Search:

Type: Posts; User: dunfree

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.09 seconds.

  1. theatrical releases of quality films are down...

    theatrical releases of quality films are down because the overseas market doesn't give a shit about them. that is independent of what deal gets signed.
  2. Replies
    22
    Views
    341

    for your list avoid: any of the sleddogs (Mals,...

    for your list avoid: any of the sleddogs (Mals, Huskys). don't do well above 70s, shed (from some to omg levels of fur). otherwise great dogs.
  3. Replies
    120
    Views
    2,342

    the plethora of cheez-it flavors are kinda new on...

    the plethora of cheez-it flavors are kinda new on the snack-scape. duoz jack & jalapeno are the best, imo.

    dots pretzels are adictively good
  4. Replies
    157
    Views
    5,008

    That's % of total dog bites recorded, not...

    That's % of total dog bites recorded, not weighted by number of dogs of a given breed. Do you think labs were one of the most common dog breeds in Denver back in 07-08? That was certainly a...
  5. Replies
    197
    Views
    5,754

    unless of course your name is Elon Musk, or some...

    unless of course your name is Elon Musk, or some other random piece of shit social media "star", then millennials are fine with racism, sexism and fraud.
  6. Replies
    197
    Views
    5,754

    Medical care too - think of how much better...

    Medical care too - think of how much better Mickey Mantles career might have been with decent knee care after his ACL tear in '51. Or Bart Starr with better back care (only half ignoring the brutal...
  7. Replies
    197
    Views
    5,754

    BTC? ICOs? Fyre Festival? No generation is immune...

    BTC? ICOs? Fyre Festival? No generation is immune to dumb scams.
  8. Replies
    197
    Views
    5,754

    I am really impressed at how quickly the...

    I am really impressed at how quickly the millenials went from woke spewing about virtue to selling the fuck out. They definitely outdid in the boomers in that, and for that the deserve a...
  9. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,945

    lots of thats editing I think - those "great"...

    lots of thats editing I think - those "great" street photogs took tons of shots, and edited them down to really tight presentations, e.g. Robert Frank shot 767 rolls of film for "The Americans" about...
  10. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    not a boomer but that's only my experience with...

    not a boomer but that's only my experience with boomers that encountered tech late in life.

    what I have noticed is millenials are really, really keen to fetishize tech. put the task on a website,...
  11. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    millenials love offices if you make it feel like...

    millenials love offices if you make it feel like college - isn't that the whole wework thing? Apples campus, facebooks campus, googles campus? commutings fine if you call it an uberride or a techbus...
  12. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    ignoring that shit worked in 2010s, I'm not sure...

    ignoring that shit worked in 2010s, I'm not sure it'll work in the 2020s because the money is getting large enough orgs & governments & lawyers start to care.
  13. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    The biggest sticking point for recruiting for...

    The biggest sticking point for recruiting for decent paying jobs in non-major metro areas imo has been employment for a spouse. I used to get recruitment calls looking for people in bumfuck Iowa or...
  14. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    Because it then becomes a discussion about...

    Because it then becomes a discussion about wealth, not income. dunno, maybe living in CA the distinction became abundantly clear where you'd have people who bought in in the 1970s who can barely...
  15. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    Again - people live in big citys because they can...

    Again - people live in big citys because they can make a lot of money. San Francisco has the highest disposable income for a city in the world. Arbitraging earnings may be a personally successful...
  16. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    The key to his "argument" is the belief that debt...

    The key to his "argument" is the belief that debt is bad, only stupid people take on debt, and only the wealthy deserve the benefits of lifestyle. Including benefits like substantial housing...
  17. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,945

    Yup. the whole point of a 35mm Leica or a 35mm...

    Yup. the whole point of a 35mm Leica or a 35mm Nikon was it was the lightest flexiblest thing that would take a good enough picture. "good" pictures were taken with MF or LF. course the other reason...
  18. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    sure you could. but for the middle class in...

    sure you could. but for the middle class in megapolises housing is a leveraged investment play and you'd miss out on appreciation (as well as having a higher risk of housing cratering, as happened in...
  19. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    Aside from the $1 million home (which is just the...

    Aside from the $1 million home (which is just the cost of a single family home in some place) that's been the definition of the middle class US dream since WW2.
  20. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    No. Actually what I'm seeing is the...

    No. Actually what I'm seeing is the self-selection of the US population. So, in my case in my "high tax" blue state neighborhood, the people who really get fucking pissed off about taxes move to...
  21. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    why are you using numbers for the whole state and...

    why are you using numbers for the whole state and not the metro area? what the fuck does it matter to someone in Denver that median income in SW co is shit? Doe it matter to someone in the Boston...
  22. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    So you have to be rich to afford a home without a...

    So you have to be rich to afford a home without a substantial hit to discretionary spending. That's working out great for china.

    as for the last line < sigh > get out of your little rightwing...
  23. Replies
    28,733
    Views
    1,634,906

    You can get full ceramic travel mugs with...

    You can get full ceramic travel mugs with removable lids.
  24. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    $100k is rich in rural american, but as the WSJ...

    $100k is rich in rural american, but as the WSJ notes this morning:
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/so-you-make-100-000-it-still-might-not-be-enough-to-buy-a-home-11571149819?mod=hp_lead_pos5
    "So you...
  25. Thread: DJ Shadow

    by dunfree
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,153

    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan...

    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan listening to Steel Wheels?
  26. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    middle class in the US is cultural identity more...

    middle class in the US is cultural identity more than income.

    for all the pretenses of poor bro-core around here it skews way richer and whiter and male than "average" and there are a number with...
  27. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The...

    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The earnings are what a skilled professional couple can come close to almost anywhere in the US. The consumption, i.e. what $800k gets you, varys widely across...
  28. Replies
    8,012
    Views
    463,526

    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have...

    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have more opportunity to make money. you know - kinda the reason why all those people were living in the high tax dumps in the first place? but then the jobs...
  29. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,817

    its the special blend of passive/aggressive...

    its the special blend of passive/aggressive nagging desk jockey middle manager/lawyer/contractor/engineers and rough n' tumble real men mechanics that makes this place what it is.
  30. Replies
    18
    Views
    382

    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire...

    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire Brit crime film sharticle? First I thought it was because they meant English and said British but they included shallow grave, that's nominally...
  31. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,817

    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about?...

    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about? everything bends. the difference between the alloys you can buy at my vendor aren't that much. but keep up the passive agressive smug, it's what makes...
  32. not insane, a cynical means to make money. their...

    not insane, a cynical means to make money. their were alternatives at the time (ethanol notably), but lead was patented and more profitable. ffs the inventor had to take time off for lead poisoning,...
  33. can we please, please, seperate EVs and their...

    can we please, please, seperate EVs and their merits from chonky the techbro clown? EVs will be much better off when fElon the cosplay engineer is in jail, or just using his vast wealth to...
  34. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,817

    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today it's...

    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today

    it's weird to me the premium people will pay for commodity shit on amazon for "convenience" when it's for a DIY task. I guess it's all about the difficulty of...
  35. A modest proposal, they are healthy and...

    A modest proposal, they are healthy and nourishing.
  36. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,817

    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2"...

    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2" steel rod 18" long (cost of materials <$1) and sell it on Amazon to wannabe DIY types for $10 a piece, or $14 for 2 when you market it as a "winding rod"...
  37. Man, I thought all those people "had it coming"...

    Man, I thought all those people "had it coming" because "they were creeps"?

    Where'd the elon fellators go? stuck in a supercharger line because 7 years after his promise they are still stuck on...
  38. Replies
    18
    Views
    382

    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years...

    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years ago (Vaughan also produced lockstock & snatch). the trailer for the Gentlemen reminded me more of another Vaughan directed film - The Kingsmen (1st) -...
  39. Replies
    236
    Views
    7,672

    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is...

    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is you've never been there, have no intention of going there, and get your propaganda from bullshitters.
  40. Replies
    18
    Views
    382

    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre...

    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre has been enjoyable and theres not much out in movie land like it right now, but I can't get past how fucking horrible that trailer is. a plaided...
  41. Replies
    236
    Views
    7,672

    a comment from a single coach a half a world away...

    a comment from a single coach a half a world away on a social media platform thats banned in China
  42. Replies
    130
    Views
    3,753

    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.

    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.
  43. Replies
    130
    Views
    3,753

    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation...

    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation is intent.
  44. Replies
    130
    Views
    3,753

    does skiing want new blood? isn't the whole...

    does skiing want new blood?

    isn't the whole epic pass thing concentrate on the rich & the whales and milk those fuckers dry?
  45. Replies
    28,733
    Views
    1,634,906

    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick...

    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick leave into vacation time?

    I get this discussion has moved into the realm of HR/legal professionals but my life observation is no matter what the...
  46. Replies
    28,733
    Views
    1,634,906

    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue...

    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue leave hourly even for salaried employees? So like .0222222/hr of leave per hour worked where "hours/week" just = 40 for a salaried employee?

    ...
  47. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,529

    How many of said businesses are in a place the...

    How many of said businesses are in a place the kid wants to live and can afford to live? I know, in similar businesses, something on the west coast will sell while something in the NE or Midwest will...
  48. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    32,512

    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland,...

    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland, Melancon) shitting the bed last night, hopefully not a 3rd (Romo) today.... anti-jinx.
  49. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    32,512

    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no...

    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no relegation. Fuck up continuously for decades a la Mets or Redskins and nothing happens. Introduce relegation, something that can crush the finances of...
  50. Replies
    8,412
    Views
    544,292

    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving...

    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving $50k a year. US median household income is ~$60k. the only reason they aren't rich in the megapolises is because ... there are a bunch of really rich...
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4