Maurice Strong
April 28, 2005 9:10 PM   Subscribe

Some people call me the space cowboy. Yeah, some call me the ganster of love. Some people call me Maurice.
posted by thedailygrowl (16 comments total)

 
GAWD! I HATE that friggin song.
posted by HTuttle at 9:17 PM on April 28, 2005


While it's a bad song (iyhmo?), it did get me laid one time, so I've got a soft spot for it.

As for the links, scanning them doesn't tell me anything - can I ask for a pony? Can you sew on the reason for the links in the FPP for us drunks when FPPs are knitted?
posted by PurplePorpoise at 9:51 PM on April 28, 2005


iyho? that is
posted by PurplePorpoise at 9:52 PM on April 28, 2005


Er, I take it that you were performing it, PP, in a band.

And has that adequately offset all the booing and throwing of objects?
posted by dreamsign at 9:56 PM on April 28, 2005


Cool stuff tdg. An environmentalist, socialist, senior advisor the world bank, a former Rockefeller protege, operates a 10,000 acre ranch-commune-cum-UFO hotspot in Colorado. Strange business, but I go for the tinfoil stuff.
posted by tomharpel at 10:11 PM on April 28, 2005


Thanks for putting this together,I enjoy Jeff Well's knitting.
This valley in Colorado is unspeakably beautiful .
The hot lithium water,attracted visitors for thousands of years,few people can actually live out there.
posted by hortense at 10:28 PM on April 28, 2005


I've always wonder what the "The Pompatus of Love" meant. Wikipedia provides the answer.
posted by Dag Maggot at 11:23 PM on April 28, 2005


I like this post. It's just elliptical enough without being obtuse, while tying recent news stories together with fascinating context for a fun and interesting package. Bravo, thedailygrowl.
posted by mediareport at 12:15 AM on April 29, 2005


I read Wikipedia's link and The Straight Dope's (off of the Wikipedia page), and now I know even less about the pompatus of love than when I started.
posted by alumshubby at 3:46 AM on April 29, 2005


I *like* that song. I hated it when it came out, but I've since married a girl to who I like to say, "I really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree-ee-ee!" (They really are nice peaches and any excuse to shake her tree is welcome.)
posted by Doohickie at 4:06 AM on April 29, 2005


to whom
posted by Doohickie at 4:06 AM on April 29, 2005


Hmm...seems like Findhorn, where Scotland's space cowboy Mike Scott rules the aesthetic roost. Only with bigger hills and no midges. Probably snakes though.
posted by shetlandic at 5:04 AM on April 29, 2005


An interesting post. I fear that few actually read your links, however, getting distracted by the (overly-clever?) lyrical way of presenting the information.

". . .But the neocons may themselves have been played, and too blinded by their imperial overreach to know they've become useful idiots of another agenda which will mean America's ruin. An agenda which intends to reboot the world."
http://rigorousintuition.blogspot.com/2005/04/some-people-call-me-maurice.html.


I had never heard of this guy. Fascinating.
posted by spock at 7:08 AM on April 29, 2005


Very, very interesting. I used to know a woman who spend a lot of time at Baca (looking for UFOs, IIRC) but I never knew that the people who ran it were the UN Strongs. Weird. thanks tdg.
posted by fshgrl at 8:50 AM on April 29, 2005


Fascinating stuff.

But in a world where Sun Myung Moon owns the number one conservative newspaper in the US, I'm ready to believe anything.

Except the UFO part.
posted by maggiemaggie at 9:01 AM on April 29, 2005


But the UFO is the most credible part.
posted by Doohickie at 10:36 AM on April 29, 2005


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