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by ordinaryperson
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 26
Views: 436

Re: Daft Punk break up

What was the last big band break up? R.E.M.? The White Stripes?
by ordinaryperson
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 61
Views: 1996

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

And of course, Nigerians mobilize support for Fela. Great for them! https://thenationonlineng.net/nigerians-mobilises-support-for-fela-kuti-as-winner-rock-roll-hall-of-fame/ He's ahead by 94k votes to 64k to Tina Turner, probably uncatchable at this point. Has anyone figured out how well the fan vo...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 61
Views: 1996

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Fela's miraculously in the top 5 now.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 61
Views: 1996

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Listyguy wrote: Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:22 am
ordinaryperson wrote: Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:58 pm Fela Kuti's sadly in last place.
Not just in last place, but has less than half as many votes as second to last. :(
What's interesting is that Jay-Z is in second to last place which is strange since so many think he's a shoe-in to get inducted this year.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 61
Views: 1996

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

The current top 5 for the fan vote is:

1. Tina Turner
2. Foo Fighters
3. Carole King
4. Iron Maiden
5. The Go-Go's

Fela Kuti's sadly in last place.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 61
Views: 1996

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

I was looking up when they were going to announce the nominees last night.

My picks:
Kate Bush
DEVO
Foo Fighters
Fela Kuti
New York Dolls

My predictions:
Foo Fighters
Jay-Z
Carole King
Todd Rundgren
Tina Turner
by ordinaryperson
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Replies: 4
Views: 786

AMF Book Club #4 - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/67/Confederacy_of_dunces_cover.jpg This is the thread where we'll be discussing John Kennedy Toole's 1980 novel A Confederacy of Dunces. You can discuss anything you'd like about the section of the novel we are reading. From the 3rd of February to the 10t...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting

A Confederacy of Dunces is a longer novel so this will be the first selection of the book club to last longer than 4 weeks. Schedule: 1. Chapters 1-2 (February 3rd-10th) 2. Chapters 3-4 (February 10th-17th) 3. Chapters 5-6 (February 17th-24th) 4. Chapters 7-8 (February 24th-March 3rd) 5. Chapters 9-...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update
Replies: 7
Views: 1033

Re: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update

Some 2010s films really shot up this time, though the decade is still rather underrepresented. I hate how long it takes for films to play catch up there. I imagine after the 2022 Sight & Sound poll the 2010s will finally get some better representation. It seems that some of them got cut off for thi...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

I just realized I never commented on Siddhartha despite actually keeping up with the schedule. The book was great but there was nothing I felt that I needed to say about it. Out of the four books we've read this is my favorite.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting

Looks like John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces will be our next book. The discussion will start next Wednesday, I'll post the schedule sometime between now and then.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update
Replies: 7
Views: 1033

They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update

They Shoot Pictures Don't They has updated their all time list, which can be viewed here.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting

Less than 24 hours to get your vote in.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting

Choose 3 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading the last 3 chapters.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Less than 24 hours to get your nominations in.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Can I nominate Small Gods? It's part of the Discworld series and one of the few standalone works in the series - the general consensus seems to be that the first few books are actually a bad place to start since the style shifts a few books in, so I feel like this would be the best option. Sure, yo...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading from 'Sansara' to 'The Ferryman'.
I'm going to move the nomination thread to the 3rd (or the penultimate) week from now on.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading from 'Awakening' to 'With the Childlike People'.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are your New Year Resolutions?
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: What are your New Year Resolutions?

Read more
Work on that PTG idea I mentioned a couple years ago
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 40
Views: 7373

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1 (Current)

Holden wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:25 am Alright, in conclusion:
Chose your favorite two albums from each group of three! You have exactly seven days (January 8th) from the time of this post!
Shouldn't this say songs instead of albums unless I'm missing something.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3e/Vorzugsausgabe_der_Erstauflage_von_1922%2C_Originalverlagseinband.JPG/330px-Vorzugsausgabe_der_Erstauflage_von_1922%2C_Originalverlagseinband.JPG Gutenberg Librivox This is the thread where we'll be discussing Hermann Hesse's 1922 novel Sidd...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 6767

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Finally got around to finishing The Sun Also Rises, most of what I thought about the book is similar to what BleuPanda said. I've read Hemingway before, in my freshman year of high school I read The Old Man and the Sea outside of thinking the book was boring I don't remember much about it. The Sun A...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Schedule:

The Son of the Brahman-Awakening (Dec. 30-Jan. 6)
Kamala-Sansara (Jan. 6-Jan. 13)
By the River-The Son (Jan. 13-Jan. 20)
Om-End (Jan. 20-Jan. 27)
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 17
Views: 8524

Re: Pro Wrestling

My favorite match of 2020 would be between Omega & Page vs. The Young Bucks, WALTER vs. Dragunov, and the Royal Rumble.

R.I.P. Brodie Lee
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Looks like Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha will be our next book. The discussion will start next Wednesday, I'll post the schedule sometime between now and then.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Choose 3 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Music Videos Poll -- (Redoing) Results
Replies: 279
Views: 17367

Re: Best Music Videos Poll -- (Redoing) Results

Thank you for re-doing this thread Live in Phoenix, every time I checked the original thread on my phone it would cause Safari to crash.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 2025

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:

Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Circe by Madeline Miller
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 2025

AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 6767

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Discussion from Chapter XVIII to the end of the novel starts now.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 6767

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

We now move into the discussion of Chapters XIII-XVII. I wanted to note that I am planning to participate but was busy reading Rhythm of War since it came out November 17, and then I noticed this book is rather expensive on Kindle and decided to order a physical copy due to the B2G1 free sale on Ama...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 17
Views: 8524

Re: Pro Wrestling

Did everyone watch the 'Winter is Coming' edition of AEW Dynamite?
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Year in Review
Replies: 27
Views: 3389

Re: Spotify Year in Review

Here's my 2020 wrapped. Didn't think that I really listened to Dragula that much. I also rediscovered Achtung Baby earlier this year and my listening to that album is probably what put U2 into my top 5 artists.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 4586

Re: Music of 2002: Finals

WINNER The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (8) vs. Interpol - PDA (4) Sorry for the extremely late results, the site update made me completely forget about this tournament (not kidding). Thank you all for voting in this tournament. I don't think I'm going to do one of these tournaments aga...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 6767

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

We now move into the discussion of Chapters VIII-XII.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 4586

Music of 2002: Finals

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 30th of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/ce/EverythingIsIlluminated.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Interpol's Turn on the Bright Lights won the albums bracket Songs The Roots...
by ordinaryperson
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 12
Views: 6320

Re: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

WINNERS

Albums
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights (8) vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (3)

Songs
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (6) vs. The Cinematic Orchestra - The Man With the Movie Camera (4)
Interpol - PDA (6) vs. The Flaming Lips - Fight Test (4)
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 6767

AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8b/The_Sun_Also_Rises_%281st_ed._cover%29.jpg/330px-The_Sun_Also_Rises_%281st_ed._cover%29.jpg This is the thread where we'll be discussing Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises. You can discuss anything you'd like about the section ...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 12
Views: 6320

Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 23rd of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/ce/Vice-city-cover.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat Songs The...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 11
Views: 4878

Re: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9 TIEBREAK NEEDED

WINNERS Albums The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (4) vs. Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light (5) Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (4) vs. Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2) Songs The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (5) vs. Johnny Ca...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Top RYM films, by age of voters
Replies: 1
Views: 2840

Top RYM films, by age of voters

I wanted to create a thread similar to the one on the RYM albums, except this time for movies. Excuse me Henrik while I borrow your format. 0-19 1. The End of Evangelion 2. Come and See 3. 2001: A Space Odyssey 4. Parasite 5. Twin Peaks 6. 12 Angry Men 7. Stalker 8. Apocalypse Now 9. Love Exposure 1...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3096

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Schedule:

Chapters I-VII (Nov. 18th - Nov. 25th)
Chapters VIII-XII (Nov. 25th - Dec. 2nd)
Chapters XIII-XVII (Dec. 2nd - Dec. 9th)
Chapters XVIII-End (Dec. 9th - Dec. 16th)
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3096

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Looks like The Sun Also Rises won. The discussion will start next Wednesday, I'll post the schedule sometime between now and then.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3096

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Less than 24 hours until the poll closes.