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I don't know, season 1 of The Wire is pretty fucking good.

Going through my First rewatch currently. This show is hands down better the second time and it was mind-blowing the first.

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*True Detective season 1 was the best single season of any show ever on TV

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I'm also a maybe on that call. Fantastic season.

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I love laugh tracks


Not me, friend.

Top 5,eh...

Futurama
Banshee
Deadwood
The office
The wire


The first appearance of Deadwood, which was an incredible show, is also coupled with Banshee, which... well...

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tragabigzanda wrote:
MichaelStripe wrote:
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I love laugh tracks


Not me, friend.

Top 5,eh...

Futurama
Banshee
Deadwood
The office
The wire

Sell me on Banshee? My library has the full series and I'm always curious.


Banshee is kind of an homage to 90s action movies (think peak Nicholas Cage) Everything is ridiculous, but it's played completely straight.

The basic premise is a just released from prison bank robber comes to a small town looking for his ex-girlfriend / bank robbery partner. He witnesses the murder of the new town sheriff and steals his identity (he was an outside hire so nobody in town knew him)

The town is run by an evil Amish kingpin, has a militant native American reservation next to it, has problems with biker and white nationalists and is also next to a military base.

I'm pretty sure most RMers would hate it, but I love how unabashedly awesome it is. For example, in an early episode the excon/sheriff's ex wife (now the mayor's wife) is assaulted by bikers, so the sheriff goes to fight them at night in the rain with a pair of batons for no reason.

Really it's a hard show to describe. Watching the first episode should give you a good idea if it's for you.


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Thanks Tommy, i'll check it out


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Top Five Live Performances You've Seen (Not Just Music)


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No particular order:

Pearl Jam 7/11/03 (acoustic Mansfield set)
Sonic Youth @ Battery Park 7/4/08
Elliott Smith solo show, The Middle East, Cambridge, MA late '99 or early 2000
Neil Young, 2009ish
Q and Not U, some teen rec center, Boston, MA 2005ish

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NIN & David Bowie, Great Woods, MA 1995
Ellie Kemper & Friends, Second City Chicago, 2015


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-Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, 2008
-The Dillinger Escape Plan, 2016
-Nine Inch Nails with Bauhaus and Peaches, 2006
-Pearl Jam, 2003
-Queens of the Stone Age, 2007

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Damn, i had no idea Bauhaus were still active. How was their set? Is Go Away White any good?


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Elliott Smith solo show, The Middle East, Cambridge, MA late '99 or early 2000
So jealous. He's the one act I most regret never having seen. I didn't even know of him til after he died.

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Damn, i had no idea Bauhaus were still active. How was their set? Is Go Away White any good?

Well the show was 12 years ago so I don’t know if they’re STILL acfive, but their set blew my 17-year-old self away. I wasn’t familiar with them at the time but boy did I become familiar after. Murphy’s voice SOARED. I think they opened with “Double Dare” and I mean...come on. How is that not gonna be great?

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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
Damn, i had no idea Bauhaus were still active. How was their set? Is Go Away White any good?

Well the show was 12 years ago so I don’t know if they’re STILL acfive, but their set blew my 17-year-old self away. I wasn’t familiar with them at the time but boy did I become familiar after. Murphy’s voice SOARED. I think they opened with “Double Dare” and I mean...come on. How is that not gonna be great?

I wiki'd them after your post, apparently their 2008 reunion album/tour was very brief and they are no longer active. I need to head that album! It's not on Amazon, will do some digging.


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tragabigzanda wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
Damn, i had no idea Bauhaus were still active. How was their set? Is Go Away White any good?

Well the show was 12 years ago so I don’t know if they’re STILL acfive, but their set blew my 17-year-old self away. I wasn’t familiar with them at the time but boy did I become familiar after. Murphy’s voice SOARED. I think they opened with “Double Dare” and I mean...come on. How is that not gonna be great?

I wiki'd them after your post, apparently their 2008 reunion album/tour was very brief and they are no longer active. I need to head that album! It's not on Amazon, will do some digging.



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1. Pearl Jam - Chicago 2000
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5. My Morning Jacket - Shit, any of them. recent memorable is NYE 2017


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Strat wrote:
1. Pearl Jam - Chicago 2000
2. Tom Waits Phoenix 08
3. Neil and Crazy Horse red rocks 2012
4. Queens of the Stone Age 400 Bar circa 2002
5. My Morning Jacket - Shit, any of them. recent memorable is NYE 2017

oh shit i forgot neil young


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1. Fugazi - Phoenix - 5/16/89
2. Fugazi - Phoenix - 11/11/95
3. Mogwai - Phoenix - 6/14/2001
4. Bjork - L.A. - 10/22/2001
5. The Cure - Dallas - 2/21/2000 (tiny venue)


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1. Fugazi - Phoenix - 5/16/89
2. Fugazi - Phoenix - 11/11/95

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