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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: 803

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: 803

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: 803

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: 803

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: 1042

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: 1618

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: 950

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: 552

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: 920

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: 1174

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: 1174

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: 658

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: 2239

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: 2239

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: 2239

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: 2131

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: 2131

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: 2131

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: 2131

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: 2131

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: 580

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: 1001

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: 4686

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: 4686

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: 4686

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: 4686

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: 4686

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: 4686

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 ...
by Chalkperson
Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 4686

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

Chalkie, you're talking arrant nonsense. "Freedom of speech"? What blather. Bob Dylan is free to speak or sing whatever foolishness comes into his head, and to make tons of money selling it on records and in over 1,000 concerts, but this has nothing to do with the Nobel Prize for Literature. I know...
by Chalkperson
Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 4686

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

Ms. Danius is trying to cover the a***s of the a***s in the Swedish Academy who frivolously voted the award to an obviously undeserving and, it turns out, ungrateful person. I used the word "lecture" in my post because that's the word used in the Nobel statute. A "spontaneous discourse" on an appro...
by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The silence of Bob Dylan
Replies: 45
Views: 4686

Re: The silence of Bob Dylan

If you think he could have said this in public, then you don't understand how shy and private Robert Zimmerman is. He has always spoken thru his songs. FWIW, I don't go and take a bow when I get awards, citations, or whatever for my photography. It's simple, like Bob, and by bud EC, I don't enter co...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rattle Defining New York’s Classical Music Scene
Replies: 3
Views: 1303

Re: Rattle Defining New York’s Classical Music Scene

I spoke to Trumpy, he said his H1 Visa is being revoked asap. Keep Le Rat out of America.\
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Mozart complete edition
Replies: 20
Views: 2869

Re: New Mozart complete edition

nooooooo
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: I First Heard The 1st, 2d, and 3d Symphonies Of CH ...
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Re: I First Heard The 1st, 2d, and 3d Symphonies Of CH ...

This is like saying Led Zeppelin 1+2+4 are awesome, the rest is average.

Dulce and all of you need to address his cannon of work, not just the masterpieces.

Are any of you good enough to compete, no i thought not.
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The vote
Replies: 50
Views: 2752

Re: The vote

The popular vote is only the voice of those who voted. 47% of eligible voters did not vote. Many Democrats did not vote because 'their' candidate was not the nominee. If the vote had been for a Party, not an individual, what would the result look like? It's an outdated system, the Electoral College,...
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The vote
Replies: 50
Views: 2752

Re: The vote

I learned a new word for trumps supporters. "The Leaners" They lean over the bar/counter/table, and say quietly... "I'm actually thinking of voting for a Trump" That was his silent majority, they didn't admit to their support publicly, so they were ignored, they all switched from Obama to Trump. Cli...
by Chalkperson
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Two NYC Bus Suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: Two NYC Bus Suggestions

Riding the bus in Manhattan is great experience.
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: My Favorite Choral Piece Is The ...
Replies: 52
Views: 3648

Re: My Favorite Choral Piece Is The ...

jbuck919 wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:Percy Grainger
You should be whipped. ;)
I think he'd have enjoyed being keel hauled...

https://youtu.be/CxB5-d_DBHE
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first William Tell
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: Our first William Tell

It's the Autoerect on my iPad

I meant to type Meyerbore.
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mr. Tambourine Man
Replies: 32
Views: 2702

Re: Mr. Tambourine Man

I should add that Bob is nuttier than a fruit cake, seriously.
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first William Tell
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: Our first William Tell

Meyerboor.
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Sat Rossini Gems Prevented at the Met
Replies: 17
Views: 1309

Re: Sat Rossini Gems Prevented at the Met

I'm saying he could have sprinkled them discretely somewhere in the house, not the orchestra pit in full view.
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Orchestras . . . ON STRIKE
Replies: 10
Views: 1118

Re: Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Orchestras . . . ON STRIKE

My dear friend Elvis Costello cancelled his performance on Nov 1st in Pittsburgh, saying he cannot cross Musician's Union Picket Line.
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mr. Tambourine Man
Replies: 32
Views: 2702

Re: Mr. Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan has the worst 'wet fish' handshake in the world, but I was not put off.

We once had a conversation about the academics who study his work.

John F's reply reminded me of it.

"Hey man, i'm always looking for something to break, musically or poetically, you got any rules?"
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Met`s Italian in Algiers
Replies: 13
Views: 1269

Re: Met`s Italian in Algiers

Its called...

L'Italiana in Algeri

Boy, you folks from NJ sure are uncultured...
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first William Tell
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: Our first William Tell

Hymel is an unusual find, a true tenor heroique, with a voice that can truly live up to the demands of Meyerbeer. He has a solo album released recently that is outstanding: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Egb0lFiLL._SS500.jpg https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61HAZ...
by Chalkperson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: My Favorite Choral Piece Is The ...
Replies: 52
Views: 3648

Re: My Favorite Choral Piece Is The ...

Percy Grainger