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Arch Stanton
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posted 08 April 2002 10:07 PM      Profile for Arch Stanton     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Name those songs TV shows or movies you like, but which would be regarded as uncool, geeky, too commercial etc.

Personally I never feel guilty about liking these things because I am comfortable with my cultural elitism.

Bobby Sherman rocks.


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posted 08 April 2002 10:28 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I used to love Ally McBeal. I probably would still watch it except I hardly watch any television anymore. But I really like that show.

I know, I know.


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posted 08 April 2002 11:06 PM      Profile for DrConway     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I used to watch the Smurfs. And I still like watching Inspector Gadget when I can.
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posted 08 April 2002 11:16 PM      Profile for Mimichekele   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The song from Mary Tyler Moore.

The theme song from a French kids show Bobino (Radio-Canada in the 60s-70s)

The song from Hawaii Five-O (I watched the late night French re-runs in my mom's basement when I was a slacker - the show ran at 1 or 2AM).

Book'm Danno. Coffre-le, Danno.


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posted 08 April 2002 11:36 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I like the theme in 'NYPD Blue' and 'The Sopranos.'
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posted 08 April 2002 11:42 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Double post. Boston Public I am caught up with.
A couple of years ago I got caught up with a french soap, 'Virginie'. I watch A&E a lot. I find it rather shallow station for the most part.
Christ I'm getting old. No, I am old.

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posted 09 April 2002 01:59 AM      Profile for Arch Stanton     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm going to do a bad thing and go off on a tangent...

I noticed some Quebec TV viewers have posted here. I have a question for them.

Why is "La Petite Vie" funny? I don't get it. It just seems dumb. I've been told that that's why it's funny.

Speaking of "just dumb," I caught some of the TV show, "Politically Incorrect" tonight. It seems to consist of ill-informed, photogenic yahoos screaming their ignorance at each other. It is moderated by a comedian who isn't particularly funny, yet who is able to scream louder than the others.

Any opinions?


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posted 09 April 2002 02:12 AM      Profile for grasshopper     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
kung fu (of course)
the theme song from the "roadrunner" cartoon how about a television related phobia ?
I may be the only person living who is truly afraid of Higgins .

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La Petite Vie? Very funny. I guess it is so funny in that it exaggerates small talk to the nth degree and puts an importance on ridiculous things. It was definitely one the funniest. I will speak to some friends today and try and give a more thoughtful answer. Funny it is, not dumb.
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I have always hated "La Petite Vie" so I'm not the best person. You have to be "pure laine" (dyed-in-the-wool) French-Canadian to get it. I'm French-speaking but of non-Québécois origin so I don't catch most of the inside jokes (for example, why is the "mother" of the family a crazy man with a beard?). People who have written about the show describe it as satire of suburban wasteland.

As for the show Politically Incorrect:

quote:
It seems to consist of ill-informed, photogenic yahoos screaming their ignorance at each other

Sounds like Babble Can't be all that bad. I think i'll watch.


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posted 09 April 2002 10:25 AM      Profile for vickyinottawa   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
OK, my TV guilty pleasures:

old movies on Bravo Saturday mornings....don't know how many times I've seen "The Philadelphia Story"...and I don't care!

"Buffy"

and of course, "24"

but I don't feel too guilty about that 'cause Kiefer's in it!

(on a related note, remind my someday to tell you the story of meeting Kiefer Sutherland in St. John's)


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I hate most TV, especially this stupid "reality" tv crap, so does the guy, but, you know what we watch?

Blind Date.

I know. I feel dirty. But we watch it. You asked.


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posted 09 April 2002 10:50 AM      Profile for Victor Von Mediaboy   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
My gf has got me hooked on "Trading Spaces" on TLC.
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I watch Jenny Jones. But I think that has more to do with not having cable or a remote (Conan is delayed for Jenny in Detroit).
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posted 09 April 2002 11:39 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I watch cooking shows even though I can't cook.

Oh, and - um - if it's not unadjacent to me, I will watch (gasp) Martha Stewart on occasion. But my saving grace is that I roll my eyes at least once or twice during each episode I watch.


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posted 09 April 2002 11:44 AM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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My gf has got me hooked on "Trading Spaces" on TLC.

V von m'boy, is that the British DIY show where people trade rooms for a weekend with a neighbour and redecorate each other?

I love that show. We were watching it on TVO, where it reappears for a few months every year and then disappears again. Is it on TLC regularly? I must look. How to turn your bedroom into a Moroccan fantasy ... I love it.


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posted 09 April 2002 11:51 AM      Profile for Victor Von Mediaboy   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The version we watch isn't British, but that's the idea, yeah.
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posted 09 April 2002 11:53 AM      Profile for vickyinottawa   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It's on TLC all the time....the American version's a little "hipper" than the British, and definitely worth watching!
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I was a great Buffy fan until this season, when I switched to Angel (previously we didn't get it anyway). It grieves me to say it, but I can't help but feel Buffy's jumped the shark. Angel, though, is brilliant.

I admit to watching Blind Date once in a while, kind of in the spirit that you might gaze at a car accident. Haven't been home early enough in weeks to watch it, though.

And it's not on MuchMusic often anymore, but ... er... um... the Destiny's Child video for "Bootylicious" has to qualify as one of my favourite guilty pleasures. Guess I'm still in touch with my inner adolescent.

quote:
on a related note, remind my someday to tell you the story of meeting Kiefer Sutherland in St. John's

Not quite the same, but TLM saw Kiefer's father in the Vancouver airport a couple of years back. She was rather pleased. I was busy with something and tuned in late, seeing only a tall grey-haired man departing around a corner. Nice overcoat, though.


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You're right, 'lance, "Buffy" probably has jumped the shark. Last season's martyrdom was a little much, even for my campy sensibilities. I enjoy "Angel" as well, although have missed most of this season 'cause it competes with my addiction to "24"

ah, Kiefer....


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Crime and science is a happy marriage for me. I've started watching CSI on Thursday nights, a program about crime scene investigations. Fancy lights, microscopes, autopsies, fibre analysis...how does televsion make such geeky stuff seem cool?

I will drop whatever I am doing to watch Jeopardy. Especially if Alex Trebek grows his moustache back.

And, if That 70s Show is on, and I'm nearby... well, what's a girl to do?

As for guilty music pleasures...I don't put the cd on the shelf, to share space with The Clash and their ilk, but I sure love The Ace of Base.


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Its kinda weird how many guys are hooked on "Trading Spaces". I would almost be embarassed if I didn't know that all of my guy friends also love the show. Its always funny as we sit around Sat. night watching Hockey night in Canada where the discussion floats easily from "Kick his ass" to "Did you see the bedroom that Vern did this morning?"
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That Vern, he's the best!


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quote:
Fancy lights, microscopes, autopsies, fibre analysis...how does televsion make such geeky stuff seem cool?

(emphasis added)

Ahem! Now admittedly andrean, we geologists don't go in for autopsies (I chose geology over life sciences partly to avoid a few ethical issues), nor for fibre analysis. Still... ahem!

[ April 09, 2002: Message edited by: 'lance ]


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Its always funny as we sit around Sat. night watching Hockey night in Canada where the discussion floats easily from "Kick his ass" to "Did you see the bedroom that Vern did this morning?"


Hee hee hee. Now you got me hooked. Give me a day and a time?


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posted 09 April 2002 12:21 PM      Profile for Victor Von Mediaboy   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It seems to be on every day. On weekends it seems to be the only show on TLC.
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posted 09 April 2002 12:23 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yay!
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posted 09 April 2002 12:23 PM      Profile for annie.victoria     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I used to watch a British show called "Absolutely Fabulous"
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annie, you have just raised the tone of this discussion.

Shame on you, indeed.


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posted 09 April 2002 12:41 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You know, I never got into Absolutely Fabulous or Coronation Street, and those are supposed to be THE shows that everyone loves.

Maybe that's my guilty audio-visual confession.


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Oh no wait, I have a better one:

I watch Jack van Impe whenever I come across it. I love that show! Rexella is the crowning touch for me.


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posted 09 April 2002 12:49 PM      Profile for Victor Von Mediaboy   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I was a Corry Street addict, but then those bastards at CBC moved it to 8 o'clock. Who wakes up that early on a Sunday!?!?!?!

(22 Minutes this week had a great parody of Mansbridge: One on One)


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We like Absolutly Fabulous Sweetie Darling! My wife and I dream of becoming that oblivious to the world around us at some point.
And Hamish McBeth was good too and Heart Beat had it's turn. The Simpsons are a standard around here but my wife and I are into Weird Homes as of late and can see our little piece of the pie looking odd enough to stop traffic some day.

Six Feet Under had us for a while but it has kinda lost direction for us.


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I will watch the Antique Road Show when it is somewhere where there might be some cool antiques, like the crib in which Charles the V of Spain was raised, or the sword used by King Canute in some battle or other.

I avoid it when it is in Toronto or Calgary, because it tends to have Elvis's alleged first harmonica or a signed Joe Clark memento.

These don't move me.


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I will watch anything. Well, except reality tv. I justify it by calling it "market research".

We watch Law and Order, and I recently became addicted to Star Trek Voyager reruns. Sci-fi with strong women! Love it!

There isn't much tv that's good... Ally McBeal, although I don't much care for the ethos of the lead character, was very clever and funny in the first few seasons, but the writing's been in the toilet for about 3 years now. Time to cancel....

West Wing is pretty good.

My guiltiest pleasure, though, is The Young and the Restless. I know it's dreck, but it's something to shut off your mind to...


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I love all the supporting characters on Ally McBeal. Ally herself is a character people love to hate. Who actually thinks she's the heroine of the show? The character is designed to be mocked.

I wonder if Calista knows that though.


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Calista is one of the most unhealthy looking people out there.....

I'm pretty small, but she's my height and weighs more than 20 lbs less.... Ick.

No, definitely not anorexic.....


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I watched "Charmed" last spring and summer. I thought it was goofy, but I liked to watch it anyway.

I used to watch Coronation St. every week, but haven't in many years. It just got too weird.

I find the Chris Isaak show fun. I didn't know what he was about until a few months ago. I like quite a bit of "Silvertones" music, too.


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Hey I liked Charmed, especially the way they blew up the bad guys.
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TLM watches "Charmed," and I'll admit to watching it with her too. Well, Alyssa Milano's kinda cute, anyway.
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Okay mimichekele. La petite Vie. If you ever watched Due South it is much the same thing. If you didn't like Due South, I give up.

I saw an interview with Paul Gross on TVO. He mentioned that Due South was backed by Disney Productions and they didn't put a sound track in as the Americans didn't see the humour. I think La petite Vie is much the same in that it exaggerates what some think of how the Quécecois talk and think. Everything exaggerated. I guess it helps to live in Québec to find it funny but not necessarily Pure Laine.

The business with the man as the woman has to do with a previous skit they had Ding et Dong.

Anyhow tastes in comedy do differ.


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TLM watches "Charmed," and I'll admit to watching it with her too. Well, Alyssa Milano's kinda cute, anyway.

I suppose my favorite part about watching Charmed was that my missus and I watched it together. Otherwise there wasn't much of an appeal. Too bad about Prue getting bumped off though...


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Hmm.

I remember getting hooked on "The A-Team" years ago. I don't know why; it just struck me as campy and tongue in cheek. I think the "Murdoch" character (who resurfaced in Star Trek, TNG and in Voyager as Leutenant Barkley) was funny.

I've usually had one show that was a "guilty pleasure"-- something stupid that I followed, but I think I've gotten away from it in the last few years.

Sometimes I'll stop on a lame show for a few minutes, mostly for a laugh. "Walker, Texas Ranger" was good for that. The theme song itself always got a belly laugh from me. And some of the lines were just so awful, and the acting so bad, it could be funny for five or so minutes.

Have to admit, "V.I.P." will make me stop and gape for a few minutes. I just can't believe it. If Pamela Anderson had no lines, I might be able to actually watch it for more than two minutes at a time. It's a kind of pretext for soft core fetish. A little latex, a little light bondage worked into every other episode, lots of cleavage yadda yadda yadda. I'm sure the demographic shows their main audience is 13-16 year old boys with no access to internet porn.

I watch a few minutes of shows like these because it gives me hope. Maybe one day I can run away and be a television writer. It seems there is a great shortage of them.


I followed those whiney people on "Quest for the Bay" on the history chanel this year. All but the last episode. Did they make it?


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My husband used to watch Babewatch and VIP regularly. Babewatch was pretty dumb, but occasionally it was entertaining. VIP though - well, I didn't mind that one. The stories were pretty lame, but it was a fun show to watch. So I would watch it with him here and there.

But both shows seriously need a drinking game.


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It's funny how some shows will strike you as "campy" and some shows don't. I'm sure "V.I.P." is intended to be tongue in cheek, but it just doesn't work for me. Yet, I don't think the "A-Team" was really intended to be tongue in cheek, but yet it struck me as such.

I was once stuck in a room with someone who insisted on watching an entire episode of "Night Rider", so I have this post traumatic stress syndrome thing with anything David Hasselhoff related. So "Babewatch" was entirely unwatchable for me.


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Well, um, hee, ahem, I actually used to watch Knight Rider.

What can I say, I was young and foolish. And I would like to CLOCK that guy sitting 3 computers away from me. He went out for about 20 minutes, and I had closed the window that he opened before. He just came back. He's not even using the frigging computer - it's turned off. He's just sitting there reading - with the damn window wide open.

Like, SIT OUTSIDE, KNOB!

Whoops. Sorry. That was kind of off topic. Back to my essays.


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I'm happy to admit a love for the A-team. Saving the world in a van is badass. Also anything that has to do with Corey Feldmen, is also badass.
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I watched The A-Team religiously when I lived in Windsor. Gotta love cheap-ass Detroit TV stations.

Baywatch is great fun when watched in a group, especially if it's a group lifeguards. "Oh puh-leaze! They would totally break her spine if they did that!!!" It's boring if watched alone.


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posted 11 April 2002 11:57 PM      Profile for Lard Tunderin' Jeezus   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Arch Stanton - Couldn't help but notice the Bobby Sherman crack.

In a similar vein, I have a Shawn Cassidy LP that I love to haul out from time to time, filled with great covers like 'Rebel, Rebel' (Bowie) and 'Once Bitten, Twice Shy' (Mott the Hoople).


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posted 12 April 2002 02:32 AM      Profile for Arch Stanton     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
There used to be a pop song from '69 or thereabouts, called "Easy Come, Easy Go," but I never knew who sang it. I quite liked it. A couple of years ago I heard it on a compilation of Bubble Gum hits (I used to dig Ohio Express and 1910 Fruitgum Company) and discovered that Bobby Sherman was the singer.

"Chewy chewy chewy chewy..."


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posted 12 April 2002 03:11 AM      Profile for sherpafish   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Check this thread Arch!
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I've become addicted to Wojeck on Showcase at 7 a.m.
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posted 28 April 2002 07:46 PM      Profile for from the mouths of babes     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Okay, I'm a little young for the Korean conflict, but I think that old reruns of M*A*S*H are some of the funniest and cynical shows on tv- my mom's got me hooked.
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Welcome to Babble, from the mouths of babes!!!

Oh, as for my guilty audio visual pleasure- sometimes I'll sit down in front of the TV, turn on one of the Big Four American networks (or a Canadian one that just repeats everything from one of those networks), and watch sitcoms for hours (I now cut myself off at two). Not just any sitcoms, though, I do have some taste. Oh, and sometimes I watch Survivor. Or I used to, but I've kept away from it for a while now.

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Thanks, Meades!
Oh, another one that I can think of is those of us who never actually buy cd's. The only ways that I get Cd's is having people give me them, or having other people burn them for me. I know that's cheating the system, but why pay twenty bucks for a cd when all you wanna hear is two or three of the songs?

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I look for free downloads online Oh, and there's always the radio, though the advertising pisses me off sometimes...
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posted 30 April 2002 04:09 AM      Profile for lonewolf     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Guilty" Audio-Video Pleasures ?

Damn - thought I'd find some porn here
hee hee Oh It IS getting late and I am punchy...


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posted 30 April 2002 12:32 PM      Profile for Mac     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The title may be a bit off but I loved Jake Cutter and the Tails of the Gold Monkey. Sort of an Indiana Jonesesque type show. Didn't last too long, though. I guess the competition from Knight Rider was too stiff.
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Well......Sometimes...... I listen to hillbilly music and cartoon songs from the old days (felix the cat, barnacle Bill the sailor,) You know, 1920's or 1930's stuff.
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Rob, that is GREAT! don't let anyone ever call you a nerd/ geek for that. You're the sort of person that will help preserve history in its own time. That's awesome.
Ya know, the Social teacher I had in grades 8&9 had a whole lot of clips of songs from the beginning of recorded sound. The big part of our 20th century lessons was listening to these clips, because the music/media of a time period really is what gives you a clue as to what is the population is thinking of. the "roaring" songs of the 20's with all their fun beats, the blues of the thirties, big band in the forties, pop and the beginnings of rock in the fifties, sixties rock, folk and drug songs, seventies disco and shock rock, eighties revivalist and techno, nineties punk... how will the music of the future reflect our society?

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Yeah Rob, nothing to feel guilty about there. Then again, I'm biased, as I have a radio show on which I play nothing but 20s, 30s and 40s music.
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charlton heston movies.

the cornier the better.


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Thanks from the mouths of babes and Arch Stanton!!! You guys rock! I love that type of music. especially stuff from England in the 1920's (I'm a big fan of the Jeeves books if you've ever heard of them). Some of my friends do call me a werido but It's pretty much in jest. I like pretty much any type of music from anytime!
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