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Steely_D

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Location: Biscayne Bay
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 7:55pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

So I've never been interested one iota in seeing Marathon Man but in looking for this picture, I learned that the screenplay is by William Goldman (Princess Bride).

DO NOT WATCH THE MOVIE! It is fantastic BUT you want instead to first read the novel by William Goldman.
Like the Princess Bride, the movie is only a small portion of the fantastic written word. 

Also in that category, Magic by William Goldman.

Note, he also wrote the screenplay for All the President's Men.
And there's his fantastic non-fiction Adventures in the Screen Trade. He tells the story of this movie: Upon being asked by his co-star how a previous scene had gone, one in which Hoffmann’s character had supposedly stayed up for three days, Hoffmann admitted that he too had not slept for 72 hours to achieve emotional verisimilitude. “My dear boy,” replied Olivier smoothly, “why don’t you just try acting? It's so much easier.”

I'm an unabashed Goldman fanatic, as you might've surmised.
In fact, my first music cassette of my own music was titled "Here Come the King Bats" as a reference to Goldman (read Princess Bride) and Eno (Here Come the Warm Jets).
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 7:38pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:




So I've never been interested one iota in seeing Marathon Man but in looking for this picture, I learned that the screenplay is by William Goldman (Princess Bride).




Oh, but you should.
Manbird

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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 7:36pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:




So I've never been interested one iota in seeing Marathon Man but in looking for this picture, I learned that the screenplay is by William Goldman (Princess Bride).




Mocking Gandhi. Not safe. 

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 7:28pm

 Antigone wrote:
Survived a root canal. 





So I've never been interested one iota in seeing Marathon Man but in looking for this picture, I learned that the screenplay is by William Goldman (Princess Bride).


Antigone

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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 4:19pm

Survived a root canal. 
Antigone

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Posted: Jul 29, 2022 - 5:01pm

Saw the fantastic Whistler to Cassatt exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Amazing. 
GeneP59

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Posted: Jul 29, 2022 - 9:02am

 ColdMiser wrote:

speaking of sweet Italian sausage, I'm going to a game at Fenway Sunday for the first time in many many years and I can't wait to get the old Sausage and Peppahs on Landsdowne before the game.


Well enjoy that, it’s is always a highlight going there. Unfortunately that might be the only enjoyment of the day. 


Are you passing through the area or are you a native to the Boston area. Cause if you are… 


ColdMiser

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Posted: Jul 29, 2022 - 6:29am

 GeneP59 wrote:
Grilled sweet Italian sausage and zucchini while listening to RP.  




speaking of sweet Italian sausage, I'm going to a game at Fenway Sunday for the first time in many many years and I can't wait to get the old Sausage and Peppahs on Landsdowne before the game.

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 28, 2022 - 4:41pm

 GeneP59 wrote:
Grilled sweet Italian sausage and zucchini while listening to RP.  









GeneP59

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Posted: Jul 28, 2022 - 11:01am

Grilled sweet Italian sausage and zucchini while listening to RP.  


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 8:28pm

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:

went for a run last night and thought, nope.
Get up early with Manbird and eat worms.


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 8:26pm

 Manbird wrote:

Waited an hour to see my cardiologist and the appointment only took about 3 minutes. literally.
I mean, he just asked me how long since I had the bypass surgery and said I'm doing great and 
walked out.  What a waste of time. I definitely won't be keeping the next appointment.
Plus, I had to get up real early for the freakin appointment!




That's why your doing so good... eat more worms.

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 8:25pm

 haresfur wrote:

I figured and was being snarky. Maybe he could run a battery charger, though.
He always has a something going on.

He needs to finish his work on my car!


ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 9:03am

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:

went for a run last night and thought, nope.


:lol: 
Antigone

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022 - 8:31am

Same thing I did yesterday: vacationed. At home. {#Dancingbanana}
NoEnzLefttoSplit

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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 9:40pm

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote:
Looked at average triathlon times for 60+ men and thought... maybe. 
 
went for a run last night and thought, nope.
Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 7:38pm

Caught the cheep matinee of NOPE at the nearby Dubly Atmos theater.
Better Half™ and I both gave it a 4 out of 5. Doesn't remake the cinema experience in our lifetime - but pretty, interesting, and worth a viewing. Don't read spoilers before you go. Part of the fun is the ride of WTF?
Manbird

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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 3:51pm

Waited an hour to see my cardiologist and the appointment only took about 3 minutes. literally.
I mean, he just asked me how long since I had the bypass surgery and said I'm doing great and 
walked out.  What a waste of time. I definitely won't be keeping the next appointment.
Plus, I had to get up real early for the freakin appointment!


NoEnzLefttoSplit

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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 2:46am

Looked at average triathlon times for 60+ men and thought... maybe. 
haresfur

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Posted: Jul 24, 2022 - 10:34pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
It's for looks. Where he lives the water is a little too deep for that windmill to pump it up and out.



I figured and was being snarky. Maybe he could run a battery charger, though.
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