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Re: This is the thread for people who died, died.

Post by nicole » 22 Sep 2019, 09:40

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Post by Warren » 22 Sep 2019, 11:01

nicole wrote:
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Aron Eisenberg
Awww :(
Whoa. Nog was only five years younger than me? That weirds me out.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 22 Sep 2019, 12:43

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Post by Warren » 22 Sep 2019, 16:58

Yeah, DS9 went off the rails in the later years. I liked "That's a lot of yamuk sauce" Nog better. Though I must admit, Cadet Nog had his moments.



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Post by Aresen » 22 Sep 2019, 17:35

Warren wrote:
22 Sep 2019, 16:58
Yeah, DS9 went off the rails in the later years.
I truly hated the 'Ferenginar is a capitalist hellhole' meme that ran through STNG and DS9.

I doubly hated the 'Ferenginar gets reformed into a Social Welfare State' notion that developed in the last part of DS9.
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Post by JasonL » 22 Sep 2019, 17:45

Gotta keep the space jews from being too greedy

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Post by Warren » 22 Sep 2019, 20:09

JasonL wrote:
22 Sep 2019, 17:45
Gotta keep the space jews from being too greedy
You are a very bad boy.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 22 Sep 2019, 20:47

I liked the retrospective an old acquaintance gave of the guy's work in a Twitter thread:

(The opening is blunt, but completely true. That's exactly how they intended to use them.)

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Post by Warren » 22 Sep 2019, 21:07

On the DVD extras, Armin Shimerman talked about how TNG made Ferengis into greedy jokey bad guys. He wanted to play Quark in order to redeem their image in spite of the fact that the DS9 writers were anti-capitalist that intended the character to be played in the TNG way.
It's a credit to his acting abilities that he succeeded, delivering early seasons sniveling and demeaning dialog with conviction and substance.
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Post by Mo » 23 Sep 2019, 09:48

TradeWars Ferengi > Star Trek Ferengi
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Post by Eric the .5b » 23 Sep 2019, 20:56

Stanislav Petrov.
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Post by lunchstealer » 25 Sep 2019, 03:02

Robert Hunter, who among other things wrote a bunch of songs for the Grateful Dead.
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Post by Andrew » 25 Sep 2019, 22:59

lunchstealer wrote:
25 Sep 2019, 03:02
Robert Hunter, who among other things wrote a bunch of songs for the Grateful Dead.
Basically all the good ones (in before "there are no good Grateful Dead songs") and all the ones casual listeners have heard.
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Post by Mo » 26 Sep 2019, 14:52

his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex

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Post by Warren » 26 Sep 2019, 17:11

Mo wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 14:52
How is this not a movie‽

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/a ... d=12131326
It is
"Schaft became the national icon of female resistance," said Jeroen Pliester, the foundation's chairman. Her story was taught to Dutch children and retold in a 1981 film, "The Girl With the Red Hair".
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Post by Mo » 26 Sep 2019, 18:05

Dutch movies don’t count
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Post by thoreau » 26 Sep 2019, 18:08

Mo wrote:
26 Sep 2019, 18:05
Dutch movies don’t count
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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 12 Oct 2019, 12:53

Robert Foster, 78.

I'm probably one of the handful of people who think "Jackie Brown" is one of Tarantino's best movies. Foster was great in it.

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Post by Painboy » 12 Oct 2019, 14:57

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
12 Oct 2019, 12:53
Robert Foster, 78.

I'm probably one of the handful of people who think "Jackie Brown" is one of Tarantino's best movies. Foster was great in it.
Bummer.

I agree about Jackie Brown but in my experience most Tarantino aficionados I've run into rank it pretty high. Popularity-wise I guess it's not as well known as his other stuff though.

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Post by dhex » 12 Oct 2019, 23:13

Jackie brown is a fantastic adaptation and a fun movie.
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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 14 Oct 2019, 17:11

Harold Bloom, 89

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Post by Number 6 » 14 Oct 2019, 18:17

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 17:11
Harold Bloom, 89
Confession: I had him confused with Allan Bloom.
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Post by Warren » 14 Oct 2019, 20:48

Number 6 wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 18:17
D.A. Ridgely wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 17:11
Harold Bloom, 89
Confession: I had him confused with Allan Bloom.
Which one is the Bloomsday Bloom?
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Post by Andrew » 14 Oct 2019, 22:49

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
14 Oct 2019, 17:11
Harold Bloom, 89
Another in the "didn't know he was still alive" category. Had I known, I might've sent him a letter questioning some of the books he included in the Canon.
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