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#1 x1yyz

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:02 PM

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By Yerbel Flint

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The staff looks around at an office in shambles, an office that hobbles along without direction, without purpose. How long can we go on this way? How long until something breaks? Tensions are running high as we all wonder how we could have been abandoned this way.

My name is Yerbel Flint and until recently I was the janitor here at the Yukon Blade Grinder editorial headquarters.  The YBG was a wonderful place to work, surrounded by the best writers in the music press. Our holiday parties were fantastic, and you wouldn't believe some of the celebrities who climbed atop the copy machine to Xerox their bottoms, but I digress; this article is not about the parties, it is about the loss of our beloved editor-in-chief, Tombstone Mountain. Without him the YBG has lost its magic.

Tombstone Mountain, often simply referred to as "TM" around the office, was last seen by the YBG staff in Los Angeles on August 2, the day after Rush's legendary final concert at The Forum. He was in high spirits and spoke of big plans for his publication. On August 9 he published a review of that show. The cover of that issue showed the three band members walking off into the distance, but who knew that was foreshadowing TM's own southward journey on to lose himself in Xanadu?

This isn't to say TM disappeared without a trace. He continues to occasionally post to the online music message board The Rush Forum. Fergle has reason to believe TM had stopped by the office on various weekends as piles of old newspapers had been arranged to form a bed. And TM's good friend Greyfriar has heard strange reports of a dark figure playing disc golf in the Black Forest on foggy nights.

No one knows where TM has gone or when he will be back. Reporters at the YBG office still await his return. Editors of rival publications have publicly cast doubts as to whether the Yukon Blade Grinder can stay afloat without a captain, saying our ship isn't coming and we just can't pretend.  If you see our captain, please send him home.

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:04 PM

View Postx1yyz, on 07 November 2015 - 07:02 PM, said:

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By Yerbel Flint

Yukon Blade Grinder Janitor Senior Editor


The staff looks around at an office in shambles, an office that hobbles along without direction, without purpose. How long can we go on this way? How long until something breaks? Tensions are running high as we all wonder how we could have been abandoned this way.

My name is Yerbel Flint and until recently I was the janitor here at the Yukon Blade Grinder editorial headquarters.  The YBG was a wonderful place to work, surrounded by the best writers in the music press. Our holiday parties were fantastic, and you wouldn't believe some of the celebrities who climbed atop the copy machine to Xerox their bottoms, but I digress; this article is not about the parties, it is about the loss of our beloved editor-in-chief, Tombstone Mountain. Without him the YBG has lost its magic.

Tombstone Mountain, often simply referred to as "TM" around the office, was last seen by the YBG staff in Los Angeles on August 2, the day after Rush's legendary final concert at The Forum. He was in high spirits and spoke of big plans for his publication. On August 9 he published a review of that show. The cover of that issue showed the three band members walking off into the distance, but who knew that was foreshadowing TM's own southward journey on to lose himself in Xanadu?

This isn't to say TM disappeared without a trace. He continues to occasionally post to the online music message board The Rush Forum. Fergle has reason to believe TM had stopped by the office on various weekends as piles of old newspapers had been arranged to form a bed. And TM's good friend Greyfriar has heard strange reports of a dark figure playing disc golf in the Black Forest on foggy nights.

No one knows where TM has gone or when he will be back. Reporters at the YBG office still await his return. Editors of rival publications have publicly cast doubts as to whether the Yukon Blade Grinder can stay afloat without a captain, saying our ship isn't coming and we just can't pretend.  If you see our captain, please send him home.


I want him back so we can argue again!

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:46 PM

Huge thanks to Lost In Xanadu for the overall idea, and for the headlines!

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:54 PM

I've tried hard to get a shot of that disc golf creature, but so far I had no luck. :no:
Hope I catch the damn bastard next week when I wander through the ancient forest again.

Duff, come back dude, we miss you big time!!! :yes:

Alone we are an ass, together we are genius. :rush:

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:56 PM

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:56 PM

View Postx1yyz, on 07 November 2015 - 07:46 PM, said:

Huge thanks to Lost In Xanadu for the overall idea, and for the headlines!

And x1yyz, your photos are awesome!  I can't stop laughing at the one of Neil !!   :laughing guy: :laughing guy:    TM, come back and appreciate this greatness!

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:58 PM

Isn't the Yukon in Alaska?  :D

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:58 PM

Neil playing drums on the shitter :laughing guy:

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 07:58 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 07:58 PM, said:

Isn't the Yukon in Alaska?  :D

That must be where he's at. Honing those blade grinding skills...

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:05 PM

Disc Golf Courses Of Goatnut. :LMAO: F**kin' brilliant, Gina. :ebert:

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:10 PM

Been busy...going DEEP undercover to net this story:

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:11 PM

Ok...

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:14 PM

Also been dealing with this guy. He's been living in my house, eating food from my fridge.

After we ran his letter, shit's getting real with Anthem

http://www.therushfo...-to-neil-peart/

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:21 PM

http://www.therushfo...les-forum-8115/

LA--it lives in my dreams:


Edited by Tombstone Mountain, 07 November 2015 - 08:39 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:23 PM

Gee, I've missed all the shameless self-promotion!

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:25 PM

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Been busy...going DEEP undercover to net this story:

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Please go home.
















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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:26 PM

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Gee, I've missed all the shameless self-promotion!
and I've missed all the ridiculous comments on the band making mistakes live on Periscope this tour.

Love ya chick!!! No seriously...I love you

Edited by Tombstone Mountain, 07 November 2015 - 08:27 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:34 PM

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 07 November 2015 - 08:26 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 08:23 PM, said:

Gee, I've missed all the shameless self-promotion!
and I've missed all the ridiculous comments on the band making mistakes live on Periscope this tour.

Love ya chick!!! No seriously...I love you

Well you know, they DID. It's not like I was making it up. :lol:

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:36 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 08:34 PM, said:

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 07 November 2015 - 08:26 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 08:23 PM, said:

Gee, I've missed all the shameless self-promotion!
and I've missed all the ridiculous comments on the band making mistakes live on Periscope this tour.

Love ya chick!!! No seriously...I love you

Well you know, they DID. It's not like I was making it up. :lol:
LA was flawless

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 08:39 PM

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 07 November 2015 - 08:36 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 08:34 PM, said:

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 07 November 2015 - 08:26 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 07 November 2015 - 08:23 PM, said:

Gee, I've missed all the shameless self-promotion!
and I've missed all the ridiculous comments on the band making mistakes live on Periscope this tour.

Love ya chick!!! No seriously...I love you

Well you know, they DID. It's not like I was making it up. :lol:
LA was flawless

LA was spectacular.





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