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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 2:43pm

Mic Gillette.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 2:41pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Man. What the hell is going on?
 
Aside from the whole we're-all-getting-older-so-we'd-better-get-used-to-it thing, that is. 

 
His Wikipedia entry says he had acute ulcerative colitis, and got pneumonia follwing his last surgery. I don't know if that is accurate or not.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 2:35pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Man. What the hell is going on?
 
Aside from the whole we're-all-getting-older-so-we'd-better-get-used-to-it thing, that is. 

 
 
Yeah, FFS!


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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 2:27pm

 n4ku wrote: 
Man. What the hell is going on?
 
Aside from the whole we're-all-getting-older-so-we'd-better-get-used-to-it thing, that is. 
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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 2:24pm

Glenn Frey


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Posted: Jan 18, 2016 - 11:29am

Mott The Hoople drummer Griffin dies aged 67


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Posted: Jan 16, 2016 - 8:47am

Interesting article about David Bowie's life in New York City:

David Bowie: Invisible New Yorker
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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 10:16am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 Bowie flipping off the paparazzi. He's carrying a copy of Uncut "100 Icons" in which he's #7. Apparently Uncut later used this photo in a promo, but (so far) there's no indication of a setup.

 



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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 10:01am

 BillG wrote:

OK. Had to see that twice before I got it. Brutally true so far.

 
Don't feel bad.  I had to use Google to figure it out.
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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 9:37am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 
 

Bowie flipping off the paparazzi. He's carrying a copy of Uncut "100 Icons" in which he's #7. Apparently Uncut later used this photo in a promo, but (so far) there's no indication of a setup.

 
priceless
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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 9:27am

 
 

Bowie flipping off the paparazzi. He's carrying a copy of Uncut "100 Icons" in which he's #7. Apparently Uncut later used this photo in a promo, but (so far) there's no indication of a setup.
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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 8:46am

 BillG wrote:

OK. Had to see that twice before I got it. Brutally true so far.

 



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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 8:46am

'Grizzly Adams' star Dan Haggerty dead at 74


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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 8:17am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:



 
OK. Had to see that twice before I got it. Brutally true so far.
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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 7:55am

Recognizable to most SF Bay Area peeps, this guy was truly legendary. When you wanted news, you tuned to Al Hart on KCBS radio in San Francisco.

RIP Sir.

Legendary KCBS Radio Anchor Al Hart Dies At 88


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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 - 7:50am

THE MAD GENIUS BEHIND THE ROLLING STONES AND YARDBIRDS, GIORGIO GOMELSKY R.I.P.
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Posted: Jan 14, 2016 - 7:30pm



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Posted: Jan 14, 2016 - 8:42am

For those of you who subscribe to SiriusXM, they have turned The Loft, Channel 30, into a temporary David Bowie tribute channel.
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Posted: Jan 12, 2016 - 4:55pm

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I have a good friend, a very smart guy, who has a sort of redneck-sophisticate personality. He is loud and brash and unafraid to go skinny-dipping in the boss' pool at an office party. He was more than a little rough around the edges and put quite a few people off, but if you got past the exterior he is great fun to be around—intensely creative and willing to put in the effort to bring his ideas to life. Impulsive as hell and utterly unconcerned what anyone else thought of him. A lot of fun to be around.

He was a huge David Bowie fan. Named his beloved dog Ziggy. He was also utterly disgusted by gay people. Nowadays you'd call him a homophobe, but that never was an accurate term; he just found gay things icky, and he had a hyper-masculine personality. He is the only person I've ever had suggest an evening of gay-bashing, and I'll never know if he meant it or not.

When the Ziggy Stardust movie came to town he had to see it, and invited a bunch of friends along. And Ziggy was ever so gay.

You gotta wonder how someone listened to all that music and looked at all those album covers and never figured out what was going on, but the '70s were like that. All kinds of bands affected androgynous appearances as a fashion statement. It meant nothing other than yet another way to epater le bourgeoisie and establish yourself as a rebel hipster. I mean, did anyone think Alice Cooper was gay? Seriously? So maybe he gets a pass on that level of density.

The movie shook him up a bit.

Fast forward a few decades. He's out now, comfortably bi, posting pictures on Facebook wearing a Speedo and kissing boys at the Pride parade. My wife (who was there that night at the movie theater) says in retrospect she can trace the change back to that night.

I hope so. That would be a fitting legacy for Mr. Bowie.

 
Nice story. I'm kind of sad that men seem to have lost the ability to be straight and camp since that era.

... not that it applies to myself or any other Rpeeps... 
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Posted: Jan 12, 2016 - 1:57pm

 RichardPrins wrote:

And covered by...
 
I had a demo cassette from Ned years and years ago. Trying for a Kinky Friedman sort of success, I guess. He's an interesting guy.
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