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Comment Archives: Slideshows

Re: “2010 Flood

aa is right, SOME of these pictures show alot of damage, but there isn't enough photographers at the Scene to fully cover the flood damage. Tdurant, I want to know where you live. Obviously you don't live around or near the flooded areas. These pictures look better, but youtube is the best place to go for info on the extent of the flood damage.

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by hamblinm on 05/07/2010 at 9:50 AM

Re: “2010 Flood

AA is an idiot. This pictures are beautiful depictions of before, during and after.

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Posted by tdurant on 05/06/2010 at 2:11 PM

Re: “2010 Flood

With a couple of exceptions, these photos are really lame. They hardly convey the magnitude of the flood. A guy with a manhole cover, a turtle crossing the road...oh, the humanity! Regular people with cheap cameras took much better photos than these. Is this really the best you could do?

3 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by AA on 05/06/2010 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

Andrew J- blame it on PBS kids for introducing the tots to Vampire Weekend. Their use of "A Punk" has opened the door for a younger generation of hipsters. Even my 3 year old is on the badwagon. Although her favorite song is "Oxford Comma."

Posted by Mich on 04/26/2010 at 9:14 PM

Re: “2010 Nashville Film Festival

Nashville Scene folks:
What's the use of looking at 24 slides if there are no cutlines. I have no idea what I'm looking at without some sort of description. Love the idea behind the slides but this missing informations is significant.

Posted by silence_dogood on 04/19/2010 at 8:25 AM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

1 to 2 sentences underneath photos of a decent live show are no place for critique. A majority of these comments are dripping with snobbery, which only undermine the talent of the band, the credibility of the Nashville scene, and most importantly, the unspoken beauty of the Ryman Auditorium. Badly critiquing a show is fine. It will not bring back the band, ever. Congratulations. But, when I go to the Ryman, I expect to see class. And the same should go for the Scene.

Posted by kelly on 04/12/2010 at 4:53 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

I get the feeling that the same people that write this crap are the same people that sit around the majority of nashville shows judging and critiquing every note played instead of just enjoying the gift of music. I don't even really like vampire weekend all that much but your criticisms are jealous at best and insane at worst. You don't like them because they play (afro music), don't dress up, and sound too much like their records. How about giving us some useful information such as what songs they did play, how did the crowd receive them, what was the energy like and what young rock bands have played at the ryman lately and ? I wish I was in a band where the major flaw was we sounded too much like our records which are pretty good. Sometimes steering away from your records can be bad just go see a bob dylan show for proof. And please as a favor to everyone who enjoys live music please stay from Dr. Dog when they come to the mercy lounge.

Posted by DiscoJesus on 04/08/2010 at 12:37 AM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

This is a little pathetic. First of all don't hate them because they are preppy and went to an Ivy League school. Second of all what's wrong with being white and playing some afro-pop. Sounds like you guys are being a little racist. Third of all, don't be such hipsters.

Posted by BigDog425 on 04/07/2010 at 9:05 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10


It was "Let Me Clear My Throat" by DJ Kool

Posted by Nekos Barnes on 04/06/2010 at 9:45 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10


It was "Let Me Clear My Throat" by DJ Kool.

Posted by Nekos Barnes on 04/06/2010 at 9:44 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

Sadly for the Creamery All-Stars, the Vampires of the Weekend are pretty much cynicism-proof. I should know, I tried. Hard. I tried so hard it hurt the bowels of my unborn children. And, also, my bowels.

They're quite good, and, though "A-Punk" is hands-down their finest moment, thus far, it is by no means the be-all and end-all of their repertoire. If you wanna have a go at them, two words: boat shoes. My dad wears them. Or handlebar mustaches. My dad thinks they're lame.

Also, my wife went to the show, and she said there was a seven year-old next to her. Seven year-olds, dude.

Posted by Andrew J. on 04/06/2010 at 7:15 PM
Posted by wh on 04/06/2010 at 5:39 PM
Posted by wh on 04/06/2010 at 5:34 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

WH, nice profile pic. SWC FTW.

Someone at Beggars told me that the woman in the pics is Ezra's mom. It looks like the kind of pic modeling agencies take of potential models to see if they're photogenic or something.

Posted by EmilyForFree on 04/06/2010 at 4:48 PM

Re: “Vampire Weekend at The Ryman, 4/5/10

nice Gatsby allusion. no longer intern status.

Posted by wh on 04/06/2010 at 4:08 PM

Re: “All the Starving Horses

What you people are doing is wonderful!!!!I have 3 horses, 1 I rescued from man that would get drunk alot and hit the pony. He is doing great now and is starting to trust people again.All my horses are loved and I wish I could take on more but can't with this economy.Also I'm working with the U.S.Humane Society to try and pass the bill Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act, to stop our American horses going to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.I hope it gets passed soon,it makes me sick thinking about those innocent ponies and horses going through that awful pain. Keep up the good work and God Bless You.

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Posted by Sharon Holt on 03/28/2010 at 11:55 AM

Re: “All the Starving Horses

John - The remaining Cannon county horses - and some from Sumner - are with Volunteer Equine Advocates of Gallatin. ( There are adoption applications on their website. Thanks!

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Posted by Elizabeth Jones on 03/15/2010 at 10:00 AM

Re: “All the Starving Horses

I would like to get some information on how to adopt one of these horses. If you could send it to me, I'd really appreciate it. I had a horse in Michigan that had been abused before, and he turned out to be a really good horse. I'd like to help with abused horses, but my funds are limited, but I'd be willing to give some time. Are they still being kept in Murfreesboro? Thanks for your time, jwp

Posted by John Purviance on 03/11/2010 at 1:09 PM

Re: “Jonathan Richman at The 5 Spot, 2/24/10

oh mah gad Jonathan Richman's a geezer!!! The oldest living naif. Is he still a naif? Haven't seen him in 30 years.

Posted by geezerette I guess on 03/06/2010 at 5:33 PM

Re: “Black Eyed Peas at Sommet Center


Posted by josh on 02/21/2010 at 8:32 AM

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