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Anatomy of THE Groove: "Skatin'" by Deodato

Deodato was one of the first major artists I had a experiences with during my early crate digging exercises. So much so that looking back, I wonder if the people in charge of stocking their 50 cent-$1 used vinyl bins had any idea who Eumir Deodato was. 382 more words


Today in Grateful Dead History: June 20, 1980 - West High Auditorium, Anchorage, AK

It’s day two of our Alaska journey here at the Daily Dose, and tonight’s show is a notable improvement over yesterday’s warm up. 367 more words

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June 20, 1980: Can't Stop

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(Pictured: the empty set for The Hollywood Squares.)

June 20, 1980, was a Friday. The prime interest rate is lowered from 12.25 percent to 12 percent, down from its peak of 20 percent in May. 553 more words


Today in Grateful Dead History: June 19, 1980 - West High Auditorium, Anchorage, AK

Today is the first in a series of three concerts that the Grateful Dead played in a 2,000 seat high school auditorium in Anchorage, Alaska in 1980.   362 more words

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Jack's Nine @ 9, 1980.

Monday, June 19

1980…A VHS home movie camera cost over $1,500…Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head were in their honeymoon phase…and the world tunes in to find out “Who Shot JR?” 33 more words


Time bandits

Time bandits


So today I review Time Bandits which stands as one of my favorite movies all time.  Terry Gilliam is one of the more innovative, creative, and fantastical directors as his films easily bear his stamp of absurdist humour, witty dialogue, sheer fantasy, dream-like sequences, and always a generous dose of black comedy. 471 more words

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