| Movie/TV Board|| Philadelphia (1993) - GetCocky11 on 7/9/14 at 7:41 am|
I watched Philadelphia last night and enjoyed it.
I was only 4 in 1993, so I don't know about the impact this movie had at the time.
Was this movie a big deal? Did it actually help open up the discussion about AIDS?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Jersey Boys - Directed by Clint Eastwood - GetCocky11 on 6/2/14 at 7:51 pm|
About The Four Seasons.
Directed by Clint Eastwood and comes out June 20. Eastwood is such a solid director that I don't even care that this is a musical....
| Political Talk|| "Bloomberg: Universities becoming bastions of intolerance" - GetCocky11 on 5/30/14 at 9:06 am|
[quote]Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, delivering Thursday's commencement speech at Harvard University, criticized what he described as a disturbing trend of liberals silencing voices "deemed politically objec...
| O-T Lounge|| "Obese or Overweight People Top 2.1 Billion Worldwide" - GetCocky11 on 5/29/14 at 7:47 am|
[quote]About 2.1 billion people, or almost one-third of the world’s population, were obese or overweight last year, researchers estimated after examining data from 183 countries.
The estimated number of overweight or obese people almost tripled from 857 million in 1980, according to the analysis ...
| Political Talk|| NSA Surveillance - Where is the Outrage? - GetCocky11 on 5/22/14 at 7:45 pm|
I'm watching the Frontline documentary on the NSA Surveillance - "United States of Secrets."
Where is the outrage? Why are the people so apathetic to this gross violation of our rights?
Is nobody held accountable anymore in this country?
Will the programs ever be fully stopped, or will any...
| Movie/TV Board|| Many HBO series and miniseries now on Amazon Prime - GetCocky11 on 5/21/14 at 8:01 am|
Many of the HBO shows and miniseries are now available on Amazon Prime.
No Game of Thrones. Shows will not be made available until 3 years after airing, I believe.
Six Feet Under
Band of Brothers
| Political Talk|| Charlie Crist - Going to Win in Florida? - GetCocky11 on 5/8/14 at 9:39 am|
Is Charlie Crist seriously in a position to become Governor again, this time as a Democrat?
I find it hard to believe that Florida voters would vote for a guy who left the Republican Party simply because he was going to lose to Marco Rubio....
| O-T Lounge|| Pit Bull Interrupts College Softball Game, Rushes Field - GetCocky11 on 5/1/14 at 11:29 am|
[quote]Lookit the dog! What a happy dog. He really wants that glove. No wait, there's a better glove over there. Take that glove and run! Run free in the grass! Play with the people! They ar...
| O-T Lounge|| Diesel Automobiles OT's Opinion - (VW SportWagen TDI) - GetCocky11 on 4/9/14 at 7:13 am|
Wife and I are looking at the VW Sportwagon TDI.
Everything I read about diesel says that overall diesel is a better option than gasoline, especially for highway driving...
| Political Talk|| SC Bill Gives God Credit for State Fossil - Mixing Religion and Government - GetCocky11 on 4/4/14 at 7:34 pm|
There is a bill currently residing in the SC Legislature that was amended on Wednesday. Keep in mind, the bill is to make the Columbian Mammoth the state fossil after a letter from a th...
| SEC Rant|| Police searches inside stadiums - GetCocky11 on 3/30/14 at 12:27 pm|
So I was randomly patted down by an officer after I entered the USC baseball stadium. Was I just violated or are we supposed to submit to any search inside the stadium?...
| Political Talk|| Kiev Blamed for Blackout in Capital of Crimea - GetCocky11 on 3/25/14 at 8:07 am|
[quote]SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — A power failure plunged much of the Crimean capital, Simferopol, into darkness on Monday, the second partial blackout in two days, as the Ukrainian g...
| Political Talk|| Ukrainian soldier killed in Crimea base; PM says conflict is now military - GetCocky11 on 3/18/14 at 11:34 am|
[quote]Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday that the conflict in its Crimea peninsula, now under Russian control, had entered a military phase after an Ukrainian officer was killed in an alleged Russian shooting at a Crimea base.
"The conflict is moving from a political one t...
| O-T Lounge|| President's Day: Your Favorite President - GetCocky11 on 2/17/14 at 8:38 am|
James K Polk is high on my list.
He had a list of objectives, accomplished them in one term, stayed true to his pledge to only run once, and left office.
"No president w...
| Movie/TV Board|| Oscar Nominations Announced - GetCocky11 on 1/16/14 at 8:14 am|
This actually looks like a very solid list for Best Picture...
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
| Political Talk|| The Most Racist Thing You'll Ever Read - GetCocky11 on 1/9/14 at 7:52 pm|
[quote]21 Harsh Truths White People Don’t Want to Hear
1. Every true African thinks you are a cold, heartless, tyrannical, lying, devious, untrustworthy, manipulative, demonic bastard.
| Political Talk|| Michigan Passes "Rape Insurance" Bill - GetCocky11 on 12/13/13 at 11:37 am|
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/11/michigan-rape-insurance_n_4428432.html)]Michigan 'Rape Insurance' Bill Passes Into Law[/link]
[quote]Michigan lawmakers passed a controversial measure on Wednesday that will ban all insurance plans in the state from covering abortion unless the woma...
| More Sports Board|| World Cup Draw @ 11:30 EST - ESPN2/WatchESPN - GetCocky11 on 12/6/13 at 9:37 am|
[link=(http://espnfc.com/worldcup2014/draw?cc=5901)]Pots, Groups, etc. here[/link]
Didn't see a thr...
| Movie/TV Board|| Is Disney Killing Pixar? - GetCocky11 on 11/18/13 at 3:22 pm|
They were on fire for about 15 years up until Toy Story 3. The movies they put out were truly masterpieces.
Disney acquired Pixar in 2006. Is Disney killing Pixar?...
| Political Talk|| Right-to-Die/Death With Dignity/Physician Assisted Suicide - GetCocky11 on 11/18/13 at 8:36 am|
It goes by many names.
I watched a very powerful and emotional documentary on Netflix last night called "How to Die in Oregon." It follows people who decided to die under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act, the process and emotions involved, etc. It also talks about the fight to legalize the act i...
| O-T Lounge|| Blue Man Group - GetCocky11 on 11/15/13 at 7:50 am|
Anybody ever seen them? Are they worth seeing?
I'm trying to put together a weekend trip, and I noticed their tour dates may work out well with my plans....
| Movie/TV Board|| Blockbuster Finally Closing All Stores - GetCocky11 on 11/7/13 at 2:07 pm|
End of an era, officially
"Be Kind, Please Rewind"
[link=(http://www.theonion.com/video/historic-blockbuster-store-offers-glimpse-of-how-m,14233/)]Onion Spoof - Blockbuster Living M...
| SEC Rant|| New Flat Seam Baseball in 2015 - GetCocky11 on 11/5/13 at 6:39 pm|
I read that the NCAA will be moving to a ball with flatter seams for the baseball championship in 2015. I don't think it'll be exactly like the MiLB ball, but it'll be close.
| Movie/TV Board|| Letters from Iwo Jima - GetCocky11 on 10/19/13 at 10:27 pm|
Watched this for the first time in a long time this morning. What an excellent movie, definitely one of the great war films out there.
Using Japanese actors (as opposed to other Asians) and keeping it in Japanese adds that authenticity that takes it to the next level.
Clint Eastwood is a grea...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - GetCocky11 on 8/19/13 at 8:52 pm|
Is this movie worth a watch?
It wasn't exactly popular with the public, but it has good reviews and is considered one of the better westerns in recent memory by many critics....
| Movie/TV Board|| Independence Day 2 Set for 2015 Release - GetCocky11 on 6/24/13 at 9:47 am|
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/independence-day-2_n_3477713.html)]'Independence Day 2' Release Date Set For 2015[/link]
Could be a fun movie
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/23/will-smith-independence-day-2_n_3484969.html)]Will Smith Not In 'In...