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(YouTube)   "Son, have you ever been arrested?" A Thanksgiving Tradition: 1967's "Alice's Restaurant", in its entirety   (youtube.com) divider line 81
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2013-11-28 08:40:15 AM
Kid I want your wallet and your belt.
 
2013-11-28 09:05:58 AM
One of these days, I am going to have to make a drive out to the quote-scene-of-the-crime-unquote.  I'll be sure not to bring any shovels, rakes, or implements of destruction.  Don't want to run into Chief Officer Obie Jr. or nothin'.
 
2013-11-28 10:36:58 AM
Father rapers?
 
2013-11-28 11:20:27 AM
Group W, right here on this bench.
 
2013-11-28 12:03:33 PM

marcpen: Group W, right here on this bench.


Beat me to it.  You got a damn lot of gall
 
2013-11-28 12:06:27 PM
Happy Thanksgiving to fellow Vermonters, the Guthrie family.

I
don't want a pickle
 
Rat
2013-11-28 12:06:34 PM
Remember Alice?

© its a song about Alice
 
2013-11-28 12:07:02 PM
Not an easy listening track is it. . .
 
2013-11-28 12:07:12 PM
I wish I could enter this post with circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back.
 
2013-11-28 12:08:35 PM
Good movie:D
 
2013-11-28 12:11:05 PM
Salute, and a happy Thanksgiving to all fellow Farkers/Farkettes.
 
2013-11-28 12:12:20 PM
Css: I really was once arrested for littering.
 
2013-11-28 12:12:54 PM
I watched this movie once .....once. what a horrible piece of sheet.
 
2013-11-28 12:14:00 PM
KISS MY GRITS!
 
2013-11-28 12:14:07 PM
I want to kill. I wanna see blood and guts and gore, and veins in my teeth. Eat dead, burnt bodies. I mean, I want to kill.
 
2013-11-28 12:15:43 PM

zzottt: I watched this movie once .....once. what a horrible piece of sheet.


I have to give Officer Obie (Obanheim) a lot of credit for playing himself in the film. As I recall from reading something a few years ago, he said something to the effect of "I'd rather make myself look stupid than have someone else do it".
 
2013-11-28 12:17:25 PM

NuttierThanEver: Father rapers?


Mother stabbers?
 
2013-11-28 12:20:19 PM
We visited the Guthrie Center last year and had an excellent time. Kids were a little surprised that the church was real place.
 
2013-11-28 12:22:34 PM

MontanaDave: I want to kill. I wanna see blood and guts and gore, and veins in my teeth. Eat dead, burnt bodies. I mean, I want to kill.


Turns out the shrink at MEPS isn't impressed with that line
 
2013-11-28 12:23:55 PM
Saw Arlo in concert a few years ago. It was interesting how he managed to rework the song to leave out the no longer acceptable gay slur.

Captain James T. Smirk: As I recall from reading something a few years ago, he said something to the effect of "I'd rather make myself look stupid than have someone else do it".


He remained on the local police force for decades. People who met him while passing through said he was good humored about the whole thing and a polite gentleman.
 
2013-11-28 12:24:06 PM

Smeggy Smurf: MontanaDave: I want to kill. I wanna see blood and guts and gore, and veins in my teeth. Eat dead, burnt bodies. I mean, I want to kill.

Turns out the shrink at MEPS isn't impressed with that line


He didn't pin a medal and you and say, "That's our boy?"
 
2013-11-28 12:24:11 PM

FriarReb98: One of these days, I am going to have to make a drive out to the quote-scene-of-the-crime-unquote.  I'll be sure not to bring any shovels, rakes, or implements of destruction.  Don't want to run into Chief Officer Obie Jr. or nothin'.


I know someone who is selling a red VW Microbus ....
 
2013-11-28 12:24:54 PM
He (Arlo) is currently worth 10 million plus. There gold in protest I guess!
 
2013-11-28 12:25:51 PM
I watched this movie once .....once. what a horrible piece of sheet.

I tried too, but couldn't watch the whole movie. I quit watching it when he wouldn't sleep with that girl because he was too righteous or something. I think that is how that happened.
 
2013-11-28 12:27:24 PM

blackhonda: He (Arlo) is currently worth 10 million plus. There gold in protest I guess!


There's bigger money in wit and talent.
 
2013-11-28 12:33:58 PM
farm4.static.flickr.com

Is familiar with Mid-East incarceration.
 
2013-11-28 12:35:09 PM
Takes me back to when a hippie dude in high school played this and tried to explain it for a "social studies" class project.

/takes me waaaay back
 
2013-11-28 12:36:53 PM

earthworm2.0: Css: I really was once arrested for littering.


============

I got arrested in Jersey for not having my car inspected.
 
2013-11-28 12:38:55 PM
FissileI got arrested in Jersey for not having my car inspected.

Was it also not injected, detected, neglected and selected?
 
2013-11-28 12:42:43 PM
Starts in 17 minutes here on the radio.  I like the film version also.
 
2013-11-28 12:43:29 PM
They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...
 
2013-11-28 12:45:48 PM

carmody: They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...


NPR
 
2013-11-28 12:45:58 PM

blackhonda: He (Arlo) is currently worth 10 million plus. There gold in protest I guess!


==================

Guthrie has also become a Rand Paul Republican.  Like a lot of those 60s "hippie" types it appears that he wasn't motivated so much by righteous indignation against and unfair and immoral society as he was interested in smoking dope and sleeping with groupies.....and not getting shot in a jungle in Southeast Asia.

BTW, there is an old dude who lives down the street who is rabid Tea-Party supporter.  Back in the 60s he was a hippie who lived in Greenwich Village.  He used his wealthy parents' money to attend a foreign medal school in Franco controlled Spain.  He came back after the draft ended.  He never did become a doctor.
 
2013-11-28 12:49:03 PM

MontanaDave: FissileI got arrested in Jersey for not having my car inspected.

Was it also not injected, detected, neglected and selected?


===========

I had to pay $25 dollar fine, $25 in court costs, and get my car inspected.........the inspector at the DMV shoved a probe up the car's tailpipe.
 
2013-11-28 12:49:24 PM

FriarReb98: One of these days, I am going to have to make a drive out to the quote-scene-of-the-crime-unquote.  I'll be sure not to bring any shovels, rakes, or implements of destruction.  Don't want to run into Chief Officer Obie Jr. or nothin'.


my uncle lived right up the road from the church, railroad track, etc...it's a nice little town
 
2013-11-28 12:59:16 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjKF7aQthcQ

This one's better. It has an awesome story followup about Nixon.
 
2013-11-28 01:00:18 PM

The war ended in 1973 you god damn hippies. Boomers: kill yourselves.

 
2013-11-28 01:00:29 PM

Fissile: I had to pay $25 dollar fine, $25 in court costs, and get my car inspected.........the inspector at the DMV shoved a probe up the car's tailpipe.


So you caused a nuisance? Group W bench.

/  [growl] NOW... [/growl]
 
2013-11-28 01:09:11 PM
www.saturdayeveningpost.com

That's Obie himself right up there in that Rockwell painting!
 
2013-11-28 01:13:31 PM
Shrink. I wanna kill...
 
2013-11-28 01:13:33 PM
Noon in St. Louis on Thanksgiving Day, KSHE 95.  I'm listening to it now.
 
2013-11-28 01:15:53 PM

carmody: They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...


WXRT, FM 93.1, Chicago, IL
 
2013-11-28 01:24:14 PM

jim32rr: carmody: They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...

WXRT, FM 93.1, Chicago, IL


106.9 WAFX, Chesapeake, VA

Never got anything out of it.  Other people like it.  To each their own.

/Billions of birds shoved into ovens and no voice cries out, no tears are shed
//but shove one Jewish person in. . .

Happy Thanksgiving and Chanukah all.
 
2013-11-28 01:29:59 PM

space1999: Is familiar with Mid-East incarceration.


And likes gladiator movies.
 
2013-11-28 01:30:33 PM
Te Muppets version was better.
 
2013-11-28 01:31:26 PM

jim32rr: carmody: They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...

WXRT, FM 93.1, Chicago, IL


Best station ever
 
2013-11-28 01:31:37 PM
Lipspinach KISS MY GRITS!
That's 'zona & New Mexico, & Flo Won't Say 'Kiss My Grits' Anymore
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1876&dat=19990406&id=VzofAAAAI BA J&sjid=v88EAAAAIBAJ&pg=6334,1912610

Obie posed for THIS Rockwell, that's a Mass State Kawp(think "The Departed") in "The Runaway"
http://www.norman-rockwell-france.com/images/0/01p/01-Policeman-with -B oys-1957-08.JPG

got stuck driving a truck to Massachsetts for some idiot a few Thanksgivings ago, really regret not stopping @ Alice's when I rolled thru...
 
2013-11-28 01:32:03 PM

duffblue: The That war ended in 1973 you god damn hippies. Boomers: kill yourselves wake up.

 
2013-11-28 01:33:28 PM
Alice's Restaurant came up in the course of discussion once upon a time, and an older fellow and I spontaneously starting singing a couple bars of it, in harmony.  Weirded the hell out of this AFROTC cadet in the room with us.

Because I was another AFROTC cadet.

And the older fellow was the USAF Colonel larger than life fighter pilot that was in charge of our training.

They still took both of us.  Things had changed, Arlo, things had changed... 18 years ago.
 
2013-11-28 01:38:44 PM

blottoman: jim32rr: carmody: They used to play this on a local radio station at noon every Thanksgiving. I bet one of the stations still does...

WXRT, FM 93.1, Chicago, IL

Best station ever


Without it Chicago would be ..... Milwaukee
 
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