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re: Animal farm/ Brave New World/ Fahrenheit 451 - Loubacca
You might as well add 1984 to your list too....
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re: Downeaster 'Alexa' - Billy Joel - Loubacca
Good tune. Other good tracks: I Go To Extremes Shameless (Garth Brooks remade) Leningrad...
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re: Good Western Books - Loubacca
[quote]There's a series of books about a Sheriff in Santa Fe and surrounding New Mexico. I haven't read them though; maybe someone can chime in?[/quote] This is the Kevin Kerney series by Michael McGarrity. I would recommend them. It doesn't really fall into the western genre. For that, check ...
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re: This might be a silly question, but how do you track contemporary good literature? - Loubacca
I think Michael Chabon might be an author you need to check out....
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re: Just reread the grand inquisitor chapter from BK, just wow - Loubacca
I remember when I read this book, I was cruising through it and enjoying it, but not really getting the hype. Then I read the Grand Inquisitor. I went back and read it 2 more times and the book got elevated to a new status. I still enjoy reading it from time to time. ...
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re: Good Western Books - Loubacca
[quote]I would recommend Michael McGarrity’s The American West Trilogy. It isn’t Lonesome Dove but it’s pretty good. His Kevin Kerney series is also good. It’s more of a modern western.[/quote] another vote for these books...
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re: Who here has had their Instant Pot change your way of life? - Loubacca
It's great for making Pho or Bun Bo Hue. You can get that rich broth in 1.5 hrs....
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re: Recommend a book for my 10 year old boy? - Loubacca
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen My 10 year old knocked it out yesterday. I didn't hear from him all day....
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re: Favorite Live Album? - Loubacca
Galactic - Live at Tipitina's...
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re: Your favorite absurd books? - Loubacca
I enjoy Christopher Buckley....
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re: 15 yr old teen intruder shoots, kills 74-year-old woman( Baton Rouge) - Loubacca
The house that he ran to after being shot should have finished the job on that little shitstain....
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re: Excellent Non-Fiction Book Suggestions - Loubacca
Ghost Wars by Steve Coll - Really great book that outlines some of the things that led up to the creation of the Taliban and other radial Islamic factions in Afghanistan. The book is pretty long but stays interesting throughout. The Bin Ladens by Steve Coll - This is a good look into the Bin Lad...
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re: "Don't Worry BR... You are safe" -Mayor Sharon - Loubacca
It's her constituents that are involved so maybe she just doesn't think they are important enough to register on her "average citizens" radar. Regardless of the stats and "anomalies", the perception is that she is leading this ghetto paradise down to the bottom. ...
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re: Tell me about Treasure Island - Loubacca
It was also the first real book I ever read. The old Disney movie was great too....
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re: Prairieville man arrested after authorities seize 29 pounds of marijuana - Loubacca
[quote]because if they dont, BR police will steal the drugs and rob them and then sell the drugs themselves through protected drug dealers[/quote] They are amateurs compared to Jason Ard....
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re: City of St George and how it affects things like ’Live after 5’ - Loubacca
[quote]BR wants to stop wasting St George money on Live At Five and they can start charging a cover.[/quote] I'm pretty sure this is put on by the downtown merchants not the city, so I don't know why it would matter where you are from....
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re: Top 20 most common Cajun last names in Louisiana - Loubacca
Suprised no Gremillion I love hearing my co-workers from out of state try to say Franchebois...
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re: Do you LA baws consider BR to be a shithole? - Loubacca
The crappy thing about Baton Rouge is that the suburbs are crappy too. ...
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re: Sherwood Forest Neighborhood - BR - Loubacca
[quote]STM is still a good school. Although, the numbers are dwindling and Asian families are taking over.[/quote] This school has increased enrollment this year and it is doing just fine. There is nothing wrong with Asian families. Their kids are a lot smarter than yours and have kept the scor...
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re: Main Event BR - Loubacca
[quote]Exactly, the quarters on Sherwood does fine and has been opened for a while.[/quote] I must say that I was pleasantly surprised when I went to a kid's birthday party recently. The place was clean and all the machines worked. There was no culcha to be found in the place. I would imagine ...
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