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Name: Miles Archer
Gender: Male
Hometown: Hamilton Massachusetts
Home country: USA
Current location: Nevada
Member since: Wed Oct 16, 2013, 06:49 PM
Number of posts: 8,910

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It's time to play another exciting round of America's favorite NEW game show, "MEH"

Rules are simple.

Post a video of a song that was PRETTY GOSH DARN POPULAR back in the day (and may still be today), but is ALSO a song YOU never particularly cared for, a song that made you say "MEH."

I'll start it off with Bret Michaels and Poison's MEH anthem, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

OK, this is a PERFECT example of why I got a car WITHOUT a sun roof.

'scuse me while I lick this stamp (USPS pays tribute to Jimi)


The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to one of rock and roll’s most legendary figures with the latest in the line of the ‘Forever’ stamps. For a mere 49 cents, you can paste Jimi Hendrix on your next piece of mail.

With psychedelic artwork by artist Rudy Gutierrez, Hendrix is pictured with Stratocaster in hand, and donning his iconic military jacket. Beginning today (March 13), the Jimi Hendrix ‘Forever’ stamp is available at post offices, on the U.S. Postal Service website, and eBay.

“The technical challenge was making art that will still read at stamp size, so it was a matter of not being overly complicated,” said Gutierrez. “It was important to make the art accessible, and to be true to the incredible combination of rawness and virtuosity that was Jimi Hendrix.”

Hendrix joins an illustrious batch of musicians already featured on the Forever stamp, including Johnny Cash and Ray Charles. Janis Joplin and James Brown are on the list of forthcoming stamps in this series. The stamp will have its official public viewing today at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, during an all-star concert curated by the MC5′s Wayne Kramer.

Facebook Gurus: Is there ANY way to get REAL help from them other than their half-assed help section

1). Have a Facebook account. Fake identity I used for fun with my ex-girlfriend.

2). If I make a fake page I generally put in my own birthday but on this one I decided to be a genius and put in one I don't remember

3). Got that "You haven't logged in from this device before, we locked your account, tell us your birthday" message

4). Didn't make anyone a "trusted friend" so that won't work.

My GUESS is that the account is HOSED. Please tell me I'm wrong.

This Jan Brewer thing. Like the grassy knoll, 20 years from now this moment will be crystallized.

This List Goes to 11!: Eleven Trends Predicted by 'This is Spinal Tap'

Rolling Stone's slideshow celebrating 30 years since the release of "This Is Spinal Tap." Enjoy!

Three decades ago this week, the movie This Is Spinal Tap hit theaters, parodying hard rock bands and heavy metal culture so well that phrases like "none more black" now verge on becoming clichés. The mockumentary followed the exploits of a trio of headbangers – comedians Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer as vocalist-guitarists Nigel Tufnel and David St. Hubbins and bassist Derek Smalls, respectively – and filmmaker Marty Di Bergi (played by the movie's real director, Rob Reiner), as the group toured and promoted an album called Smell the Glove.

But while it all looked like fun and Stonehenges, it all seemed very real to some people. A 1984 Rolling Stone feature on the movie recalls people at a rare L.A. club gig for Spinal Tap exclaiming "Nigel's here!" as though they didn't know the guitarist was really a "Christopher." "The closer we dared to get to the real thing, the closer the real thing dared to get to us," Shearer said in the article. "It's like reality is calling our bluff at every step along the way." As it happens, the rock and roll satire managed to predict several very real music trends and events that have come into focus over the past 30 years. Rather than listing 10, Rolling Stone goes one louder: Here are 11 things This Is Spinal Tap anticipated. By Kory Grow

Posted by Miles Archer | Thu Mar 6, 2014, 02:24 PM (8 replies)

Today is "National Banana Cream Pie Day." So get our your bananas.

Taste of Home
Liked · 1:01pm (5 minutes ago)


Today is National Banana Cream Pie Day! Want to make a banana cream pie? We have a couple:

Simple & Convenient Recipe > http://bit.ly/1koHldm

From Scratch Recipe > http://bit.ly/1koHmOn
Posted by Miles Archer | Sun Mar 2, 2014, 04:08 PM (6 replies)

Insert obligatory "Nostradumbass" joke here.

Sarah Palin

Yes, I could see this one from Alaska. I'm usually not one to Told-Ya-So, but I did, despite my accurate prediction being derided as “an extremely far-fetched scenario” by the “high-brow” Foreign Policy magazine. Here’s what this “stupid” “insipid woman” predicted back in 2008: "After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine next."



Church Anti-Gay Sign In Harlem: "Obama has released the homo demons on the black man..."


Called the ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church, the religious organization is led by Dr. James David Manning, a man who has been outspokenly critical of the Obama administration and the progression of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the course of the past six years.

The sign reads: "Obama has released the homo demons on the black man. Look out black woman. A white homo may take your man":

The sign was reportedly inspired by the above video, in which Manning makes some jarring statements about both gay culture and black culture -- though these extremist statements from the pastor of ATLAH are nothing new. In explanation of ATLAH's sign in the above video, he tells viewers,

This is devastating what Obama is doing to the black man and the black woman, and how the white homo is now moving into the black neighborhoods looking for black men that have been converted into homosexuality. But black woman let me say something to you: you have a very hard time competing against a white homosexual male. He's usually got money -- a white homo usually has an American Express card. He usually has an opportunity at the theater -- homos love the theater. They love to go out to dinners, parties, they love that kind of a thing... black people need to rise up in mass and recognize the utter destruction that Obama is going in to destroy the black family with these homosexual statements that he has done and release of demons.

WOW, I never saw THIS coming: "Verizon CEO Wants To Charge You More If You Use Too Much Internet"

Verizon CEO Wants To Charge You More If You Use Too Much Internet


Netflix streamer? File sharer? If Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam gets his way, you may soon start paying more for broadband.

At an investor's meeting on Monday, McAdam used his closing comments to clarify Verizon's position on net neutrality, or the rule that internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all types of web traffic equally.

"I think it is only natural that the heavy users help contribute to the investment to keep the web healthy," McAdam said. Those "users" could be companies that use a lot of bandwidth -- like Netflix -- or even individual consumers -- like people who stream a lot of Netflix. Essentially, McAdam's saying that if you're using too much Internet, you should pay up.

"Some who stream a lot of movies and use data-intensive applications may pay a bit more," Verizon spokesman Edward S. McFadden told HuffPost when asked about McAdam's comment.
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