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by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra

maybe he's in a bad way, and what little of his bipolar is left has taken over. he's mentioned being mentally ill a number of times, which is why he tries not to post. sometimes the dark side takes over. trust me, its no fun. If you regret what you said to me, then say so. If you don't, what you're...
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra

if seraglio wants me banned, feel free, i have nothing let to live for anyway, eight years of chronic depression has left me unable to function properly. I'm unlikely to ever say anything positive again.
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra

So Vanska is utterly uses in your old school opinion. How fucking Pathetic. May the old members of orchestras, websites, etc die gracefully, try not uttering another word on this site. let new champions take their place. time to pack it in John F If this is addressed to me, it's completely uncalled...
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra

jserraglio wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:27 pm
Chalkperson wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:50 pm
... fucking Pathetic.
Bilious.
Yup, bilious is exactly how i feel.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Greatest Composers Ever
Replies: 31
Views: 478

Re: The Greatest Composers Ever

absolute rubbish, typical of Thommasini, an old hack with no new words.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Richter
Replies: 20
Views: 584

Re: Richter

Now, fifty years later you appreciate his genius, and you think you know about classical music.


you know nothing.?
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Not too many posts lately ...
Replies: 43
Views: 481

Re: Not too many posts lately ...

Classical Music died years ago.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's La Traviata
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Tonight's La Traviata

The Met is dead, only its rotting corpse remains.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Salonen to San Francisco
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Salonen to San Francisco

The SFA should dissapear, its a crap place now.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Trittico
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Tonight's Trittico

More grey haired comments, let the Met Rot, it deserves to.

after letting a Paedophiile hold court for decades, obscurity for the institution is deserved.

frig the Met.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Osmo Vänskä leaving Minnesota Orchestra

So Vanska is utterly uses in your old school opinion.

How fucking Pathetic.

May the old members of orchestras, websites, etc die gracefully,
try not uttering another word on this site.

let new champions take their place.

time to pack it in John F
by Chalkperson
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fortress Trump is being undermined as Manafort pleads guilty, agrees to cooperate with Mueller
Replies: 46
Views: 8379

Re: Fortress Trump is being undermined as Manafort pleads guilty, agrees to cooperate with Mueller

Belle, you have no idea how disgustingly partisan the Pub was long ago. slowly but surely the right wingers all lost their cool and are now gone. My friend Mt Stradivarius has never broken any rules and always speaks his mind. The concept of everyone agreeing with one side is a nice idea, but fantas...
by Chalkperson
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Queen's Handbag
Replies: 11
Views: 1575

Re: The Queen's Handbag

The Queen always carries a handbag, even to the toilet.
The Duke of Edinburgh walks with his hands behind his back.
The reason is that the both felt they were shaking way too many hands back in the 60’s and 70’s. So between themselves the decided on the plan.

Good for them, smart thinking.
by Chalkperson
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Overdue for a meet-up?
Replies: 112
Views: 33837

Re: Overdue for a meet-up?

I should be able to make July 18th lunch.

Will be good to see you all again.
by Chalkperson
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Concerned Fake Warning
Replies: 17
Views: 3550

Re: Concerned Fake Warning

The Perp records you, if he can get you to say yes., no and i guess some of the last four of your social, he edits it together and if extremely lucky, gains access.
by Chalkperson
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue
Replies: 99
Views: 16647

Re: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue

That post means the world to me JohnF, the shame I felt after reading the responses last night was immeasurable, your response is that of a true gentleman, I can offer no finer words than that. X
by Chalkperson
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue
Replies: 99
Views: 16647

Re: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue

EXPLANATION FROM CHALKPERSON Having been the victim of abduction, assault and sexual abuse by two men when I was aged fifteen, things can trigger my mind into remembering the ordeal, and that is a very frightening experience 47 years later. I often suspected James Levine of being a monster, and John...
by Chalkperson
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue
Replies: 99
Views: 16647

Re: Levine finally getting shamed, decades overdue

EXPLANATION FROM CHALKPERSON Having been the victim of abduction, assault and sexual abuse by two men when I was aged fifteen, things can trigger my mind into remembering the ordeal, and that is a very frightening experience 47 years later. I often suspected James Levine of being a monster, and John...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid
Replies: 30
Views: 7582

Re: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid

To jserraglio. You distort my comments a great deal, I would never accuse a member here of being a white supremacist, I suggested their lethal attacks have dulled your senses. To John F. You called me a Troll? Gosh, I’m hurt... To jbuck. You too miss the point. They strike in the us repeatedky at on...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid
Replies: 30
Views: 7582

Re: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid

To jserraglio. You distort my comments a great deal, I would never accuse a member here of being a white supremacist, I suggested their lethal attacks have dulled your senses. To John F. You called me a Troll? Gosh, I’m hurt... To jbuck. You too miss the point. They strike in the us repeatedky at on...
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid
Replies: 30
Views: 7582

Re: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid

My point, Lenny posts tourist snaps after being afraid to walk the high line. The radicalization process is the scariest factor in terrorism. That stretch of the WSH is perfect for this attack, I drove by last night and they were putting the concrete blocks in place. My real point, as shown in the r...
by Chalkperson
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid
Replies: 30
Views: 7582

ISIS attacks NYC, nobody at CMG bats an eyelid

Very sad! He said in a Trump like manner... on wednesday an (alleged) Jihadist allied to ISIS from the Former Soviet Union, in fact from a difficult to spell country not under scrutiny by the present Administration, killed half a dozen people, injured a bunch of others, on the West Side Highway in N...
by Chalkperson
Mon May 15, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Seeking Advice After Cyberattack News
Replies: 9
Views: 2237

Re: Seeking Advice After Cyberattack News

don't use microsoft or google, buy an apple phone.
by Chalkperson
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Where is everybody?
Replies: 15
Views: 4704

Re: Where is everybody?

I have been listening to onlyAfrican Music these last few months. It's Happy Music. 60's to 80's Funk and Soul from Ghana and Nigeria, Soweto's Highlife and Jive, then traditional Mali, Ethiopian, Ivory Coast etc.

fab stuff...
by Chalkperson
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WSJ: Flynn's Offer to Sing
Replies: 10
Views: 2069

Re: WSJ: Flynn's Offer to Sing

A Presidential Pardon. but will Trump still be President then, he was cracking today, in the Trade announcements.
by Chalkperson
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Thinking of Chalkie--photographer Don Hunstein dies at 88
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

Re: Thinking of Chalkie--photographer Don Hunstein dies at 88

Thanks John, I did know him, he was the master by whom all of those like me will be judged.

He commissioned me a couple of times when he ran Columbia's photography anddesign department
by Chalkperson
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 8
Views: 1893

Re: Cancer

My dearest friend, the closest I have to brother, has cancer. He's stuck in Hong Kong and I think it very unlikely we can get him back to Paris, I Skyped with him on Sunday, he was in a Chinese Hospital where they don't wear masks or gloves. Luckily he got out today. Its beyond heartbreaking, but he...
by Chalkperson
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump blasts Obama; Comey undercuts Trump
Replies: 15
Views: 2799

Re: How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones . . . .

Trump may well be a witting or unwitting Putin pawn. But why in a misguided attempt to fight back and regain control over an unfavorable news cycle (re: Jeff Sessions & the Russians) would he blow the whistle on his own bugging? Was he not aware that in the end the transcript of any intercepted con...
by Chalkperson
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump blasts Obama; Comey undercuts Trump
Replies: 15
Views: 2799

Re: How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones . . . .

Of course the FBI tapped Trump's phones. He was selling out the country to Vladimir Putin. Now we need the FBI to make those wiretaps public. :mrgreen: Don't be so sure that Trump's phone was tapped. The campaign was targeted, Trump might not be as stupid as he looks, he may have never communicated...
by Chalkperson
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's Mental Health
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Trump's Mental Health

Allen Frances wrote the criteria for narcissistic personality disorder. Now read this and think about what he says. An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump’s Mental State FEB. 14, 2017 To the Editor: (NY TIMES) Fevered media speculation about Donald Trump’s psychological motivations and psychiatric ...
by Chalkperson
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence
Replies: 37
Views: 4521

Re: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence

The Russians have ben grooming Trump for the presidency for many years, they saw his vulnerabilities. Narcissisism, fame and money. Putin is the Worlds greatest Chess player, he manipulated Trump perfectly, and loaned him hundreds of millions of dollars, hence the No Tax Returns scenario. THE EU and...
by Chalkperson
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence
Replies: 37
Views: 4521

Re: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence

Today an INTEL source suggested Trump will die in jail. The calls to Russians have been going on non stop since 2015. The UK, Germany and France also tapped the Russian's phones, they have more INTEL than Congress knows about. Could Impeachment be off the table for Trump, is Treason the new charge...
by Chalkperson
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence
Replies: 37
Views: 4521

Re: Flynn resigns from NSC, admits he misled Pence

Evidently, there are intercepts of the contacts between Flynn and the Ruskies going all the way back to last summer. Let's see whether those transcripts eventually come to light and what they might reveal about Trump's possible involvement in the sanctions fiasco or even more explosively, in Russia...
by Chalkperson
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me
Replies: 36
Views: 5281

Re: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me

The Word for Today is Kakistography, Google it... All I found was kakistocracy , so I'm guessing kakistography must be a coinage about the Donald's bathetic tweets. They are the worst and, dear donald, lose the caps. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/02/10/how-all-caps-came-to...
by Chalkperson
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me
Replies: 36
Views: 5281

Re: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me

What if Senators McCain and Graham conclude that Trump's foreign policy in effect serves the interests of a foreign power? What might happen then? Nothing at all. Articles of impeachment are brought by the House of Representatives; unless they are passed, the Senate has no say. It would be up to Pa...
by Chalkperson
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me
Replies: 36
Views: 5281

Re: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me

The Word for Today is Kakistography, Google it...
by Chalkperson
Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me
Replies: 36
Views: 5281

Re: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me

I'd post more, but the members have said zilch about the new administration, its assault on America, and the Autocracy they are forming by turning the US into a Dicktatorship (sic) Us who resist are not using #thatman's name, but #presidentbannon is dragging this country to its knees, and no CMG mem...
by Chalkperson
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me
Replies: 36
Views: 5281

Re: NYC Restaurant Too Highfalutin For Me

You do love whine and moan Lenny, if you don't like it here stay in Jersey.
by Chalkperson
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vale John Hurt
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

Re: Vale John Hurt

I found John to be the perfect person to sit with and watch Cricket. He was a wonderful, lovely man...
by Chalkperson
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Logging in annoyances
Replies: 9
Views: 2180

Re: Logging in annoyances

I only use iPads and iPhone to check the site, I'm constantly having to log in. I suspect you are using Safari, which like Mail is one of the worst things Apple makes.
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

Patti Smith behaved like the most obnoxious spoilt brat in 1975. She wasn't quite as obnoxious as Lou Reed, but it was close. I gave up on her, until now, because she seems to have learned a little about humility. Don't be offended by the title, but Piss Factory, from 1974, is one of THE great punk ...
by Chalkperson
Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

Patti Smith was approached in September to sing at the Nobel Awards. But the announcements had not been made. Either, Bob knew in advance, refused to show in advance. Or the Nobel Committee knew he'd never show. Either way, they were prepared, they nominated Mr Dylan for the right reasons. BECAUSE J...
by Chalkperson
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

Jbuck919 is right: this dispute is not worth losing a valuable friendship over, especially when both sides have so much to offer the rest of us and are so genuine and passionate about their beliefs. Anybody can make a mistake, the point is to correct oneself when it is pointed out, and I think that...
by Chalkperson
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

There is a big difference, we disagree on Broadway shows in general. But, we research our opinion. John F did nothing of the sort, he told me I was speaking nonsense, without a shred of evidence except his arrogance. Once he read the speech, given by the American Ambassador, he understood Bob's genu...
by Chalkperson
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

I wouldn't be quite that harsh to John Francis, though I find myself uncomfortable being a referee in this case, since both of you are my friends. This topic is not worth taking off the gloves and boxing bare-handed. The Nobel committee made an obvious mistake, which it has done many times before, ...
by Chalkperson
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 8407

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

With that last post you have proven that you are no better than Trump, who you compared me to. You are a buffoon who does not research his facts before mouthing off online. You never researched your opinions, you never read Bob's speech. I told you he was incapable of delivering it, but you waffled ...