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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With a line-up comprising The Damned's Captain Sensible, Mike Peters of The Alarm, Stray Cat Slim Jim Phantom and Chris Cheney of The Living End, the potential is apparent and seeing how these icons gelled musically and on a personal level makes one wonder why they never got around to it much sooner.
With a line up comprising The Damned's Captain Sensible, Mike Peters of The Alarm, Stray Cat Slim Jim Phantom and Chris Cheney of The Living End, the potential is apparent and seeing how these icons gelled musically and on a personal level makes one wonder why they never got around to it much sooner.
Famous friends include Keith Urban, The Living End, Tina Arena, Steven Van Zandt, Joe Bonamassa and Journey's Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain.
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It has featured a number of Australian acts including Silverchair, Killing Heidi, The Living End and Parkway Drive.
I wasn't thinking about this sinister lexical accounting system when I first read Stanley Elkin's The Living End. Stanley Elkin was one of the last century's finest, wildest, funniest, most inventive writers, which is why so few people recognize his name today.
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.
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Since they wouldn't dare show how any of these looks might work now--I'd love to spruce up the 1987 hot pink Lacroix pouf affair with thick knitted leg warmers (isn't it time someone truly reconsidered the Flashdance look?) and beige orthopedic shoes (pace Imitation of Christ's recycled avant-gardism, the house stylizing of the chic-mavens at Purple, and Jeremy Scott's idea of fantasy, a certain "retardation" in dressing is currently the living end)--let me recommend a more involved, learned, and hands-on approach.
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.