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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Townshend

In early January 2003, Townshend admitted having provided his credit card details to a commercial child pornography website, and viewing the child porn images there, which he claimed to have done for research purposes. He made the admission after his credit card transaction was discovered as part of Operation Ore, a large anti- child pornography operation. When a British tabloid found his name on this list and asked for a comment, he went public and requested a police investigation. His home was searched and his computers confiscated. Police returned the computers several months later and did not contradict Townshend's claim that the computers contained 15,000 of his songs but no child porn. In May 2003, he was cautioned by the police (acceptance of which is technically an admission of guilt), who decided not to press charges, after finding no evidence that he was in possession of child pornography. He was also placed on the Sex Offenders Register, requiring him to register with the police every year and if he moves house. Failure to do so would carry a five-year jail sentence.

His research claims were bolstered by a document he wrote and posted on his official website in January, 2002. In "A Different Bomb (http://www.petetownshend.co.uk/media/020120adifferentbomb.pdf)," Townshend warns that portions of the Internet represent a terrible danger, primarily because it brings deviant material to deviant (and potentially deviant) people. The title suggests he views porn - and especially child porn - on the Internet as an inevitable negative, as scary as the atomic bomb. In March, 2004, Townshend was featured on a BBC television documentary in which he described his experiences as a result of the charges, stated that he was so upset by the accusations that he considered suicide, and apologized for the event. On May 19th 2005 Townshend turned 60.


kiddie porn sucks.

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:11 (fourteen years ago) link

(obv. it is only the end that is the "unusual detail")

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:12 (fourteen years ago) link

I think the unusual detail is that Pete Townshend apparently has written 15,000 songs, all of which he houses on his enormo-computer.

Allyzay flies casual (allyzay), Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:22 (fourteen years ago) link

seriously!

s1ocki (slutsky), Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:26 (fourteen years ago) link

I hope he's got some good copyright lawyers -- the next few years may see big classic-rock hits for Sgt Finchley, the Funk Detectives, and Vice Squad Rockers.

nabisco (nabisco), Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:52 (fourteen years ago) link

He saves his songs as .jpegs to save space and the resulting files just happen to resemble child porn.

n/a (Nick A.), Thursday, 26 May 2005 19:54 (fourteen years ago) link

Seriously though, I mean the who only had so many albums of new material, and he's only had a handful of solo albums, wtf are the rest of these songs? WHEN WILL HE UNLEASH THIS ON THE WORLD?

Allyzay flies casual (allyzay), Thursday, 26 May 2005 20:11 (fourteen years ago) link

one month passes...
they deleted "kiddie porn sucks" :(

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Monday, 25 July 2005 16:41 (fourteen years ago) link

two months pass...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Holly

"Buddy Holly is gay"

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Wednesday, 28 September 2005 19:53 (fourteen years ago) link

two months pass...
So I'm sure everyone already heard that John Seigenthaler Sr. was VERY MAD that someone dared implicate him in the Kennedy assassinations in his bio on the wikipedia. So the guy who did it as a joke has come forward and apologized. Fine.

But he has also "resigned as an operations manager at a Nashville delivery company as a result of the debacle".

OVERREACT MUCH? WTF am I missing something here?

kyle (akmonday), Monday, 12 December 2005 06:28 (thirteen years ago) link


No, that's not overreacting - that is a threat, no? A little scary if you ask me, but these reactions on the net are very...strange. Some people don't like Mr. Seigenthaler if you ask me.

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 08:17 (thirteen years ago) link


Oh, I'm sorry - I misread. I thought you said Seigenthaler was overreacting. Of course you are right. Sorry it's too early for me to be reading this.

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 08:22 (thirteen years ago) link


One more thing, if you follow the links, it appears that this whole thing is part of the 'anti-wikipedia' extremist movement (which would like to gain more credibility, but which is essentially extremist). The anti-wiki movement involves anti-science groups, far right groups, and Scientology, but watch them try to mainstream it. One way to do this is the 'hit them with both sides' strategy. This whole thing could be a ploy to bring traditional media attention to Wikipedia, albeit in a negative light...and hopefully, the extremist and scary anti-Wikipedia 'movement' would also gain 'legitimacy'. Who is hoping this will happen? Well, not only fringe groups, but whatever allies they may have in corporate America.

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 08:32 (thirteen years ago) link

http://www.aetherometry.com/antiwikipedia/Section_I.html

retarded and gay (bato), Monday, 12 December 2005 08:44 (thirteen years ago) link

The article about the Singing Nun has her categorized under "people who committed suicide", "people who died in their 50s", and the magnificent "people who committed suicide in their 50s".

Casuistry (Chris P), Monday, 12 December 2005 09:53 (thirteen years ago) link

OVERREACT MUCH?
Apparently, he made the wiki entries from work, and the entries had been tracked to his computer. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002677060_wiki11.html

D.I.Y. U.N.K.L.E. (dave225.3), Monday, 12 December 2005 13:11 (thirteen years ago) link

I guess that makes slightly more sense. i thought he was so ashamed of himself he quit.

kyle (akmonday), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:11 (thirteen years ago) link

The wikipedia article for Dougie Poynter out of McFly used to say something like
"Dougie lost his virginity at 15, which is an offence in the UK. It is not known whether he lost it to a boy or a girl." and for a while people would wiki-tussle deleting it, putting it back, deleting it again... but the article's been completely rewritten now. sadly.

baby i'm waiting (cis), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:20 (thirteen years ago) link

http://www.aetherometry.com/antiwikipedia/Section_I.html

ha ha I love cranks with an axe to grind.

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:22 (thirteen years ago) link

Apparently, he made the wiki entries from work, and the entries had been tracked to his computer. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002677060_wiki11.html

Ha, the guy who tracked him down is a notorious crank... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:24 (thirteen years ago) link

Wikipedia Watch
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search

Wikipedia Watch is a website critical of Wikipedia. It is owned by Daniel Brandt, the leader of the Southwestern chapter of Aryan Nations and an Internet activist.

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:26 (thirteen years ago) link

From the Google-watch-watch site:

The first such article I read was published by Salon.com and can be found here (http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2002/08/29/google_watch/print.html). This article isn't so bad as the others, the author does expose Brandt's motives:

Brandt is not a disinterested party; the dispute between Daniel Brandt and Google is personal. He has spent thousands of hours building a Web site that he believes is both useful and important, and Google, in its algorithmic blindness, has given Brandt a lower page rank than he thinks he's entitled to. Brandt finds it genuinely hard to believe -- and even personally insulting -- that Google won't give him more credit.

However the article does paint Mr. Brandt in a friendly light, and so it lends credibility to his cause - a cause which most if not all search engine professionals would regard as absurd.

The crux of Brandt's argument can be summed up with these paragraphs from the Salon.com article.

When you type "NameBase" into Google, Brandt's site comes up first, but Brandt is not satisfied with that. "My problem has been to get Google to go deep enough into my site," he says. In other words, Brandt wants Google to index the 100,000 names he has in his database, so that a Google search for "Donald Rumsfeld" will bring up NameBase's page for the secretary of defense. For some reason, though, all of NameBase's deep pages -- its pages with specific names and citations -- have a low Google page rank, which causes them to show up low in the search results. Search for "Donald Rumsfeld" in Google and in the first five pages you get a lot of .mil and .gov sites, some news stories, and some activist sites. Namebase's entry on Rumsfeld doesn't come up. (It is in Google's database, but to find it somebody would have to first wade through hundreds of results.)

Why is a Nazi collecting people's names and citations?

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:29 (thirteen years ago) link

ha he's not actually a nazi. That was an "unusual detail".

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 12 December 2005 14:49 (thirteen years ago) link


Tribune Company
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Tribune Company
Type Public (NYSE: TRB)
Founded 1847
Location Chicago, Illinois
Key people Dennis Fitzsimmons, CEO & President
Scott Smith, President of Tribune Publishing
Patrick Mullen, President, Tribune Broadcasting
Industry Entertainment
Products television, newspapers, radio
Revenue 2% ($5.73 billion USD, FY 2005)
Employees unknown
Website www.tribune.com
The Tribune Company is a large multimedia corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. It owns the Chicago Tribune, WGN, the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday in New York, the Hartford Courant, The Baltimore Sun, the Daily Press, and many other media outlets. The Tribune Company is also a co-owner of the WB television network. The Tribune Company's revenues total billions of dollars each year.
The Tribune Company also owns Tribune Entertainment, which owns the distribution rights to several television shows including: Andromeda, Mutant X, The Beastmaster, Family Feud, South Park, Soul Train, Candid Camera, Earth: Final Conflict, and others.

One criticism of the Tribune Company is that they are responsible for the Cubs' perpetual losing. The Tribune Company discovered that the Cubs are more profitable fielding a poor team, rather than spending big on free agents. The Chicago Cubs are located in a trendy area of Chicago, causing them to have great attendance at home games, even when the team is doing poorly.

If the Tribune Company is so unhappy about this, why don't they just edit it?

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 15:03 (thirteen years ago) link

What makes you think they're "so unhappy"?

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 12 December 2005 15:12 (thirteen years ago) link

the "techno-cult of ignorance" picture montage is awesome

s1ocki (slutsky), Monday, 12 December 2005 17:44 (thirteen years ago) link

"Brian Chase, 38, who until Friday was an operations manager at a small delivery company, told Seigenthaler he had written the material suggesting Seigenthaler had been involved in the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy."

ROFFLE

latebloomer: Deutsch Bag (latebloomer), Monday, 12 December 2005 18:37 (thirteen years ago) link

"In 1990, Winona played a primary role in another Burton project, Edward Scissorhands, alongside her then-boyfriend Johnny Depp. It is her only movie, other than 2002's Mr. Deeds, in which one can admire her natural blond hair which she has dyed dark since childhood."

patrick bateman (mickeygraft), Monday, 12 December 2005 22:34 (thirteen years ago) link

four weeks pass...
Some time around 1600, before the term acquired its current meaning, "windfucker" was an acceptable name for the bird now known as the kestrel.

Mestema (davidcorp), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:19 (thirteen years ago) link

Some also like to skeet in the woman's eye. skeet skeet.

melton mowbray (adr), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:22 (thirteen years ago) link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevermind


Track listing

1. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) - 5:02
2. "In Bloom" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 4:15
3. "Come As You Are" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:39
4. "Breed" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:04
5. "Lithium" (Cobain) - 4:17
6. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:56
7. "Territorial Pissings" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:23
8. "Drain You" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:44
9. "Lounge Act" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:37
10. "Stay Away" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:33
11. "On a Plain" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:17
12. "Something In The Way" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:51
13. "Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Nirvana)

Tuomas (Tuomas), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:29 (thirteen years ago) link

megaroffle

it appears to have been edited again, not by me:

"Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Cuomo/Urkel/Nirvana)

Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:55 (thirteen years ago) link

though I think just the stray "Hongro" was funnier

Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:56 (thirteen years ago) link

four weeks pass...
Someone did quite a number to Douglas Adams' page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Adams

Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:00 (thirteen years ago) link

HAH! It's fixed!

Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:01 (thirteen years ago) link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Titicaca

Portions of the name sound like vulgarities in English and Spanish, leading to its use in various jokes. Titicaca is the lake that Cornholio, alter-ego of Beavis of MTV's animated series Beavis and Butt-head, claims to come from although he believes the lake is located in Nicaragua.

kanye twitty (Jody Beth Rosen), Tuesday, 14 February 2006 03:08 (thirteen years ago) link

two months pass...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trekdom

The word 'Trekdom' is used interchangeably with 'Fandom' when referring to Star Trek Fandom or their fans and has been in use by fans of Star Trek fans for several decades.

After the recent cancellation of Star Trek: Enterprise, the future of Trekdom is still uncertain, though it has been scaled back to its own core. Some may believe that Trekdom might die off, or it might be extinct at the onset of such conflicts such as World War III.

Tuomas (Tuomas), Sunday, 16 April 2006 22:53 (thirteen years ago) link

"D-cup sized breasts are generally regarded as minimum specification in order to fully enjoy this act."

"Plus, all the slang..."
But shouldn't the 81 be called a 010?

dr lulu (dr lulu), Sunday, 16 April 2006 23:22 (thirteen years ago) link

turn the "8" on its side; insert "1."

Jimmy Mod: My theme is DEATH (The Famous Jimmy Mod), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:11 (thirteen years ago) link

# "spagnola" (lit. "Spanish job", in Italy)
# "branlette espagnole" (lit. "Spanish job" (France)
# "espanhola" (lit. "Spanish job", in Brazil and Portugal)
# "ισπανικό" (lit. "Spanish job", in Greece)
# "cubana" (lit. "Cuban job", in Spain)

Pwnjabi MC (Matt Chesnut), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:24 (thirteen years ago) link

Martin Luther was a cunt.

Was what I found at the top of the page when I checked wikipedia a few weeks before starting a class on the Reformation.

jimnaseum (jimnaseum), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:51 (thirteen years ago) link

That Salon piece is a pathetic excuse for journalism. "Man, my conspiracy theory site doesn't rank high enough on Google when searching for an incredibly famous person! At least Salon's desperate enough to write about my plight."

musically (musically), Monday, 17 April 2006 02:13 (thirteen years ago) link

four months pass...
In [[2006]], Momus was appointed head booker for the American wrestling federation [[IWA: Mid South]].

Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 06:06 (thirteen years ago) link

The Cold War cycled through a series of high and low tension years (the latter called [[Détente]]). Historians continue to debate the causes of the low tension, but it was decided that the high tension was formed by the male romping between members of the Soviet and U.S troops.

Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 20:05 (thirteen years ago) link

eight months pass...

First go here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discontinued_gay_pornography_awards

Go to the Probe / Men in Video Awards section.

Click on the 1995 recipient of the "Best Bottom" award.

Note the expression on his face.

Eric H., Monday, 4 June 2007 02:57 (twelve years ago) link

LOL

strgn, Monday, 4 June 2007 03:03 (twelve years ago) link

one month passes...

Cultural imperialism at its WTF-est:


Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão GCL (born José Alexandre Gusmão, on June 20, 1946) is a former freedom fighter who became the first President of East Timor since independence from Indonesia.
(...)
His nickname, "Xanana", is taken from the name of the 1970's rock and roll/comedy group Sha Na Na.

anatol_merklich, Thursday, 19 July 2007 16:19 (twelve years ago) link

one month passes...

On a radio interview, Trina said that the relationship was more of a "brother-sister" relationship. Later, on Victoria's RapBasement, Lil Wayne said he knew nothing of the rumors. During Wayne's childhood, he mistakenly got thought of as a gay guy but late he dismissed all these claims by watching naked gun 33 and a third.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lil_Wayne#Personal_life

acrobat, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:23 (twelve years ago) link

And in the next chapter:

"Lil Wayne and Trina have recently ended their porno relationship, which was stated by Lil Wayne, himself, on BET's 106 and Park."

Did someone misspell "promo"?

Tuomas, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:28 (twelve years ago) link

"Efisga" is mindshattering

president of deluded fruitcakes anonymous (silby), Tuesday, 27 August 2019 16:34 (three months ago) link

anyway poll

president of deluded fruitcakes anonymous (silby), Tuesday, 27 August 2019 16:34 (three months ago) link

I agree, gonna start a poll right now

silverfish, Tuesday, 27 August 2019 16:43 (three months ago) link

The French-language Wikipédia article on bilingualism in Ottawa is dramatically different from the English one and may be the most opinionated Wikipedia article I've ever read, concluding:

Enfin, cette situation linguistique du français à Ottawa est humiliante pour de nombreux francophones du Canada (et en particulier ceux qui ne parlent pas l'anglais, nombreux au Québec) qui se rendent dans la capitale fédérale. Cela risque de favoriser donc le séparatisme québécois.[réf. nécessaire]

"Ultimately, the linguistic status of French in Ottawa is humiliating for the many Canadian francophones who find themselves in the national capital (especially those who do not speak English, who are numerous in Quebec). This may encourage Quebec separatism [citation needed]."

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Tuesday, 27 August 2019 17:03 (three months ago) link

He published a book that was banned in Suriname and misunderstood in the Netherlands.[1]

Today he dances jazz, but tomorrow he will sell his homeland (seandalai), Friday, 30 August 2019 22:53 (three months ago) link

For Frank Sinatra's 1967 detective movie, Tony Rome, Hazlewood also wrote the theme song which was performed by Nancy. Lee Hazlewood shot a guy in 1963.

a bevy of supermodels, musicians and Lena Dunham (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 1 September 2019 16:49 (three months ago) link

Haraszthy was a writer in German (which he spoke from birth [dubious - discuss])

Abigail, Wife of Preserved Fish (rushomancy), Sunday, 1 September 2019 16:53 (three months ago) link

The film was released on VHS in 1988 by MCA Home Video and contains a trailer for the film Positive I.D. at the end.

Screamin' Jay Gould (The Yellow Kid), Friday, 13 September 2019 18:49 (two months ago) link

In March 1999, Manser successfully passed Kuching immigration by disguising himself in a business suit, carrying a briefcase, and wearing a badly knotted tie.

johnny crunch, Saturday, 21 September 2019 17:24 (two months ago) link

The album went head to head with heavy metal band Slipknot's All Hope Is Gone on the Billboard 200 albums chart, seeing that both albums were released on August 22, 2008, therefore both albums were competing for the number one spot on the Billboard 200. LAX ended up debuting at number two on the Billboard 200, at first, it looked like LAX had debuted ahead of All Hope Is Gone by 13 copies. Initially, Billboard published an article stating that The Game had secured the top spot with a margin of 13 units, in what was described as the "closest race for number one since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking Data in 1991". Slipknot's labels Warner Music Group and Roadrunner Records asked for a SoundScan recount, a historic first. Nielsen proceeded to the recount, which placed LAX at number two with 238,382 copies, and Slipknot in the first position with 239,516 copies scanned, a margin of 1,134 copies. After the recount 12 hours later, the article was rewritten and Slipknot was awarded the number one spot

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Saturday, 21 September 2019 17:34 (two months ago) link

So many gems in this article.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homosexual_behavior_in_animals

Homosexual behavior is quite common in wild marmots.[77] (NOTE THE FOOTNOTE #)

After aggressive "necking", it is common for two male giraffes to caress and court each other, leading up to mounting and climax. (I SAW WHAT YOU DID THERE AND I DISAPPROVE)

In captivity, they have been observed to sometimes perform homosexual and heterosexual penetration of the blowhole, a hole homologous with the nostril of other mammals, making this the only known example of nasal sex in the animal kingdom.[65][66]

Poody Mae Bubblebutt, Miss Kumquat of 1947 (rushomancy), Thursday, 26 September 2019 01:11 (two months ago) link

nasal sex in the animal kingdom

fake stereolab song titles

times 牛肉麵 (Autumn Almanac), Thursday, 26 September 2019 01:23 (two months ago) link

definitely a collaboration with NWW

Poody Mae Bubblebutt, Miss Kumquat of 1947 (rushomancy), Thursday, 26 September 2019 01:33 (two months ago) link

oh god yes, i can hear it now

times 牛肉麵 (Autumn Almanac), Thursday, 26 September 2019 06:09 (two months ago) link

not so much a detail, but if you scroll down to the bottom of the Buffalo '66 article, you'll find that the film is rolled into the extended Buffalo Bills NFL Franchise extended cinematic universe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_%2766

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Thursday, 3 October 2019 19:27 (two months ago) link

Derek landy was very good at his job being a author. He had won the red house children award. This helped him in his career.

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Friday, 4 October 2019 06:52 (two months ago) link

Waugh also merits a mention in the history of reggae music. The success of the movie adaptation of Island in the Sun and the Harry Belafonte title track provided inspiration as well as the name for the successful Island Records record label.

Maria Edgelord (cryptosicko), Monday, 7 October 2019 16:33 (one month ago) link

Dimension Films chief Bob Weinstein demanded musical changes after being dissatisfied with Ottman's score, instating the song "What's This Life For" by rock music group Creed, which is featured in the film during a party sequence and also during the end credits.

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Saturday, 12 October 2019 19:21 (one month ago) link

Halloween H20?

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Saturday, 12 October 2019 19:57 (one month ago) link

ya

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Saturday, 12 October 2019 20:04 (one month ago) link

Today is the feast of St Gerard Majella, patron of

Children (and unborn children in particular); childbirth; mothers (and expectant mothers in particular); motherhood; falsely accused people; good confessions; lay brothers; tennis ball football, head boys and Muro Lucano, Italy

Non, je ned raggette rien (onimo), Wednesday, 16 October 2019 10:43 (one month ago) link

She was an avid tennis player, and once played with Milton Friedman despite the fact that it was snowing.[1]

Michael Oliver of Penge Wins £5 (Tom D.), Sunday, 20 October 2019 13:03 (one month ago) link

people you wish had beaten each other to death with tennis rackets

Xia Nu del Vague (Noodle Vague), Sunday, 20 October 2019 13:51 (one month ago) link

I thougt that said St. Gerard Malanga there for a second, who'd be a perfectly fine patron saint of good confessions and lay brothers

The Ravishing of ROFL Stein (Hadrian VIII), Sunday, 20 October 2019 16:42 (one month ago) link

kickstarter to canonise every one of pope andy's superstars

mark s, Sunday, 20 October 2019 16:57 (one month ago) link

1979 saw his first major film soundtrack commission (Alexandro Jodorowsky's Tusk), but he had been releasing solo records at least a decade earlier, including at least four for the Chappell Music Library, as well as his album Chez Jean-Claude Petit, released in the early 1970s. In 1976 he collaborated with Pierre Delanoë, Toto Cutugno, Vito Pallavicini in a very popular and funky music for Mireille Mathieu called Ciao Bambino, Sorry.

mark s, Sunday, 20 October 2019 21:53 (one month ago) link

In 1950, while living in the U.K., he fathered future Average White Band drummer, Robbie McIntosh. Colleano was not married to McIntosh's mother.

Michael Oliver of Penge Wins £5 (Tom D.), Sunday, 20 October 2019 23:33 (one month ago) link

The band's name came from a sugar packet Mould noticed while eating at a diner with the other two members.

pplains, Monday, 21 October 2019 20:36 (one month ago) link

For much longer than was reasonable, I was imagining 'Hüsker Dü sügar'

S-, Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:11 (one month ago) link

what a run-on sentence:

On October 16th 2019, in an interview with Loudwire and Consequence of Sound, Necrobutcher revealed that he also had had plans to kill Euronymous [who was killed first by Varg Vikernes] since he was disgusted by Euronymous's treatment of Dead, and in that same interview he spoke about the Lords of Chaos movie, saying that the movie saddened him, expressing that he did not like it, although he was surprised that Hollywood cared about Mayhem enough to make the movie, and he also objected to the movie because it was based on the Lords of Chaos book, which he described as "the worst book ever".

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Saturday, 26 October 2019 01:27 (one month ago) link

Whatever position is adopted, care must be taken (e.g. by having the recipient's legs kept together) not to strike the back of the genitals.

Subaru owners I have wordlessly loved (bernard snowy), Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:35 (one month ago) link

From the Murry Wilson article

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Sunday, 27 October 2019 13:14 (one month ago) link

The original Megatron was the leader and warlord of the Decepticons, a fictional faction of sentient self-configuring modular extraterrestrial robotic lifeforms from the planet Cybertron.

mick signals, Sunday, 27 October 2019 19:57 (one month ago) link

Yeah, what a needless modifier, everyone knows the real-life Decepticons are lead by Shockwave.

Tuomas, Sunday, 27 October 2019 20:18 (one month ago) link

Vocalist Dan Wigley stands at 6 feet 8 inches tall. Making him the tallest member of any punk band until the 6'10" Tobin Balwinkel formed Flatfoot 56 in 2000.

S-, Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:58 (one month ago) link

Significant others: Agent Wayne Rigsby (coworker; husband), Agent Craig O'Laughlin (fiance, person that almost killed her; deceased)

justfanoe (Greg Fanoe), Wednesday, 30 October 2019 13:14 (one month ago) link

Takes place in a dystopian future where music, television and video games are banned, and the rock band Aerosmith is kidnapped.

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 05:46 (one month ago) link

When James Hetfield sings it, he does not sing in a falsetto like King Diamond, but in 2008 (and again in 2011, with Hank Shermann, Michael Denner and Timi Hansen)[17] King Diamond performed "Mercyful Fate" with Metallica, and put the screams in where necessary.

Jordan Pickford LOLverdrive (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 14:34 (one month ago) link

Being completely deaf in one ear and barely hearing in the other, Edison would listen to a music player or piano by chomping into the wood to absorb the sound waves into his skull. The waves would then pass through the cochlea and into the auditory nerve and finally into his brain. Due to this method of listening, he could not stand vocal vibrato nor hear at the highest frequencies.

A True White Kid that can Jump (Granny Dainger), Wednesday, 6 November 2019 19:41 (one month ago) link

Man what Diamanda Galas would do to that poor man

Jordan Pickford LOLverdrive (Neanderthal), Wednesday, 6 November 2019 19:47 (one month ago) link

I could swear I've heard the same thing about Beethoven biting his piano! Maybe they both did it

Dan I., Wednesday, 6 November 2019 22:00 (one month ago) link

Maybe it was the same piano

Mark G, Wednesday, 6 November 2019 23:03 (one month ago) link

Santa with Muscles is a 1996 American Christmas comedy film starring Hulk Hogan, produced by the Shuster brothers, co-produced executively by The Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort and directed by John Murlowski.

I'm scared my but won't fit in it. (Old Lunch), Thursday, 7 November 2019 17:52 (four weeks ago) link

In August 1999, MGM board member Francis Ford Coppola was brought in by MGM to supervise another re-editing of the film costing $1 million at his American Zoetrope facility in Northern California. This work included digitally placing Bassett's and Spader's faces on the bodies of (a computer-tinted) Tunney and Facinelli, so that their characters could enjoy a love scene.

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Monday, 11 November 2019 08:12 (three weeks ago) link

What movie is that?

Tuomas, Monday, 11 November 2019 08:23 (three weeks ago) link

Supernova - a very dire "we picked up this creepy guy marooned on a creepy planet" movie, rendered barely coherent due to the above-cited shenanigans and more, at least from the half of it that i've seen.

weird ilx but sb (Doctor Casino), Monday, 11 November 2019 11:48 (three weeks ago) link

Mr. McNabb, a retired police officer, related that in his opinion the murder was carried out by a somnambulist who was therefore unaware of the deed. He had never ventured this opinion officially for fear of being laughed out of the force.[4]

Non, je ned raggette rien (onimo), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:17 (three weeks ago) link

two weeks pass...

Mangling presses the fiber ends back onto the fiber, so that the clothes remain clean longer. This could potentially reduce dust approximately 10 to 60 times however this is not confirmed.

mick signals, Friday, 29 November 2019 05:44 (one week ago) link

Can we get some confirmation on that please

Sam Weller, Friday, 29 November 2019 09:18 (one week ago) link

'Kim Jong-il was frustrated with his films in the early 1970s. He could tell that in contrast to the other films being released globally, his were stiff and lifeless. His diagnosis was a lack of enthusiasm from his actors and crew.'

pomenitul, Tuesday, 3 December 2019 17:06 (three days ago) link


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