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Breaking the Law at Portland Karaoke

tcr! · Jan 23, 2013 at 7:38 am

How Good Does Karaoke Have to Be to Qualify as Art?

How Good Does Karaoke Have to Be to Qualify as Art?

Over the course of the next two hours, he would create a karaoke video for Radiohead’s song “Electioneering,” complete with snazzy graphics, Thom Yorke’s lyrics and Jonny Greenwood’s electrifying guitar solo, so that I could sing the song at the karaoke night he runs, Baby Ketten Karaoke. Rotating between private parties, bars and a pizza place, Baby Ketten is ecstatic, virtuosic and a little intimidating. At the center of Portland’s amazingly creative karaoke scene, it’s something close to a genuine artistic movement. And it’s ridiculously fun.

I once saw a guy pull off “War Pigs” at Karaoke in a Portland bar.

#music

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Jan 22nd, 2013 at 9:03:57 pm

tcr! · Jan 22, 2013 at 9:03 pm

I like to color coordinate my pajamas.

#fashion

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Jan 22nd, 2013 at 6:03:58 pm

tcr! · Jan 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm

Had a horrible dream last night that immediate family members died and the worst part was that I found out via my Facebook news stream.

So I deactivated my account again because I’m not gonna learn about shit that way. And other reasons of course. I hate, truly hate that place.

#horror

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keamoose keamoose · Jan 23, 2013 at 1:26 am

I feel like it would be worse to find out on Twitter, abbreviated down to 140 characters, with hashtags. #sad

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tcr! tcr! · Jan 23, 2013 at 7:41 am

@myson dad's dead. call me. love @yourmom #toldhimtowatchhischolesterol #funeralsnexttuesday

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keamoose keamoose · Jan 23, 2013 at 10:58 am

@yourcat RT:"@myson dad's dead. call me. love @yourmom #toldhimtowatchhischolesterol #funeralsnexttuesday" #LOL #MEOW

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Crafts up on a Table, Shirt Half Unbuttoned

tcr! · Jan 21, 2013 at 8:51 am

Crafts up on a Table Shirt Half Unbuttoned

I guess this is how women did crafts awhile back — up on a table, shirt half unbuttoned.

#photos #crafts #literature

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tism tism · Jan 21, 2013 at 6:26 pm

Woodturning on a hot lathe?

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tcr! tcr! · Jan 21, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Or metal working on a hot anvil.

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keamoose keamoose · Jan 23, 2013 at 1:28 am

Yeah, I’m a little concerned about the metalworking. That paint-by-numbers bowl she’s working on is probably safe though.

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tcr! tcr! · Jan 23, 2013 at 7:43 am

I don't know.. Those paint spots on her jeans might not come out.

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Pump up the Jam on Your English Muffin

tcr! · Jan 20, 2013 at 9:44 pm

pump_up_the_jam_on_your_english_muffin

Pump up the jam on your English muffin.. Snapped at Moveable Feast.

#photos #foodies

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Jan 19th, 2013 at 11:24:19 am

tcr! · Jan 19, 2013 at 11:24 am

I say again, GODDAMN it’s beautiful outside! 41°F and sunny - not bad for January in Illinois.

#weather

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So it seems Morse didn’t actually invent Morse Code

tcr! · Jan 19, 2013 at 9:35 am

So it seems Morse didn't actually invent Morse Code.

So it seems Morse didn’t actually invent Morse code. Snapped from the latest HowStuffWorks magazine.

#moreevidence

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Whoa — Updates on Jurassic Park 4, Community, Louis C.K.

tcr! · Jan 18, 2013 at 10:59 am

News Roundup: ‘Jurassic Park 4’ Gets 2014 Release Date, New ‘Community’ Promo, And More

Today, Universal announced that it plans to release Jurassic Park 4 next year. They don’t even have a director yet, but they’ve got an official distribution date. They must be pretty confident in their script then (and they should be since it’s by the same duo that brought you Rise of the Planet of the Apes). Also, for those of you who’ve missed Community as much as we have, NBC unleashed a brand-new promo clip in which the Greendale gang parodies The Hunger Games. It’s perfect! And Louis C.K. is in talks to join David O. Russell’s next movie, which includes people like Bradley Cooper and Amy Adams yo!

Nice mixed bag selection of TV and movie news.

I saw both Jurassic Park 1 and 2 in the theater and read both books. The former and the latter were top notch. Michael Crichton was near genius. I pretend like the 3rd installment never happened.

Community is beyond hysterical and the Dean is worthy of any top 10 sitcom character lists.

“And to think I trusted him enough to let him ride on a magic carpet in my dreams.”

What else? Louis C.K.

  • stand up— stomach hurt hilarious
  • tv show— brilliant
  • internet— brought buying comedy shows online to the forefront of cool

Those were the big ticket items in the linked article for me.

#tv #movies

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Jan 17th, 2013 at 7:18:53 pm

tcr! · Jan 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm

So the painter had the biblical folk on the radio while he was working in our office today.

Can I get a hail Jeebus, ya’ll?

#religion

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tcr! tcr! · Jan 18, 2013 at 4:59 pm

What, no hail Jeebuses?

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Jan 17th, 2013 at 4:26pm

tcr! · Jan 17, 2013 at 4:26 pm

It’s Friday Eve, peeps!

#random

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