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Eric - Poppa Large

Eric - Poppa Large

Eric Beehler is too busy to be here but can't stay away.
Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 V2 Preview -
Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 V2 Preview
"Some people aren't going to be happy to let any old device stream content to their system. They aren't going to buy some hockey puck from Apple or Roku (much less something that looks like a USB stick). It could be that that they want something that does more, or it could be that they just don't trust those mass-market devices to have the audio quality that they demand. Regardless, they want something more." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
Words to live by
'Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play - Eric - Poppa Large
And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate - Eric - Poppa Large
Baby, I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake - Eric - Poppa Large
shake it off, I shake it off - Eric - Poppa Large
Yep, this is what happens when my mind is alone with itself - Eric - Poppa Large
It's always something ,something,something,something - GRANDMAFORSCARLETT
Heartbreakers gonna break, break, break, break, break. And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, fake. - Heather
Bakers gonna bake bake bake bake bake - Eric - Poppa Large
Rakers gonna rake rake rake rake rake - Eric - Poppa Large
Review: Atlas Shrugged, Part III plays like a cheap knock-off of itself -
Review: Atlas Shrugged, Part III plays like a cheap knock-off of itself
"Rand’s inextricably atheist, fetishistic brand of libertarianism is popular with a certain subset of the socially conservative, religious American right—which seems paradoxical if one doesn’t take into account the fact that Atlas Shrugged shares most of its beats with Rapture fiction. Here, the true believers, self-interested geniuses and industrialists, disappear one by one, whisked away to an anarcho-capitalist heaven called Galt’s Gulch, while the rabble collapse into the bad kind of anarchy—the kind brought on by unions, governments, and nationalized railroads. Revelations come from the mouth of Christ figure John Galt (who actually gets crucified by government thugs in this movie), the brilliant son of a common car mechanic." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
Here's how two hip hop experts explained how rap works to Antonin Scalia -
Here's how two hip hop experts explained how rap works to Antonin Scalia
"Explaining how hip hop works to nine people aged 54 to 81 isn't exactly an enviable assignment" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
"The case centers around lyrics alluding to Eminem's song "I'm Back"; Nielsen and Kubrin's brief cites "Fuck tha Police," which Dre produced." - Eric - Poppa Large
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Seahawks fans. You are about as bad as your team of big mouths. Your announcer comes on our radio talking smack in my city. You've got punchlines. Ha ha. You guys are like the kid at the lunch table who has friends only when you buy everyone ice cream. We'll see on Sunday. We'll see.
I'm the illest, I die harder than Bruce Willis
I'm illegal, Hard to Kill like Steven Seagal. - Slippy
I'm a premature ejaculator, Fast and Furious like Vin Diesel. - Steve C Team Marina
While this is all nice, y'all can't touch Vanilla Ice - Johnny from iPhone
—Det. Fin Tutuola, NYPD - Victor Ganata
"He he, he he he, tee he he" :/
I'm the illest, I die harder than Bruce Willis
I'm the illest, I die harder than Bruce Willis
I'm the illest, I die harder than Bruce Willis
Look at big line at the Apple Store. Walk into the AT&T store in same shopping center, get the iPhone, and skipped the line. Laugh at line.
BBC team under attack in southern Russia -
BBC team under attack in southern Russia
"They had gone to investigate reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. The team's cameraman was beaten up and the camera smashed during the attack. The recorded material left in the car had been deleted, the team found after returning from the police station. The BBC has lodged a formal protest with Russia over the incident and called for an investigation." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
I get the feeling that's going to escalate rather than decline any time soon. - Jennifer Dittrich
Public Enemy - Performs "Public Enemy No. 1" (Live On Jimmy Fallon) -
Public Enemy - Performs "Public Enemy No. 1" (Live On Jimmy Fallon)
To commemorate Def Jams 30th Anniversary, Public Enemy shut down the stage performing Public Enemy No. 1 at Jimmy Fallons with The Roots. - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
Andrew Zimmern on Celebrity Chefs, Egotarian Cuisine -
Andrew Zimmern on Celebrity Chefs, Egotarian Cuisine
"At no time in the history of the world, in this culture has one group of people — Americans — so fetishized and worshipped food. And not only have we put certain food on a pedestal, and certain chefs on a pedestal, and certain food talents on a pedestal, we’ve done it to such a degree with so many people that don’t deserve that phrase by any measure, that it’s a little uncomfortable for folks. Look: just because someone can forage some wild moss somewhere — and I’m not taking a shot at [Rene] Redzepi or any of those guys … Just because you can put some sort of like crazy goofy sea snail on your menu doesn’t mean it’s good, or should be cooked or or that you’re doing it the right way." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
The funny part for me is that (at least the quote) sounds a lot like older restaurant critique, but addressing the much larger stage that the culinary culture has now. The problem of the overpriced 'fancy' restaurant isn't new, but it now has a whole bunch of other things attached to it (like blogs, podcasts, television shows) that very few could aspire to before. - Jennifer Dittrich
The headline on CNN: Obama Sending 3000 Troops to Fight Ebola. Does that headline make it look like troops will actually be shooting at the Ebola? That's what I first thought.
War Against Ebola Declared! - Stephen Mack
Ferguson tragedy becoming a farce -
Ferguson tragedy becoming a farce
"The latest evidence that the fix is in came this week from The Post’s Kimberly Kindy and Carol Leonnig, who discovered that McCulloch’s office has declined so far to recommend any charges to the grand jury. Instead, McCulloch’s prosecutors handling the case are taking the highly unusual course of dumping all evidence on the jurors and leaving them to make sense of it. McCulloch’s office claims that this is a way to give more authority to the grand jurors, but it looks more like a way to avoid charging Wilson at all — and to use the grand jury as cover for the outrage that will ensue. It is often said that a grand jury will indict a ham sandwich if a prosecutor asks it to. But the opposite is also true. A grand jury is less likely to deliver an indictment — even a much deserved one — if a prosecutor doesn’t ask for it." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
Transgender girl crowned homecoming princess -
"Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at Sand Creek High School, besting three biological girls for the honor. Lenh, biologically a boy, was born Andy Lenh. She was bestowed the honor during Friday night's football game. The 16-year-old began identifying as a transgender girl this school year and began using the girls' bathroom. She said she's known she was a girl since about age 7 or 8. "It was really exciting. It felt really good. I couldn't stop smiling," Scarlett said after she found out at an afternoon assembly that the majority of the junior class had voted for her. Two of the other girls who were nominated by their peers were "extremely supportive," Scarlett said, and the other "was really upset."" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
We've Been In 'The Era Of The Booty' For A Long Time -
We've Been In 'The Era Of The Booty' For A Long Time
"An article that discusses "The Era of the Big Booty," currying praise and high regard for curves — while erasing the culture that originally brought them to the mainstream — feels like someone saying only these kinds of bodies can receive this kind of praise. America rewards beauty heavily with privilege, promotions and favor. To shut out black women from being able to lay claim to their own features is cruel. To mention Miley Cyrus' VMA performance, and not even once mention the other "big booties" on stage with her? Hazard a guess as to why. I don't know what the answer is. But one thing is for sure: While we regularly laugh at the "Oh, my God, Becky, look at her butt" part of "Baby Got Back," we rarely recite the remainder: "She looks like one of those rap guys' girlfriends ... but who understands those rap guys? They only talk to her because she looks like a total prostitute. I mean, her butt is just so big. ... I mean, gross. She's just so BLACK!"" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
I'm told that what was once referred to as having "back" or "booty" is now known as "bass" (as in "bass and treble") - Slippy
Meredith Vieira + Lil Jon + disco ball = Whaaa?
The one thing the daytime talk shows have perfected are long montage clips of their show that run during the show to remind you how fun and great the show you're already watching really is.
My son's school on in place shelter lock down this morning, now it has officially closed. One problem with the directive to turn phones to silent is that my son doesn't know I've texted.
best wishes that's stressful - Steve C Team Marina
He's okay, but we had some panic time this morning. They did have an incident. A teen appears to have committed suicide. The school was closed afterwards. - Eric - Poppa Large
That's awful - Shevonne from iPhone
Saw that on Facebook today from the District 11 account. Sorry to hear about it, and best wishes and sympathies to your son. - Steele Lawman
So sad about the student who died but oh so frustrating about the text communication snafu. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
I will say the overall handling by staff and teachers was superb. These are some professionals. - Eric - Poppa Large
Brought my son home after an hour. He called and said the day was just too much. - Eric - Poppa Large
Oof, I bet. I feel for your son and his school. - Steele Lawman
It makes it hard when people use nonsensical terms for an action that has a well established term. I'm just guessing, but do you mean... *wasting my time*
What the figgidy? >> Pueblo candidate likes redheads, thinks Newtown shooting was hoax -
What the figgidy? >> Pueblo candidate likes redheads, thinks Newtown shooting was hoax
"Dr. Tom Ready operates Gentle Dental Care in Pueblo, but when he's not pulling teeth he's running against County Commissioner Sal Pace, who's up for reelection. Last night, the two held their first debate, where Ready was called out as a so-called "truther" in regards to the Newtown shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Call me a closed-brain sheep, but I had no idea it was possible to still think that that event was staged for nefarious, anti-gun purposes. But that's just what Ready thinks, apparently." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
We live in the future AT&T imagined in 1994 (YouTube Video) -
""Have you ever borrowed a book from thousands of miles away?" the first ad asks. "Crossed the country without stopping for directions? Or sent someone a fax from the beach? You will. And the company that will bring it to you is AT&T."" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
I can do a lot of things from the beach, but I can't easily send a fax. - Stephen Mack
I remember these commercials clearly. My favorite part was of the two families in different parts of the country having a Thanksgiving meal together, with a giant wall-sized screen showing the two tables connected, and at one point two of the family members made a gesture of connection, touching their palms together against the wall. I always thought that was an excellent bit of futurism, a practice that likely would develop if there were persistent wall-sized video connections. - Stephen Mack
But, pervasive wall-sized always-on video screens is a technology that still seems quite far away (and unlikely to be brought to us by AT&T). - Stephen Mack
I remember that black student asking, but what is jazz? Seemed a little racist and stereotypical. Or, is it just me. Seems like that student could have asked a better/deeper question (in the 2 seconds allotted?) - Joe
"persistent wall-sized video connections." -- I've heard that Thomas Keller's two flagship restaurants, Per Se in NYC and The French Laundry in Napa Valley, have a videoconferencing system between the two kitchens that's on all day. - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew, that's really cool. And don't get me wrong, I'm not saying it's impossible, just that it's not pervasive in the same way as most of the other predictions from those commercials of 20 years ago. - Stephen Mack
I can fax from the beach. eFax app - Eric - Poppa Large
Yeah, but almost none of that came from AT&T :) - Jonathan Disher
Yeah, I guess the example shown was a handwritten (stylus) note being faxed and that's quite possible assuming you have a recipient still using faxes. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Did you ever see their video phone? The idea was good at least. - Eric - Poppa Large from iPhone
See the video phone? I used to build them. They were made by GEC Marconi here in England. My word, but they were awful. They had a ridiculously high failure rate on test. We also made the same devices for the British and German markets, and none of them ever showed a profit. The 9600baud modem was not suitable for voice and video, but neither was the processor. Even on a line simulator... more... - Slippy
Slippy, I had no idea you worked at Marconi. Wow, what a story/ - Eric - Poppa Large
Yup, started there on the commercial side as an assembly drone building LNBs for satellite dishes, brief stint on the videophones (first on ATE then repair/rework) before moving over to the military side for my training as a prototype wireman and finally onto Matra's department where I was taught how to solder to standards for space-based systems. Crap pay, long hours, but high quality training. - Slippy
When the UN Secretary General has to take to The Daily Show you know the world is in some shit.
MWGblog » Blog Archive » The Death Threats Continue -
MWGblog » Blog Archive » The Death Threats Continue
"No big surprise, I have a unique name: Michael Geoghegan (MG). Given proper spelling, I am the #1 Google result. However, it turns out there is another popular MG, he is CEO of HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking companies. He has an entire P.R. department at his disposal, but little old me is still the #1 organic search result. Apparently HSBC is not good about allowing consumer feedback. I on the other hand, am accessible which means I get much of the venom aimed at HSBC via email and phone calls including the monthly death threat. Here is today’s winner: BILL wrote: F**K OFF YOU BASTARD, YOU TRY TO SUE ME THROUGH YOUR ASSH*LE COMPANY OF HBSC AGAIN I WILL PERSONALLY HUNT YOU DOWN AND MAKE DAMN SURE YOU CAN’T RIDE ANY OF YOUR SH*T AGAIN. F**K OFF AND LEAVE ME ALONE. YOU HAVE THE WORST HISTORY OF ANY CREDIT CARD THAT HAS EVER BEEN PRODUCED AND I KNOW HOW TO FIND YOU IF I HAVE TOO" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
Stay classy! - Tyson Key
Please remove this post as it is in complete violation of Google search engine results. I have contacted Google and will proceed with lawful proceedings against the slander listed in the statement above. This url has been submitted to the Google search engine webmaster for removal.Remove outdated content Enter the exact URL that you want removed from search results. How to find the... more... - Bill Schonfelder
What the... - Steven Perez from Android
Is this Bill the same Bill who wrote the email? If so, that's hilarious...5 years later. - Anika
Also he doesn't know how to properly cut 'n' paste from a webpage. - Xabaras (G.O.)
Terrance Knighton speaks out on Ray Rice case -
Terrance Knighton speaks out on Ray Rice case
""If there's anyway to open that case up and give this guy the punishment he deserves, it NEEDS to be done,"" - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
"Meanwhile, SB Nation's Ravens blog Baltimore Beatdown has penned a piece calling for Rice's release. Your move, Roger Goodell." - Steve C Team Marina
What new Ray Rice video proves: the people who have the footage have the power -
What new Ray Rice video proves: the people who have the footage have the power
"Rice's case got attention to begin with because of the first video. But if this new video had been released in February as well, it would have substantially affected how the public saw the case — and, possibly, how the NFL handled it initially. When it takes video evidence to get the public to take abuse seriously, the power is in the hands of the people who have the videos — and decide whether or not to release them." - Eric - Poppa Large from Bookmarklet
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