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  1. Leo

    A Brooklyn Culture Mafia

    that new statesman article seems pretty spot-on.
  2. Leo

    A Brooklyn Culture Mafia

    that's the irony of spendy's thread title: few if any of the people he gushed over are in Brooklyn, or share what has become a BK ethos in the minds of some. actually not sure if he did it intentionally, tbh.
  3. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    yeah, but you still play. they probably haven't in 30+ years.
  4. Leo

    Depeche Mode

    I never connected much with the goth/stadium DM, but the pop singles are great.
  5. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    I'm sure you're the best squash player on dissensus, @IdleRich. and not just because you're most likely the only one.
  6. Leo

    Mass shootings

    surely there are some, if not many, mass shooters who have mental illness problems.
  7. Leo

    Harry Styles As it was

    He's partnered up with Olivia Wilde now, can't fault him there.
  8. Leo

    Mass shootings

    except that those organizations had political beliefs, however warped, that they were allegedly fighting for. these lone shooters usually have no guiding principle aside from blind hate or mental illness.
  9. Leo

    Isodea Festival 21st May, Barreiro (nr Lisbon)

    Is that Soroastra? I have their last album
  10. Leo

    Strange American Things.

    NRA annual convention in Houston this weekend a few hundred miles from today massacre of 14 school children. trump and ted cruz supposed to speak, let's see if they have even a small dollop of decency.
  11. Leo

    Harry Styles As it was

    The equivalent of Robbie Williams RE: Blair/Cool Brittannia
  12. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    I was actually pretty good up through teenage years. my high school had a tradition of really good teams, competed in state championships a few times and had a half dozen player make it to the college level. I was a decent outside shooter, and tall for my age. but I was always skinny, so...
  13. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    good luck tonight, @linebaugh. as a Celtics fan, I can attest that teams can bounce back. a 3-0 hole is tough to dig out of, but you never know.
  14. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    yes.
  15. Leo

    Dinner of the Day.

    Pimento cheese on Portuguese roll with some Maille cornichons on the side.
  16. Leo

    Alienated Man too clever for Modern Life

    I still think of "post office" when I see a mail carrier. the mind-numbing repetition, regardless of how much you deliver today there's another thousand letters piling in tomorrow. occasionally chuck a bag of undelivered mail into an empty field, what does it matter? just trying to keep your...
  17. Leo

    Decent house/electronic remixes of major label singles

    I could use an Erasure primer, who's up for it? Love early Depeche Mode and Yaz but stopped paying attention to Vince Clark after that. BTW, he must be rolling in the dough, read Erasure sold 20 million albums and had 24 top 40 hits in the UK.
  18. Leo

    Locker room talk: rolling basketball thread

    I used to be able to hang on the rim. couldn't quite get high enough to dunk, though (I will anticipate if your next question about how much higher you'd need, and say it would be at least wrist level). haven't played in years, not sure if could reach it now. your question about
  19. Leo

    A Brooklyn Culture Mafia

    Are you talking about Scarr's? Only been there once, at the start of covid in March 2020 (I remember because I was picking up a repaired CD player at Hi-Tech Electronics on Canal near Dimes, and it was the last indoor eating I did for many months to come), a cold weekday afternoon so pretty...
  20. Leo

    The Weather.

    and now three days at around 90 degrees, then back to mid 60s on Tues/Wed. as a friend says, "it's up and down like a whore's drawers".
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