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October 12, 2007

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Vitruvius

Right on time: http://tinyurl.com/2dm5cr

David

Heh. My, I was tardy one morning in March. For a moment I thought the graph was to display the level of general fabulousness.

Vitruvius

Alas, I tried writing a program to analyze the fabulousness time series, which as you know is a rather difficult axiological problem, given that beauty is in the aye of the beholder, de gustibus non est disputandum, &c, but my attempts to use it with this blog's data keeps producing a bus error - http://tinyurl.com/bxrf2

By the way, if anyone's interested, I updated my Collected Aphorisms list a few days ago, it's at: http://tinyurl.com/s4dlp

EBD

Warm thanks for the fabulous Vera Lynn song, David. It's a powerful antidote to a whole lot of things.

The Thin Man

EBD

"Nightingale Sang" is one of my particular favourites....

I have to say that I have recently gone back and actually "listened" to some of the WWII and post war songs without the prejudice of my teenage years when Dad would play them.

Vera sure could sing!

EBD

Like a pale bird.

georges

The Star Wars Trumpet performance is truly truly bizarre. I'm still in shock!

David

It’s the choreography that makes it work. That, and the, um, small harmonic discrepancy.

AntiCitizenOne

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqTi0ZFDawY

David

I rather like this one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eZBevXohCI

If only the entire franchise had been made in a similar vein…

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