Shadow_head_joe

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  • joined Aug 24, 2012
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Doctor of Thinkology.

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FARGO: the finale

My placeholder post for last week's episode has 7 comments, which is more than one or two of my recaps got. So maybe it is for the best that I did not see tonight's conclusion to this limited run...

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FARGO: episode 7

I didn't see it tonight. It will likely be weeks before I do. In the meantime, if there is anyone left in Canisland who watched it and wants to chime in, the floor is now open... (Of course, I...

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FARGO: The Heap

Tonight's episode is the 8th out of 10. I'll try instant reaction posting again, meaning running to my computer during commercial breaks and blasting out a few thoughts. ACT 1 - Good start. ...

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FARGO: Who Shaves the Barber?

Most episodes of the Fargo miniseries have left me dissatisfied - admiring many of the elements but frustrated that they added up to less than I felt they should or could. But two episodes so far...

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FARGO: Buridan's Ass

Sorry, this is a day or two late. I didn't get to see this episode when it aired Tuesday night. And given the time we are all spending trying to keep up with the Love, Joerger and playoffs...

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FARGO: "The Six Ungraspables"

You know what? I liked this episode. This was the first hour that didn't leave me saying, "yes, but..." Maybe it's a function of me having to catch the 10:30 pm showing when I was totally...

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FARGO: "Eating the Blame"

Tonight I'll try running to my computer and typing out my thoughts during commercial breaks for this, the fourth episode of "Fargo." Seems like I'm always griping, so let me start with: Another...

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FARGO: "A Muddy Run"

Sorry for the delay in getting this posted, I've been very busy, out of the loop for days. I still haven't seen Sunday's "Mad Men," for instance. Speaking of MM, why is everyone suddenly talking...

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Fargo: "The Rooster Prince"

Still disappointed, still intrigued. My thoughts on the second episode of FX's new series follows, minus a plot summary. Given the very limited response to my recap of the pilot - and the fact...

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Wolves' Seasonal Milestones: #9 AKA Best Recent Ex-Wolf (BREW) Award

(MOTHER FLYNNING FLYNN! I just spent an hour researching, updating and formatting this post and the goddam iPad refreshed this webpage, which I had tried saving as I wrote, only to find it has...

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Fargo: "The Crocodile's Dilemma" recap

How far could Fargo go if Fargo could go far?In my precap for FX's new series, I had a number of questions, but they boil down to two main points: Will I like it? How will it portray Minnesota? ...

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Off Topic: "Fargo" Precap (with poll)

Tomorrow night FX premieres a new series based on the Coen brothers' 1996 film, "Fargo." What does this have to do with the Timberwolves? Nothing, other than the Minnesota connection. But in...

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Wolves Seasonal Mileposts: #8

Nine games left. This is the penultimate milepost. What more is there to say as this season limps to a close? Not much. I'll just update the season-to-date stats (below) and note that the poll...

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Report Card: Wolves v. Lakers AKA Season To Date Grades

Because 1 - I didn't see the game 2 - I only heard part of the 4th quarter on the car radio over the jabbering of while conversing with my wife 3 - Seemingly everything was easy for the Wolves...

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Wolves' Seasonal Mileposts: #7

The Timberwolves are now a game closer to the last playoff seed in the Western Conference than they were nine games ago. The problem is, even if they maintain that pace there are only 19 games...

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Proposed: Simple Change to Fix NBA Playoff Eligibility

The last time the Minnesota Timberwolves had a winning record was in 2004-05, finishing at 44-38. It was the 14th best record in the NBA that year - but 9th best in the West* and thus no playoffs...

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Wolves Seasonal Milestone: #6

The straw that broke the camel's back. Minnesota entered this last nine-game stretch a mere two games out of the 8th and final playoff spot in the insanely competitive Western Conference. But a...

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Prez Day BBall Trivia Quiz

In the Friday Cup of Coffee thread I posted a short quiz asking how many NBAers have shared a surname with one of America's first ten Presidents. PoohRubio responded with a suggestion for a...

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Wolves' Seasonal Milestones: #5

As we approach the All Star Break, the NBA season is more than half over. We've got a good handle on our Timberwolves: they are a team that has yet to live up to our expectations and to their...

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Wolves' Seasonal Milestones: #4

First, a question: where is our "Wolves of Wall Street" parody? Surely someone's done one by now - an E-6 work of art or a Cynical Jason log line? Anyone? Anyway... I am late with this milestone...

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Wolves' Seasonal Mileposts: #3

The Minnesota Timberwolves have played 27 games, or one third of the 2013-14 season. The first act is now over. The function of the first act is storytelling is to introduce the protagonist and...

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Wolves' Seasonal Mileposts: #2

Irrational exuberance. After the first nine games of this season the Wolves sported a 6-3 record and I, despite knowing better, projected they would match this record over their next nine games....

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Wolves Seasonal Mileposts: #1

82 is not a particularly convenient number for dividing into equal parts. Say a guy wants to look at the Timberwolves season at regular intervals and post a few stats. Every ten games is a round...

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SoCal Wolves Game Meetup: Sunday v. Lakers, 6:30 PM

Calling all CHers in the vicinity of Los Angeles - come drink beer and watch our Wolves take on the locals. Mr. Eggplant and I are in, who's gonna join us? Sunday, 11/10, 6:30 PM Bar Food, 12217...

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From 1 to 35,535: I Heckled Tom OR Anyone ISO a 33-year old guard?

Next up, with 391 minutes played for the Timberwolves in 2003-04, is a 6'2, 188 lb. guard out of Canton, Ohio, who is the second leading scorer in Bowling Green State University history.* * Random...

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From 1 to 35,535: Mark Randall Q&A

You might remember Mark Randall as a Kansas Jayhawk, since he lead the team to the 1991 NCAA National Championship game (they lost to Duke). He holds the Big 8's record for career FG% at .620. T...

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From 1 to 35,535: Avian Birds OR Former Timberwolves in Court, Part Two

I know that a lot of people dislike Christian Laettner. I also know that a lot of people hate any and all Duke basketball players. Our next profilee played college ball with Laettner, was his...

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From 1 to 35,535: Former Timberwolves in Court (this week) Part One

Do you remember this last second shot by Tate George in the 1990 NCAA East Regionals? George is currently on trial for fraud. Allegedly, he ran a Ponzi scheme that bilked Brevin Knight, Charlie...

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From 1 to 35,535: Rename Jello OR What's on draft?

Nearly 21 years ago, on September 25, 1992, the Minnesota Timberwolves traded Scottie Brooks -- now known as Scott Brooks aka the head coach of the Oklahoma Thunder -- to Houston for a second round...

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From 1 to 35,535: To Daddy OR barely an anagram

The only other possible anagram of our next player's name is: Toddy ad. In case you still can't name the Timberwolf who played 345 minutes at shooting guard for MIN in 2000-2001 before being...

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