GLoP Virtual Night Owl: We’ll Do It Live!

This past Saturday evening marked a seminal moment in the often sordid history of the mighty GLoP podcast: our first virtual Night Owl captured on video, recorded live in front of an audience of thousands, enforced upon us by the covenants of social distancing. This is the audio of the event (the video is here on Ricochet and behind the paywalls at The Dispatch and Commentary). As foretold by the elders, this podcast does contain some adult language, drinking, and juvenile jokes. In other words, it’s a GLoP.

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  1. kedavis Member

    I guess I’m a little puzzled why it took 3 days to get this up? Back before it was easy to get Meet The Press and Fox News Sunday audio podcasts, I used to get them for a friend of mine by recording the TV shows on a VCR and then playing the audio into a program that made mp3 files. And that was real-time, but it still only took a couple hours.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 6:40 PM PDT
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  2. Blue Yeti Admin

    kedavis (View Comment):

    I guess I’m a little puzzled why it took 3 days to get this up? Back before it was easy to get Meet The Press and Fox News Sunday audio podcasts, I used to get them for a friend of mine by recording the TV shows on a VCR and then playing the audio into a program that made mp3 files. And that was real-time, but it still only took a couple hours.

    It had nothing to do with technology. We held it back because we wanted to give the members and subscriber of the three sites some exclusivity with the video version of it before we released the audio to the world for free.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 6:43 PM PDT
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  3. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    The best blind character in a movie is Tom Sullivan in “If you could see what I hear” (1982) – its a true story of Tom Sullivan who was blinded as a toddler.

    What was the president’s lie about masks? I only heard one about masks being stolen – which Trump heard from Gov Cuomo, but nobody squawked when Cuomo said it. Like everything else Trump says, the media instantly changes their narrative as soon as Trump has a quote on it.

     

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    • March 31, 2020, at 7:02 PM PDT
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  4. kedavis Member

    And rather severely muffled audio too, especially Jonah.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 7:10 PM PDT
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  5. kedavis Member

    My nomination for best blind-guy performance in a film: Jason Bernard in “All Of Me,” starring Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 7:17 PM PDT
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  6. kedavis Member

    Blue Yeti (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    I guess I’m a little puzzled why it took 3 days to get this up? Back before it was easy to get Meet The Press and Fox News Sunday audio podcasts, I used to get them for a friend of mine by recording the TV shows on a VCR and then playing the audio into a program that made mp3 files. And that was real-time, but it still only took a couple hours.

    It had nothing to do with technology. We held it back because we wanted to give the members and subscriber of the three sites some exclusivity with the video version of it before we released the audio to the world for free.

    Oh, I thought it was the GLoP Culture Podcast, not the Dispatch/Commentary/Whatever (National Review?) Podcast.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 7:42 PM PDT
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  7. kedavis Member

    Re: Dream sequences: “Brazil”

    Re: condensing The Sopranos:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgBD94cs0T8

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    • March 31, 2020, at 7:59 PM PDT
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  8. Duane Oyen Member
    Duane Oyen Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Bigger question- why does Rob show with a cigar? I thought he was more into, er, some form of relatives of lucy-in-the-sky-etc. these days.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 8:02 PM PDT
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  9. kedavis Member

    Duane Oyen (View Comment):

    Bigger question- why does Rob show with a cigar? I thought he was more into, er, some form of relatives of lucy-in-the-sky-etc. these days.

    Maybe only when he’s visiting Central America, where he wouldn’t go to jail for it, if caught.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 8:12 PM PDT
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  10. kedavis Member

    Unfortunate drop-outs at around 1:18:45.

     

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    • March 31, 2020, at 8:31 PM PDT
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  11. WilliamDean Coolidge

    Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns were all slow paced, with long lingering shots and lots of space interspersed with the dialogue and activity. And I’d put “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly” somewhere in the top 25 list at least.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 9:28 PM PDT
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  12. kedavis Member

    WilliamDean (View Comment):

    Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns were all slow paced, with long lingering shots and lots of space interspersed with the dialogue and activity. And I’d put “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly” somewhere in the top 25 list at least.

    And aren’t these the same guys who criticized “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” for being “slow?”

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    • March 31, 2020, at 10:29 PM PDT
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  13. Al Sparks Thatcher

    With regards to “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”, and Rob Long’s jibe towards Jack Butler, I didn’t get the reference either, though I have watched Caberet, and when i watched the YouTube of that excerpt, I got it right away.

    So basically Rob, in a joking non-serious way, implied that Jack was a member of the Hitler Youth which was a double entendre, because Jack was accusing Rob, again jokingly, of being anti-Semitic.

    Rob is very good at comebacks, and that was masterfully done.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 10:51 PM PDT
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  14. Al Sparks Thatcher

    I’ll add that “Tomorrow Belongs to Me” in Caberet is a warning to whatever generation happens to be the youngest that their tomorrows, their choices, can go very badly however well intentioned they might be.

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    • March 31, 2020, at 11:01 PM PDT
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  15. kedavis Member

    Al Sparks (View Comment):

    With regards to “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”, and Rob Long’s jibe towards Jack Butler, I didn’t get the reference either, though I have watched Caberet, and when i watched the YouTube of that excerpt, I got it right away.

    So basically Rob, in a joking non-serious way, implied that Jack was a member of the Hitler Youth which was a double entendre, because Jack was accusing Rob, again jokingly, of being anti-Semitic.

    Rob is very good at comebacks, and that was masterfully done.

    But the whole recognizing-it-came-from-Cabaret-and-then-having-to-look-it-up-on-youtube kinda takes away from the effect, doesn’t it? Especially since they didn’t include Cabaret as an “essential American film.”

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    • March 31, 2020, at 11:03 PM PDT
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  16. RS711 Inactive

    I enjoyed listening live on Saturday. I made it through the first hour but with 4 kids I eventually had to drop off.

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    • April 1, 2020, at 1:03 AM PDT
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  17. rev1917 Inactive

    Somehow JPod is correct and Rob wrong about Pardon Mon Affaire, the original French title is ‘Un éléphant ça trompe énormément’. – Just in case someone wants to practice their French in this time of lockdown.

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    • April 1, 2020, at 3:38 AM PDT
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  18. rev1917 Inactive

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Oh, I thought it was the GLoP Culture Podcast, not the Dispatch/Commentary/Whatever (National Review?) Podcast.

    I watched live with a Ricochet membership, you had to register to receive the link.

    Btw, is zoom really the best option for these?

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    • April 1, 2020, at 3:47 AM PDT
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  19. Fresch Fisch Member

    Ivy League Brown Football?

    How about former MN Viking Steve Jordan?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jordan_(American_football)

     

     

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    • April 1, 2020, at 6:46 AM PDT
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  20. Al Sparks Thatcher

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Al Sparks (View Comment):

    With regards to “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”, and Rob Long’s jibe towards Jack Butler, I didn’t get the reference either, though I have watched Caberet, and when i watched the YouTube of that excerpt, I got it right away.

    So basically Rob, in a joking non-serious way, implied that Jack was a member of the Hitler Youth which was a double entendre, because Jack was accusing Rob, again jokingly, of being anti-Semitic.

    Rob is very good at comebacks, and that was masterfully done.

    But the whole recognizing-it-came-from-Cabaret-and-then-having-to-look-it-up-on-youtube kinda takes away from the effect, doesn’t it? Especially since they didn’t include Cabaret as an “essential American film.”

    It kinda does. I still garnered enjoyment of it after looking it up. And maybe Jack did too, if he had to look it up.

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    • April 1, 2020, at 6:34 PM PDT
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  21. Al Sparks Thatcher

    rev1917 (View Comment):

    I watched live with a Ricochet membership, you had to register to receive the link.

    Btw, is zoom really the best option for these?

    I don’t know. Do you have something else in mind to compare?

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    • April 1, 2020, at 6:36 PM PDT
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  22. Aloha Johnny Member
    Aloha Johnny Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    What drink did rob have? Sounded good but I forgot what he called it.

    I remembered now!

    https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1015308-the-boulevardier

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    • April 1, 2020, at 6:56 PM PDT
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  23. LibertyDefender Member

    How could the GLoPsters – and @jackbutler – forget the name of Edna Mode?

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    • April 6, 2020, at 8:00 PM PDT
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  24. LibertyDefender Member

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Re: condensing The Sopranos:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgBD94cs0T8

    I must have watched that sketch on YouTube a dozen times before I realized it’s not James Gandolfini.

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    • April 6, 2020, at 8:07 PM PDT
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  25. kedavis Member

    Actually, the movie Rob mentioned is “The Woman In Red,” not “The Lady In Red.”

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    • April 7, 2020, at 2:24 AM PDT
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  26. kedavis Member

    LibertyDefender (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Re: condensing The Sopranos:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgBD94cs0T8

    I must have watched that sketch on YouTube a dozen times before I realized it’s not James Gandolfini.

    But that was really Vincent Pastore, wasn’t it?

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    • April 7, 2020, at 2:25 AM PDT
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  27. kedavis Member

    Jonah: “Everyone would be more consistent than Donald Trump!”

    Really? Has he ever MET the Democrats?

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    • April 7, 2020, at 3:35 AM PDT
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  28. kedavis Member

    Re: Punishing Children…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WIi-i_FcnE

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    • April 12, 2020, at 2:38 AM PDT
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  29. Kevin Member

    I was listening to this podcast and got to a part where I started to think…”Please don’t do it. Please don’t make a world wide pandemic with thousands dying, millions out of work, and so many lives disrupted somehow about the persecution of Jews.” But they couldn’t help themselves and we get a bunch of comments that the goyim just skip through marveling at the amazingly self-centered view of the world.

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    • April 17, 2020, at 1:08 PM PDT
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  30. Arahant Member

    Good show, especially the @jackbutler abuse.

     

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    • April 21, 2020, at 1:33 AM PDT
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