living end

the living end

The most exceptional, superlative, or extreme example of something. The phrase can be used both positively and negatively. When I was a teenager, I saw that band at least 20 times. I just thought they were the living end! If she is so mad at me that she won't come to my wedding, then that is the living end!
See also: end, living

living end

Fig. the absolute best [person]. We really like Ralph. He is the living end as far as his girlfriend is concerned.
See also: end, living
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Famous friends include Keith Urban, The Living End, Tina Arena, Steven Van Zandt, Joe Bonamassa and Journey's Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain.
The Living End was published in 1979, but I didn't discover it, or him, until, he died in 1995.
The performers include the Living End, Jessica Mauboy, Jimmy Barnes, Lee Kernaghan, Shannon Noll, Kate Ceberano, and John Williamson.
Young people today can't even imagine what it was like to be gay in the late '80s and early '90s, when people were dying every day all around you and it felt like a war zone," recalls writer-director Gregg Araki, whose break through movie The Living End remains one of the smartest and sexiest documents of the early years of the AIDS pandemic.
I experience solitude as a living end, not a dead end.
When the mule does not only balk when intended but also dance slither trip catch itself carry the story, & indulge in passions with the impunity of creatures who, like mules or fictional characters, are their own living end.
GREEN DAY; LIVING END (BREN CENTER, UC IRVINE; 5,710 CAPACITY; $26 TOP)
Splendor is something else again, but ultimately another type of evasion, or abnegation of responsibility: the creative responsibility of the artist who gave us that self-proclaimed "irresponsible movie" The Living End, or that most desperate of "Desperate Pictures" (the name of Araki's production company) The Doom Generation, with its passionate anger and equally passionate life-affirmation in the face of despair.
En el evento se presentaran tambien Bad Religion, Rancid, NOFX, Specials, Pletasters, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Bouncing Souls, Strung Out, Save Ferris, MXPX, Living End, Incubus, Skank-A-Tiers, Apocalypse Hoboken, y otros.
The Living End (1979), a collection of three interwoven novellas about heaven, hell, and Minnesota's twin cities of Minneapolis and St.
they focused on the independent living end of the housing continuum'.
In The Living End (1979), Elkin explores the hereafter and finds it to be a comic, mirror-version of the here and now.
The Living End (1979) is a comic fantasy on life and afterlife.
The game's soundtrack features an exclusive track from MxPx's next album and other hard-hitting songs from The Living End, Pulley, All, and 40 Watt Domain.
The Australian band The Living End first drew attention here in 1999, when the fiery ``Prisoner of Society'' became a minor hit on alternative radio (particularly KROQ, where it remains in rotation).