Frank's pop culture minute.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:47 pm

Sixteen tracks, you say? I would refrain from adding any of his instrumental stuff, because I really don't like much of it--too cocktail jazzy. It would have to be highly Rainbow Children packed, since that was his most popular with fans. Here's my ideal:

1. Muse 2 The Pharoah
2. Mellow
3. The Same December
4. Objects In The Mirror
5. A Case Of U
6. What Do U Want Me 2 Do
7. Fury (snl version)
8. Somewhere Here On Earth
9. Future Baby Mama
10. $
11. Colonized Mind
12. Ol Skool Company
13. Supercute
14. Vavoom

15.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:50 pm

Sorry, jumpy screen. Wyatt needs to fix that. lol

15. Golden Parachute
16. Rainbow Children from One Night Alone Live!

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:22 pm

Prince has a new album out called 20Ten. This is one of the songs. It's a stunner:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_WKg8-- ... re=related

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:19 am

There is this interesting website: if you put in samples of your writing it will tell you who you write like, if anybody. Margaret Atwood tried it and it said that she wrote like Stephen King! Obviously, she was shocked. Some wonk came up with this. The main vetted point though is the guy who invented this is not a published writer and admits that he doesn't write very well.

Try it: iwl.me

I put in some stuff and it compared me to, get this: Nabokov! My self esteem is angelic. lol

Ignore me at your peril...haha

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Lori Koonce » Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:46 pm

Thanks Frank

I did it, and I came up with David Foster Wallace.

Not bad IMO!

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Steve Evil » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:16 pm

Mario Puzzo. :? Never read him. I'm gonna try again. . .

(Atwood sounds more like King than she would like us to think. . .)

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Steve Evil » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:18 pm

Second time: David Foster Wallace. He must be very talented. . .

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:54 pm

I put something Rob wrote here in and got Wodehouse.

I knew my strange, magic realism would get me somewhere...lol

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Moderator » Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:07 pm

I see a pattern emerging.

David Foster Wallace.

Unh-huh. :?
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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby Moderator » Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:11 pm

Just tried it again and (using different samples of my writing) I got Wallace (again), Stephen King and Arthur C Clarke.

Gonna stop while I'm ahead.
- I love to find adventure. All I need is a change of clothes, my Nikon, an open mind and a strong cup of coffee.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby cynic » Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:15 pm

(1) austen
(1) dickens
(2) wodehouse
(3) orwell
:roll: :lol:
follow your bliss,mike

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby cynic » Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:53 pm

iwl.me
enter:
see dick
see dick run
run dick, run

Rudyard Kipling wrote that

:lol:

enter:
i ate paste today for lunch
yum

you are James Joyce, yay!
the same came up for a frank church post :lol:
follow your bliss,mike

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:14 pm

Finally found the entire Jello Biafra on Oprah thang:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugWuIm05XVY

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:15 pm

Mike, quit eating paste.

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Re: Frank's pop culture minute.

Postby FrankChurch » Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:48 pm

A new interview, profile of Ray Bradbury:

http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/08/02/Br ... ml?hpt=Mid

I don't get why he watches Fox news, but...


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