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Woodwind repair by day, all sorts of shit by night.

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scissortail  ·  46 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What was the best album of 2019

IGOR is absolutely a contender, Tyler really came out of left field with that one. He totally made that style his own and paired it with some personal, heartwrenching lyrics. Between IGOR and Flower Boy he's really proving himself to be one of the best MCs in the game.

scissortail  ·  46 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What was the best album of 2019

I might prefer the preceding album, but this one is powerful and harrowing as well--and comes with more refined arrangements. I love her work.

What makes you think they've already won 2020? Trump only won in 2016 because he was running against the very definition of an establishment democrat, and one who was seen as corrupt and unpalatable by many voters. Even then, he only won because of the foibles of the electoral college system. Given the promising turnout from the midterms, a Trump victory (while certainly possible, mind) seems far from a foregone conclusion.

scissortail  ·  65 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Open Thread: Impeachment Hearings

I listened to much of it, pretty wild stuff. I'll be interested to see who does and does not comply with subpoenas in the coming weeks.

It looks like Giuliani is fucked, to put it mildly.

scissortail  ·  86 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Everything is amazing, but nothing is ours

    You can always get to your email, and that attachment will always be there. It’s a universally adopted format. Most importantly, your inbox is yours.

If I'm being a grumpy bastard, for most folks (including me) the inbox belongs to Google. If you want something digital to be fully yours in this day and age, then you need to bite down on your mouthpiece and ditch convenience--and that takes more time than most folks can (or are willing to) put in.

scissortail  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 9th 2019

I think extremely late bootleg pubski is the only place to post this dumb shit.

But folks, I'm drunk and in love, and there's truly, truly nothing like it.

Best of all, she's told me that she loves me. Circumstances might mean that we don't end up together for the long haul, but that's okay.

We've had such an incredible time together, and I am so, so lucky to have someone so incredible want to be so close to me. Hopefully we make more memories together, but everything thusfar has been a beautiful gift.

I appreciate anyone who reads this putting up with the shameless sentimentality. We'll be back to your regularly scheduled quiet scissortail in the morning.

scissortail  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What's a good HORROR movie?

I am not much of a horror aficionado, but Hereditary was almost a perfect movie for me. The acting performances were stellar, the pacing and management of tension were masterful, and Colin Stetson put out one of my favorite movie soundtracks, period.

scissortail  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Harrowing Eyewitness Account of Xinjiang "Reeducation" Camp [NSFL]

Odd. Looks like they've fixed it now.

scissortail  ·  102 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 352st Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

scissortail  ·  104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Death of a Kinkster

Fascinating and disturbing.

scissortail  ·  109 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump abandons the Kurds

So long to one of the most vital experiments in societal organization that the world has seen. I hope the DFNS can somehow survive this, but I'm not exactly optimistic about their chances.

It's likely coincidental, but today is also Putin's birthday.