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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Relax Everyone ... Neil Young is NOT dead

Astronaut Neil Young dead @ 82 (Not)
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For a brief moment this afternoon, we thought our worst fear as a blogger had arrived.

Fortunately, we're able to report that Neil Young is NOT dead, despite the reporting of NBC News.

A major fail by NBC news. Correction: Astronaut Neil Armstrong dead @ 82.


And in other major breaking news, Neil Young was not the first man on the moon.

"That’s one small typo for NBC News,
one giant heart attack for the rust community."
Astronaut Neil Young

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More coverage NBC News Mistakenly Reports the Death of 'Astronaut Neil Young' - National - The Atlantic Wire.

Also, see The secret history of Neil Young, astronaut | by Harold Lepidus.

Nice job Harold! Great coverage of 'Astronaut Neil'.

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At 8/25/2012 09:39:00 PM, Blogger Zak Claxton said...

It's a good day whenever Neil Young isn't dead. RIP to Neil Armstrong, of course.

At 8/25/2012 10:28:00 PM, Blogger Matthew L. said...

Neil Young has certainly walked on the moon, but not as literally as Mr. Armstrong (RIP to an American treasure).

At 8/26/2012 12:50:00 AM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

I shook hands with Neil Armstrong, and you, Sir, are no Neil Armstrong....

At 8/26/2012 01:51:00 AM, Blogger Greg Mantho said...

Damn it Matthew, you got to the angle I was going to go for before me!

BTW, and as recently as a year ago I never would have dreamed I'd be saying this, I don't believe Neil Armstrong ever stepped on the moon. A decievingly realistic movie set, yes, but the moon? Uh, no (God, why can't I just keep these things to myself?). Mind you, I don't say we haven't been to the moon, just not via the dog and pony show otherwise known as the Apollo Eleven program. Check out Jay Weidner and David McGowan. I defy anyone not to come away from their research anything other than thunderstruck.

But RIP Neil, and Long May You Run, Neil.

A Friend Of Yours

At 8/26/2012 03:53:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neil Armstrong really did Walk Like A Giant.

At 8/26/2012 06:31:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Because I'm still in love with you.
On this harvest moon.

At 8/26/2012 06:33:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neil Young and Neil Armstrong > space explorers

At 8/26/2012 10:38:00 AM, Blogger setlistthief said...

I do believe, however, Neil Young has been Lost in Space.

At 8/26/2012 11:34:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

uh, unless yer a total maroon you would know who really died reading that headline. just sayin'.

At 8/26/2012 04:05:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


1st - to Greg Mantho - I ususally think your posts are among the more thoughtful and interesting. But to question the moon landing? Really? lol...ok whatever...

2nd - this entire thread and false headline...geez...I guess as rabid fans we should all prepeare for when the day does come, but what an intense thing to blog about haphazardly...all the more reason to see this tour no matter what it takes...there may not be another...

At 8/26/2012 08:01:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

Neil the astro-not/great picture.

At 8/27/2012 01:49:00 AM, Blogger Greg Mantho said...

Anon. 4:05, I promise you, no one is more surprised than me to call into question the Apollo Eleven moon program. I repeat, check out David McGowan at ( Wagging The Moondoggie), and Jay Weidner, If and when you do look at this research, and come away from it with your beliefs about Apollo Eleven still intact, please feel free to call me out (

“I’ve been wrong before, and I’ll be there again”, and I’ve lost a lot of people along the way due to my opinions, but I challenge you, and anyone else, to put your beliefs to the test. I repeat also, I do believe we’ve been to the moon. I’m not going to go to the mat on this one, but I always keep in mind the first question any lawyer or guru will ask: what are the facts? FWIW.

A Friend Of Yours

At 8/27/2012 02:20:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

In the interest of equal time:

At 8/27/2012 05:58:00 AM, Anonymous Andrew said...

i was here cause i saw it on facebook and thought shit man hope that aint true...neil young has done more for mankind then the other one did, just my in the army (how ever it's dressed)=death...get on that one....peace :)

At 8/28/2012 07:21:00 AM, Blogger SONY said...

Blue Moon this Friday Aug 31.

At 8/28/2012 10:42:00 AM, Blogger JimDC821 said...

Neil never Landed on the Moon, though he did Land on Water. And, while he never set foot physically on the lunar landscape, he has certainly reflected on its importance throughout his frequent howls to celebrate its fullness.


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