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Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
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As Paddy might say, “Sure Happy It’s Thursday!”

Mac’s thread GIF reminds me that just the other day, I told SackO’SugarK I wanted to invent a pop-goes-teh-weasel casket for deceased pranksters. Sure, it’s a niche market, but so were Apple’s earliest computers. 👿

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Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
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Bummer: Greg Lake of King Crimson and Emerson Lake & Palmer dead after a long battle with cancer.

Liked both bands, especially ELP since it featured keyboards much more than guitars; their first three albums -- especially “Tarkus” -- were an inspiration to a young me. (Also appreciated the way they were so influenced by composers like Béla Bartok and Alberto Ginastera.)

Tarnation!

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
4 years ago

Sure Happy It’s Thursday, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, Fatwa!

Bummer about Greg Lake. Brain Salad Surgery and Welcome Back My Friends were favorites when hanging out with friends. In college, a friend from Switzerland introduced me to King Crimson (and Kraftwerk and Nina Hagen -- which beat the snot out of the disco of the day).

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
4 years ago

I just read that John Glenn passed away.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
4 years ago
Reply to  Machinist

I can’t disagree, Mac.

Sven
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Sven
4 years ago
Reply to  Machinist

Our heroes are human and will disappoint us sooner or later in one way or another. Doesnt take away from what he did with NASA and I’d remember him that way, Mac.

TehMermaid
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TehMermaid
4 years ago

♫Oh what a lucky man..he was ♫♫

Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
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Hai, Paddy, Mac and Cali!

Re John Glenn: I remember watching his flight (as much as you could see on TV back then) and rather lionized him as a very little boy.

I’ll just say I wish to hell he’d stuck with being a pilot, astronaut and an exec for Royal Crown Cola. While he had The Right Stuff long, long ago, he turned into another dishonorable scumbag politico…which is mostly how I will remember him.

Sad.

Sven
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Sven
4 years ago

Hey guys and gals,

Sorry to hear about both John Glenn and Greg Lake.

Sven
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Sven
4 years ago