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Entertainment News Archive - October 01, 2005

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - On Oak Street, the electricity is out and shop windows are still boarded up, but the bluesy guitar riffs blasting out of the Maple Leaf club can signal only one thing. Wolfman has returned to his favorite haunt.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner told the media giant's employees in a farewell e-mail the company was "poised for a tremendous future" under his successor, according to a report on Saturday in the Los Angeles Times.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.