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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I found Fury Road so boring. I don't care about cars or chases so, wow, this was not the film for me. There is some interesting world-building going on but there is also a lot of ignoring any scent...
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    Re: Android Phones

    I had an iPod, too, and thought I didn't need a music player, but oh man is running Spotify via a wifi only phone fantastic. My iPod is dead in a closet, ignored and right now I'm streaming Spotify...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    That matches my experiences. The crowds in SF have mostly been better than crowds in Phoenix. The biggest difference I've found, though, is that every show smells of weed here in SF. When I visited...
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    This was the latest bit of fun thanks to Lollipop. It started with just one or two letter as block then progressed until there were no figures at all. Infection with a terrible virus? No,...
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    Re: Android Phones

    I think it involves rooting your phone. I am considering it still.

    And yeah, Lollipop is terrible. It may run a little more quickly but they only positives this far are that (maybe) and the...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    But why I am here: there is nothing like wandering through the farmer's market (or in this case Mission Community Market on 22nd) and bringing home many pounds of vegetables to sauté or roast to...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    Avedano's Posole is fucking fantastic. It was a stew, basically? With shredded pork and perfect hominy and a lovely kick. The beef stew was more of a soup, oddly, and was less impressive. Want to go...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    C'mon, UPS, you're supposed to make an attempt to deliver before you report that you do. Who do you think you are, USPS?
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    Not that they're necessary, but here are several examples from the Coachella message board. Yes, these would still be gross if they used "women"... but they didn't. All of these are objectifying,...
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    This question could be adapted for every contribution to this thread. Is it the actual word that is an expression of douchebaggery or is it that the usage makes you associate the use with other...
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    I agree with that quote as well. I don't see "females" used as a noun in a positive way.

    And, again, adjective use is not what the problem is. Just above Bryan uses "female students" quite...
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    Re: Android Phones

    I did not realize that! Guess I am not getting an S6.

    I am not looking to upgrade yet but I also don't want to get a phone that doesn't have a removable battery.
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    Re: Android Phones

    Lollipop - Android 5 - is supposed to include improvements on battery issues. But (a) that will only matter for apps updated for 5 and (b) every new version has promised battery improvements so it's...
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    Re: Android Phones

    Why is Lollipop so fucking ugly.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Oooh. I could take those off yr hands.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I am listening to Ryley Walker's Primrose Green solidly for the first time after scanning the Dynamic Top Albums thread and seeing what I was missing out on. "Summer Dress" is so Tim Buckley it is...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    I don't believe you are "handing over your personal style." You tell them what you like (your personal style). They send you things they think match that style (to make it likely you'll keep them)....
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    Re: Classical, etc music

    How did people vote? Was there a big list of things to choose from or was it more free form?

    I think it's a bizarre list. There are full operas ranked next to overtures and excerpts. Would the...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    My wife uses Stitch Fix, a similar service. She keeps say one to three of the five items each month. Anything else goes back in the postage paid bag they provide. You can comment on what you...
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    Re: The 2015 MLB Thread

    Oh, fuck. Seeing shots of the fans locked outside the gates is too much.
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    Re: The 2015 MLB Thread

    It's surreal seeing Camden Yards empty for a game.

    The game is MLB.com's free game of the day so you can watch, too. First pitch comes shortly.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I am really intrigued. And annoyed that I have nearly scheduled myself out of seeing it; can I take an afternoon off work to see it on a Wednesday?


    I finally saw The Theory of Everything...
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    If you are really hoping for her to become an obsessed music nerd then you need to step away. It's very unlikely - I'm sure she's heard plenty of good music around you - and if it does it is more...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Oh, man. I enjoyed the hell out of that mess.


    SF International Film Festival opens on Thursday. There is a lot that looks compelling but settled on tickets to The Forbidden Room by Guy Maddin...
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    I do plan to check it out!

    Tiffany is home now and says that they did have bone-in short ribs at Avedano's.
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    Damn, those dudes really go all out.
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    Some of Avedano's meat comes from 4505; in the box I got the bacon hot dogs were from them. I have not been to the 4505 Meat shop, which is silly because it's just as close as Avedano's. And I love...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Shellac
    The New Parish in Oakland
    Sunday, July 12 and Monday, July 13. Both shows at 9 PM.

    Tickets for $17 on sale Wednesday, April 22.

    We are going Sunday!
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    We have made something similar to that bread/cheese friend, with pesto. It was a good snack!

    I think we found a good butcher shop somewhat near us; Avedano's in Bernal Heights. We just bought home...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Oh wow I loved that movie so much. It is very much in line with Garlands other works, focusing on the dynamics of small, isolated groups and full of main characters that have no understanding of what...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Oh, man, I was in the same situation (well, not watching the Cubbies, but). We had a few people at a table under a TV. I considered going up and saying hi but I didn't suspect it was you until we...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Yeah, that was amazing. Glorious noise all around. Was surprised to see the final encore end with I Wanna Be Your Dog, but it was great.

    Nice to see people and it was nice to meet you, Steve!
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Ha, oops. Well I'm waiting for a sandwich. Then I may head back towards the Warfield unless someone shows up with a better idea.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Tempest looks like a cool place. I suppose there's room to stand, for a couple people.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Nice! Thanks for the update. I will want to be in by 8 then. I missed Eagulls when the Tet Holiday opened for them; not going to miss them this time!

    I will plan to be to Tempest around 6.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Just finished the St. Vincent stream and yeah, that was top notch. She's way entertaining.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I like her vibrato. I like her voice. Her voice and her enthusiasm are the biggest draws here.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Live horns!

    And she's down in the split, climbing the barriers to say hi to the crowd.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Just switched over to Florence. I'm a few minutes behind but I'm not missing any of this. And I'm going to get to St Vincent late (and rewind) anyway. Enjoying it so far!


    She does not have a lot...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Stromae is fun to see for bit until Florence + the Machine starts.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Ryan Adams is sounding really good thus far. Starting out with a couple of my favorites from the new album.
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    Re: List of guest artists 2015

    Possibly a full list for Run the Jewels:
    Despot
    Zack de la Rocha
    Boots
    Gangsta Boo
    Travis Barker
    Little Shalimar


    Jenny Lewis had guests Blake Sennett and Haim.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Yeah, got too excited and named the wrong song.

    Now Haim's out there, what.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Blake comes out with Jenny! They're playing Rilo Kiley!


    EDIT: No, it's "Portions for Foxes"
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I was really bored by Panda Bear. Switched to Jenny Lewis. This is going much better for me.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Want.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Not feeling FJM. I'm out.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    They played both London and Dublin when I was in those cities in December but both shows were sold out.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I watched about a minute of B&S before switching to Father John Misty. I don't really know his solo material but this is sounding nice.

    I also find it hilarious that on the webcast this conflicts...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Run the Jewels is the best thing I've seen from the webcast.
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