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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    I uhh... yeah...

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  2. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    So, I know you guys were just trying to be helpful and I genuinely appreciate that, but the psychoanalysis is a touch condescending. When you've been through this process on the scale that I have,...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    You weren't imagining it. The NY Times called in the gayest place in America.
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    The last two or three times they were in SoCal I was on business trips. This time, it wasn't in my unemployment benefits budget. I'll survive. I'd much rather see them in a slightly smaller,...
  5. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    And I can't fault you for doing that. It's probably just more efficient for you that way. In my defense, I'm not a jack of all trades and master of none, but a jack of all trades and master of...
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    Sigh. I guess I'll never see Jaxx live. Sounds like it was an amazing night at the Hollywood Bowl.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Well ATF and FBI are investigating all of them.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Well, to be fair, the most recent fire is currently thought not to be arson, but possibly caused by lightning. While panicked hysteria isn't helpful, my point was not that these were all 100%...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Definitely not all churches. This is exactly the kind of spin that Republican operatives (and presidential candidates) have been trying to propagate the past two weeks - that these kinds of heinous...
  10. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    You and me both. I've had my resume and cover letter professionally reviewed by resume reviewers, HR and marketing contacts - and given high marks by each; customized my resume, work samples, cover...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    It's probably a touch unfair to add this to the Repubs thread, but whatever. This feels a bit under-reported, or at least under-hyped, but as of tonight, since the massacre in Charleston, SEVEN...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Two new documentaries airing this week which may be of interest to the regulars:


    Tonight, on PBS' FRONTLINE: "Growing Up Trans" a special report on transgender youth.

    This week, on HBO:...
  13. Re: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Watch Thread

    Goodness. You two are in quite a mood.
  14. Re: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Watch Thread

    Well, generally, when introducing a topic it's acceptable to spell out the full name of an organization before the first use of an acronym. But, clearly, you'd like to dispense with formalities.
  15. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Watch Thread

    Probably a terrible time to start this thread, but given that quite a few of us seem to be interested in the inner workings of SCOTUS and given that we seem to have quite a few lawyers and law...
  16. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    That's funny, I had a somewhat similar experience yesterday. Phone interview with an internal recruiter. Once I'd confirmed that I was familiar with the company and their services, she told me that...
  17. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    I'm trying to choose my words carefully here, Robin, but this^ is a prime example of the "pass-the-buck" lack of accountability so prevalent in the attitudes of many of your counterparts. Just out...
  18. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    I'm sorry, but that's utter claptrap. Especially when you're a serious job seeker like me and attempting to apply to 20-40 jobs a day. And that number is not an exaggeration. It would be one thing...
  19. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    There's a special place in hell for the assholes at multi-billion dollar corporations that design or purchase recruitment systems that require the applicant to re-enter every single piece of his/her...
  20. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Anyone know of a site that compiles lists of the latest films to be added to premium pay channels like HBO, Showtime, Starz etc? There are several for streaming services like Netflix and Amazon, but...
  21. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I quite liked it as well. I don't know how Pakistanis will react. Were there any in the cast? I think most of them were Indian. It is not being warmly received by critics, that's for sure. It's...
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    Re: Standing in the unemployment line

    Were they at least familiar with your background? I've had a few interviews during which it was plainly obvious the interviewer was looking at my resume for the very first time - including one...
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    Re: Standing in the unemployment line

    But you're "excited" about the "opportunity to help shape the process" and you "thrive" in "demanding, dynamic, unpredictable environments" and are both an amazing "team player" and have a true...
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    Re: Standing in the unemployment line

    Oh, nice. That wasn't too long. It took me 4 months to get mine. I'm preparing for the 23rd interview I've had this year. Maybe this time...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Hey, bro, I'm the mascest masc. This looks interesting:

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  26. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I wanna see Mohammad "Dreamboat" Jibran Nasir's review of The Brink:

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    Re: Janet Jackson in Dance Tent?

    Well, this is rather nice.

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    Re: The World Music Parlor

    Thank you for the recommendations, Bmack, SD, NoSurprises and Gued! This may just be my browser, but it looks like my YT embed isn't working. In case you're wondering about Mbongwana Star, the band...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Whiplash. Meh.
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    Re: House

    I'm gonna get so much shit for this, I know. I had an unexpected reunion with an old elementary and middle school friend tonight. And, inevitably, the conversation shifted to pop culture of the...
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    Re: The World Music Parlor

    REALLY digging this new band I heard profiled on the BBC World Service earlier tonight. Mbongwana Star, a Congalese band. Their debut album came out a few weeks ago. It's a heady sound. I'd...
  32. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    BOOM! That's it! Thanks, HTD!
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    This is a total abuse of this thread, but whatever. I was watching some Amy Sedaris Letterman interviews tonight. You know, like you do. And came across this one. Paul and the CBS Orchestra play...
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    Re: Róisín Murphy

    Clearly, I'm having a conversation with myself there, but here we are with another reference-heavy, retro video from Roisin for single #2. The most obvious reference is Ingmar Bergman's Persona. ...
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    Re: Classical, etc music

    My parents weren't present. I was the guest of an older gentleman, but was not dragged kicking and screaming. Though, now that you mention it, it was probably my dad who introduced me to classical...
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    Re: iPhone 5s

    I would think there would be a more recent iPhone thread than this one, but other than very personal threads, this is the most recent general topic iPhone thread I found via search. So, I'm on...
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    Re: Classical, etc music

    That's so cool, Vigor. I had the same experience when I was a teen and saw Jessye Norman perform an evening of Wagner. When a vocalist can combine, yes, a superhuman sound with a thoughtful,...
  38. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    He was actually just profiled on Fresh Air.
  39. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Orange Is The New Black. Season 3. Up on Netflix now.
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    Re: Holy Crap, she's back!

    Nope. No Coachella appearances. Yet. Though, hardly something to pine for, I think. Seems like they'd be much better appreciated in a theatre or large indoor club.

    You might find this...
  41. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Well, yes, but I feel like that was more true a generation ago than it is today. It's not always fair, but cable tv has gotten so good that I kind of expect greatness from the first ep on. I'm not...
  42. Re: The Official Bring GRACE JONES to Coachella Thread

    Grace should not be playing gigs when there is a hint of sunlight. Unless it's the approach of the dawn sun. I believe she's got two US gigs thus far this year. Given that 99% of her performances...
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    Re: It's raining Amy Winehouse

    I didn't realize Asif Kapadia directed this. Senna was an excellent film.

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  44. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Yeah, I think you guys are right. I gave The Americans another shot - watched another 4 eps and I have to say even by the second episode, the show improves dramatically from its disappointing pilot....
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Ah, well, you didn't explicitly make it clear you worked in auto sales. Though the bit about two guys getting the same car makes a lot more sense now. Out of that context "cutthroat" did not have a...
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    Re: Standing in the unemployment line

    Just keep filing them on time. Whatever you do, don't hold onto them past 30 days. That will automatically trigger a hold and "investigation" on your account in which you will have to wait -...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Ah, hating on lesbians. How terribly original.
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    Does The Americans get better? After all the acclaim and plaudits I was expecting, I don't know, something a bit more sophisticated. Finally watched the pilot tonight. And unlike a John Waters...
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    Re: Hey dumbass, watch Louie.

    Oh, Jesus. The Jezebel/Death & Taxes article. Yikes. Jen Kirkman's description of this unnamed comic really does sound like Louis. I mean, who else could possibly fit that description?
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    Re: Hey dumbass, watch Louie.

    I'm behind. I'm just finishing up season 4. Spoilers ahead if you're behind like me. Tonight I watched "Pamela Part 1" from season 4 in which, there's no easy way to say this, Louie sexually...
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