Vale...and thanks! “When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk” ― Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart

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Shatner'sBassoon started the topic in Friday, 1 Apr 2016 at 12:18pm

And it's goodnight from him...

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talkingturkey commented Friday, 1 Apr 2016 at 1:33pm

Funny stuff for all the family.

And what in the actual fuck does that Achebe quote even mean, Shatnerd??

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Friday, 1 Apr 2016 at 1:37pm

"The monkey don't shit where the crocodile sleeps." - Eric Roberts.

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AndyM commented Friday, 1 Apr 2016 at 1:45pm

talkingturkey wrote: Funny stuff for all the family.

And what in the actual fuck does that Achebe quote even mean, Shatnerd??

Bloody clever, can't even imagine Clarke and Dawe doing that one.

Ahh well, the little fella had a good innings.. Good on him.

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talkingturkey commented Tuesday, 5 Apr 2016 at 9:32pm

They don't make 'em like this guy every day of the week. Do yaself a favour and have a listen. RIP comrade!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Patrushev

http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2016/04/05/4437244.htm

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Monday, 11 Apr 2016 at 4:12pm

Someone I would've liked to share a number with.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/11/howard-marks-obituary

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Friday, 22 Apr 2016 at 1:54pm

Goodnight, sweet Prince.

Check the facts!

http://time.com/4303634/prince-chappelles-show-sketch/

And the reality of the little guy's prowess on the court!

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_artist_formerly_known_as_jock_che...

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zenagain commented Friday, 22 Apr 2016 at 2:41pm

Thanks Shats, Chappelle is hilarious and Prince was a genius.

This should probably be in the awesome covers forum but I think it's pretty appropriate here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFXZNt4oLkE

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.

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AndyM commented Friday, 22 Apr 2016 at 5:29pm

Prince was a dead-set one off. And really funny to boot.

Hopefully he's purifying himself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.

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nochaser commented Saturday, 23 Apr 2016 at 9:12am

Chappelle on a interview said Prince got him in the end by using the image of him impersonating him on one of his covers.

"That's a Prince judo move right there ... you make fun of Prince in a sketch and he'll just use you in his album cover," Chappelle later noted in a "Tonight Show" interview with host Jimmy Fallon. "What am I going to do — sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? ... That's checkmate right there."

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southey commented Saturday, 23 Apr 2016 at 11:43am

Shatner'sBassoon wrote: Goodnight, sweet Prince.

Check the facts!

http://time.com/4303634/prince-chappelles-show-sketch/

And the reality of the little guy's prowess on the court!

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_artist_formerly_known_as_jock_che...

Good to see Mick Free got a mention !!! Massive poodle mullet and all ... He hangs with all the coolest cats ! ;-)

Can't go past Rick James as Chapelle characters . SSLLAAAAPPPP !

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mick-free commented Sunday, 24 Apr 2016 at 12:02pm

Haha alltime!

Mick Free FIFOFOMO

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talkingturkey commented Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016 at 11:39am
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talkingturkey commented Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016 at 11:28am

Soul brother # 1

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 at 4:14pm
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talkingturkey commented Wednesday, 6 Jul 2016 at 7:51pm

Vale Michael Cimino. Director of The Deer Hunter and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. Here's a nice eulogy of sorts from the Dude, Jeff Bridges.

http://www.indiewire.com/2016/07/jeff-bridges-michael-cimino-heavens-gat...

https://filmink.com.au/2016/michael-cimino-salute-to-a-pariah/

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Friday, 22 Jul 2016 at 6:38pm

This eulogy post is a bit late but better than never. Australia even gets a mention!

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stunet commented Friday, 22 Jul 2016 at 7:02pm

Dead Kennedys, Queensland, 1983:

"The reception wasn't quite so warm in Queensland, where police arrested black drummer D. H. Peligro on the street for "public drinking". "His can of beer was unopened," Biafra told US magazine Maximumrocknroll. "When Ray, our guitarist, tried to intervene, he was thrown in another police car and taken away." The tour continued after the drummer was bailed out by promoter Roger Grierson but the incident left its mark. "Summing up Brisbane, all I can say is it was the closest thing to a heavy, heavy, junta-style police state I've ever been in," said Biafra.

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Friday, 5 Aug 2016 at 6:40pm

"Are you surprised at my tears, sir?

Strong men also cry... strong men also cry. "

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-david-huddleston-20160804-...

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talkingturkey commented Friday, 5 Aug 2016 at 6:43pm

RAAAWWHW!

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Shatner'sBassoon commented Monday, 15 Aug 2016 at 12:04pm

RIP Kenny Baker. Dance on, R2

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talkingturkey commented Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016 at 12:51pm

Vale Gene Wilder. I didn't know he'd visited Australia. Quite recently.

Nailed.

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talkingturkey commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 7:20pm

Sad news. A mate of a mate told me that Shatner's Bassoon has passed on. Well, he has shufffled off this particular cyber-coil. Gone surfin' in sunnier climes!

Mahalo Nerd, you Marxist, book readin', punkoid throw-back. Don't let the bastards grind ya down!

And thanks for all the Jello! There's always room for it in this crazy world!

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Blowin commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 7:37pm

Crazy stuff Turkey.

Thanks for being part of the Swellnet world Shatner's Bassoon.

Travel on mate.

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 7:59pm

Is this true? Just the other day in the forum Indo started, he posted (supposedly him) something that was totally out of character. Seemed really unusual.

Wow, if so, I echo Blowins sentiments above.

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.

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talkingturkey commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 8:00pm

PUTIN!

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stunet commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 8:49pm

At ease Shatnerd. Now I've gotta find somone else to pinch band tips from.

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 9:06pm

I'm confused.

Is this some sort of in-joke?

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.

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stunet commented Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 at 9:34pm

That Shatner has left the building?

Pretty sure TT means he's stopped commenting not stopped breathing.

I hope, otherwise I'll feel like a right prick.

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Hako o hakonde ... commented Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 at 8:37am

Well if your not posting on here, you may as well be dead :-)

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 at 11:17am

I assumed he had won the Swellnet P-Pass comp and just wasn't coming back, Colonel Kurtz style?

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 at 1:10pm

Or maybe it was just the 'swearing' filter?? FFS! That ain't 'patriotically correct'?!

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chook commented Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 at 3:12pm

something to send off david mancuso, who died today.
thanks for the good times. farewell.

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 17 Nov 2016 at 2:51pm

Goddamn! Cut n paste this into your search engine of choice! Vale, buddy.

"Mark Zuckerburg – Dead At 32 – Denies Facebook Has Problem With Fake News"

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stunet commented Thursday, 17 Nov 2016 at 3:01pm

Bahahaha...

And what's up with cut and paste TT? What happens...?

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 17 Nov 2016 at 5:14pm

Slavery, Stunts!

Work to the algorithm,
Live to the algorithm,
Love to the algorithm,
Slave to the algorithm!

There but for the Grace of Jones, go I...

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chook commented Saturday, 19 Nov 2016 at 3:06pm

sharon jones of the dap king....

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benski commented Saturday, 19 Nov 2016 at 3:52pm

Damn, another one. Shit. Thanks for the heads up chook.

Anyone who can do this to a Woody Guthrie track deserves to be remembered a long time.

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talkingturkey commented Saturday, 28 Jan 2017 at 4:39pm

Vale John Hurt. One of the best actors round the traps. From when I first saw him in Alien to the latter The Proposition, and everything in-between. Oscar nominated for Midnight Express and The Elephant Man (best actor). Personal highlights: his solo performance in Samuel Beckett's filmed play Krapp's Last Tape. And if that's a tad esoteric, I'd strongly recommend a film called The Hit, with a young Tim Roth, Terence Stamp, even Bill Hunter makes an appearance as a dodgy Aussie gangster.
Fucken brilliant.

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talkingturkey commented Saturday, 28 Jan 2017 at 4:47pm

Actually, with what's going on in the world today, how could I forget him as Winston Smith in 1984!

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talkingturkey commented Monday, 30 Jan 2017 at 12:13pm

Atomic!

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Snuffy Smith commented Monday, 30 Jan 2017 at 2:08pm

Watched The Hit last night on your head's up T.T had seen it age's ago but couldn't remember. Stoked rad film Bill Hunter's Aussie seedcake is worth it alone."Hawthorne's my team and there getting flogged"haha

Balls of fire

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wally commented Monday, 30 Jan 2017 at 2:56pm

Good movie.
Trivia: slight movie goof. As I recall, the game Bill is watching is actually Carlton vs Essendon.

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talkingturkey commented Monday, 30 Jan 2017 at 3:14pm

An old mate used to love the bit when the young nutter Tim Roth goes berserker on the Spaniards who are taking the piss out of him in a bar. It's up there with any of Joe Pesci's funny & horrifying psycho gangster stuff.

It used to amp him up before a night on the tiles!!

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talkingturkey commented Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 at 10:34pm

Vale Bill Paxton!

(with some help from his Devo mates)

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blindboy commented Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 at 12:08pm

Chuck Berry, headed off down Route 66 for the last time.

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talkingturkey commented Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 at 11:44pm

Hail, hail rock n roll

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 at 3:05pm
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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 at 3:17pm

two chucks...gonged but not forgotten

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talkingturkey commented Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 at 6:33pm

ONE MORE TIME!

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chook commented Monday, 10 Apr 2017 at 10:43am

john clarke...(who along with bryan dawe) was the only person who made any sense.

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/renowned-satirist-john-...

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