Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

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Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by darter » 11 Oct 2011, 12:47am

Well, I'm not usually one to pine over the death of strangers but Jobs' ipod really got me back into music. After decent radio ended, the Ipod was the only way to hear what I wanted and I was just getting into the Clash and all those bootlegs. I had read few books about Jobs and saw the Pirates movie and they were pretty much saying the same thing: he was consumed with himself. I had been reading a few bios of Hitler and it was easy to draw parallels in their lives at least in the realm of upbringing, dumb luck, artistic aspirations, megalomania, cultism and petty genius. Uh, I guess this isn't quite the eulogy I had intended but anyway - thanks for all the cool stuff.

On a sadder note, a story about his biological father:

http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB1 ... l?mod=e2gp

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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by tepista » 11 Oct 2011, 11:58am

darter wrote: I had read few books about Jobs and saw the Pirates movie
The one with Johnny Depp?
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Post by Flex » 11 Oct 2011, 12:14pm

tepista wrote:
darter wrote: I had read few books about Jobs and saw the Pirates movie
The one with Johnny Depp?
I can think of three "Pirates" movies, of which this is easily my favorite:
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Post by tepista » 11 Oct 2011, 12:18pm

Nice. Then there's that one with Geena Davis that nobody saw.
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I'd have to be doing a long stretch in prison before I'd watch this.
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Post by matedog » 11 Oct 2011, 12:33pm

tepista wrote:Nice. Then there's that one with Geena Davis that nobody saw.
Cutthroat Island. It had Matthew Modine and the trailer had Beethoven's 9th.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by tepista » 11 Oct 2011, 12:34pm

matedog wrote:
tepista wrote:Nice. Then there's that one with Geena Davis that nobody saw.
Cutthroat Island. It had Matthew Modine and the trailer had Beethoven's 9th.
You mean the movie about the St Bernard?
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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by Spiff » 11 Oct 2011, 12:42pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Image
I'd have to be doing a long stretch in prison before I'd watch this.
Angela Lansbury wearing a uniform = HOT

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Post by tepista » 11 Oct 2011, 12:50pm

Spiff wrote: Angela Lansbury wearing a uniform = HOT
She wore a maid's uniform in Gaslight.
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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by Spiff » 11 Oct 2011, 1:21pm

tepista wrote:
Spiff wrote: Angela Lansbury wearing a uniform = HOT
She wore a maid's uniform in Gaslight.
A French maid's uniform?

The ultimate hotness trifecta! <swoon>
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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by tepista » 11 Oct 2011, 1:38pm

Spiff wrote:
tepista wrote:
Spiff wrote: Angela Lansbury wearing a uniform = HOT
She wore a maid's uniform in Gaslight.
A French maid's uniform?

The ultimate hotness trifecta! <swoon>
I think, that movie took place in France as I recall.

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Re: Thanks for the Ipod, Steve

Post by Rat Patrol » 14 Oct 2011, 9:46pm

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Post by Dr. Medulla » 14 Oct 2011, 9:48pm

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Post by 101Walterton » 16 Oct 2011, 5:34pm

Rat Patrol wrote:Image

I hate society. I really do.
I bet most of the people in that queue already own an iphone 3 that they queued for last time (ditto iphone, iphone 2, ipad etc..)

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