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***June Thirtieth Two Thousand and Nineteen***   



This bubble looks like a dick.  I don't even have anything funny to say about that.  


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Instagrams -


Family life is ok most of the time.  Cary, NC.  


Fixer-upper.  Wake County (near Creedmoor), NC.  


This baby elephant walk lacks babies.  Asheboro, NC.  


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Movies -

In the black for May! Watched 32 this month, to help slowly crawl out of the hole created in the first part of the year.  

Best of the month: Night Of The Juggler (1980)
Best stand-up of the month: Anthony Jeselnik: Fire In The Maternity Ward (2019)
Worst of the month: Garbage Pail Kids (1987) (even accounting for the unintentional(?) comedy of this movie, it's
still just really, really bad)
When you decide there's no such thing as too many boobs or too much Pink Floyd: More (1969)
Well, that was goddamn depressing: Of Fathers And Sons (2018)
The really-stupid-but-still-fun award of the month: Predator (2018)
Why were there more camp counselors than campers?: Madman (1981)
Dat ass: Helen (the mom) in Incredibles 2 (2018)
Amazing accent of the month: John Glover in 52 Pick-Up (1986)
I really thought there was a bear best friend in this until I remembered that was Grizzly Adams: Jeremiah
Johnson (1972)

The rest:
Star Chamber (1983), Sisters Brothers (2018), Into The Wild (2007), Dominican Dream (2019), Allins (2017), Seven
Minutes In Heaven (1985), Seven-Ups (1973), Out Of State (2017), Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile
(2019), Inside Daisy Clover (1965), Wine Country (2019), Venom (2018), Harvest Season (2018), Tangled (2010),
Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life Of Ryan Gainey (2018), Warlock (1959), Shanghai Surprise (1986), Ingrid
(2018), White Boy (2017), High Plains Drifter (1973), Halloween (2018), Marlowe (1969)


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Links -

For one: I'd never heard of this dude Gage Boyle, but holy fucking shit does he destroy everything in this video; for
two: it's hard to believe the state of skateboarding these days when you get this level of quality from a Real flow dude
making a wheel video; for three: skating to Dead Moon is always a good idea.

To my great delight I've been able to find a number of Alan Clarke's films on Youtube for free - in this case, the British
reform school classic Scum.  Ray Winstone is incredibly impressive in the lead role.  

I actually hammered out more music reviews than usual this month - I've really enjoyed a lot of new albums lately, with
the new Flaming Lips probably topping the list.             

There are a pair of photo journal entries involving our trip to Charleston and sights thereabouts.  



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"I am not a toy - I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash."

Lydia Loveless - All I Know.  Pop country dominates the airwaves, and yet it's universally all top-shelf garbage.  
Then you have artists like Lydia who should be the poster child for a genre called pop country who can seemingly get
little purchase outside of her small niche audience.  The world just ain't right.  
Boy Crazy
I Would Die 4 U (Prince cover)

Mean Jeans - Allergic to Success.  Mean Jeans might be the dumbest band in all of rock-n-roll, and I wouldn't have
it any other way.  
Are There Beers In Heaven
Croozin'

Spray Paint - Country Thumbs.  From Austin.  No bassist.  Really goddamn enjoyable live.  That's all I got.  
Don't Get Sick

The Cure - Let's Go To Bed.  There's just no such thing as listening the Cure too much.  God knows I've tried.  
The Upstairs Room
The Walk

The Revelons - 97 Tears.  The Revelons were one of the most important lost gems of the powerpop era, often for-
gotten when folks talk about the greatest bands of that era, and that's a shame.  
Brighter Side
Lover's Dilemma
Outlaw Without a Gun

The Walkmen - Wake Up.  When it comes to this band I mostly only listen to their best effort "Bows + Arrows," but
"Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone" is a damn fine effort in it's own right.  
We've Been Had

Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin'.  What the hell can be said about one of the greatest songwriters of all time?
One
Without You






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