Her. The women’s basketball team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology knew something was up when Sonia Raman, the coach with the most wins in the program’s history, organized a video...
by DaveInSeattle
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 90s Diss Track - Range Life vs You Get What You Give
Replies: 32
Views: 675

Re: 90s Diss Track - Range Life vs You Get What You Give

rass wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:44 pm
Bernie would have gotten Pavement

The story behind Biden picking this song:

by DaveInSeattle
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WTF America's Cup Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 5189

Re: The WTF America's Cup Thread

Sorry about the size of this image, but here's the hull damage:

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by DaveInSeattle
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WTF America's Cup Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 5189

Re: The WTF America's Cup Thread

Prada Cup racing, to select the Challenger that will go against ETNZ, started a couple of days ago. After getting smoked in the pre-Christmas races, the British boat has figured out their foil configuration, and have been dominate. And the Americans are all of a sudden the slow boat of the 3. Then t...
by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 3214
Views: 225075

Re: Movies

We watched 'First Cow' last night and liked it a lot. Not quite sure about the ending though.... I mean...we didn't NEED to see what happened to know what happened at the end, but it was just strange how all of a sudden it was over. One comment after it was over...how bad did everyone smell back the...
by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 5089
Views: 326787

Re: Random Politics

This story about the W.Va lawmaker that was arrested after being at the 1/6 Riot: Before he stormed the Capitol, ex-W.Va. lawmaker harassed women at an abortion clinic Derrick Evans walked with his phone out in front of him, camera facing forward, as he advanced on the patient in the abortion clini...
by DaveInSeattle
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 5089
Views: 326787

Re: Random Politics

This story about the W.Va lawmaker that was arrested after being at the 1/6 Riot: Before he stormed the Capitol, ex-W.Va. lawmaker harassed women at an abortion clinic Derrick Evans walked with his phone out in front of him, camera facing forward, as he advanced on the patient in the abortion clinic...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:36 pm
psunate77 wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:21 pm
Have any of y'all found out what name or word that is before the "NOW" in the top line?
Looks like Colson/Cohen...something like that.
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 3612
Views: 74266

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

The GF's younger brother's latest illustration for the NY Times: https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p526x296/138463744_3529473087147923_1047375730929874522_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=2&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=TEDvLrR-gWQAX_rTWha&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&tp=6&oh=8d5bea82e9078087200304d180f4b2bc...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

degenerasian wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:55 pm
I actually could only ever seeing her running on the Democrat side, and they would take her. Reclamation project. She was just a progressive trapped on that evilness of that family. She would get chewed up by Republicans fast.
Yeah....no fucking way that happens.
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

She’s the Trump kid I hate the most. The sons are assholes, but they’re also stupid. She’s actually average intelligence, so her turpitude is worse. Frankly, I think you're giving her too much credit. I don't even think she's even average intelligence, but she has more emotional intelligence than h...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16637

Re: Long Reads

P.D.X. wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:57 pm
That's hilarious. I have a few buddies that are in a Greeley-smell text alert group.
Being a huge flaming asshole is quite a business model.

I looked at their website (I'd never heard of the company). Looks like totally standard issue snowboard gear, and way over priced.
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16637

Re: Long Reads

Got this link from the Men In Blazers newsletter... Trolling the Great Outdoors For David Lesh, the smell of Greeley has often prompted him to fly his single-engine airplane from Denver up to the mountains, to work and play in the snow. Lesh, who is thirty-five, has been skiing in the Colorado Rocki...
by DaveInSeattle
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Not related to the mayhem at the Capitol...but have to say this: Fuck the entire Trump Family from now into eternity. (Ok...maybe not Barron. Maybe he'll do something to redeem himself). The $3,000-a-month toilet for the Ivanka Trump/Jared Kushner Secret Service detail Instructed not to use any of t...
by DaveInSeattle
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 1013
Views: 32870

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

(and yes, he's 18, but in Wisconsin 18 year olds can drink in a bar if their parents are with them) What?!?!? And of course, hanging out in a bar with no mask during a pandemic. Its even worse... Kyle Rittenhouse flashed hate symbols, posed with Proud Boys in a Wisconsin bar, prosecutors say Shortl...
by DaveInSeattle
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 1214
Views: 117026

Re: Twitter

Great story about Kris Kristofferson...

by DaveInSeattle
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 1214
Views: 117026

Re: Twitter

by DaveInSeattle
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 1038
Views: 72424

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

sancarlos wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:11 pm
Yes, Lily can get it. I wish she'd get it with me.
She does have a name: Milana Vayntrub

She's been a guest on Doug Loves Movies a few times, and is pretty fun from what I remember.
by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 1038
Views: 72424

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Girlfriend's daughter (who's done modelling in the past) got an offer to do a Jeep TV commercial. Its for an stunning amount of money.
by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Pence Reached His Limit With Trump. It Wasn’t Pretty. The whole story is astonishing (but not surprising)...but this is the money graf... “You can either go down in history as a patriot,” Mr. Trump told him, according to two people briefed on the conversation, “or you can go down in history as a pu...
by DaveInSeattle
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29454

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

So the Zip Tie guy used to be a bartender at Kid Rock's place in Nashville...