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|1 week 4 days ago||This is great, but I was||
This is great, but I was really hoping for a new video from Purple Glop.
|1 week 5 days ago||Chris Tucker in "The Fifth Element."||
Chris Tucker in "The Fifth Element."
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||We recently finished the||
We recently finished the seasons that were available of "Strike Back," which is free on Amazon Prime and was made jointly by Sky1 (Britain) and Cinemax, about British MI6 special ops guys. Suspenseful and fun (with some Skinemax elements thrown in).
|2 weeks 1 day ago||For Korean kalbi, the meat is||
For Korean kalbi, the meat is further tenderized by pounding it thin with the back of a chef's knife or a wooden mallet (using a mallet with teeth will create holes), and marinating it using beer or rice vinegar will also help. I've seen kiwi fruit used as well, but I think it makes it too sweet.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Kalbi||
Was just coming to say that this is the same cut used for Korean ribs or Kalbi. Marinate with a mixture of soy sauce, sesame seed oil, garlic, a little sugar, scallions, slightly thinned with some rice wine (or broth or beer) as a variation. Grill to well-done and wrap in lettuce leaves with ssamjang.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Al pastor||
Use thinly sliced pork tenderloin marinated in chiles and achiote paste, and you can make tacos al pastor with the result.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Yes. I subscribe through my||
Yes. I subscribe through my iTunes podcast app, download to iPad and listen to it when I'm doing some mindless chores.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Harbaugh lives in the future.||
Harbaugh lives in the future.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Same||
I can't watch any of their games, and I turn the channel if their highlights are shown. I logged in to upvote this entire subthread.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Ahem, he prefers the title,||
Ahem, he prefers the title, "Attorney."
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Update||
The update is that it was one Air Forceman (the one who was injured with the box cutter), one National Guard, and one college student.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Food & Cooking||
I work really long hours, so I like to cook to unwind. Making fresh pasta, curing my own lox, homemade bo ssam, baking bread in the winter & pies in the summer. Candying citrus peel for Christmas stollen. It's hard to do in a tiny, NYC kitchen, but it makes me feel better after days of eating takeout.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Yes, that's the first thing I noticed.||
Yes, that's the first thing I noticed.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Homer Price & Centerburg||
Homer Price & Centerburg Tales by Robert McCloskey. Just try to get "Punch in the presence of the parrenjare!" out of your head. Also, anything by Roald Dahl.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Agreed||
I'm lucky to have snagged one of the VT series that uses the Kuros technology, and it is by far the best picture I've ever seen. It can be a bit dark, if you're used to LCD sets, but I have no complaints. I know Kuros owners who have had their sets for decades, so I'll keep my plasma until everything is in 3-D holograms.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Check out the archives of||
Check out the archives of "This American Life." They charge for their app, but it's free if you access the podcasts through their website. "Serial" started as a one-off podcast on TAL.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||The audiobook of "The||
The audiobook of "The Martian" is really well read, as well as being a great story. Try to get to it before the movie comes out. If you like Star Wars, "The Thrawn Trilogy" is really well read. I can't believe how well the reader (Marc Thompson) does all the voices.
As for mysteries, I recommend anything you can find in the BBC radio act series: "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" is abridged, but fantastically acted by famous actors. I've probably listened to it a hundred times, and it never gets old. Sherlock Holmes stories read by Simon Prebble (one of my favorite readers) is also terrific. Other good mystery/espionage books on audio:
A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler (Alexander Spencer, reader), other LeCarres (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Smiley's People, etc.).
|14 weeks 4 days ago||It might be immoral, but it's||
It might be immoral, but it's not illegal, unlike money laundering.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Regarding the guru dad,||
Regarding the guru dad, they're deliberately writing him to be fake-profound. I mean, he named his daughters Antigone and Athena, but says Athena is the goddess of love. If this were a conventional series, I totally would have him pegged to be evil and behind the disappearance of the girl.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||L.A.||
I think that's a function of this season being set in LA County. The road and real estate are going to be a big part of the story. I like the noir feeling they're bringing by focusing on the setting. Then again, I'm also a Michael Mann fan, so I don't mind the sweeping montage-esque shots.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||Those souvenirs often just||
Those souvenirs often just end up in a junk drawer or getting tossed, but the only two things I kept: (1) a simple glass Christmas ornament embossed with the names of the bride and groom & the wedding date; (2) a bottle of sparkling wine with a customized label depicting the bride & groom.
|22 weeks 17 hours ago||You must be young. Early in||
You must be young. Early in the history of the internet, Simmons actually started as a blogger about his favorite Boston teams ("The Sports Guy"), writing about sports mixed in with pop culture, which became so popular that it made ESPN notice and scoop him up. They actually created "Page 2" to showcase his column and other writers who were bloggers more than reporters. He left for a while to write for the Jimmy Kimmel show, but I think he didn't like the pressure of having to churn out jokes everyday without fail, so he came back to ESPN.
Like him or not, he's shown himself to be a good judge of trends, using podcasts early on, seeing the potential of using ESPN's film library for those documentaries, etc. I think ESPN will be fine without Simmons, but Simmons could also probably start something new on his own that will definitely get attention thanks to his savvy and the talent he could draw. I don't read him any more, but his early columns were some of the funniest things you could find online, even if you weren't a sports fan.
|22 weeks 17 hours ago||I don't think it's about the||
I don't think it's about the money. He probably wanted more autonomy to criticize the NFL and NBA, and the suits at ESPN would never allow that.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||ANGAR||
Or "I am ANGAR" when you're so hopping mad, that you turn into the avatar of anger. I use this in my real life all the time.
|34 weeks 21 hours ago||Phrasing.||
|34 weeks 1 day ago||God Bless America||
I don't mind the national anthem, but I hate that they've replaced the seventh inning stretch with "God Bless America" since 9/11/2001.
|36 weeks 4 days ago||I don't understand the people||
I don't understand the people who wait in line to go buy water, bread and milk. I've got 3 cases of wine; I hope it lasts 48 hours.
|39 weeks 2 days ago||Excerpt||
Can someone make a short excerpt of the section that begins at 27:00 where he breaks the overhead and continues his, "I must win" mantra? It's inspirational. And by inspirational, I mean hilarious.
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Class not full||
You'd have a point if we had more than 6 commits for next year's class so far.
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Two threads||
There were two threads last night, and the second one got deleted. The first one is still viewable on the mobile app, which is probably why it keeps increasing.