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|1 week 1 day ago||Ugh||
I'm stuck at Belle Tire getting 4 new Perellis and brake pads. I could use some love from my MGoBretheren.
|1 week 1 day ago||The fact that shows like||
The fact that shows like "Honey Boo-Boo" and the Kardashians attract millions of viewers and quality programming like "Cosmos" elicits barely a yawn from the public makes me weep for the future.
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm wth the Hatter here that||
I'm wth the Hatter here that unless you're willing to share more details regarding the individuals who make up "your circle", then all you're doing is retreading wild, unsubstantiated internet rumors that have floated around for years.
|1 week 2 days ago||Shhh....||
Don't expose the strawman nature of the narratives coming out of East Lansing. I mean, haven't you heard; Mark Dantonio is twice the coach that Fielding Yost was since Yost only averaged a little over 6 wins a season in his time at Michigan.
|1 week 2 days ago||Plus, Moeller went 3-1-1||
I think you overestimate the importance of The Game back in those days. OSU had slipped so far during the start of Cooper's tenure, that the game had lost a lot of it's luster (kind of like the present). During the Moeller years, you didn't obsess over beating the Buckeyes, you just expected to because they clearly weren't very good. The team we would obsess over beating was Notre Dame because Lou Holtz had a maddening knack for pulling BS wins out of thin air against us.
The air around Michigan back in the early 90's was a great Big 10 team that couldn't match the athleticism of premier national programs; an impression we would frequently validate by laying eggs against the likes of Florida State and Washington in the Rose Bowl. Then of course, there was a real sense of the football program slipping with back-to-back 8-4 seasons. That's what made it easy for the Michigan AD to let Moeller go despite his good record against OSU.
|1 week 2 days ago||You forgot to mention||
You forgot to mention glorious Michigan football victories over Utah, Oregon State, UNLV, BYU, Maryland, Northwestern, Michigan State, and Minnesota.
Oh, it's going to happen. Harbaugh.
|1 week 3 days ago||Let Me Save You The Trouble...||
You Only Live Twice - SPECTRE steals US / USSR spacecraft from orbit with larger Pac-Man spacecraft to trick them into starting WWIII
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - No beef with this film. Easily Top 5 Bond movie. See it again.
Diamonds Are Forever - Blofeld holds world hostage with diamond-studed space laser.
Live and Let Die - Black drug dealers plan to corner the heroin market. Blaxploitation Bond.
The Man with the Golden Gun - Bond battles super-assassin to try and obtain world's greatest solar cell to solve energy crisis.
The Spy Who Loved Me - You Only Live Twice except with stolen US / USSR submarines
Moonraker - Bond has to stop bad guy who is going to exterminate all people from orbiting space station and start humanity anew. Star Wars Bond.
For Your Eyes Only - The only watchable Moore film.
Octopussy - Rogue Soviet general tries to fracture NATO by sneaking nuclear warhead onto US airbase in West Germany.
A View to a Kill - Crazy guy tries to flood Silicon Valley and corner the world microchip market.
The Living Daylights - Watchable
License to Kill - Worse than Living Daylights, but watchable.
Goldeneye - Only watchable Brosnan film
Tomorrow Never Dies - Media mogul tries to start WWIII to sell newspapers
The World is Not Enough - Oil baroness partners with terrorist to vaporize Istanbul with a nuclear weapon and destroy all Russian oil pipelines into the West.
Die Another Day - Diamonds Are Forever only this time North Koreans have built diamond-studded space laser to allow them to conquer South Korea. Almost kills Bond franchise altogether.
|1 week 3 days ago||I gotta disagree with you||
I gotta disagree with you there, Hatter. After Thunderball, there aren't that many Bond stories until the Craig-era reboot that don't completely stretch the limits of credibility. There are exceptions of course, but there is a lot campy shit to sift through to find the 4 or 5 diamonds in the rough.
|1 week 3 days ago||Exactly||
It really isn't an either / or proposition, especially since their premier dates are like 4 months apart. You should be able to squeeze them both in.
Also, based on their trailers, if there is a movie that is on bust-alert, it's Dawn of Justice. I hope I'm wrong, but it looks like they're going to try and squeeze a lot of peripheral stuff into this film to try and set up their cinematic universe a la Marvel. Could easily turn into a mess.
|1 week 3 days ago||And frankly, if you're a Bond||
And frankly, if you're a Bond fan, you're missing a lot by not seeing the Daniel Craig movies. They've really struck a decent balance between keeping what made Bond movies great and dropping what made them goofy and amping up the action to 21st century levels.
|1 week 3 days ago||He's gotta be Blofeld. I||
He's gotta be Blofeld. I mean can you think of another actor who would make a better Blofeld than Christoph Waltz? Weird, sinister, and charismatic all at the same time.
This movie is going to be good.
|1 week 3 days ago||Whatever||
Honestly, why do stories like this only pop up with regards to players who came up under the "old" regime of Michigan football? This strikes me as more of an idictment to the culture pervasive in the late-Carr and Hoke coaching eras.
|1 week 4 days ago||But I'll bet it felt good to||
But I'll bet it felt good to be out of the rain....
|1 week 4 days ago||Allen Jefferson, but he's||
Allen Jefferson, but he's wasn't much more than a role player on those great rushing teams of the late 80's
|1 week 4 days ago||And their players all play||
And their players all play like a bunch of gorillas.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||"Superguide?"||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||"We're not low". BOOM, Harold||
"We're not low".
BOOM, Harold and Kumar'd
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Awesome||
Now, if you were able to recall that quote from memory as opposed to pulling it off the IMDB quotes database, I'll be very impressed.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I agree that when the facts||
I agree that when the facts of the Sandusky affair finally came to the public's attention, Paterno was in no condition to address them. However, this all came to light some 10 years after the events in question took place and I would argue that Joe was more than competent to deal with things at the time they were brought to his attention. I also think it's relevant to note that at the time of the events in question, Joe was locked in a tight race with Bobby Bowden over who would top the list of all-time wins in Div 1A, and I do think that the pursuit of this goal influenced his decision-making in dealing with the Sandusky affair.
That said, I don't mean to imply that any of this makes Joe criminally liable for what Jerry Sandusky did. Joe was not an accomplice in these acts, but I do think he's guilty of participating in keeping things hushed up. Would he deserve jail time for something like that? No. Does he deserve to have his legacy tarnished because of it? Absolutely. I think Joe Paterno choose to protect the image of his football program and his own legacy over ensuring justice being served for those young men victimized by Jerry Sandusky.
The Penn State faithful's ongoing attempt to whitewash this fact by shifting blame to Graham Spanier and Tim Curley is infuriating. The school president and the AD certainly bear some of the shame, but Paterno was the face of Penn State athletics and he had to power to see this thing handled correctly. Is that fair? Maybe not, but if you want to be a legend, that comes with some responsibility.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Penn State is the extreme||
Penn State is the extreme example of how fanaticism and demagoguery in college sports can become very, very ugly.
The lesson that we as fans should all take away from this is to not delude ourselves into thinking that what happened at Penn State could never happen here. We were fortunate to have a man of Bo Schembechler's quality leading our football program for 20 years. A man who put the good of the program and the University ahead of his own personal needs and goals and walked away when the time was right.
Paterno seems to have been the opposite, a coach who ultimately held on too long in pursuit of a goal and letting the pursuit of the goal outweigh any other consideration. The fan culture of Penn State enabled Joe Paterno's single-minded pursuit, nurtured it, with disasterous results.
We should be ever-vigilant against placing our athletic leaders on a pedestal so high that they can't be knocked down. Penn State as an institution and a fanbase is guility of that and it's why they can never back off the narrative that Joe Paterno is a blameless victim as opposed to a complicit participant in the whole Sandusky affair. This is why Penn State has earned my eternal scorn.
Every college sports fanbase should take note of what can happen when you invest too much devotion into any one person, because that devotion should always be conditional and not based upon how many football games that coach won or where he rates all-time amongst his peers.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Happy Friday||
Now I gotta cut loose; footloose. Kick off your Sunday shoes.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Another interesting night at||
Another interesting night at Club Vandersexxx
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Agreed||
That is a pleasant fantasy to consider.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Just to be clear, my comment||
Just to be clear, my comment was meant to be sarcastic. If the Harbaugh interview had anything to do with Cowherd's move to Fox, it's only because it was the last straw amongst countless other insipid, pedestrian comments he's made over the years.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||But||
Does player development history really factor into the conversation with a new coaching staff, though? Or are you taking into account Harbaugh's record with developing DT's at Stanford as well, which could very well not be great, I wouldn't know off-hand.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Is this all because of the||
Is this all because of the way he butchered the Harbaugh interview?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Could we please stop clogging||
Could we please stop clogging up the board with relevant football topics that could be better filled with threads about apparel deals and proper shade of maize?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||"But Why Male Models?"||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Especially when we get the||
Especially when we get the description of them wrong. Wood barrels are not perfectly cylindrical. The correct description is Oblate Cylindrical Wooden Container.
You guys all need some sensitivity training.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Jesus, why does Notre Dame||
Jesus, why does Notre Dame find it necessary to comment at all regarding the size of their athletic deal as compared to Michigan? Are you really that insecure as an institution?
Besides, don't they have a grueling ACC conference schedule to prepare for?