These polls can’t be correct. Can they? (I’m looking at the right-rail stuff, the Election Day forecast, but especially the “now-cast,” which shows the gap wide and widening. It’ll tighten by Nov. 6, but I honestly expected it to be a lot tighter. I guess that’s what happens when you’re running the Personality Twins. Forget the commentary in this piece; just watch the embedded clip of the Chris Wallace interview. It’s Palin 2.0. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.

Well, it’s going to be a long month, just the same. Lots of local races. Frankly, if a pollster called and asked, “If the election were held today…” I’d interrupt and ask, “Pretty please?”

This is just the fatigue talking. Mondays are still the longest day of the week. It’s nice to get it over with just the same.

So. Some linkage?

We’ve spent a bit of time chatting about education here, and how different nations do it differently, so this is offered in that vein:

“The pressures and workloads that the students and the teachers in the U.S. are facing nowadays are, perhaps, greater than they were a decade ago,” Korsunsky said in a recent paper. “But still, compared to a typical Chinese or Korean school, a high-pressure U.S. school is a summer camp.”

Let’s start with discipline. Korsunsky’s student sources are not describing a Chinese version of a blackboard jungle with metal detectors at the main entrance. These are some of the best and most selective schools in Asia. Being “tardy usually results in physical punishment, such as running in the gym a few times or doing jumping jacks. Forgetting to do homework and talking during class will often result in hitting with ruler or some sort,” one student said.

How fun. Let’s be more like the Chinese, eh?

Good NYT piece on Fender, the guitar company, being squeezed from all sides — the culture favors turntables and digital music-makers, and the customers would rather own a vintage guitar than a new one.

What the hell, it must be class warfare day around here: I, job creator.

Tuesday, amuse me. I need it.

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55 responses to “Lop-siding.”

  1. Prospero said on October 2, 2012 at 2:23 am

    One thing I’d say about Leo Fender’s company, they never made a Les Paul. Strat? Tele? Not even close to as great a guitar. And that’s not one of those opinions like desert. That’s a fact. The Les Paul is a better guitar. Sorry, but not close. The bizarre winger crap about some war on Fender is hilarious. If there is a war, it’s been on Gibson, to Fender’s benefit. And every charge against Gibson concerning endangered wood and the rain forest is true. But seriously, intelligent harvesting of rare woods to make fine musical instruments doesn’t make sense? Nonsense.

    As far as .edu is concerned, we go no Chinese, but remember SRA, the reading program? That ruled. But it went too slow.

    Did anybody ever really forget to do homework? Nope. It was pretty much always a conscious act to just skip that shit, like:


    My Jebbie HS was selective.There was an entrance exam and Lord knows there were legacies.

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  2. Prospero said on October 2, 2012 at 2:30 am

    Do GOPers no longer trust the Rasmussen? I mean, that is the most GOPer biased poll ever, but it’s leaning the wrong way? You whining babies. Democrts have infiltrated the Rasmussen polling process? If people vote with a single ounce of brains and any heart at all, RMoneybot is fracking toast. Brainless tool that wants to put Bork on SCOTUS and make Bolton Secretary of State. Now, that is an ahole, no matter how you look at it.

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  3. David C. said on October 2, 2012 at 6:50 am

    One should never disparage well built guitars, Prospero. Les Pauls and Fenders are different. One is neither better nor worse than the other. They have different tones and the tone is what matters. I have no particular dog in this fight, my guitars are a Godin, a Yamaha, and an Art and Lutherie acoustic. I’ve played Strats and Les Pauls and they are both good.

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  4. Suzanne said on October 2, 2012 at 7:13 am

    That “I, Job Creator” column made my day.

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  5. Jeff (the mild-mannered one) said on October 2, 2012 at 7:34 am

    David, Laura already tried that argument. It ain’t gonna move him. (But you’re right, as was she.)

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  6. coozledad said on October 2, 2012 at 7:43 am

    We talked to the treasurer of our county Democratic party yesterday, and he said he hasn’t seen anything like it. He anticipated dealing with egg money for another cycle, and what we’ve got is tons of it. Principally small donations, and enough to bank for the midterms or issue advocacy. He’s suddenly a volunteer unpaid accountant.

    When the money starts coming this way, the Republicans switch parties.

    Hell, Virgil Goode’s been in three different ones now.

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  7. Jolene said on October 2, 2012 at 7:58 am

    Exciting news, Cooz. IN and NC appear to be the two states that went for Obama in 2008 that are least likely to support him this time. Have been keeping an eye on the swing state polls, and, though no one is predicting IN to be in O’s corner again, it seems just barely possible that NC will be.

    Have also seen a couple of articles/polls indicating that Joe Donnelly’s chances are improving in IN. Would be great if he could win, however narrowly.

    Apparently, the DNC also thinks that Richard Carmona, the Dem candidate in AZ, has at least a shot at victory. They just cut him a 500K check.

    Have been wishing that I could get some sort of state-of-origin privilege to vote for Heidi Heitkamp in ND, but there doesn’t seem to be any such category.

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  8. nancy said on October 2, 2012 at 8:04 am

    If Donnelly could pull something out — in Indiana, of all places — it would be nothing short of a miracle, but a gobsmacked Tea Party would be something to see. I was told via a private channel that a particularly dimwitted Fort Wayne ‘bagger insulted Richard Lugar to his face not long ago, at a party reception of all places. Meanwhile, Mourdock has been pushed into running ads proclaiming his love for Social Security, a far cry from the I-like-to-inflict-my-opinion-on-people firebrand he was a few months ago.

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  9. beb said on October 2, 2012 at 8:13 am

    I sometimes thing that if teachers were allowed to smack kids around in their classroom there would be discipline problems preventing the majority of the class from learning. Then again, allowing teachers to smack kids arounds in class could only bring out their Cap. Bligh side. Perhaps we could ask whether strict discipline in school (anywhere around the world) correlates at all with tyhe frequency of suicides in the work place. ‘Cause it seems like China has a lot of trouble with that.

    “I, Job Creator” makes a great campaign speech. The wealthy really are the biggest complainers in the world.

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  10. brian stouder said on October 2, 2012 at 8:49 am

    I thought this was a pleasant little appetizer, before the main event tomorrow:


    Romney will take more risks. In the debates during the Republican primary process, Romney succeeded in not only effectively critiquing the records of some of his GOP opponents, but getting under their skin, leaving Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich in particular fuming at times. Let’s be clear: Obama is a much more talented public speaker and debater than Perry, who struggled to recall his own positions at times. But as president for the last three years, Obama has rarely had someone directly, sharply and repeatedly criticize him as will happen in Wednesday’s debate. And Romney will be looking to blame Obama for everything bad that has happened over the last three years, particularly the sluggish economic recovery.

    The president’s challenge will be to respond to Romney’s barbs in a way that is not, well, smug.

    I don’t think Romney will lay a mitt on the president (so to speak), but I actually do hope that the governor takes the opportunity to go after the commander in chief over our war policy in Afghanistan. Yes yes – the evening is supposed to focus on domestic policy, but still – Debate One is the place to take a different tack, if ever.

    As for Donnelly, it is great to see Evan Bayh taking such a courageous stand against extremism and intellectual dishonesty in our ongoing Indiana Senate campaign…..right? (Is he still alive?)

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  11. LAMary said on October 2, 2012 at 8:55 am

    We’ve got a ten year old tele here and I doubt you could convince its owner it’s not a wonderful thing. He loves that guitar. I don’t know the specifics of all the other instruments in his room. Mandolins, acoustic guitars, a flute, a clarinet, two keyboards and I think there’s a violin gathering dust in there. Oh, and a trombone. I’m just pleased that my sons like to make music.

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  12. Prospero said on October 2, 2012 at 9:02 am


    All would be right in their worlds if it weren’t for those Lucky Duckies*:


    *WSJ has actually used that term in editorials to describe RMoney’s 47%, You know, old folks, veterans, and young couples starting out with their first child.

    Meanwhile, the “moderate” to the point of vapid, to the point of vaporous Scott Brown says Scalia is an ideal SC justice:


    That thunk was Mass slamming the door on you, ahole.

    As an ex-teacher, I’d say that well-timed ridicule is better than smacking kids around. And it will generally win the offensive kid over.

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  13. Prospero said on October 2, 2012 at 9:09 am

    All I meant about guitars is that Les Paul built a more imaginative guitar than Leo Fender. There is a reason that great players all screw with the pickups on Fenders. Never heard of anybody replacing the pickups on a Les Paul. If I could afford any of them, I’d take a Les Paul Gold Top. I own a strat copy made by Ibanez and a Les Paul by Epiphone. Much less expensive.

    And really, did I say anything whatever derogatory about Fender guitars? Nope.

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  14. MichaelG said on October 2, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Excellent if somewhat long (15 min) tape of the shuttle aircraft touring Los Angeles.


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  15. Jolene said on October 2, 2012 at 9:48 am

    In case you missed it when it first came out, here again is a link to Jim Fallows, rhetorical analyst par excellence, giving us the lowdown on Obama and Romney as debaters. good–and fun–homework for tomorrow night.


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  16. Peter said on October 2, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Oh, I think I either need new glasses or psychoanalysis – I thought Nancy’s lead was I Job, creator, not I, job creator, and I was thinking well why not, it will go well with my I Pad.

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  17. basset said on October 2, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Prospero, once again you have no idea what you are talking about.

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  18. Prospero said on October 2, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Come to think of it, did I ever belittle Treme or The Wire. The universal fawning over The Wire, I’ll admit that pisses me off, since it was derivative to the point of repeating scenes from Homicide. But hell, an imitation was still a good watch. And Treme is a muddle of too many characters and not enough development, but hell, I don’t mind when the music is so good. Did I ever derogate either? Didn’t think so. Just my opinion. Why I said it. No joke. If every statement of opinion requires an identifying tag and an explanation, communication breakdown is imminent. Cauliflower is better than broccoli but broccolini is better than both. Respect to Laura Lippman, but that’s basically the nature of opinions, and the “That’s just your opinion” retort is silly and begs the question. I said it, didn’t I? As I said before, saying “In my opinion” before saying something that is clearly an opinion is a waste of expirated CO2. Like starting sentences with “Frankly…” when I’ve no reason to believe you are about to dissemble.

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  19. nancy said on October 2, 2012 at 11:21 am

    Watch me make Prospero’s head explode:

    Not only was ‘The Wire” superior in every way to “Homicide,” “Homicide” itself fell sharply in quality after its second short season.

    When they did away with the jump cuts and jerky cam, resaturated the colors and started staffing the homicide squad not with homely old guys and an occasional quirky-pretty woman (which is what real H squads look like, as the assignment is a plum given after a few years of superior performance in other police assignments) but with young hotties — that was the shark-jump for me. I continued to watch, and admit it was superior to almost everything else on the air at the time, but when Megan Russert walked into the squad room, a part of me walked out. The serial killer two-parter with the clock-obsessed sniper was my breaking point.

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  20. nancy said on October 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

    “Bop Gun” is about as good as police procedurals get, though.

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  21. brian stouder said on October 2, 2012 at 11:51 am

    We are not an HBO house, and so the first time I tripped into The Wire was in a hotel room, some years ago.

    Having heard nothing but critical praise and commentary (to the point of actual reverance) I locked onto it, and watched the episode to the end… and there was another right behind it – and it was possibly the most violent damned thing I’d seen since Saving Private Ryan.

    Possibly I had stumbled into the season finale or some such, but guys were getting “chalked” left and right, and in all sorts of ways – and amidst the carnage, the (mostly shouted) language was suitably vile… yes, it was riveting, and I did watch.

    But I could not possibly imagine sitting down once a week for another dose of that, and indeed – I wouldn’t want it in my living room every week, either.

    And that, Pros, is my damned opinion!

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  22. deb said on October 2, 2012 at 11:53 am

    Loved the Pearlstein column. It made my day, too. I think this was my favorite:
    “I am entitled to take credit for all the jobs I create while ignoring any jobs I destroy.” Just another of the bazillion situations in which these guys want to have it both ways.

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  23. Sherri said on October 2, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    “Anything else you want me to open?” http://imgur.com/W3jj9

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  24. Judybusy said on October 2, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    Brian, my reaction to The Wire was the same–we watched an episode–the first–upon recommendation here, and while I can unerstand the acclaim it receives, it just isn’t my cup of tea.

    Sherri, the expression on that dog’s face is the essence of dogginess. He’s been so, so, helpful!

    Did anyone watch “Call the Midwife” on Sunday? I can see they’re going for the extreme situations for high drama, (A woman is giving birth to HER 25th CHILD!) but I still enjoyed it. The acting is fine, and I love historical drama.

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  25. jerry said on October 2, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Judybusy @24. I don’t know which series/episode of Call the Midwife but one takes place partly in a hall where a dance is taking place. One of our sons appears as one of the dancers – he teaches swing dance as a sideline to his occupation of translator.

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  26. Jakash said on October 2, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Yeah, Judybusy, we watched “Call the Midwife”. “extreme situations for high drama” is succinct and well-stated. I found it more unpleasant to watch than “The Wire”. Of course, that’s just my opinion. 😉 But we stuck with The Wire, because, as unpleasant as it could be, it was a great show. I suppose we’ll give this one a couple more chances, but if the situations continue to be as extreme and the drama as manufactured, I fear we may not be long-term adopters.

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  27. Jolene said on October 2, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    I’m interested, too, to see what they do with Call the Midwife. I imagine we can look forward to seeing character development among the young midwives. The central events are bound to be repetitive, so they’ll have to find a way to build stories around them. As for last week’s story, I found it hard to decide whether it was more implausible that the couple had had 25 children or that they had managed to do so without learning anything of each other’s language.

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  28. Jolene said on October 2, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    The PA voter ID law has, essentially, been put on hold for this year’s election, with the most recent ruling indicating that the state is not likely to be able to implement the law (i.e., provide IDs to everyone) in time for the election. This seems fair to me. I don’t really have any principled objection to requiring voter ID, as long as every possible effort is made to avoid disenfranchising people. If the state is serious, it should undertake a comprehensive effort to get IDs to everyone before the 2014 election.


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  29. Sue said on October 2, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    1. Paul Ryan is slowly coming to realize that he’s not in Janesville anymore. I don’t think he’s surprised as much as offended.
    2. I remember reading that Japanese students were not embarrassed to make mistakes because it was an opportunity to get something right with the help of the group (a mistake at the chalkboard would bring another student up to work it through together, was the example given). They did mention Japan in with the other Asian academic powerhouse countries, so I wonder if that’s changed. At any rate, the thought I had when I read the description of the disciplinary actions wasn’t ‘the Chinese model’ but ‘the mid-century Catholic school model’.

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  30. Dexter said on October 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    Amuse you?
    “Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it’s me, I’m a little fucked up maybe, but I’m funny how, I mean funny like I’m a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I’m here to fuckin’ amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?
    Henry Hill: Just… you know, how you tell the story, what?
    Tommy DeVito: No, no, I don’t know, you said it. How do I know? You said I’m funny. How the fuck am I funny, what the fuck is so funny about me? Tell me, tell me what’s funny! ”
    And you all know where this comes from, right?

    nance, Mark Folse, from Back of Town and many other New Orleans endeavors , and I had an exchange yesterday on that blog which I found most educational. The more I find out about that city the more I need to learn.

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  31. coozledad said on October 2, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    Add another barrel scraper to the “I used to like Obama, but my pathetic career blah blah blah… Whore Diamonds?!” list.
    Maybe Fox offered to find him some underage girls what ain’t heard Creed.

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  32. Deborah said on October 2, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I loved The Wire, not only does it have great plot points but to me it was also a treatise on all of the issues that large cities face today, poverty, race, drugs, education, politics, the working class struggling to be middle class, it’s all there and lots more. My husband who is a snob about watching most TV was riveted by it. We bought the DVD set of all seasons and loan it out a lot. Everyone we have loaned it out to has raved about it too. You guys here turned me on to it, I would have missed it otherwise. Thanks for that.

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  33. Deborah said on October 2, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    One more thing great about The Wire is the complex characters, not one liner personalities. I can’t say enough good stuff about it.

    I never saw Homicide so I can’t compare.

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  34. Scout said on October 2, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Charles Pierce hits a homer today:


    But don’t stop with just the main post, be sure to read the comments for extra laffs.

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  35. MarkH said on October 2, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    You’re funny, Dexter…

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  36. JWfromNJ said on October 2, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    I’m just lurking waiting for Prospero’s head to explode.
    I resisted The Wire for a long time, didn’t have cable and I don’t watch much TV to begin with, but when I caved I fell into the best show on TV camp, even compared with my beloved Battlestar Galactica reboot.

    I wish more of you liked Galactica though – the season where the colonials were stuck under an armed occupation on New Caprica said a lot about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – with our “good” guys doing horrible things like suicide bombings. And the theological aspects have influenced my own beliefs, which isn’t so ridiculous if you watched the show.

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  37. brian stouder said on October 2, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    Daily shows I love:

    Rachel Maddow (love love love!!)

    O’Donnell (just indignant enough, but not too much)

    weekly shows:

    The Voice; formulaic? Yes. entertaining? yes indeed!

    The Amazing Race (see above; and indeed, I believe the same people make both shows)

    And Book-TV on the weekend; and Formula One Racing twice monthly through the summer.

    If Pam would post here, she could go on and on (and on and on, but we digress!) about The Good Wife and Revenge and I know not what else. (and she’s loves reading all the hot fiction on her Kindle, and if you pull her finger, she’ll invite you to her fortnightly lady’s night out/book club)

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  38. Jeff (the mild-mannered one) said on October 2, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    Check out “Half the Sky” tonight on PBS.

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  39. Sherri said on October 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Hey, JWfromNJ, I loved Battlestar, though the ending was weak. The first few seasons were great.

    We don’t get Showtime, so I’m just now watching the first season of Homeland on DVD. Wow.

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  40. Chris from Iowa said on October 2, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Thank you, Scout @34, for posting link to the Charlie Pierce blog. Best thing I’ve read today on the Internet.

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  41. Dexter said on October 2, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    MarkH…hey!…funny how? Whatchew mean funny? 🙂

    Hey, when a press release states a group is going to release an “ep”…is that on a disc, like a CD, or is it just an app for your phone, or is it an iTunes item you purchase as one?

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  42. JWfromNJ said on October 2, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    I really enjoy Homeland. It was deserving of the recognition at the Emmy’s. I have the dilemma now of whether to DVR Treme and watch Homeland, or vice versa. My daughter likes homeland, so I DVR Treme – which is great so I can run through the music a few times.

    You won’t get any Homeland spoilers from me but suffice to say Season Two is off to a good start.

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  43. Judybusy said on October 2, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    JW, we also loved BG–came to it very late via Netflix and tore through the whole thing in two months. It was so very creative; you never knew what was going to happen.

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  44. nancy said on October 2, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    No spoilers for “Homeland,” please. I’m No. 40 on the reserve list at the library, unless my colleague Ron finishes first, in which case I’m stealing his first-season DVDs. Loved the first ep, which was free on iTunes, but I just can’t make room in the budget for another premium-cable channel.

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  45. Scout said on October 2, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Big Battlestar Galactica fan here as well, which surprised me more than anyone. I don’t identify as a sci-fi fan. (although I saw Looper last night and loved it… I digress…) We never see anything in “real” time, we stream everything when Netflix gets it. So when my partner announced her intention to watch the 00’s series of BG I told her to have a nice time, I’d sit and keep her company and read a book. Well, wouldn’t you know, that show sucked me right out of my book and the two of us marathoned that show over a few months period. And JW, the “theological aspects” were a big part of why I liked it so much and the theme music was great new- agey stuff.

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  46. JWfromNJ said on October 2, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    RE: BSG, the music was outstanding, Bear McCreary is a great composer and set the tone for the show. Gaius Baltar turned into my favorite character because of his frailties and doubts. I was a big fan of Felix Gaeta too although he got shafted by circumstances and idealogy. I liked the way they worked richard Hatch from the original show in and his character was interesting.
    Bryan Singer is making a re-boot movie – it will be hard pressed to top Ron D. Moore’s vision. The ending of the series did leave too many loose ends and it was not plausible that they would leave all their technology behind, but it was great to see them fly over the moon and enter earth orbit. And in the end it was Adama who was the dying leader who led his people to earth, or at least him as much as President Roslin.
    But the twists of the knife always shocked me – I screamed re: Dualla. It might have been best to end the show on the dead Cylon earth – a bleak ending but it would have fit the show’s tone.

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  47. JWfromNJ said on October 2, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    RE: BSG, the music was outstanding, Bear McCreary is a great composer and set the tone for the show. Gaius Baltar turned into my favorite character because of his frailties and doubts. I was a big fan of Felix Gaeta too although he got shafted by circumstances and idealogy. I liked the way they worked richard Hatch from the original show in and his character was interesting.
    Bryan Singer is making a re-boot movie – it will be hard pressed to top Ron D. Moore’s vision. The ending of the series did leave too many loose ends and it was not plausible that they would leave all their technology behind, but it was great to see them fly over the moon and enter earth orbit. And in the end it was Adama who was the dying leader who led his people to earth, or at least him as much as President Roslin.
    But the twists of the knife always shocked me – I screamed re: Dualla. It might have been best to end the show on the dead Cylon earth – a bleak ending but it would have fit the show’s tone.

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  48. MarkH said on October 2, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    “…Hey! See?! I had him! I almost had him!”

    One of a number of great scenes in that film, Dexter, no? Like the scene with DeNiro, Pesci, and Liotta with Scorcese’s real-life mother at the dinner table. Completely improvised and excellent. I still say they should have called it “Wiseguys” no matter that there was a TV series with that name. The Goodfellas title sort of brings it down a notch or two.

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  49. Dorothy said on October 2, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    I too watched The Wire after reading praise for it here. For those of you who watched one or two eps and thought it was not for you, I ask this: would you reconnsider if you could watch it from the beginning? I would probably never watch a show in the midstof a season anymore. Too much of the back story & character development would be over my head. Thanks to Netflix I can revisit old shows from their genesis. I love the options we have these days with catching up with or starting fresh with something I passed by the first time around.

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  50. Deborah said on October 2, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    So they had the open house for me, and one of the cute things is they had everybody who said they were going to attend wear black. Of course I was wearing black as usual. It was sweet. I had my box of kleenex with me but I got through it OK. Onward. 24 more hours left.

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  51. basset said on October 2, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Just got in from seeing the restored, remastered, extra stuff before and after version of “Magical Mystery Tour.” It’s still… well, let’s just say it’s non-linear.

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  52. brian stouder said on October 2, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    Deborah – very cool.

    You have made it to the mountaintop! Here’s wishing you and yours an increasingly enjoyable view

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  53. LAMary said on October 2, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    I’m envious, Deborah. Santa Fe has been one of my favorite places since I first visited in the seventies. I especially love it in the winter when you can smell the woodsmoke. After years of experimenting I think I’m getting close to creating the flavors of NM green chili, but I don’t have the atmosphere.

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  54. Dexter said on October 3, 2012 at 1:10 am

    Oh man, was Sunday a GREAT TV night. A new “The Simpsons” was weak, with Bart chasing a hillbilly girl to Manhattan with the fam along…I mean, The Naked Cowboy is really lame by now, c’mon, man!
    Boardwalk Empire, you have to love this show if you love the old gangster stories. This show takes us back to when Lucky Luciano and Capone were just whelps. It’s scenery , it acting, the casting…all just fantastic.
    So then at ten o’clock I watched “Treme”, which I am always raving about, and then at eleven o’clock it was time for “Homeland”. No dozing at all. Damian Lewis and Clare Danes are just the best. I can’t bear the thought of missing any of these shows …and then, well, well, well, well…it’s Dexter . Yes, our favorite serial killer is back, remember last year’s run stopped just as Dexter had plunged a knife into a bad guy’s chest…as his cop-sister watched, unknown to Dexter. Now Dexter has sis all messed up in the head. All great shows indeed, and “Shameless” has not yet premiered!

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  55. Dexter said on October 3, 2012 at 1:11 am

    I miss the edit button..sorry for all my typos and mis-placed apostrophes and stuff 🙁

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