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by Mr. Average
Tue May 27, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Momofuku Poll #1 - How will you buy it?
Replies: 31
Views: 13037

Re: Momofuku Poll #1 - How will you buy it?

Birthday gift from Wife and Daughter, mid June. Can't wait
by Mr. Average
Tue May 27, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Momofuku Poll #2 - Whaddya think?
Replies: 180
Views: 67209

Re: Momofuku Poll #2 - Whaddya think?

Emotional Toothpaste wrote:Well, everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I can't help it if mine just happens to be the most accurate.
:lol:

As Billy Bob Thornton (Karl Childers) says in "Sling Blade":

"I lack the way you tawk- uh huh"
by Mr. Average
Mon May 26, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Help me kick cancer's butt
Replies: 3
Views: 2633

Re: Help me kick cancer's butt

I am diagnosed with end-stage embryonal cell carcinoma but I have done very well fighting it with a combo of orthodox and nontraditional interventions, including herbal medicine and megavitamin thereapies and imagination practice. I look closely at the organizations behind cancer in the states, and ...
by Mr. Average
Mon May 26, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4054
Views: 1259029

Re: What are you listening to right now?

one of the most misunderstood bands in history. Why? By whom? Most in the states think Little Feat is a southern country rock band in the spirit of the Charlie Daniels Band. Not even close, but thier most memorable 'hit' was "Oh! Atlanta", a song that sounded like a southern anthem. This ...
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Anemia
Replies: 10
Views: 4704

Re: Anemia

Whatever you do, try to build your hemoglobin with iron supplementation and herbal alternatives. Avoid transfusions at all cost. Blood transfusions are harmful, and the growing evidence base is incontrovertable: transfused blood is an organ transplant and the attendant risks far outweight the gains....
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Happy birthday Doc!
Replies: 18
Views: 9409

Re: Happy birthday Doc!

To a man I have never met nor spoken with: I admire you and suspect you are a great father, a great husband, and a great person. Just watching and reading, but over the years, that is the impression that prevails. Happy Birthday
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime
Replies: 311
Views: 107788

Re: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime

There is a difference in "hoping" that kids get a fair chance and telling a parent how to raise them. I can't imagine how my hope for your kids, and ALL of the children born to this earth, have the ability to be exposed to all sides, so that their minds can wrap around their own sense of r...
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime
Replies: 311
Views: 107788

Re: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime

Lack of experience in this, the highest office in the land, IS a bad thing, I think. There is a fairy tale side to it...that untainted by the politics of politics, the naivete' associated with no experience will somehow lead to magical results. Doesn't work, and he will be eaten alive. I have hired ...
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4054
Views: 1259029

Re: What are you listening to right now?

Image

The first two disks really capture the essence of the band, one of the most misunderstood bands in history.
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 20202
Views: 5442524

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

"Deep, Dark Hole" - Los Lobos
by Mr. Average
Sun May 25, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)
Replies: 7
Views: 4164

Re: Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)

No, my wife and daughter actually paid money to see Elvis with the Police. The show is Wednesday.
by Mr. Average
Fri May 23, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Anemia
Replies: 10
Views: 4704

Re: Anemia

I think he used it in one of the first three recordings, but I can't pinpoint it. Thanks WSS, I cleared that song but I swear he rhymed it with something and I recall, as a physiologist, it was cool. Later, that line would be upstaged by "Live" from "Throwing Copper" (from Scrant...
by Mr. Average
Fri May 23, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime
Replies: 311
Views: 107788

Re: The Politics of Politics: The Ride of a Lifetime

Bill Maher is a political commentator on the far left. Dennis Miller is a political commentator on the far right. Keith Olberman purports to be a NEWS Anchor, right? Or wrong? I think I am right. He purposrts to be a news man and he is a satirist and a commentator. A former sportscaster gone nutty a...
by Mr. Average
Fri May 23, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 20202
Views: 5442524

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

"Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" - Bob Dylan
by Mr. Average
Fri May 23, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Anemia
Replies: 10
Views: 4704

Anemia

I am lecturing today on Blood Transfusion management to a group of surgeons, intensivists, and anesthesiologists. A core concept is 'anemia', a condition where the blood does not contain enough capacity to carry oxygen to the tissues. Severe anemia = death. Moderate = brain damage etc. Elvis has use...
by Mr. Average
Thu May 22, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)
Replies: 7
Views: 4164

Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)

Looking forward to it with my wife and my daughter.

Anyone else? Love to meet y'all. Banana Cream pies confiscated at the gate, so I got that going for me...

I'm well behaved in public. You'd be shocked.

I won't be the guy shouting "McCain in '08"
by Mr. Average
Thu May 22, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)
Replies: 6
Views: 3681

Elvis/Police, Hollywood Bowl, May 28 (Wed)

Looking forward to it with my wife and my daughter.

Anyone else? Love to meet y'all. Banana Cream pies confiscated at the gate, so I got that going for me...

I'm well behaved in public. You'd be shocked.

I won't be the guy shouting "McCain in '08"
by Mr. Average
Sat May 10, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 20202
Views: 5442524

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

"Brown Street" - the late, great Josef Zawinul and Weather Report
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: California Dreaming
Replies: 27
Views: 9054

Re: California Dreaming

Wow WSS hit it outta the park. Especially the part about Ameoba records in LA. If you are serious to coming to Dana point, Thats where I hang my hat, and I can secure a beautiful roon at the Laguna Cliffs Resort and Spa at a decent rate with enough advance notice. I have some connections. If you wa...
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4054
Views: 1259029

Re: What are you listening to right now?

Lot's or Pearl Jam...it's Friday
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 20202
Views: 5442524

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

" Shakin' The Tree " - Peter Gabriel Happy Mothers day Waiting your time, dreaming of a better life Waiting your time, you're more than just a wife You don't want to do what your mother has done She has done This is your life, this new life has begun It's your day - a woman's day It's your...
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Random Thoughts
Replies: 3952
Views: 1096106

Re: Random Thoughts

Recently exchanged silly comments with Bill Murray at the Union League Club Hotel In Chicago near the stock exchange. He was there for opening day, then a performance at a local club. Sweet as Vermont maple on a " a simple plan" blue-cold winter day. Less effusive but as genuine as when I ...
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Tom Waits
Replies: 52
Views: 15873

Re: Tom Waits

He's pretty big in Japan.
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Whatever Happened To...
Replies: 8
Views: 6361

Re: Whatever Happened To...

I genuinely miss Mechanical Grace. She made me think
by Mr. Average
Fri May 09, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Police , Chicago, May 10 '08
Replies: 5
Views: 3235

Re: Elvis/Police , Chicago, May 10 '08

May 28th in Southern California. Promise to buy a drink to any forum member that reveals. I can be a barrell of laughs, and my propensity to blog is completely gone in this atmosphere, All fun, no grief, no thinking, just pure rock and roll and style and grace. I suppose I can leave before the polic...

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