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benh57 Donating Member (101 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-30-09 11:52 PM
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50. Am i the only one who thought she was awful?
She totally butchered the song. It was horrible. I could barely stand to listen to it.

100% serious.
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  -Smithsonian asks for Aretha's hat. Yes, *that* hat Robbien  Jan-30-09 04:19 PM   #0 
  - 'Twas gorgeous. I hope she does give it to the Smithsonian, but I can understand wanting to keep it.  ogneopasno   Jan-30-09 04:22 PM   #1 
  - It's an outstanding hat  eleny   Jan-30-09 04:28 PM   #3 
     - It is indeed (pic of designer and Aretha) ...  ColbertWatcher   Jan-30-09 11:16 PM   #42 
        - See how it doesn't work on the smaller mannequin head  eleny   Jan-30-09 11:34 PM   #46 
           - And gloves, LOL. I wore white gloves to my job interviews. And I still have my black leather opera  No Elephants   Jan-30-09 11:37 PM   #47 
           - Yes!  eleny   Jan-30-09 11:50 PM   #49 
           - The one on the mannequin has a different bow, too.  No Elephants   Jan-31-09 04:14 AM   #52 
              - It appears that the lower bow loop is smaller  eleny   Jan-31-09 11:52 AM   #63 
  - I should think so.  aquart   Jan-30-09 04:26 PM   #2 
  - She should give it up. Belongs to America now. Thanks Aretha.  Piewhacket   Jan-30-09 04:33 PM   #4 
  - huh? It's hers.  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-30-09 09:28 PM   #36 
     - Hers? My dear eowyn, what do you think it means to "own" something?  Piewhacket   Jan-31-09 10:04 AM   #61 
        - I think it means it is yours until you give it to someone, it is taken from you, or you die.  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-31-09 10:37 AM   #62 
           - I think it is an interesting notion...  Piewhacket   Jan-31-09 03:32 PM   #68 
              - No, I'm a fan of the "her property is hers" school of thought myself  Posteritatis   Jan-31-09 04:15 PM   #70 
              - Are you sure that's a school "of thought"?  Piewhacket   Jan-31-09 08:03 PM   #75 
              - By your line of thinking, do we own Sasha and Malia, too?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-31-09 07:57 PM   #74 
                 - By your reasoning, does everyone "own" their children?  Piewhacket   Jan-31-09 09:56 PM   #76 
  - Maybe she could give it to them at a later date.  marauding liberal   Jan-30-09 04:33 PM   #5 
  - Wonderful! And I hope they ask for Laura's outfits for their drapery and upholstery exhibit.  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-30-09 04:34 PM   #6 
  - (rimshot)  Robb   Jan-30-09 05:16 PM   #15 
  - My partner says I am one of those rare queers that didn't get the 'fashion gene',  jhrobbins   Jan-30-09 04:35 PM   #7 
  - You were right; they were wrong. FGMA. Howl at them now. When people are  No Elephants   Jan-30-09 11:34 PM   #45 
  - That Hat belongs on permanent display, right next to Indiana Jones' fedora.  sarge43   Jan-30-09 04:45 PM   #8 
  - that's a great hat  maxsolomon   Jan-30-09 04:46 PM   #9 
  - It could be 'on loan'  xxqqqzme   Jan-30-09 04:48 PM   #10 
  - Aretha's hat picspam  Sultana   Jan-30-09 04:57 PM   #11 
  - ROFL, love it, thanks!  Jefferson23   Jan-30-09 05:26 PM   #17 
  - You're welcome  Sultana   Jan-31-09 10:12 PM   #77 
  - LOL  Raine   Jan-30-09 06:54 PM   #26 
  - Those are awesome! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-30-09 11:14 PM   #40 
  - fantastic. Thanks.  No Elephants   Jan-30-09 11:29 PM   #44 
  - lol Brilliant.  JNelson6563   Jan-31-09 06:07 AM   #55 
  - Too funny!!! :)  bermudat   Jan-31-09 06:11 PM   #73 
  - It was a huge hit in the UK and it helped the man who created it get loads of orders from there!  1776Forever   Jan-30-09 05:05 PM   #12 
  - uh instead of  Froward69   Jan-30-09 05:05 PM   #13 
  - What, they need it to patch a roof?  damntexdem   Jan-30-09 05:08 PM   #14 
  - Except for that unfortunate pause between 'count' and 'ry'  AwakeAtLast   Jan-30-09 06:10 PM   #21 
     - ya know, i was 100% conviced that i was the only one that noticed that.  yodermon   Jan-30-09 07:37 PM   #28 
     - Bob & Tom have the audio clip on demand  AwakeAtLast   Jan-30-09 09:43 PM   #38 
     - LOL  JVS   Jan-31-09 06:48 AM   #57 
  - it was a truly gorgeous hat.  La Lioness Priyanka   Jan-30-09 05:17 PM   #16 
  - I understand the Smithsonian also wants Sen, David Vitter's Diapers  SpiralHawk   Jan-31-09 07:26 AM   #59 
  - A good pick for the artifact archives --  elfin   Jan-30-09 05:30 PM   #18 
  - Exactly right. I thought it was quite appropriate for the occasion and  Arkansas Granny   Jan-30-09 06:50 PM   #25 
  - Exactly, elfin.  sarge43   Jan-31-09 08:42 AM   #60 
  - As my family says . . Reefa wore the shit outta that hat!  scytherius   Jan-30-09 05:56 PM   #19 
  - A true crowning achievement  downstairsparts   Jan-30-09 06:07 PM   #20 
  - On a DN! episode there was adiscussion about those hats.  bluesmail   Jan-30-09 06:29 PM   #22 
  - Just google Church Crowns. A mess of information about them, including books.  sarge43   Jan-31-09 07:04 AM   #58 
  - De-lurking because I couldn't resist.  Pab Sungenis   Jan-30-09 06:31 PM   #23 
  - Her Majesty! Well done! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-30-09 11:15 PM   #41 
  - Have a duplicate made.  truthisfreedom   Jan-30-09 06:37 PM   #24 
  - I second that.  Why Syzygy   Jan-30-09 08:09 PM   #30 
  - That's awesome.  stevedeshazer   Jan-30-09 07:22 PM   #27 
  - When she walked out in that hat......  llmart   Jan-30-09 07:50 PM   #29 
  - LOL! I said the same: "Honey, with voice like that you can wear any damned hat you please!"  CLW   Jan-30-09 11:03 PM   #39 
     - Yep.  llmart   Jan-31-09 12:27 PM   #65 
  - I have to say I have had a lot of fun photoshopping that hat...  doxieone   Jan-30-09 08:32 PM   #31 
  - Those are great, I love that you have Dr. Colbert in there, too! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-30-09 11:22 PM   #43 
  - Thanks.... Initially I had some reservations using...  doxieone   Jan-31-09 12:10 PM   #64 
     - It's amazing what people will believe! Great photos! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-31-09 03:48 PM   #69 
  - Love it  Raine   Jan-31-09 03:14 AM   #51 
  - XD  AyanEva   Jan-30-09 08:41 PM   #32 
  - I hope she gives it to them  Mari333   Jan-30-09 08:45 PM   #33 
  - great photoshop...  awoke_in_2003   Jan-30-09 08:55 PM   #34 
  - heh i stole it from someone else... nt  Mari333   Jan-30-09 09:26 PM   #35 
     - Aren't the intertubes great? nt  awoke_in_2003   Jan-30-09 09:38 PM   #37 
  - That's a keeper. A picture is worth ..... n/t  sarge43   Jan-31-09 06:18 AM   #56 
  - Whatever she does, I'd be happy with her choice.  fortyfeetunder   Jan-30-09 11:50 PM   #48 
  - Am i the only one who thought she was awful?  benh57   Jan-30-09 11:52 PM   #50 
  - I did. She said on Larry King that she is never good in the morning and  No Elephants   Jan-31-09 04:21 AM   #53 
     - I gave her credit for being a national treasure with a fantastic voice  Merlot   Jan-31-09 01:01 PM   #67 
  - Where does the Smithsonian get off asking for Aretha's hat. again?  No Elephants   Jan-31-09 04:27 AM   #54 
  - That hat is part of history  MiniMe   Jan-31-09 04:31 PM   #71 
  - I LOVED that hat - only Arthea could pull that off!  Merlot   Jan-31-09 12:53 PM   #66 
  - If it gets the hat off the street, that's a good thing.  Orsino   Jan-31-09 06:06 PM   #72 

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