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|10 weeks 1 day ago||Labor||
Labor is always the biggest cost on any production. Yeah CGI is "cheap" because it's all ones and zeroes, but it usually takes a surprisingly large army of VFX people to actually make it happen, and each one typically makes a pretty nice little wage.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Have seen Laith countless||
Have seen Laith countless times live around Ann Arbor and he played a friend's wedding a couple years ago, so I've definitely been following the season closely and voting to help a brother out. Was curious how long he'd stick around since his guitar chops are where his bread is buttered, but happy to see he's held his own vocally so far. He'll need lots of help as it becomes more of a social media/popularity contest down the stretch and the competition gets stiffer, but he could very well make top 4 or 5.
My favorite Laith story was being at Gracie's in 2005 the night the Michigan softball team was playing for the National Championship. We were half listening to the band and half watching the game. When Samantha Findlay hit the walk-off game winner to seal the deal Laith was in the middle of a guitar solo (might have been "Black Dog" or "Fat Bottomed GIrls" or Whipping Post,") and without missing a step he flowed into an extended riff based on The Victors, the crowd sang along for a chorus, then he slid right back to continuing a face-melting solo.
It was a most ripping victory.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Valid||
Touche, but surely they can't keep us out of Orlando.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||More details?||
I've seen the tweet, but is there a more complete wording on the facilities restrictions? Seems like the wording of "at their own facilities OR at facilities regularly used for practice or competition" (emphasis mine) leaves a lot of gray area. Does that mean we can rent out the Rose Bowl for a camp since we've competed there pretty regularly over the years. Does this mean we can't team up with another University and co-sponsor a camp so that all coaches are then able to be "employed." As is the tweeted language still seems full of loopholes.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||This goes here...|
|30 weeks 2 days ago||Oof, I just went with the NYC||
Oof, I just went with the NYC number. I assume the upstaters don't have access to google. That is Pie Country, after all.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||New Yorkers...||
New Yorkers...8 million and still in a perpetual state of loneliness.
|39 weeks 5 days ago||Yes,||
Denzel is Robert's older brother.
|39 weeks 5 days ago||To clarify:||
Woop. Beaten to the punch. Hope the kid's ok.
|42 weeks 1 day ago||Commercial break||
Re: the "John Skipper is an idiot" segment.
I am not an advertising/media guru but it's pretty obvious to me why ESPN wouldn't go to a commercial break during a game that nobody is able to tune into. It's where their bread is buttered. They kinda have to wait until our game is actually on the air so that we can effectively Obey. Consume. Do not question authority.
|46 weeks 20 hours ago||Obligatory Ron Swanson reference|
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Yes.||
Saw it last night and just...wow. It's incredibly kick-ass and all of the other things people say it is. Best pure action movie in a long time, and it's so much better knowing that it's mostly done with practical effects and real stunts instead of going the cg route. Hoping this will light a fire under things to get more recognition for stunt coordinators. Some of the things they do here are unreal.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||This goes here|
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Name drop coming...||
Ha! Uncle Rico (Jon Gries) is awesome. I had a chance to meet and work with him for a few days this year. Within minutes of meeting he's showing me video on his phone of him taking BP and shagging flies with the Brewers at spring training, and telling stories of playing harmonica on stage alongside Bob Dylan and Wilco. Harbaugh would be a fan. Coolest, friendliest guy ever.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Roy Manning factor||
This was all part of a Harbaugh-devised plan to send Roy to infiltrate Wazzu and flip this kid. I like.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||I'm pretty sure the Borges||
I'm pretty sure the Borges playbook is bound in human flesh and contains warnings about the plays sucking your soul dry.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||Shhhh||
Shhhh, with that attitude we're never gonna convince the NCAA to make deep south teams travel north to compete in the Wolverine Bowl.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||Nope.||
My sources say Men's Wearhouse.
|2 years 38 weeks ago||Let the paddlin' commence.|
|2 years 46 weeks ago||Holograms and Lasers||
If we can bring Biggie and Tupac back to life, then we can fix the first down fiasco.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||Sure, it's only a "wifi test."||
I'd be surprised if the Dave Brandon's Superlaser isn't already fully operational. Next thing you know it's goodbye Alderaan.
|3 years 6 days ago||Upvote.||
|3 years 1 week ago||I hope we are recruiting him||
I hope we are recruiting him hard because, until we find a TE recruit who is 7'3" and furry, this will be our best opportunity to have a dedicated Michigan student cheering section dressed fully in Chewbacca costumes.
|3 years 1 week ago||Well then YOU ain't getting||
Well then YOU ain't getting no coke.
|3 years 2 weeks ago||I'm guessing it's just a boo||
I'm guessing it's just a boo boo.
|3 years 3 weeks ago||I need to get to Blimpy soon||
I haven't been to Crazy Jim's in many moons, although I have been living in Ann Arbor for over a decade. Now it is closing and I am moving to L.A. Last week I was able to partake of the gloriousness of a few west coast burgers: Umami's Truffle Burger; a doubIe-double animal style from In-N-Out; a bloody good burger from Ercole's near Manhattan Beach.
Just drove by Blimpy a few minutes ago and the line was out the door. I must revisit before the leaving happens, otherwise I won't be able to forgive myself.
|3 years 6 weeks ago||This whole thing is a bigger||
This whole thing is a bigger buzzkill than Buzz Killington.
|3 years 8 weeks ago||Right||
Two things that tells me: 1) Kid has improv skeels/"high b-ball IQ". 2) He was hustling back on defense.
That said, he may have turned the ball over leading to the fast break...edited highlight reels are highly edited. It was still fun to see.
|3 years 8 weeks ago||We really must have ALL of||
We really must have ALL of the Jalens. It's science.
|3 years 8 weeks ago||No, I know||
I know it's never planned, I just mean I've seen it plenty of times in a typical dead ball, ref-hands-you-the-ball-you-can't-find-anyone-open-and-hey-look-this-dude-has-his-back-to-me-commence-lollerskates!! situation, just never after a made basket. That said, I kinda don't watch basketball very obsessively.