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Van Halen - Music Groups
I have to agree with the large number of voters who have said they officially unboned with their new CD, A Different Kind of Truth. I bought it as soon as it was released and have listened to it enough now to realize that Van Halen is officially back. I don't think they boned with Sammy Hagar because they put out some great stuff with him and they were able to take some of the classic tunes and adapt them to Sammy and took some old Sammy tunes and ramped them up to become Van Halen songs. Poor Gary Cherone tried his best and that one album with him sounded good enough. I just don't think that Eddie had long term plans with him. I'm just glad they patched things up with Dave, I just don't know know why they had to boot Michael Anthony. It was likely due to his association with Sammy. Anyway, if you don't have the new CD, get it. Van Halen is now unboned. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 21, 2012, 11:16 pm

Andy Griffith Show - TV Shows
George "Goober" Lindsey died today at 83. I have always felt he was one of the more under appreciated members of the stellar cast of The Andy Griffith Show. Goober and Gomer had a lot of funny moments in the early seasons. When Gomer left everyone tried to compare the character of Goober to Gomer but that's not entirely fair. Goober was just as funny in his own way and he had a lot to do with holding the show together in the later years, even after the character of Barney left. Goober even once traveled out to Camp Henderson to visit his cousing Gomer on an episode of Gomer Pyle USMC and if you haven't caught this episode you really need to. An intersting tidbit I ran across on the internet was an article about the back lot at Paramount where they did the exteriors for Andy Griffith and Gomer Pyle. Wally's gas station where Gomer and Goober worked was only a few feet from the barracks Gomer would occupy when he left for his spin off, Gomer Pyle USMC. When you watch an episode of Andy Griffith and it shows the filling station you see a line of trees behind it. Just on the other side of the trees are the barracks from Camp Henderson. George Lindsey had many memorable moments on lots of shows and movies but my favorite has to be in the last season of Andy Griffith, one of the color episode after Barney had left, and most thought that the show had lost its edge. There is a show called "Goober Goes to an Auto Show" that everyone must see. This gives you a unique perspective of really what Goober was all about. I won't give it away if you haven't seen it but make sure you do see it to see what this man was capable of and exactly where he did take the character of Goober. RIP George Lindsey. You did make a lot of people laugh. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 6, 2012, 5:41 pm

John Wayne - Celebrities
OK Soggy9000, you stated that John Wayne avoided military service during WWII and spent the rest of his career trying to make up for it. According to his bio he originally applied to the Naval Academy but was turned down. He then went into acting and when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entered the war he was already 34 and married and wasn't likely to be drafted. He then wrote to John Ford asking to be placed in his military unit but the studio got wind of this and threatened to sue him for violating his contract. He did spend the rest of his career supporting the troops, not because of guilt from having not served, but from pride for all they did for him. Next time you post a comment please try to get the facts straight. The link to all this information was right here on the entry. The Duke didn't bone. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 2, 2012, 11:18 pm

Monkees, The - TV Shows
Why can't you see the Monkees on TV anymore? This was one of the earliest and most innovative shows on TV. The Monkees were given scripts, then allowed to add, change, and improv most of their lines anyway. The two seasons are available on DVD and I highly recommend them. You'll be surprised how many times you see the guys obviously making up stuff off the top of their heads, and a lot of this improv made it because it was funnier than the original script. They couldn't bone because they only went for two seasons. The network wanted to do a third but the group didn't want to continue in the same format and decided to do specials and movies instead. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 2, 2012, 4:07 pm

Republican Party - Random Topics
Right on about the Rino's. Mitt Romney is just the latest in the string of Republican candidates too concerned with attracting independents. Obama will easily win reelection in 2012 no matter who Romney picks as his VP. I like Marco Rubio but if he knows what's good for him he won't accept Romney's offer. Just ask Sarah Palin in case you forget what the media will do to you. Besides, he'll be able to run in 2016 and if early indications pan out, his competition will be Hillary Clinton. By then the country will have had 8 years of leftist policies and will be looking for a change. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 28, 2012, 4:49 pm

AC DC - Music Groups
AndyC got it pretty much right here. These guys haven't changed their sound to try to keep up with the times. They consistently put out solid record after record. Their latest, Black Ice is still just as hard, and good, as some of their earlier stuff. My favorites AC/DC albums are: Black in Black, Highway to Hell, The Razors Edge, and the double live CD, not necessarily in that order. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 20, 2012, 11:37 pm

Dick Clark - Celebrities
I just heard that Dick Clark died today of a heart attack. He was living proof that you don't need to sing or pick up an instrument to have an impact on the music industry. He discovered more stars than Galileo. RIP old friend. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 19, 2012, 4:38 pm

Munsters, The - TV Shows
To whoever started the category that this was a rip off from the Addams Family; both ran at the same time. The Addams family actually aired 6 days before the Munsters. I don't think 6 days would be enough for someone to see a show, write scripts for their own show, cast the show, get funding, produce and film and get it aired. If you think it boned for any other valid reason, fine. They simply didn't have time to copy the Addams Family period. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 19, 2012, 11:52 am

Ramones, The - Music Groups
VeritechRyan, I'll explain. You asked why they are considered so great when all of their songs sounded the same. Their songs all sounded like the Ramones and no one else. It's originality and that's something lacking in many bands today. Bands today sound like each other. Bands today could only hope to sound like the Ramones. They rocked and never boned. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 15, 2012, 4:52 pm

Munsters, The - TV Shows
I always felt there were two kinds of people, those who like the Addams Family and those who like the Munsters. Personally I've always been in the Munster category. I know they changed up the Marilyn character a few times but her role was really minimal, the ugly duckling of the family. I simply thing the chemistry between Herman and Grandpa was more than enough to counteract any shortcomings the series may have had. As I stated earlier they were only on for two seasons so there couldn't be enough time to bone. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 14, 2012, 11:42 pm

Three Stooges, The - TV Shows
If anyone should see the new movie, please don't start a reason here that the movie caused them to bone. Instead, start a new topic altogether and call it The Three Stooges (2012) or something. I hate seeing new actors cause a classic series to bone. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 14, 2012, 3:03 am

Rush - Music Groups
Rush has consistently done what few other bands have managed to do. Be unique. Rush doesn't follow trends, they make trends. They don't worry about what the latest sound is and try to imitate it. They don't bone, they roll the bones. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 14, 2012, 2:54 am

M*A*S*H - TV Shows
Reading over the comments and reasons for boning, quite a few people think MASH boned for quite a few various reasons. They cite Col Blake dying and everyone from Radar to Trapper and Major Burns leaving. As I stated way back in an earlier comment, this is a military unit and moves do happen. Furthermore, this is wartime so deaths happen as well. I absolutely loved the first three seasons when they had Trapper, Burns, and Col Blake, but I think the replacements worked because each didn't try to replace the character. Col Potter was a career soldier vs. Col Blake who was a draftee. Winchester was an uppercrust snobby Boston native vs. Burns who was a butt kissing career soldier, and BJ was more of a family man and father vs. the freewheeling Trapper. Klinger wasn't as funny when he took off the dresses and started playing soldier. Poor Hawkeye, Hotlips, and Father Mulcahey couldn't leave Korea if their lives depended on it. All in all though, for an eleven year show I'd say they kept it pretty fresh with the scrips and didn't seem to rehash ideas. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 14, 2012, 12:19 am

I Dream of Jeannie - TV Shows
Another classic that hasn't been on TV Land or anywhere else for years now. I think a few people need to go reread the reasons for boning the fish which were carried over from the old jump the shark days. Boning means the show has run it's course and they ran out of ideas which is why they usually marry someone off, or a new kid shows up, or they move, or maybe jump over a tank with a shark in it. One of the categories on this show is the fact the censors wouldn't let Barbara Eden show her navel. That wasn't her decision, it was the television censors. That is not a valid reason for boning. You could say her and Tony Nelson marrying is a reason, or maybe the color episodes, or the 4th season or something like that, but the navel censorship. That's like saying Barack Obama boned the fish because he's black, or John Goodman boned because he's a man. Get it? -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 13, 2012, 11:19 pm

Green Acres - TV Shows
An absolute classic that never boned. A classic "fish out of water" formula with two theories. One was that since Lisa never wanted to move to the farm, she recruited the people of Hooterville to do what they could through bizarre behavior to drive Oliver crazy so that he would give up his dream of being a farmer and move back to the city. The second theory is that all of those things really did occur. Arnold the pig really did communicate with everyone. Mr Haney really did happen to show up with exactly what you needed on his truck. Personally, I like the second theory. It's a lot more fun. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 10, 2012, 1:19 am

Gomer Pyle USMC - TV Shows
An absolute classic that I haven't seen shown anywhere for at least 10 years. Luckily all episodes are on DVD and in my collection I might add. I don't think this show ever came close to boning at all. Of course it's not a true representation of the Marines. It was never intended to be. The strict environment of the Marine Corps served as a contrast to the character of Gomer Pyle. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 10, 2012, 1:14 am

Beverly Hillbillies - TV Shows
A classic "fish out of water" sitcom. Great acting, great scripts, what more can you say? It's really everyone's fantasy to come upon a huge sum of money and move into a mansion. The show ran a little thin on ideas the last couple of seasons but it's still better than nearly every show in prime time today. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 10, 2012, 1:10 am

Cannonball Run, The - Movie Series
I don't think you can bone when you really don't take yourself too serious in the first place. These guys looked like they drank all day during filming and made up stuff as they went along. I don't think they were thinking Oscar at any point. It would have been fun to be on that set. No boning here. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 9, 2012, 11:22 pm

George Carlin - Celebrities
Somewhere in the world there is the world's worst doctor and somebody has an appointment with him tomorrow. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 9, 2012, 6:01 pm

Hawaii Five-O - TV Shows
Lrbloom, I was talking about the description. Anyway, I just don't think it's fair for any show to be victim to a silly remake. Say what you will about an original show but once they wrap it should be a done deal unless the original actors are coming back. I tried watching the new one and I didn't make it through an episode. The new version has nothing to do with the old one except Hawaii. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on April 8, 2012, 6:10 am


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