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Mid-Morning Art Thread

Absolon Normandy.jpg

Looking Seaward For The Boats, Normandy
John Absolon

Posted by: CBD at 09:30 AM




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1 Morning.

Not sure how I feel about this.

Posted by: Robert at June 06, 2023 09:30 AM (tdO9G)

2 so so

Posted by: rhennigantx at June 06, 2023 09:31 AM (BRHaw)

3 Speaking of Normandy...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 09:31 AM (LvTSG)

4 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:31 AM (Zz0t1)

5 Cartoonish.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:31 AM (Zz0t1)

6 I like it. Would hang.

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (B/X3r)

7 It would scarcely do her any good to look landward for the boats.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (DU+/6)

8 Nice pick for today.

Posted by: Tuna at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (gLRfa)

9 "Town Whore Awaiting Sailors"

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (Zz0t1)

10 Is she looking for the little man in the boat?

It's like i don't even know you people anymore.

Posted by: blaster at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (pwExq)

11 If she's waiting for the Normandy Beach Landing, she might want to move.

Things are about to get 'splodey soon...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (YIVH2)

12 ISWYDT

Posted by: Ruk at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (N3zMI)

13 John Absolon
Style: Romanticism
Genre: genre painting
Media: lithography
Location: Private Collection

Posted by: rhennigantx at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (BRHaw)

14 She is about to be shelled from a battleship and crusers

Posted by: Skip at June 06, 2023 09:32 AM (Mwud5)

15 Looksking for seamen?

Posted by: Popeye at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (9+hmT)

16 Pluskat!?

Posted by: BignJames at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (AwYPR)

17 Great choice for this date, Dildo!

Posted by: Bandersnatch at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (GzDfN)

18 Argh! Off sock!

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (N3zMI)

19 Absolon. Why does than name ring a bell?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (zZu0s)

20 Absolon. Why does than name ring a bell?
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (zZu0s)



4th grade math teacher?

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (Zz0t1)

21 She should probably take cover. There's about to be a pretty significant invasion - so significant that it was to be second only to the invasion of Japan that blessedly did not need to occur.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (DU+/6)

22 What in the world is she carrying?

Posted by: dantesed at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (88xKn)

23 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (/r29W)

24 Normandy on June 6th. Nice touch.

By the way, John has a long mustache.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (lf83v)

25 What in the world is she carrying?
Posted by: dantesed at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (88xKn)



Bangtent.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (Zz0t1)

26 19 Absolon. Why does than name ring a bell?
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (zZu0s)

=========

Absalom! Absalom! was a novel by William Faulkner.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (LvTSG)

27 23 What’s the big long thing by the basket?
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (/r29W)


John has a long mustache.

Posted by: blaster at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (pwExq)

28
Was this painted pre-, during or post-war?

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (x0n13)

29 This looks rather like a cover illustration for a book ca. 1910. Not a bad thing, mind.

I see Absolon died in 1895, so I'm only about 20 years off in that guess.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (J2vNu)

30 Hmm. Is this a painting, a watercolor or a colorized illustration? It looks like something John Leech would have drawn in the 1840s or 50s for Punch magazine.

I like it.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (AW0uW)

31 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (/r29W)

King size baguette.

Posted by: BignJames at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (AwYPR)

32 I think someone has wounded her heart with a monotonous languor.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (lf83v)

33 Whats that on top of the basket?

Posted by: rhennigantx at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (BRHaw)

34 Looking Seaward For The Boats, Normandy



Early warning system on the cheap.

Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (D4vK5)

35 28
Was this painted pre-, during or post-war?
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (x0n13)


1860. So just before the Civil War.

Posted by: blaster at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (pwExq)

36 Very nice. Thanks, CBD.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (AizHY)

37 Media: lithography

Ah. That explains why it looks the way it does.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (AW0uW)

38 Was this painted pre-, during or post-war?
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (x0n13)
++++
Artist died in 1895, so it was pre-war unless we decide to include the possibility that he faked his own death and was the oldest man in history (or that a time warp was involved).

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (DU+/6)

39

Early warning system on the cheap.
Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 09:36 AM (D4vK5)



The Lucille Ball WAAAH! alarm.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (Zz0t1)

40 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (/r29W)

Bangalore. Robert Mitchum is going to need it on the beach.

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (N3zMI)

41 Whats that on top of the basket?
Posted by: rhennigantx at June 06, 2023


***
It looks something like a folded-up stretcher, or a tent. Neither seems to fit the situation depicted here, though.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (J2vNu)

42 No happy little trees in this one.

Cause Absolon hated trees.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (/r29W)

43 38 Was this painted pre-, during or post-war?
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at June 06, 2023 09:35 AM (x0n13)
++++
Artist died in 1895, so it was pre-war unless we decide to include the possibility that he faked his own death and was the oldest man in history (or that a time warp was involved).
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (DU+/6)

========

*nods sagaciously*

We would have also accepted time traveler.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (LvTSG)

44 Czech Hedgehog needs some work.

Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (w9Wax)

45 Wiki says it lithography

Posted by: rhennigantx at June 06, 2023 09:38 AM (BRHaw)

46 Was this painted pre-, during or post-war?
Posted by: J.J. Sefton

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say not during.

Posted by: JT at June 06, 2023 09:38 AM (T4tVD)

47 Brandy, after work.

Posted by: Martini Farmer at June 06, 2023 09:39 AM (Q4IgG)

48 26 19 Absolon. Why does than name ring a bell?
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (zZu0s)

=========

Absalom! Absalom! was a novel by William Faulkner.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (LvTSG)


You guys.

Posted by: King Solomon at June 06, 2023 09:39 AM (PiwSw)

49
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say not during.
Posted by: JT at June 06, 2023 09:38 AM (T4tVD)



Unless there's a Normandy in Cape Cod.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:39 AM (Zz0t1)

50 Brandy is a fine girl

Posted by: Roy at June 06, 2023 09:39 AM (8rj+T)

51 There really is an artwork to go with anything.

Posted by: Kris at June 06, 2023 09:39 AM (OyyDO)

52 An interesting choice for D-Day.
I like it!

Posted by: redridinghood at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (NpAcC)

53 45 Wiki says it lithography
_________

Her name ith Lith?

Posted by: Mike Tyson at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (lf83v)

54 Nice... D-day remembrance. Too many have forgotten or not even been taught about it

Posted by: It's me donna at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (bs+z0)

55 Bombers missed a section of beach it looks like.

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (Vwz3I)

56 Painted in 1868, the baskets are fishing baskets.

Posted by: Piper at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (ZdaMQ)

57 She has breakfast for the troops coming
How nice of hrr

Posted by: Skip at June 06, 2023 09:40 AM (Mwud5)

58 I don't know why but I like the water crashing against the rock on the right.

And I think that's what bothers me about this piece. Needs more detail in the foreground.

Posted by: Robert at June 06, 2023 09:41 AM (tdO9G)

59 The beach looks undefended

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 09:41 AM (geLO8)

60 It looks something like a folded-up stretcher, or a tent. Neither seems to fit the situation depicted here, though.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 09:37 AM (J2vNu)
---
I'll say it's a hammock. She's going to relax on the beach later and read her favorite book, while sipping her favorite beverage...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 09:42 AM (YIVH2)

61 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (/r29W)

Either a small surfboard or a large skateboard.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at June 06, 2023 09:42 AM (ZCCyW)

62 She's a coast watcher. She's on her cell phone with the Germans.

And she's wearing first generation Crocs.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at June 06, 2023 09:42 AM (lf83v)

63 Michelle looked out seaward on that early June morning and said "Sacre bleu! Look at all those f*cking boats."

Posted by: Roy at June 06, 2023 09:42 AM (8rj+T)

64 This has the feel of a book illustration more than a stand alone painting. It is simple in execution (not a lot of fiddly detail) with a muted color scheme. It would print well in a book.

To me, the impact of the work is the timeless theme of women waiting for the return of their men. It could stand for Penelope longing for Odysseus or any wife who used the Widow's Walk on their whaling village home.

While I like this one, I prefer Absolon's landscapes for the greater detail he achieves, almost like a proto-Impressionism.

Posted by: JTB at June 06, 2023 09:42 AM (7EjX1)

65 It’s Matilda waiting for William the Conqueror to come back and take her to England.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (/r29W)

66 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

Meh. I've seen bigger.

Posted by: Sandra Fluke at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (AW0uW)

67 Looks to me like she is going to to get fish and has packed her lunch- bread, probably some cheese in there. As someone raised by a French person, this meal was multi-purpose, breakfast and lunch.

Posted by: Piper at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (ZdaMQ)

68
Paris >> Normandy - a limerick

A young girl from Alsace-Lorraine
Fished for hours without a net gain
I don't want to be pedantic
But why'd she fish in the Atlantic?
She must be crazy not to try in Seine!

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (991eG)

69 Ugh.

The artist isn't good enough to raise this many questions with his art. I tried but it just leaves me cold.

Posted by: creeper at June 06, 2023 09:44 AM (cTCuP)

70 She must be crazy not to try in Seine!
Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (991eG)

ISWYDT

Posted by: Roy at June 06, 2023 09:44 AM (8rj+T)

71 > What’s the big long thing by the basket?



That's what she said

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 09:44 AM (geLO8)

72 I kind of like this one. Her skirt looks a bit like a plastic laundry basket, however.

Posted by: scampydog at June 06, 2023 09:45 AM (2bFN5)

73 71 Missed opportunity for a Paolo sock.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:45 AM (/r29W)

74 She irons sea sheets by the seashore.

[Actually, I assume fishing nets on some type of frame behind the basket.]

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 09:45 AM (Vwz3I)

75 Brandy, after work.
Posted by: Martini Farmer at June 06, 2023


***
She left the bar early; it's still light. Or maybe this is at dawn after a long night of serving beer and whiskey to sailors.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 09:45 AM (J2vNu)

76 Notes from Victoria University
NotesDickes no. 189

After an original picture by John Absolon

Size of image: 15 x 20 cm

Disbound from People's Magazine, October 1, 1868.

A Normandy fisher-girl with nets and basket at her feet stands with her left hand on a rock, gazing out to sea. The coast line stretches out behind.

Posted by: Piper at June 06, 2023 09:46 AM (ZdaMQ)

77 She must be crazy not to try in Seine!
Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:43 AM (991eG)

In Sein (in the membrane).

*Cough*

Back on topic. I think I can agree with everyone this makes for a high quality book or magazine illustration. With that in mind I start to like it a lot more.

Posted by: Robert at June 06, 2023 09:46 AM (tdO9G)

78 Her name is Brandy. She's a fine girl.

Posted by: Sailors from the sea at June 06, 2023 09:46 AM (3Or4S)

79 Normandie.

Acht. Normandie.

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 09:46 AM (Vwz3I)

80 Is that her dainty underthings drying on the pole?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:46 AM (r+5Gi)

81 She's pining away for a fuzzy belly to rub.

Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (U2p+3)

82 We're all assuming she's a she.

We must respect her pronouns.

Posted by: Robert at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (tdO9G)

83 Starting last night, the YouTube channel WWII in Real Time is doing a DDay 24-hour special. The hosts are narrating the landings as they happened hour by hour beginning at midnight Normandy time. I caught the first part, but if it's anything like their Pearl Harbor special, it should be great.

Posted by: Kris at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (OyyDO)

84 What’s the big long thing by the basket?

---------

I thought those were her jugs, not a basket.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (sJSOG)

85 Does she have a gray streak in her hair, or is her hair just really shiny?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (/r29W)

86 79 years ago today Pappy Eromero's Normandy started. Those men were giants.

Posted by: Eromero at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (Uv0D2)

87 Oh, okay -- those are nets by the basket. So maybe this is early early morning, when the fish are numerous.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (J2vNu)

88 This is a very nice selection for the day. Very appropriate.

Posted by: Tom Servo at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (S6gqv)

89 The fish delivery is late so now she's on her cell demanding to speak to the manager.

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (N3zMI)

90 She's not dressed for surfing.

Posted by: redridinghood at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (NpAcC)

91 She's pining away for a fuzzy belly to rub.
Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 09:48 AM (U2p+3)

If she wants a fuzzy belly...

*Takes off shirt*

Posted by: Robert at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (tdO9G)

92 >Disbound from People's Magazine, October 1, 1868.

A Normandy fisher-girl with nets and basket at her feet stands with her left hand on a rock, gazing out to sea. The coast line stretches out behind.

Posted by: Piper


okay- nothing in that to indicate this painting represents 6/6/44

it's just a girl, looking out to sea

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (geLO8)

93 Lol BignJames, I was thinking Pluskat as well!

Posted by: Tom Servo at June 06, 2023 09:49 AM (S6gqv)

94 Size of image: 15 x 20 cm

---------

Wow, that's small. Explains why zooming for clarity and more detail failed ...

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 09:50 AM (sJSOG)

95 83 thank you @kris. I will turn this on and incorporate it into our lessons today (homeschool, not exercise)

Posted by: Piper at June 06, 2023 09:50 AM (ZdaMQ)

96 People Magazine was around in 1868?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:51 AM (/r29W)

97 >>79 Normandie.

Acht. Normandie.



Ich bin immer noch in der Normandie!

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 09:52 AM (geLO8)

98 ISWYDT
Posted by: Roy

********

Maybe you could give The James Madison a heads up, 'cause he won't get it.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:52 AM (991eG)

99 Disbound from People's Magazine, October 1, 1868.

Wait until you get an eyeful of the other pics in that collection...

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (r+5Gi)

100 okay- nothing in that to indicate this painting represents 6/6/44

it's just a girl, looking out to sea
Posted by: DB


Since John Absolon died in 1895, it's a pretty safe bet it doesn't represent 1944.

Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (D4vK5)

101 Ah, Viking Shield Maiden pining for the fjords.

Posted by: Puddinhead at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (LQjWA)

102 Wow, that's small. Explains why zooming for clarity and more detail failed ...
________

That's what she said.

Posted by: Repeating a Previous Cliche at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (lf83v)

103 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?

Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

104 Speaking of the Normandie. . .

https://tinyurl.com/5xxsrscd

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (AW0uW)

105 Normandy, you kissed me and stopped me from shakin’.

And I need yoooooooooooou…

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (/r29W)

106 98 ISWYDT
Posted by: Roy

********

Maybe you could give The James Madison a heads up, 'cause he won't get it.
Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:52 AM (991eG)

=========

I don't get it.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (LvTSG)

107 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)

108 95 83 thank you @kris. I will turn this on and incorporate it into our lessons today (homeschool, not exercise)
Posted by: Piper at June 06, 2023 09:50 AM (ZdaMQ)

I recommend that whole channel. They're narrating WWII week by week in real time. Their first series The Great War was fantastic.

Posted by: Kris at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (OyyDO)

109 It's the girl from Ipanema.

Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (D4vK5)

110 Canada's History Channel only showing two themed documentaries -- one on the snipers in Canada's Black Watch Royal Highlanders; and one called D-Day in 14 Stories with personal accounts of Canadian, British, America, French and German veterans.

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 09:55 AM (Vwz3I)

111 Not sure about this one. What is this style called? Not exactly realistic, but not exactly impressionistic either.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at June 06, 2023 09:55 AM (pohLc)

112 Normandy, you kissed me and stopped me from shakin’.
______

Wait, what?

Posted by: Michael J. Fox at June 06, 2023 09:55 AM (lf83v)

113 107 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)

And now we starch with the ironing puns!

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:55 AM (N3zMI)

114 Hey, who played this woman in the Longest Day?

Posted by: Voter theater. at June 06, 2023 09:56 AM (/5Who)

115 OK, work is coming in. Talk to you all later.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 09:56 AM (AW0uW)

116 James Doohan (Mr. Scott) lost a finger on D-Day. They had to use a substitute hand whenever they showed him working the transporter controls.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (/r29W)

117 Speaking of the Normandie. . .

https://tinyurl.com/5xxsrscd
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (AW0uW)

That was a beautiful ship. Burned and capsized at the dock in New York, early in WWII, I think. Sabotage?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (r+5Gi)

118 113 107 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)

She likes flat fish.

Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (U2p+3)

119 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon


********

Trying to smooth out the periwrinkles!

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 09:58 AM (991eG)

120 Canada's History Channel only showing two themed documentaries -- one on the snipers in Canada's Black Watch Royal Highlanders; and one called D-Day in 14 Stories with personal accounts of Canadian, British, America, French and German veterans.
_________

They should at least show the failed Dieppe Raid involving predominantly Canadian troops, which provided key lessons for the successful Normandy Landings.

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123 OK, work is coming in. Talk to you all later.
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Incoming!!!

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 09:58 AM (Vwz3I)

124 116 James Doohan (Mr. Scott) lost a finger on D-Day. They had to use a substitute hand whenever they showed him working the transporter controls.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (/r29W)

Somebody has said that there are one or two times in the series where you can see the wound but I've never been able to spot it.

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:59 AM (N3zMI)

125 Woman looking towards the sea hoping her navy husband isn't in the rack with a trans homo like Vivek Ramaswamy supports.

Posted by: Maj. Healey at June 06, 2023 09:59 AM (to8pj)

126 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
_________

Parce que je suis pressee.

Posted by: Madame duSable at June 06, 2023 09:59 AM (lf83v)

127 @114-
Yvette Mimieaux?

Posted by: Eromero at June 06, 2023 10:00 AM (Uv0D2)

128 It's been a very dull week around my office...I've already finished assembling the Sunday Morning Book Thread...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 10:00 AM (YIVH2)

129 >>Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?

To rub some sex wax on it and go surfing??

Posted by: Maj. Healey at June 06, 2023 10:00 AM (to8pj)

130 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)
++++
*snort*

Well done.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 10:01 AM (DU+/6)

131 They should at least show the failed Dieppe Raid involving predominantly Canadian troops, which provided key lessons for the successful Normandy Landings.
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They have in the past although I can't recall if for the August anniversary.

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:01 AM (Vwz3I)

132 118 113 107 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)

She likes flat fish.

Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (U2p+3)
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She did plaice it on the sand.

Posted by: Ciampino - Surf's Up at June 06, 2023 10:01 AM (qfLjt)

133 James Doohan (Mr. Scott) lost a finger on D-Day. They had to use a substitute hand whenever they showed him working the transporter controls.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 09:57 AM (/r29W)
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Honestly, if they had left that in and let him show his hand properly, that would have enhanced his character. He could easily have lost it in an "engineering accident" of some kind.

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (YIVH2)

134 She did plaice it on the sand.
Posted by: Ciampino - Surf's Up at June 06, 2023 10:01 AM (qfLjt)

Just for the halibut.

Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (U2p+3)

135 20 Absolon. Why does than name ring a bell?
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 09:33 AM (zZu0s)


4th grade math teacher?
Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at June 06, 2023 09:34 AM (Zz0t1)

Absolon is a 2003 post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film directed by David Barto and starring Christopher Lambert, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Kelly Brook.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (zZu0s)

136 Somebody has said that there are one or two times in the series where you can see the wound but I've never been able to spot it.
Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:59 AM (N3zMI)

I don't know why they didn't just show Scotty's wounded hand, and just make up a back story to explain it. Say a war wound, received in battle with a Romulan vessel.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (r+5Gi)

137 133 Honestly, if they had left that in and let him show his hand properly, that would have enhanced his character. He could easily have lost it in an "engineering accident" of some kind.
Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (YIVH2)

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He didn't like to show it.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (LvTSG)

138 Somebody has said that there are one or two times in the series where you can see the wound but I've never been able to spot it.
Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 09:59 AM (N3zMI)

It's easier to spot in the movies because the film quality is better and they didn't care anymore.

Posted by: Kris at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (OyyDO)

139
She's irritated that les anglo-saxons are interrupting her romance with Fritz.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (MoZTd)

140 Water skis at the ready.what a douche.

Posted by: safristi at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (FSBXk)

141 Ass it turns out, there are very few ironing board puns.

Pivot to fish puns!!!

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (991eG)

142 Doohan's insistence on not showing off his missing finger is similar to how Herbert Marshall liked to hide the fact that he had lost a leg in WWI.

He got doubled for running up the stairs in Trouble in Paradise.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (LvTSG)

143 He didn't like to show it.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:03 AM (LvTSG)
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OK. That makes sense. I can see how he might have been sensitive to that.

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (YIVH2)

144 Pass the Popcorn! Freakazoid Racialist Cornel West Jumps into the Presidential Race: "I Have Decided to Run for Truth"

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Please, please tell me his top four VP candidates are Angela Davis, Bill Ayers, Ward Churchill, and Hillary Clinton.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (sJSOG)

145 I still remember the scene from "The Longest Day" where the German lookout first raises his binoculars to the foggy daybreak, and gets a nasty surprise.

Posted by: Ray Van Dune at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (OqSlY)

146 James Doohan (Mr. Scott) lost a finger on D-Day.
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Somebody has said that there are one or two times in the series where you can see the wound…


I wonder why they felt the need to conceal it. No reason to point it out either but he was an engineer. Sh*t happens when you’re trying to make a ship run. Besides, as they say, scar tissue is strongly correlated to wisdom.

Posted by: Oddbob at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (nfrXX)

147 Normandy, you kissed me and stopped me from shakin’.

And I need yoooooooooooou…
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023


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Mandy . . . you came and you came without faking . . .

Posted by: The Guy who "Writes the Songs" at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (J2vNu)

148
the failed Dieppe Raid

_________

Your typical Mountbatten operation.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:05 AM (MoZTd)

149 Ix-nay onn the ish-fay ouns! We've gone straight to Star Trek.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:05 AM (991eG)

150 145 I still remember the scene from "The Longest Day" where the German lookout first raises his binoculars to the foggy daybreak, and gets a nasty surprise.
Posted by: Ray Van Dune at June 06, 2023 10:04 AM (OqSlY)

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I remember the sequel where the officer's children ended up in an American prison and played football against the guards.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:05 AM (LvTSG)

151 107 Why would she take an ironing board to the ocean?
Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 09:53 AM (/xTJs)

Pressing business, obviously.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 09:54 AM (r+5Gi)
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Well, does she live in Flatbush?

Posted by: Ciampino -- Surf's Up at June 06, 2023 10:06 AM (qfLjt)

152 Doohan's insistence on not showing off his missing finger is similar to how Herbert Marshall liked to hide the fact that he had lost a leg in WWI.

He got doubled for running up the stairs in Trouble in Paradise.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023


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The Herbert Marshall who played Somerset Maugham in the 1946 The Razor's Edge?

Posted by: The Guy who at June 06, 2023 10:06 AM (J2vNu)

153 Babushka momma in 🇫🇷

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at June 06, 2023 10:07 AM (oJm/a)

154 114 Hey, who played this woman in the Longest Day?
Posted by: Voter theater. at June 06, 2023 09:56 AM (/5Who)

Oooooh. That girl was beautiful.

*looks her up*

Irina Demick.

https://tinyurl.com/mrsmmj29

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:07 AM (zZu0s)

155 152 The Herbert Marshall who played Somerset Maugham in the 1946 The Razor's Edge?
Posted by: The Guy who at June 06, 2023 10:06 AM (J2vNu)

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Yeah, that guy.

There's a story about how he was in the hospital after his injury, and he was standing with his prosthetic leg hidden in pants when the king showed up for a royal visit. Marshall challenged the king to identify the fake leg, and George V got it wrong.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:07 AM (LvTSG)

156 Please, please tell me his top four VP candidates are Angela Davis, Bill Ayers, Ward Churchill, and Hillary Clinton.

Even Cornell West is not dumb enough to make HRC his VP. His life insurance company would cancel his policy on day one.

Posted by: Oddbob at June 06, 2023 10:07 AM (nfrXX)

157 First World Problem Day: Travel Edition

5:20 am flight got delayed because a strut on an overhead bin pin popped off its anchoring pin. Normal world solution: pop the strut back on the pin. Real world solution: everyone has to get off the plane and make new arrangements for connecting flights or wait, with great hopes, that the repair person, 2.5 hours away, would show in time to make the repair so the plane could take off in time for me to make my connecting flight. My solution: Cancel this leg of my trip and book a shuttle to the connecting airport which just left at 7am with me on it. I am expecting the bus to break down next...

Posted by: Lost In Space at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (KfVz7)

158 I like this a lot. It has a "graphic design" feel to it. As if it were on a packaging of some product. That's not a criticism.

Somehow reminds me of painted metal figurines. I guess because the woman has the look of a cast model in the face.

I actually really like this.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (fG8Eu)

159 My favorite line in the movie is when the kid drops his rifle in the sand while running for cover, and Robert Mitchum tells him to go get it, saying 'you're almost sure to need it before this day is over'

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (geLO8)

160 It is a peaceful scene because an hour earlier, soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division finished clearing the German bunkers and machine gun nests in that segment of Omaha Beach.

My thanks to them and soldiers of all US units dropped or landed on June 6th for their deeds and sacrifices that day.

Posted by: Gref at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (AMIL/)

161 Well, does she live in Flatbush?

Back to the forest primeval!

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (AW0uW)

162 Absolon is a 2003 post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film directed by David Barto and starring Christopher Lambert, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Kelly Brook.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:02 AM (zZu0s)

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Still can't get over the movie Highlander casting Lambert as a Scot and Connery as a Spaniard.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (sJSOG)

163 So it's a movie thread now?

*opens up IMDB*

Posted by: Just Wondering at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (DhOHl)

164 I still remember the scene from "The Longest Day" where the German lookout first raises his binoculars to the foggy daybreak, and gets a nasty surprise.
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Piper Bill. Talk about titanium.

Posted by: mustbequantum at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (MIKMs)

165 OT: seen at Stockwatch.com:

"The SEC has filed civil charges against cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its Canadian owner, Changpeng Zhao. The SEC claims that the exchange raised money and facilitated billions of dollars in trading without proper registration or oversight."

But crypto is totes safe, everybody!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (r+5Gi)

166 159 My favorite line in the movie is when the kid drops his rifle in the sand while running for cover, and Robert Mitchum tells him to go get it, saying 'you're almost sure to need it before this day is over'
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (geLO

I always liked Burton's 'The one thing I've always hated about being One of the Few is how we keep getting... Fewer.'

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (zZu0s)

167 The Herbert Marshall who played Somerset Maugham in the 1946 The Razor's Edge?
Posted by: The Guy who at June 06, 2023

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Yeah, that guy.

There's a story about how he was in the hospital after his injury, and he was standing with his prosthetic leg hidden in pants when the king showed up for a royal visit. Marshall challenged the king to identify the fake leg, and George V got it wrong.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023


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I just looked him up. Turns out his daughter was Sarah Marshall, known to Trek fans as Dr. Janet Wallace in "The Deadly Years." She came by her Brit accent honestly, then.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (J2vNu)

168 Waiting for Goldfinger to deliver the coffee.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (63Dwl)

169 Still can't get over the movie Highlander casting Lambert as a Scot and Connery as a Spaniard.
Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (sJSOG)

Egyptian, actually. Which is... better casting than the modern Cleopatra.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (zZu0s)

170 It's a sweet and romantic watercolor. Did she bring the rum?

I like it but, in lieu of hanging it, would save the wall space. Thanks.

Posted by: Lola - ALL the 1/6 videotapes from Jade, too. at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (GshMh)

171 Looks like she is frog resistance fighter, disguised as a 19th century peasant, who is waiting for DDay to get rolling.

Posted by: Lost In Space at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (KfVz7)

172 >I still remember the scene from "The Longest Day" where the German lookout first raises his binoculars to the foggy daybreak, and gets a nasty surprise.


if you have the DVD, pause it right here and zoom in

on the binoculars, upside down, you can read 'Made In Germany'

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (geLO8)

173 First World Problem Day: Travel Edition

5:20 am flight got delayed because a strut on an overhead bin pin popped off its anchoring pin. Normal world solution: pop the strut back on the pin. Real world solution: everyone has to get off the plane and make new arrangements for connecting flights or wait, with great hopes, that the repair person, 2.5 hours away, would show in time to make the repair so the plane could take off in time for me to make my connecting flight. My solution: Cancel this leg of my trip and book a shuttle to the connecting airport which just left at 7am with me on it. I am expecting the bus to break down next...

Posted by: Lost In Space at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (KfVz7)

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You misspelled "Third World Problem."

/only half-joking

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (sJSOG)

174 Amazing survival story. 17 year old girl survives fall from airliner when the airliner disintegrated in flight after being struck by lightning. Then she fell into the Amazon and that's when her troubles really started.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliane_Koepcke

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (FVME7)

175 >I always liked Burton's 'The one thing I've always hated about being One of the Few is how we keep getting... Fewer.'

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop


another good bit

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:12 AM (geLO8)

176 Egyptian, actually. Which is... better casting than the modern Cleopatra.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (zZu0s)

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Heh.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:12 AM (sJSOG)

177 There's a story about how he was in the hospital after his injury, and he was standing with his prosthetic leg hidden in pants when the king showed up for a royal visit. Marshall challenged the king to identify the fake leg, and George V got it wrong.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:07 AM (LvTSG)


In one of my Bennett Cerf collections, there's a story about a one-legged WWI pilot who was visiting a casualty ward and came across a soldier who'd lost a leg. The pilot tried to cheer him up by telling him that once he had a replacement leg, he'd feel fine. "Here," he went on, "take my cane and whack it across my wooden leg."

The soldier did so and the pilot laughed. "See? An ordinary man with a real leg would have collapsed. You'll be feeling fine in no time!" The pilot then walked out of the ward and immediately dropped to the floor.

The soldier had, of course, hit the real leg.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:12 AM (AW0uW)

178 John has a low birdbath.

Posted by: Rex B at June 06, 2023 10:13 AM (BsWNJ)

179 hallenged the king to identify the fake leg, and George V got it wrong.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison

*******


In medicine we call that the 50-50-90 rule.


If you have a 50-50 chance of anything you will guess wrong 90 percent of the time.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:13 AM (991eG)

180 Pass the Popcorn! Freakazoid Racialist Cornel West Jumps into the Presidential Race: "I Have Decided to Run for Truth"

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Run faster! It's getting away from you!
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 09:58 AM


That will be a change. He's been running from it all of his life.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at June 06, 2023 10:13 AM (Wnv9h)

181 The Richard Burton scene I reffed above:

https://tinyurl.com/2s3euhjx

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:14 AM (zZu0s)

182 179 If you have a 50-50 chance of anything you will guess wrong 90 percent of the time.
Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:13 AM (991eG)

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You instill such confidence in the field of medicine.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:14 AM (LvTSG)

183 A woman heard that her blonde friend was in the hospital. She went to visit her, and found her propped up in bed with bandages over both her ears.

“What in the world happened to you?” she asked.

“It was the craziest thing,” said the blonde. “I was ironing clothes when the phone rang. Without thinking I held the iron up to my ear and said ‘hello?'”

“But what happened to your other ear?”

“I had to call the ambulance, didn’t I?”

Posted by: Ciampino - Wipeout! at June 06, 2023 10:14 AM (qfLjt)

184 She's pining for the F150s.

Posted by: Or a Jeep at June 06, 2023 10:14 AM (DhOHl)

185 Robert Hanssen, dead in prison at the age of 79.

Flags at FBI headquarters are rumored to be flying at half mast.

Posted by: Sam Adams at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (VDbGO)

186 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (/r29W)

187 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliane_Koepcke
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks


These Koepcke/Kopechne gals seem to run into a fair bit of bad luck.

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (B/X3r)

188
"The SEC has filed civil charges against cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its Canadian owner, Changpeng Zhao. The SEC claims that the exchange raised money and facilitated billions of dollars in trading without proper registration or oversight."

But crypto is totes safe, everybody!
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 10:09 AM (r+5Gi)

Changpeng Zhao, super Canadian. Loves his Tim Horton's and Toronto Maple Leafs. He wanted to become a wrestler so he trained in Stu Hart's famous dungeon. Alas, his inability to speak without saying "eh" every other syllable doomed his career, so he decided to go into finance. A true Canadian success story if ever there was one.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (KbCG3)

189 148
the failed Dieppe Raid

_________

Your typical Mountbatten operation.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:05 AM (MoZTd)

Hah! I've been reading Svechin to get some idea of RUS mil thinking. It's obv fantastic.

Svechin says GER was Operationally brilliant and Strategically incompetent. GBR was Strategically brilliant and Opetationally incompetent.

Well, more like GER didn't think Strategy really mattered. And GBR didn't think Operations mattered.

That's a bad paraphrase by me but the gist is there.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (fG8Eu)

190 186 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (/r29W)

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I think you mean Walter Brennan.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:16 AM (LvTSG)

191 Amazing survival story. 17 year old girl survives fall from airliner when the airliner disintegrated in flight after being struck by lightning. Then she fell into the Amazon and that's when her troubles really started.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliane_Koepcke

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:11 AM (FVME7)
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Wow, have never heard of that before. From that Wiki page (and undoubtedly of interest to TJM):

"Koepcke's story was more faithfully told by Koepcke herself in German filmmaker Werner Herzog's documentary Wings of Hope (199. Herzog was interested in telling her story because of a personal connection; he was scheduled to be on the same flight while scouting locations for his film Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), but a last-minute change of plans spared him from the crash."

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:16 AM (sJSOG)

192 Sechs Millionen Schiffe!

Posted by: Archer at June 06, 2023 10:16 AM (gmo/4)

193 Russia has said footage aired on television and radio stations showing Vladimir Putin declaring martial law is actually an A.I.-generated fake deployed by hackers.

Senior figures within the Russian government came out on Monday to assure the public that the supposed “emergency” address broadcasted by Russian television and radio stations declaring martial law was not made by Russia’s real Vladimir Putin, but by an A.I. fake. By Russia’s own account, hackers had control of a television and radio station for 37 minutes.

Posted by: SMOD at June 06, 2023 10:16 AM (RHGPo)

194 A day of recognition is ok, I guess, but don't get distracted. Let's keep focused on the month-long celebration for our real heroes.

Posted by: Marcus Gravey at June 06, 2023 10:17 AM (516e+)

195
"Only three bars of 5G? This place sucks. Anyway, you wouldn't believe how small his..."

Posted by: Girl on the shore at June 06, 2023 10:17 AM (BVT7J)

196 The Hansen story is preposterous. It might be true. Idk. But it is a ludicrous concantenation of goofiness.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:17 AM (fG8Eu)

197 186 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (/r29W)

I think Burton earned his with all the smoking and the drinking.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (zZu0s)

198 And Herbert Marshall was married no less than five times: three divorces, one wife died before he did, and the last was with him until he passed. Like William Powell, I guess, the guy really got around.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (J2vNu)

199 Posted by: Ciampino - Wipeout! at June 06, 2023 10:14 AM (qfLjt)

That reminds me of a funny Beetle Bailey cartoon, but I have no way to link it.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (AW0uW)

200 > day of recognition is ok, I guess, but don't get distracted. Let's keep focused on the month-long celebration for our real heroes.



never
I won't even joke about it

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (geLO8)

201 House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) has threatened enforcement action against Stanford University for insufficiently complying with a congressional subpoena regarding the college’s involvement with the Election Integrity Partnership (EIP).

The EIP, as Breitbart News has reported previously, was a key cog in the wheels of the left’s election censorship machine in 2020 and 2022.

Led by the Stanford Internet Observatory, the partnership also included the University of Washington, Graphika, and the Atlantic Research Council’s Digital Forensic Lab.

Posted by: SMOD at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (RHGPo)

202 190 No, I meant Rains. It was in a biography of him that my wife read.

I think there’s some story behind Brennan’s voice, too, but I don’t know what it is. Also Andy Devine.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (/r29W)

203 Someone done blowed up a dam on the Dnieper. Probably another CIA op. Anyone seen Vickie Nuland lately?

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (hXpNS)

204 176 Egyptian, actually. Which is... better casting than the modern Cleopatra.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:10 AM (zZu0s)


The Critical Drinker's take-down of that show is art.

Posted by: Kris at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (OyyDO)

205 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023
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I think Burton earned his with all the smoking and the drinking.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023


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I still think the young Burton, ca. 1955-57, would have made a very good James Bond.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (J2vNu)

206 I think Burton earned his with all the smoking and the drinking.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (zZu0s)

Oliver Reed in the Italian Gor movie is really something else.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (fG8Eu)

207 Watched some of Band of Brothers on Memorial Day. The episode "Day of Days" about 6/6/44 is the best episode of one , if not the, best series ever

Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (/xTJs)

208 196 The Hansen story is preposterous. It might be true. Idk. But it is a ludicrous concatenation of goofiness.
Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:17 AM (fG8Eu)

concatenation
a group of things linked together or occurring together in a way that produces a particular result or effect.

Good word. Thanks.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (zZu0s)

209
I think Burton earned his with all the smoking and the drinking.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop

And Liz Taylor. Never forget - no matter how beautiful she is, someone is just sick to death of her shit.

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (B/X3r)

210 I still think the young Burton, ca. 1955-57, would have made a very good James Bond.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (J2vNu)

Oliver Reed too. The young version.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (fG8Eu)

211 I still can't believe Ike upstaged Pride month with the invasion. He could have waited another month.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (hXpNS)

212 The soldier had, of course, hit the real leg.

The middle years of the Afghanistan war coincided with the last decade or so of my father’s life and I spent a fair amount of time hanging around Brooke Army Medical Center. I would never say that war was a good thing but the advances in prosthetic technology that it brought about were amazing.

Posted by: Oddbob at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (nfrXX)

213 >Russia has said footage aired on television and radio stations showing Vladimir Putin declaring martial law is actually an A.I.-generated fake deployed by hackers.


how do we know the blown-up dam footage isn't AI-created

this is like when Photoshop came out, throwing the authenticity of photography into doubt

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (geLO8)

214 189 148
the failed Dieppe Raid
_________

Your typical Mountbatten operation.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:05 AM (MoZTd)

Hah! I've been reading Svechin to get some idea of RUS mil thinking. It's obv fantastic.

Svechin says GER was Operationally brilliant and Strategically incompetent. GBR was Strategically brilliant and Opetationally incompetent.

Well, more like GER didn't think Strategy really mattered. And GBR didn't think Operations mattered.

That's a bad paraphrase by me but the gist is there.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (fG8Eu)


Here's an old saying that is true with very few exceptions: The British lose every battle except the last one.

Posted by: Gref at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (AMIL/)

215 Welcome to the jungle.

Rightwing_Vet🐾
@Florida_Veteran
This is the woman who has been attacking @CaseyDeSantis and calling her a "Walmart Melania".

Some responses.

https://tinyurl.com/5fr4hpmt

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (FVME7)

216 202 190 No, I meant Rains. It was in a biography of him that my wife read.

I think there’s some story behind Brennan’s voice, too, but I don’t know what it is. Also Andy Devine.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (/r29W)

Lileks had a thing on his podcast with a Walter Brennan spoken word record. It is all him talking over dour and mournful music about horrible, depressing things.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (zZu0s)

217 And Liz Taylor. Never forget - no matter how beautiful she is, someone is just sick to death of her shit.
Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (B/X3r)


If I had the opportunity to bed Taylor circa Cleopatra, I'd put up with a lot of her shit.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (AW0uW)

218 213 >Russia has said footage aired on television and radio stations showing Vladimir Putin declaring martial law is actually an A.I.-generated fake deployed by hackers.


how do we know the blown-up dam footage isn't AI-created

this is like when Photoshop came out, throwing the authenticity of photography into doubt
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (geLO

Here's how you know: if you're being told to believe a thing by the powers that be, it's bullshit.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at June 06, 2023 10:22 AM (KbCG3)

219
Well, more like GER didn't think Strategy really mattered. And GBR didn't think Operations mattered.

That's a bad paraphrase by me but the gist is there.
Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (fG8Eu)

___________

Even after Versailles during the Weimar years, the German army worked relentlessly to forge and hone its tactical skills. The US and British armies were badly neglected in the interwar years and had to create armies and doctrines from the ground up.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:22 AM (MoZTd)

220 6 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023
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I think you mean Walter Brennan.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023


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According to IMDb, Rains was nearly blind in one eye because of his war service, while it was Brennan who was gassed, giving him the "old man" voice he used even while he was in his 30s.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:22 AM (J2vNu)

221 Good word. Thanks.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:19 AM (zZu0s)

Very woody.

I know there is no n before the t but I put one there for euphony.

Posted by: Thesokorus at June 06, 2023 10:23 AM (fG8Eu)

222 Girl From Ipanema Singer Passes Away Age 83
Astrud Gilberto, the Brazilian bossa nova singer best known for The Girl from Ipanema, has died aged 83.

One of Brazil's biggest stars of the 1960s and 70s, she recorded 16 albums and worked with artists ranging from Quincy Jones to George Michael.

Her version of The Girl From Ipanema sold more than five million copies and helped to popularise bossa nova.
https://tinyurl.com/4ty22jxc

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:23 AM (Vwz3I)

223 Some responses.

https://tinyurl.com/5fr4hpmt
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wreck

Thrift store Gwyneth Paltrow snort

Posted by: That Northern skulker at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (eGTCV)

224 If I had the opportunity to bed Taylor circa Cleopatra, I'd put up with a lot of her shit.
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:21 AM (AW0uW)


Did someone say "bed" and "shit"?

Posted by: Amber Heard at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (ivvNA)

225 And Liz Taylor. Never forget - no matter how beautiful she is, someone is just sick to death of her shit.
Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:20 AM (B/X3r)

https://tinyurl.com/ytwy42au

Those eyes... they do things to a man. The wicked grin.

As you get older, the more the Iliad rings true.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (zZu0s)

226 Rightwing_Vet🐾
@Florida_Veteran
This is the woman who has been attacking @CaseyDeSantis and calling her a "Walmart Melania".


She's got the "Thousand C*ck stare"

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (lc5cP)

227 another good part is the British commandos taking the bridge

'Hold until relieved'

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (geLO8)

228 Lileks had a thing on his podcast with a Walter Brennan spoken word record. It is all him talking over dour and mournful music about horrible, depressing things.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023


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There's a vid I can't find now on Yootoob, with WB talking about getting old. "When I was young . . . I played all day, until the setting of the sun . . ."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (J2vNu)

229 'We'll start right here.'
-Henry Fonda as Teddy Roosevelt Jr

Posted by: Eromero at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (Uv0D2)

230 Russia has said footage aired on television and radio stations showing Vladimir Putin declaring martial law is actually an A.I.-generated fake deployed by hackers.

Senior figures within the Russian government came out on Monday to assure the public that the supposed “emergency” address broadcasted by Russian television and radio stations declaring martial law was not made by Russia’s real Vladimir Putin, but by an A.I. fake. By Russia’s own account, hackers had control of a television and radio station for 37 minutes.

Posted by: SMOD at June 06, 2023 10:16 AM (RHGPo)
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Further proof that F. Joe Biden died in 2020 and what we're getting are body doubles and #DeepFake videos portraying him as the fool he'd always been for 50 years.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (sJSOG)

231 Another fun fact about Claude Rains: He was a Cockney.

Must’ve had Henry-Higgins-level speech training.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (/r29W)

232 First World Problem Day: Travel Edition

Posted by: Lost In Space at June 06, 2023 10:08 AM (KfVz7)
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Needs more John Candy and Steve Martin

Posted by: People's Hippo Voice at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (5EnGD)

233 Evocative of Dogtown by Harry Chapin. Good storytelling song.

Posted by: Jinx the Cat at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (3hDrF)

234 Rightwing_Vet🐾
@Florida_Veteran
This is the woman who has been attacking @CaseyDeSantis and calling her a "Walmart Melania".


The left: We care about the little people

Also the left: We hate people that shop at Walmart

Also, also the left: We are going to take money from Walmart to kill small businesses

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (lc5cP)

235 I don't get outta bed for less than 6 inches

Posted by: Amber Heard at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (us2H3)

236 231 Another fun fact about Claude Rains: He was a Cockney.

Must’ve had Henry-Higgins-level speech training.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (/r29W)

========

In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire, hurricanes hardly happen.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (LvTSG)

237 229 'We'll start right here.'
-Henry Fonda as Teddy Roosevelt Jr
Posted by: Eromero at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (Uv0D2)

'Yeah, it takes an Irishman to play the pipes.'
-Sean Connery

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (zZu0s)

238 According to IMDb, Rains was nearly blind in one eye because of his war service, while it was Brennan who was gassed, giving him the "old man" voice he used even while he was in his 30s.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius

What caused Elizabeth Holmes to have that voice?

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (B/X3r)

239 Artist died in 1895, so it was pre-war unless we

Civil War was 1860.

/S

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (ufFY8)

240 I was stationed at Brooke Army in the mid teens.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (hXpNS)

241 231 Another fun fact about Claude Rains: He was a Cockney.

I thought he was from NH

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (us2H3)

242 You know who else was gassed in WW1??

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (Vwz3I)

243 Her version of The Girl From Ipanema sold more than five million copies and helped to popularise bossa nova.
https://tinyurl.com/4ty22jxc
Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023


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When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (J2vNu)

244 This Afghan American store owner says San Francisco has become "worse than Afghanistan"

https://tinyurl.com/2xxp68bv

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And sinking fast.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:28 AM (FVME7)

245 227 another good part is the British commandos taking the bridge

'Hold until relieved'
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:25 AM (geLO

Almost all of the bits are great in that movie. The Wayne bits, while small, are quite good.

'Here we are in the middle of this swampy zone. *gestures at map* Five miles- FIVE MILES- from our drop zone!'

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:28 AM (zZu0s)

246 Yeah, Id’ve put up with Liz Taylor’s shit, too.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (/r29W)

247 Alternate Title: "Bored at the Beach"?

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (ynpvh)

248 >>>When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (J2vNu)

Ipanema has always been at war with Peruvia.

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (N3zMI)

249 Claude Rains supposedly got his distinctive voice from being gassed in WWI.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:15 AM (/r29W)

I think Burton earned his with all the smoking and the drinking.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:18 AM (zZu0s)

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Just finished listening to a posthumous memoir (2022) of Paul Newman, pretty good, entitled "The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir."

Was surprised to learn that he turned down the lead in "The Night of The Iguana" -- one of my favorite films and the only one in which I really like Burton in (he was probably thoroughly sloshed while filming, but he really pulled that character off).

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (sJSOG)

250 Wakes up
Scratches
Looks around
Dang. Nice painting for today. Well done.
Goes looking for coffee.

Posted by: Diogenes at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (e4fEA)

251 Alternate Title: "Bored Board at the Beach"?

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (Vwz3I)

252 The Girl From Ipanema Is one of the songs I practice to on my sax.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (MNhXM)

253 246 Yeah, Id’ve put up with Liz Taylor’s shit, too.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (/r29W)

You say, until you had to put up with it...

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (ynpvh)

254 This Afghan American store owner says San Francisco has become "worse than Afghanistan"

The Taliban came to power, in large measure, because the previous government wasn't able to enforce law and order over large parts of the country.

Anarchy and crime usually end with some sort of authoritarian end because people will by and large tolerate oppression more then anarchy.

I suspect our "leaders" are counting on this as part of their strategy as they will be the anarchy AND the oppression but...its a risky play.

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (lc5cP)

255 I think Rains was from a place I used to go to a lot

and I think he's buried there

Moultonborough NH

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (us2H3)

256 I was stationed at Brooke Army in the mid teens.

You’re an ER doc, right? Dad passed in 2012 but you might have been there when they helicoptered me in after my motorcycle accident in 2015.

Posted by: Oddbob at June 06, 2023 10:31 AM (nfrXX)

257 I think there’s some story behind Brennan’s voice, too, but I don’t know what it is. Also Andy Devine.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus


********

I read recently that Jack Elam got into a fight when he was 10 or 11 and had a pencil stabbed into his eye, rendering him blind in that eye and damaging the ocular muscles. Later on he had the option to have the eye muscles surgically repaired but was advised not to, so as to keep his distinctive iconic "Crazy Eyes" look.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:31 AM (991eG)

258 Okay, my quick review of D-Day features:

Band Of Brothers- top notch. Seeing "Ross Geller" as an Army officer is a little weird though

The Longest Day- classic. Bears multiple repeat viewings.

Saving Private Ryan: excellent unfiltered depiction of the beach landings. The rest, ehh.

imo ymmv

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:31 AM (geLO8)

259 253 246 Yeah, Id’ve put up with Liz Taylor’s shit, too.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (/r29W)

You say, until you had to put up with it...
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (ynpvh)

You look at her, and she SCREAMS trouble, but... worth it, I'd guess. Moths to a flame.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (zZu0s)

260 I don't get outta bed for less than 6 inches
Posted by: Amber Heard at June 06, 2023 10:26 AM (us2H3)


Pffft. Amateur.

Posted by: Sandra Fluke at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (AW0uW)

261 253 246 Yeah, Id’ve put up with Liz Taylor’s shit, too.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (/r29W)

You say, until you had to put up with it...
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (ynpvh)

Letterman did a "random" Top Ten List one night and one of the entries was: "Only Two More Marriages and Liz Taylor Wins a Mountain Bike"

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (N3zMI)

262 If you’re stressed, try ironing clothes.

It’s a great way to let off some steam.

Posted by: Ciampino -- Wipeout! at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (qfLjt)

263 The Taliban came to power, in large measure, because the previous government wasn't able to enforce law and order over large parts of the country.

Anarchy and crime usually end with some sort of authoritarian end because people will by and large tolerate oppression more then anarchy.

I suspect our "leaders" are counting on this as part of their strategy as they will be the anarchy AND the oppression but...its a risky play.
Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (lc5cP)
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It'll be interesting to see how that will work out in THIS country when the feds can't control the individual states as much as they would like to.

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (YIVH2)

264 223 Some responses.

https://tinyurl.com/5fr4hpmt
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wreck

Thrift store Gwyneth Paltrow snort
Posted by: That Northern skulker

That's Tom Petty

Posted by: nurse ratched at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (KIR+o)

265 The story of the creation of Normandy is pretty interesting. Not as confusing as the history of the creation of all the other countries /city states/ fiefdoms, etc in Europe can be.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (MNhXM)

266 word on the street is when the fat ass jealous banshee Liz

saw out of costume stills of Ingrid Pitt sitting in Burton's lap

she got her lumpy ass to the set of WED

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (us2H3)

267 When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (J2vNu)


Do they use Ipana toothpaste in Ipanema?

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (AW0uW)

268 259 253 246 Yeah, Id’ve put up with Liz Taylor’s shit, too.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:29 AM (/r29W)

You say, until you had to put up with it...
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (ynpvh)

You look at her, and she SCREAMS trouble, but... worth it, I'd guess. Moths to a flame.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:32 AM (zZu0s)

Or a bug zapper. BZZZZT! There goes another.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (ynpvh)

269 SPR I cannot say I 'liked.'

The beach landings are well done, but I cannot say that is enjoyable any more than Schindler's List.

The rest of the movie feels like faux... realism- but fake. It was something that Band of Brothers pulled off better.

'P51s, sir! Tankbusters!'

*sigh*

I am surprised this has not drawn out anna.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (zZu0s)

270 Dad passed in 2012 but you might have been there when they helicoptered me in after my motorcycle accident in 2015.
Posted by: Oddbob

There is a non zero chance you crossed paths with Dr CAT.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (hXpNS)

271 When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023
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Ipanema has always been at war with Peruvia.
Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023


***
"Open Channel D. . . . Solo reporting, sir. We've located the Thrush nest in Ipanema and it will require more manpower than just Mr. Kuryakin and myself to destroy it."

"Very well, Mr. Solo. Stand by and I will have Sergeant Borgus of the Peruvian Army on the line."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:34 AM (J2vNu)

272 Or a bug zapper. BZZZZT! There goes another.
Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (ynpvh)

Yes. Exactly.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:34 AM (zZu0s)

273 Do they use Ipana toothpaste in Ipanema?
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023


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You know, I probably wondered that myself at age 9!

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (J2vNu)

274 A Confused Biden Gets Handed Kansas City Chiefs Jersey, Immediately Asks, “What Am I Doing?”

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Dude, you're destroyng civilization. You know, the last best hope of mankind.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (FVME7)

275 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (MNhXM)

276 Band Of Brothers- top notch. Seeing "Ross Geller" as an Army officer is a little weird though

The Longest Day- classic. Bears multiple repeat viewings.

Saving Private Ryan: excellent unfiltered depiction of the beach landings. The rest, ehh.

imo ymmv
Posted by: DB

I always see Schwimmer as '4B' from NYPD Blue.

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (B/X3r)

277 Normandy was created by Vikings. The French king gave it to them so they’d stop raiding the rest of the country.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (/r29W)

278 Wanna have your mind blown? Liz Taylor is 16 years old in this photo

https://tinyurl.com/mr3uy6eu

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:36 AM (geLO8)

279 Another fun fact about Claude Rains: He was a Cockney.


********

And Jack Elam was cockneyed. Small world.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:36 AM (991eG)

280 The story of the creation of Normandy is pretty interesting. Not as confusing as the history of the creation of all the other countries /city states/ fiefdoms, etc in Europe can be.

France in 918: What's the worst that can happen if I give some Northman lands that are constantly being ravaged by other Northmen?

France in 1337: OH MERDE!

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:36 AM (lc5cP)

281 I read recently that Jack Elam got into a fight when he was 10 or 11 and had a pencil stabbed into his eye, rendering him blind in that eye and damaging the ocular muscles. Later on he had the option to have the eye muscles surgically repaired but was advised not to, so as to keep his distinctive iconic "Crazy Eyes" look.
Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023


***
That worked well for him in dramatic roles as well as his later comic ones. He played some creepy antagonists earlier in his career.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (J2vNu)

282 275 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.
Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (MNhXM)

Hmmmm. I do not understand.

https://tinyurl.com/58csv9ak

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (zZu0s)

283 Wanna have your mind blown? Liz Taylor is 16 years old in this photo

https://tinyurl.com/mr3uy6eu
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:36 AM (geLO
++++
And with makeup and posing, she looks a decade older. Sort of went the opposite direction most ladies do ...

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (DU+/6)

284 275 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (MNhXM)

In Spanish, we'd say she had "Pechonalidad".

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (ynpvh)

285 A Confused Biden Gets Handed Kansas City Chiefs Jersey, Immediately Asks, “What Am I Doing?”

And to think a war hero like Admiral Stockdale was mocked to the end of his days by the MFM for asking "Who am I? Why am I here?" as an introduction to the American people while they lick the taint of this stumbling, feculent, piss-brained dickknuckle.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (AW0uW)

286 Liz Taylor was waaaaay hotter than Marilyn.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (/r29W)

287 Wanna have your mind blown? Liz Taylor is 16 years old in this photo

https://tinyurl.com/mr3uy6eu
Posted by: DB

"Hello Jail?, This is the Horde."

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (B/X3r)

288 278 Wanna have your mind blown? Liz Taylor is 16 years old in this photo

https://tinyurl.com/mr3uy6eu
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:36 AM (geLO

Why do you have to say a thing like that?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (zZu0s)

289 >Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.


I don't understand those words in that order

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (geLO8)

290 The Girl From Ipanema Is one of the songs I practice to on my sax.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (MNhXM)

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In 7th grade, I played the trumpet. Before band class, me and a friend who played the sax would always break out into a version of the theme song from "Hawaii Five-O."

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (sJSOG)

291 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.
Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (MNhXM)


Your agonizer, please, Mr Polynikes.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (AW0uW)

292 'P51s, sir! Tankbusters!'

*sigh*


Hah, Spielberg sure loves his Mustangs.

Posted by: spindrift at June 06, 2023 10:39 AM (ivvNA)

293 290 The Girl From Ipanema Is one of the songs I practice to on my sax.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:30 AM (MNhXM)

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In 7th grade, I played the trumpet. Before band class, me and a friend who played the sax would always break out into a version of the theme song from "Hawaii Five-O."

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (sJSOG)

Excellent!

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:39 AM (ynpvh)

294 286 Liz Taylor was waaaaay hotter than Marilyn.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:38 AM (/r29W)

*Ponders* True. MM never did that much for me honestly. I think she was prettier without the... effect.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:39 AM (zZu0s)

295 Biden Education Guide Argues Punishing Students for Skipping School Is Racist

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MmmmmKay.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:40 AM (FVME7)

296 She looks a bit like a fluted column, what with that skirt.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:40 AM (LodBx)

297 Longest Day movie is pretty much an authentic portrayal of Cornelius Ryan's book. Ryan, along with Shirer, were journalists that actually did primary research via talking with the people involved in the events. Many of those 'quips' in the movie come directly from Ryan's interviews with the real people portrayed on film by actors.

Carlo D'Este also has an excellent book out on the entire Normandy campaign that gives a modern military history perspective on the campaign.

Posted by: whig at June 06, 2023 10:40 AM (g4ryy)

298 275 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:35 AM (MNhXM)


Check out Liz in the early- and mid-1950's.

Posted by: Gref at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (AMIL/)

299 Liz Taylor was waaaaay hotter than Marilyn.

Mmm, Taylor and Monroe. Pepper and salt. What a way to go.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (AW0uW)

300 I read recently that Jack Elam got into a fight when he was 10 or 11 and had a pencil stabbed into his eye, rendering him blind in that eye and damaging the ocular muscles. Later on he had the option to have the eye muscles surgically repaired but was advised not to, so as to keep his distinctive iconic "Crazy Eyes" look.

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 10:31 AM (991eG)

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* goes off to research Marty Feldman's life *

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (sJSOG)

301 https://tinyurl.com/58csv9ak
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (zZu0s)

That photo reduces her fish lip face structure though not entirely. Different strokes for different folks, that's what makes the world go round (double lame sayings)

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (MNhXM)

302 In Spanish, we'd say she had "Pechonalidad".

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (ynpvh)

Essentially the opposite of "Well, at least she has a great personality"?

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (nC+QA)

303 She looks a bit like a fluted column, what with that skirt.
Posted by: m

Ionic you would say that.

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (B/X3r)

304 And the bench, carved out of the native rock, is vaguely architectural. I'll bet he worked with various periods of architecture.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (LodBx)

305 I believe I could have put up with Liz Taylor's nonsense

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (geLO8)

306 Has anyone ever done a movie where they portray the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (/r29W)

307 Check out Liz in the early- and mid-1950's.
Posted by: Gref at June 06, 2023


***
Yes. By the time she did Cleopatra, she was past the volcanically-hot bloom of the '50s, visible in films like Suddenly Last Summer.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (J2vNu)

308 And with makeup and posing, she looks a decade older. Sort of went the opposite direction most ladies do ...
Posted by: Joe Mannix
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Movie industry is classic for making people older beyond their years. War is another.

Posted by: whig at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (g4ryy)

309 That photo reduces her fish lip face structure though not entirely. Different strokes for different folks, that's what makes the world go round (double lame sayings)
Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:41 AM (MNhXM)

Eh, I can understand. Bo Derek never did much for me. She is obviously beautiful, but her face is almost... alien? It's strange. Like someone turns a switch off.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (zZu0s)

310 Hasbro — which owns many of the most recognizable children’s toy brands — is celebrating gay pride month by promoting gay-themed merchandise tied to the Transformers, G.I. Joe, and Dungeons & Dragons.

Posted by: SMOD at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (RHGPo)

311 Biden Education Guide Argues Punishing Students for Skipping School Is Racist


If we abandon everything that has worked historically to educate children I'm sure it will all turn out fine.

I mean...children already know more then adults right?

Posted by: The left really believes this at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (lc5cP)

312 American people while they lick the taint of this stumbling, feculent, piss-brained dickknuckle.
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:37 AM (AW0uW)

Wonderful word usage.

Posted by: That Northern skulker at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (eGTCV)

313 In Spanish, we'd say she had "Pechonalidad".

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia)


I know a doctor who can get rid of that.
No questions asked. No judgement.

Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (D4vK5)

314 303 She looks a bit like a fluted column, what with that skirt.
Posted by: m

Ionic you would say that.
Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:42 AM (B/X3r)

I'd like to place an order, please.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (LodBx)

315 311 If we abandon everything that has worked historically to educate children I'm sure it will all turn out fine.

I mean...children already know more then adults right?
Posted by: The left really believes this at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (lc5cP)

=======

The people who believe in the noble savage really believe that children know more than adults?

Say it ain't so!

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (LvTSG)

316 I was riveted by almost the entirety of Saving Private Ryan. I wouldn't say "entertained". The landing scene was described as credible by veterans.
The sniper scene with the little French girl was particularly tense.

Posted by: gourmand du jour at June 06, 2023 10:43 AM (72qIu)

317 The story of the creation of Normandy is pretty interesting. Not as confusing as the history of the creation of all the other countries /city states/ fiefdoms, etc in Europe can be.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:33 AM (MNhXM)

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"Rollo of Normandy, also known as Rollo Sigurdsson, was a Viking chieftain who founded the Duchy of Normandy in northern France."

/Things I learned from watching the TV show "Vikings"

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:44 AM (sJSOG)

318 Band Of Brothers- top notch. Seeing "Ross Geller" as an Army officer is a little weird though

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And Ron Livingston, Peter from Office Space.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:44 AM (FVME7)

319 I wonder if Eisenhower or any top Generals were able to sleep the night before the big day.

Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 10:44 AM (oiNtH)

320 Hasbro — which owns many of the most recognizable children’s toy brands — is celebrating gay pride month by promoting gay-themed merchandise tied to the Transformers, G.I. Joe, and Dungeons & Dragons.

Old and Busted: Once I kill these commies I'm gonna go bang Barbie

New Hotness: After I bang these commies I'm gonna go try and Barbie's clothes with Ken

Posted by: GI Joe at June 06, 2023 10:44 AM (lc5cP)

321 And Ron Livingston, Peter from Office Space.

I think he did a better job with his role then Ross (whatever the actor's real name is).

Posted by: GI Joe at June 06, 2023 10:45 AM (lc5cP)

322 Hasbro — which owns many of the most recognizable children’s toy brands — is celebrating gay pride month by promoting gay-themed merchandise tied to the Transformers, G.I. Joe, and Dungeons & Dragons.
Posted by: SMOD

"G.I. Joe" is a rather ironic name when speaking about gay stuff, no?

Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023 10:46 AM (B/X3r)

323 Suddenly Last Summer is one creepy-ass movie. But Liz is gorgeous in it. Kate Hepburn is her usual irritating self, however.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (/r29W)

324 When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023
*
Ipanema has always been at war with Peruvia.
Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023


***
"Good morning, Mr. Briggs. The man you are looking at is the current dictator in Ipanema, which has recently signed a peace treaty with its neighbor Peruvia. The Secretary has learned he has laid plans to create a new cause for war with Peruvia, which will destabilize the region. Your mission, should you decide to accept it . . . "

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (J2vNu)

325 Has anyone ever done a movie where they portray the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
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Yes.

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (Vwz3I)

326 looks like Koepka has scared the shit outta the PGA

LIV and PGA to merge

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (us2H3)

327 Chuck Todd and Tater need to do a show called Tater Todd's. It would be immediately canceled.

Posted by: That Northern skulker at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (eGTCV)

328 321 And Ron Livingston, Peter from Office Space.

I think he did a better job with his role then Ross (whatever the actor's real name is).
Posted by: GI Joe at June 06, 2023 10:45 AM (lc5cP)

David Schwimmer(sp?)

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (zZu0s)

329 How can there by a gay Transformer? They are robots.

Well, expect Star Scream, you know he drank Energon Zimas...

Posted by: GI Joe at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (lc5cP)

330 1. Bend over
2. Kiss your ass goodbye

Oh No: World Ends This Month According to Climate Alarmist Prediction

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (FVME7)

331 > The story of the creation of Normandy is pretty interesting.


My favorite part was when the earth's crust cooled, it started raining, the super-continent broke apart, creating beaches, one of which would later be called Normandy

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (geLO8)

332 Band Of Brothers- top notch. Seeing "Ross Geller" as an Army officer is a little weird though



Still weird. (Watching it a second time)
And as big a cheese dick as he was on Friends.

Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (D4vK5)

333 Mt Rushmore shutdown?...how is this gonna' work?

Posted by: BignJames at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (AwYPR)

334 She looks a bit like a fluted column, what with that skirt.
Posted by: m
*
Ionic you would say that.
Posted by: Tonypete at June 06, 2023


***
Rich Corinth-ian leather shoes, too.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (J2vNu)

335 Has anyone ever done a movie where they portray the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?

The latest Kingsmen movie.

It may not be...historically accurate though.

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (lc5cP)

336 She's got the "Thousand C*ck stare"
Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (lc5cP)


So does Barack.

Posted by: Big Mike at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (ZGrMX)

337 Looks, online, like John Absolon did about a bazillion paintings.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (LodBx)

338 325 And what is the name of said movie, Andycanuck?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (/r29W)

339 Concatenation Of Goofiness ran off Broadway for a few weeks during the summer of 1987. Kinda sucked.

Posted by: Okay I made this up, but still... at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (DhOHl)

340 Lotsa churches. Some Greek statues.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (LodBx)

341
My favorite part was when the earth's crust cooled, it started raining, the super-continent broke apart, creating beaches, one of which would later be called Normandy


Not that long ago, historically, England was connected to the mainland with a region called "Doggerland". I'm not sure exactly how far it went, but Normandy might have been completely inland at the tiem.

Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (lc5cP)

342 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

343 Rita Hayworth and Grace Kelly are my two picks from that time. Donna Reed was my girl next door pick. I prefer that look over all.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (MNhXM)

344
Do they use Ipana toothpaste in Ipanema?
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing


Only the beavers.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at June 06, 2023 10:50 AM (63Dwl)

345 I thought he was English not Bazillion?

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:50 AM (Vwz3I)

346 When that song came out, I was in grammar school and thought "Ipanema" was an actual country, like Guatemala or Panama. Or a fictional country like we used to get on U.N.C.L.E. and Mission: Impossible. Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:27 AM (J2vNu)

Sort of related: When I was a kid I thought "Guantanamera" was about a guy named Juan Tanamera.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 10:50 AM (7B5FA)

347 336 She's got the "Thousand C*ck stare"
Posted by: 18-1 at June 06, 2023 10:24 AM (lc5cP)

So does Barack.
Posted by: Big Mike at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (ZGrMX)

Buk, buk, B'rack! Buk, buk, buk, buk, buk.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)

348 *Rich Corinth-ian leather shoes, too.*

Like the new Chrysler Cordoba!

Posted by: Ricardo Montalban at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (DhOHl)

349 And what is the name of said movie, Andycanuck?
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I don't know but I'm sure there must be at least one!

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (Vwz3I)

350 321 And Ron Livingston, Peter from Office Space.

I think he did a better job with his role then Ross (whatever the actor's real name is).
Posted by: GI Joe at June 06, 2023 10:45 AM (lc5cP)

In Ambrose's book, there's a pic of Lewis Nixon badly hung-over the morning after V-E Day. The resemblance is pretty uncanny.

Posted by: Zombie Robbo the Llama Butcher at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (N3zMI)

351 342 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

Camelot?

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)

352 343 Rita Hayworth and Grace Kelly are my two picks from that time. Donna Reed was my girl next door pick. I prefer that look over all.
Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (MNhXM)

Donna Reed is a +1.

Grace Kelly is another who looks beautiful, but I like her far more in Rear Window than To Catch a Thief.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (zZu0s)

353 I've read scientific papers that postulate (effectively) that all of Britain was once connected to the European mainland. An area of the North Sea sank rather suddenly resulting in the white cliffs of Dover.
This was concluded by undersea exploration of the North Sea (looking for oil) that revealed evidence of human habitations.
But, I dunno.

Posted by: gourmand du jour at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (72qIu)

354 Anna Paulina Luna: Adam Schiff Is a Criminal, He Will Be Held Accountable

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Promises, promises.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (FVME7)

355 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023


***
In Kate's comic roles like the films she did with Spencer Tracy, probably true. I have trouble seeing Roz as the mother, though, in the TV-movie Kate did in the early '70s of The Glass Menagerie, with Sam Waterston and Michael Moriarty..

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:52 AM (J2vNu)

356 280 The story of the creation of Normandy is pretty interesting. Not as confusing as the history of the creation of all the other countries /city states/ fiefdoms, etc in Europe can be."

Those who watched the series 'Vikings" will remember the character Rollo, supposed brother of Ragnar. The real Rollo lived about century or so after Ragnar, but he's the one who took his bunch to France and scared them enough to give him and his men Normandy as his Kingdom, whereupon he changed his name from Rollo to Robert 1, first Duke of Normandy, direct ancestor of William the Conqueror.

Posted by: Tom Servo at June 06, 2023 10:52 AM (i9ffA)

357 326 looks like Koepka has scared the shit outta the PGA

LIV and PGA to merge
Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (us2H3)

Yep, and 4 of the top 8 at the Masters were LIV players.

Posted by: WisRich at June 06, 2023 10:52 AM (G0vdT)

358 LIV and PGA to merge
Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (us2H3)

Don't cross the streams!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 10:52 AM (r+5Gi)

359 351 342 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

Camelot?
Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)

-->The Lion in Winter

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (LodBx)

360 Has anyone ever done a movie where they portray the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
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Yes.
Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (Vwz3I)

And...

Posted by: That Northern skulker at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (eGTCV)

361 From wiki regarding films that depict the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand:

1914 (1931) directed by Richard Oswald
Sarajevo (1940) directed by Max Ophüls
Sarajevo (1940) directed by Ákos Ráthonyi
Sarajevo (1955) directed by Fritz Kortner
The Day That Shook the World (1975) directed by Veljko Bulajić
St. George Shoots the Dragon (2009) directed by Srđan Dragojević
Sarajevo (2014) directed by Andreas Prochaska
The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip (2014) directed by Srđan Koljević
The King's Man directed by Matthew Vaughn

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (zZu0s)

362 But Liz is gorgeous in it.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:47 AM (/r29W)


She was unbelievably beautiful in her prime.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (ZCCyW)

363 Sort of related: When I was a kid I thought "Guantanamera" was about a guy named Juan Tanamera.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 10:50 AM (7B5FA)

one ton tomato

Posted by: BignJames at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (AwYPR)

364
P51s, sir! Tankbusters!'

__________

I thought P-47s were the primary ground-attack fighter.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (MoZTd)

365 342 Not the Lion in Winter, Aetius. That is far and away Hepburn’s best performance.

“Such, my children, is the role of sex in history.”

Can’t see anyone else in that role.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (/r29W)

366 >Mt Rushmore shutdown?...how is this gonna' work?

Posted by: BignJames


You will not be allowed to look at it
signs posted everywhere: DO NOT LOOK

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (geLO8)

367 Still weird. (Watching it a second time)
And as big a cheese dick as he was on Friends. Posted by: rickb223 at June 06, 2023 10:48 AM (D4vK5)

They wrote the Ross part with David Schwimmer in mind. He never had to act.

For my money, the only 2 of the 6 who did any acting were Matt Leblanc and Lisa Kudrow. The other 4 were just playing versions of themselves.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (7B5FA)

368 ... Sarajevo (1940) directed by Max Ophüls
Sarajevo (1940) directed by Ákos Ráthonyi ...
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (zZu0s)
++++
Well *that* isn't confusing at all!

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (DU+/6)

369 I saw Stumbling, Feculent, Piss-Brained Dickknuckle open for Crosby, Still, Nash, & Young at The Cow Palace in '82.

Posted by: ShainS -- Oppression Scientist and Your AI Interpreter at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (sJSOG)

370 368 ... Sarajevo (1940) directed by Max Ophüls
Sarajevo (1940) directed by Ákos Ráthonyi ...
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (zZu0s)
++++
Well *that* isn't confusing at all!
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (DU+/6)

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Huh...Max Ophuls directed a movie about the start of WWI?

Consider me intrigued.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (LvTSG)

371 Legos, which has all the colors of the rainbow represented in their blocks as it is, has decided to release a set specifically for "pride month" because why not.

I'm going to the grocery store with my wife later on and expect to find a pride cake on display. I may "purchase" it and leave it somewhere, unlikely to be quickly found, in the store.

Posted by: Martini Farmer at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (Q4IgG)

372 Normandy as his Kingdom, whereupon he changed his name from Rollo to Robert 1, first Duke of Normandy, direct ancestor of William the Conqueror.

What a bastard!

Posted by: Harold II at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (lc5cP)

373
I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023

________

Katherine Hepburn played Katherine Hepburn playing a role.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (MoZTd)

374 You will not be allowed to look at it
signs posted everywhere: DO NOT LOOK
Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (geLO

During the Obama misrule, they blocked off highway viewpoints with traffic cones.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at June 06, 2023 10:55 AM (r+5Gi)

375 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 0

The African Queen was made for Hepburn but I agree on the rest of her movies.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:55 AM (MNhXM)

376 "Good morning, Mr. Briggs. The man you are looking at is the current dictator in Ipanema, which has recently signed a peace treaty with its neighbor Peruvia. The Secretary has learned he has laid plans to create a new cause for war with Peruvia, which will destabilize the region. Your mission, should you decide to accept it . . . "
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023


***
Briggs, to himself: "The hell with this. I'm going back to law school. I can sorta see myself as a district attorney somewhere, like maybe New York."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:55 AM (J2vNu)

377 I thought P-47s were the primary ground-attack fighter.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (MoZTd)

I'll defer to anna there, but the movie is stupid. There WERE no real 'tankbusters' in WWII aside from dive bomber planes (Hans Rudel, yo.)

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:55 AM (zZu0s)

378 Katherine Hepburn played Katherine Hepburn playing a role.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (MoZTd)


In many ways, this is the story of Meryl Streep.

Posted by: spindrift at June 06, 2023 10:56 AM (ivvNA)

379 Thanks for the list of Franz Ferdinand movies, Aetius.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:56 AM (/r29W)

380 326 looks like Koepka has scared the shit outta the PGA

LIV and PGA to merge
Posted by: REDACTED
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LoL!!!!! Brandon Chamblee of the Golf Channel is going to have an aneurysm!!

Posted by: Puddleglum in Pennsytucky at June 06, 2023 10:56 AM (mPIRB)

381 Normandy as his Kingdom, whereupon he changed his name from Rollo to Robert 1, first Duke of Normandy, direct ancestor of William the Conqueror.

What a bastard!
Posted by: Harold II at June 06, 2023 10:54 AM (lc5cP)

Hah. There was a three way battle going on in 1066.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (MNhXM)

382 Liz's best movie was Jane Eyre

at 12, in it for 5 minutes and died

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (us2H3)

383 359 351 342 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

Camelot?
Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)

-->The Lion in Winter
Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (LodBx)

365 342 Not the Lion in Winter, Aetius. That is far and away Hepburn’s best performance.

“Such, my children, is the role of sex in history.”

Can’t see anyone else in that role.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:53 AM (/r29W)

Fistbump!

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (LodBx)

384 Looking Seaward For The Boats, Normandy

she's not going to stop many landing craft with that pointy stick she's sitting next to.

Posted by: anachronda at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (oY6Yp)

385 382 Liz's best movie was Jane Eyre

at 12, in it for 5 minutes and died
Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (us2H3)

========

She's not even credited.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:57 AM (LvTSG)

386 Donna Reed was my girl next door pick.
I'll go with "ironic" on this, since all of her serious roles were as prostitutes.

Astrud wasn't supposed to be at the session; she was married to "Wow" and just sat in to do a demo vocal second take. Spoke no English, so it's her phonetic rendering that lends such an other-worldly quality. She didn't have a union card, so famous prick Stan Getz tried to get her muscled out of the royalties.

Posted by: Way, Way Downriver at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (jYCXf)

387 They wrote the Ross part with David Schwimmer in mind. He never had to act.

For my money, the only 2 of the 6 who did any acting were Matt Leblanc and Lisa Kudrow. The other 4 were just playing versions of themselves.
Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023


***
The chemistry of all six was remarkable. And the performances of Schwimmer and Jen Aniston during the famous breakup scene were astonishing and affecting.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (J2vNu)

388 Sort of related: When I was a kid I thought "Guantanamera" was about a guy named Juan Tanamera.
Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 10:50 AM (7B5FA)


Benny Hill did a parody of that song, called "One Ton Tomato."

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (AW0uW)

389 I wonder if Eisenhower or any top Generals were able to sleep the night before the big day. Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 10:44 AM (oiNtH)

Oh, hell no. There was too much work to do.

The flotilla embarked starting on the 3rd from ports all over the Channel to rendezvous points off Normandy. There were the airborne drops on the night of the 5th; pathfinders went in when it was still light on the evening of the 5th and the navy had guide boats in place, just over the horizon. This was a massive undertaking for a campaign of several weeks, not just a one-day battle.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (7B5FA)

390 There WERE no real 'tankbusters' in WWII aside from dive bomber planes (Hans Rudel, yo.)

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:55 AM (zZu0s)

The Brits used Hurricanes in North Africa, and I recall they were quite good at it.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (ZCCyW)

391 Sarajevo, Sarajevo -- the town so nice they named it twice!

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (Vwz3I)

392 Funny as a screen door on a submarine! India loses a sub (for 10 months).

SECURITYHow To Sink A $3 Billion Dollar Submarine: Leave The Hatch Open

https://tinyurl.com/y98kyz4w

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (FVME7)

393 353 I've read scientific papers that postulate (effectively) that all of Britain was once connected to the European mainland. An area of the North Sea sank rather suddenly resulting in the white cliffs of Dover.
This was concluded by undersea exploration of the North Sea (looking for oil) that revealed evidence of human habitations.
But, I dunno.
Posted by: gourmand du jour at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (72qIu)

It's generally accepted now that the English Channel wasn't created until about 7,000 BC, when the final ice dam holding back the glacial meltwater in what became the Baltic broke and carved it out. Best theory is that this ancient and vast lake was about 300 - 400 feet above current sea level, stretching all the way back to what is now Russia, and this emptied out in maybe as little as 30 days, creating the English channel as it did so. It would have been one of the greatest torrents the earth has ever seen.

Posted by: Tom Servo at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (i9ffA)

394 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

Camelot?
Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)


That was Vanessa Redgrave.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (AW0uW)

395 Grace Kelly is another who looks beautiful, but I like her far more in Rear Window than To Catch a Thief.
Posted by: Aetius451AD

Watched her in High Noon last night. Thought that she was pretty wooden throughout most of the film. Hitchcock said essentially the same and that her true acting ability came in later works.

Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (oiNtH)

396 Never got the Elizabeth Taylor sex symbol thing. But then again I don't think Lynda Carter is all that either.

I think that's fucked in the head!

Posted by: Clark Griswold at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (ufFY8)

397 394 I cannot think of a single movie with Katherine Hepburn where Rosalind Russell wouldn't have been better.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:49 AM (zZu0s)

Camelot?
Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:51 AM (LodBx)

That was Vanessa Redgrave.
Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (AW0uW)

That was my mistake; I meant Lion in Winter.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (LodBx)

398 395 Watched her in High Noon last night. Thought that she was pretty wooden throughout most of the film. Hitchcock said essentially the same and that her true acting ability came in later works.
Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (oiNtH)

========

She was an enthusiastic participant in the casting couch.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, watching some more Best Pictures at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (LvTSG)

399 The Brits used Hurricanes in North Africa, and I recall they were quite good at it.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo

Called them can openers.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (FVME7)

400 How did Friends become so... popular. When one of my guys who was 18 and just graduated high school wore a 'Friends' t-shirt to work, I was ... nonplussed.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (zZu0s)

401 And Jane Merrow in The Lion in Winter…mmmmmmmmmm…

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (/r29W)

402 @353 the area of the North Sea when it was above water is known as Doggerland, after Dogger Bank which is still relatively close to the surface.

Posted by: Smell the Glove at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (/xTJs)

403 395 Grace Kelly is another who looks beautiful, but I like her far more in Rear Window than To Catch a Thief.
Posted by: Aetius451AD

supposedly, widdle Gracie was a real ho

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (us2H3)

404 The chemistry of all six was remarkable. And the performances of Schwimmer and Jen Aniston during the famous breakup scene were astonishing and affecting. Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (J2vNu)

I saw the reunion special. Although they didn't know each other before, they shared an experience that only 5 other people in the world could understand and they became actual friends irl and still are.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (7B5FA)

405 Hawker Hurricane IID

This is Wiki, so...

https://is.gd/G6V7KF

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (ZCCyW)

406 This was a massive undertaking for a campaign of several weeks, not just a one-day battle.
Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon

Very true. I can't imagine sleep before or after for quite a while.

Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (oiNtH)

407 Rosalind Russell was a great actress. Greater than Katherine Hepburn, IMO. Russell was also a person of religious faith, and here is a story about faith and hope in the midst of hopelessness. It is a story about WWII:

https://tinyurl.com/yckfhvsp

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (Keyt1)

408 What a bastard!
Posted by: Harold II
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Eye see what you did there.

Posted by: William the Conqueror at June 06, 2023 11:00 AM (Vwz3I)

409 LoL!!!!! Brandon Chamblee of the Golf Channel is going to have an aneurysm!!
Posted by: Puddleglum in Pennsytucky at June 06, 2023 10:56 AM (mPIRB)

Like the AFL and ABA, the LIV scared the PGA because the talent was looking to get bigger bucks.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 11:01 AM (MNhXM)

410 SNL

"One Ton Of Fan Mail"

https://tinyurl.com/2mven8wd

Posted by: DB - at June 06, 2023 11:01 AM (geLO8)

411 Watched her in High Noon last night. Thought that she was pretty wooden throughout most of the film. Hitchcock said essentially the same and that her true acting ability came in later works. Posted by: Cheri at June 06, 2023 10:58 AM (oiNtH)

I think she said that watching it made her realize that movie acting was different from stage acting and modeling and that she would need to take lessons.

Posted by: Caesar North of the Rubicon at June 06, 2023 11:01 AM (7B5FA)

412 Rant is up.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at June 06, 2023 11:01 AM (/r29W)

413 How did Friends become so... popular. When one of my guys who was 18 and just graduated high school wore a 'Friends' t-shirt to work, I was ... nonplussed.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023


***
In its first two years it was actually funny and fresh, and the characters were all likeable -- a contrast to, say, Louie DePalma, whom we all loved to hate.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere at June 06, 2023 11:02 AM (J2vNu)

414 399 The Brits used Hurricanes in North Africa, and I recall they were quite good at it.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo

Called them can openers.
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 10:59 AM (FVME7)

My point being: no one CALLED them Tankbusters as far as I am aware. The A-10 was purpose built to destroy armored vehicles. All of the planes in the second world war were planes designed for other uses.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at June 06, 2023 11:02 AM (zZu0s)

415 Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Sanity Wins the Day in SCOTUS Waters Ruling

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Dude, Sanity checked out leaving no forwarding address.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (FVME7)

416 Doggerland, yes, the name escaped me, thanks.

Posted by: gourmand du jour at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (72qIu)

417 [to Henry, cruelly] I wonder... do you ever wonder... if I slept with your father.

Posted by: m at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (LodBx)

418 The African Queen was made for Hepburn but I agree on the rest of her movies.
Posted by: polynikes

********

The African Queen and Rooster Cogburn have remarkably similar plots. Hard drinking tough guy teams up with prissy missionary's daughter, float on a boat down a river, pursued by bad guys, grudging respect verging on romance blossoms as the good guys blow up the bad guys in the final scene. In fact, I think Kate Hepburn didn't even have to learn new lines, just dusted off her dialogue from the "African Queen"

Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (991eG)

419 Willowed:

I'm on record as saying that I think the sudden discussion by Our Betters about the presence of aliens is them trying to establish and narrative and get ahead of what is going to happen during the Rapture.

Someone else pointed out something interesting, though: The notion that what they view as "aliens from another dimension" are demons and/or the old demonic gods, and Our Betters are interacting and making deals with them.

It would certainly explain the all-in fanaticism for killing babies.
Posted by: Join Moron Robbie in Celebrating Groomer Awareness Month! at June 06, 2023 09:10 AM (SfD1B)

When the rapture comes it will be for the evil ones. See the parable of the wheat and the tares, Mathew 13:24-43. Pay particular attention to the explanation starting in v37. First the tares/weeds are pulled up and thrown into the fire, then the wheat is gathered into the barn.

Posted by: Bonecrusher at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (JNTt1)

420 my fav movie with Hepburn is the AQ

great movie, not even nominated for best pic

those Oscars, gotta luv them

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (us2H3)

421 I think it's Brandle Chamblee. Whatever. He's an ass.

Posted by: Puddleglum in Pennsytucky at June 06, 2023 11:04 AM (mPIRB)

422 I think that Rosalind Russell would have done a fine job in "The Lion in Winter" Many or most of her roles are wisecracking or kind of acidic women with a beating heart underneath. Anyone who played so effectively as the Mother Superior in "The Trouble With Angels" could play Eleanor of Aquitaine quite well.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at June 06, 2023 11:05 AM (Keyt1)

423 Anna Shay, star of the Netflix reality series "Bling Empire", has died at 62 of a stroke.

Vaxxed and boosted??

Posted by: William the Conqueror at June 06, 2023 11:06 AM (Vwz3I)

424 Benny Hill did a parody of that song, called "One Ton Tomato."

That Monkee Michael Nesmith did too

Posted by: DanMan at June 06, 2023 11:06 AM (DB6tu)

425 Posted by: Muldoon at June 06, 2023 11:03 AM (991eG)

Hah so true. I always thought it was a reprisal of a role but I never did the comparison of the entire movie . It was right in front of me the entire time.

Posted by: polynikes at June 06, 2023 11:08 AM (MNhXM)

426 It's hard to beat those Austrian ladies when it comes to looks

Posted by: REDACTED at June 06, 2023 11:08 AM (us2H3)

427 Off, Norman-Viking bastard sock

Posted by: andycanuck (Vwz3I) at June 06, 2023 11:12 AM (Vwz3I)

428 There WERE no real 'tankbusters' in WWII

I bid you good day, sir.

Posted by: Bell P-39 Airacobra at June 06, 2023 11:17 AM (jYCXf)

429 Look at all the Seagulls coming just like in that Hitchcock movie

Posted by: Tamaa the Drongo Bird at June 06, 2023 05:16 PM (wGqjj)

430
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