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The strangest news event ever encountered during my days on earth would have to be the tragic stand-off between the Branch Davidian cult with the government in Waco, Texas (February 28-April 19th, 1993).
Deep Purple just released their 19th studio album, 'Now What?!,' produced by Bob Ezrin in Nashville, which proves this '70s progressive rock band are not HASBEENs!
Our minds work in funny ways sometimes, especially when the events are traumatizing and violent, such as these three (unrelated) incidents are.
An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photography and the Civil War (1861-1865), is one I'd love to see, but probably won't, since I live in Austin and can't make it to New York by September 2nd (Exhibit dates: April 2-September 2).
With US Attorney Jay Hileman quitting his role of prosecuting the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, might we say the killers of Mike McLelland and Mark Hasse are winning out?
The Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Corrections Tom Clements, 58, is shot dead, answering the doorbell at his secluded home (in Monument, Colorado) at 8:30 PM Tuesday.
You could almost reduce it down to Strawberry Alarm Clock, just to be safe, with Lewis Carroll looking on for ambience, texture, and anti-substance.
Simple Art is the Best Art. Sixto Rodriguez's Cold Fact, released in March of 1970 on Sussex, is a nice fit with this maxim. 43 years have passed by, but Cold Fact is still a new release. Why or how?
A 24 year old intern Dianna Hanson has been mauled and killed by an African Lion at Cat Haven, a wildlife center near Fresno, California. Dianna came from Seattle and started a six-month internship at Cat Haven in early January.
Pope Benedict XVI has given his farewell speech in St. Peters Square at the Vatican. The pope asked the faithful to pray for both...