9:20 pm January 29, 2010, by David O'Brien
January 31st, 20107:08 pm
“Who knew- nolie was a hippie” CB
I take it you two didn’t like John Rocker?
January 31st, 20107:09 pm
TnBrian, I take it you did?
Tom – according to the expert on such things – “During A Fistful of Dollars, the character is referred to as “Joe” by the undertaker, and Eastwood is also credited as “Joe.” In For a Few Dollars More, he is called “Manco” (Spanish: “one armed”), referring to the way he does everything left-handed except for shooting. In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Tuco usually calls him “Blondie”. In a scene cut from the international version, a Union Captain asks his name, to which he responds with an “Uhh”, imitating Tuco, and the conversation moves elsewhere.”
Toby Keith and Tommy Hanson – Twins?
January 31st, 20107:10 pm
what else could we say?
nolie, assuming it’s the same character for all 3, his name is Joe Manco. Even if the character is different in each, his name is Joe, in “A Fistful of Dollars”, and Manco, in “For a Few Dollars More”. (”Blondie” in “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”)
January 31st, 20107:11 pm
You seem pretty optomistic about the 2010 squad….
I think we have too many If’s, and I do not like the T. Psycho signing….
January 31st, 20107:13 pm
Tom – wow – even got the old pre-post, although I read your last comment before posting…
January 31st, 20107:14 pm
Put on a little GROVER after two hours of shoveling snow. MANHATTEN in hand, and slowly drift off into oblivion. Ain’t life grand?
January 31st, 20107:15 pm
Good win for the Tribe.
Our Q-back recruit split to C-Ville after finding CORP on the scene. Hope he’s the real deal.
Heath – Tribe finally pulled one out – scored the last 11 from the free throw line, winning by 3…
January 31st, 20107:16 pm
My last three posts have posted three minutes before I typed them.
January 31st, 20107:17 pm
richbrave – maybe Mike London also had something to do with that…
Heath – we had an 11 point lead, and let Drexel go on a 12-0 run, but hung on…
January 31st, 20107:18 pm
January 31st, 2010
Yee-Haw good buddy.
January 31st, 20107:19 pm
If Hanson’s Act II is like every play’s Act II, I think we’ll be sufficiently happy.
I just met Ozzy Osbourne at his book signing, he’s kind of an idiot. But still very cool…
January 31st, 20107:20 pm
I don’t doubt you at all on any potential Braves-Damon stuff. I’m just a little surprised it hasn’t rippled through the rest of the baseball world.
CB, no, Rocker was one ignorant fool and probably still is. I’ll admit, I liked the fire he brought out there, especially in Shea Stadium. But, once he opened his mouth ….
Not at all concerned about the change of heart. No doubt, LONDON had a great deal to do with it. But SCOTT is a master recruiter. No my concern is whether AARON can play big league ball or not. JOHN LOEB is the holdover, and not particularly well thought of football-wise around campus. Of course, the coachs talk him up, and if CORP’s hurt he’s the guy. Off what little play I saw from him, scary thought.
January 31st, 20107:21 pm
Is it just me, or is the baseball ASG about 10x more exciting than the Pro Bowl?
Holy schneikes, Clempson and Maryland are tied …
January 31st, 20107:22 pm
I just met Ozzy Osbourne at his book signing, he’s kind of an idiot
A living “Say no to drugs” poster he is
Jim, I’m glad you said pre-post, otherwise I would have missed it. Not usually in the habit of scrolling backwards (not until 2 – 3 am).
OK, that being said in your 7:09, why do they refer to him as “the man with no name”?
January 31st, 20107:23 pm
TnBrian,nothing wrong with fire- no room for the hatred and bigotry.
January 31st, 20107:25 pm
CB, I’ve been reading more than posting, but for the last week or maybe a little longer, I noticed this blog sometimes stepping into the “Twilight Zone”.
January 31st, 20107:28 pm
jeffrey d,the living part is the amazing part.
character is referred to as “Joe” by the undertaker, VJ
but the undertaker didn’t really know him so that wasjust as likely colloquial like bud or mac IMO
if you consider High Plains Drifter as a fourth No Name movie and none is listed in credits then we learn the name of his what, brother maybe?
TOM there are some arguments that they are not necessarily his real names, but he also plays a similar character in Joe Kidd
what is your rationale for the title?
January 31st, 20107:30 pm
January 31st, 20107:31 pm
Amen. He is a cool guy though, and you can tell he cares about his fans. The book is kind of poorly written.
January 31st, 20107:32 pm
I saw Ozzy at Ozzfest, both solo and with Black Sabbath.
I’m sure we are all nervous & atwitter over whose post this lengthy putdown applies to. Is it JJ or Cd or (gasp) me?
January 31st, 20107:34 pm
Now I’m a big fan of acappella/chorus vocal performances, but I find it hard to believe that those guys singing the national anthem were the best available. They were average at best.
I’ve left performances by the UGA acappella groups completely wowed and with goosebumps. And that’s just one local group. You can’t tell me that those 4 pretty boys were the best they could do.
January 31st, 20107:35 pm
Jurrjens – “Oh Sweet Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”…………….. Ossie Lives
January 31st, 20107:37 pm
CB, Lew & nOLIE,
You may remember seeing Janis on the Dick Cavett Show (1970)…
January 31st, 20107:38 pm
Tom – because he is never referred to by any particular given name, then? cabravesfan says “Hi.”
January 31st, 20107:43 pm
nolie, these movies are a lot older than I am. I never saw “Joe Kidd”. Was pretty young when I last watched any of the other 3. Before I watched them this weekend, I read about their story line. They were described as a trilogy, all directed by the same guy, and Eastwood’s character was referred to as “the man with no name”.
After watching the movies, I saw that he HAD a name. Especially, in “For a Few ….”. The sheriff told Lee Van Cleef’s character, that “his name was Manco”.
I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on this.
January 31st, 20107:44 pm
Hi right back. Are you back in the lineup?
January 31st, 20107:45 pm
Couch,thanks. There are a few performers who nobody else can touch- she has always been one for me.
January 31st, 20107:47 pm
Damon and Braves talks started a while back and we havent heard a peep about it since. With so many teams reported to be in the mix right now I dont see the Braves being interested in signing him with how tight our payroll is and so many other teams interested. But if Damon was a Pitcher i’m sure that wouldnt stop the Braves. Saito and Wagner were signed quickly and out of no where. So it could happen but i think our chances are very slim.
January 31st, 20107:48 pm
just because people called him by “a name” does not mean that it was his actual name – if he had one he opted not to share it with others…
January 31st, 20107:49 pm
That’s cool. We got there at 8am and there was, at least, 600 people there, we’re waiting for about 5 long hours before Ozzy even showed up. He shows up at 1pm, and we get into the building. Barnes and Noble sucks ridiculously mega much. Now it’s 3pm and we get close to Ozzy, the staff was just plain (insert curse word here)! They were really pushy. This one guy was acting like the mayor in the Wizard of Oz, I swear to god I thought he was going to say,
“Not nobody see Ozzy, not nobody, no nohow!”
Ozzy signed my books, and said, “I don’t know why… afafalafta” I smiled and nodded. We were done at 4:10pm.
There was about 1,200 people there, and he signed all of their books, most had 1+.
Can you imagine writing your name about 2,000 times?
Yeah- finally feeling normal…it only took about a week and a half to get rid of whatever I had…yuck
January 31st, 20107:52 pm
nolie & Jim
Both of your theories seem pretty sound. Again, it just seemed strange to me, to read that “no name” stuff first, then watch the movie and hear a name. I tried to research it, but came away unsatisfied. Therefore, I thought I’d take it to a higher power.
“Break it, take another little piece of my heart now baby……………….”
So did “THE ROSE” (NOLIE) do credit to Ms Joplin ???????????
cabravesfan,you threw VJ out?
January 31st, 20107:53 pm
I’m not a knee-jerk bleeding heart liberal. I have always believed in the death penalty and I’n a life long NRA member with all the attendant trophies and ribbons from every imaginable handgun shooting sport to prove it. That’s a bad combination if you get me riled.
January 31st, 20107:55 pm
Did you ever figure out what the hell it was you were talking about?
Very funny, clever Hokie…
January 31st, 20107:56 pm
Never saw it Doggy
I can’t throw him out…who would cook for me if I did? (Plus, I kinda like having him around )
jj where you been lately? Did your parents catch you staying up all night posting?
January 31st, 20107:57 pm
nolie, I’m a right-wing, but I think we can all agree both sides lie out the rear to get votes. We just personally agree more with the right. Do I really give a crap who gets voted in? No, because it’s all a silly game to me anyways.
Ellen married Portia deRossi? Seriously? Portia deRossi is gay?
January 31st, 20107:58 pm
It did stop raining here for now, but it is supposed to start up again this week
and my response to Tom actually posted before his…nice :/
January 31st, 20107:59 pm
just because people called him by “a name” does not mean that it was his actual name – if he had one he opted not to share it with others… —- Venice Jim
That’s true! I know for a fact, that in the movie “The Ten Commandments”, Moses real name was actually Joshua Schwartz.
cabravesfan, glad to hear it. Did it finally stop raining out there?
jj where you been lately? Did your parents catch you staying up all night posting?
January 31st, 20108:01 pm
I give up…
January 31st, 20108:05 pm
Gonna watch the Star Trek movie…like the guy that plays the new Spock in Heroes.
January 31st, 20108:07 pm
Heath – good movie. I never was a Trekkie but it is a good movie
January 31st, 20108:08 pm
She’s been gay. That’s old news.
January 31st, 20108:10 pm
Time to watch the Grammys- night all.
cabravesfan, it’s OK, I’m trying to remember to scroll back a bit, each time. I didn’t even think my post was going to make it. I hit “submit” about 10 minutes earlier.
January 31st, 20108:11 pm
LEW, back atcha. That was meant tongue-in-cheek. I should have added a smiley or something.
January 31st, 20108:13 pm
We are in the time warp out west where the Grammy pre-game is over, but we don’t get to see the Awards for three hours. However, if anyone is interested, all the awards they do not give out on the show are already posted at Grammy.com. DOB will be happy to see that Levon Helm won for Best Americana Album…
I am somewhere “right of Attila the Hun”, but I allegedly have a heart too and am all for free healthcare and free education……. go figure
January 31st, 20108:14 pm
JJ4Cy doesn’t seem to be ready for this blog. It takes a while to craft the art we do around here and the kid ain’t ready for the big time.
Bobby Cox is a nose picker!
18 Wheels of Love
January 31st, 20108:16 pm
Jurrjens, which Barnes & Noble? The wife did a signing at the big one in NYC back in Sept.
January 31st, 20108:20 pm
is the wife an author, 18?
I think that’s three Grammys for Steve Earle over the past several years, all in that same category — Best Contemporary Folk Album. Whatever that means. They had one category for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana album in the past, separated it this year. Good, since Levon and Steve both got to win a best-album category.
My girl Neko Case was very deserving, too, but she should just be in the best-album category, period. Of course, it’s the Grammys, so that can’t happen. Gotta be huge sellers, whether good or crap, to make the list.
January 31st, 20108:21 pm
tnbrian– easy on jj4cy. he’s only 10 years old. pretty amazing he can even type, ya know?
JJ, even the country’s leading linguistics experts have failed trying.
OK, seriously, I was replying to what you said in a post. Agreeing with you, actually. However, it came up near the bottom of the page. You, obviously, didn’t see it. I went back to copy and paste it for you. What I didn’t realize is that the words that I struck struck, didn’t stay struck. They appeared without the strike-line going through them. When you read that, it didn’t make any sense to you (how could it?).
I explained what had happened, however, that explanation didn’t show up until quite a while after. You were now really scratching your head. I had to get going to work, so I gave up on it. If you had, later, gone back, it would have made sense to you. (I think)
Very much a Steve earle fan. Good for him
January 31st, 20108:22 pm
nolie, yes. Tell your mom, wife or sister to pick up Traveling With Pomegranates.
January 31st, 20108:23 pm
Heavens to murgatroid!!!!!
…..struck struck, didn’t stay struck. They appeared without the strike-line going through them. When you read that, it didn’t make any sense to you (how could it?).
January 31st, 20108:28 pm
18 wheels–your wife wrote ‘the secret life of bees’? really? that’s yr wife?
January 31st, 20108:29 pm
…the secret life of bees was a decent movie.
January 31st, 20108:32 pm
better book, the Bees thingy
bombast, thy name is the grammys…
January 31st, 20108:34 pm
No, that is my wife’s mother.
Tom – not sure if you noted comments earlier in the week, but I’ll be heading to NYC sometime in the next 10 days – thought it might be tomorrow, but we have delayed…
January 31st, 20108:35 pm
bombast, thy name is the grammys… — jed
Ain’t that the truth? Just awful.
Beyonce’s gorgeous, but her music …
Looks like they caught him again
January 31st, 20108:36 pm
And while the Bees book is up there, the movie really did do the book justice. We were happy with it. It won some People’s Choice awards so that was cool. But the book is a freak of nature.
okay, close enough. still, wow. very cool. guess you dont dread family gatherings with her as yr mother-in-law.
18 Wheels – sweet heaven, you actually have a useful mother in law… gotta be a first… but tell her the fussiest reader in history, says she writes very well…………. FWIW…………….. IMO
January 31st, 20108:37 pm
I loved the movie – I’ll have to read the book too.
I watch the movies so I don’t have to read.
January 31st, 20108:39 pm
lol Heath, I’m normally the other way around. I’d rather read the book.
Actually they live live right down the road from us – and just the absolute nicest people you could meet.
January 31st, 20108:40 pm
Jim, yeah buddy, I’ve been monitoring your posts. I’m truly sorry about what your brother and family are going through. I last remember you saying that you thought you were flying to NY on Tuesday. Even if I’m not posting, I’ll be keeping an eye (and hope) out.
January 31st, 20108:41 pm
WTF is Pink doing?
January 31st, 20108:42 pm
18 wheels, sweet baby Jesus, I bet even DENTZ is proud right now
BTW – anyone see the Mel Gibson movie this weekend ??
I’ll be keeping an eye (and hope) out.
Ditto…hope everything goes okay, VJ. I’ll be thinking about you.
Van Morrison is great, but he’s no Lady GaGa.
January 31st, 20108:43 pm
Jim, we will pray hard for your family, I remember the other day what you wrote… tell him to give up, relax, GOD will do the rest
January 31st, 20108:44 pm
VJ, I second Tom’s 8:40. Hope for the best for your brother.
January 31st, 20108:46 pm
Thanks Dogs. The last 10 years have been pretty interesting to say the least. They’ve both just started working on their next books. Great writing in their blood.
You know the scene in Bees movie towards the end when May is braiding Dakota’s hair and talking about kissing boys and 7-Up cakes? The wife wrote that entire scene when the director needed an extra scene. My favorite of the film of course.
January 31st, 20108:48 pm
nolie-Nah, don’t much care HOW you knew her, just wondered if you’d been close enough to really have a first hand opinion of how bad the hygiene might have been. I assume you heard her perform? Was she good?
Never saw her, but saw Big Brother and the Holding Co. AFTER she died. They sucked.
January 31st, 20108:50 pm
pink’s performance: is it art or is it porn? you could make an argument for either. good lord…she’s been spending a lot of time in the gym….i’ll give her that.
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