re: Newspapers DESPERATE for business! - L.A. on 7/11/20 at 1:52 pm
I cancelled my subscription to the Los Angeeles Times 5 years ago after being a subscriber for 22 years. Like you I was getting the paper mostly for the sports section, but I just couldn't take the propaganda anymore. They also require a phoone call to cancel, and when I called to cancel they offe...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: CERN announces new particle discovery in major physics breakthrough - L.A. on 7/9/20 at 6:36 pm
[quote]So what is the potential here? How will this benefit mankind? Not being condescending at all.[/quote]It's confirmation of a decades old prediction about elementary particles, in this case the tetraquark, where two quarks and two anti-quarks stick together. I suppose the practical value of th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
CERN announces new particle discovery in major physics breakthrough - L.A. on 7/9/20 at 4:46 pm
I'm putting this here to avoid the inevitable "I would hit the particle" posts that would ensue on the O-T. [quote]The LHCb collaboration at CERN has announced the discovery of a new exotic particle: a so-called "tetraquark." The paper by more than 800 authors is yet to be evaluated by other scie...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (20)
re: I did my part for the July 7 Blackout Day - L.A. on 7/7/20 at 6:38 pm
[quote]PLEASE, PLEASE take me with you. I want out of here so freaking bad.[/quote]I feel ya, man. People who don't live here THINK they know how bad it has gotten, but they don't. I've been counting down the days for our departure for months. The city of Los Angeles has gone to shite. Ditto for ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I did my part for the July 7 Blackout Day - L.A. on 7/7/20 at 6:03 pm
[quote]Did you get out of L.A.? [/quote]Oh yeah. Moving to Nevada in 13 days. I bought a 3 bedroom, 3 full bath 2,300 sq ft house on 12,000 sq ft of land. The house is in a gated community and it's perched on a hill overlooking the Virgin Valley and the Mesquite mountains. There's nothing b...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Univ. of Texas linebacker not playing untill demands met - L.A. on 7/3/20 at 2:40 pm
[quote]DeMarvion Overshown[/quote] His name is DeMarvion Overshown? I would think he would threaten not to play again until his parents legally change his name :lol:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Charter School System to Remove 'Work Hard, Be Nice' as Its Official Slogan because racism - L.A. on 7/3/20 at 2:19 pm
[quote]So, the implication is that working hard and being nice is racist to black people?[/quote]I can just picture you in your Klan robe as you type those words j/k :lol:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Charter School System to Remove 'Work Hard, Be Nice' as Its Official Slogan because racism - L.A. on 7/3/20 at 2:16 pm
Holy mother of effity eff [quote]On Wednesday the charter school organization The Knowledge is Power Program, commonly know as KIPP, announced that it will be retiring the slogan "Work hard. Be Nice." as school officials believe the phrase is counterproductive to abolishing systemic racism. Ri...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (17)
BLM miscreants attack a white female bicyclist and an old white man - L.A. on 7/2/20 at 12:49 pm
Congratulations, BLM. Instead of a small portion of the country hating you, you're quickly turning every law abiding citizen of any color against you. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=23&v=cPpp9gJxJCw&feature=emb_logo)]youtube[/link]...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (10)
re: For you guitarists, here's a video of an Andres Segovia master class - L.A. on 6/30/20 at 9:14 pm
[quote]Holy shite I had no idea you were so old. Yet I get all the old man jokes.[/quote] Just turned 65 last week. Ready to retire this month [quote]Anyway, LINK[/quote]Paco de Lucia. Nice Back in 2011 my son and I drove up to Napa Valley to see Tommy Emmanuel in concert at the Napa Opera Ho...
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For you guitarists, here's a video of an Andres Segovia master class - L.A. on 6/30/20 at 7:50 pm
I saw Segovia in concert in New Orleans when I was younger. It was in the 70's; maybe around '75 or '76. I think it was at Tulane. He was already old then, but still a world class musician. I came across this video and thought some of you guitarists might enjoy hearing and watching him teach. I ...
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Cities Protecting Statues By Disguising Them As Karl Marx - L.A. on 6/24/20 at 7:05 pm
[quote]U.S.—Looking to protect their statues and other municipal monuments, cities and towns across the country have begun disguising their statues as Karl Marx. City councils all over are ordering Karl Marx wigs and putting them on Teddy Roosevelt, George Washington, Christopher Columbus, and ot...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
USC Trojans WR Amon-Ra St. Brown Has A Message For Alabama
PAC 12 going conference games only.
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Unveils 8 Rookie Models
Welcome to the team.
Alabama AD Responds To Canceled Game Vs. USC
Would've been a fun watch.
Texans Star J.J. Watt Threatens To Sit Out If This NFL Rule Proposal Is Approved
It would. however, protect him.
South Carolina's Frank Martin Calls NBA Player 'Spoiled Brat' For Complaining About Food
I kind of agree.
Lou Holtz On Risk In College Football: 'People Stormed Normandy'
He also takes a shot at the BIG 10.
Chiefs Stars Patrick Mahomes & Travis Kelce Hit Lake Tahoe Casino With Their Girlfriends
Someone has some new money to bet.
Texans Star J.J. Watt Looking Ripped & Ready To Go
Quarantine has been good to him.
Eminem Says 'F*** Drew Brees' In New Song
Just released today.