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by grant
Wed Sep 10, 2003 6:45 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: the end of the album? uh.
Replies: 21
Views: 11467

Until the invention of the LP (or Long-Playing) record (in 1947 ), music was typically released as singles on 78 rpm discs. These, in turn, were collected by placing them in paper sleeves in large binders -- an actual album , like the ones we still use to collect photographs. A record company might ...
by grant
Wed Sep 10, 2003 6:22 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: A moving picture
Replies: 5
Views: 2414

A moving picture

Please, enjoy this.

Technology never ceases to delight me.
by grant
Tue Sep 09, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: rest in peace
Replies: 9
Views: 4216

Re: rest in peace

sean wrote: (if anyone's interested, i'll be singing a zevon song or two with the capillaries tomorrow night at the crocodile, by way of tribute.)


Which songs?

The Thompson gunner's name was Roland, by the way.

"Desperadoes Under the Eaves" is possibly one of his best.
by grant
Sun Aug 31, 2003 6:41 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The rainiest city of the US
Replies: 27
Views: 11598

Heartless!
by grant
Fri Aug 29, 2003 12:06 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The rainiest city of the US
Replies: 27
Views: 11598

You'd like to have a diner where the coffee tastes like diesel fuel?
by grant
Thu Aug 28, 2003 2:03 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: "Blue Diamonds", a viagra reference?
Replies: 9
Views: 4501

The Hope Diamond's a blue one, and it's cursed, isn't it? http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/diamond-hope-smithsonian.gif They placed in the barrow that precious booty, the rounds and the rings they had reft erewhile, hardy heroes, from hoard in cave,— trusting the ground with treasure of ear...
by grant
Tue Aug 26, 2003 10:55 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Oh give me a home....
Replies: 21
Views: 10361

It's definitely the most fascinating place in Los Angeles.
by grant
Mon Aug 25, 2003 2:32 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The rainiest city of the US
Replies: 27
Views: 11598

The Washington table is skewed by the fact that the Eastern three-quarters of the state is an arid semi-desert. Only the Coastal areas get much rain. And although Miami gets more rain by volume, it's only because Seattle rain tends to fall in a mist. Grant, see if you can find any statistics on num...
by grant
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:35 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Oh give me a home....
Replies: 21
Views: 10361

North Georgia's Len Foote Hike Inn.
by grant
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:33 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Oh give me a home....
Replies: 21
Views: 10361

The Koreshan State Historical Site in southwest Florida.
by grant
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:26 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Oh give me a home....
Replies: 21
Views: 10361

Cochise's Stronghold, on the border of Arizona and Mexico.
by grant
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:13 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The rainiest city of the US
Replies: 27
Views: 11598

Here, according to this amateur table Washington state gets just over half the rainfall Florida receives. According to some more official data, Seattle averages 33 inches of rain annually while Miami averages 57 inches of rain. You can look up your own locations, too, by way of comparison.
by grant
Thu Aug 21, 2003 11:05 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: The "Blue Diamonds" video..
Replies: 52
Views: 21904

Re: blue diamonds vid on WIPTF Munich release

still no lacan? ~sniff~ Consider this an illustration of the eternally retreating object of desire, the desire defined by absence or, indeed, the desire as absence itself. In other words, our hands are tied. We may be able to mouth the words, but you will not hear our actual speech, only a prerecor...
by grant
Thu Aug 21, 2003 10:57 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The rainiest city of the US
Replies: 27
Views: 11598

Midori wrote:No matter what you guys think, nobody, and I mean NOBODY, gets more rain than South Florida. It's so saturated here that you can nearly swim through the air.



Yes. Quite.
by grant
Tue Aug 19, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: we're in Europe
Replies: 11
Views: 5944

If you'd given more of an advance warning, I could possibly have arranged a reception as you disembarked. Alas. No champagne and handkerchiefs...
by grant
Mon Aug 18, 2003 7:17 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Passing hello
Replies: 6
Views: 3712

Mind the Wicker Men. They sprout up like dandelions in the autumn. Catch fire at the drop of a hat, people always getting tangled up in them... nasty business, those. Were I you, I'd stay well clear.
by grant
Thu Aug 14, 2003 5:52 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Fall LW tour dates
Replies: 69
Views: 33354

Will the Long Winters be following Death Cab into the lurid, miasmal swamps of Florida?
by grant
Tue Aug 12, 2003 7:24 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Demographics 1: Long Winters fan locales.
Replies: 98
Views: 46091

cool! would you believe, i looked at the same stuff in a 0.75 bottle in an off licence the other day and it was 28 fuckin euro! you want a real good laugh? alright - the off licence was in clontarf! i love this country... *shrug* I'm sorry, but that was just gibberish. Perhaps this will help: 0.75 ...
by grant
Mon Aug 11, 2003 1:24 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Catch THA WALLA! It's spreading like wildfire!
Replies: 15
Views: 6517

Is Death Cab currently touring? Are they planning to be this year? There have been some rumors of a local appearance, but nothing I've been able to substantiate...
by grant
Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:42 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: "Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima"
Replies: 7
Views: 3237

Ah. I just realized I posted my first reponse on the actual anniversary. So there's a topicality to your question that eluded me at the time.