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Short "hopumentary" about craft beer in the bay area.  Fun to see the City Beer Store, Zeitgeist, Lagunitas and other local beer folks for those who have met them and frequented their establishments.

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When you have about 50 minutes on your hands, meet Kim Peek, the real life Rainman (which is to say that the movie was loosely based on his life):

 

Part 1/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2T45r5G3kA

 

Part 2/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJjAbs-3kc8

 

Part 3/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Auufbu_ZdDI

 

Part 4/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRPxMDj33S4

 

Part 5/5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1aA5osvYgY

 

It would have been interesting to "know" Kim before Rainman, which seems to have had a profoundly positive impact on his self image and socialization skills during the intervening years.  I'd imagine that Dustin Hoffman's portrayal would seem much more spot on if we were afforded a glimpse of what he was able to observe at that time.

 

Edit:  I'm just learning about Kim Peek, and didn't realize that he died in December 19, 2009 at the age of 58.  It was a Saturday.  This year it will be a Thursday.  He was survived by his father, who was his life long companion and care taker. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Peek  

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