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re: Bloomberg hired Fyre Festival promoters to make his campaign memes (theverge.com) submitted by eugene
drtom's reply 136 days ago

Anybody remember "The Selling of the President"? It got us Nixon.

re: deleted (self.animation) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 165 days ago

test

re: The Long, Lucrative Right-wing Grift Is Blowing Up in the World's Face (splinternews.com) submitted by eugene
drtom's reply 187 days ago

I wish everyone would read this and think about it.

re: Judy Collins Has a Time Machine (nytimes.com) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 206 days ago

Thanks for the added info. I was not aware of any of this.

re: Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom (youtube.com) submitted by eugene
drtom's reply 224 days ago

You are not alone, my friend.

re: A photographic look at art (demilked.com) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 256 days ago

Clever idea.

re: Brittany Howard - Stay High (Official Video) (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 297 days ago

Good stuff.

re: Sneaker Pimps - 6 Underground (Original) (youtube.com) submitted by sendmorechuckberry
drtom's reply 1 year ago

Listen to it more than once before you decide.

re: Adam Sandler THE REAL HISTORY OF BASEBALL (youtube.com) submitted by sportsguy
drtom's reply 1 year ago

Fun stuff

re: What's Going on in His Head? (nytimes.com) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 1 year ago

I've given up arguing with people who don't deal in facts, so I suggest reading this instead of trying.

re: Twilight Zone - The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (vimeo.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 1 year ago

This is one of my absolute favorite TZ episodes.

re: A Frightening Tale - SNL (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 1 year ago

I think I know this guy.

re: Julie Swetnick Accuses Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct, Alleges He Was Present During 'Gang Rape' (huffingtonpost.com) submitted by lyndonb
drtom's reply 1 year ago

I can't quite seem to remember where I put my calendar when I was 17.

re: Polarization in Poland: A Warning From Europe (theatlantic.com) submitted by eugene
drtom's reply 1 year ago

This is indeed a frighteningly true article. I would highly recommending reading it but not before bedtime. It will leave you sleepless.

re: In The Studio With Mychael Danna (youtube.com) submitted by donisthorpe
drtom's reply 1 year ago

Fascinating both visually and musically.

re: Top 10 Music Videos of All Time (self.music) submitted by jimi14
drtom's reply 1 year ago

Love the song "A Day in the Life" with or without the video.

re: Cinema Paradiso Trailer (youtube.com) submitted by donisthorpe
drtom's reply 1 year ago

I have seen it and loved it. It grabs what ever romantic bit you have left in your heart and caresses it until it comes alive. And to quote the above, "If you haven't seen it - do."

re: Newsroom Pilot Intro (youtube.com) submitted by donisthorpe
drtom's reply 1 year ago

This should be required viewing for all Americans.

re: Bank Fountain (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Love it!

re: Made You Look (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Very nice shot.

re: Senate Votes 52 47 Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules, May 16 2018 (c-span.org) submitted by hal9000
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Now, will Congress do the same?

re: OK Go - Upside Down & Inside Out (youtube.com) submitted by jimi14
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Fun stuff.

re: The ULTIMATE Introduction to Camera Lenses! (youtube.com) submitted by niepce
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Practical, concise and fun to watch. Great for anyone just getting into photography or film making.

re: 'The Sandlot' at 25: Why the '90s Cult Classic Will Live 'For-Ev-Ver' (thewrap.com) submitted by sportsguy
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Today is the beginning of summer! "You're killin' me. Smalls."

re: ‘Sopranos’ prequel film ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ on the way (torontosun.com) submitted by bogey
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Why am I dubious? I have a hard time imagining some of the initial cast members showing up as younger versions of themselves. I wish them luck, but.......I'll probably skip it.

re: Wittes and Rauch: Boycott the Republican Party (theatlantic.com) submitted by eugene
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Look what happened to Mona Charen at CPAC!

re: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer (nytimes.com) submitted by jeannie
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Excellent article - hard to deny the stats on this topic.

re: Trump's Medical Report (self.politics) submitted by boyfromnyc
drtom's reply 2 years ago

As a retired clinical psychologist, I, too, have always disdained armchair diagnoses without an actual evaluation. The phenomenon, however, seems to have increased significantly over the last decade with the rise in popularity of so-called television "psychologists" who are more than willing to share their diagnoses of people with whom they have never met.

Frankly, I think it is a big mistake. Arguing about a "diagnosis" only distracts from focusing on the behavior of the person in question and the outcomes of his/her behavior.

In the case of Mr. Trump, I would ask whether his behavior is harmful either to himself or to others. The majority of the public seems to agree with the latter, yet a small minority still supports him and accepts his behavior without question. Much more potentially harmful, however, are those who know his behavior is unacceptable yet support him to achieve their own ends. In clinical terms, they are "enablers" who continue to support unacceptable, possibly harmful, behavior despite knowing that it can be destructive.

In my opinion the diagnosis is secondary to the behavior which must be addressed. At this point an image of Tony Soprano comes to mind. In any case I would agree, we should "be afraid, be very afraid" but more importantly we should take action to insure that the inappropriate behavior is confronted and not enabled.

re: A Short History of Rock N' Roll (biggeekdad.com) submitted by jimi14
drtom's reply 2 years ago

This is a pretty amazing fete for any musician.

re: The best photographs of 2017 – by the people who shot them (theguardian.com) submitted by niepce
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Wonderful photos despite some of the sad subject matter. All of these are worth seeing.

re: Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama (npr.org) submitted by niepce
drtom's reply 2 years ago

What a job! Overwhelming and yet so rewarding - great photos.

re: Shortstop Carlos Correa proposed during the post-game ceremonies (streamable.com) submitted by sportsguy
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Very cool, but alas, no baseball till spring.

re: The ‘Real’ New York: Gritty Scenes Of New York Street Life In The 1970s (hankermag.com) submitted by niepce
drtom's reply 2 years ago

"Gritty" may be an understatement, but great photographs. Love the colors.

re: Game Two (self.sports) submitted by boyfromnyc
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Thanks, Vin.

re: NFL Protest (self.politics) submitted by boyfromnyc
drtom's reply 2 years ago

There are so many things to respond to here. The NFL has long wrapped itself in the American flag yet blithely violates one of the rules for its display by holding it horizontally in every stadium on opening day. But that is another issue.

The basic questions seem to be: Is there racial injustice in America? Is there racially motivated police brutality in America? Do black athletes have the right to protest? Do young men who make millions of dollars by "playing a game" have the right to protest? The answer to all of these should be, "Yes".

Is taking a knee during the playing of the National Anthem showing disrespect for the flag and the country? The answer probably depends on what you believe America and the flag should represent and whether it actually does.

Are there other platforms that the protests could take? Sure. Would they be as visible and get the same amount of attention? I doubt it. Would they upset as many people as they have? Probably not. Would they achieve anything meaningful? Who knows?

Perhaps football players, football fans and all the rest of Americans should be asking the real questions that spurred the protests in the first place. Maybe then America can get on with playing a game.

re: A Batter at the Plate (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Nice shot.

re: Sunset over O'AHU. (self.f8andbethere) submitted by tderby
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Love the colors.

re: Tiles for America (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Nicely done. It arouses my curiosity about many questions.

re: Lissie - Kid Cudi live cover - Pursuit Of Happiness (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

Very nice - worth more than one listen.

re: Smash Mouth - Pacific Coast Party (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

I watched this twice - once to see the video and a second time on phones with my eyes closed - not exactly my style of music but I liked it better the second time around.

re: Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer (washingtonpost.com) submitted by lyndonb
drtom's reply 2 years ago

So sorry to hear this for anyone. Good Luck, John.

re: Their Names - Burning Star (vimeo.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 2 years ago

For me the real test of good music is to listen to it as opposed to being led astray by a music video. Try "watching/hearing" this one with your eyes closed and then decide.

re: Stanley Kubrick Talks About Growing up & Learning Photography (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 3 years ago

This has already been said, but I wish it were longer. I'd love to hear how it led him to what he eventually created in his works.

re: Photography by J.M. Hoffman: Can You Tell The Difference? Part 1: Wildlife (photography.jm-hoffman.com) submitted by niepce
drtom's reply 3 years ago

Being in the market for a new camera, I found this pretty interesting; although I'm still researching.

re: The Beatles - A Day In The Life (youtube.com) submitted by jimi14
drtom's reply 3 years ago

50 years in the blink of an eye. Where have all the flowers gone? Thanks for being the Beatles.

re: Fishing Saved My Life! - YouTube Stars | N.O.D.R. | American Elements (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 3 years ago

Some absolute truths here whether you're into fishing or not. Love it.

re: Flowers & Stone (with story introduction) by Bettman & Halpin (youtube.com) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 3 years ago

"Good-bye, Cruel World, I'm off to join the circus. I'm gonna be a broken-hearted clown."

re: Flowers & Stone (with story introduction) by Bettman & Halpin (youtube.com) submitted by drtom
drtom's reply 3 years ago

Stephanie Bettman, the one on the left; interestingly just after I "shared" their video on FB, she sent me a "Friend Request". I am now "friends" with Stephanie, but more importantly I love her voice and their song writing. Share this with everyone you know.

re: Exposed Under the Sun (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 3 years ago

Nice shot.

re: Gotham Winter (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 3 years ago

A wonderful moody shot. You can feel the cold.