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    But back to the topic of Dune: Wired article...

    But back to the topic of Dune:

    Wired article on how Frank Herbert created the ultimate tampon:

    https://www.wired.com/story/dune-stillsuits-maxi-pad/amp
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    Alas, no. I ended my journalism career in...

    Alas, no. I ended my journalism career in 2009.(Bandcamp was only a year old at that point and I hadn't even heard of it yet).
    Bandcamp Daily didn't appear until 2016.
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    Apparently the Maiden song was originally to be...

    Apparently the Maiden song was originally to be called "Dune," but Frank Herbert was not a fan of the band and forbade them the use of his book title...
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    A handy-dandy guide to DUNE Metal: ...

    A handy-dandy guide to DUNE Metal:

    https://daily.bandcamp.com/lists/dune-inspired-metal-list
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    Found myself in Berkeley/Oakland this weekend...

    Found myself in Berkeley/Oakland this weekend (saw Primus perform Rush's A Farewell To Kings).

    Whilst there I hit up Pegasus Books in Oakland, Dark Carnival in Berkeley, and Moe's on Telegraph...
  6. I enjoy TBN and the trailer looked cool, but alas...

    I enjoy TBN and the trailer looked cool, but alas it didn't and isn't playing at any theaters near me.
    :(

    Some of y'all might be luckier:

    List of Theaters Showing Old Henry...
  7. Thread: MF DOOM

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  9. Thread: MF DOOM

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    Imho, no discussion of DOOM should be had without...

    Imho, no discussion of DOOM should be had without mentioning his previous alter-ego: Zev Love X.

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  10. Thread: MF DOOM

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    Dune for Dummies: ...

    Dune for Dummies:

    https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-features/dune-for-dummies-1228259/amp/
  12. Phil Pug @ Blue Zone Bob @ Sports Hub (or Doug...

    Phil Pug @ Blue Zone
    Bob @ Sports Hub (or Doug or Keith, if he's still there).

    What size boot is your teen in?
    I've got a Tecnica Mach1 120 LV shell and a Tecnica R130 race shell, both in 25.5...
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    Raw Julia Ducournau's theatrical debut is a...

    Raw
    Julia Ducournau's theatrical debut is a subtly unnerving coming-of-age story that borrows--and severely tweaks--elements from Carrie and Ginger Snaps.
    While it can be rather slow to get going,...
  14. Thread: Kanopy Recs

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    Wrinkles I've been on an animated features...

    Wrinkles

    I've been on an animated features kick lately.
    Watched this Spanish gem the other night.
    It's a bittersweet rumination on the inevitability of growing old.
    Poignant, funny, and sad all...
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    Croupier This 1998 casino noir features a young...

    Croupier
    This 1998 casino noir features a young Clive Owen and at the time sparked rumours that he would become the next cinematic incarnation of James Bond.
    Slow-burn and subtly intense, it's a...
  16. That Lake Effect was no joke today. Merely looks...

    That Lake Effect was no joke today.
    Merely looks like it rained at my house now; roads and decks are saturated with wetness, but the residual snow be gone.
  17. ^it's all about the macron, man, the macron...

    ^it's all about the macron, man, the macron...
  18. From a linguistic standpoint, keep in mind that...

    From a linguistic standpoint, keep in mind that you can grapple with graupel, but you can't graupel with grapple...:D
    :cool:
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    For all you sonically minded Dune nerds there's a...

    For all you sonically minded Dune nerds there's a limited pressing, 3-LP set of the new film's score:
    ...
  20. Barely anything here in T/D Truckee at 6300....

    Barely anything here in T/D Truckee at 6300.
    Maybe 5mm on my deck, if that.
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    It better be better than the new Bond. I don't...

    It better be better than the new Bond.
    I don't think I can handle two sub-par almost 3-hour blockbusters in one month...
  22. According to NVDOT, there are at least 2 crashes...

    According to NVDOT, there are at least 2 crashes on Mt Rose HWY at the moment.

    https://nvroads.com/511-home

    Chains required, too.

    I hain't put my snow tires on yet, so no schuss for me.
    :(
  23. Thread: Short Films

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  24. Perhaps my reading comprehension has suffered due...

    Perhaps my reading comprehension has suffered due to lack of skiing, but who is Lou? The article was written by a dude named Dr. Alex Lee...

    I'm cool with calling the 21/22 season open. Heck both...
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    The Stronghold [aka BAC Nord] Shortlisted for...

    The Stronghold [aka BAC Nord]
    Shortlisted for France's submission for "Best Foreign Film" to the 2021 Academy Awards, this cops-and-drug dealers effort is teeming with high drama and a solid script...
  26. Lamb This Icelandic film is worth a watch,...

    Lamb
    This Icelandic film is worth a watch, especially if you dig glacially paced, detached weirdness drenched in fog and earth tones.
    Part dark fairy tale, part folk horror, and part farm noir, it...
  27. Minor slush grauple accumulation at 6300 this...

    Minor slush grauple accumulation at 6300 this morning. Still lingering on the decks and in the shade, but didn't stick to the tarmac...definitely not skiable, yet.
  28. No Time To Die The new Bond is kind of bland and...

    No Time To Die
    The new Bond is kind of bland and rather anti-climatic.
    It's not bad, but rather a pastiche of previous Bond films, specifically On Her Majesty's Secret Service, extracts from You...
  29. My buddy Patrick Gisriel runs Green Bear...

    My buddy Patrick Gisriel runs Green Bear Construction.
    He did Philosophy's interior (the spot next to Burger Me, which is now Fuddhism), so he knows how to do kitchens...
    :D
  30. Thread: Kanopy Recs

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    How To Eat Your Watermelon In White Company (And...

    How To Eat Your Watermelon In White Company (And Enjoy It)
    [Also streaming on Tubi]

    I highly recommend this doc about the life, times, and fascinating career of Melvin Van Peebles.
    Dude was...
  31. Edgar Wright "curates" cool cinema on Criterion:...

    Edgar Wright "curates" cool cinema on Criterion:

    https://www.criterionchannel.com/edgar-wright-s-adventures-in-moviegoing
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    Bad Monkeys - Matt Ruff Picked this up at the...

    Bad Monkeys - Matt Ruff

    Picked this up at the local used bookstore as the cover had been grabbing my eye for a few years. That and all the hype around Ruff's other novel, Lovecraft Country.
    Glad...
  33. TITANE 3.5/5 Screenwriter/director Julia...

    TITANE
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    Screenwriter/director Julia Ducournau’s sophomore effort won The Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Which just goes to prove that not only are the French adept at making...
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    Squid Game is worth a watch. Sure, it borrows...

    Squid Game is worth a watch.

    Sure, it borrows heavily from Battle Royale, Persons Unknown, all the cinematic incarnations of "The Most Dangerous Game" (The Most Dangerous Game, Hard Target,...
  35. CANDYMAN (2021) 3.5/5 So, I saw the new,...

    CANDYMAN (2021)
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    So, I saw the new, re-envisioned Candyman today.
    I had been hella hesitant to see it as the original is one of my favorite horror films.
    Well, it was leaving my "local"...
  36. One's enjoyment of The Card Counter will most...

    One's enjoyment of The Card Counter will most certainly be enhanced if you are familiar with and enjoy Paul Schrader's other films...
  37. 4/5 Putting it on my "Best of 2021" list.

    4/5
    Putting it on my "Best of 2021" list.
  38. The Card Counter Paul Schrader 's (screenwriter...

    The Card Counter
    Paul Schrader 's (screenwriter of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and others) latest effort is a thematic and genre mash-up covering neon noir, hitman-with-a-heart-of-gold,...
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    I'm not completely sprung on her flow, but damn...

    I'm not completely sprung on her flow, but damn if her lyrical discharge and metaphorical wordplay ain't tight, like hella tight.

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    All apologies to Nirvana, but this post caused me...

    All apologies to Nirvana, but this post caused me to delve deeper into 1991 and daaaaaaaaamn, it was a great year for rap. So many amazing and influencual rap albums were released that year--many of...
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    October is gonna bring the heat: 10/1...

    October is gonna bring the heat:

    10/1
    Apocalypse 91...The Enemy Strikes Black - Public Enemy

    10/15
    Sons of the P - Digital Underground
    Fruits of Nature - UMC's

    10/22
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    I had the Cypress Hill debut on bootleg cassette...

    I had the Cypress Hill debut on bootleg cassette many, many months before it dropped. I would play it on my rap show on 91.3 fm KCPR before the official album dropped.
    I may still have it...
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    I enjoyed Birth of the Dragon. I actually saw it...

    I enjoyed Birth of the Dragon.
    I actually saw it in the theater.
    It got panned by critics, though. :frown:

    But I think it's worth a watch on NF for sure.

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    I highly recommend the main Ip Man series all...

    I highly recommend the main Ip Man series all directed by Wilson Yip and starring Donnie Yen.

    Ip Man
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    Ip Man 2
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    How To Eat Your Watermelon In White Company (And...

    How To Eat Your Watermelon In White Company (And Enjoy It)
    I just finished watching this 2005 documentary on the life and times of Melvin Van Peebles.
    It's a classic, linear doc covering his...
  46. No problem. Glad you got to spin the wheels.

    No problem.
    Glad you got to spin the wheels.
  47. Glad you had a good time, man!

    Glad you had a good time, man!
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    Criterion box set that was in the works before...

    Criterion box set that was in the works before his passing:
    https://www.criterion.com/boxsets/4787-melvin-van-peebles-essential-films
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    https://www.avclub.com/r-i-p-melvin-van-peebles-wr...

    https://www.avclub.com/r-i-p-melvin-van-peebles-writer-director-star-of-swee-1847727539/amp
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