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« Reply #1125 on: September 01, 2013, 09:07:47 PM »

I learned in the LA Times this morning that David Frost died. He did have a significant influence in my life, in that I learned about the power of satire. My brother always told me that my early attempts at it were sarcastic rather than satirical. I was a great fan of That Was The Week That Was (TW3 the American version) which came on before Jack Paar. There appears to be no existent recording of that program although the Tom Leher songs are still popular (in Russia).

This, I think, is the last TW3 from Great Britain. In keeping with the celebration of the March on Washington, this episode includes a reference to the situation in Mississippi, "I want to go back to Mississippi" sung by Millicent Martin. The l language is disturbing, but it would not have been surprising then (I can vouch for this).


The segment starts at 4:50. Expect to hear lyrics like:

"Where the Mississippi mud
Kinda mingles with the blood
Of the n----rs who are hanging
From the branches of the trees"

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"cutting up a chocolate-colored koon.”

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My memory at the time was Five, Six, Seven, Eight - We Don't Want to integrate.

My memory was that we were seriously sick.
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« Reply #1126 on: September 02, 2013, 03:42:19 PM »

I thought this was interesting. many of the icons in this church, even the iconostasis are carved out of the walls.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq4m28LQ2T8
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« Reply #1127 on: September 03, 2013, 11:49:44 PM »

Diego Ortiz, Alma Redemptoris Mater a 6 voci

A sublime piece of music conducted by someone I thought was Anthony Bourdain at first quick glance.
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« Reply #1128 on: September 04, 2013, 05:12:01 AM »

Don't know where to post it, as it's neither Slavic, nor Byzantine, nor Oriental chant:

Trisagion in Assyrian sung by EO using Georgian chant. Very interesting for me.
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« Reply #1129 on: September 04, 2013, 06:55:54 AM »

Don't know where to post it, as it's neither Slavic, nor Byzantine, nor Oriental chant:

Trisagion in Assyrian sung by EO using Georgian chant. Very interesting for me.

Wow! Thanks for sharing that!
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« Reply #1130 on: September 04, 2013, 07:08:33 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0rHTYvC54

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« Reply #1131 on: September 05, 2013, 07:02:16 AM »

Don't know where to post it, as it's neither Slavic, nor Byzantine, nor Oriental chant:

Trisagion in Assyrian sung by EO using Georgian chant. Very interesting for me.

That is very beautiful.
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« Reply #1132 on: September 05, 2013, 04:32:32 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0rHTYvC54

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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/christian-village-besieged-syrian-rebels-article-1.1446060

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But thank you very much for sharing this video, I especially like the shepherd talking about the Gibson's movie
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« Reply #1133 on: September 05, 2013, 04:45:48 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0rHTYvC54

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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/christian-village-besieged-syrian-rebels-article-1.1446060

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But thank you very much for sharing this video, I especially like the shepherd talking about the Gibson's movie

I found the statue of the Virgin at 0:21 interesting. They put the three stars on it.  laugh
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« Reply #1134 on: September 05, 2013, 04:59:36 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0rHTYvC54

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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/christian-village-besieged-syrian-rebels-article-1.1446060

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But thank you very much for sharing this video, I especially like the shepherd talking about the Gibson's movie

I found the statue of the Virgin at 0:21 interesting. They put the three stars on it.  laugh

Hadn't noticed it at first. Really interesting, showing the Orthodox spirit. I'm curious that Syrians and Lebanese are some exceptions among Orthodox regarding the issue of using statues of the Theotokos. Maybe it's an influence by Maronites  Huh
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« Reply #1135 on: September 05, 2013, 05:17:00 PM »


Hadn't noticed it at first. Really interesting, showing the Orthodox spirit. I'm curious that Syrians and Lebanese are some exceptions among Orthodox regarding the issue of using statues of the Theotokos. Maybe it's an influence by Maronites  Huh

Since Christians are a minority among Muslims, I believe the interconfessional boundaries between the Orthodox and the Catholics (Melkites, Maronites, etc.) are less emphasized in the Middle East.
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« Reply #1136 on: September 05, 2013, 05:30:04 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0rHTYvC54

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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/christian-village-besieged-syrian-rebels-article-1.1446060

Sad


But thank you very much for sharing this video, I especially like the shepherd talking about the Gibson's movie

A heartbreaking article.
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« Reply #1137 on: September 09, 2013, 01:19:47 PM »

Hope this hasn't been posted here before: Baby Got Book
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« Reply #1138 on: September 09, 2013, 01:30:21 PM »

Hope this hasn't been posted here before: Baby Got Book

How have I not seen this before? I want to give you a Christian side hug just for posting it...
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« Reply #1139 on: September 12, 2013, 03:56:14 PM »

"Joking Bad" - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Sort of dry in spots, but the cameos were great.
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« Reply #1140 on: September 16, 2013, 04:22:49 PM »

Beautiful ukrainian chant.  Smiley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WstFCkIDgMQ
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« Reply #1141 on: September 16, 2013, 06:45:19 PM »

Go Gadget Go!

Used to love listening to this while I played with Lego.  Cool
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« Reply #1142 on: September 16, 2013, 07:40:05 PM »

Beautiful ukrainian chant.  Smiley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WstFCkIDgMQ

Too much operah for me to like.
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« Reply #1143 on: September 17, 2013, 05:44:05 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nDiK3KwlOY

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« Reply #1144 on: September 17, 2013, 10:22:08 PM »

Beautiful ukrainian chant.  Smiley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WstFCkIDgMQ

maybe better for it to stay outside of church Wink
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« Reply #1145 on: September 18, 2013, 12:25:22 AM »

STUNNER!  Obama Entering Jerusalem Same Day As JESUS DID!

"We reported the facts, now you can decide."
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« Reply #1146 on: September 18, 2013, 03:28:49 PM »

STUNNER!  Obama Entering Jerusalem Same Day As JESUS DID!

"We reported the facts, now you can decide."
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« Reply #1147 on: September 18, 2013, 06:10:44 PM »

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« Reply #1148 on: September 19, 2013, 09:14:15 AM »

Trishagion in Finnish.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF8jYQ4RQp4
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« Reply #1149 on: September 19, 2013, 09:46:42 AM »


I think I have said it before, but I'll say it again. I LOVE Finland.
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« Reply #1150 on: September 19, 2013, 02:38:01 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcwTxRuq-uk

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« Reply #1151 on: September 20, 2013, 08:59:04 AM »

Ultimate Praying Championship always makes me laugh. 
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« Reply #1152 on: September 20, 2013, 09:16:33 AM »

Ultimate Praying Championship always makes me laugh. 

Love it!  I like this comment:
.Ignacy Pokorski 1 month ago

Actually people shown in the vid are of one branch of religion, namely eastern orthodox with little theological/liturgical differences between them. Their arguement is much more cultural.
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« Reply #1153 on: September 20, 2013, 09:24:11 AM »

If you pay attention to the scoreboard, the Greeks were ahead but the Armenians came from behind and attacked for the win.  Like that deacon at 1:51. 
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« Reply #1154 on: September 20, 2013, 09:28:38 AM »

For some reason, the combo score popping up for the omni-directional prostration gets me every time.
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« Reply #1155 on: September 20, 2013, 09:37:44 AM »

It is weird though to actually have already seen all those videos they have taken nitpicks out of , i guess there are not many orthodox videos out there though :p
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« Reply #1156 on: September 22, 2013, 02:14:05 PM »

DL in Finnish. With some Slavonic and Swedish.
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« Reply #1157 on: September 22, 2013, 03:21:27 PM »

I have never seen an orthodox bishop use a chasuble before.  Smiley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDYzkAVP07w
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« Reply #1158 on: September 22, 2013, 05:05:55 PM »

youve probably seen this 1

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I'm Greek and... I pissed myself laughing
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« Reply #1159 on: September 22, 2013, 05:45:37 PM »

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I'm Greek and... I pissed myself laughing

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« Reply #1160 on: September 22, 2013, 07:24:29 PM »

I have never seen an orthodox bishop use a chasuble before.  Smiley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDYzkAVP07w

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« Reply #1161 on: September 22, 2013, 08:09:41 PM »

I have never seen an orthodox bishop use a chasuble before.  Smiley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDYzkAVP07w

Lovely eye candy in this video.  Those vestments are interesting...I'm not sure if I prefer it to the regular phelonion in this sort of situation, but it's growing on me. 
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« Reply #1162 on: September 23, 2013, 02:28:33 AM »

John Elefante: "This Time"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdYPjpl5pI0

Former "Kansas" lead singer and producer John Elefante is using his newest single "This Time," to share the story of his adopted daughter's birth, and in the process, bring some attention to Online for Life (OFL), an educational non-profit working to rescue babies from abortion so they can live to make their mark on the world.

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« Reply #1163 on: September 24, 2013, 02:02:52 PM »

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My inner Protestant feels still somewhat uncomfortable with stuff like this. Thank God we aren't emperors' puppets anymore.
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« Reply #1164 on: September 24, 2013, 02:56:24 PM »

I have never seen an orthodox bishop use a chasuble before.  Smiley
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Of course. I meant I have never seen a contemporary bishop with a chasuble.
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« Reply #1165 on: September 25, 2013, 06:43:44 AM »

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My inner Protestant feels still somewhat uncomfortable with stuff like this. Thank God we aren't emperors' puppets anymore.

Your inner 21st century political correctness rather; Protestants revered their kings and princes. Cuius regio, eius religio and all that.
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My inner Protestant feels still somewhat uncomfortable with stuff like this. Thank God we aren't emperors' puppets anymore.

Your inner 21st century political correctness rather; Protestants revered their kings and princes. Cuius regio, eius religio and all that.

Not my Protestants. My parents are Pentecostals.
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« Reply #1167 on: September 26, 2013, 06:23:35 PM »

This continues to be one of my favorite Tom & Jerry moments.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5kAW1-CrMU
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« Reply #1168 on: September 29, 2013, 10:44:05 AM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY6tU5oip3c - an Egyptian song about Ramadan, presenting iftar. But see 2:10 Roll Eyes
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« Reply #1169 on: September 29, 2013, 03:33:41 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqoD55q9i_g

Orthodox Fashion Show-St. John summer camp 
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