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    All time favorites.

    List a favorite song, movie, or piece of art and why it it a favorite. Let's try to keep criticisms of others to a minimum.

    Song "Lucille" by B.B. King. Simple, straightforward blues song, chock full of great riffs, tells a great story, and longer than 4minutes.

    Play Original version of Alice in Wonderland with Pink Floyd's "The Wall" for sound. All while smokin a big fatty. Now that's entertainment.

    [This message was edited by Stratman on 09-17-03 at 01:08 PM.]

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    movie, Dumb & Dumber, 1994 w/ Jim Carey & Jeff Daniels... always a good pick-me-up because the humor is so stupid, you can't help but laugh.

    songs, most anything by Sara Evans or Alison Krauss. I have many other artists from various genres that I love, but these 2 rank at the top of my list for the most beautiful voices... always soothing when needed.

    ~ scott

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    Recent movie: About A Boy. Nick Hornsby writes such smart dialogue.

    Books: Coming Home and The Shell Seekers, both by Rosamund Pilcher. Smart, strong women in WWII England.

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    Originally posted by Stratman:

    List a favorite song, movie, or piece of art and why it it a favorite.
    Fave song: "Break My Stride"
    It's an 80's one-hit wonder by Matthew Wilder. It's a long story why it's my fave.

    Movie: I have a few:
    "The Sound of Music"
    A good movie with plenty of opportunities to sing along. My all-time fave.

    "Girl, Interrupted"
    Cool true story about one girl's mental health struggle. Great acting (I love Angelina Jolie) and plenty of things to think about.

    "The Silence of the Lambs"
    Another of my faves. It's what made me decide on this field.

    Book:
    Just finished "White Oleander." Awesome book, awesome movie.

    "Heaven" by V.C. Andrews. My fave novel. My fave series by her is the "Flowers in the Attic" series.

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    Favorite song-Can't Help Falling in Love (Elvis)

    Favorite Movie-Wuthering Heights (the old one with Laurence Olivier)

    Favorite Book-Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck)

    Bethany, I love the Shell Seekers too, as does my mom. I read the book long ago, and watched the movie a couple of years ago. Have you seen the movie? The mother was played by that lady from Murder She Wrote, who I'm not crazy about, but it was still good. Carol

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    Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption
    Favorite cartoon movie: Aladdin [Honorable Mention: The Lion King]
    Favorite musical: Cats
    Favorite song from a musical: from Hair, Age of Aquarius [Honorable Mentions: from Cats, Magical Mr. Mistoffeles; from Grease, Summer Nights; from Nunsense, Nunsense Is Habit Forming; many, many more ]
    Favorite artist: Dali
    Favorite pick-me up songs: too many to list, but they include Natalie Imbruglia's Torn, Lisa Loeb's Stay, and Jill Sobule's I Kissed a Girl.

    -Steven

    [This message was edited by Steven Edwards on 09-17-03 at 10:46 AM.]

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    Tiesto remix of Oakenfold's Southern Sun. Why? Lots of good times with that song, and it really is a sonic experience as it ramps up to higher levels.

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    Favorite Song: Stand by me - Ben E. King
    and My Woman, my women, my wife - Marty Robbins
    Favorite Scary Movie: The Ring
    Favorite Book: Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
    Faxorite Art: Starry Night - Van Gogh
    Other Favorite Movie: The Deer hunter

    Forgot one - Favorite Broadway Show: Angels in America

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    "Now the only healthy way to live, as I see it, is to learn to like all the little every day things."
    -Larry McMurtry

    [This message was edited by joyt on 09-17-03 at 08:55 PM.]

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