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Feb 9, 2022·edited Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Convoy is the song Homer Simpson sings into Bart's radio microphone:

https://youtu.be/4OfUxLtI7BI

I've hated it ever since

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Jared in his spanking fresh little cowboy outfit paints quite a picture.

Let’s see, conservatives are now four square behind Russia, Hungary, and Canadian truckers. Remind me again why right-wingers are supposed to be the True American Patriots.

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

"Northbound and down, loaded up and coup-in/We're gonna do what they say can't be done. . . "

(Different show, I know, but same idea)

What exactly would stop say the RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces from firing on those attempting a hostile border incursion? Because that's what this would be.

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Who ever could have imagined that so much crappy American pop culture would flow from one supremely crappy song? Or that C.W. McCall would go on to milk that formula for two more singles that charted?

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The movie Convoy...doesn't suck.

Pauline Kael was pretty right about it. Her descriptions of Ali MacGraw are hilarious.

https://scrapsfromtheloft.com/movies/convoy-1978-review-pauline-kael/

We recieve 10 trucks a day this time of year. Most of them seem to be driven by some guy named Ivan who looks like he may have a brother running a Hostel outside of Bucharest.

Trucker and heavy equipment operators are the most macho jobs you can have with a beer gut.

Funny stuff Roy -

Thanks!

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

The Supply Chain Fuckers is exactly the Republican look the Democrats need for this November. The ads write themselves. “While you were searching all over town for batteries for your four year old’s respirator, Ron Johnson was cheering on radicals blocking highways [insert footage of semis with ‘Trump 2020’ flags vs. gasping blond tyke and her frantic mother].”

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

"Convoys to the north of me/caravans to the south/here I am/stuck in the middle with you. . . "

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

For the 90th time: I hope that someday, someone stages an evening of theater with these scenes. I will fly from anywhere on the planet and pay any price to see it.

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Omg. I think those images are seared into my brain. Lol

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Yes, you've given us so much over the years. And "Fuckface" in brand new cowboy gear (including jangling spurs!) is *chef's kiss*

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Feb 9, 2022Liked by Roy Edroso

Jared as the ultimate Rhinestone Cowboy. Perfect.

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oh dear god i started to laugh at the first line, and never quit until the last one.

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Ha ha ha (blecchh)... sorry, too many 70s buttons pushed.

Aw but it makes me wonder, who is minding all the 70s-nostalgia buttons. The semi-seniors among us are all too vulnerable at this ghastly time.

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Only thing, I can't imagine Trump saying, "Mercy sakes." Maybe in a hard prison situation. Under extreme duress. He was not born to be the geek.

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