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by BigMike
Mon Feb 21, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Damn - Author Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself
Replies: 18
Views: 2049

Damn - Author Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself

Author Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself ASPEN, Colo. - Hunter S. Thompson, the acerbic counterculture writer who popularized a new form of fictional journalism in books like "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," fatally shot himself Sunday night at his home, his son said. He was 67. "Hunter prized his p...
by BigMike
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:03 pm
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Ticketmaster trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

An Open Letter from Larry Mullen

Apparently, there were some things going on behind the scenes with the presale through U2.com. Here's a U2.com email allegedly from Larry Mullen: ------ This is not something that I would normally do, but I feel that I have to do something to redress this situation. There was a mess up in the way th...
by BigMike
Sun Jan 30, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Ticketmaster trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

U2 did have the internet presale available for members of U2.com. You pay your money for U2.com membership and you get the chance to purchase 2 tickets for any one US show in advance. There's also the ability of the promoter of the show to pull aside a block of tickets (of any size, really) for prom...
by BigMike
Tue Jan 25, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: it begins
Replies: 39
Views: 3971

Wow, this is pretty sad. My favorite musician by far and a guy I sorta considered a hero because of what Everclear's music has done for me is selling his gear on eBay to help pay off his huge debt. People have been poking some major fun at this situation, but it's finally starting to sink in how ki...
by BigMike
Tue Jan 18, 2005 6:44 pm
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Outwit, Outplay, Outlast...but for God's sake, pay the IRS
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Outwit, Outplay, Outlast...but for God's sake, pay the IRS

First 'Survivor' Winner Dodged Taxes: Prosecutors BOSTON (Reuters) - He survived one of the toughest tests of reality television but now Richard Hatch, the first winner of the U.S. TV series "Survivor," is facing his toughest challenge yet. Hatch failed to report the $1 million he won on "Survivor,"...
by BigMike
Mon Jan 17, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Wow
Replies: 16
Views: 1888

The cost was based on the cabin type, so it could run anywhere from $1,350 to $3,500 per person or $2,700 to $7,000 per cabin. Plus air fare to get down there for the cruise, plus tips, plus drinks on the ship and what not. I picked up a decent cabin, so it was $2,100 x 2 and the plane fare was abou...
by BigMike
Mon Jan 17, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Wow
Replies: 16
Views: 1888

Image

That was the first on-shore show during the cruise with the band in the foreground and the ship we were cruising on in the background.
by BigMike
Mon Jan 17, 2005 12:36 am
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Wow
Replies: 16
Views: 1888

Wow

I just got back from what is, for me at least, the ultimate musical experience. My favorite band (yes, even more beloved than Everclear), Big Head Todd and the Monsters, went on a cruise through the Caribbean with about 115 of their most devoted fans on a big old sailing yacht. The trip went through...
by BigMike
Mon Jan 03, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: NFL
Replies: 445
Views: 39199

Glad to see Eli actually get a W tonight. any super bowl predictions??? If you're a Giants fan, though, you have to wonder what could have been, when you pull Warner at 5-4 and stick in Manning, watching him go 1-6 down the stretch when you know that 8-8 got you a shot at the playoffs and 9-7 would...
by BigMike
Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Favorite Quote
Replies: 44
Views: 4490

All right, since we're seeing some favorite lines in here, here's one: Cox: I suppose I could riff a list of things that I care as little about as our last week together. Lemme see, uhh.... Low-carb diets. Michael Moore. The Republican National Convention. Kabbalah and all Kabbalah-related products....
by BigMike
Fri Dec 31, 2004 8:48 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Preparing for the war.
Replies: 9
Views: 1246

Please, the boycott against Cuban cigars is almost as effective as the "war on drugs." I don't know anyone who smokes cigars who really has a hard time getting their hand on Cuban cigars. And most of the people I know who smoke cigars regularly find that most of the Dominicans are as good as the Cub...
by BigMike
Wed Dec 29, 2004 8:35 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Preparing for the war.
Replies: 9
Views: 1246

Re: Preparing for the war.

cien_bolas wrote:What will US say now? That they are finally "freeing" the cubans? I hope all of this not to happen, really. But let's see what happens the next days.
The US isn't going into Cuba.
by BigMike
Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: NFL
Replies: 445
Views: 39199

Which reminds me, there is a proposed new arena where the Colts could host their games, one that would be "roofless" if the weather is good, and the roof can cover the entire field when the rain comes in. I don't know if the idea has been approved or not. And the RCA dome isn't that old, so I don't...
by BigMike
Tue Dec 28, 2004 7:12 am
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: NFL
Replies: 445
Views: 39199

TheGoodWitchoftheNorth wrote:COLTS WINS OVER SAN DIEGO 34-31 OT!!! :D

MANNING BREAKS OLDEST RECORD!!! :D :D
You know, it would be a bit more meaningful if Manning didn't play so many games inside, out of the weather and wind. But hey, it's an accomplishment.
by BigMike
Sat Dec 11, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Other Discussion
Topic: Dimebag Darrell dead...
Replies: 41
Views: 3980

washingtonpost.com Concert Killer Described as Obsessed By Anita Chang Associated Press Saturday, December 11, 2004; Page A07 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 10 -- The man who fatally shot former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and three other men at a nightclub was obsessed with the heavy-metal ban...